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mimoLive 4: Multi-Endpoint Streaming, Social Media And More

Germering, March 22nd, 2018 – Version 4 of the Apple Design Award winning live video production application mimoLive - The Multi-In, Multi-Out Live Video Engine for the Mac is now available. The new version improves live video producer’s lives by adding easy multi-endpoint streaming, a process to work with viewer comments on YouTube and Facebook, a multi-view to keep an eye on your video sources and much more. mimoLive 4 will be shown at the NDI® Pavilion (booth SL5516) at NAB in Las Vegas.

“mimoLive 4 is the 21st release of mimoLive since we rebranded from BoinxTV in 2016, not counting beta releases,” says Oliver Breidenbach, CEO of Boinx Software. “This fast pace of development is what we hoped to achieve with switching to a new business model for mimoLive. This new release is a milestone, because we’ve redesigned the whole output part to make mimoLive even more useful.”

Multi-Out To The Max

mimoLive 4 now makes it very easy to ingest to multiple streaming servers at the same time. For example, you can simultaneously stream to YouTube or Facebook and your own streaming servers. YouTube, Facebook and Twitch are supported via API and are very comfortable to use. Other services and servers can be used with standard RTMP.

Aux Audio

mimoLive is used in ever more challenging scenarios that require more than just the operator to be getting an audio feed. For example a moderator in the studio would need to get a different audio feed than the operator in the editor booth, especially if talking to remote guests via the mimoCall service. mimoLive 4 can now define multiple aux audio mixes.

YouTube and Facebook Comments

Encouraging audience interaction is getting ever more important. Posts with lots of comments and reactions are ranked higher by the algorithms. The best way to achieve that is to react to comments during the live show and mimoLive makes this easier than ever with a new workflow for just that purpose.

Keep An Eye On Your Sources

When live editing, it is important to see all available video sources in order to be able to make a good decision on what camera angle to show on the spot. mimoLive adds two independent, freely configurable multi-views, one inside the main window if you only have one display and another one in an external window that you can display on a second screen. Both can be used to trigger the Switcher layer so that the editor only has to point and click on the source they want to show. The multi-views can be configured in a number of layouts with up to 10 source views.

UI Customisation And More

With the new layout for the main window, the available screen real estate can now be used much more effectively and be tailored to the operator’s needs by resizing the columns and the layer preview. A new Levels filter allows users to quickly adjust the white balance of the attached video sources to make them look better and more “alike” without having to go through the camera menus. An Auto-Switching layer periodically or randomly switches up to 9 sources. And last but not least, a large number of reported issues have been fixed.

NAB 2018 Las Vegas

Boinx Software will demo mimoLive 4 and how it’s integrating perfectly with the NDI® world at the NDI® Pavilion (Booth SL5516) at NAB 2018 in Las Vegas from April 9th to April 12th. (NDI® is a registered trademark of NewTek, Inc.)

Pricing and Availability

mimoLive 4 is now available to all current mimoLive licensees for download from the Boinx website at https://mimo.live/download Licenses are available in 4 tiers:

  • Personal licenses are for individual users using mimoLive in a non-commercial way, including as a volunteer for a non-profit organisation. Personal licenses are US$199 per year or US$19.99 per month.
  • Education licenses are for K-12 schools and teachers and are priced similar to the Personal licenses.
  • Commercial licenses are for companies, organisations and individuals who use mimoLive with commercial intent. Commercial licenses are US$699 per year or US$69.99 per month.
  • Broadcast licenses are for broadcasters with large audiences and are US$1,999 per year. For more details on pricing and longer term licenses, please see https://mimo.live/buy

About Boinx Software

Located in Germering, near Munich, Germany, Boinx Software Ltd. develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac® platform and iOS devices including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod®. Honoured with numerous Apple Design Awards and coveted spots on the Mac App Store’s Best Apps of the Year list, the extensive family of Boinx apps includes iStopMotion for Mac, iStopMotion for iPad, FotoMagico, mimoLive (formerly BoinxTV), Mouseposé, You Gotta See This!, PhotoPresenter for iOS, and PhotoWall+ for tvOS Boinx’s newest social photo wall for sharing and saving crowd-sourced photos. Boinx Software has also been instrumental in the development of popular apps including Heads Up!, Ellen DeGeneres’s charades party game, and the Leica TL iPhone and iPad app, the elegant remote companion to the Leica TL digital camera. Follow @boinxsoftware on Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit the Boinx Software website.

Amp Up Your Live Streams to YouTube and Facebook with mimoLive

Puchheim, Germany – June 7, 2016 – Boinx Software has just announced the release of mimoLive, the multi-in, multi-out live video engine. A complete overhaul of the popular BoinxTV live video production system, mimoLive includes a number of exciting new features for optimal live streaming across multiple platforms and is the perfect solution for everything from school morning announcements and community TV, to events and conferences, podcasting and webinars, video game streaming and more. mimoLive features a new, easier to use interface, built-in live streaming, a robust 64-bit architecture and new layers for more creative freedom, among many other upgrades.

“I always wanted to have my own TV studio in my living room that I could operate easily and that would allow me to produce my own news show,” says Oliver Breidenbach, CEO of Boinx Software. “With mimoLive, that dream has come true for not just me, but a lot of people out there who have important messages to share but are lacking the resources needed to run a traditional broadcast. This new release is especially useful for teachers because they can offer their students the real, invaluable and exciting experience of creating their own TV program.”

mimoLive minimizes hassle and adds to the fun of live broadcasting by cutting down on production time. Giving users major bang for their buck, it includes powerful tools at an extremely affordable price. Easy to learn and master, mimoLive is the perfect on-the-go TV studio platform for everyone from the novice, such as schoolchildren producing their own weather channel to learn about weather systems, to the enthusiast podcaster, to the professional, who can easily integrate mimoLive's graphic power and versatility into an existing SDI broadcast workflow, for example to augment the Blackmagic Design ATEM family of switchers. The live video production system from Boinx Software offers the gamut of professional to wildly creative features that will satisfy every broadcaster’s dream.

mimoLive’s new key features include:

  • Live Streaming: Broadcast live video from sporting events, breaking newscasts, conferences, concerts, video games and more to YouTube, Facebook, Twitch or any other RTMP-based streaming service, without the need for any additional hardware. Simply set up your streaming service credentials, and start streaming.
  • Direct Manipulation in Layers: An upgrade to the popular layers feature in BoinxTV, users can now instantly and easily adjust all visual elements including graphics information and lower thirds within the recording, thanks to direct manipulation.
  • 64-bit Architecture: Boinx rebuilt many parts of mimoLive from scratch to make it more powerful and, at the same time, more stable. Taking advantage of the modern 64-bit hardware power, users can now add more video and graphics assets than ever before without the risk of running out of memory.
  • Frosted Glass Effects: Create great looking lower thirds and graphics with frosted glass effects. Thanks to a vast set of layers and visuals, any mimoLive broadcast will look ready for primetime, as if the pros at today’s major broadcasting companies had done it themselves.
  • New Interface, New Features: A landmark release, mimoLive has a brand new look and feel. Giving it a more professional look allowed Boinx to increase the usability of mimoLive, making it even more intuitive and convenient to use, so that everyone can enjoy it.

And more great new features!

  • Live-keying for users to key out green or blue screen or any background color they like in real time
  • High-resolution file recording straight to disk
  • A built-in video switcher that supports up to nine video sources
  • The ability to play out video in a user’s existing broadcasting environment, such as a projector on stage or to a live TV network feed
  • Extremely customizable to perfect the look and feel of any situation

System Requirements: OS X 10.10 or newer

Tutorial Videos to Make You a mimoLive Pro

To streamline the transition between BoinxTV and mimoLive, Boinx has posted a series of YouTube episodes on setup and use. Bastian Wölfle, product manager of mimoLive, has created numerous short tutorials to show users how to record and stream events, lectures, TV shows and more. Tune in...

mimoLive Pricing and Availability

mimoLive is available now through the Boinx website and authorized resellers, for the following pricing* bracket. Users who upgrade from BoinxTV will receive 30% off their purchase. More information on mimoLive...

Term | Private/Edu | Commercial | Broadcast --- | --- | --- | --- 1 month | 19.00* | 69.00 | n/a 1 year | 199.00 | 699.00 | 1999.00 3 years | 399.00 | 1399.00 | 3999.00

*All prices are in USD

Request a Media Review Kit

Members of the media are invited to review mimoLive. For more information, please contact Anya Nelson at [email protected] For press images, please visit https://boinx.com/press/media/.

mimoLive: The Successor to BoinxTV

After seven years of incremental improvements delivered via more than 30 free updates, this update to BoinxTV is such a big leap that Boinx Software decided to give it a new name rather than just a new version number. The change also represents a commitment to a new development strategy, with quicker improvements without the need to withhold features for the next big update.

About Boinx Software

Located in Puchheim, near Munich, Germany, Boinx Software Ltd. develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac® platform and iOS devices including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod®. Honored with numerous Apple Design Awards and coveted spots on the Mac App Store’s Best Apps of the Year list, the extensive family of Boinx apps includes iStopMotion for Mac, iStopMotion for iPad, FotoMagico, mimoLive (formerly BoinxTV), Mouseposé, You Gotta See This!, PhotoPresenter for iOS, and PhotoWall+ for tvOS Boinx’s newest social photo wall for sharing and saving crowd-sourced photos. Boinx Software has also been instrumental in the developmental processes of popular apps including Heads Up!, Ellen DeGeneres’s charades party game, and the Leica T iPhone and iPad app, the elegant remote companion to the Leica T digital camera.

Follow @boinxsoftware on Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit the Boinx Software website.

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Anya Nelson
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New Features. New Updates. The New FotoMagico 5 is Here.

Puchheim, Germany – March 30, 2016 – Boinx Software has just announced a new version of its premier slideshow creation tool, FotoMagico 5. This updated software program brings a combination of brand new editing tools and advancements to pre-existing features. Among many enhancements, FotoMagico 5 now features a slideshow interface with pre-built stories called “Snippets,” Audio Envelopes and Fades to control audio levels, an Audio Marker Assistant to provide more precise sound editing capabilities, improved text editing and placeholders, and much more.

“FotoMagico is made by photographers for photographers,” states Oliver Breidenbach, CEO, Boinx Software. “This is why it puts the needs of photographers front and center. It’s easy to learn, as photographers want to spend their time taking photos - not learning a slide show app. The Snippets feature gets you magical results more quickly than ever. FotoMagico 5 slideshows look brilliant on 4K TVs as well as on YouTube. That’s why thousands of photographers rely on FotoMagico to tell their stories.”

FotoMagico 5 Updates Include:

  • New “Snippets” feature allow users to insert their own photo and video content into these pre-built stories to create beautiful slideshows; FotoMagico pros can create their own Snippets to streamline the production of slideshows, perfect for those working with clients
  • New Dark User Interface, designed for users of all skill levels, to make photos and videos stand out even more against a more modern backdrop
  • Music Snippets come with free CC licensed music by Josh Woodward and Kevin MacLeod to set the mood; pre-loaded with perfectly timed audio markers means your story is synchronized with the matching music, while an attribution slide keeps users out of copyright troubles
  • Animation Assistant designed to automatically make your slideshow move, while accounting for a variety of photo aspect ratios like portrait and panorama, movie and text properties
  • New Audio Marker Assistant (Pro only) offers more precise control over timing than ever before, with perfectly synchronized music and slides creating the right dramatic effect
  • New Audio Volume Envelopes and Fades (Pro only), the most requested feature, provides audio level controls that enable users to make the music softer when one intends to speak if presenting the slideshow, or to let the video audio take center stage
  • Improved Text Editing and Text Placeholders (Pro only) for the most intuitive way to edit and format titles yet

Additional new features available only in FotoMagico 5 Pro include the timeline view; record narration; access to Lightroom and Aperture libraries; teleprompter support; chapter support; masks, borders and color correction; and additional sharing options, such as the Standalone Player, ProRes video, and custom video.

* System Requirements: OS X 10.10 Yosemite or newer. 8 GB of RAM and a dedicated graphics card is recommended.

Watch the FotoMagico 5 demo to get a first impression of the latest version’s creative power.

FotoMagico 5 Pricing and Availability

FotoMagico 5 is available now for 49.99 USD, FotoMagico 5 Pro is available for 99.99 USD.

Existing customers can upgrade to FotoMagico 5 Pro for 49.99 USD from FotoMagico 4, and 74.99 USD from FotoMagico 3.

Existing customers who previously purchased FotoMagico 4 in the Mac App Store will be able to upgrade to FotoMagico 5 Pro free of charge once they purchase the basic version of FotoMagico 5 for 49.99 USD.

Request a Media Review Kit

Members of the media are invited to review FotoMagico 5. For more information, please contact Anya Nelson at [email protected] For press images, please visit https://boinx.com/press/media/.

About FotoMagico

FotoMagico, winner of two coveted Apple Design Awards, is the gold standard in slideshow apps, made exclusively for the Mac. FotoMagico, used by thousands of professional and amateur photographers around the world, allows users to create customized slideshows, mixing photos with movies and audio, for a storytelling effect like none other. FotoMagico brings photos to life and keeps any audience at the edge of their seats.

About Boinx Software

Located in Puchheim, near Munich, Germany, Boinx Software Ltd. develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac® platform and iOS devices including the iPhone®, iPad®, iPod® and Apple TV®. Honored with numerous Apple Design Awards and coveted spots on the Mac App Store’s Best Apps of the Year list, the extensive family of Boinx apps includes iStopMotion for Mac, iStopMotion for iPad, FotoMagico, mimoLive (formerly BoinxTV), Mouseposé, You Gotta See This!, PhotoPresenter for iOS, and PhotoWall+ for tvOS Boinx’s newest social photo wall for sharing and saving crowd-sourced photos. Boinx Software has also been instrumental in the developmental processes of popular apps including Heads Up!, Ellen DeGeneres’s charades party game, and the Leica T iPhone and iPad app, the elegant remote companion to the Leica T digital camera.

Follow @boinxsoftware on Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit the Boinx Software website.

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Anya Nelson
Zazil Media Group
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Crowdsource and Display Pics Anytime, Anywhere with PhotoWall+ for Apple TV

Puchheim, Germany – December 7, 2015 – As technophiles around the world begin setting up the latest generation Apple TV, PhotoWall+ by Boinx Software becomes one of the first apps ready for tvOS. Using PhotoWall+ for tvOS with the companion iOS app PhotoWall+ Camera, event organizers and party hosts can instantly transform any environment, from raging party to corporate conference, into a photo sharing experience. Tapping into the capabilities of the brand new Apple TV App Store, PhotoWall+ feeds pictures taken with the PhotoWall+ Camera iOS app directly to a monitor connected to an Apple TV 4. All the pictures are collected and stored on PhotoWall+, and can be accessed via the iCloud.

“When Apple announced the new Apple TV would have third party apps, we got very excited,” says Oliver Breidenbach, CEO of Boinx Software. “This new platform is ideal for a photo wall app and we already had a blueprint to work from. Because tvOS is very similar to iOS, it was not too hard to take what we had developed for PartySnapper and derive the new PhotoWall+ app from it.”

For those who are curious about the relationship between PartySnapper on iOS and PhotoWall+ on the Apple TV, check out the blog post.

Where can you use PhotoWall+?

PhotoWall+ is the perfect way to keep guests engaged at just about any gathering, be it social or even corporate. Guests will love being able to share photos instantly with their fellow companions, and it’s a great way to bring an element of fun to more formal settings. PhotoWall+ can be used in a wide variety of scenarios, including:

  • Weddings! An app basically invented for weddings, PhotoWall+ is the best way to showcase a wedding right as it’s happening. Let guests capture every moment of the big day, then show them throughout the evening. The display of photos will add an engaging and fun visual element to a day you’ll never forget.
  • And on that note…any party you can think of. Birthday parties, office parties, Halloween, New Year’s Eve - you name it. With PhotoPlus, partiers can show off every crazy moment of the night.
  • Food and drink establishments. Many bars, clubs and restaurants have monitors set up; why not let patrons contribute to the visuals? Whether it’s sharing pictures of people breaking it down on the dancefloor, shots of a delicious meal, or even a selfie, customers will love being able to show off the fun they’re having.
  • Trade shows and office buildings. Just because it’s business doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun with it! Professionals attending a conference or trade show can share pictures they snap right from the expo hall floor, showing off the latest discoveries. And what better way to build workplace camaraderie than by showcasing fun moments at the office for all to see?
  • Tracking progress in the classroom. Kids love to show off their work and get recognized by their peers. PhotoWall+ provides the perfect platform for sharing and discussing work, providing constructive feedback, tracking progress and rewarding achievements. Plus, it gives students a chance to get their hands on their favorite techie devices - now what kid wouldn’t love that?
  • Anything you can imagine. There really are no limits to how and where PhotoWall+ can be used. If you can think it up, you can probably do it!

How does PhotoWall+ work?

Using PhotoWall+ is easy. Event organizers use PhotoWall+ to host, display and collect all incoming photos. All participants can download PhotoWall+ Camera for free to contribute to the display. Find out how easy to is to set up an engaging slideshow using PhotoWall+ - send images directly to your Apple TV, speed it up, slow it down, customize picture transitions, and in the end, have all event photos saved in one convenient place.

PhotoWall+ Pricing and Availability:

Get it Now for Just $0.99 - 48 Hours Only!

PhotoWall+ will be available on Tuesday December 8, 2015 for USD 4.99, but for 48 hours only, until December 10th, it will be available at the intro price of just USD 0.99. PhotoWall+ Camera is available as a free download on the AppStore.

Request a Media Review Kit

Members of the media are invited to review PhotoWall+. Please note that you must have access to an Apple TV 4 in order to review this app. For more information, please contact Anya Nelson at [email protected] For press images, please visit https://boinx.com/press/media/.

About Boinx Software

Located in Puchheim, near Munich, Germany, Boinx Software Ltd. develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac® platform and iOS devices including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod®. Honored with numerous Apple Design Awards and coveted spots on the Mac App Store’s Best Apps of the Year list, the extensive family of Boinx apps includes iStopMotion for Mac, iStopMotion for iPad, FotoMagico, mimoLive (formerly BoinxTV), Mouseposé, You Gotta See This!, PhotoPresenter for iOS, and PhotoWall+ for tvOS Boinx’s newest social photo wall for sharing and saving crowd-sourced photos. Boinx Software has also been instrumental in the developmental processes of popular apps including Heads Up!, Ellen DeGeneres’s charades party game, and the Leica T iPhone and iPad app, the elegant remote companion to the Leica T digital camera.

Follow @boinxsoftware on Twitter (https://twitter.com/boinxsoftware/) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/boinxsoftware). For more information, please visit the Boinx Software Website.

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Zazil Media Group
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PartySnapper: The Social Photo Wall App That Will Wow Your Party Guests

Puchheim, Germany – March 18, 2015 – PartySnapper, the newest app from Boinx Software, is now available to the public, just in time for all those prepping for wedding season or anyone who’s simply ready to celebrate the end of winter. A social photo wall on steroids, PartySnapper is an iOS app that will truly wow party-goers around the world. The new app from Boinx allows party hosts to collect all photos taken at a party in one central location, while keeping party-goers engaged and connected to all the action, as their personally snapped photos instantly stream onto a venue’s surrounding screens. And for a limited time only, PartySnapper Party Hard Unlimited is now 50% off! (See below for in-app pricing). Get PartySnapper today!

Watch Dr. Term T. Bowman explain how PartySnapper works here!

Originally invented for a wedding, the initial idea for PartySnapper was conceived of by Boinx Software video guru Bastian Wölfle, who developed a very early version of the app when he tied the knot in 2012. “Being the geek that I am, I knew I wanted to do something a bit nerdy for our big day. At so many weddings, they give out old disposable cameras for guests to snap pictures with, but these days, just about everyone has an iPhone they’re taking photos with anyway. I thought, why not find a way to connect everyone in so the pictures they snap are not only automatically saved in one central place, but automatically stream to the venue’s screens instantly? It created a really fun and engaging element I knew others would want to have at their weddings and events, too.

Luckily a couple of the Boinx guys were at my wedding so they could see and how much people loved the slideshow. I like to tell myself that this convinced them PartySnapper is a great app that entertains guests and works easily.

Kelly Guimont of the Mac Observer said of the app, “I love this idea because aside from the cool factor of showing off pictures at an event as they happen, having them all on my device at the end is unbelievably convenient.

Bring a special touch to every event you host this year. Whether it’s a slew of events leading up to the “Big Day” or even just a backyard barbeque, PartySnapper is here to make sharing photos fun and easy for everyone.

About PartySnapper
Every guest at a party or social gathering takes tons of pictures with their iPhones. PartySnapper transmits these instantly to the event host’s iPad or iPhone wirelessly, where all the photos are collected then displayed as a beautiful slideshow that plays on a TV or projector via AirPlay or cable. PartySnapper has both a photo-taking mode for attendees and a mode for hosting parties. At the end of the party, there’s no need to ask the guests to send in their photos – they’ve already been aggregated on the host’s device. The app is super easy to use; hosts and party-goers alike will both be able to use it, even at the end of a long night of partying.

Taking Pictures is Free! Taking pictures will always be free for your party guests. Tell everyone to download the free PartySnapper app and start taking pictures the moment they walk through the door.

Free Party Light Mode: Party Light mode is limited to one party with a 10-picture slideshow. You can use this for an afternoon get together while planning for the main event.

Party Hard With In-App Purchases: 4.99 USD gets you 7 days of unlimited partying; 9.99 USD is perfect for those with 30 days of partying ahead of them; and, for the biggest party animals out there, 29.99 USD gets you a lifetime of partying (great for anyone with a party-hosting venue)

Party Hard Unlimited – Intro Pricing for a Limited Time Only!
To celebrate the launch of PartySnapper, Boinx is offering Party Hard Unlimited (a value of 29.99 USD) at 50% off – that’s just 14.99 USD to party on, and on, and on. But hurry, normal pricing will resume in just a few days!

For more PartySnapper information, see the support website.

PartySnapper Press Inquiries
Members of the media are invited to review PartySnapper. For more information, please contact Anya Oskolkova at [email protected] Download the PartySnapper press kit here.

About Boinx Software
Located in Puchheim, near Munich, Germany, Boinx Software Ltd. develops award-winning animation, video production and photography software for the Mac® platform and iOS devices including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod®. Honored with numerous Apple Design Awards and coveted spots on the Mac App Store’s Best Apps of the Year list, the extensive family of Boinx apps includes iStopMotion for Mac, iStopMotion for iPad, FotoMagico, BoinxTV, Mouseposé, You Gotta See This!, PhotoPresenter for iOS, and PartySnapper, Boinx’s newest social photo wall for sharing and saving event photos. Boinx Software has also been instrumental in the developmental processes of popular apps including Heads Up!, Ellen DeGeneres’s charades party game, and the Leica T iPhone and iPad app, the elegant remote companion to the Leica T digital camera.

Follow @boinxsoftware on Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit the Boinx Software Website.

Press Contact
Zazil Media Group
Anya Oskolkova
[email protected]
(cell) +1 617.817.6559
(fax) +1 617.812.7683
(skype) anya.oskolkova

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