Have you ever wondered how much storage you’ll need for a given project ? Would you like to know the various storage requirements of other codecs that are available to you in your workflow ? How might an alternative frame rate during acquisition affect your storage needs ? Those answers and more are available to you in a free iPhone App from AJA Video Systems…. titled DataCalc.
Designed as a fast and simple tool for audio and video professionals, AJA DataCalc can be used in the field during acquisition and during post-production. It allows you to effortlessly calculate your storage consumption and data capturing requirements.
AJA Video Systems offers this iPhone App as a free download in the Apple iTunes Store. It is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch and requires IOS 3.2 or later. You can find it in the Apple App Store at the following link. AJA DataCalc App
This tool is also a great asset in the preliminary stages of a project. When meeting with clients and determining the storage needs given the desired shooting and delivery formats, you can quickly share with them what it’s going to take to bring the “raw acquisition content” all the way through the post-productions process. Knowing what storage needs will be required ‘up-front’ helps make delivering the project that much smoother.