NDI Stream Source Configuration


If you are using AVID Media Composer, you can generate an NDI source from within the AVID editor timeline by clicking the button below:

To enable NDI output in Avid Media Composer:

  • Right-click the HW/SW button and make sure that OpenIO_NDI  and Play local audio when broadcasting  is enabled.
  • Click the HW/SW button. The arrow will blink red when NDI output is live.

For more, please visit Avid's knowledge base doc located here:

How to stream the Media Composer video over the internet using NDI


If you're using Premiere, you'll want to install the NDI runtime toolkit, available here.

Within the Premiere preferences, you'll want to make sure the Audio Device in your Playback preferences is set to NDI Source: 

For more info and a video walkthrough of how to configure NDI output in Premiere Pro, click here:

NDI for Adobe Premiere Pro Explained


If you're looking to use Qtake to generate an NDI signal, note that it is disabled by default. In order to enable it, you'll need to follow these steps:

  1. Purchase the Stream module from QTAKE's rental shop, in addition to whatever else is required for your video assist rig.

  2. Once you've installed QTAKE, use the INFO menu to open the PREFERENCES panel. 

  3. In the EXTERNAL tab, ensure that Enable NDI Output is set to YES

Once you've got this set up, you can generate the NDI signal using the NDI OUT menu on the SHOOT screen:

Once you've generated your NDI stream, you'll need to configure Flow Capture Connect to receive it. Click here for more info.