Blackmagic Design Video Assist 12G update, DaVinci Resolve 16.2, Sound Devices ASIO Driver

Welcome to the latest issue of our weekly roundup of news from the TV and film industry.

This week we are featuring new updates from Blackmagic Design for their Video Assist 12G monitor/recorders and the popular DaVinci Resolve editing software plus a new ASIO Driver for 32bit float audio streaming from Sound Devices.

Blackmagic Design Video Assist 12G Update

Blackmagic Design has released a new firmware update for their latest Video Assist 12G HDR monitor/recorders. Firmware update version 3.1 enables Blackmagic Raw recording to third party cameras such as the Panasonic EVA1 and Canon C300 Mark II on both the 5inch and 7inch Video Assist 12G HDR models. This gives EVA1 and C300 Mark II users access to a lossless workflow with the full benefits of DaVinci Resolve. Blackmagic Design also released a Blackmagic RAW 1.7 update, which also improves the Blackmagic Raw plugin performance in Premiere Pro.

Blackmagic design DaVinci Resolve 16.2

Blackmagic Design also released DaVinci Resolve 16.2 update, which includes expanded functionality in Fairlight, which gets new features such as an “edit selection mode” along with advanced mouse and keyboard tools that make audio post production faster than ever. In Resolve 16.2, editors can now add multiple clips to the timeline vertically, not just horizontally, making it easier to add multiple tracks of audio at once. The latest update also includes support for the Blackmagic Fairlight Sound Library with new support for metadata based searches.

Sound Devices new ASIO Driver

Legendary professional audio maker Sound Devices has just released an ASIO Driver for 32bit float audio streaming to compatible DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software on Windows 10 PCs or laptops. The latest update is compatible with the Sound Devices MIXPRE II series mixer/recorders, which are very popular among sound recordists and podcasters. A 32bit float recording offers incredible dynamic range and sound quality allowing for greater room in audio post-production. Learn more about the benefits of 32bit float audio recording via the link below.

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