One Player to Rule Them All

Sixteen camera specific format players/transcoders or one universal tool that rules them all! The most responsive player with the most modest hardware requirements. The go to player for all things immersive, including HMD support on Windows and Mac. Going beyond just a media player, Play Pro supports: Look- and Metadata Management, dual screen / SDI output and rendering ProRes (both on OS X and Windows), H.264 up to 8k and 12 bit H.265. And of course, Play Pro supports Apple ProRes RAW better than any other tool on the market!


FEATURE LIST - Supported Formats

Import Formats:
• Apple ProRes RAW
• Apple ProRes (4444 XQ, 4444, 422 HQ, 422, 422 LT, 422 Proxy)
• Blackmagic RAW
• RED REDCODE RAW (R3D) support incl. Komodo and V-Raptor cameras
• Sony F65/F55/F5 RAW, XAVC 4K, X-OCN, SONY SRFile (SStP) MXF
• Canon C200/C500/C700 RAW (RMF & CRM), C100/C300/C500 MPEG2, XF-AVC MXF, XF-HEVC MXF, EOS 1D/5D/7D
• Panasonic AVC-Intra MXF, Varicam V-RAW
• Avid DNxHD/HR
• Phantom Flex 4K .cine RAW
• Cineform RAW
• Z CAM ZRAW (Windows only - via ZRAW Plugin)
• Kinefinity RAW (DNG & KRW)
• Cinema DNG (incl. Blackmagic, AJA, AATON, Bolex, Kinefinity, Ikonoskop, Panasonic, Pentax and DJI)
• DSLR Raw Photo formats
• H.264 (MP4, MOV & MXF up to 10 bit 4:2:2)
• H.265/HEVC (up to 12 bit)
• Uncompressed media (DPX, TIFF, TGA, SGI files from digital, tape or scanned sources)
• OpenEXR uncompressed 16/32-bit format support
• Other image sequence formats: JPEG, JPEG2000, BMP, PNG

Export Formats:
• Apple ProRes (4444 XQ, 4444, 422 HQ, 422, 422 LT, 422 Proxy)
• H.264 (in 8 and 10 bit)
• H.265/HEVC (in up to 12 bit)

FEATURE LIST - Grade & Looks

• Basic CDL Grading incl. Lift-Gamma-Gain mode
• Import 1D and 3D LUTs (.lut, .xml, .txt, .3dl, .cube)
• Import CDLs (.cdl, .cc), CTL (.ctl)
• Export 1D and 3D LUTs
• Export CDL as separate file or included in an ALE
• Soft Clip parameters
• Clip versioning


What makes the best ProRes RAW Transcoder on the market?

• available on both macOS and Windows (incl. Apple licensed ProRes encoding on Windows)
• supports changing White balance, ISO gain and Exposure offset with ProRes RAW
• supports debayer to all known color spaces and log-curves, including ACES
• reads all and any metadata from the ProRes RAW files, such as:
Camera model, lens used, f-stop number, focal length and many more
• forwards all metadata to the transcoded h264/h265 & Apple ProRes files
• allows to export ALE and PDF reports with thumbnails, notes and all metadata



• Vector Scopes
• Histogram
• Curves
• Waveforms
• CIE Plot
ScopeBox Support via ScopeLink
OmniScope Support
Light Illusion ColourSpace CMS Integration
• Annotations: multiple colored notes per shot
• Draw on-screen review annotations
• Metadata management: incl. add/update
• HDR - support HLG, PQ, HDR10
• HDR - generate mastering report, incl. Max FALL / CLL
• Play List - start Play Pro with a (*.splx) playlist file


• Single View, Dual View, Split View, A-B view
• Video-io support for Blackmagic, AJA and Bluefish444
• Multiple SDI-outputs across multiple output devices
• Multiple NDI-outputs
• Range View, channel selectors
• Playback 360/180 equirectangular
• VR Headset support
• Audio Monitoring, Routing & Millisecond accurate slipping


• Render: Apple ProRes, h.264 (up to 8K), h.265
• Publish: ASSIMILATE Dailies Online/YouTube/Vimeo
• Report generator, ALE metadata export
• Export timeline, including grade to full SCRATCH


• 3D180/360 support
• HMD support (Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, all Steam VR based headsets)
• Ambisonic Audio support
• Publish to Dailies Online/YouTube 180/360

What you need to run Play Pro

OS: Windows 7 / 10. OSX 10.9 and up.
CPU: Any modern Intel or AMD processor. Preferable equal to Intel i5 or up
GFX: Any modern (gaming) graphics. (Note that on systems with only integrated Intel graphics not all features might be supported)
RAM: Min 8Gb. Preferred 12Gb or more.
SDI (optional): AJA, Bluefish444, Blackmagic.

Learn more about Play Pro


Learn more about Play Pro by viewing this introduction video.

Pick My Plan


Play Pro is available as:

  • a monthly automatic recurring subscription - $19 USD
  • a 1 year rental - $199 USD
  • a permanent license (incl. 1 year of support & updates) - $299 USD
  • support renewal with a permanent license - $100 USD
  • a site license (contact sales for more info)

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