Overall: I have been with mediashout since version 4 was in service. Our development team uses feedback from reviews like this and input on our User Forum to guide them in changing the future builds and versions of MediaShout, so hearing the good and the bad is critical. This keeps your pages split as you want, regardless of changes to text size or text boxes for instance. I am not thrilled with the past licensing model that at times necessitated having to potentially purchase a new license if a computer crashed. It appears all the support personnel also are Media Shout users in their local church. Overall: Overall, MediaShout was a great addition to our church software arsenal, adding a new level of engagement by removing distracting visual elements that can detract from worship services and prevent congregations from entering into worship. Program description MediaShout program is created by MediaComplete corporation as a program that offers the special features and services on the computer, it aims at providing the effective and convenient use of computer, and people can find its more information from the official website of the developer www.
Even those are rare, it does get annoying if that happens during service. Cons: The system sometimes freezes during service. Have an instantaneous, while you are typing, full text search, in all your songs, even thousands. To view the free images at full size click on the graphic to the left. Although the MediaShout customer service is top notch and the support they offer is the best service around, I do wish their user forum was a bit more active. We needed to be able to remind the choir that a solo was coming up, or there was a key change about to occur or the next phrase had a rest on beat one coming up. We are able to accomplish all of our projection from one central software solution Pros: I grew up using this software to run media for our church.
It's like a product I never seen though I've been a customer for 15 years. However, our support staff was available on that Saturday from 11am-11pm and on Sunday from 7am-11am. VideoPsalm also offers a Mac skin under Windows. Cons: Media Shout 6 was, for me, a major leap from Media Shout 5 which I was used to coming from a Media Shout 4 user. Cons: It doesn't have all the fancy options that ProPresenter has. I'm a life customer with MediaShout and would not hesitate to recommend it to other people. Prepare your presentation on your 16:9 aspect ratio screen, while previewing it at a 4:3 aspect ratio, like it is at church.
We fully believe we are the most accessible presentation software for any church, regardless of size or technical skill level. The key is to stay aligned with the 16:9 ratio to avoid distortion. Whether you utilize all of the great features or only have time to create a simple Worship presentation, Media Shout proves to be much more user friendly and cost effective than Power Point or other affordable presentation software. It is also easy to navigate to use on multiple monitors, screens, and outputs. The general size of the program is 56. Compatibility All downloadable content on Christian Backgrounds is in jpeg or PowerPoint format as indicated and built at a resolution of 1024x768. Our passtion is to provide a program that is easy to use and functional for the church.
If necessary, you can contact us via the. To display a specific slide, click its thumbnail. But since the monitors for the choir displays any text on the slide regardless of size or coloring , it displays the notes on the choir display and not on the congregation display. The Intended Resolution that is set needs to match the resolution of the Main Display on the computer on which you are presenting. Vendor Response by Wordsmith on August 27, 2018 Thank you so much for your review! Secondly I love that I can edit the presentation on the fly and live. I went through all the different setup screens and there was only one control that let me change the resolution, but Mediashout refuses to do anything besides 1280x720 to the displays, even though Windows will happily output a 1080p signal.
Therefore, if you want to completely uninstall MediaShout, you will need a professional third party uninstaller to help you get rid of all of associated registries and other stubborn files. Pros: The program is very easy to use and covers all our needs as a church. Cons: The learning curve from MediaShout 5 to MediaShout 6 was pretty steep. If this is the case, you can import things like audio files on their own by dragging and dropping them into your MediaShout presentation from Windows Explorer. Cons: If you don't stay up to date with the most recent versions it can be very difficult to update songs, features to later versions of the product. If all you want is three displays you could easily get by with a 6750 which takes far less power.
Having used Media shout for many years the main work bench has changed too many times and not always for the best. Overall: The software is built and designed for churches. Store your songs into songbooks. I had to completely redo the service using Powerpoint on Saturday. After a lot of questions on my part, I got very detailed, precise and easy to follow instructions from the technical support team that allowed my videos to be played easily and with great resolution. Overall, it was a great success for a small church doing it on our own, with no prior experience.
The operation of the software is quite simple and easy to use once you have a handle on how it works. Depending on your situation, the extra money might be worth it. Our third party software company pushed out an update unrelated to any MediaShout functions or features that created this issue in May. Customer Service is excellent and their training sessions is extremely helpful. And no more needless distractions created by displaying vastly differing backgrounds. Vendor Response by Wordsmith on June 08, 2018 Hey Alwin, Thank you for the review! We have reached out to this user multiple times since this post and will continue to because that is our heart and commitment to the church.