just:in Linux v1.5 Getting Started

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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.
  3. The just:in disk image will show up.


  4. Copy Just In to the Applications folder.

    Do not copy Just In Engine, as this is the Mac version of the Engine, which is not required when using the just:in Linux Engine.

  5. If desired, add the just:in Application to your Dock.

2. Start the just:in User Interface

  1. Go to the Applications folder and open the just:in Application.
  2. The just:in main window appears.

3. Configure a just:in Linux Engine

  1. Go to the menu Just In → Manage just:in Linux Channels (shortcut: command + option + comma).
  2. Unlock the configuration window by pressing the Make Changes button.
  3. Press the plus button in the upper left to add a new just:in Linux Engine.
  4. Enter the IP address and Port. Press the Add button afterwards.
  5. If the Engine is reachable the Channel Wizard shows up. Should the Channel Wizard not show up please contact us.

  6. Enter the Channel Name (1), select the Input (2) and the SDI Format (3). Configure the remaining settings accordingly to your needs. When you are done press the Configure button in the lower right to continue.


  7. The new Engine has been added to the Engine List.


  8. Close the just:in Linux Engine configuration window.

5. Connect to a just:in Linux Engine

  1. Click the icon in the center of the main window to show the Connections Window which will list all available Channels of the previously connected just:in Linux Engine.


  2. Press the Connect button to connect to the Channel.


  3. Upon successful connection just:in displays the Channel Preview.


  4. The Getting Started ends here. For further information please refer to the other User Manuals.


Starting a Recording

Before starting any Recordings you need to add at least one Capture and one Destination Preset. Refer to the respective User Manual for further information.