AJA Releases New Unified Kona and Io Software

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Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:48 -- Nick Dager

AJA Video Systems has released new v12.1 software for Mac and Windows, for the first time providing a single unified all-in-one device driver and Plug-in installer per platform for all currently shipping AJA edit and streaming hardware. The new software supports a broad range of AJA products including Kona 4, Kona 3G, Kona LHi, Kona LHe Plus, Io 4K, Io XT, Io Express and T-TAP.

The AJA v12.1 driver is compatible with Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 (64-bit) and Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks). Aside from being a unified all-in-one device driver across multiple AJA products, new features add support for 4K and UltraHD resolution capture with the Open I/O Plug-in for Avid Media Composer 8.3, along with a new Wirecast capture Plug-in for support for Telestream Wirecast version 5.x and 6.x.

The unified installer includes all of the following:

Device drivers for all currently shipping AJA hardware including Kona 4, Kona 3G, Kona LHi, Kona LHe Plus, Io 4K, Io XT, Io Express and T-TAP

AJA Control Room capture/playback software

AJA Control Panel configuration software

Adobe Creative Cloud Plug-ins

Avid Open I/O Plug-in

Telestream Wirecast Plug-in

The new software also includes a host of performance improvements, and is available today as a free download to existing AJA customers here: https://www.aja.com/en/support