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EXPLAINER: Interoperable Master Format (IMF)
Report: IMF State of the Union (Winter 2021)
Welcome to our first quarterly report on the state of the Interoperable Master Format (IMF), covering:
- open source
Pulse survey 2021
The IMF User Group is conducting its annual user survey. Your participation will help the community better address your IMF and component-based workflow needs. Please complete the following before March 12, 2021:
Best practices: Packaging and Delivery Glossary
The UG has published a glossary for terms used in packaging and delivery operations.
Best practices: multichannel audio in IMF
The UG has published best practices on authoring multichannel audio track files, including the use of the MCA framework to label and routing audio channels.
Recording available: IMF 101 Tutorial and Q&A (May 11)
#nabshowexpress is live! Sign-up and watch our IMF 101 tutorial and Q&A. Learn about the Interoperable Master Format. Hear answers to tough questions like: “is IMF really interoperable?
New edition: Timecode Best Practices
The UG has published a new version of its timecode best practices.
Based on feedback from users and implementers, timecode tracks are now prohibited in IMF Track Files:
- processors that create Track Files shall not emit MXF Timecode tracks in any IMF Track File.
- processors that validate Track Files shall warn but not reject an IMF Track File if it contains an MXF Timecode track.
- In all other cases, processors shall ignore MXF Timecode tracks
Recording for our IMF 101 Tutorial hosted on April 22 is available
IMF 101 Tutorial (repeat performance)
By popular demand, we have scheduled a repeat performance of our IMF 101 Tutorial on May 11 at 9 AM Pacific Time.
Getting started with component-based workflows? Interested in learning more about IMF? Join us for a primer and a series of tutorials using the latest products on the market.
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