What Are The Free NDI Applications and Where Do I Get Them?

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Revised: July 27, 2017. NewTek provides several NDI applications for all NDI users at no charge. Some are watermarked trial products, but for this article we will look strictly at those that are fully-functional free applications. These will assist any production workflow that uses products that are NDI-enabled. Such workflows include NewTek IP Series, TriCaster … Read more…

How to Make Your PC a Network Video Source

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In our modern digital lives, we have an endless number of ways we use our computers, including using them to produce video. We may want to send full-screen output as video to a switcher or recorder to make training or demonstration videos. We may want to send just the output of one program as a … Read more…

How To Monitor NDI Sources From Any Networked PC

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Many productions have more managers, crew, and talent who need to see what’s going on than they have monitors available for the purpose. Beyond equipment availability, there may be location restrictions and specific needs of a particular team member. NewTek’s NDI can help reduce or eliminate that bottleneck for many situations. In a fully NDI-enabled … Read more…

How To Use Any PC As A Test Signal Generator With NDI

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Calibrating audio and video signals throughout your suite of production equipment are critical for producing content that meets broadcast specifications. This once required dedicated signal generators and additional cabling to distribute the signals. Even when the function was built into production switchers, that meant dedicating an output and additional cabling to get the signal around to … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Setting Up Switcher Inputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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In this edition, Don shows how to set up the inputs on your TriCaster Switcher UI using TriCaster Advanced Edition with NDI. Your TriCaster system is a combination of literal hardware and metaphorical hardware. The literal hardware includes the physical inputs on the system for attaching cameras and input devices, and the physical outputs to … Read more…

Using NewTek’s NDI with Medialooks’ MPlatform and MFormats SDKs

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“Thanks to the NewTek guys! Their implementation is very good. Their SDK is very simple and nice. We really liked it.” — Boris Mezhebitskiy, CTO, Medialooks. Medialooks, creators of commercial video and broadcast development APIs MFormats and MPlatform, have integrated support for NDI into their products. The Medialooks team has provided a demo video, embedded … Read more…