Free, open-source DCP creation from almost anything.
DCP-o-matic is a free, open-source
program to create Digital
Cinema Packages (DCPs) from videos, images, sound and subtitle files. You can use it to make content for playback on DCI-compliant
It can take files in many different formats, including MP4, Apple ProRes, MOV, AVI, VOB (from DVDs), M2TS (from Blu-Ray), WMV, MKV, JPEG, PNG, TIFF and lots of others.
It will run on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
and is in use in 49 countries around the world.
9th July 2016
DCP-o-matic 2.9.0 was released.
This release has the following changes:
- Updated fr_FR translation from Thierry Journet.
- Updated uk_UA and ru_RU translations from Igor Voytovich.
- Updated nl_NL translation from Rob van Nieuwkerk.
- Updated cs_CZ translation from Tomáš Begeni.
- Updated de_DE translation from Carsten Kurz.
- Updated pt_BR translation from Max M. Fuhlendorf.
New features / improvements
- Support for a wider range of audio file types including MP3.
- Reduce CPU usage for the preview.
- Large speed-up to operations involving reading DCPs (especially audio).
.ass files as well as
- Add labels to audio streams in the audio map (#849).
- Add preference for the default number of DCP channels (#897).
- Add free-text notes field to cinemas and screens.
- Request confirmation before resetting preferences (#867).
- Use CPL title for KDM AnnotationTexts.
- Add tooltips over content channel names in the audio mapping view (#888).
- Re-add option to save DKDMs to a file.
- Keep audio plot and video waveform dialogues always on top (#756, #820, #909).
- Add Cancel button to custom colour conversion dialogue (#880).
- Provide option to abort more operations that require films to be saved (#847).
- Add hint on high audio levels (#822).
- Remove seconds from KDM time period specification (#819).
- Use up-to-date version of FFmpeg.
- Change some uses of the word ‘frame’ to ‘sample’ when talking about audio (#814).
- Add speculative Rec 1886/2020 presets.
- Basic guessing of audio mapping from filenames (#393).
- Add button to move a piece of content to the start of a reel (#798).
- Allow changes to subtitle line spacing.
- Clicks on timecode/frame number open dialogues to allow precise setting of preview position.
- Shift/control/shift+control clicks make nudge buttons nudge further.
- Experimental Centos 5 packages.
- Fix strange colour fringing on subtitles when burning them into existing DCP content (#752).
- Various fixes to text subtitles muxed into video files.
- Fix failure to parse SSA subtitles in some cases.
- Fix incorrect date when using copy-as-name (#869).
- Fix height of content properties dialogue (#884).
- Fix recently broken storage of video frame rate (#883).
- Fix progress updates when making a VF using new audio.
- Disallow referencing of Interop DCPs in SMPTE films, and vice versa (#804).
- Fix missing words in properties windows (#874).
- Ignore more hidden files when looking in image folders.
- Fix creation of 2D DCPs from 3D sources.
- Handle import of 3D DCPs better in a few ways (#806).
- Fix various bugs in Interop subtitle time parsing.
- Build a Windows XP version with OpenJPEG 1.5.x to work around mysterious speed loss.
- Various fixes to vertical positioning of subtitles.
- Take y scale into account when deciding subtitle line spacing.
- Fix thinkos with marked_up() rendering of bold/italic/underline.
- Make our own DirPicker wider in the new file dialog (#902).
- Correctly display configured italic / bold fonts in the subtitle font selector.
- Fix strange crashes at the start of encoding in some cases.
- Fix failure to underline subtitles.
- Fix crash on loading still images on some Linux builds.
- Fix crash when analysing audio of large-channel-count files.
- Increase frequency of progress updates on long jobs (#900).
- Improve progress reporting when doing image/sound digests.
Thanks to Thierry Journet, Carsten Kurz, Igor Voytovich, Rob van Nieuwkerk, Tomáš Begeni, Max M. Fuhlendorf and Xenophon the Vampire.
We have added six new supporters since 2.8.0: thanks to Tomislav Stojanović, Paul Carey, Pascal Nussbaum, Robert Legato, Petter Trønsdal and Kino
Download it from here.
1st July 2016
And another hello to our first in Uruguay, Cine Chaplin in Melo, Cerro Largo!
30th June 2016
Hello to our first users in Greece: MIMO in Thessaloniki!
10th June 2016
I am pleased to hear that students at the CalArts School of Film/Video are using DCP-o-matic to make
DCPs for festival submissions. Thanks for getting in touch!
8th June 2016
A big hello to the Transilvania International Film Festival which has been using DCP-o-matic!
31st May 2016
Welcome to the newest users on the list: Cinéma de Cinema 04 in Manosque, France and the York Student Cinema in York, England (at my old university!)
26th May 2016
Jamie from Atiigo Media just emailed to let us know that DCP-o-matic is in use in the Canadian Arctic, at the Astro Theatre in Iqaluit, Nunavet. Thanks Jamie!
24th May 2016
Hello to CDPC in France who are using DCP-o-matic to help with running their cinemas Cinéma La Turbine, Cinémas de Méribel, Ciné-Laudon, Cinéma Atmosphère and Ecran Mobile 74.
17th May 2016
Another two users have emailed in from Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia: the Australian International Animation Festival and the Animation and Visual Effects department at Charles Stuart University. Welcome!
16th May 2016
The Bournemouth Film School at Arts University Bournemouth is now added to the list of users. Welcome!