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AJA Control Room

Unified Ingest, Playback and Output Software

AJA Control Room is a unified cross-platform software for ingest, playback and output with AJA products. Whether you’re using tape or files on a network, you now get the same smooth interface on Mac or Windows with our latest AJA desktop products. Offering an elegant UI, AJA Control Room supports AJA’s latest desktop I/O products, enabling capture, conversion, playback, VTR control and output.

AJA Control Room is available at no cost for all currently shipping KONA cards, Io Express, Io XT and Io 4K.

NOTE: AJA Control Room comes bundled with the associated Windows or Mac hardware drivers for KONA, Io and T-TAP. Installing the driver will automatically install AJA Control Room.

Elegant user interface

AJA Control Room’s interface focuses on the task at hand without adding unnecessary clutter. Intuitive controls are instantly recognizable, making it easy to get your work done.

Flexible workflows

Work at 4K, UHD, 2K, HD and SD resolutions and a full range of uncompressed and compressed file formats at your disposal. Support for the industry-standard RS-422 interface allows layoffs to VTRs with frame-accurate control.

AJA Control Room also supports AJA Raw ingest, when used with compatible AJA hardware, allowing direct capture off AJA's CION production camera to Cinema DNG files for pristine image quality and post-production flexibility.

Cross-platform Efficiency

Combine the free AJA Control Room software with AJA’s capture and output hardware for an affordable ingest, playback and output station on either Mac or Windows. Keep your editing systems focused on editing and offload time-consuming tasks to more cost-effective workstations.

Key Features

  • Capture, playback, and advanced output, for file-based and tape-based workflows
  • Support for 4K, UHD, HD, SD on compatible AJA hardware
  • Support for AJA Raw capture on compatible AJA hardware
  • Accurate RS-422 VTR control functionality
  • Supports both uncompressed and high-quality compressed workflows
  • Supports a wide range of file-types and codecs including QuickTime, Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, DVCProHD, GoPro CineForm, and DPX
  • Available for the latest Mac OS X and Windows based systems