Perfect for Post Production
DeckLink capture and playback cards are used every day in the production of television commercials, music videos, episodic television programs and Hollywood feature films. With cutting edge technologies built in, you get the highest quality video and maximum reliability. No other capture cards support more applications and more platforms than DeckLink, so you can always work with your favorite software. Every DeckLink PCIe card can be installed in Mac, Windows and Linux based workstations and media servers to give you ultimate flexibility!
Unrivaled Video Quality
DeckLink lets you work with compressed video formats such as ProRes and DNxHD as well as 10-bit uncompressed video. When working with uncompressed video, all images are a mathematically perfect pixel-for-pixel clone of the source, without any generational loss, so you have the confidence you’re working at the absolute highest quality possible. Get sharper keying with green screens, cleaner compositions, superior color correction and more! Support for industry leading file formats ensures that you can maintain high quality throughout post production should you need to use video compression.
Every DeckLink card features the highest quality connections so you get pristine video and audio quality and can connect to the widest range of professional SDI equipment. DeckLink 4K Extreme includes Dual Link 3G/6G-SDI, HDMI, analog video, as well as 2 channels of AES/EBU audio and 2 channels of balanced analog audio in and out. DeckLink Studio includes HD-SDI, HDMI, analog component, S-Video, composite video, channels of AES/EBU audio and 4 channels of balanced analog audio in and out. You also get a down converted SD output. Decklink SDI is perfect for high quality 10 bit SDI use only. All models include black burst/tri-sync reference and serial deck control.
Connect DeckLink to professional equipment with virtually any type of video and audio connection available, as well as professional RS-422 deck control, external reference inputs and more! All DeckLink cards feature advanced SDI video connections, the standard for today's post production and broadcast equipment. Some DeckLink models also include HDMI, analog component, S-video and composite connections, which means that you can connect to a range of older professional and consumer equipment. Work with the widest range of monitors, switchers, routers, broadcast decks and more.
DeckLink SDI is perfect when you need an SDI only solution but demand high quality 10 bit 4:2:2 based SDI capture and playback. DeckLink SDI plugs into Windows, Mac OS X and Linux computers and features HD/SD-SDI capture and playback combined with tri-sync/black burst reference input and RS-422 deck control.
DeckLink cards are fully compatible with popular video streaming software so you can broadcast live to online viewers! Also use DeckLink cards to capture direct from cameras or live production switchers and then integrate the high quality video into your live streaming workflow. DeckLink cards support common streaming software such as Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster and Resolume Avenue 4. With DeckLink it's easy to create high quality live, or on-demand broadcasts for the web of sporting events, webcasts, podcasts or concerts! and other power sources.
DeckLink is a powerful choice for use with live production switchers. DeckLink 4K Extreme's dual SDI output can be used for generating fill and key output from RGB graphics and animations, or direct from Photoshop with the included plug in. Generate titling and graphics for live production on workstations and then present them to the switcher in real time. For streaming or capture into custom video formats DeckLink cards simply connect to the live production switcher video output and can be used to capture live!
Media Express is included with all Blackmagic Design capture and playback solutions and is packed full of features to help you manage and organize your project’s video media. Media Express is designed to work with all DeckLink cards for video capture and playback! Media Express is perfect for working with software that does not support video capture from within
the application such as Adobe After Effects™. You can install Media Express software on every computer you use for either Mac OS X, Windows or Linux. Media Express includes loads of smart features that make it simple to work with compressed and uncompressed video in 2D and even dual stream 3D!
Compressed and uncompressed
Capture from VTRs with RS-422 control or from cameras and live sources. Supports uncompressed YUV and RGB QuickTime, AVI and DPX plus compressed ProRes, DVCPRO, MJPEG formats.
Log and capture
Log clips with timecode in and out points, batch capture from an EDL or import from XML. Plus you can add searchable metadata including Name, Description, Reel, Scene, Take and Angle.
Playback with playlists
Make your own custom playlists and load a huge number of clips for playback. You can mix ProRes, DNxHD, Uncompressed YUV and RGB, DVCPRO HD and more all in the same playlist.
Create custom bins
Create as many bins as you need for organizing and managing your project media. Separate clips by day, location, take and angle. Get complete control of every video clip in every project.
Pick your favorites
Choose the best clips and mark them as 'favorites', then apply a filter to view only these clips in your media list. Clips marked as favorites are highlighted with a yellow star for easy reference.
Full clip information
Click list view to see video formats, audio channels, timecode in and out points, duration and logging information. Everything you need to know in one easy click!
Dual stream capture
Media Express is perfect for Blackmagic Design hardware that supports dual stream 3D capture. Create separate left and right eye files from two simultaneous HD-SDI streams!
3D file indicator
Separate left and right eye clips are connected by a 3D indicator in either Thumbnail or Timecode list view. Now it's easy to identify 3D clips in your media list without having to find these files.
Preview 3D playback
Left and right eye clips are played side by side in video preview to show you're working with 3D material. You can even 'swap eyes' if clips have been loaded the wrong way around.