updated 12:30 pm EST, Fri February 10, 2006
Blackmagic has released DeckLink 5.4.2, an update to its software for its professional video capture cards. It adds a choice of custom file name numbering in FrameLink, verified compatibility with After Effects 7.0 as well as stability and performance improvements in the Blackmagic Deck Control application and some models of DeckLink hardware cards. This release version also adds support for Blackmagic DeckLink PCIe cards including HD Pro and HD Plus. The company also released Multibridge 5.4.1 for Mac OS X, which supports Multibridge Extreme on Mac OS X, its all-in-one bidirectional analog converter for audio and video that instantly switches between HDTV and standard definition video. The installer includes support for all models of Multibridge, and all models of DeckLink cards, adding support for hardware down conversion and DVI-D scaling for the Apple 30-inch Cinema Display.