Media Master Express
Intuitive and powerful media server software
MediaMaster Express allows anyone anywhere to exploit the possibilities of a powerful media server. It combines ease of use and high performance for an affordable price, making it the perfect solution for quick media management and playback from a DMX or MIDI controller.
Built on ArKaos’ latest generation of technology, MediaMaster’s multi-threaded engine delivers blistering performance, by taking advantage of multi-core machines.
MediaMaster comes with improved frame blending support allowing extremely smooth video playback even at slow speeds and software genlock making it possible to play several HD movies at up to 60 fps without dropping a single frame.
The simple mode interface of MediaMaster marks a new phase in software development allowing you to make use of the latest dynamic visual effects combined with an efficient and intuitive library management system and with simple front end control via DMX, MIDI or even a computer keyboard.
MediaMaster’ Simple Mode interface allows you to prepare your visual show in the software itself and then simply take control of your visual presets using a few channels on your lighting desk or notes on a MIDI controller.
A straightforward interface displaying all layer’s parameters simultaneously, as well as all layers preview, gives lighting designers improved visibility of their shows and the best ergonomics possible, you can even generate a preview visual of your Soft Edge setup so you can’t go wrong!
Never re-encode your media
All popular video file formats supported, and with MediaMaster’s very efficient media management system, you can store up to 60,000 visuals in more than 200 folders, delete and move files at your convenience without having to re-stack a programmed show.
Mix audio from your video
MediaMaster can also play and mix the audio track from your movies. This feature, which comes with global audio volume control through DMX, turns any lighting desk into a professional A/V mixer.
MediaMaster’s audio visualizers are powerful visual animations that react to the audio input to create nice ambient visuals. Audio visualizers are perfect for clubs, live DJ performances and LED outputs.
Infinite creative possibilities
Video files are not interactive enough? Do you need more effects?
MediaMaster supports Actionscript3 in Flash animations as well as Quartz Composer .qtz files as Sources and as Effects (Mac OS X only) so you can create your own unique interactive animations, music visualizers and effects.
Take total control of your media: position, scale, rotate, adjust transparency, alpha, colors, compose with other layers etc. MediaMaster supports major media formats, multiple video inputs, and provides more than 60 effects with controllable parameters.
MediaMaster’s powerful video engine and integrated native decoders of MPEG 2/4, QuickTime photo JPEG and Adobe Flash (among other formats) guarantee a smooth and reliable playback of full HD media on all layers.