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Setting a Default Bible in MediaShout 7

MediaShout 7 allows you to set a default Bible so that you can quickly add Bible verses using your preferred translation. - Click Settings at the top. - Click Library Settings. - Click the drop-down arrow under "Default Bible Translation" - Click "Save Changes". You will now see your Default Bible at the top of the list when you choose Select Bible in the Insert Bible window.

How to Install MediaShout 7 Updates:

How to Install MediaShout 7 Updates: - If MediaShout 7 is currently running on your computer, close it. - Click here (https://www.mediashout.com/download/) to go to our download page. - Click "Download MediaShout 7 for Windows" button to begin the download. - Once the file has completed downloading, run the file. It will install over top of your previous version. You will NOT lose any information. (https://www.mediashout.com/v7mailinglist/)

Backup Cues Library in MediaShout 7

The Cues Library in MediaShout 7 allows you to store Cues that you build in your services for later. That way, you don't have to build the same thing twice. We recommend that you Backup this Cues Library file every few months to ensure that you don't lose any important data. Below are the steps to Backup the Cues Library folder: 1) Make sure MediaShout 7 is closed. 2) Click on the Attachment "COPY CUES LIBRARY FOLDER.bat" to download the file. 3) Run this file (or double click the file n...

MediaShout 7 (Windows) Change Log

To download the latest build of MediaShout 7, please visit our Downloads page (http://mediashout.com/download/)! (https://www.mediashout.com/v7mailinglist/) Build 7.2.8 (Build 1622) - June 16, 2020 Changes / Improvements: - Bug Fix - There was an issue causing a script to not open if it contained audio files created with Apple's VoiceMemos app. So we fixed it! - Bug Fix - Minor improvements and fixes to the Audio Player plugin. Build 7.2.8 (Build 1617) - May 29, 2020 ...

Submit a Bug for MediaShout 7 (Windows)

Bug Reporting (MediaShout 7 Windows) Made Easy It's very easy to report bugs that you may find in MediaShout 7. The link below will simply open your computer's default email program and will generate an email that you can easily fill in and send to us. Just follow the steps on the email and send it to us. PLEASE only submit one bug per email (it makes it much easier to track and resolve with our development team). Thanks! MediaShout 7 Bug Report (mailto:support@mediashout.com?subject=MediaS...

MediaShout 7 Error Logs

There is a new function within MediaShout 7 that will generate a log file whenever it experiences a failure or crash. These log files can be very helpful to our development team when they are trying to track down exactly what was happening during those errors. The log files are located in an area of the computer's file system that is typically not visible or easily accessed, but we have created a simple tool that will retrieve those files and place them in a folder on your desktop. If you need...

Using PowerPoint files within MediaShout 7

With Office 2019 removing even more of the third-party tools, we have moved away from requiring PowerPoint and instead offer the ability to import your PPT/PPTX file as images or even as native MediaShout Cues which give you full editing capability without needing to have or open PowerPoint at all. Within MediaShout 7, click Insert and go down to Import. Here, you will find the options: Import PPT/PPTX as Images and Import PPT/PPTX presentation. Importing PPT/PPTX as Images will convert each s...

Using the License Portal

The new MediaShout 7 License Portal now gives you the ability to manage your own activations and deactivations. To get started, you will need your MediaShout 7 license code and email address associated with your v7 license. To access the License Portal, go to www.mediashout.com/license (http://www.mediashout.com/license). If you have activated your software then you will use the email address that you used in the registration of MediaShout 7. If you have not logged in before, click the "Forgot...

Importing MediaShout 4, 5, and 6 Song Library into MediaShout 7

As you get started with MediaShout 7, you may be coming from an older version of MediaShout and you need your Song Library. This article will show you how to bring your songs over from each version. From MediaShout 4/4.5: Step 1: Make sure that you have your "Decks" setup on the left-hand side of MediaShout. If you do not, go to Window and check the Box for Songs to have the Songs Deck Show. Step 2: Click the Song Library Tools (Large Down Arrow) menu and select Compact and Repair Library. Wh...

Additional Lyrics for MediaShout 7

We install a Lyric library that contains 283 of the most popular hymns and songs with MediaShout 7 by default. If you need additional lyrics, the following two files may be downloaded and imported into MediaShout 7: Below is an attachment for the MediaShout Collection Library & the MediaShout Spanish Library for MediaShout 7. It is in the .json format which is what MediaShout 7 uses for it's Song Library. To import either file into MediaShout 7, click the Insert Lyric button to open the Ins...

Installing Multiple Builds of MediaShout 7

It is possible to have more than one version (build) of MediaShout 7 on the same computer. This is useful when you want to test a new build without the need for uninstalling and reinstalling. And if something should go wrong, you can simply launch the previous build without issue. 1) Go to C:\Program Files\MediaShout\MediaShout 7 2) Right-click on the MediaShout 7 folder and choose COPY 3) Right-click in a blank area of this window and choose PASTE (it will past a folder called "MediaShout 7 ...

Keyboard Shortcuts in MediaShout 7

Below is a list of the Keyboard Shortcuts within MediaShout 7: General Use CTRL+C - Copy CTRL+X - Cut CTRL+V - Paste CTRL+Z - Undo CTRL+Y or CTRL+SHIFT+Z - Redo CTRL+Enter - Page Break F2 - Toggle Main (2nd) Display On/Off F3 - Toggle Stage (3rd) Display On/Off F7 - Play previous Page/Cue F9 - Play next Page/Cue or next Object if using steps ESC - Unselect the currently selected Object Scripts CTRL+S - Save Script CTRL+SHIFT+S - Save Script As CTRL+N - New Script CTRL+O - Open S...

Making the Upgrade to MediaShout 7

MediaShout 7 was built on newer, better technology that is different from the older versions of MediaShout. Because of this, certain things will not carry over into MediaShout 7. The Song Library is going to be the most important thing, and can be carried over very easily. How do I get my Song Library into MediaShout 7? Step 1: Open MediaShout 6 and click Insert Lyric Step 2: In the song list, single click to select on any song Step 3: Press Control + A to select all songs (or Right-Click i...

How to Update my Video Card Driver - v7

PLEASE NOTE: Updating drivers is normally a function of a computer care professional. MediaShout does not support this process directly and is not responsible for any issues that may arise from attempts to complete this process. If in doubt, please consult with a professional. However, we commonly recommend that video card drivers should be kept up to date within 2-3 months for best performance. 1) Find Your Video Card & Driver Date a) On Windows 10, right click the start button and select ...

Using a USB Remote with MediaShout 7

MediaShout 7 is designed to easily make use of a standard USB remote controller to navigate through your presentation. To set this up, follow these steps: - Plug your remote into an available USB port on your computer. - Open the Preferences in MediaShout by clicking on the Settings menu. - Select the General Settings tab. - Under the Remote Control section, click Add New Controller and then follow the prompts on the screen. Once configured, as long as that device is plugged int...