Tips & Tricks

Building a Service in Under 5 Minutes with MediaShout 6

While we have great in depth training guides and videos (check out our MediaShout 6 USB Drive (https://www.mediashout.com/store/item/mediashout-6-usb-drive) loaded with training and media), you may want to see how quick building a typical Sunday morning service can be. In this video, we build a presentation in under 5 minutes. (https://s3.amazonaws.com/various-dmay/Building+A+Script+In+Under+5+Minutes+FINAL+(1).mp4)

Creating an Announcement Loop in a Script

You may want to create an announcement loop within your Sunday morning script, or even run them as a loop within a separate script. Here's some quick steps to do so, and a video demonstration! 1) If you already have your main worship service script open, hit the plus button to the right of it, to create a new script. You can call this script "announcements" for instance. 2) Add your announcement cues to the script. This can be media files like pictures that you drag in from a folder on your co...

Converting PowerPoint Slides to JPEG for Import into MediaShout

In MediaShout 6 for Windows, we have added a New Feature that allows you to Import your PowerPoint files into MediaShout and play them through. This does not require any specific version of PowerPoint to be installed. Simply go to Insert Elements and choose Import Slideshow to select your PowerPoint file and begin the import process. Keep in mind: In doing this, you will lose all animations and transitions that were built in PowerPoint. But, you gain the ability to consistently play this conten...

Adding Time Triggers To MediaShout 6 for Windows

Time triggers are a great idea for a number of reasons. The instructions below will walk you step-by-step through the process. If you have further questions, feel free to contact our support line and they will be happy to help! * Open MediaShout 6 for Windows * Create a new script * Click Insert Lyric and insert the lyric of your choice into the script * With the lyric cue selected, click "Insert Object" -> Audio in the ribbon bar * Select the desired audio file and click "Open" ...

Dual Lyrics

Sometimes users want to display Lyrics in two different languages or different parts for special choir performances. This can be done, but it does take a little extra setup. However, once done, the changes can be saved to the library. Unfortunately, we cant use the Dual Bible Template to accomplish this, because the second language or part needs to be added manually. So we need to set up a Preset which will make the process go a lot quicker in the future. 1. First create the Lyric with only one...