Professional Broadcast made easy with

JB Playout Professional

Loaded with features, and renowned for its stability and workflow, JB Playout Professional packs everything you’ll need to create professional-grade channel. 

Why choose JB Playout Professional

Premium Stability

JB Playout Professional is designed for stability, optimum CPU utilization, and power. It will run many emergency options in the background to keep you on track with your work.

Various Playback formats

By using JB Playout Professional, you can play different formats: MXF, MP4, MPG, AVI, MOV, LXF, GXF, NDXHD, PRORES, with different resolutions and framerates, in a single playlist.

Auto-playlist

Auto-operated playlists. Insert Files, Lives, URLs and Commands. Change data and item order on the fly.

Advanced Playlist Automation

The built-in Scheduling application will allow you to create Playlists days or weeks in advance. Set the scheduling date and the list will be pushed on air when the date hits the mark.

Multiple I/O Options

HDMI/SDI Black Magic Decklink or Intensity cards output and input. UDP or RTPM streaming output and input. Direct Show output. Youtube links as input, Newtek NDI IP as output.

Resolutions and Framerates

You will be able to choose from a vast amount of resolutions and frame rates, such as NTSC, PAL, 2K, 4K, 1080 50i, 1080 5994i, 1080 50p…

Simple MAM with File Watcher

Handle your files with style. Use Files, Live events and URLs, set their properties, in/out spots, breaks, cuts, scale, interlace, transitions, data promotion… Automatically register newly added files with the File Watcher.

Character Generator

Creating rich channel graphics with our integrated CG Editor, is as easy as it can get. Use PNG sequences, SWF files, pictures, Crawls, Rolls, Time and Linked text.

CG Channel Branding

Help your audience! Turn your schedule to graphics with Watching Now, Watching Next and Later. Deliver in style by promoting your schedule on Facebook.

Automation Helper

Something goes wrong? Don’t worry. In this case, playout starts emergency measure sequences, such as gap fillers, missing file fillers, waiting for files to show up in the network)

Auto-EPG

Easily create Electronic Programming Guide from your schedule lists with Premiere option for new movies and TV shows, and upload it directly to FTP server.

Control from any device

With our remote control application, you can control playout from just about anywhere in the world. You can do the same via Windows remote application when using local network.

Best fit for most TV stations, as well as individuals who want more control

The pack contains everything that’s packed in the JB Playout Starter and adds unique features, such as: 

  • Register your Files, Live events, and URLs for an easy access
  • In and out trimming of files and Youtube urls
  • Create file breaks and insert them as segments
  • Scale and Interlace
  • File, Live Event and URL transitions
  • Play while recording
  • Logo, Subtitles and Automatic Music Titles
  • Create blocks with items
  • Automatic playlists
  • Fixed playlist times
  • Loop, Random and Shuffle playlist
  • Split files (you can even split Ongoing Files)
  • Stop commands in a playlist
  • Color correction
  • Audio Compressor and Dynamics amplify
  • As Run Log with Automatic Backup
  • Emergency options with Email notifications
  • Web Remote and Windows Remote Aplication
  • Control your playout from any device
  • Newtek NDI IP output (send video to vMix, TriCaster through LAN)
  • Semi-automatic file watcher
  • Create file cuts and add them to the playlist
  • Files, URLs and file cuts with Slow Motion
  • Extended info for Files, Live Events and URLs
  • Parental Advisory Templates (PA)
  • Channel Branding with Playing Now, Next and Later.
  • Facebook schedule promotion ready
  • Placeholders, Labels, Volume in the playlist
  • Automatic Playlist with advanced Scheduling
  • Graphic commands in the playlist
  • Default filler, gap fillers and missing file fillers
  • Automatic playlist export to HTML with FTP upload
  • Automatic EPG creation with FTP upload
  • Premiere tag in EPG
  • Crawls and Rolls with custom separators
  • Newtek NDI IP output (send video to vMix, TriCaster through LAN)

Advanced Playlist Automation

Use built in Schedule application to create your playlists for days, weeks or even months in advance. Create playlist, set playlist’s start date, check if list has fixed start time or not, and press SEND TO PLAYOUT. System will check list for errors and schedule it in Playout.

CG Branding

Help your audience! Turn your schedule to graphics with Playing Now (currently playing item), Playing Next (next schedule item) and Later (item playing later during the day). You can even promote your schedule on Facebook with playing time, description and item’s poster

Newtek NDI IP Output

Send playout output to Tricaster or vMix without video hardware. Network Device Interface (NDI) is a technology that makes it easy to send and receive multiple channels of broadcast quality, low latency video over an existing Gigabit Ethernet Network.

System Requirements

Before you make your final decision, make sure that your system meets the requirements. 

  • Intel Core i7 processor or faster
  • 8 Gb of DDR3 RAM (16 is recommended)
  • SSD Drive for operating system (recommended)
  • Fast media hard drive (Raid 0, 5, 6 recommended)
  • nVidia GPU – GTX7xx or newer (for NVENC H.264 streaming)
  • Intel HD4600 CPU Graphics (for QuickSync H.264 streaming)
  • BlackMagicDesign Intensity or Decklink (for HDMI or SDI input and output)
  • Desktop resolution 1920×1080 minimum (required)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, 8.1 or 10 – 64 Bits Pro (Win 10 recommended)

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