Sony RAW X-OCN AMA Plugin

Free.

The nablet Sony RAW X-OCN AMA plugin allows you to link, play and edit the Sony X-OCN formats as well as F65, F55, F5, and NEX-FS700 Raw MXF files via AMA in Avid editing products. It also supports the VENICE/CineAltaV X-OCN and RAW formats. The plugin provides support of viewing and editing capability with the gamma curve (S-Log3) and color space (S-Gamut3.Cine). The nablet Sony RAW plugin is the successor of the former Sony PLAV-RW1 plugin.

Windows, macOS

New in version 4.8.0

  • Support for the new Sony VENICE 2 camera X-OCN formats and its 8K imager modes.

The nablet Sony RAW X-OCN AMA Plugin allows you to link, play and edit the Sony X-OCN formats as well as F65, F55, F5, and NEX-FS700 Raw MXF files via AMA in Avid editing products. Furthermore it supports the VENICE/CineAltaV X-OCN and RAW formats.

The plug-in provides support of viewing and editing capability with the gamma curve (S-Log3) and color space (S-Gamut3.Cine). It will translate the image into S-Log2/S-Gamut when the meta data shows that the clip was shot in this monitoring environment. Otherwise, the image will be translated into S-Log3/S-Gamut3.Cine. Please select the LUT in Source Settings window accordingly.

The nablet Sony RAW Plug-in is the successor of the former Sony PLAV-RW1 plug-in.

Please read the instructions (included in the download) for important installation information.

Supported Operating Systems

Windows

  • Windows 11
  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Windows 8 64-bit

Mac

  • macOS 12 Monterey (Intel, Apple Silicon via Rosetta 2)
  • macOS 11 Big Sur (Intel Macs only)
  • macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • macOS 10.14 Mojave
  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra
  • macOS 10.12 Sierra

Supported Avid Products

  • Avid Media Composer v8.3 to latest releases

System Requirements

  • Media storage must be able to sustain a data rate of 600 MB/s per stream.
  • Windows OS minimum system requirement: Dual 6 core Intel Xeon Core i7 (Nehalem or later) with multithreading enabled at a speed of 2.66GHz or higher with at least 8 GB of memory installed.
  • MAC OS minimum system requirements: Dual 6 core Intel Xeon at a speed of 2.66GHz or higher with at least 8 GB of memory installed.
  • OpenCL supported graphic cards are required.
  • It is recommended the Video Quality Playback option be set to Best Performance.

Version 4.8.0

  • Support for the new Sony VENICE 2 camera X-OCN formats and its 8K imager modes.

Version 4.7.1

  • Approved for Windows 11 and macOS 12 (Monterey) (Intel, Apple Silicon via Rosetta 2).
  • Fixed failure to read and decode frame data from storrage with huge sector size.

Version 4.7.0

  • Mac version refactored and approved for macOS 11.0 (Big Sur).
  • Added a control to the Source Settings dialog to modify a clips sharpness.

Version 4.6.3

  • Added control to modify a clip’s exposure value in Source Settings dialog.

Version 4.6.2

  • Fix: Plugin failed to load under Media Composer version 2018.11 or earlier on Mac systems.

Version 4.6.1

  • Fix volume linking for X-OCN XT.
  • Mac version approved for macOS 10.15 (Catalina).

Version 4.6.0

  • Support for the new VENICE/CineAltaV v4.0 imager mode 4K 2.39:1.
  • Adjusted black level in color conversion.
  • Mac version now notarized by Apple.

Version 4.5.8

  • Fixed detection of supported Nvidia OpenCL GPU on certain system configurations with latest Nvidia drivers.

Version 4.5.7

  • Added support for the new VENICE/CineAltaV v3.0 imager modes 5.7K 16:9 and 6K 2.39:1
  • Added support for new X-OCN XT recording format.
  • Added White Balance adjustment controls in the Source Settings dialog.
  • Added dual GPU support for RAW/X-OCN development and color conversion.

Version 4.5.6

  • Improved stability

Version 4.5.5

  • Added support for the new VENICE/CineAltaV v2 imager modes 6K 17:9 and 1.85:1 and 4K 6:5 (anamorphic).
  • Increased GPU power utilization for better playback performance.
  • Fixed swapped LT/ST labeling for X-OCN from VENICE/CineAltaV camera.

Version 4.5.4

  • Fixed link failures cause by invalid GPU detection on certain hardware configuration.
  • Improved playback performance on multicore systems.

Version 4.5.3

  • Support new VENICE/CineAltaV X-OCN and RAW profiles.
  • Improved detection of supported GPU devices.
  • Write AudioRefLevel into AAF when present in source MXF.

Developed under license from Sony Corporation and Avid Technology, Inc.
Avid, Avid Media Composer and Avid NewsCutter are registered trademarks of Avid Technology, Inc.
Sony, X-OCN, XDCAM, XAVC are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
macOS is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

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