Is there a way to have a transparent background in MediaShout?

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Mar 16 (7 months ago)
Lloyd Dooley wrote
Last Sunday we did the first live stream broadcast of our worship service. I used MediaShout to switch sermon points and scripture into a full screen view at the appropriate time, and it worked well. We did get some questions about also getting the lyrics up. Right now, I'm setting up MS with lyrics positioned at the top of the screen, then dragging that window down in the broadcast software (OBS) to put it in the lower part of the stream view. It has a black background behind it, and I have not found a way to change that.
Any ideas on how I can get MS to show only the lyrics, no background? I've attached a pic of what it looks like now.
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lloyd
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Mar 18 (7 months ago)
MediaShout Support agent wrote
Hey there! I was able to get this article created which I think will greatly help with what you're looking for:

https://support.mediashout.com/824779-Setting-Up-MediaShout-and-OBS-For-Live-Streaming

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Mar 20 (7 months ago)
Lloyd Dooley wrote
Thanks for the AWESOME article David. Very clear and detailed.
I am having an issue that I assume may be a configuration problem on my end. When I get to step 6, "OBS will bring up a window for you to choose which Display output to use", I see both of my Displays listed, but they do not show up in the window. I'm using HDMI for my second output, so I thought that may have been it, but my main display will not show either. Any insight would be greatly appreciated.
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Mar 23 (6 months ago)
MediaShout Support agent wrote
Hey Lloyd! My pleasure. We're glad to be of help any way possible. Hmm that is odd! I believe I was using HDMI on the computer I made the screenshots with as well, so I don't think that would be the problem. You could check and make sure the resolution is no higher than 1920x1080 and no lower than 1024x768. Then maybe of course restarting the computer, ensuring displays are connected first. To be clear, are you selecting on one of the displays in that window in Step 6, and *after you click one,* it just won't show up? Keep in mind, if it's just showing black, MAYBE that's because you just have a black desktop background? So try to fire something from MediaShout or make sure there's a desktop wallpaper on to use to preview. If it's not one of those simple things, you may have to try updating your video card driver, etc. Maybe OBS has a support forum or something that would be able to provide some insight!