view up to 4K signals through professional scope tools
4KScope software provides real time, professional quality signal analysis for on set, production, post production, and research and development environments. 4KScope is designed to monitor from 4096x2160 down to NTSC/PAL and everything in between.
4KScope is perfect for Live/Post production, DIT pipelines, Broadcast monitoring, Signal QC and final HDR mastering workflows, including HDR/HLG/WCG monitoring and validating.
|Windows 7 or greater, macOS 13 Ventura - macOS 14 Sonoma, CentOS/Red Hat 7.4-7.8|
4KScope provides SDR and HDR image analysis with support for 601, 709, 2020, HDR10, HLG and WCG 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.
4KScope can display up to six video, data, or audio scopes with pixel accurate 16 bit precision in SDR or HDR. 4KScope is ideal for HDR mastering, DIT and broadcast monitoring, signal QC, and remote monitoring. It is available as software for Windows, macOS, and Linux, or as a 1U hardware device from our partner CineSys.
Main Use Cases
- HDR/HLG/WCG monitoring and validating
- SD/HD/4K monitoring, live production
- DIT pipelines
- Broadcast monitoring
- Remote network monitoring
- Post production
- Signal QC and final HDR mastering
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:
90 Seconds With 4kScope
Full HDRScope demo / walk through
Remote Desktop with 4kScope
SDI (requires supported hardware)
HDMI (requires supported hardware)
4K/QHD Processing Modes
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
Available for Windows (7 or greater), Linux (CentOS/Red Hat 7.4-7.8), or macOS (macOS 13 Ventura - macOS 14 Sonoma).
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]
Bluefish444 drivers (18.104.22.168)
4KScope 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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