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App Specs
File size:
2.19 MB
October 24, 2012
April 25, 2013

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Quickfire is a video player with a host of features for film, video, animation and VFX professionals.
Written by VFX Supervisor Chas Jarrett - it gives you an array of useful features not found in any other player.
If you review rushes or work-in-progress, make selects, or need to easily show or comment on selections of videos - then you'll probably find some of Quickfire's features useful.

Feature summary:
Unlimited playlists, draw directly onto videos, colour grade movies, add/export typed notes, flip/flop, add masking and timecode/frame-counter overlays, zoom, variable playback rate and more......

Feature list:
⁃Drag and drop folders and/or video files to create playlists of videos to watch
⁃Search, sort and reorder videos
⁃View as List or Thumbnail tiles
▪Playback Controls
⁃Easily step from video to video with up and down arrow keys
⁃Play forwards, backwards and frame-by-frame
⁃Variable playback rates (0.2 - 5 x normal)
⁃Loop Movie, Loop Playlist, and Play Once repeat options
⁃Trim handles with user defined head & tails (can be used to play selection)
▪Drawing Tools
⁃Draw onto individual video frames (useful for adding notes and marking-up)
⁃Brush and eraser tools with variable colour, line-width and opacity
⁃Drawings can be played back in realtime or hidden during playback
⁃Use the Snapshot feature to save images with drawings
▪Colour Grading
⁃Grade each video with RGB/CYM, gamma, exposure, saturation, brightness and contrast controls
⁃Copy and paste grades between videos
⁃Paste to all or selected videos
⁃Use the Snapshot feature to save images with grade
⁃Add typed notes to each movie
⁃Add coloured flags to each movie (Red, Yellow, Green)
⁃Export notes and flags as .rtf (for emailing) or .csv (for import into spreadsheet/database applications)
⁃Dual notes fields with customisable titles (IE "Animation Notes" and "Director's Notes")
▪Advanced Display Features
⁃Masking (1.66, 1.77, 1.85, 2.0, 2.35 and 2.40 ratios)
⁃Mask Opacity (25%, 50%, 75% and 100%)
⁃Frame Counter overlay
⁃User defined frame-counter start number (handy of you have slate or bars at beginning of movies)
⁃Timecode overlay
⁃Filename overlay
⁃Mirror image on X and/or Y axes
⁃Zoomable image with click and drag to pan the image
⁃Hotkeys for 1:1 Pixel Scale, Scale Up, Scale Down and Fit Viewer
⁃Save audio track to file (as .wav)
⁃Remove current audio tracks
⁃Link audio file to movie
⁃Save movie with current audio (does not save grade or drawings (yet!)).
▪Snapshot images
⁃Snapshot while graded, zoomed, mirrored, masked and with overlays and drawings if visible
⁃PNG or JPG with compression settings
⁃User defined resolution and filename

What's New
Fixed bug which failed to create thumbnails from certain movie formats.
Added "Create Thumbnail" from current frame feature (right click on viewer for menu item).
Source movies can be moved or renamed on your harddrive after they've been added to Quickfire - Quickfire will still find them.
Numerous interface enhancements and bug fixes.

Quickfire (com.chasjarrett.quickfire) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com. The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is Quickfire 4. The most popular version of this application used by our users is Quickfire 1.2.1.

Operating System: Mac

Default Install Path: /Applications/Quickfire.app

Minimum OS version: 10.8

Copyright: Copyright (c) 2012 Chas Jarrett. All rights reserved.