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


24/7 Playout

Manage your 24/7 playout in real-time 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 UHDp60 – SDI playout of video and multiple layers of real-time graphics using qualified hardware from Apple, AJA, and Blackmagic Design.

Switch to Live

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

Realtime Graphics

Interactive real-time 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

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) – please check online user manual
  • Version 2.7: Apple macOS Mojave (10.14.x)
  • Version 3.1: Apple macOS Catalina (10.15.x) and macOS Big Sur (11.x) – Intel
  • 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

System Requirements

  • Qualified Mac Pro or Mac mini (Intel) – please check online user manual
  • Version 2.7: Apple macOS Mojave (10.14.x)
  • Version 3.1: Apple macOS Catalina (10.15.x) and macOS Big Sur (11.x) – Intel
  • 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