Content Creators Can Now Transcode Blackmagic RAW Media Files in the Cloud with | New

BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 7, 2022–

Content creators can now save hundreds of hours each year with Alteon.ioan all-in-one hub for professional creatives, which today announced that it can automatically transcode Blackmagic RAW (.braw) files natively in the cloud.

Blackmagic cameras and devices, capable of capturing video in resolutions up to 12K, have been staples for production professionals for the better part of a decade, thanks to their ultra-competitive prices and quality of remarkable picture. Blackmagic has democratized broadcast-quality hardware by making it affordable for mainstream and independent creators, a mission Alteon has taken on for digital workflows and remote collaboration.

“We want to meet our users where they already are,” says Matt Cimaglia, co-founder of Alteon. “The overlap between Blackmagic users and Alteon users is significant: it’s a diverse group of professionals, including freelance creators and members of larger teams, who want to save money without sacrificing quality.At the same time, Alteon shares Blackmagic’s desire to create new opportunities for storytellers of all backgrounds by fostering accessibility and inclusivity within our creative community.

Alteon is a content management system built on the principles of flexible cloud storage, world-class security, and Web3 integrations. When content creators upload media to Alteon, Alteon’s proprietary high-speed transcoder automatically transcodes usable proxy versions for easy real-time manipulation, sharing, online viewing and commenting. Blackmagic’s .braw is the premier professional file format that Alteon Transcoder can handle, along with many other video file types, including .mxf, .avi, .mov, and .mp4. Alteon users can then access both the transcoded proxies and the full-resolution original files, which are never altered in any way.

For creatives shooting on Blackmagic cameras, this new breakthrough will save hundreds of hours of transcoding, a process that typically makes computers slow or even unusable.

As Blackmagic Design continually releases new high-resolution cameras, including the recently unveiled Blackmagic 6K G2 Pocket Cinema CameraPost-production professionals will benefit greatly from the time saved when uploading and transcoding 6K footage, or even higher resolutions with the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K.

Alteon Transcoder won’t stop at just .braw files. In the coming months, Alteon will support RED and Arri RAW file formats, paving the way for future updates to continue improving production workflows for creators across the industry.

About is a SaaS platform that facilitates collaboration between creatives, brands and studios. By leveraging Web3 technologies, this comprehensive production ecosystem addresses key issues faced by production professionals by helping users collaborate seamlessly, work more efficiently, and organize assets more intuitively. Alteon is a subsidiary of Third Summit. To learn more, visit

About Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital cameras, color correctors, video converters, video surveillance systems, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and real-time film scanners for feature film, post-production and broadcast television. Industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards have revolutionized the quality and affordability of post-production, while Emmy™-winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the TV and film industry since 1984.

Blackmagic Design continues its breakthrough innovations, including 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI products and stereoscopic and Ultra HD 3D workflows. Founded by world-renowned editors and post-production engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the US, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia. For more information, visit

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