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Getting Started

This section will give you all the information you need on how to install MediaShout and be up and running quickly.

Installation and Setup

User Interface

This section will cover all the details of the user interface, so that you can configure MediaShout 6 to your liking.

Control Screen Ribbon (Basics) Ribbon (Advanced) Settings Dialog

Scripts and Cues

Trying to figure out how to setup that presentation? This section gives you all the finer points of building your presentation.

Scripts Cues Inline Editor Cue Templates

Working with Media in a Cue

In this section, you learn all about inserting and editing lyrics, scripture, images, videos, audio, and so much more!

Lyrics Lyric Library Bibles Elements Text Objects



When using environmental projection, there may be objects on the stage or walls you do not want your presentation showing on. Use masks to block out those objects.


Creating and saving a mask


To create and save a mask, follow these steps:

  1. On the Advanced tab, click Edit Masks.
  2. In the Masking Layers Window, use the shape tools to to draw rectangles, ovals, triangles, or use the free-hand drawing tool. Click a tool to activate it. When finished drawing, click the tool to deactivate it. Tip: Maximize the window for easier editing.
  3. (Optional) To preview the mask, click Test Mask. Click it again to toggle it off. Tip: It is easier to test a mask if you have a light-colored cue open in the Main viewer. 
  4. To save the mask, click Save. Enter a name then click the disk.


Editing a Mask


To edit an existing mask, follow these steps:

  1. On the Advanced tab, click Edit Masks.
  2. In the Masking Layers Window, click Open. Select the mask you want to edit from the list.
  3. To edit, drag to move or resize a shape. To rotate a shape, click it then use the rotation selector to adjust the angle.
  4. Click Save.


Firing a Mask


Follow these steps to fire a mask:

  1. On the Advanced tab, in the Masks group, select a mask from the list.
  2. Click M. The mask fires to the Main display. To stop the mask, click M again.


    Click S. The mask fires to the Stage display. To stop the mask, click S again.


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