It may have only been announced at IBC 2012, but Telestream are already tinkering with Wirecast 4.2. The free update to their streaming solution (available here) has just added support for AJA’s Thunderbolt-equipped Io XT and AJA Kona LHi capture card on Mac OS X.
“It’s great to see support for additional hardware,” says our consultant James Graham. “Wirecast already supported the Blackmagic Design Intensity Extreme and UltraStudio 3D on OS X, and we’ve been promised support for the Matrox VS4 for Windows users, though admittedly we don’t know how affordable that card will be. We’re very pro hardware choice at Jigsaw24, and we salute Telestream’s apparent mission to buddy up with every manufacturer out there.”
We’re so enthused, in fact, that we’re currently offering up to £280 off various Wirecast hardware combos, so you can save on AJA cards, Intensity Extremes, Io XTs and more.
Other new features include the ability for Windows users to stream straight to Skype or a Google Hangout, custom canvas sizes that allow you to capture a specific screen resolution (apparently great for gamers) and support for the latest version of OS X, Mountain Lion.