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Sony Creative Software Launch Two New Products

SOny IBC 2014

Today is the start of IBC 2014 and SCS are announcing the launch of two new products – Catalyst Browse and Catalyst Prepare.  These applications for both the PC and Mac  are brand new applications for the professional video market.

Catalyst Browse is a free application that will be bundled with the launch of new Sony professional camcorders and Catalyst Prepare is a new paid-for application that is a new media preparation tool designed to revolutionize the post-production workflow.

Their website has more details and can be found here
The products will go live on the 30th September 2014 and so a new October price list will be issued covering the new products.

After the announcement today, there will be more information forthcoming and we really look forward to adding these great new applications to our list of professional products in the video, music and audio markets.


Press Release

Catalyst Prepare: The fast, simple, reliable path from camera to post

Media production is growing more complicated and turnaround times are getting tighter. You need a tool that eases the workload on your editors while staying on course for deadlines. Enter Catalyst Prepare, a new media preparation tool that revolutionizes the post-production workflow.

Catalyst Prepare organizes your media and bridges the gap between acquisition and editing. Featuring a wide range of supported resolutions, Catalyst Prepare takes data wrangling and media preparation out of the edit bay and into its own dedicated, superbly crafted space. With Catalyst Prepare, you’ll deliver the correct media to the post-production environment every time, keeping your creative energy focused directly on your vision.

Top line features:

  • Import
    • Import media from a variety of devices, formats, frame rates, and resolutions
  • Organize
    • Organization is key: Catalyst Prepare gives you the ability to organize your media into targeted, meaningful collections
  • Edit
    • View the details, zoom into every corner, mark In/Out, edit metadata, adjust colors, and create a storyboard to draft your vision


  • Export
    • Export a file, a group of files, or a storyboard.
    • Render to .MP4, DPX, OpenEXR, or XAVC in a variety of resolutions and frame rates, or upload to the cloud via Media Cloud Services Ci
  • Secure backup
    • Back up the entire volume with the confidence of Checksum verification
  • Color source and grading choice
    • Set the source color space and the grade color space independently
  • Create a rough cut
    • Use the Storyboard editor to sequence and edit a rough cut, then render the storyboard or export it as an EDL to a variety of NLEs

 List Price: $199.95
Download Part Number: CATP1099ESD
Box Part Number: CATP1000
UPC: 8 55309 72271 5
Product will go live on September 30th, 2014

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