Installation & Upgrading (just:in v2.0)




Important: Before you Install

just:in comes as a disk image (DMG). To open the disk image the Security settings of the system must be changed.

  1. Open the System Preferences.
  2. Go to Security & Privacy.
  3. Click on the General tab.
  4. Unlock the Preference Pane.
  5. Change the setting to Allow apps downloaded from App Store and identified developers.
  6. You can now head to the point Download & Installation below.

Further reading (external link): → macOS Sierra: Open an app from an unidentified developer

1. Download & Installation

  1. → Download just:in from our Online Helpdesk (free account required).
  2. Extract the downloaded ZIP archive. If following dialog appears, follow the chapter above.
  3. The just:in disk image will show up.
  4. Copy Just In and Just In Engine to the Applications folder.
  5. If desired, add the Applications to your Dock.

2. Start just:in Engine

  1. Got to the Applications folder.
  2. Start Just In Engine. The operating system may display a window which says Verifying "Just In Engine". This process can take up to three minutes and will only happen once. If the verification process should not be possible, refer to the Known Issues (just:in v2.0).
  3. When the verification process is done another dialog may appear. Press the Open button. This dialog will only appear once.
  4. Accept the system update dialog to continue.
  5. Allow just:in Engine to access the Calendar (this is required for Scheduled Recording).
  6. just:in Engine will launch and display the Preferences window.
  7. Unlock the Preferences in the lower left corner.
  8. Select the desired framerate in the Engine tab.
  9. Go to the Channels tab and configure the desired Channels. Depending on the Video device(s) the Channels tab may look different.
  10. Make sure that the Preview Network Communication Interface in the Engine tab and the Communication Interface in the Channels tab are the same.

  11. Enable the Channel(s) in the Channels tab by clicking the corresponding checkbox in the Channels list.
  12. The Channel Status window will appear.

3. Start just:in

  1. Go to the Applications folder.
  2. Make sure just:in Engine is running.
  3. Open the just:in application. The operating system may display a window which says Verifying "Just In". This process can take up to three minutes. If the verification process should not be possible, refer to the Known Issues (just:in v2.0).
  4. When the verification process is done another dialog may appear. Accept the dialog to launch the app. Both – the verification window and the opening dialog will only show once.
  5. The just:in main window appears.
  6. Click the icon in the center to open a connection to a Channel.
  7. Enter the Channel IP-Address and the Channel Port, then press the Connect button. In a default test setup you may use the following data:
    IP-Address: 127.0.0.1
    Port: 50000
  8. Upon successful connection just:in displays the Channel Preview.
  9. Before making any Recordings you need to add at least one Capture and one Destination Preset. Read the just:in v2.0 Administrator & User Manual for further information.

Upgrading from Version 1.8

  1. Go to the Applications folder.
  2. Delete the old version of just:in multi.
  3. Go to the folder /Library/Application Support/ToolsOnAir/Just In.
  4. Deleted the file config.xml.
  5. Follow the steps described above.


In case of a previous activation of any version prior to version 2.0 you will need a new activation code. Please contact ToolsOnAir to receive your updated activation code under software maintenance.