Blackmagic Design has released a new Windows-based software update of its full range of video editing products,
including all Multibridge, DeckLink and Intensity models. This new Blackmagic Design version 7.0 software update adds support for Adobe Creative Suite™ 4. The company says that this is a major software update, and is available today from the Blackmagic Design website at no charge.

Version 7.0 software update for Blackmagic Design DeckLink, Multibridge and Intensity products adds support for Adobe Creative Suite 4 Production Premium as well as Premiere Pro 4.0.1 for Windows XP, Windows XP x64, Windows Vista and Windows Vista 64 platforms.

Blackmagic Design says that when using the v7.0 software update and Premiere Pro 4.0.1, users will enjoy a new simplified workflow with better broadcast quality video support as well as tighter integration between Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop.

Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 support also includes Blackmagic Design's custom RS422 support for Insert and Assemble-to-tape so that customers can output their projects back to professional broadcast VTRs with frame-accurate precision.

New features include, enhanced RT Effects in SD and HD in Premiere Pro; DV 4:3 and 16:9 capture and playback; an all new Edit To Tape interface in Premiere Pro; After Effects real-time preview up to 2K 4:4:4 resolutions; and Photoshop export support up to 2K 4:4:4 resolutions.