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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 ...

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...

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 a...

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...

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 ...

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...

New and Updated Lyric and Bible windows

In MediaShout 7.3, we have updated the Insert Lyrics window as well as the Insert Bible window. Both windows now have Templates listed to select a Template before inserting the Lyric/Scripture. We now also have two separate viewing options: We have the Insert View (to view and select the Scripture that you want): And we have the Fire View (To see and present a Scripture from this window):

Using the Remote App with MediaShout 7

In MediaShout 7.3, we have added the ability to control your service through our MediaShout Remote App (only available for iOS). To set this remote app up, you would go into Settings > Remote within MediaShout 7 to get to this page: On this page, you would check the box for Enable Control Mode and add a Password (any password that you want). This allows you to control the presentation go forward and backward. Then, you would turn the Remote Access ON. Click Save Changes. -------------...

How to Install MediaShout 7 Updates:

How to Install MediaShout 7 Updates: In MediaShout 7.3 we've added in an Auto-Update Feature that will notify you of any updates to MediaShout 7 when you launch the program. Additionally, we've added a Check for Updates button located within the Help Menu of MediaShout 7 to make it easy to check to see if there are any updates. If you are 7.2 or lower, you will need to follow these steps to update to the newest build of MediaShout 7: - If MediaShout 7 is currently running on yo...

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 (https://support.mediashout.com/scripts/file.php?file=2fj1deryllf38g...

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 7.3.3 (Build 63619) - August 13, 2021 NOTE: This build replaces b63617 which was released on August 11th. If you have previously installed that update, please uninstall that before installing this build. This update fixes issues which caused the new Duplicate Stanza feature to not work correctly and the Main and Stage ...

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...

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 the MediaShout 3, 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 3: Exporting The v3 Songs - In MediaShout v3.x, go to Tools > ShoutSinger. - Select File > Export Songs. - Choose Text File as the Destination Type. - Hit Next. - Click the Browse button. Give the file a name and save it on the Desktop so it is easier to find late...

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 F4 - Fires Quick Cue 1 F5 - Fires Quick Cue 2 F6 - Fires Quick Cue 3 F7 - Play previous Page/Cue F9 - Play next Page/Cue or next Object if using steps ESC - Unselect the currently selected Object Delete - Removes the Cue y...

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...