DCP — professional, correct and free.

DCP-o-matic is a free, open-source program to create Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs) from videos, images, sound and subtitle files. You can use it to make content for playback on DCI-compliant cinema projectors.

It can take files in many different formats, including MP4, Apple ProRes, MOV, AVI, M2TS (from Blu-Ray), VOB (from DVD), WMV, MKV, JPEG, PNG, TIFF and lots of others.

It will run on Windows, macOS and Linux      and is in use in 59 countries around the world for creation of snipes and adverts in cinemas, film festivals, education and much more.


2 days ago
Make it easier to extend the Windows installer.

2 days ago
Remove Windows XP support.

2 days ago
swaroop: remove from Windows installer.

5 days ago
Don't allow creation of a new film with no name. Otherwise we try to write metadata to the "create in folder" directory, which throws an uncaught exception if the specified directory is unwriteable.

5 days ago
Rename shared_path -> resources_path.

5 days ago
Add xsd_path() and use it to fix access to .xsd files on Linux (#1830).

8 days ago
More fixes for wxWidgets 3.1.x.

7 days ago
Remove support for Windows XP.

2 weeks ago
Fixes for building with newer wxWidgets.

9 days ago
Fix assertion with wxWidgets 3.1.

11 days ago
Fix incorrect sense of title parameter.

11 days ago
Use wxString for EditableListColumn.


2 weeks ago
Updated cs_CZ translation from Tomáš Begeni.

2 weeks ago
Use a unique header guard.

3 weeks ago
Build fixes for Boost >= 1.73

3 weeks ago
Add ubuntu 20.10.


3 weeks ago
Fix login denied (67) errors when trying to download certificates from Dolby.


3 weeks ago
Try to fix crashes when things go wrong with getDeviceInfo.

3 weeks ago
Content changes should mark the film dirty (#1810).

3 weeks ago
Try to stop strange subtitle area displays by preventing re-entrancy to try_to_load_analysis (#1813).

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14th September 2020

Vashi Nedomansky, ACE has made an interesting post-production course using as an example his editing work on 6 Below. In particular, he describes how he used DCP-o-matic to create DCPs. The whole course is now available for free, after registering. Enjoy!

1st September 2020

DCP-o-matic 2.14.37 was released.

This release fixes errors when trying to download KDM certificates in some cases.

Download it from here.

3rd August 2020

DCP-o-matic 2.14.36 was released.

This release fixes several bugs. The most important fix is for major sync problems when making DCPs from source files ripped from DVDs (and possibly other media) which use ‘soft telecine (2:3 pulldown)’. DCP-o-matic was reading these as if they were 29.97 frames per second instead of 23.976. If you make DCPs from NTSC (US) DVD rips using DCP-o-matic 2.14.27 or above you are strongly advised to upgrade. After the upgrade, if you have projects containing such files you will need to open them, right-click on any DVD-rip files and select ‘Re-examine Content’.

Other things fixed by this release are:

Download it from here.

17th May 2020

Any brave souls who want to experiment a little may be interested in the test version 2.15.72 available from here. It includes a new tool to write DCPs to EXT2-formatted drives. If you do want to try it, please read the notes first, then dive in and let me know how you get on!

15th May 2020

DCP-o-matic 2.14.33 was released. This release fixes downloading of certificates from Christie's website, and adds experimental builds for Ubuntu 20.04 and Fedora 32. I hope everybody is doing OK out there!

Download it from here.

27th April 2020

I have been developing a new tool for DCP-o-matic which can write EXT2-formatted drives (containing DCPs) from Windows, macOS and Linux. However, it needs some testing. Please get in touch if you are interested in testing it!

29th March 2020

I hope everybody is keeping as well as can be expected in these troubling times. I am lucky in that I don't depend on the DCP-o-matic project for my main income, and my day job is (currently) continuing normally on a work-from-home basis. If your one-off donations or regular subscriptions to DCP-o-matic are causing you any financial difficulty please do not hesitate to cancel or postpone them.

12th March 2020

DCP-o-matic 2.14.32 was released. This release gives a more helpful error when opening a DCP with File -> Open by mistake and fixes a crash when invalid certificate keys are found.

Download it from here.

1st March 2020

DCP-o-matic 2.14.31 was released. This release fixes bugs which appear when modifying the colour conversion or timing settings of more than one piece of content at the same time.

Download it from here.

A very big thank-you goes out to all our Feburary supporters!

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