Cameras & Codecs

The CORTEX family of products supports virtually every camera in use today and all the most common formats used on set and in post.  With full support for 4K RAW camera media and gorgeous UHD output.


Supported Cameras and Recorders

  • ARRI Alexa ARRIRAW
  • ARRI Alexa ARRIRAW MXF
  • ARRI Alexa ProRes & DNxHD
  • ARRI Alexa 65
  • Canon 5D & 7D
  • Canon C300
  • Canon C500 RAW
  • Convergent Design Gemini
  • Convergent Design NanoFlash
  • GoPro
  • Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra
  • Panasonic P2 DVCProHD
  • Phantom Gold and Flex
  • RED One, Scarlet, Epic (Dragon sensor included)
  • RED Rocket and RED Rocket-X support
  • Sony F3 and F5
  • Sony F55 and F65 
  • Sony XDCAM EX3
  • Blackmagic Cinema

Supported File Formats and Codecs

  • Apple ProRes (including 444 XQ)
  • Avid DNxHD (Op-Atom)
  • Avid MXF 1-to-1
  • Avid DNxHR
  • ARRI DNxHD (VC3 Op1a)
  • Cineform
  • CinemaDNG
  • DVCProHD
  • DPX
  • H.264 / AVC / XAVC
  • H.265 / HEVC
  • JPEG2000
  • MPEG2 / XDCAM
  • OpenEXR
  • RED R3D
  • Sony SRMaster
  • TIFF

Available Output Formats

  • Avid DNxHD (all bitrates)
  • Avid MXF 1-to-1
  • Avid DNxHR
  • Apple ProRes (QuickTime)
  • Apple ProRes 4444 HQ
  • Blu-ray (automatically authored with chapters)*
  • DPX
  • DVD (automatically authored with chapters)*
  • H.264 (QuickTime / MP4)
  • HEVC*
  • IMF**
  • JPEG (QuickTime / JPG)
  • JPEG2000*
  • MPEG1
  • MPEG2
  • OpenEXR
  • TIFF
  • XAVC
  • XDCAM

 *available as add-on options
**IMF Available in Enterprise Editions only