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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



Viewers are virtual monitors that reside on the control screen. Viewers are located on the right side of the control screen below the Firebox or they can float in their own window.


Changing the viewer layout


The standard workspace contains two viewers but that can be changed.

To change the viewer area layout, do the following:

  1. Click the Settings tab.
  2. In the Viewers group, under Main Viewers, select Single, Dual, or Quad.


Adding a floating viewer


To add a floating viewer, click the Settings tab then click Floating Viewers.

To close a floating viewer, click the Close button on the viewer title bar, or on the ribbon, click Floating Viewers again to toggle it off.

See Viewers Settings for more information about floating viewers.

Tip: Use Floating Viewers when a fourth screen is attached to your system and you want a single screen dedicated to viewers.


Changing the viewer source


You can change the source assigned to a viewer in the viewer properties by following these steps:

  1. Click the Settings tab.
  2. In the Viewer group, select a source for each viewer.

Viewer labels and other properties can be changed in Viewers Settings.


Saving the Viewer Settings


You can save your Viewer Settings by saving a Workspace.  See the Workspaces section of the Settings Tab.


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