Frame.io Releases v3.6 Alongside a Beta of New Frame.io Transfer App

Frame.io Transfer streamlines one-click downloads with EDL and XML support; updates to Frame.io v3.6 make efficiency and robust security a top priority for the remote workforce.

Frame.io, the video review and collaboration platform, today announced the launch of Frame.io v3.6 along with a brand new application: Frame.io Transfer, now available in beta.

Frame.io v3.6 offers new features designed to meet the fast evolving needs of today’s remote workforce, with a particular focus on speed and security. The expanded toolset addresses demands for lightning-fast project downloads with the Frame.io Transfer app, adds enhanced and powerful security features like Watermark ID for Enterprise accounts, and continues to improve the overall collaborative experience with additional new features like iOS Offline Mode and Folder Sharing that make Frame.io the most intuitive workflow solution for video and creative teams. 

Frame.io Transfer Beta for Mac and Windows

Frame.io Transfer is a brand new file transfer app for both Mac and Windows. Available in beta today, Transfer lets users download large files and sophisticated folder structures—even entire projects—with one click. It supports EDL and XML formats, so users can identify specific files, accelerating the process of relinking to original camera files for final conforms, color grading, or sharing assets for VFX. Transfer also makes it possible to monitor active downloads and to drag and drop to reprioritize their order. Finally, Transfer facilitates fast and secure downloads, regardless of unstable internet connections; if there’s a disruption mid-download, Transfer pauses and automatically resumes once reconnected.

Sharing Is Even More Secure & Streamlined

Remote work has brought many new challenges, not the least of which is ensuring that high-value content is shared securely. Enterprise customers can now secure Presentation and Review Links using Login-only access, which means that only specified recipients can view Share Links. Recipients will see a list of everything that’s been shared with them in Frame.io’s new Inbox, which offers a clean and focused view that’s especially useful for busy clients or executives.  

Realtime & On-demand Security using Watermark ID

Also announced in Frame.io v3.6 is Watermark ID, which provides customers the ultimate layer of visible security. When any viewer presses “Play,” Frame.io completes a realtime, on-demand transcode of the video with their personal identifying information burned into every frame. A two-hour video starts playing back in less than two seconds, providing peace of mind when sending work out for review. 

Folder Sharing and New Move/Copy-to Flow

Finally, users can now add folders to Review Links, allowing them to easily organize and share assets across teams or projects. Any changes made to folders after they are shared are dynamically updated in the Review Link. This is especially useful for teams who produce episodic content or programming that relies on a library of media. Frame.io also made it faster, easier, and more intuitive to organize assets with an improved “Move-to” and “Copy-to” flow. 

At a Glance

With this update, Frame.io users will now be able to see all the Presentations they’ve shared and access their settings from one organized list. The display shows folder sizes so users can see which are the heaviest projects at a glance, making it easier to optimize projects and storage. 

Smarter Notifications Save Users Time

Frame.io v3.6 consolidates notifications made on the same video within short periods of time, grouping them together into one notification. Users can filter by “Read” or “Unread,” see comment previews, and scrub asset thumbnails to easily spot what needs to be reviewed or addressed. 

Go Off the Grid with iOS Offline Mode

“Offline Mode” for Frame.io’s iOS apps empowers users to truly work from anywhere. Simply tap a file to make it available offline, then review and leave comments – as soon as the app comes back online, comments are automatically synced to the project. 

These are just some of the highlights of v3.6. Visit the Frame.io blog to learn more. 

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