Catalyst Edit

Focused, fast cutting for 4K, RAW, and HD video


Powerful media preparation and fast, focused video editing to provide the backbone for video productions.
Catalyst Production Suite fuses powerful media preparation and fast, focused video editing to provide the backbone for video productions.

Catalyst Prepare paves your path from camera to post with robust organizational tools, strong color adjustment and monitoring, extensive metadata support, and more. Catalyst Edit provides a lean, focused video editing environment that makes your cutting process fast and fluent.

With support for 4K and Sony RAW media, Catalyst Production Suite gives you the power to make the most of your camera’s high dynamic range and full color gamut as well as the stunning resolution of 4K from beginning to end.
Catalyst Edit focuses on video editing while you focus on creativity
The flexible timeline makes cutting 4K, XAVC, and Sony RAW files as fast and easy as HD. Take advantage of your camera’s wide color gamut and high dynamic range to deliver the full emotional experience. The streamlined Catalyst Edit multichannel audio workflow simplifies complex audio production, from camera to delivery. Tight Catalyst Prepare integration combines powerful media ingest with fast editing for maximum efficiency. For Mac and Windows, its contemporary, touch-friendly interface helps accelerate your workflow. Experience focused, fast cutting for 4K, RAW, and HD video with Catalyst Edit.
Catalyst Prepare bridges the gap between acquisition and editing
Use it to move the media preparation process and “data wrangling” out of the edit bay. With Catalyst Prepare you deliver the correct media to streamline postproduction and keep your creative energy focused on your vision.


A 64-bit operating system:
Microsoft® Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10 or macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) or 10.12 (Sierra)
• 2 GHz multicore processor (8 cores recommended for 4K)
• 500 MB hard-disk space for program installation
• Solid-state disk (SSD) or high-speed RAID for 4K media
• 4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended; 16 GB recommended for 4K)
NVIDIA, AMD/ATI, or Intel GPU with support for OpenCL 1.1 or later with at least 512 MB of memory (2 GB recommended for 4K) or a CPU with SSE 4.2 or higher. OpenGL 2.1 is recommended for optimum performance.
You must provide registration information to Sony Creative Software Inc., a US company, in order to activate the software. Product requires online registration.