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No commitment – just high-quality local review
Free plan includes:
Local review and approval tools
Drawing and annotation tools
High-quality visuals


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Enhanced collaboration:
Remote review and approval tools
Synchronized, interactive review
High-quality visuals, regardless of bandwidth
Drawing and annotation tools

Cinesync Pro

The most powerful way to collaborate
Everything in the Essential Plan, plus:
Production tracking integrations
Media transfer integrations
Interactive color tools
Zoom, masking, and aspect ratio tools
LUT support
And more

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Cinesync Pro
Local review
Interactive review – Play, pause, skip, draw and add notes in total sync
Post-session PDFs
ftps/sftp transfers
Add notes
Playback of files not supported in a browser
Audio reviews
Color-accurate review
Integration with ftrack Studio
Integration with iconik
Wacom support
Cross-platform support (Mac, Windows, and Linux)
High-resolution frame sequence support
Unavailable in sync
File sequence support
Unavailable in sync
OTIO, OTIOZ support
Unavailable in sync
OCIO support
Unavailable in sync
Compare media (side-by-side, wipe, overlay, A/B)
Unavailable in sync
Zoom in/out
Unavailable in sync
Unavailable in sync
Color tools and grading
Unavailable in sync
Digital color meter
Unavailable in sync
Color profiles
Unavailable in sync
360 latlong review support
Unavailable in sync
Unavailable in sync
Pixel aspect ratio
Unavailable in sync
Presentation mode
Encrypted file transfers (via integrations)
Integration with Shotgrid
Media transfer integrations (AWS S3, AliCloud)
Auto-deletion of transferred content following a review
HDR support
SDI output
Words alone often don’t tell enough of the story. Cinesync helps us to connect, discuss, and disseminate quickly and easily.
Huw EvansVFX Supervisor, DNEG


Frequently asked questions about Cinesync 5

What features are new to cineSync 5, compared to previous versions?

Here are the significant new features of Cinesync 5:

  • A new infrastructure designed for more streamlined reviews.

  • A new local player, available via cineSync Play.

  • OTIO support.

  • OCIO v2.x (previous versions support OCIO v1).

  • Full support for frame playback in multiple formats, including OpenEXR.

  • Support for layers.

  • New compare modes – wipe, top/bottom, A/B.

  • Support for separate audio tracks.

  • On-screen text tool.

  • Localization/language support—the first version supports Chinese, with more languages to be added.

  • Encryption and Watermarking for transferred files

  • Integration with Amazon S3 & AliCloud for file transfer

  • SDI output

  • HDR support

  • Added support for Hires encoded files within the Ftrack Integration

  • Added ability to enable and disable Colour Grading

  • Added option to log all Ftrack and ShotGrid communication

  • Playlist Folders

  • Ability to mute guests' volume

  • Ability to revoke guests' ability to control and draw

  • Improved fullscreen controls and playlist

  • LUTs

  • File sequence support

  • Iconik integration

What features are yet to be added to cineSync 5?

The majority of existing Cinesync 4 Pro features will be available in Cinesync 5 Pro, with some exceptions.

Updates coming soon include:

  • Integration with Aspera for file transfer
Can I join a cineSync 4 session using cineSync 5? No, Cinesync 5 is a brand new infrastructure, and is not compatible with Cinesync 4. If you need to join a session with someone who is using Cinesync 4, you can download a legacy Cinesync 4 version at
I have an existing cineSync account—will accessing cineSync 5 come with a price?

No, accessing Cinesync 5 will not come with an additional price if you already have a Cinesync  account. Cinesync 5 is available today as a free upgrade to existing paid Cinesync subscriptions. If you have an existing Cinesync account, you can use and explore Cinesync 5 for free while retaining Cinesync 4 for current projects.

Please note: When you have a paid Cinesync account with Cinesync 4, you cannot use the same credentials on Cinesync 5. You need to enter those credentials into this website: or contact for assistance

I’m not an existing cineSync user. Can I access cineSync 5 as a trial? If you sign up for a Cinesync trial, your trial will automatically include access to Cinesync 5.
What are the minimum system requirements for running cineSync 5?


  • Mac OS X 10.14 or later

  • At least 4gig of ram

  • An internet connection that allows access to whitelisted addresses on port 443


  • Windows 10 or later

  • At least 4gig of ram

  • An Intel or AMD GPU that supports OpenGL 4.1 or greater

  • An internet connection that allows access to whitelisted addresses on port 443


  • Any 64 bit system that has GLIBC version 2.17 or later.

  • At least 4gig of ram

  • An Intel or AMD GPU that supports OpenGL 4.1 or greater

  • An internet connection that allows access to whitelisted addresses on port 443


Please note: System requirements are based on playing a 1920 x 1080 movie encoded using H.264

How do I setup my firewall to use cineSync 5?

Cinesync 5 communicates via port 443 and requires connections to the following addresses:

Previous versions of Cinesync connected via port 5068, but Cinesync 5 does not need access to port 5068

What is 'cineSync Play'?

cineSync Play is the downloadable app used to run cineSync 5. The cineSync Play app is the fully-enabled local player version of cineSync, with local-only, frame-accurate playback and review of high-res frame sequences, OTIO and OCIO support, and more—all without needing to sign up for a license.

cineSync Play also comes integrated with any Ftrack license, so you can browse media, notes, and information in cineSync Play and then add feedback to your production plan.

We’re also working towards functionality enabling studios to easily integrate cineSync Play into their pipelines.

What files can I view in cineSync 5?

Cinesync 5 supports most of the major video and image formats as well as multi-page PDFs and audio files including .mp4 and .wav

cineSync 5 also supports frame playback for image sequences, including DPX, EXR, and Cineon, as well as file sequences, including OTIO sequences

How do I report bugs or suggest features?

You can report bugs or suggest features by sending us an email at

Alternatively, you can send your ideas to us directly from the Cinesync interface via the Help menu.

How secure is cineSync 5? Cinesync 5 is secure by design; only synchronization data such as ‘I am on frame 10’ and ‘I have drawn a line here’ are sent to the other clients in a session. In addition to this, all communication is sent over an encrypted SSL connection.

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