DCP-o-matic is a free, open-source program to generate Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs) from videos, images and sound files. This means that you can create content to play on DCI-compliant cinema projectors.
It will run on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
20th March 2015
DCP-o-matic 1.78.0 was released. This version includes:
- A new Russian translation from Igor Voytovich.
- An updated Italian translation from Davide Sanvito.
- An updated German translation from Carsten Kurz.
- An updated French translation from Thierry Journet.
- An updated Spanish translation from Manuel AC.
- Fix a regression causing “programming error” at the end of encodes in some cases.
- Fix one cause of hangs at the end of encodes (#508).
- Fix frame corruption and crashes when duplicating source frames in the DCP (e.g. with 25fps content in a 50fps DCP).
- Fix incorrect timing of sound content when used with video that is being run faster or slower than its default rate.
- Fix a couple of errors when trying to put 1920x1080 content into a Scope container with no scale.
- Fix potential crash on encoding a second film in a session after closing the first.
- Use the number of mapped audio channels for the DCP name (not the number of DCP channels) (#479).
- Speculative fix for KDMs being rejected by EasyDCP player.
- Remove 1.37 ratio and correct Academy ratio to 1.375.
- Use a less accurate but much less time-consuming hashing method for content, dramatically speeding up examination of large files.
- Fix snap to work for all edges (#473).
- Fix hiding of filters edit button when there are a lot of filters (#475).
- Allow the audio parts of combined video/audio files to be removed in the timeline, which just unmaps the audio (#316).
- Only allow even DCP audio channel counts between 2 and 16 inclusive.
- Remove use of VRFY in SMTP sessions (#477).
- Examine a whole file to find its length if there is no readable header.
- Fix update checker.
Thanks to Carsten Kurz, Igor Voytovich, Christian Hove, Jose Angel Velasco Fernandez, Steve Smail, Markus Raab, Davide Sanvito, Thierry Journet and Manuel AC.
Six new supporters have been added since 1.77.0: thanks to Jose Angel Velasco Fernandez, Christopher Gray, Rui Pereira, Lawrence Towers, Frank Wenz and Roland Wirtz. Download it from here.
7th March 2015As of version 2.2.0 the marvellous VLC can now play DCPs! I have been experimenting with it a little today on a i3 laptop, using:
and although the CPU can't keep up with the video, it does at least try. I'd be interested to hear of anyone else's experience.
20th January 2015
DCP-o-matic 1.77.0 was released. This version includes:
- A full 36-bit (12 bit-per-channel) colour path through DCP-o-matic when high depth sources are used.
- Updated fr_FR translation from Thierry Journet and Lilian Lefranc.
- Updated de_DE translation from Carsten Kurz.
- Fix for slipping audio sync on DTS-encoded audio tracks in some cases (#352).
- Fix for incorrect read of some video files from iTunes (where they come up as being at 90,000 fps).
- Fix for parts of content at presentation times less than zero being played in certain circumstances (#418).
- Fix incorrect behaviour of "Down" button (to move content later in the list).
- Fix snap on the timeline to work properly when butting bits of content up to each other.
- Fix for long hangs at 99% complete when encoding files with large trims.
- Fix for a crash when dragging things in the timeline (and possibly at other times).
- Fix for incorrect subtitle timing when sources are trimmed.
- Fix for crash at 99% encoded in some cases.
- Fix for over-sensitive error checking in some cases.
- Fix problems with downloading projector certificates on Windows (#442).
- Make a considerable number of crashes give more useful error messages.
- Display sample aspect ratio for video content that declares it.
- Stop Cancel in the Add Cinema dialogue creating a new (empty-named) cinema (#449).
- Add ‘Copy as name’ button to copy the ISDCF name to the editable field in the DCP tab rather than the hack which copied it when ‘Use ISDCF name’ was un-ticked.
- Remove default scale configuration option and instead guess the initial scale from the content's size and pixel aspect ratio.
- Allow bypass of digest calculation for image sequence content.
- Allow bypass of colourspace conversion (#266)
- Rename “Add folder” button to “Add image sequence”
- Move “Keep video in sequence” button into the timeline window.
- Add Pause button for all jobs (part of #344)
- Remove code to load old DVD-o-matic configurations, as it's not well tested.
- Speculative fix for hangs at the end of encodes when using 3D content.
- Increase maximum allowed JPEG2000 bandwidth.
Thanks to Mike Blakesley, Carsten Kurz, David Nedrow, Thierry Journet, Mark Rolfe, Lilian Lefranc, Manuel AC and Elad Saad.
Eight new supporters have been added since 1.76.0: thanks to Eric Audurier, Maxime Estoppey, Patrick Haderer, Гуляев Михаил, David Nedrow, Jerome Cohen Olivar, Richard Turner and Johannes Wilbrand. Download it from here.
20th October 2014
DCP-o-matic 1.76.0 was released.
This version includes
- Update to nl_NL translation from Cherif Ben Brahim.
- Fix discovery of encoding servers to work more reliably.
- Fix loading of Targa files.
- Fix non-update of audio gain when changing the content selection.
- More fixes to some i18n on OS X.
- Fix crash on exit when the preferences dialog is open (on OS X).
- Fix server certificate downloads on OS X (#376).
- Allow separate X and Y scale of subtitles.
- Copy current ISDCF name into the film name when ‘Use ISDCF name’ is un-ticked.
- Fix hidden advanced preferences button in some locales (e.g. de_DE).
- Improve behaviour of batch converter window when it is shrunk (#338).
- Write <Creator> tags to CPLs with the creating DCP-o-matic's version number.
- Drop a hint when there is may be a better DCP container option than that currently selected (#392).
- Add a copy button to the preset colour conversions dialogue (#399).
- Fix missing ‘no stretch’ and ‘no scale’ options in defaults preferences.
- Allow drag and drop of files onto the content panel (#395).
- Possibly fix OS X crashes when doing audio plots.
- Some i18n fixes.
- A couple of other small fixes.