AJA to Support Next Version of Adobe’s Professional Video Editing Tools

Adobe SpeedGrade Support Now Included With AJA Video’s Io Express, Io XT, T-TAP and KONA Family of Products

AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, today announced that their Io, T-TAP, and KONA family of products will support the next version of Adobe® video editing software – including Adobe Premiere® Pro and Adobe SpeedGrade™ - for Mac and Windows customers. New device driver and application plug-in software will be available from AJA as a free download shortly after the software’s release.

AJA’s new plug-ins and drivers will ensure that users of the next versions of Adobe’s professional video tools are able to maximize the performance of their I/O workflow with AJA’s powerful and flexible gear. The drivers also add AJA support for Adobe SpeedGrade color grading software. Additional new features supported by the new AJA drivers are Apple ProRes codec capture in Adobe Premiere Pro for Mac, Avid DNxHD codec capture in Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac and Windows, along with integrated support for Adobe’s new enhanced export to tape interface.

“Adobe’s video editing tools enable our customers to create amazing, high-quality productions, and we’re revealing some incredible new features at NAB that will be in the next version of the products,” said Simon Williams, director of strategic relations at Adobe. “AJA’s KONA, Io XT, T-TAP and Io Express products deliver excellent performance for our customers. Because their solutions are widely used by video and film professionals, AJA’s support of Adobe Premiere Pro and SpeedGrade is extremely important to give our users the best tools for their workflows.”


At NAB, Adobe is previewing the next generation of its professional video and audio products (NAB Booth SL3910). Learn more about the next versions of Adobe’s pro video and audio tools at: www.adobe.com/go/nab_reveal. More information about Adobe's upcoming new video tools will be unveiled at Adobe MAX, The Creativity Conference, May 4-8 in Los Angeles, CA.

“The addition of integrated SpeedGrade color grading support, ProRes capture for our Mac customers, and DNxHD capture for Mac and Windows customers using Adobe editing tools with our KONAs, Io XT, T-TAP and Io Express, offers up incredible workflow acceleration and flexibility in editorial and post,” said Nick Rashby, president, AJA Video Systems.


About AJA Video Systems, Inc. Since 1993, AJA Video has been a leading manufacturer of high-quality and cost-effective digital video interface, acquisition, conversion and Desktop solutions supporting the professional broadcast and post- production markets. With headquarters in Grass Valley, California, AJA maintains an extensive sales channel of dealers and systems integrators around the world.