Colorfront's Transkoder is a powerful dedicated 2K/4K/8k transcoding application automates fast, high-quality digital file conversion at the highest performance for studios and VFX facilities and post production facilities.
Transkoder (TKD) is based on COLORFRONT’s award-winning On-Set Dailies architecture and uses cost-effective, commodity hardware to deliver faster-than-real-time processing to transcode, decode, convert, wrap and process files to various high-end formats.
Transkoder 2022 is the latest release of COLORFRONT’s mastering system for digital cinema and high-end UHDTV production. COLORFRONT Transkoder is the ultimate tool for DCP and IMF mastering, offering the industry’s highest performance JPEG2000 encoding and decoding, 32-bit floating point processing on multiple GPUs, MXF wrapping, accelerated checksums, encryption & decryption, IMF/IMP and DCI/DCP package mastering, editing and versioning.
Transkoder 2022 features Dolby Atmos® audio and Dolby Vision® HDR QC and encoding, per-frame metadata to OpenEXR, Nagra NexGuard forensic watermarking, advanced second head HDR analyzer, calculation and visual display of MaxFALL / MaxCLL values for SMPTE ST 2086:2014.
Advanced DCP and IMF mastering features include IMSC, Time Text format (SMPTE-TT), closed caption and subtitles, including keyframe animated PNG/text based formats, insert editing, bitrate and PSNR analysis, adaptive J2K encoding with PSNR and bitrate targeting, package validation with logging and reporting as well as international language support.
For remote workflows, a reference quality streaming player server component is built into the application. Workflows can be automated using REST rendering API and user customisable web forms to trigger processing jobs.
Colorfront Transkoder 2022 runs on both PC and Mac.
"Technicolor has been a pioneer in digital cinema since its inception in 1999. We provide our clients with worldwide scale coupled with locally managed and delivered digital cinema releasing services including mastering and distribution. We’ve been extremely impressed with the speed and flexibility of Colorfront Transkoder for DCP and IMP creation. The team is sharp, fast and flexible and their products are a direct reflection of this."
Nick Mitchell, Vice President, Digital Cinema Mastering Services
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