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Blackmagic Camera 8.6 public beta released

The Blackmagic Cinema Camera 6K gets direct uploads to DaVinci Resolve and more
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The Blackmagic Cinema Camera 6K gets direct uploads to DaVinci Resolve and more

Blackmagic has taken the wrappers off the newest public beta of its Blackmagic Camera software, which now hits v8.6.

This software update adds new features to a whole raft of Blackmagic cameras including the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2, Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro, and Cinema Camera 6K.

The headlines are that it adds support for cloud workflows and direct uploads to DaVinci Resolve projects on Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and Cinema Camera 6K. In addition, it includes support for USB-C webcam output, adds a media pool file browser, support for login and secure certificate, REST control API and network time protocol.

Here are the full details:

  • Adds support for using camera as a webcam or UVC device.
  • Adds media pool file browser.
  • Adds clip deletion support.
  • Adds Blackmagic Cloud clip uploads.
  • Adds direct uploads to DaVinci Resolve projects.
  • Adds ability to update and manage camera via ethernet.
  • Adds REST control API for remote control.
  • Adds login and secure certificate support.
  • Adds network time protocol support.
  • Adds web media manager support.
  • Adds file transfer protocol support.
  • Adds SMB file sharing support.
  • Adds mobile phone tethering support for some models.
  • Improves gyro metadata reliability.
  • Improves USB-C drive detection reliability.

All available to download from the usual place.

Tags: Production Cameras Blackmagic Design