AJA Video Systems releases Version 6.5 software for KONA cards

AJA Video Systems has released Version 6.5 software for its KONA line of video playback and capture cards, including the KONA LSe, LHe, LHi and the KONA 3.

Version 6.5 supports the new Final Cut Studio and Final Cut Pro 7 as well as Apple's new ProRes 422 (LT), ProRes 422 (Proxy) and ProRes 4444 formats. It is available as a free download to current KONA users.

New features include:

  • Closed-captioning support for Final Cut Pro 7, MacCaption, VTR Xchange and QuickTime tracks;
  • Full VANC data capture and playback support on a per-frame basis for all Apple ProRes formats;
  • Support for new Apple ProRes formats (requires Final Cut Pro 7); and
  • Expanded KONA LHi support.