Metadata management, automated
Altera is a standalone clip based metadata management tool, designed for archiving, re-organising, performing QC and exchanging the “data about your data”, allowing for powerful automations of daily workflows, to make them faster and easier and error free.
Streamlined workflows from set to post
Check and verify the consistency of your metadata, saving hours of manual cross-checking and avoid costly mistakes, with a purpose-built clip based metadata management software.
Fast-track your ALE turnaround
Altera is a project based software that can import, alter and export metadata files and export these files in multiple formats.
Import and manage metadata from standard file containers e.g. ALE, EDL and export into multiple different formats (eg .cdl, .csv). Check a full list of compatible formats.
Find & Replace
Easily find and replace metadata to modify, add and fix your metadata, using powerful RegEx tools
Merge & Append
Merge and append metadata from multiple files, even from different formats
Create custom layouts to filter and review your data
Altera it’s fully packed with tools to allow you to keep your data under control
Shared project collaboration
Features and Tools
- Smart Bins
- Check and Compare
- Merge and Append
The Export Tool allows users to easily create presets and export your metadata in multiple different formats in once.
You can create multiple layouts and save them as presets.
For example, you can group together all clips from A camera, or all clips that share the same resolution from your entire project. You can use any single metadata or combination of that to create your custom rules and filters.
Another example would be to compare your metadata against an MHL manifest to make sure that all your clips have been safely downloaded and verified.
A good use case could be combining a batch of metadata files from a whole day of camera rolls into a single master ALE, or merging metadata coming from two separate ALE files made by different softwares for the same roll.
- Operating Systems: Mac OSX
- Supported file types for Import/Export (Read/Write): .ALE, .CDL, .CCC, .EDL, .MHL**, .CSV, Final Cut XML*, ACES AMF*, .AAF*, Open Timeline I/O (OTIO)*.
* coming soon, **(read only)
- Report Types: .PDF, .HTML
- Licence Type: User based. Limited to 2 simultaneous installs.
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