Camera 6.0 Beta

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Tim Schumann

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Camera 6.0 Beta

PostFri Sep 14, 2018 8:07 am

We are very happy to announce that today at IBC we are releasing Camera 6.0 Beta for URSA Mini Pro. This is a huge release and there is a lot of info on our website including a new video about our new format Blackmagic RAW. You can find it all here.

What’s new in Blackmagic Camera Setup 6.0 Beta

New features for URSA Mini Pro

• Add new Blackmagic RAW codec support.
• Add new demosaic algorithm.
• Add Generation 4 color science.
• Add Constant Bitrate 3:1, 5:1, 8:1, 12:1 recording.
• Add Constant Quality Q0 and Q5 recording.
• Add Blackmagic RAW clip based metadata.
• Add Blackmagic RAW per-frame metadata.
• Add '4.6K Film to Extended Video' LUT.
• Add '4.6K Film to Rec 2020 Hybrid Log Gamma' LUT.
• Add '4.6K Film to Rec 2020 PQ Gamma' LUT.
• Add Level A support for 3G SDI.
• Add support for SDI tally over-ride.
• Add codec options in SDI Camera Control Protocol.
• Add Blackmagic RAW info to URSA Mini Manual.
• Improved lens support for servo zoom lenses.

New applications and SDK resources

• Add Blackmagic RAW Player for Mac.
• Add Blackmagic RAW QuickLook plugin.
• Add Blackmagic RAW SDK Developer information.
• Add support for .braw file format.
• Add support for .sidecar files.

No new features in 6.0 for other camera models. Use only for URSA Mini Pro.

Known issues in 6.0 Beta:
• Camera Control app not compatible with the beta in this release.
• Clips with dropped frames will not decode past the dropped frame in Resolve.
• URSA Viewfinder and Studio Viewfinder will need an update to fully support Generation 4 Colour science from URSA Mini Pro.

To submit any feedback on the 6.0 Beta please email

To go along with this release there is also a full release of DaVinci Resolve that already supports our new Blackmagic RAW format in 15.1. These software updates are available on our support pages now.

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