Blackmagic Design

TouchDesigner supports Blackmagic Design devices through the Video Device In TOP and Video Device Out TOP.



Blackmagic Design builds a wide array of high performance input and output video devices. They offer devices for PCI-e and USB 3.0 interfaces that are available in a variety of input/output connections such as HDMI, SDI/HD-SDI, DVI, Component, and more.

Blackmagic Products can be found here.

Blackmagic Support in TouchDesigner

TouchDesigner has built-in native driver support for Blackmagic devices providing better performance and lower latency than WDM/DirectShow capture devices.

GPU Direct For Video Support

Support for GPU Direct For Video has been added for Blackmagic devices. This feature only works in conjunction with new Nvidia Quadro cards. Generally this feature is required for 8K support, due to PCIe bandwidth limits.


Ways to interface with Blackmagic Design in TouchDesigner

Tips for Working with Blackmagic Design