GRASS VALLEY, California—AJA Video Systems has unveiled desktop software version 16.2 for all KONA, Io and T-TAP Pro products as well as AJA software development kit version 16.2 for enterprise development partners.
The new version offers workflow enhancements such as support for the latest macOS, OBS Studio compatibility, 12-bit 4:4:4 enhancement, RGB workflows for 4K/UHD, LUT functionality improved, a new codec and special support for playback in the control room and expanded multichannel. audio, the company said.
The release is part of the launch of Io X3, the company’s Thunderbolt 3 connected mobile capture and output device, he said.
Available as Free downloadDesktop Software v16.2 includes support for macOS Monterey and Windows 11. When installed on a system running OBS Studio v27.2 or higher, users will have immediate access to select AJA devices for multi-channel or single-channel capture and switching up to 4K/UltraHD 30p and 2K/HD 60p, the company said.
Desktop Software v16.2 also enables greater flexibility and more accurate and vivid 4K/UltraHD color workflows with new 12-bit, 4:4:4, RGB firmware for KONA 5 and Corvid 44 12G, with full 12-bit support. pipeline through the conversion and output of color space capture, the company said.
This feature is supported by an upgrade to .cube format for all 12-bit and 10-bit LUT capabilities, bringing greater compatibility between AJA hardware and third-party color and mastering applications, he said. .
Workflow options with included AJA Control Room software are expanded with the addition of H.264 and H.265 capture and playback up to 2K/HD 60p, including timecode support and subtitling, and offer seamless compatibility with mobile devices, PC and AJA Ki Media Pro GO.
The release also includes new deep buffer capabilities for the control room to maintain stable and flawless playback in the event that storage or network bottlenecks interrupt data flow from storage to the host. video output. With the introduction of IO X3, a new MultiView feature allows monitoring of up to four incoming SDI sources on a single external HDMI monitor, providing a trusted view for multi-channel workflows with OBS Studio and Telestream Wirecast, a- he declared.
AJA’s SDK v16.2 is available through enrollment in the traditional AJA Developer Program and Open Source. The SDK offers several new features, including 64/32 channel audio support with KONA 5, Corvid 44 12G, Corvid 88, and Corvid 44, allowing users to ingest and output up to 64 discrete audio channels across multiple SDI links, he said.
Participants in the AJA development program can To download SDK v16.2 for free. The Open Source developer community can access the AJA SDK from AJA’s GitHub page.