ARRIRAW Converter 3.0 Tutorials

This screencast series explains the new functions and features of the ARRIRAWConverter 3.0 and also gives a general overview of the software. To watch a screencast, please click on the link.


1 – ARC3: Introduction to the ARC3 Screencast
Introduces the new ARRIRAWConverter 3.0 Screencast series that provides video tutorials for all aspects and features of the software.

2 – ARC3: Installation & Quick Look Plugin for Mac OS
Shows the entire installation process of the ARRIRAWConverter 3.0 and introduces the ARRIRAW Quick Look Plugin for Mac OS Finder.

3 – ARC3: Workflow Demonstration
Basic workflow demonstration for working with ARRIRAW files in the ARRIRAWConverter 3.0 (BROWSE — VIEW — RENDER).

Working in the BROWSE room

4.1 – ARC3: BROWSE Room Overview
Explains the main concepts of the BROWSE room.

4.2 – ARC3: Keyboard Shortcuts
Shows where to find the keyboard shortcut dialog in the ARRIRAWConverter 3.0 and keyboard shortcuts in the tooltip of GUI elements.

4.3 – ARC3: List & Preview Modes for Clips
Clips can be displayed by their name or as a preview image. This screencast explains how to toggle between these two modes.

4.4 – ARC3: Setting The Home Directory
The “Home” directory is a convenience folder in the BROWSE room and can be set in the ARRIRAWConverter’s Preferences dialog.

4.5 – ARC3: Add Clips to the Project Files Tree (1)
Explains some possibilities to add clips and their folders from the File System area into the Project Files area in the BROWSE room via Drag&Drop.

4.6 – ARC3: Add Clips to the Project Files Tree (2)
Explains some possibilities to add clips and their folders from the File System area into the Project Files area in the BROWSE room via double-click or keyboard shortcuts.

4.7 – ARC3: Reveal in Finder for Clips and Folders
Demonstrates how to open a Mac OS Finder window showing the selected Clip or Folder in ARC3.

4.8 – ARC3: Check for Offline Clips
Demonstrates how to relink files that are stored in a new location and therefore cannot be found in an old ARC3 project.

4.9 – ARC3: Convenience Function “Refresh and Open”
Explains the convenience function “Refresh and Open” that allows to update a selected folder and all its subfolders.

4.10 – ARC3: Hover Scrubbing
Demonstrates how to use the Hover Scrubbing feature in ARC3.

Working in the VIEW room

5.1 – ARC3: VIEW Room Overview
Introduces the VIEW room and explains the main function of the different areas, panels and toolbars.

5.2 – ARC3: Clip and Sequence Timeline
Explains the difference between the timeline that is shown if a single clip is selected and the timeline that is shown if a sequence is selected.

5.3 – ARC3: Timeline Toolbar
Demonstrates main functions of the timeline toolbar such as setting IN and OUT points.

5.4 – ARC3: Playback Loop Modes
Shows the toggle function of the Playback Loop Mode button with the three loop modes “Sequence Loop”, “Clip Loop” and “No Loop”.

5.5 – ARC3: Playback Speed
Demomstrates the speed control GUI element available in the timeline area.

5.6 – ARC3: Fast Forward
Explains how Fast Forward works in ARC3 (dropping of frames).

5.7 – ARC3: Duration Display Formats
Demonstrates how to set different duration formats in the timeline for clips and sequences.

5.8 – ARC3: Clip Timecode Formats
Demonstrates how to change between different time code and frame count formats.

5.9 – ARC3: Screen Modes
Demonstrates how to hide panels in the VIEW room and how to enter the two full-screen modes.

5.10 – ARC3: Zooming and Panning
Explains the zoom and panning functions in the normal and full screen modes (including keyboard shortcuts).

5.11 – ARC3: Color Space & Look Buttons
Introduces the Color Space quick access buttons and the Look button in the viewing toolbar.

5.12 – ARC3: Detailed Pixel Information
Demonstrates how to activate the pixel picker that provides detailed pixel information for a particular pixel in the viewing area.

5.13 – ARC3: Snapshots
Explains the snapshot functionality and the related configuration possibilities.

5.14 – ARC3: Metadata Panel
Demonstrates how to open the Metadata Panel in the VIEW room.

5.15 – ARC3: Viewer Settings
Explains the influence of Viewer Settings for viewing and rendering ARRIRAW clips.

5.16 – ARC3: Playback Proxy Modes
Shows the available playback proxy modes and explains the influence of the playback proxy mode in terms of quality and speed.

5.17 – ARC3: Clip Settings
Explains the influence of Clip Settings on viewing and rendering ARRIRAW clips.

5.18 – ARC3: Dot Settings
Explains the benefits of Dot Settings while working with the ARRIRAWConverter 3.0.

5.19 – ARC3: Clip Info Overlay
Explains the information shown in the Clip Info Overlay and demonstrates how to hide and unhide the overlay.

5.20 – ARC3: Using Sliders
Explains the non-obvious convenience functions of each slider in the ARRIRAWConverter 3.0.

5.21 – ARC3: Copy Clip Settings
Demonstrates how to copy clip settings and apply them to other clips.

5.22 – ARC3: Look Settings
Explains the different Look Settings available in the Clip Settings panel of the VIEW room. This also includes the export of a look file for the ALEXA camera.

5.23 – ARC3: Printer Lights and Color Wheel Details
Explains the influence of the Printer Lights parameters and explains the control concept of all color wheels.

5.24 – ARC3: Lift, Gamma and Gain
Explains the influence of the parameters Lift, Gamma and Gain on the look of an image.

5.25 – ARC3: Slope, Offset and Power
Explains that the look parameters Slope, Offset, and Power are directly related to Lift, Gamma and Gain and provides a short overview.

5.26 – ARC3: Save a Look as .xml File
Explains how to export a created look to an .xml file to use it in the ALEXA camera or use it for a render target in the ARRIRAWConverter 3.0.

Working in the RENDER room

6.1 – ARC3: RENDER Room Overview
Explains the main concepts of the RENDER room in the new ARRIRAWConverter 3.0 and introduces the main areas and panels of the GUI.

6.2 – ARC3: Render Targets
Explains how to set up render parameters for a render target.

6.3 – ARC3: Render Image File Formats
Gives an overview of the available image file formats that can be set for a render target.

6.4 – ARC3: Render Settings
Explains the influence of the Processing Version setting on the available DeBayer modes and shows the general render settings.

6.5 – ARC3: Location and Naming
Explains the configuration options that you have to set up the path and file name in a render target.

6.6 – ARC3: Clip Settings Override
Explains how to override the original clip settings in the render process to e.g. use one look for all clips of a render queue.

6.7 – ARC3: Check Render Queue Integrity
Demonstrates the Integrity Check function that can be used prior to starting a long render process.

6.8 – ARC3: Render Clips
Explains how to render all clips of the render queue or one or more clips via context menu.

6.9 – ARC3: Render Metadata
Explains how to configure a render target that then creates a .csv metadata file in the render process.

6.10 – ARC3: Add Render Queues
Demonstrates how to create and use a new render queue.

7 – ARC3: User Pixel Masking
Explains the User Pixel Masking feature of the ARRIRAWConverter 3.0 that allows to mask impaired pixels in the render process or directly in the ALEXA camera.

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