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For companies that create or manage a large volume of digital media CatDV helps teams organize, communicate and collaborate effectively. It’s simple, yet powerful tools support some of the world’s most sophisticated media workflows and provide the flexibility to work your way. 

CatDV is a media asset management system that consists of a suite of products, providing a scalable, cross-platform, media asset database that can handle a very wide range of file types.

CatDV creates a catalog of all kinds of media assets, not just video (although enhanced support for video content is included) but also still images, audio files, PDFs, etc. You can log metadata against your media making is searchable using keywords, not just clip titles. It also provides analysis and transcoding of media files with advanced logging tools, sequence editing and integration with non-linear editing applications.


With its scalable and modular architecture, the CatDV product family has an offering that’s right for every user.

New Product – CatDV 12

An all-new version of CatDV, with a wealth of new capabilities:

  • Transformed UI: updated and streamlined user experience: simpler, cleaner, and more powerful
  • Additional support for audio: waveform monitor & thumbnails, peak meter, and audio markers
  • Workspace builder: easily tailor your workspaces: make CatDV your own!
  • Calculated fields: to make logging even easier
  • Coloured labels: color makes the most important assets stand out, great for status monitoring
  • Improved FCPX support: send content and share keywords from within CatDV direct to an FCPX Event. Find out more here
  • Ongoing sequence creator improvements: stills on the timeline and audio slideshows
  • CatDV Pegasus client now with watch folder custom actions: automate your workflow from within your installed client