Bluefish444 Announces Support For Adobe Premiere Pro CC On Mac OSX For Epoch & Create SDI Video Cards 2K 60P SDI I/O On Mac OSX With Adobe Premiere Pro CC


Last Updated: May 8, 2013 5:25 pm GMT
(S. Melbourne, Australia--May 8, 2013) Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced that it has developed support for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC on Mac OSX enabling up to 2K SDI I/O via Epoch and Create SDI video cards.

Mac OSX 2K SDI I/O for Adobe Premiere Pro CC
Until now the advanced quality and features of Bluefish444’s plug-in for Adobe Mercury Transmit have been limited to the Windows platform. Bluefish444 has developed an all new plug-in to Adobe Premiere Pro CC on Mac OSX 10.8 supporting the Epoch and Create range of Bluefish444 video cards.

New SDI I/O functionality offered via Create & Epoch video cards includes:
  • 2K/HD/SD 4:2:2 YUV 8/10bit HD-SDI Input and Output
  • Hardware scaling technology for accelerated ½ and ¼ resolution HD-SDI previews
  • Hardware scaling technology for Up/Down/Cross conversions
  • 12-bit precision YUV/RGB color space conversions
  • SDI capture, preview and export to tape
  • AES and Analog audio monitoring
  • HDMI/DVI video preview

“The Bluefish444 team is proud to bring support for our quality HD-SDI solutions to the next generation of Adobe’s video products on both Windows and for the first time the MAC OSX platforms,” said Tom Lithgow, product specialist at Bluefish444. “Adobe has made some tremendous advances in their video applications and Bluefish444 are pleased to be working with Adobe to provide true professional capturing, monitoring and mastering capabilities”.

”With our announcement yesterday of Adobe Premiere Pro CC, we’re adding more incredible video editing capabilities,” said Simon Williams, director of strategic relations at Adobe. “It’s exciting to see companies like Bluefish444 bring out plug-ins that provide even more advanced functionality for creative professionals using our software.”

The Mac OSX 10.8 driver supporting 2K SDI I/O for Adobe Premiere Pro CC will be available from the Bluefish444 home page free of charge in Q2 2013.

Epoch and Create video cards are available from authorized dealers worldwide.

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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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