Frequently Asked Questions

Creating Songs From Scratch Using the Lyric Library - V7

Creating Your Songs From Scratch In MediaShout 7 Building and creating songs in Version 7 is an essential feature for creating your presentations for Sunday morning. Not knowing how to do this is frustrating and time-consuming, so we decided walking you through the steps will help in eliminating these unnecessary frustrations. Here are the steps to do this: Step 1. Open the Songs Library Window, identified by the music note icon at the top left of the program: Step 2. Once the...

Setting the Play Times for Videos in MediaShout 7

In MediaShout 7.3, we've added the ability to set videos to Loop or to play a certain number of times. This can be done with Background Videos or with Video Objects that have been inserted onto a cue. To set a Background video to Loop or Play Once/Twice/etc. you would click on the Background Button under Layers on the right side of MediaShout 7 Here, you will look for Play Times to set it to Loop or Play Once/Twice/etc: For a Video Object, you would right-click the video and ch...

How to setup Schedule Playing in MediaShout 7

In MediaShout 7.3, we have added the ability to schedule a cue to play at a certain time. To do this, you would select the cue on the left side of MediaShout 7 that you want to play at a certain time. Then, on the right side of MediaShout 7, click the Script Control Plugin. On this window, check the box for Automatically play the current cue "every day" at _____ time. Here, you can set the desired time for when you want this cue to be fired to the presentation screen. Then, just close the...

How to move your Song Library from one computer to another - MediaShout 7

To move your Lyrics from MediaShout 7 on one computer to MediaShout 7 on another computer, please follow these steps: 1. Close MediaShout 7 2. Go to this location on your computer: C:\Users\Public\My Shout\MS7\Lyrics 3. Copy the Library.json file and paste it onto a Flash Drive 4. Eject that Flash Drive from the first computer and plug it into the second computer 5. Go to this location on the second computer: C:\Users\Public\My Shout\MS7\Lyrics 6. Drag the Library.json file in this locatio...

v7 - How do I find my MediaShout 7 License Key

There are a couple of ways to find your MediaShout 7 License Key: If you have access to your MediaShout 7 program: -Open MediaShout 7 -Go to Help and then About -Your License Number will be listed there (begins with 334) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you DO NOT have access to your MediaShout 7 program: -Go to www.mediashout.com/account -L...

Transferring MediaShout 7 Files From One PC to Another

Occasionally users need to transfer their MediaShout 7 files to another computer in order to use the same script files, songs, etc on the new computer. Here is the best way to do this: (NOTE: In MediaShout 7, you will need to go to Help > About and Deactivate your license before you activate it on the new computer if the old computer is no longer going to be used for MediaShout. This is to release one of your activations so that you can use it on the new computer. It will not let you activat...

Announcements Loops / Script Control in MediaShout 7

Here is a step-by-step guide to building and setting up an Announcement Loop in MediaShout 7 using the Script Control Plug-in. First, if you just have 1 cue (as shown in the picture below) that needs to be looped over and over again, you would select that cue on the left side of MediaShout 7. You will then see a small "Clock Object" appear on the cue itself. This is where you will set your "Advance Time" for the cue and the pages within that cue. Then, on the right side of the program, click ...

Bibles included with MediaShout 7

MediaShout 7 comes loaded with only 5 Versions of the Bible. To access the other 65 Versions, please follow these steps: First, please double check to verify that you are on AT LEAST 7.1.7 (or newer). Within MediaShout 7, go to Settings > Library On this Tab, you'll see the option to Download the Bibles. Click the Download Button. This will begin the process of downloading and installing your Bibles (this may take some time, depending on your connection). Once that is done, you can click...

Working with the Media Library

One of the many Features of MediaShout 7 is the Media Library found on the right side of MediaShout. This Media Library can point to a folder on your computer that contains your images and videos. This makes it extremely easy to find and pull in an image or video for your service! When you first load MediaShout, your Library section will be blank. To add media into this Library, you must click the Settings Menu at the top of MediaShout. In the Settings Window, you can click the Browse butt...

Dual Bibles in v7

In MediaShout 7, we carried over the ability to have two separate versions of the Bible on the same page. Now, we have added the ability to choose whether you want your text boxes side by side or on top of each other. To Setup Dual Bibles: 1) Open a Script and click the Insert Bible Button 2) Choose your Bible Version 3) Select your Book and Chapter 4) Click the Checkbox for Select All or manually choose the Verses that you want one by one 5) Under Dual Bible, choose the 2nd Bible Version ...

System Requirements for MediaShout 7

In order to run MediaShout successfully and consistently, there are certain things that are required. Below is a list of the System Requirements for MediaShout 7. The software may run on a computer that is beneath these System Requirements, but it is not supported. We always recommend that you run the 30 day Free Trial Version (http://www.mediashout.com/free-trial/) before you make a purchase to verify that it will run well on your current computer. System Requirements for MediaShout 7 for Wi...

Supported Media File Types

MediaShout supports many types of media files. Below is a list of supported file types: SUPPORTED FILE TYPES Graphics - JPEG (.jpg, .jpeg) - Portable Network Graphics (.png) *Transparent png or alpha channel also supported - Windows or OS/2 Bitmap (.bmp) - Windows Metafile (.wmf) - Graphics Interchange Format (.gif) *animation/movement not supported Videos - MPEG-1&2 (.mpg, .mpeg) - Video for Windows (.avi, .wmv) - QuickTime - Cinepak (.mov) - Apple Video (.mp4) *h....

Setting Up Your Screens in MediaShout

MediaShout 7​​​​ (https://youtu.be/nP4wAKTqTzw) These instructions will guide you through the entire process of setting up Windows Display Settings and MediaShout 7 properly. If you are having issues configuring the screen layout in MediaShout after you have followed these steps, please email Support@mediashout.com (mailto:Support@mediashout.com). Using MediaShout 6? Click here to see instructions. (#MediaShout 6) If you are having trouble with screens going to black after launchin...