sdiScope - sdi/ndi/hdmi
view SD/HD signals through professional scope tools
sdiScope is the world's most powerful up to HD software signal monitoring tool. It provides a range of audio, video and data scopes, with support for CCIR-601 and Rec.709 color spaces. sdiScope can use a wide range of hardware including Bluefish444, AJA, Matrox, NewTek NDI® or Blackmagic's SD and HD (up to 60p) capture cards in both CCIR-601 and Rec.709.
|Windows 7 or greater, macOS Version 10.14 Mojave and greater|
View up to 6 scopes at a time
YCbCr Waveform Monitor
Stacked or Parade Modes
CIE XY Gamut
...and so much more!
sdiScope software provides a real time, high performance, professional quality signal analysis tool for on set, production, post production, and research and development environments. sdiScope is designed to monitor from SD up to 1080p60 HD and everything in between. It provides HD image analysis with support for 601 and 709 color spaces. Multiple audio and video scopes can be selected in a variety of layouts depending on your monitoring needs. For SMPTE 2110/2022 monitoring, please see our 2110Scope and for 4K/UHD/HDR monitoring, please see out 4KScope/HDRScope.
sdiScope can display up to six video, data, or audio scopes at one time with pixel accurate 16 bit precision. sdiScope is ideal for HD mastering, DIT and broadcast monitoring, signal QC and remote monitoring. It is available as software, or a 1U hardware device, for Windows and macOS.
Main Use Cases
- HD monitoring and validating
- SD/HD monitoring, live production
- DIT pipelines
- Broadcast monitoring
- Remote network monitoring
- Post production
- Signal QC and final HD mastering
- 4K and QHD Support
- 16 channel audio support
- Front Panel Support
- Web interface for monitoring and configuration
- REST API
- H/S Scope for ChromaDuMonde
- High/Low Waveform
- RGB Overlay Waveform
- Error Logging
- All 4KScope features
- Network packet timing and chart
- 10G/25G/100G NIC support
- SMPTE 2110 and 2022
- File based scope set same as 4KScope
- Single sided analysis
- Full reference analysis
- View IP streams
The Picture view shows the video signal, to confirm the source is correct and to display time code location. Action Safe, Title Safe, Graphic Safe, Picture Frame, and Active Region graticules are optionally available. A number of display modes can be set using the Display Mode selector:
sdiScope software offers a subset of the features of 4KScope. For details, please see the comparison chart.
90 Seconds With 4KScope
Full HDRScope demo / walkthrough
Remote Desktop with 4KScope
SD/HD Processing Modes
Recommended Hardware Environment
Our scopes can run on a variety of hardware, but for real time performance on multiple scopes, here are some general guidelines:
Supported I/O Hardware
Please note: if you need to work with greater than HD formats supported by some of the below hardware, see 4KScope for up to 4K formats, and HDRScope for up to 8K formats. At that point you would also need a more powerful system than recommended above.
Download sdiScope 7.0
End User License Agreement: International Canadian
Available for Windows 7 or greater, or macOS Version 10.14 Mojave and greater. Please note, Apple's M1 devices are not currently supported.
To ensure optimal hardware support, please make sure your drivers are up to date:
Blackmagic Design drivers (12.x)
AJA drivers (16.x) [UVC/U-Tap drivers are in OS]
sdiScope installs in demo mode, with limited functionality. To unlock the full feature set of the software you will need at least a temp license. Please generate a site code and send it to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will send back a site key which will remove the demo limitations. Prior to purchase, the key will be temporary. There is more detailed information on the licensing process here: http://license.drastictech.com
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