Boston — EditShare, a technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, has released a new version of its Flow media asset management solution.
Flow 3 offers new features, such as AirFlow for Web-based remote access and Flow Automation for designing smart, time-saving templates that automate repetitive tasks like file copying, deleting, transcoding and archiving. The new Flow 3 release also features UI enhancements, including improved cuts-only editing, enhanced drag-and-drop facilities, and support for third-party storage.
Fully integrated with EditShare shared storage (XStream, Energy, Field and Ultra) and archiving (Ark) products, Flow 3 is a true end-to-end workflow solution, from baseband SDI and file-based ingest with transcode to asset logging, browsing and retrieval of content on EditShare media spaces and archives. Integrated production tools facilitate fast shot selection, rough cuts and preview of media with associated metadata from standard desktop systems connected to the EditShare network.
Flow 3 features six distinct modules:
- Flow Ingest - manage SDI and file-based ingest direct to storage. Offers "edit-while-capture" scenarios, advanced support for metadata and codecs.
- Flow Logger - intuitive user interface for super fast, stress-free logging.
- Flow Browse - advanced search functionality for any media type across online, near-line and offline shared storage and archives.
AirFlow - organize media files and permissions via the cloud.
Flow Automation - reduce time spent on repetitive tasks with customized workflow templates; automates complex file transactions and migrations.
Flow API - integrate third-party systems into the EditShare environment.