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Import media files first then import metadata through ALE or TSV
by Salvador Garza 3 years ago
Is it possible to import a number of videos into CatDV Pro and then later attach or augment their metadata through an ALE or TSV I'm specifically interested in Scene and Take information. I've tried t
Re: Import media files first then import metadata through ALE or TSV
by bryson jones 3 years ago
Nice work, and thanks for posting your findings to the community. We've not done any Avid workflow stuff in the client in a while. Nice to see the tape name stuff is still live and available. bryson b
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Salvador Garza liked this 3 years ago
Cache-A alternative
by Jamie Crausman 4 years ago
We use a Cache-A pro cache unit to archive our media. We have (mostly) been happy with the integration between CatDV and Cache-A but are now being told by ProMax that they are ending support for our u
Re: Cache-A alternative
by bryson jones 4 years ago
Hi there, As was mentioned XenData provides a product that does indeed use a "cache" to archive files in its standard workflow. Also, there is middleware to connect a CatDV Server system to a XenData
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Earle Nichol liked this 4 years ago
Asset Management Video Overview
by bryson jones 4 years ago
My buddy Michael Kammes has a great video series called "5 Things" that tackles all sorts of tech and post topics. It's great and this month he's doing DAM. Check it out. http: 5thingsseries.com asset
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Pierre Valliere liked this 4 years ago
Re: Asset Management Video Overview
by Pierre Valliere 4 years ago
Very good video! And all the episodes too!
Cat DV XMLs not exporting correctly
by Dan Lewis 5 years ago
Hi All, I am having trouble exporting XMLs from CAT DV. It used to be the case that I could export an XML from a video catalog and use it to import clips into Adobe Premiere CC - however, recently the
Re: Cat DV XMLs not exporting correctly
by bryson jones 5 years ago
Excellent, hope this cleared things up. You can do so much with CatDV Pro, right out of the box. bryson bryson "at" northshoreautomation.com northshoreautomation.com
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Dan Lewis liked this 5 years ago
Automate Tagging
by Justin Mason 6 years ago
Hello all, I'm fairly new to CatDV. The production I now work for has had CatDV 'up on the shelf' for some time and we're now ready to move forward. I've been working on ingesting and cataloging the h
Re: Automate Tagging
by bryson jones 6 years ago
If you take a look at the Worker Node's variables (under the "help" button when you're editing a worker action) you will find a ton of things that can be extracted. If you need to do the type of extra
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Carla Vidal liked this 5 years ago
Creating paths for Proxies with CatDV Worker and Episode
by Tim Rose 5 years ago
I ve gotten Worker to send the proxy creation off to Episode, but I m having some trouble getting the proxy output where I need it to be. When worker is creating the proxy and I "build proxy in ' Volu
Re: Creating paths for Proxies with CatDV Worker and Episode
by bryson jones 5 years ago
Tim, we should bring this up here to save others time and energy. There is a conflict between the way CatDV Worker Node sends paths as arguments to the Episode Command Line. Which of course you would
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Tim Rose liked this 5 years ago
(Various) tag in Notes field
by Craig Shields 6 years ago
I'm not sure if this is a glitch in CatDV or I'm doing something wrong. We have the latest version of CatDV Server. In my tab I have a Multiline text field called Notes. If I select a few clips and ad
Re: (Various) tag in Notes field
by bryson jones 6 years ago
Hey there, I'm not sure text fields in CatDV can be appended to in that way. Whatever you write is overwritten generally. Example if you have 3 records with: 1 2 3 in them, if you select them, they wi
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Craig Shields liked this 6 years ago
Unable to delete user defined field and new user defined field is not showing up in work node
by Jay Lloyd 6 years ago
Hello, I am running CatDV Pro 10.0.8(OSX 10.8) and Server 6.8.2(OSX Server 10.8). I just noticed that I can't delete any user defined field from CatDV Pro. I didn't have this problem before when I was
Re: Unable to delete user defined field and new user defined field is not showing up in work node
by bryson jones 6 years ago
This is a common problem in larger deployments and the answer, as in most things DAM-related, is planning. The short answer is buy another Worker. But that may not be feasible for you. If you log into
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Gene Bauer liked this 6 years ago
IN and OUT from XML sidecar
by Toni Popovic 6 years ago
Hi, I've been testing reading in and out points from and XML sidecar and can't seem to get it to work. The clip will always import in CatDV as having IN 0:00:00:00 and OUT IN+length. Is there a restri
Re: IN and OUT from XML sidecar
by bryson jones 6 years ago
Toni, I've not seen this myself. However, I did some quick tests. In my testing, I did not get the IN2 and OUT2 to come in from the sidecar file, even with the values set in the same 00:00:00:00 TC. W
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Toni Popovic liked this 6 years ago
Incorrect Info about CatDV and BRU solution integration
by Tim Jones 6 years ago
Hi folks, I needed to clarify the BRU Server CatDV integration status based on what we're hearing in our sales department - We've received calls from 1 2 dozen BRU users since NAB indicating that a Ca
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Tim Jones liked this 6 years ago
Re: Incorrect Info about CatDV and BRU solution integration
by bryson jones 6 years ago
I might add that Kevin Duggan, Keys (from Dax) and I were noting at NAB that this was in fact, the first archive product to work with CatDV. I think the confusion comes in that BRU alone doesn't integ
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Tim Jones liked this 6 years ago
clip status
by Carla Vidal 6 years ago
Would any of you know why the different "Clip status" already set in CatDV Client are not carried out to Web Client It is not available neither in main homepage nor when Editing smart folders. Does it
Re: clip status
by bryson jones 6 years ago
Carla, We generally create our own "status" fields. Also the idea of one status is something of a misnomer. We find that 2, 3 or more "status" fields are necessary, along with a status log field for e
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Carla Vidal liked this 6 years ago
CatDV Flips Entries In Fields
by Darwin Hall 6 years ago
Entries in "Working Title" and "Production Team" flip-flop every time I close then re-open CatDV. Same thing for "People Interviewed" and "Organization." Highly annoying. These might be field names my
Re: CatDV Flips Entries In Fields
by bryson jones 6 years ago
Ok, are you perhaps using 2 copies of CatDV that don't have matched settings If you are using the standalone product, there's no way to ensure that someone doesn't change the field layout. If you ente
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Nathan McAlpine liked this 6 years ago
Web Client User Access
by Eric Strand 8 years ago
Hello all, The company I'm with has been demoing and looking into CatDV for the past several months. While there tons of strengths to the program our biggest issues have been with the web client. It w
Re: Web Client User Access
by bryson jones 8 years ago
You bring up one of the harder concepts to grasp in the CatDV system. Managing access to clips through the balance of Catalogs, vs. Production Groups vs. Roles. As I paraphrase Kevin Duggan, "often th
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Carla Vidal liked this 6 years ago
Creating custom variables for CatDV Worker node
by Edson Cudjoe 7 years ago
Hi there, When choosing watch actions within the Worker node of CatDV, is it possible to create your own customary style of renaming files I know that there are variables called "$U" and "$u" which ca
Re: Creating custom variables for CatDV Worker node
by bryson jones 7 years ago
The field ID for ClipID is "CREF." So something like $g-${CREF}$e would get you the name with the ClipID added to the end but before the file extension. (I havent tested that exact one, that's only fo
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Edson Cudjoe liked this 7 years ago
Unix User field
by Shane Johnson 7 years ago
I've been using the Unix user field to notify our helpdesk who has made changes that need to be looked at. However, for some reason this field is only showing some of the users' last names and not fir
Re: Unix User field
by bryson jones 7 years ago
It's directly from the CatDV db in SQL so it's generally not user accessible. It is normally the logged in user account of the machine that is accessing the CatDV Server so if their account name is in
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Shane Johnson liked this 7 years ago
Changing status on a failed proxy
by Shane Johnson 7 years ago
I need some help in having Worker Node change the Proxy Status of an item if it Fails to create the proxy. I currently have it set to create a proxy when Proxy Status is changed to Make Proxy and then
Re: Changing status on a failed proxy
by bryson jones 7 years ago
That CLI trick is nice, Rolf. We're actually working on some new transcoding workflows that write back to CatDV whether they pass or fail. Stay tuned to this space... bryson bryson "at" northshoreauto
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Shane Johnson liked this 7 years ago
How can I make an EVENT MARKER Search through catalogs?
by Carla Vidal 7 years ago
is it possible I can't find the way to do it... thank you!! Carla
Re: How can I make an EVENT MARKER Search through catalogs?
by bryson jones 7 years ago
Good one Brad. ;) The thing is, remember that CatDV is an Asset Management system so it will return lists of assets, not markers. There is no marker search capability that will return a list of marker
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Carla Vidal liked this 7 years ago
CATDV and StorageDNA ?
by Pat Horridge 7 years ago
Anyone using CATDV as a front end to StorageDNA LTO-5 Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Production Editing Digital Media Design DVD T +44 (0)20 7505 4701 F +44 (0
Re: CATDV and StorageDNA ?
by bryson jones 7 years ago
The good news is that if you're setting up SDNA's CatDV workflow, they will do the install for you generally. If you don't have a reseller established they will offer professional services to help wit
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Kendall Kaiser liked this 7 years ago
Automatic upload to youtube from CatDv?
by Katie Lowson 8 years ago
Good afternoon all, Can anyone please advise if it's possible to create a rule whereby a video will automatically export itself from CatDv to YouTube when it's been saved Many thanks in advance!
Re: Automatic upload to youtube from CatDv?
by bryson jones 8 years ago
Katie, Did you get this sorted We will have this ready after the holidays if you still need it. It's running solidly in beta now. The workflow publishes to YouTube the video, the Title, Description, C
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Jos Brouwer liked this 7 years ago
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