AJA DataCalc 1.2 adds needed features
AJA has just released a new version of their much-loved digital media storage calculator, AJA DataCalc. If you work in digital media, and wonder how much drive space a particular project will consume, this app will help provide an answer.
Version 1.2 adds support of AVC-Intra 100/50 (hooray!), AVCHD, and CineForm 3D. According to the developer, the new version also sports a 4-channel audio selection, extended 4k geometry options, and detailed information about audio/video choices.
Even with this new functionality, AJA DataCalc remains free. Hooray FREE!
by AJA Video Systems
The AJA DataCalc computes storage requirements for professional video and audio media.
Designed for video professionals, this application works with all the most popular industry video formats and compression methods, including AJA Raw, Apple ProRes, DVCProHD, HDV, XDCAM, DV, CineForm, REDCODE, Avid DNxHD, Avid DNxHR, Apple Intermediate, 16 bit RGB and RGBA, uncompressed, and more. Video standards supported include NTSC, PAL, 1080i, 1080p, 720p, 2K and 4K.
AJA DataCalc allows you to change settings and calculate storage requirements in a single screen with simple controls and a clear concise display. Media durations can be entered in units of days, hours, seconds, or even as precise as frames using time code mode. Clicking on results will rotate you through alternative values whether GB or TB for storage calculations or time results in a variety of formats when in TimeCalc mode. Summary information obtained by DataCalc can even be optionally emailed and a brand new Favorites feature allows you to save common calculations for speedy reference.