DeckLink supports more editing, design and video software than any other capture card, freeing you to work with your favorite creative software. They also work with any Mac, Windows and Linux applications. Get full editing compatibility with DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X, Media Composer, Premiere Pro and more! Create stunning visual effects with Fusion, After Effects and Photoshop. Perform unparalleled color correction using DaVinci Resolve. Work seamlessly with Fairlight audio in DaVinci Resolve or ProTools for audio production. With such a wide range of software support, DeckLink is perfect for every part of your workflow!Find Reseller
DaVinci Resolve for Mac and Windows is the world’s most advanced editing, color correction and professional audio software solution. It is compatible with high performance GPU cards, hardware control panels such as the DaVinci Resolve Micro, Mini and Advanced panels, and even third party panels from Tangent, JL Cooper Eclipse and more. You get 64-bit float YRGB processing for all effects, power windows, tracking, primaries and secondaries, and 3D object tracking. DeckLink cards were developed to be the perfect solution for DaVinci color grading and have been designed to perfectly match the powerful features in the latest DaVinci Resolve!
DeckLink cards are qualified by Apple for Final Cut Pro X compatibility so you can edit in Final Cut Pro while monitoring to any SD, HD or Ultra HD display. You can also connect to HDCAM SR, HDCAM, HD-D5 and DVCPRO HD decks, as well as SD decks such as Digital Betacam for output back to tape. DeckLink supports playback with absolute sample accurate AV sync. The included Media Express software lets you manage capture from external devices such as decks with wide metadata support.
DeckLink is the highest quality editing solution for Premiere Pro and fully supports the Mercury Playback engine for incredible realtime effects. You get a full suite of Premiere plug-ins with deck control and full support for 8 and 10 bit uncompressed AVI and QuickTime files, as well as Motion JPEG and DVCPRO HD which can all be played back on the same Premiere Pro timeline without rendering. QuickTime uncompressed files from Macs can also be played back for cross-platform media sharing!
The Avid Media Composer family of software, including Symphony and NewsCutter, provides fully integrated support for DeckLink. Capture and play back in full 10 bit uncompressed 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 quality, or directly in Avid DNxHD or other popular compressed formats. Media Composer has fast and familiar operation along with a 64-bit architecture that lets you play back complex layered effects in real time. DeckLink is the perfect choice for professionals looking for the best possible Avid workflow!
DeckLink supports WDM and DirectShow so you can capture high quality video straight into your Windows NLE workflow! With WDM and DirectShow compatibility, DeckLink allows your acquisition, editing and post workflow to be entirely configured on the Windows platform and works with hundreds of post production and broadcast software utilities such as MAGIX Video Pro, vMix, VidBlasterX ! With WDM and DirectShow support, DeckLink gives you the freedom to configure your Windows system the way you want!
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Magix Video Pro
Blackmagic Media Express software comes free with every DeckLink card. Media Express lets you batch capture and playback 2D or even dual stream stereoscopic 3D in uncompressed YUV 4:2:2 and RGB 4:4:4 QuickTime, AVI and DPX, or compressed ProRes, DVCPRO and MJPEG files. DeckLink cards also include Blackmagic LiveKey and Blackmagic Disk Speed Test. LiveKey lets you insert logos and other graphics in real time using SDI outputs. Disk Speed Test checks your disk array and gives you an easy to understand speed test with the results in video frames per second!
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Feature film and television post production demands the highest possible image quality for things such as color correction and visual effects. For powerful digital compositing, DeckLink cards are compatible with Fusion, Nuke, After Effects and more so you can mix dozens of live action, matte paintings, 2D and 3D CGI layers! DeckLink cards are perfect for broadcast design because they deliver the high quality and reliability you need for working under pressure in broadcast workflows!
Avid Pro Tools
DeckLink is fully compatible with the world’s best NLE software systems so you can take your edit from any system and master your audio using Fairlight audio in DaVinci Resolve or ProTools! By adding a DeckLink card to your ProTools system, you can confidently play video and audio together while mixing to avoid dropped audio and lip sync misalignments. Windows audio software support allows you to use Steinberg Nuendo for audio re-recording and multitrack mastering and in Cubase you can score music to a separate video track!
Resolume software supports all DeckLink capture and playback products straight out of the box! With DeckLink and Resolume you can capture and play back any QuickTime and AVI video files, as well as Flash animations and text overlays with your WAV and AIFF audio files. With Resolume Arena you can even use SMPTE timecode captured by DeckLink to synchronize clips with lasers, lights, fireworks displays or anything you can imagine for the most mind blowing VJ performances!
DeckLink is fully compatible with popular video and audio streaming software so you can get your live stream to millions of online viewers! On Mac, stream live video with OBS, Wirecast and Livestream Producer. When streaming on Windows, you get compatibility with OBS, Xsplit Broadcaster, Wirecast and Livestream Producer. Stream high quality video of live events, webcasts, educational seminars, sales presentations, concerts or even video gameplay with DeckLink!
All DeckLink cards include a free software developer kit for Mac, Windows and Linux. This lets you develop custom solutions for in house use or even commercial distribution! DeckLink also includes DirectShow filters, a WDM Windows Driver and QuickTime API that lets DeckLink cards integrate seamlessly with an unbelievably wide range of applications and codecs. Develop your solutions with confidence because DeckLink cards are a flexible, proven foundation that frees you to work without limitations. The DeckLink SDK provides both low level control of hardware and high level interfaces that allow you to easily perform common tasks. It even lets you develop once and then easily deploy your solution across the entire range of DeckLink capture cards.
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Miniature M.2 card with 3G‑SDI connections for simultaneous capture and playback in all formats up to 1080p60.
Miniature 1 lane mini PCIe card with HD‑SDI and HDMI for single channel capture in all formats up to 1080p30.
Broadcast quality 10‑bit SDI and HDMI PCIe playback card for SD and HD formats up to 1080p60 and 2Kp60 DCI, including HDR.
Broadcast quality 10‑bit SDI and HDMI PCIe capture card for SD and HD formats up to 1080p60 and 2Kp60 DCI.
Low profile PCIe playback card featuring 6G-SDI and HDMI 2.0a for all formats up to 2160p30, including HDR!
Low profile PCIe capture card featuring 6G-SDI and HDMI 2.0a for all formats up to 2160p30, including HDR!
Capture and playback with 6G-SDI for SD, HD, 2K and Ultra HD.
PCIe capture and playback card with 4 independent channels for SD and HD up to 1080p60.
Low profile PCIe capture and playback card with 4 independent channels for SD and HD up to 1080p60.
Capture and playback 6G-SDI, HDMI 4K and analog in SD, HD and Ultra HD.
Quad link 12G-SDI capture and playback for SD, HD, Ultra HD, 4K, 4K DCI, 8K and 8K DCI!
Capture and playback 12G-SDI in SD, HD, Ultra HD and 4K DCI up to 4096 x 2160 60p in 10-bit YUV or 12-bit RGB!
Add Quad Link SDI input and output to DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G capture cards.
Eight channel configurable PCIe video capture and playback up to 1080p60.
PCIe capture card with 4 HDMI inputs for capturing up to 4 different SD, HD, Ultra HD and 4K formats at the same time!