AJA Control Room™ Unified Ingest, Playback and Output Software
AJA Control Room is professional media software for macOS, Windows and Linux, enabling 8K/4K/HD/SD workflows in numerous powerful ways.
AJA Control Room is designed to be used AJA with hardware devices, and it can also operate as a stand-alone media player with full-screen playback and host system audio monitoring, supporting high quality professional media file types and formats.
Control Room used in conjunction with KONA, Io and T-TAP products makes a perfect partner for editorial and effects workflows allowing capture, conversion, playback, VTR control, and output of media types ready to be used immediately in Apple Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro/After Effects, Avid Media Composer/ProTools and many others.
A powerful companion to have in your digital media toolkit, Control Room now includes read/write support for the entire Apple ProRes family up to 8K. Whether your sources and deliverables are files, feeds, broadcast IP or tape, the same intuitive interface is available across macOS, Windows and Linux.
NOTE: Control Room comes bundled with the unified AJA Desktop Software package for macOS, Windows, and Linux. This single package contains firmware and drivers for KONA, Io and T-TAP as well as Control Room, AJA Control Panel, AJA System Test and AJA Multi-Channel Config. Installing the AJA Desktop Software package will automatically install Control Room.
Apple ProRes Encode/Decode on macOS, Windows and Linux
AJA Control Room provides seamless bridging of your Apple ProRes workflows across macOS, Windows and Linux.
With full cross-platform support for the entire Apple ProRes family of codecs, AJA Control Room provides comprehensive support for acquisition, production and delivery with the entire set of ProRes data-rates and quality settings. ProRes read and write with Control Room is supported across the entire range of AJA KONA, Io* and T-TAP* devices.
- OS support: macOS, Windows, Linux Ubuntu, Linux RedHat/Centos
- Codec support: All Apple ProRes Codecs including 4444 XQ
- Video formats: 8K/UltraHD2/4K/UltraHD/2K/HD/SD
*Thunderbolt devices support macOS and Windows only.
Elegant User Interface
Control Room’s interface focuses on the task at hand without adding unnecessary clutter. Intuitive controls are instantly recognizable, and layouts can be customized making it easy to get your work done. Create Bins, capture uncompressed video or choose from a range of compression options. Once captured, files can be simply played out through AJA hardware to professional SDI, HDMI or IP devices/destinations, depending upon your choice of AJA I/O hardware.
Full Screen Playback and System Audio Support
AJA Control Room can be used as a free stand-alone professional media player, even on systems without any hardware attached or installed.
When used without AJA hardware, video can be monitored full-screen using the host system GUI, and audio can be monitored with any internal or attached speakers.
Additionally, KONA HDMI customers can utilize this functionality for monitoring (since KONA HDMI is a capture-only device).