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Blackmagic Design Video Assist Firmware Update

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Blackmagic Design has released firmware update 3.3 for the Video Assist. The Video Assist 12G HDRs and Video Assist 3Gs get support for USB webcam output.

When connected to a computer via USB, your Blackmagic Video Assist will be detected as a webcam. This means you can broadcast the playback or recording from your video assist using streaming software such as Open Broadcaster.

Open Broadcaster is an open-source application that works as a streaming platform between your Video Assist and your favorite streaming software like YouTube, Twitch, Facebook Live, Vimeo Live, and others. Open Broadcaster compresses your video to a bit rate that is easily managed by your streaming app.

What’s new in Blackmagic Video Assist 3.3

New features for Video Assist 12G HDRs and Video Assist 3Gs

  • Added support for USB webcam output

New features for Video Assist 5” 3G and Video Assist 7” 3G

  • Added audio monitoring channel selection

New features for the Video Assist 7” 3G

  • Added XLR audio mapping to different channels
  • Added XLR external timecode

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