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A video and audio playback application using,
Integrated GPU, NDI 5, Thunderbolt™ 3, and PCIe devices

Coyote Flex software is designed for the broadcast, virtual, and live event spaces.

Coyote Flex is a multiple player, video playback application that can be installed on any Pro Mac, PC or Linux machines running the latest OS's.

From just a simple 720p stream, to multiple HD/2K, UHD/4K and 8K+ streams. Coyote Flex can play files separately, in sync or spanned across outputs, the choice is yours and it's intuitive. 

Coyote playback software is FLEX-ible for all of your playback needs

  • New Gstreamer engine and QT User Interface

  • Uses Thunderbolt™ 3, PCIe, local GPU or NDI®

  • No Coyote Server Required

  • Mac, Linux or Windows OS

  • 2 seat license for Primary and Backup 

  • Ultra wide screen layouts 16:9, 32:9, 48:9 and 64:9 and 2x2

  • 1.5G, 3G, 6G and 12G SDI with capable hardware

  • 2K and 4K DCI Resolutions

  • Easy UI based on live preset design, not a timeline

  • Up to 4 players, independent or spanned and always in sync. 

  • HDR10, BT.2020 with HLG and PQ Optical transfers

  • Codecs include: AV1,AVC, HEVC, ProRes, VP8, VP9, WMV

  • Stills include: .jpg, .png. tif

Connects to AJA and Blackmagic Devices! 

Do you require genlock or freerun? line balanced analog audio or SDI audio output ? Timecode or no timecode? With several different Thunderbolt™ 3 and PCIe hardware devices supported and the ability to turn NDI on or off, Coyote Flex can get the job done for your studio or event size and budget.

  • Coyote Flex utilizes the latest technology to push multiple video streams via Thunderbolt™ 3 devices, PCIe Hardware, Local GPU or NDI® IP protocol.

  • Whether you run your events with a Pro Windows Desktop or a Pro Mac Laptop, one or multiple outputs, Hardware or IP, Coyote Flex has you covered.

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Macbook Pro

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UltraStudio Monitor 3G

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4 Video Players in 1! 

  • Choose a wide variety of output layouts

  • Mix different resolutions between outputs*

  • Span content across multiple outputs for ultra wide playback

  • ​Play custom size files in each raster

  • Multiple codecs can play along side of each other

  • Frame accurate outputs!

4 individual streams
2-1080p and 1-3840 x 1080

Multiple Layout Choices

*Coyote Flex layouts and resolutions depend on which product and hardware devices are used. 

NDI®  5 Protocol

Don't have SDI hardware? No Problem, Stream up to 4 channels of video and audio using the latest NDI® 5 IP technology. Send network AV packets over ethernet to your favorite switchers or NDI® capable devices.
Did you know you can use NDI® simultaneously with your SDI outputs!

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Skate Park

Stream 1

Stream 3

American Football Player

Stream 2

Stream 4

NDI® works with products from these great companies and more

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In v2.0 we added the ability to display HDR10, with HLG and PQ Transfers to offer truly incredible images up to 10,000 nits! The Coyote supports wide color gamut Rec. 2020 as well as SDR Rec. 709  


HLG & PQ Transfers

SMPTE Standards

Written for the SMPTE standards, Coyote software utilizes all the hassle free benefits to the SDI and IP formats without the troubles associated with VESA standards.


  • No HDCP Issues

  • No EDID problems

  • Cable lengths and Bandwidth performance increases vs. HDMI and DP cabling.


Play any size assets inside the display rasters. Outputs can be spanned to create ultra wide aspect ratios of 16:9, 32:9, 48:9 and 64:9. All Coyote SDI outputs are frame accurate. 

SDI Video

The Coyote software has four internal players that can be used with a variety of professional I/O hardware devices using SDI and HDMI Outputs. SDI is used by the Coyote software for professional video output and HDMI is used for monitoring signals. 

Resolutions from 720p, 1080i, 1080p and 2160p. With refresh rates of 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, and 60.

The Coyote is ready for any demanding video environment!



1.5G SDI




Computer Programming

Coyote Flex Software

Coyote Flex is designed to be intuitive, powerful yet simple to use. 

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  • Preset based for easy playlists, live or scripted, edit multiple different layouts.

  • 4 player countdowns ensure you have full control of every video playing out.

  • The intuitive UI reduces training and expense.

Simple click and select design allows you to start playing your presets on screen in just minutes  

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Quickly Ingest native HEVC, Apple ProRes, VP9 and more! No need to transcode your files

Friendly 3rd Party Control Software


Companion by Bitfocus

  • JSON TCP Commands

  • LIB Coyote SDK, design your own control

  • ArtNet (coming soon)

  • More control protocols added soon

Integrated Stream Deck Application.

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  • Plug and Play

  • Follows the UI and is updated in real time

  • Custom Colors

  • Live timecode countdown

  • Preset and transport buttons

Product Comparison Chart

Coyote Flex -Lite

Coyote Flex-HD

Coyote Flex-Ultra

Coyote Server - Q12G

Multiview Output


Software only for 
Linux, Mac & Windows

720p, 1080p(i), 2K, 2160p, 4k

16:9, 32:9, 48:9, 64:9,
2x2 - (4) x SDI/NDI

Mix of 1.5G, 3G, 6G or 12G streams

Up to 4 streams  


Software only for 
Linux, Mac & Windows

720p, 1080p(i), 2k,
2160p, 4K

16:9, (1) 

1 stream


Software only for 
Linux, Mac & Windows

720p, 1080p(i), 2K

16:9, 32:9, 48:9, 64:9,
2x2 - (4) x SDI/NDI

Mix of 1.5G and 3G Streams

Up to 4 streams  

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720p, 1080p(i), 2K, 2160p, 4k

16:9, 32:9, 48:9, 64:9,
2x2 - (4) x SDI/NDI


Uses a built In AJA Kona 5 I/O card

Uses a built In AJA Kona 5 I/O card

Analog or Tri Sync - Loop Through

LTC In and Out Selectable per preset, 4 LTC - SDI Streams 

Dedicated Multiview HDMI Output

2 channel XLR 24- bit, 48K dedicated

rear chassis mount

(4) x 16 channels  24- bit, 48K SDI Output, 8 Channel HDMI monitor

Mix up to 4 - 12G , 6G, 3G or 1.5G streams simultaneously 

Up to 4 streams 

Thunderbolt 3 Devices


LTC In/Out

Balanced Analog XLR Out

v3.0 User Interface

PCIe I/O Hardware

Output rasters

SMPTE standards 

Single HDMI/USB-C Output

NDI®   Outputs

Analog or Tri-Level

LTC In/Ref and Out

Selectable per preset

Single or
Multiview monitor

Up to 8 Channels

(4) x 16 channels  24- bit, 48K SDI/NDI Output

Analog or Tri-Level

LTC In/Ref and Out

Selectable per preset

Single or
Multiview monitor

Up to 8 Channels

(4) x 16 channels  24- bit, 48K SDI/NDI Output

Mix of output resolutions simultaneously

Digital Audio Out

4 - Synced or Independent Players

2 Seat License for Primary and Backup



Dedicated professional hardware using the Kona 5 I/O card from AJA.

Requires Thunderbolt 3 or PCIe devices with hardware options and specs available for the features listed

* Refresh rates for all Coyote SMPTE Standards are 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 48, 59.94, 60

Comparison chart
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