Support and Final Build

MediaShout for Mac V1.1 is no longer supported and will not work on El Capitan or newer. If you run into issues, we are still happy to help, but support for this version now requires a Plus Membership (https://www.mediashout.com/store/plus). If you are going to install it, please do not use any disc you may have. Instead, please use the download in the link below. With our Mac version, there is only one type of installer, which is a full installer. This file can be used to install on new syste...

Adding Song Lyrics with SongSelect

CCLI has recently added the ability for us to make our integration with SongSelect even better. This new integration doesn't require you to use the SongSelect website, but allows you to search for songs and import them using MediaShout's Song Deck. **Adding Songs via SongSelect** * Open MediaShout and browse to the Song Deck. * From the Library drop-down menu (see image below), choose SongSelect. _(The first time you use this feature, you'll be asked to log in.)_ * Type a title, l...

Song Text File Format

Here is an example of the format that MediaShout expects text files to use for importing. What follows can actually be imported as a song called "Sample Song", but if you read the 'lyrics' it is a tutorial on formatting text files for use in MediaShout for Mac or PC. _(Stanza types can include: verse, chorus, bridge, ending, pre-chorus, tag, intro, alt-ending, refrain, reprise, reading and interlude. Stanzas names must be spelled out (i.e. Verse 1), not abbreviated as v1, etc.)_ Title: Sam...

Exporting and Importing Songs as a Text file on MediaShout for Mac V1.1

**Exporting MediaShout for Mac V1.1 Songs as a Text File** **1. In the song deck, highlight all the songs that need to be exported.** ** 2. Click on the song deck action menu button and choose "Export Songs to > MediaShout Song Text".** ** 3. Name the file and click OK to save it to a location on the computer.** ** Importing a Song Text File into MediaShout for Mac V1.1** **1. In the song deck, click the action menu and choose "Add Songs From File".** ** 2. Find the...

MediaShout for Mac V1.1 + Mac OSX El Capitan and Yosemite

**Please carefully review this article first before taking any action.** **MediaShout for Mac V1.1 is NOT supported on Mac OSX 10.11 (El Capitan) or later. Please do not update if you want to continue using MediaShout for Mac. (updated 9/30/15)** **Mac OSX 10.10 (Yosemite) Users: MediaShout for Mac V1.1.5257 is now available! This fixes all known issues with OS X Yosemite. You can download that file from the following link: MediaShout for Mac V1.1 (https://s3.amazonaws.com/msmac/Setup...

Mac Integrated Video

Mac computers have long been known for their superior graphic capabilities, and most Mac models utilize very good to excellent dedicated video cards with separate video memory. However, in recent years, Apple has begun to follow the PC market in adopting the integrated video that is built into many Intel i-series processors. This has the advantage of cutting costs, power requirements, and space usage, but it does so at the cost of performance. While integrated video is adequate for most general...

MS for Mac V1.1: Packing a Script

Sometimes users need to take a script created on one machine and use it on another computer. This is done by "packaging" the script. This process saves the script file and embeds all the media (pictures, videos, etc.) associated with that script file into the contents of the file. Here are instructions for packaging a script in MS for Mac V1.1: * Go to File > Save As. * Give the script file a name and set the location of where the file will be saved. * Check the box that says "packa...

MS for Mac V1.1: How to Access Bonus Media and Bibles

* In MediaShout for Mac, go to the Tools menu. * Select Resource Manager. * Check the appropriate box to install the desired bibles or media. * Click the Install button.

MS for Mac V1.1 - Remote Control Keystrokes on Mac

Because Mac computers have well defined function keys for specific playback functions, the keyboard shortcuts that MediaShout for Mac uses are different than those used by our Windows software. Unfortunately, some of those shortcuts are not options for use with the PowerPresenter RF remote control that we recommend and many of our customers use. The good news is that Mac OS X allows you to easily customize the keystrokes used by any application, so you can change the keystrokes used by MediaSho...