YOU PLAY FREE is the smartest free video player for your television production environment.
The free version is fully working and usable and has a 30 second countdown with periodical advertisements popups on the GUI.
The PRO version has none of these limitations, while the BROADCAST version adds exciting features.
New tapeless workflow finds in YOU PLAY FREE the cleverest way to playout video during live production: from on-air video contributions for news, talk shows, events coverage.
YOU PLAY FREE is the ideal assistant to send media to your video mixer or to fill background screens and videowalls, featuring also loop of clips or playlists and play/stop from a still frame.
Thanks to Axel's experience in broadcast automation, YOU PLAY FREE has been designed to be a real multiple-formats player with a user-friendly interface that fits perfectly into your live production with no need of training or skilled operators.
COMPLETE & SCALABLE MULTIFORMAT SOLUTION
YOU PLAY FREE works with Windows 7 and Windows 8, and is compatible with any Blackmagic card, including multichannel (You Play Broadcast version), usb and thunderbolt models.
YOU PLAY FREE features "multi-format and multi-codec compatibility" and provides full video controls during production contributions with seamless switching between clips.
With an easy configuration you can set the output in 4K/2K/HD/SD with auto up/down scale of the video files with no renders or transcoding, giving the editors the possibility to export from different NLE and directly go on-air.
- ANY FORMAT PLAYOUT : MXF MOV DNXHD MPEG2 H264 DV AVI MKV DVCPRO PRORES WMV etc. see compatibility list
- Bitmap playout : TGA, BMP, PNG, JPG etc.
- Playlist creation with drag and drop from windows explorer and Xmam browser
- Add any clip at the very last second
- Playlist creation, save and retrieve (TXT, XScheduler, Final CUT xml, XMAM)
- Playlist editing with drag and drop, also between different youplay channels
- Real time automatic upscale and downscaling
- "On the fly" aspect ratio correction, stretch options, top/bottom field correction
- Output in SD,HD,2K,4K. with minimum CPU usage (4 HD channels on I7)
- Alpha channel output (quicktime ANIM)
- Fast play and pause with 1 frame delay between preview and output
- Frame by frame keyboard shortcuts
- Fast clip scrolling with audio scrubbing
- Multiple audio channel output with automatic merging
- 3 Main play modes: Loop, play all clips, on clip at a time
Pro version features:
- No banners or countdown
- Individual clip config: show first frame, Stop at end, stop at last frame, stop at next first frame, loop single clip
- Animated 32 bit LOGO : TGA, BMP, PNG sequence with X,Y position
- Keep cue on any clip for jingle machine mode
- Keyboard shortcuts for instant play of individual clips
Broadcast version features:
- All features included in PRO version
- Up to 4 channels on a single PC
- Mark in/ out for clip trimming
- Slow motion controls
- Timed CG with animations, tickers, crawls and rolls
- Atem TCP control on play and stop and Gpi triggers
- Shuttle PRO USB integration