Blackmagic’s new offering for Adobe products

Reprinted from a Blackmagic press release

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, USA – January 20, 2006 – Today Blackmagic Design
announced the immediate availability of a new software update with support
for Adobe Production Studio and Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0. All of Blackmagic
Design’s DeckLink series editing and compositing products feature the new
enhanced Blackmagic software, which enables post-production, effects and
video editing professionals to work with uncompressed HD and SD video with
Adobe Production Studio applications.

Blackmagic’s new software, the first available with 4:4:4 10 bit RGB video
capabilities, also supports real time effects in HD resolutions and a full 10
bit workflow within Adobe Production Studio applications. This enables
seamless transition between the video and graphics applications, including
Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0, Adobe After Effects 7.0 and Adobe Photoshop CS2.

Key points

  • Every DeckLink card shipped can now take advantage of Adobe Production
  • Multibridge Extreme is the only PCI Express solution for Adobe Production
    Studio – allowing customers to use the latest high speed Windows PCs with
    PCI Express slots;
  • Only Blackmagic supports dual link RGB 4:4:4 for feature film editors
    working with Adobe Production Studio;
  • Only Blackmagic has products compatible with Adobe Production Studio
    that feature both analog and SDI digital video connections;
  • Blackmagic supports a full 10 bit rendering pipeline for Adobe Production

“The Adobe Production Studio has really come of age in this release, and
is perfect for the high end television, post production and broadcast industries&quot
said Grant Petty, CEO of Blackmagic Design. &quotWe worked very closely with
Adobe to provide a flexible, affordable end-to-end Dual Link HD 4:4:4 10
bit RGB workflow straight out of the box – a world first that can not be
matched in picture quality, price or workflow on the Windows platform today.&quot

Blackmagic’s latest software driver is available for download immediately
from the Blackmagic Design support web site located at

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