just:live is a live production playout solution for video and real-time graphics. It streamlines the playout of videos and real-time graphics in any live environment while maintaining full control over the production workflow.

Live Playout

Manage and control the playout of videos, multiple layers of real-time graphics, and router control/GPI events manually, in a single interface with multiuser support.

UHD – Yes We Can

SD/HD and UHDp60 – SDI playout of video and multiple layers of real-time graphics using qualified hardware from Apple (M1), AJA, and Blackmagic Design.

Growing File Support

Instant playout of growing files at your fingertips. Great way to accelerate your workflow during a live show.

Smart User Interface

The smart graphical user interface provides an unlimited, frame-accurate review and preview of all scheduled video items.

Have a Break

Set in- and out-points and split clips on the fly to insert commercials. Use placeholders to add videos at a later time. Supports SCTE-104 Splice Events.

Build, Monitor and Control

just:live’s integrated timeline allows operators to build rundown sequences and monitor the progress of currently playing clips.

Finished Actions

Advanced finished actions for each clip like play next, cue, reload, hold, and cue or loop.

Industry Proven

Major broadcast file format and codec support, back-to-back playout of mixed container formats, codecs, aspect ratios, pixel sizes, and field orders.

Standards Matter

ToolsOnAir’s playout products rely on standard hardware from Apple, AJA, and Blackmagic Design.

Goodbye Tape

Designed for tapeless workflows, just:live fully integrates into standard MAM and storage solutions.

Supported Codecs & Containers

Supported Codecs

  • DVCPRO, DVCPRO50, DVCPRO HD
  • HDV
  • All Apple ProRes Codecs
  • XDCAM HD/ES/EX, HD422
  • MPEG-2 , MPEG-4, H.264
  • MPEG IMX
  • AVC-Intra
  • Avid DNxHD®/Avid DNxHR® (decoder)
  • JPEG
  • Apple Animation Codec

Supported Containers

  • MOV, MP4, M4V
  • MPG, MPEG
  • MXF

Supported Codecs

  • DVCPRO, DVCPRO50, DVCPRO HD
  • HDV
  • All Apple ProRes Codecs
  • XDCAM HD/ES/EX, HD422
  • MPEG-2 , MPEG-4, H.264
  • MPEG IMX
  • AVC-Intra
  • Avid DNxHD®/Avid DNxHR® (decoder)
  • JPEG
  • Apple Animation Codec.

Supported Containers

  • MOV, MP4, M4V
  • MPG, MPEG
  • MXF

Supported Frame Rates

  • 23.976, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60.
  • Supported frame rates are container and codec specific. Codec support depending on installed Apple Pro Codecs.

Supported Frame Rates

  • 23.976, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60.
  • Supported frame rates are container and codec specific. Codec support depending on installed Apple Pro Codecs.

System Requirements

  • Qualified Mac Pro or Mac mini (Intel & Apple silicon) – please check online user manual.
  • Version 3.5: Apple macOS Catalina (10.15.x), macOS Big Sur (11.6.x), macOS Monterey (12.x).
  • Version 2.8: Apple macOS Mojave (10.14.x).
  • Minimum of 16 GB RAM (Apple Silicon), 12 GB RAM (Intel).
  • Support for AJA and Blackmagic Design video devices (Intel & Apple silicon).
  • For detailed system requirements please consult the online user manual or contact us

System Requirements

  • Qualified Mac Pro or Mac mini (Intel & Apple silicon) – please check online user manual.
  • Version 3.5: Apple macOS Catalina (10.15.x), macOS Big Sur (11.6.x), macOS Monterey (12.x).
  • Version 2.8: Apple macOS Mojave (10.14.x).
  • Minimum of 16 GB RAM (Apple silicon), 12 GB RAM (Intel).
  • Support for AJA and Blackmagic Design video devices (Intel & Apple silicon).
  • For detailed system requirements please consult the online user manual or contact us