High End Systems Catalyst V4 Xpress (XP-Lite Hasp) Dongle
Catalyst V4 software from High End Systems uses the same number of DMX channels and is backward compatible with Catalyst V3.3. It is also fully compatible with Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger).
Catalyst V4 software expands V3.3 functionality and adds new features and device support.
Two More Layers for Pro, DV and XPress Products: Additional Layers provide greater programming and design flexibility.
Control Hardware Support: Catalyst V4 supports Mackie control hardware, with flying faders, parameter editing and preset recall as well as other midi devices including Behringer BCF2000
and midi keyboards.
More Content Support: In addition to Quicktime supported formats, Catalyst V4 can accept files created in Quartz Composer and 3-D .obj files.
Editable Gamma Color Effects: Catalyst V4 software uses a curves editor to let you edit brightness contrast, knee, white point, and blackpoint.
More Visual Effects: New effects include multiple Shutters, Waves, Pixelize, better kaleidoscope, and Cropping.
Standalone Operation: Updated user interface allows complete standalone operations in new full screen mode – including cue list and show control
Remote Configuration and Triggering: Web Server lets you access, configure and trigger Catalyst Media Servers remotely.
Support for DMX LED fixtures: Multiple sub mixes – allows layers to be independently assigned to LED fixtures, LED wall controllers or projectors at the same time.
Catalyst Software Versions
High End Systems offers three Catalyst software products:
• Catalyst Pro offers ten editable layers with two video feeds from one server.
• Catalyst DV is a dual digital output solution with six cross-fadable layers.
• Catalyst Xpress is a software only product with 2 movie layers, 1 mask layer and a single output.