Cameras and recorders

apertus° Axiom
will be the first ever open digital cinema camera designed from scratch with openness in mind. – will write uncompressed RAW DNG/Cinema DNG directly to disk.

Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design have a line of cameras shooting in the CinemaDNG format from HD to UltraHD resolution. The cameras includes the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, Blackmagic Production Camera and the Blackmagic URSA Camera.

Digital Bolex D16 | Sample videos here.
The new Digital Bolex D16 offers uncompressed RAW with a Super 16mm CCD sensor. It shoots to dual CF cards with a military-grade SSD internal buffer drive that acts as a redundant backup system. The D16 features HDMI out, USB3 connection, and a pistol grip for easy hand-holding.

Ikonoskop A-cam dII | View sample footage here.
The A-Cam dII is a small and light professional digital film camera that shoots uncompressed RAW in the CinemaDNG format. The camera has a 16 mm sized CCD sensor with global shutter and records the images to an onboard memory card. The camera also have HDSDI out, TC input, a built-in electronic viewfinder and an exchangeable onboard battery. Two cameras can be synced for 3D work. There is a black and white version called the A-Cam dll Panchromatic Carl T. Dreyer Edition. By using a monochrome sensor and the benefit of not needing to debayer the image, the camera reproduces a superior range of gradations in the uncompressed CinemaDNG format. The A-Cam dII cameras is no longer in production.


KORNABTASTER is an HighEnd Filmscanner for 8/16/35mm moving Pictures and supports uncompressed RAW in CinemaDNG up to 4K.

Postproduction tools

Adobe Systems
Adobe supports CinemaDNG in Premiere CC and SpeedGrade CC. After Effects, Bridge and Camera RAW, Photoshop and Lightroom supports the DNG format. In Premiere, SpeedGrade and After Effects it is possible to export to QuickTime ProRes, DPX etc. SpeedGrade CC have real time playback performance and extensive tools for 3D work. Adobe software is available for Mac OSX and Windows.

Assimilate makes a powerful grading software called Scratch which has an extensive toolset and support for resolutions up to 4K. In the latest release it supports CinemaDNG. Scratch runs on Mac OSX and Windows.

Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design supports CinemaDNG in DaVinci Resolve and Resolve Lite. Resolve can to export files with timecode to QuickTime ProRes, DPX etc. and will be able to play back the CinemaDNG sequences for review on a MacBook Pro etc. DaVinci Resolve has extensive tools for 3D work. DaVinci Resolve software is available for Mac OSX, Windows and Linux. DaVinci Resolve Lite is available for Mac OSX and Windows and is free.

CineForm supports CinemaDNG in CineForm Studio Premium and Professional. With it you can export to CineForm RAW – a lightly compressed 12-bit RAW codec with a Quicktime/MOV or AVI wrapper which can be edited in Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro, etc. Cineform software is available for Mac OSX and Windows.

FilmLight supports CinemaDNG in the Baselight product range. The Baselight system is a flexible and powerful high end color grading system with an extensive toolset for 2D and 3D work in up to 4K resolution and runs on a purpose built 64-bit Linux based platform.

MXF4Mac makes DNG QT, a QuickTime and a QuickLook decoder component that makes QuickTime read and access CinemaDNG files in Mac OSX and in applications such as Final Cut Pro.

Pomfort ClipHouse supports CinemaDNG and is very easy to use. It transcodes CinemaDNG files to ProRes, DNxHD, h264 etc.

SGO supports CinemaDNG in the Mistika product range. Mistika is a post-production system with a comprehensive suite of production tools that include timeline-based editing, DI, conforming, infinite-layer compositing, visual effects, colour grading, optical flow-based motion estimation, advanced graphics and image restoration. It supports most resolutions and formats, in 2D and Stereo3D in real-time, from SD up to 5K in high frame rates up to 60 fps. It is based on non-proprietary hardware with an open file structure and widespread codec-support.