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Camera 6.0 Beta

PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:07 am
by Tim Schumann
This update has now been replaced with camera 6.0 general release.

Announcement post for 6.0 Beta:

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 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.

Feedback to the 6.0 Beta email has now closed as our 6.0 general release is now available on our support site here.

To go along with this release there is also a full release of DaVinci Resolve that already supports our new Blackmagic RAW format in 15.2.2. These software updates are available on our support pages now.