July 25, 2012

AJA, Blackmagic supporting Apple's new Mountain Lion OS

GRASS VALLEY & FREMONT, CA — AJA Video Systems (www.aja.com) and Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagicdesign.com) have both announced support for Apple's new OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.  AJA's support includes Gatekeeper certification. The company's V.10.3.2 software drivers are available as a free download for all Kona LHi, Kona LHe Plus, Kona 3, Kona 3G, Io XT and Io Express customers.

Blackmagic's software updates also include support for Apple’s new Gatekeeper anti malware security protection. The release covers all Blackmagic products, including DaVinci Resolve 9, and its desktop video products: DeckLink, Intensity, UltraStudio, H.264 Pro Recorder and Media Express. 

Gatekeeper is a new security feature that protects computers from downloading and installing malicious software. 

“Being an Apple Identified Developer has enabled Blackmagic Design to take full advantage of the many exciting new features in Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, such as Gatekeeper, right from the very first day of its release,” notes Grant Petty, CEO of Blackmagic Design. ”Our customers can be assured that they will continue to be able to easily download our software and enjoy performance improvements when they upgrade to Mac OS X 10.8 and Blackmagic Design products.”

These new software updates are available for free of charge.