The Playout and Broadcast Automation Solution
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By Broadcasters For Broadcasters
ProppFrexx ONAIR is a comprehensive playout and radio automation system designed for general On-Air operations (live assist and/or automation), may it be for large terrestrial radio stations or smaller web radio stations, operated live or mostly automated. ProppFrexx ONAIR is designed to serve you with the highest audio quality for real 24 by 7 by 365 operations containing all features needed to support your daily workflow.
What's New in v4.0?
- 64-bit architecture, 64-bit audio engine (natively), User Interface build on top of the latest .Net 4.6.2 Framework
- Extensible GPIO Client/Server architecture (extendable by users or partners)
- AutoWatch Playlist feature (allows external last minute reference changes of an already running playlist)
- Multi-Client Chat-Message System (incl. automatic control-command mapping, e.g. to sync parallel moderator tasks)
- Remote Voice Tracking (edit your playlist template from any remote location, e.g. record your voice tracks at home)
- Full 2-way Ember+ GPIO remote control added (e.g. supporting equipment from Lawo, DHD, D&R, Studer, Axia, Jünger, Riedel, Orban, Mandozzi etc.)
- Full AES67, AoIP compatibility (e.g. tested with drivers from Ravenna and Dante)
- New track based Scripting Restrictions added (time and date ranges; as well as new additional meta data attributes)
- Direct Convert to Sweeper menu items added (transition and attenuation optimized)
- Support for Regional Advert Containers (multiple parallel region playout with automatic length adjustment)
The flexible mixer and rounting capabilities allows perfect integration without limits. Any number of mixer input and output channels incl. logical sub-groups can be defined. Fast switching between different mixer setups, various DSPs/VSTs and support for almost any soundcard (ASIO, WASAPI or WDM) offer unmatched possibilities.
Modern User Interface
The modern and skinnable user interface makes even more fun to work with and fully support multiple monitors. The individual window panels can be freely arranged, a workspace manager allows instant switching between different layouts which are saved for each user. TouchUI mode is given as well as High DPI is fully supported.
Rock solid and highest audio quality supporting almost any audio format with full meta data support. From lossless WAV, BWF/RF64, AIF or FLAC to lossy MP3, AAC/MP4, OGG, WMA or OPUS and even many more formats. Our internal audio processing and mixing ensures highest quality and best output for driving your sound as you expect it.
Playout & Playlists
The center of operations are our flexible playlist and playout management windows with each up to 4 DJ Players. Any number of playlists can be open and managed in parallel and serve your station with audio. The playout can be fully automated, script-based and scheduled or handled totally manually in live-assist mode.
Two independent and outlook-like schedulers (one driving your regular programs and one serving extra overlays) offer maximum flexibility and automation capabilities. No funky coding or programming language needed. From fix time elements, time update syncs, soft, ends-at or hard segues up to conditional rules and remaining time based scheduling.
Adverts & News
Our fully integrated advertising and news management allows perfect planning and billing of partners and scheduling their campaigns as well as handling multiple regions, any number of news categories. Priorities, brand conflict resolution, automatic slot assignment and distribution, references plus various opener, seperator and closer options ensure your revenue stream.
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Direct streaming support included for SHOUTcast v1/v2, ICEcast or Windows Media Encoder as well as in internal shoutcast compatible streaming server. Multiple streaming servers might be used in parallel.
(Remote) Voice Tracking
Perfect in advance or last minute preparation of playlists require an easy-to-use voice tracking model. This is given, with an extra cartwall, a simple three-state recording button, automatic or manual track alignment and even unlimited track inserts. Remote Voice Tracking from a home location is also fully supported!
The integrated graphical segue editor makes mixing on-the-fly as simple as drag and drop of WaveForms. In addition you can use our automatic cue-point detection engine (ACPD) on a per media entry type basis or leverage perfect reply gain calculation.
Reporting is not only sending playlist logs to external partners or fulfilling regulations. It also means updating web-sites, streaming servers or other devices, making automatic session recordings for later on-air checks or even re-broadcasting.
The extensible GPIO module allows easy integration within your studio environment. The following communication protocols are supported: Ember+, TCP/IP, MIDI, Serial-IO, GamePort, HotKey mapping, Open Sound Control (OSC) as well as contact-closure triggers via Velleman or IO-Warrior.
and Many More
Two independent cartwalls, extra standby players, comprehensive search and find, trackboards, integrated audio explorer, user access control management, integrated web browser, control room monitor with chat, time code window, moderator info, direct meta data editing, user commands, playback history, mod stream watcher, line-in feed support ...
What Our Clients Says
I just have to say that ProppFrexx is amazing! It is so easy to work with, make quick adjustments when you are live at an event...- Peter F., Sweden
This is the first broadcasting automation software where you feel, that it was made by someone who understands the needs of a radio station.- Andreas D., Germany
We use ProppFrexx for a while now and it works perfectly! The software is 100% reliable 24-7-365!! What a good work :=)- Andre K., Netherlands
I'm loving the software, it is such a change from SAM or any other program I have used! The features are unbelievable and playout is flawless...- Chris T., USA
I think ProppFrexx ONAIR could knock-out Dalet in the race for most wanted automation systems on the market...- Bart S., Belgium
"...thanks, ProppFrexx works beautiful now...the scheduler integration, the voice tracking and overlay support is outstanding...- Philippe V., Belgium
Some Facts About Us
150+ Happy ClientsFrom Germany to Australia, we have some happy clients in many countries around the world. The majority is still within Europe and ranges from enthusiastic hobbyists to local FM stations.
Build for the FutureVersion 3 was build up from the ground, Verison 4 lifts that even higher. Our aim was to deliver a solution which fulfills the following goals: Rock-Solid Operations (24x7), Highest Audio Quality, Total Feature Completeness, Ease-Of-Use.
25 Awards Won? No.No, we haven't won one yet! We seriously try to invest our money into software for the long term. We also do not give away our product for free, just to be listed somewhere. And we don't have a sales or marketing organization behind us, we sell by spreading the word.
Questions & Answers
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