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MagicSoft Recorder


MSRP: $799.00
Price: $699.00
You Save: $100.00 (13 %)
Item Number: 4833
Manufacturer: Magicsoft
Manufacturer Part No: MagicSoft Recorder
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MagicSoft Recorder is an ingest application designed for the broadcast and post production markets.It works under Windows 7 SP1 64 bit and Windows 8.1 SP1 64 bit. 
It is particularly useful for multicam ingest and conformance recording because it supports up to 4 different video inputs and each input supports 2 simultaneous recordings.


MagicSoft Recorder has several features that adds value to the software :
       - integrated scheduler
       - support for managing BlackMagic Design Videohub switcher over network.
       - storage management for each assigned folder for recording


The program supports AJA, DeckLink and Intensity cards and devices. 
The input can be set either analog or digital depending on the capabilities of the card.


MagicSoft Recorder has modules for :
       - "TimeCode and NLE support" that adds support for timecode, inserting marks and saving projects for Final Cut Pro/Edius/Premiere/Vegas
       - "Web Browser Remote" that adds support for monitoring and managing the channels by using a web browser from Windows/MacOSX/iOS/Android


MagicSoft Recorder video tutorials

Installing and requirements
Working with a recording channel
Creating and managing the presets
In depth setting and operating a channel
The advanced settings of the MagicSoft Recorder
The scheduler
Storage management
System info and audio controls
Linking and sending commands to videohubs

By default, Magicsoft Recorder is able to resume automatically a recording operation in cases like :
       - lost input signal 
       - computer restart 
       - video mode changed ( if the channel is set on "Auto-detect" mode ) 
The software contains a watch-dog application that esures the functionality of the MagicSoft Recorder and sends the status and alerts by SMTP email. 

MagicSoft Recorder works for SD and HD setups by capturing the input video as YUV 4:2:2 8 bit and it can process up to 16 audio channels (16 bit 48KHz) depending on capabilities of the used frame-buffer. The files can be stored locally or over the network shared locations. 


The list of the supported video codecs :
          - DV in .avi .mov .mxf and raw container
          - DVCPRO in .avi .mov container
          - Mpeg2 as Program Stream and Transport Stream (.mpg and .m2t containers) 
          - H264 as Program Stream and Transport Stream (.mov/.mp4 and .mts containers)
          - H264 AVC-Intra 100 (.mxf container)
          - ProRes ( Proxy / Normal / LT / HQ ) .mov container 
          - XdCAM .mov and .mxf containers 
          - DNxHD in .mov container 
          - Uncompressed YUV in .avi and.mov containers

MagicSoft Recorder supports the following formats that allows editing and viewing during recording :
         - mxf XDCAM
         - mxf DV
         - mxf H264 AVC-Intra 100
         - transport stream mpeg2 (.m2t)
         - transport stream H264 (.mts)
         - raw DV (.dv)
         - Windows Media Video (.wmv)


MagicSoft Recorder can generate proxy resolutions for all video modes. 
For 1080i video modes, you have the option to record the incoming signal downconverted to PAL or NTSC. 
Also when the incoming signal is SD (PAL or NTSC), there is an option to recorded it upconverted to HD 1080i.


Supported inputs (depending of the capability of the used cards) :
          - SDI with audio embeded 
          - SDI with audio AES 
          - YUV with analog audio 
          - Composite with analog audio 
          - HDMI 


The recommended configurations are based on Intel motherboards with socket 1151 / 1150 / 1155 / 1156 / 2011

The list of the compatible hardware it is open. The hardware vendors update their systems on a regular basis and it is difficult to evaluate every new systems that comes to market. 
The most important thing to consider is that the video frame-buffer must be compatible with the motherboard and the rest of your system. Our software will work for sure if the systems are configured correctly.


Quad channel HD
Type Observations Processor RAM Memory Blackmagic Card
Intel Dual Xeon platform socket 2011 (2011-v3) A video card must be added (ex : nVidia 750 or better) 2 x 6 core Xeon (3 Ghz or more) 16 GB ( quad channel for each processor ) DeckLink / Intensity /AJA
Socket 2011-v3
chipset x99
(with nVidia video card 
GTX 750 / 950)
Gigabyte
Asus
SuperMicro
Intel Core i7-5860K 4 X 4 GB
( Win 7 / 8.1 
64 bit
recommended)
DeckLink / Intensity / AJA

Quad channel SD or dual channel HD
CPU Socket MotherBoard Processor RAM Memory Blackmagic Card
Socket 2011-v3
chipset x99
(with nVidia video card 
GTX 750 / 950)
Gigabyte
Asus
SuperMicro
Intel Core i7-5830K 4 X 2 GB
( Win 7 / 8.1 
64 bit
recommended)
Decklink / Intensity / AJA
Socket 1151
chipset Z170
Gigabyte
GA-Z170XP-SLI 
Asus
Z170 PRO
Intel Core i7 6700K / 6700 2 X 4 GB
( Win 7 / 8.1 
64 bit
recommended)
DeckLink / Intensity / AJA
Socket 2011 / x79 Asus / Gigabyte /Supermicro Intel Core i7 
4820K / 4930K
4 X 2GB Decklink / Intensity
Socket 1150 / Z87 Asus Z87-K Intel Core i7 4770k 2 X 4GB Decklink / Intensity
Socket 1155 / Z77 Gigabyte Z77X-UP4-TH
Asus SaberTooth Z77
Intel Core i7 3770 2 X 4GB Decklink / Intensity
Socket 1155 Gigabyte 
GA-P67A-UD5-B3 
GA-Z68X-UD7-B3
Z68MA-D2H-B3
Intel Core i5 2500 2 X 4GB Decklink / Intensity

Dual channel SD
CPU Socket MotherBoard Processor RAM Memory Blackmagic Card
Socket 1155 / Z77 Gigabyte Z77X-UP4-TH
Asus SaberTooth Z77
Intel Core i5 3570 2 X 2GB Decklink / Intensity
Socket 1155 Gigabyte 
GA-P67A-UD3-B3 
GA-P67A-UD5-B3
Intel Core i5 2500 2 X 2GB Decklink / Intensity
Socket 1156 Gigabyte 
GA-P55-UD3
GA-P55-UD5
GA-P55-UD6
Intel Core i5 750 2 X 2 GB Decklink / Intensity
HP turn-keys system : quad channel SD or dual channel HD
Type Observations Processor RAM Memory Blackmagic Card
Z 420 B2B95UT A video card must be added 
(ex : nVidia 650)
Intel E5-1620 6 GB DeckLink / Intensity 
(must be added)

HP turn-keys system : dual channel SD
Type Observations Processor RAM Memory Blackmagic Card
Z 220 CMT D8D21UT The integrated video card can be used Intel i5-3470 4 GB DeckLink / Intensity 
(must be added)





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