Bluefish444 Releases Avid Certified Apple Osx 10.7 Driver For Create Video Cards Supporting Avid Open Io Software Packages


Mac OSX SDI I/O for AVID Media Composer 6.5, and Symphony 6.5

Last Updated: December 12, 2012 2:12 am GMT
(S. Melbourne, Australia--December 12, 2012) Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced that it has released a new Avid-certified Apple Mac OSX 10.7 installer, providing a free plug in to AVID’s Open IO software packages via the Bluefish444 Create video card line.

“The new Mac OSX 10.7 installer for AVID Open IO is a watershed moment for Bluefish444 as we provide cross platform SDI I/O solutions to AVID users for the first time,” states Craige Mott, Managing Director, Bluefish444. “Bluefish444 regards AVID as a long term strategic partner and we will continue making Open IO OSX releases in the future, Adding new functionality and giving AVID users who buy into Bluefish444 hardware today future benefits”.

The Create 3D Ultra is Bluefish444’s flagship digital content creation SDI I/O video card with the following hardware features:

* 2 x HD/SD 3G SDI I/O
* 2K Dual Link I/O
* 3D Stereoscopic I/O
* 12 bit video processing pipeline
* Pristine hardware scaling
* DVI/HDMI preview
* 3 X 1D LUT’s
* 8 Channels of AES/EBU digital audio
* 2 Channels of Analog Audio monitoring

AVID customers working on Mac OSX 10.7 with Media Composer 6.5, or Symphony 6.5 now have the option of incorporating the Bluefish444 Create range of uncompressed SDI I/O video cards into their workflow availing themselves of the industry’s highest quality 12 bit processing of SDI I/O.

For a full list of the features and benefits integrated within the Apple Mac OSX 10.7 installer with the Create range of video cards consult the AVID knowledge base.

Apple Mac OSX 10.7 installer 8.5.0 is available for free from the Bluefish444 homepage Create video cards start from MRSP $1,999USD and are available through Bluefish444 authorised resellers worldwide.

About Bluefish444:

Bluefish444 is the manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD video cards for the Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems. Its video cards are used in broadcast, feature film and post-production markets for editing, animation, compositing, color correction, restoration, digital intermediate, 3D and IPTV applications.

Bluefish444 cards have been used on award-winning feature films, commercials, music videos and sports events worldwide. Bluefish444’s range of video cards are incorporated in video servers, encoders, decoders and character generator solutions by numerous 3rd party OEM manufacturers, in addition to other niche & mainstream applications.

Founded in 1998, Bluefish444 is a division and brand name of Bluefish Technologies Pty Ltd., which is based in S. Melbourne, Australia. Its products are distributed via an extensive sales channel of OEMs, dealers, and system integrators globally. For further information, visit


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