Digital Clapper is a ultimate synch tool for creating time snapshots on a film production sets with multiple cameras and sound devices. It features a color Test Pattern with 1khz tone, a five seconds Countdown with sound beeps and custom frames-per-second Timecode generator together with scene, take and date display. A Shots Report was added in version 1.1.0. The Report can be uploaded to server exported to PDF format or shared online.
Enter scene and take number. Hold Digital Clapper in front of the cameras and make sure your audio recording device is capturing beeps. If the environment is too loud and your mic can’t pick up beeps use jack cable from Digital Clapper and attach it directly to the camera or external sound recorder inputs. Press the big button with rotating arrow and the countdown will begin. Once in post production synchronizing captured sources on any edit platform (FCP, Avid, Premiere) is fairly straightforward. Simply trim audio and align “beep” to white flash at the end of countdown sequence and your are done. Now you have perfectly synched audio and video.
★ New stuff in version 1.1.0
- Added “Shot List Report” metadata. Every shot is saved in list which you can view or upload to server and share it with anyone. Report can be opened with menu button.
- Added Shot Rating after Timecode ends
- Interface improvement
- Fixed menu button (missing on some devices)
- Small bug fixes
Before using Digital Clapper on any serious production set, we strongly suggest you first calibrate audio “beep”.
Test Pattern with 1khz test tone.
Custom Timecode framerates from 10 to 99.
Auto hide Timecode.
Auto increase take number.
Built-in audio (beep) calibration.
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