This tutorial explains how to analyze an HDR content and export the HDR report.
If the content is in Dolby Vision, refers to the related section in the User Manual.
1. Set the range of analyze
The analyze is working only on the defined composition range.
In order to do it, use the keys CTRL+SHIFT+I for IN point and CTRL+SHIFT+O for OUT point:
The violet bar shows of the length of the composition.
2. Set the active area
The HDR metadata should not include the blanking, that's why properly setting the active area is crucial. We have to respect the aspect ratio of the content, if we don't want to include the letterbox (e.g a scope format fitted in a HD frame).
- To define the active area, go to Composition Settings / FORMAT to setup the Active Area Aspect:
Active Area in Composition Settings
For convenience, the Canvas aspect ratio is displayed in the section Format above Active Area.
- Pressing ALT+B we can check the active area thanks to the green frame guide:
Guide for active Area
3. Launch the analyze
- Press F6 to call the Composition Analysis tool.
- Select HDR Statistics as type of analysis then define the color space of your content from the dedicated drop-down menu.
- Click on the Analyze button to launch the analysis:
4. Display the HDR Graph
Once the analysis is done, press SHIFT+N to display the Luminance scope and see the results.
In the scope options select Type : Global to display the full graph.
After an HDR analysis, values for MAX FALL and MAX CLL are automatically reported into the CMS tab of the Composition Settings:
5. Export the HDR report
To export the report, use the EXPORT button at the bottom of the screen and select the HDR Statistics Report as PDF or XML file: