ToolsOnAir Ships Latest Ingest Solutions

  • 22 February, 2023


AUT: ToolsOnAir recently announced the immediate availability of greatly enhanced and fully macOS Ventura and Apple silicon M2 compatible versions of their just:in mac / just:in linux v.5.5 ingest solutions.

Ideal combination of unrivalled ingest solution and impressive hardware capabilities
Version 5.5 for just:in mac is macOS Ventura (13.x) certified and fully qualified to run natively on the Apple silicon architecture including the new and truly amazing Apple Mac mini M2 and M2 Pro models. The combination of this highly efficient and powerful system architecture from Apple and our professional ingest solution offers many advantages and benefits to both our customers and our future innovations. You can now, for example, easily capture multiple UHDp60 channels in Apple ProRes with just:in mac on a Mac mini M2 Pro and benefit from its very attractive and power-saving form factor. Version 5.5 will still support macOS Monterey (12.6.x), macOS Big Sur (11.7.x) as well macOS Catalina (10.15.7) to ensure full deployment flexibility and safeguard our customer’s investment in our solutions.

“With this enhanced release ToolsOnAir underpins its commitment to provide highly versatile and
workflow oriented ingest solutions for both the macOS and Linux-based hardware platforms,”
says Christian Schabasser, Senior Product Manager Ingest Solutions pictured.

just:in v.5.5 ingest solutions: new Event Presets to empower recording workflows
The enhanced version 5.5 introduces Event Presets that can perform different recording or notification tasks as well as trigger or control qualified hardware devices. With a clear focus on the easy creation and operation, these Event Presets based workflow additions could, for example, start a backup recording on qualified hardware digital recorders such as the Ki Pro devices from AJA or the HyperDeck devices from Blackmagic Design, invoke an Apple- or Bash Script to trigger notifications and file-related actions, or create and make REST API calls to 3rd party system in a very easy and straightforward way.
ToolsOnAir Broadcast Engineering GmbH, based in Vienna, Austria pioneered and introduced the idea and concept of "TV station in a Mac" and offers highly innovative, powerful, and versatile ingest and playout solutions, running on macOS and/or Linux platforms, to accommodate the daily needs of a TV station, broadcast production facility, house of worship or agencies in the education and government sector, while maintaining a cost-effective approach. For further information, please send your enquiries to or visit the website.

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ToolsOnAir Ships Latest Ingest Solutions