QCTools is a software tool that helps users analyze and understand their digitized video files through use of audiovisual analytics and filtering.
Initially funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Knight Foundation; designed and led by Dave Rice and the Bay Area Video Coalition; developed by MediaArea, Fabio Utzig, Alexander Ivash.
Version 1.1 with a redesigned player is brought to you by New York Public Library.
Version 1.2 with support of panel tracks and QCVault is brought to you by Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology (TIB).
QCTools offers a variety of graphing features including:
The QCTools preview window is intended as an analytical playback environment that allows the user to review video through multiple filters simultaneously. The playback window includes two viewing windows which may be set to different combinations of filters.
It is Open-Source software which means that end users and developers have freedom to study, to improve and to redistribute the program (GPLv3 license for the whole program, 3-Clause BSD license for the code developed by BAVC).