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Assimilate Scratch PlayDeveloper of the digital cinema engine SCRATCH, Assimilate made an announcement this morning about their free new massively inclusive, cross-platform media player SCRATCH Play, which supports a wide array of video formats, including cinematic and DSLR RAW files and VFX formats, while at the same time offering color-correction capabilities, as well as metadata control. Continue reading to find out more about what this powerful player can do. More »

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Blackmagic DaVinci ResolveNowadays, we equate ‘DaVinci’ with the powerful color correction software Resolve. It can be easy to forget DaVinci’s hardware-based origins, just as it can be easy to forget Media Composer’s origins as the dedicated machine editors used to call “The Avid.” Even in their software forms, these systems retain media matching abilities that were vital in the stand-alone NLE days — control of metadata. Resolve is no exception, even though we think of it primarily, even exclusively, as a grading tool. Scott Freeman, online editor of the USA series Suits and Covert Affairs, has recently taken the time to illustrate Resolve’s muscular metadata abilities. His workflow reminds us that such abilities are still quite useful today – when teaming up with Avid and otherwise. More »