Colorfront Transkoder 2018 is a tool for DCP and IMF mastering, including: high performance JPEG2000 encoding and decoding, 32-bit floating point processing on multiple GPUs, MXF wrapping, accelerated checksums and AES encryption and decryption, IMF/IMP and DCI/DCP package authoring, editing, transwrapping.

Transkoder 2017 adds features such as Dolby Atmos ® audio and Dolby Vision ® HDR encoding, per frame metadata to OpenEXR, Civolution NexGuard forensic watermarking, AS-11-DPP output, audio level meter and vectorscope, CIE XY HDR analyzer, automatic calculation of MaxFALL / MaxCLL values to be inspected in a graph window for SMPTE ST 2086:2014.


Transkoder is based on COLORFRONT’s award winning On-Set Dailies architecture and uses cost-effective, commodity hardware, such as the latest Supermicro and HP Z840 workstations and the Mac Pro, to deliver faster-than-real-time processing to transcode, decode, convert, wrap and process files to various high-end formats. Transkoder also runs on cloud instances to be used with the REST API.


Video demonstrating the creation of a Dolby Vision ® HDR IMF package for Netflix using Transkoder

The Transkoder user guide is available for download

Other tutorials and user guides can be downloaded from the Colorfront support website.