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Primestream To Debut mXF 4K Playout and High-Density Ingest and Playout With FORK 5.0

Complete Asset Management and Automation at NAB 2015

Miami, Florida(19 Feb 2015)

At NAB2015, Primestream® will show FORK™ v5.0, the latest version of its acclaimed software platform for managing the automation of the most complex broadcast workflows. This major release includes updates to both FORK Production Suite and Playout, with advancements with mXF and 4K workflows. FORK v5.0 also includes new two-way integrations with nonlinear editors like Adobe® Premiere® Pro, Avid® Media Composer®, and Apple® Final Cut Pro X®. The integrations support edit-while-capture workflows with XDCAM®, ProRes®, and AVC-Intra® —empowering sports, news, entertainment, and corporate video operations to use industry-leading NLEs — while gaining the benefits of the FORK media asset management and automation platform for I/O, logging, tagging, proxy editing, workflow management, and archiving. Available for Windows and Mac OS.

Other New Features and capabilities include:

  • New FORK Production to Playout scheduling and workflows
  • Improved graphics device control
  • New and improved archive system support, with partial file restore

“Primestream’s FORK 5.0 continues our commitment to interoperability with enhanced support for craft editor workflows, 3rd party integrations, additional codec support, new scripting commands, device control and refinements to our logger. Our ingest and playout port density has increased over the last year and on the FORK Playout side we will be showing 4k MXF which is the first payoff from a long term development effort on our media pipeline that will provide the feature and performance for the future of our customers."

— Claudio Lisman, Primestream President and CEO 

Primestream will demonstrate FORK 5.0 at NAB 2015, Booth SL10216. To request a VIP demo in advance, visit us at