Supports your favorite software!

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DeckLink supports more editing, design and video software than any other capture card, freeing you to work with your favorite creative software. DeckLink cards also support any Mac OS X, Windows and Linux video software and you can move your DeckLink card between operating systems as you need! Get full editing compatibility with Final Cut Pro, Media Composer, Premiere Pro CC and more! Create stunning visual effects with After Effects CC and Photoshop CC. Perform unparalleled color correction using DaVinci Resolve. Work seamlessly with ProTools for audio production. With such a wide range of software support, DeckLink is perfect for every part of your workflow!

DaVinci Resolve 12

DaVinci Resolve for Mac and Windows is the world’s most popular color correction and online editing software solution compatible with high performance GPU cards and off the shelf control panels including Tangent Devices Element, JL Cooper Eclipse CX and the Avid Artist Color control panels. It includes 64-bit float YRGB processing for all effects, power windows, tracking, primaries and secondaries, and 3D object tracking. It's a great first color correction solution when you are working heavily in SD, HD and Ultra HD 4K! 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 12!

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DaVinci Resolve 12
Final Cut Pro

Final Cut Pro X

DeckLink cards are qualified by Apple for Final Cut Pro compatibility so you can edit in Final Cut Pro while using the highest quality video connections to any SD, HD or Ultra HD devices including HDCAM SR, HDCAM, HD-D5 and DVCPRO HD, as well as SD decks such as Digital Betacam. DeckLink supports playback of the timeline 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 supports advanced Final Cut Pro features such as 10 bit rendering, RT Extreme, 16 channel audio, deck control, support for ProRes, JPEG, DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO HD, 8 & 10 bit uncompressed video!

Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro CC

DeckLink is the highest quality editing solution for Premiere Pro CC with full support for the Mercury Playback engine for massive range of RT effects. Included are 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 CC timeline without rendering. QuickTime uncompressed files from Mac OS X systems can also be played back for cross-platform media sharing! You can even playback AVCHD, DSLR and XDCAM HD formats. DeckLink has full support for Premiere Pro CC's 8 channels of audio capture and playback via SD/HD-SDI, which is great for 5.1 surround sound editing.

Adobe Premiere Pro

Avid Media Composer

The Avid Media Composer 7 family of software, including Avid Symphony and Avid 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 video formats. Media Composer 7 has fast and familiar operation and its new 64-bit architecture plays back complex layered effects in real time. DeckLink is the perfect choice for professionals looking for the best possible Avid workflow on Mac OS X and Windows 8.

WDM Driver for Windows

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 like Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, Photoshop CC, Avid Media Composer, Avid NewsCutter, Steinberg Cubase and more! With WDM and DirectShow support, DeckLink gives you the freedom to configure your Windows system the way you want!

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Blackmagic Utilities

Blackmagic Utilities Included!

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!

Compatible with leading Broadcast design tools

Add amazing effects and graphics to your work

  • Fusion
  • Cinema 4D
  • Photoshop CC
  • After Effects CC

Broadcasting Design

Feature film and TVC post production of today demands the highest quality compositing technology, so DeckLink works with Fusion, After Effects CC, Photoshop CC and Smoke. For powerful digital compositing use Fusion and Hiero which allow you to mix dozens of live action, matte paintings, 2D and 3D CGI layers!  Because After Effects CC is QuickTime based, it works with all Blackmagic Design media, so you can integrate DeckLink effortlessly into your After Effects CC and Photoshop CC post production workflow!

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Avid ProTools
Apple Logic Pro
Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo

Support for your favorite professional audio software

DeckLink is fully compatible with the world’s best NLE software systems so you can take your edit from any system and do your audio mastering in 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!

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Live VJ

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 Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast and Livestream Procaster. When streaming on Windows, you get compatibility with Flash Media Encoder, Xsplit Broadcaster, Wirecast and Livestream Procaster. Stream high quality video of live events, webcasts, educational seminars, sales presentations, concerts or even video gameplay with DeckLink!


Developer SDK

Available free with all DeckLink cards is an advanced developer SDK free of charge for Mac, Windows and Linux. Develop your own custom solutions to use in house or even for sale! 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 which free you to work without limitations. The DeckLink SDK provides both low level control of hardware and high level interfaces which 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.


12G-SDI DeckLink Models

12G SDI DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G

DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G

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!

12G SDI DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G - Quad SDI

DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G - Quad SDI

Add Quad Link SDI input and output to DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G capture cards.

12G SDI DeckLink 4K Pro

DeckLink 4K Pro

PCIe capture and playback card with advanced 12G-SDI for working in SD, HD, Ultra HD and 4K DCI at up to 60 frames per second.


6G-SDI DeckLink Models

6G SDI DeckLink 4K Extreme

DeckLink 4K Extreme

PCIe capture and playback Dual Link SDI, HDMI, Analog, 4:4:4, 3D and 4K.

6G SDI DeckLink Studio 4K

DeckLink Studio 4K

Capture and playback 6G-SDI, HDMI 4K and analog in SD, HD and Ultra HD.

6G SDI DeckLink SDI 4K

DeckLink SDI 4K

Capture and playback with 6G-SDI for SD, HD, 2K and Ultra HD.


DeckLink Alternate Models

DeckLink Quad 2

DeckLink Quad 2

Eight channel configurable PCIe video capture and playback up to 1080p60.

DeckLink Duo

DeckLink Duo

PCIe independent 2 channel capture and playback in SDI/HD-SDI.

DeckLink Mini Recorder

DeckLink Mini Recorder

PCIe capture for HD-SDI and HDMI.

DeckLink Mini Monitor

DeckLink Mini Monitor

PCIe playback for HD-SDI and HDMI.