just:play is an automated 24/7 broadcast playout solution with SD, HD, UHD and 4K format support, seamlessly integrating live feeds and routers as well as GPI events and realtime graphics.


24/7 Playout

Manage your 24/7 playout in realtime with an unlimited number of users working on the same channel

Schedule Your Way

Schedule content weeks in advance with the user-friendly timeline, the traditional list view (with metadata support) and a convenient calendar function.

Smart User Interface

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

Always in Control

just:play enables the operators to have full control of the rundown during the scheduling process.

Mind the Gap

Gaps, overlays and placeholders are easily visible and can be edited right away. just:play’s playlist-based design makes it easy to structure the rundown.

Industry Proven

Major broadcast container and codec support. Import of industry-standard playlists using CSV and XML.

UHD – Yes We Can

SD/HD and UHD – SDI and/or IP-stream playout of video and multiple layers of realtime graphics – using of the shelf hardware.

Switch to Live

High-quality video, audio and realtime graphics playout with the ability to switch to live using a single video device.

Realtime Graphics

Interactive realtime graphics with multiple layers. Support for external data displayed by news tickers, stock exchange, weather forecast and more.

Easy Integration

just:play can be easily integrated and connected with other ToolsOnAir products as well as third-party hard- and software.

Supported Codecs & Containers

  • DVCPRO, DVCPRO50, DVCPRO HD, DV, 
  • DV Stream, DVCAM, HDV
  • All Apple ProRes Codecs
  • XDCAM HD/ES/EX (1080i and 720p)
  • MPEG-2 , MPEG-4, H.264
  • All AVID LE/PE codecs
  • AVC-Intra
  • JPEG
  • IMX
  • Apple Animation Codec
  • MOV, MP4, M4V
  • MPG, MPEG, MPEG-TS
  • AVI
  • 3GP
  • F4V
  • DV
  • MXF


System Requirements

  • Supported Mac Pro or Mac mini (please check online user manual)
  • Apple macOS Mojave (10.14.x)
  • Minimum of 12 GB RAM
  • Support for AJA and Blackmagic Design video devices
  • For detailed system requirements please consult the online user manual or contact us

Supported Frame Rates

  • 23.976, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
  • Supported frame rates are container and codec specific