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TV Logic VFM-055A — More Features & Lower Price!

This updated model has all the great features that made the original so popular but now with added extras! The TV Logic OLED VFM-055A was a great monitor from the start. A full HD OLED screen, all the popular features you expect from TV Logic, and the battery bracket and protective screen are included in the package. The new monitor takes less power than its predecessor, meaning that it lasts longer on a single battery & runs cooler. The latest firmware includes all of the features below, useful for both cine & video production: HDR emulation Arri meta data display Anamorphic...
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15 is Now Shipping

New upgrade fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, adds even more audio tools plus hundreds of new features and improvements that editors and colourists have asked for! DaVinci Resolve 15 requires a database upgrade from DaVinci Resolve 14.3.1 and previous versions. It is strongly recommend that you backup your existing database (both DiskDB and PostgreSQL) before performing an upgrade.  This week, Blackmagic Design announced that the full release of DaVinci Resolve 15, its professional editing, visual effects, motion graphics, colour correction and audio post production software, is now available as a free download from the Blackmagic Design website. Blackmagic Design would like...
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HyperDeck 6.0 Update

About Blackmagic HyperDeck Utility Welcome to the HyperDeck software! This utility updates your HyperDeck Studio Mini to the latest software release for new features, bug fixes and other enhancements. Adding H.264 recording and playback in all 720p and 1080p HD formats, as well as extending the RS-422 control protocol to include new advanced media protocol commands for appending clips, querying the timeline and clearing the timeline. What's new in HyperDeck Utility 6.0 Updates for HyperDeck Studio Mini including: H.264 codec for all 720p and 1080p display modes Extra media based commands for RS-422 control General performance and stability updates No...
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Blackmagic Camera Setup 5.1 Update

About Blackmagic Camera Utility Welcome to the Blackmagic Camera Setup! This software update adds smoother, faster iris control for B4, PL and EF servo lenses with URSA Broadcast and URSA Mini Pro cameras. Blackmagic Camera 5.1 update also adds smoother continuous iris movement when controlling lenses remotely from ATEM switchers and control panels. This software package allows you to update your Blackmagic Camera to the latest software release for new features, bug fixes and other enhancements. The software installer no longer installs the Desktop Video or UltraScope applications and they will need to be downloaded separately from the Blackmagic Design...
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DaVinci Resolve 15 Studio Beta 2

About DaVinci Resolve 15 Studio Software Public Beta Information Some items in the "What's new" section are marked with an asterisk. They may not be fully complete in this public beta release and are expected to be complete in future beta updates. DaVinci Resolve 15 requires a database upgrade from DaVinci Resolve 14.3 and previous versions. DaVinci Resolve 15.0b2 requires a database upgrade from DaVinci Resolve 15.0b1 on Disk database. We strongly recommend that you backup your existing database (both DiskDB and PostgreSQL) before performing an upgrade. What's new in DaVinci Resolve 15 Fusion Key new features Fully integrated into...
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Blackmagic Camera 5.0.1 Update

About Blackmagic Camera Utility Welcome to the Blackmagic Camera Setup! This software package allows you to update your Blackmagic Camera to the latest software release for new features, bug fixes and other enhancements. The software installer no longer installs the Desktop Video or UltraScope applications and they will need to be downloaded separately from the Blackmagic Design website: https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/support To use UltraScope via Thunderbolt with Blackmagic Cinema Camera or Production Camera 4K, download and install the Blackmagic UltraScope software. If you want to use Media Express with the supported cameras, download and install the Blackmagic Desktop Video software. Please ensure...
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HyperDeck 5.3 Update

About Blackmagic HyperDeck Utility What's new in HyperDeck Utility 5.3 This software update adds support for playing back HDR content from HyperDeck 12G using SDI or HDMI connections. In addition, HyperDeck 5.3 Update also improves genlock performance along with general performance improvements for both HyperDeck 12G and HyperDeck Studio Pro. • HDR playback for HyperDeck 12G • Fix Genlock bug for HyperDeck 12G • General performance and stability updates for HyperDeck 12G and HyperDeck Studio Pro Minimum system requirements for Mac OS X • macOS 10.13 High Sierra • macOS 10.12 Sierra or later • macOS 10.11 El Capitan •...
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Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 14.1.1 Update

About DaVinci Resolve 14 Software The free DaVinci Resolve 14 includes all of the same high quality processing as DaVinci Resolve 14 Studio and can handle unlimited resolution media files. However it does limit project mastering and output to Ultra HD resolutions or lower. DaVinci Resolve 14 only supports a single processing GPU on Windows and Linux and 2 GPUs on the latest Mac Pro. If you need features such as support for multiple GPUs, 4K output, motion blur effects, temporal and spatial noise reduction, HDR tools, Lens distortion correction, de-interlacing, Resolve FX Lens Flare, Lens Blur and Film Grain,...
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Blackmagic Design Camera Setup 4.7 – new features for micro cameras

About Blackmagic Camera Utility Welcome to the Blackmagic Camera Setup! This software package allows you to update your Blackmagic Camera to the latest software release for new features, bug fixes and other enhancements. The software installer no longer installs the Desktop Video or UltraScope applications and they will need to be downloaded separately from the Blackmagic Design website: https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/support To use UltraScope via Thunderbolt with Blackmagic Cinema Camera or Production Camera 4K, download and install the Blackmagic UltraScope software. If you want to use Media Express with the supported cameras, download and install the Blackmagic Desktop Video software. Please ensure...
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Blackmagic Design Video Assist 2.5.1 Update

About Blackmagic Video Assist Utility Welcome to the Blackmagic Video Assist! This utility updates your Video Assist to the latest software release for new features, bug fixes and other enhancements. What's new in Blackmagic Video Assist 2.5.1 • Add x2 and x4 Vectorscope zoom to the Video Assist 4K • General performance and stability updates to the Video Assist and Video Assist 4K Download Information This download is available for the following operating systems. To download this update click on the links above to visit the support pages of the Blackmagic Design website. You will also find details of the...