Simply put, it’s Media Asset Management software with lots of goodies you’ll want.
With ever-growing production demands and the associated increase in media assets and users required to access them, every production facility needs a powerful media management toolset. EditShare’s heritage is in shared storage solutions so we are uniquely positioned to understand the needs and requirements of a fast paced creative organisation. Combined with EditShare EFS Storage, Flow Media Asset Management platform is at the heart of many of the world’s leading production workflows, working on projects from film and VFX pipelines, fast paced news organisations to quick turnaround reality TV programs.
I’ve heard about Flow. What’s new?
For the first time, any broadcast or production facility can install Flow MAM on top of any storage pool
Wow, that's impressive right? Flow now provides a powerful platform for creative control of all types of content during the production process including 4K and remote editorial workflows and on any storage platform. With Flow users can tag, organize, and manage media, improving efficiency and multiplying productivity. Tools like Flow Automation adds the ability to automate complex and repetitive workflow tasks including archive, transcoding and how about AQC. With AirFlow and Flow Story, it is possible to remotely access, edit and package media on your shared storage system, increasing the opportunities for creative development outside the boundaries of your facility. The Flow platform includes server-based modules as well as Mac OS X, Windows, and web client applications to provide a complete palette of production tools. From ingest to archive, let Flow manage your workflow and set your media free.
What's included in the Flow suite?
Flow Story - is the first in a new generation of content creation applications for collaborative and remote workflows. Incorporating the features formerly found in Flow Ingest and Flow Browse, Flow Story adds powerful editing capabilities, enabling editors and reporters to work collaboratively between the Story client location and your Flow storage node. Includes XML, AAF round tripping to another popular NLEs such as Adobe Premiere Pro, FCPX, Media Composer Ultimate and Lightworks.
AirFlow - Providing media management without geographical boundaries, the lightweight browser-based AirFlow client enables you to organise your media files and permissions securely via the cloud.
Flow Automation - can help you to reduce your time on repetitive tasks by creating customised workflow templates and a range of other automated processes like transcoding or archiving. It will save a huge amount of time and effort on setting up your workflows.
Flow Control - fine-grained Flow media access management and user permissioning, through a secure browser client.