Our feature story

All of Shift’s features by workflow

Manage
Collaborate
Present
Secure
Analyze
MANAGE

Everything has its place

Manage all of your video production assets securely on one platform.

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Fast file upload

Lightning fast file upload via web, desktop, mobile, and FTP. Shift supports most common file types and optimizes all uploaded content for fast preview.

Organize by project and folder hierarchy

Shift supports organization based on projects and folders, as well as metadata-driven asset organization.

Metadata groups and templates

Shift lets teams set up comprehensive metadata templates and requires contributors to provide key information on upload.

Powerful search

Sophisticated, metadata-driven search lets users search and find relevant media.

QC metadata

Automatically retrieve MediaInfo-based metadata to ensure media matches QC requirements.

Zapier integration

Connect to hundreds of apps and services through Zapier.

Webhooks

Connect with hundreds of applications by enabling web hooks that trigger events  automating notifications, keeping logs, or tracking assets externally.

Role-based user management

Create custom roles using our flexible permission model, and assign roles to users on a project basis.

Decentralized management

Shift uses a delegation model that allows individual project managers to control content and project membership to help scale media workflows when working with large teams.

Desktop, mobile, and Apple TV applications

Use Shift as a dedicated application on Windows and Mac OS, Android and iOS mobile, or Apple TV operating systems.

Versioning

Manage multiple versions of assets, and view comments across all versions of a file. Compare versions of assets in a side-by-side view.

File-tagging and metadata

Use file tags or metadata to categorize and find files quickl when you need them.

COLLABORATE

Do more. Together.

Sophisticated collaboration tools that let creators create.

Time-coded annotations

Make frame-accurate comments and annotations on video and audio assets.

Internal review

Review content in-app and set statuses to move projects to the finish line.

External review

Collaborate with stakeholders by sending external review links that don't take up paid seats.

Private review

Limit comments to a select group of users to keep feedback confidential.

Notifications

Get notified when new content is available.

Custom branding

Upload your logo to add custom branding to your review links.

Adobe integration

Connect to Shift from within your favorite Adobe tools, such as Premier, After Effects, or Photoshop.

Video, image and document review

Comment and annotate on video assets, still images, and documents such as scripts and contracts.

Review natively from anywhere

Use Shift’s dedicated applications on Windows and Mac OS, Android and iOS mobile, or Apple TV operating systems to facilitate review from any location.

Audience analytics

See which content gets viewed most often or which users engage most frequently.

Sharing to user groups

Use tags to share content with specific user groups in one click.

Distribution list management

Access and reuse past distribution lists by storing them in your workspace.

PRESENT

Presentation matters

Transform your content into stunning visual experiences

Page Builder

Easily create great-looking websites using Spotlight. Instead of cookie cutter, your design team can build anything imaginable.

Custom Templates

Create custom templates and share them with users in your workspace to enable everyone on your team to share content in style.

Automatic Publishing and Updating

Automate content from your asset library directly to your Spotlight presentations. Content is automatically updated as new files are uploaded.

Access controls

Share access to specific users, by password, or open access to the public.

Audience analytics

See which content gets the most views, or which users are the most engaged.

1-click sharing

Use templates and share content with a single click from within projects and folders.

Default templates

Get started quickly with default templates for common uses such as reels, review, and content catalogs.

Slides

Build slides directly in Spotlight for your next presentation, and eliminate the need for outside apps like PowerPoint.

SECURE

Security, check

Enterprise-grade security trusted by the biggest names in business and entertainment.

Multi-factor authentication (MFA)

Employ multi-factor authentication for specific users or an entire workspace to add a layer of security.

Visible watermarks

User-specific information is burned directly onto the video to create a robust layer of theft-deterrence.

Forensic watermarks

Invisible tags trace a video to the user who requested playback, making it possible to trace leaks.

Watermark templates

Create and share watermark templates for a team or user group to unify your security efforts.

Real-time security

SafeStream secures content in real time with individual streams for each user.

Workspace or project-level watermarking

Create watermarking standards for specific projects or entire workspaces.

SSO*

Integrate your enterprise SSO system into SHIFT using all the standard protocols (SAML, ADFS, OKTA, etc.) to achieve more centralized control over user access. (*For enterprise clients.)

Role-Based Project Permissions

Assign project-based permissions for standard or customized roles to provide flexibility and control over what a user can do in a given project.

SOC 2 Type 2 Certification

Our SOC 2 Type 2 Security Trust Principle certification offers 3rd-party-audited proof that our internal operations are secure.

Passwordless login

Create one-time links that enhance security by confirming browser and machine identity and grant access tokens for login.

Ad-Hoc watermarking

Send review links with custom watermarks for one-off use cases.

Lifecycle policies

Set expiration dates for project assets and review links.

ANALYZE

Knowledge is power

Analytics that turn data into insights.

User Activity

Track individual users across review links and presentations.

File or Asset Activity

Track file or asset activity to determine the most and least popular assets.

Review Link Activity

Track your review links to see comments, approvals, and views.

Play-Through

Measure drop-off points in your video and see which videos keep users most engaged.

Presentation Activity

Track how well your Spotlight presentations perform.

Data Export

Export your data in various formats.

INTEGRATIONS

Play well with others

Connect effortlessly to Shift from within the creative tools you use most.