logo

Live Production Software Forums


Welcome Guest! To enable all features please Login or Register.

Notification

Icon
Error

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
MarkNF82  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, August 27, 2019 3:30:16 AM(UTC)
MarkNF82

Rank: Advanced Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 12/16/2018(UTC)
Posts: 32
Canada
Location: Newfoundland & Labrador

Thanks: 1 times
Was thanked: 2 time(s) in 2 post(s)
Hi Everyone,

I was wondering if anyone has made a 3rd party program for controlling titles in vMix, similar to a broadcast CG system. The closest I could find was vMixUTC, however I haven't been able to come up with a layout that does this yet.

Most CG systems I've worked with operate by using a combination of page numbers and list views. On each listed item you can assign which graphic layer it will appear on, what type of transition/speed to use and also edit the title template fields. When a item is selected, it displays in a different colour to say it is on air, and selecting it again clears it. Also, each line of the list has a number assigned to it. This allows the operator to quickly access a graphic and put it to air or use a mouse/keyboard to scroll through the list. You can also group items to assign different colours to them, or play as a list.

The reason for asking this was that I noticed a company using vMix for everything other than titles. Instead, they used an external broadcast graphics system just for the interface, even though they could have easily used vMix for the whole production.

I have attached a screen shot from a CG system. This is an old example, however still similar to how most modern systems operate.

Thanks

sequence.jpg (90kb) downloaded 3 time(s).
JAIRODJ  
#2 Posted : Wednesday, August 28, 2019 3:05:06 AM(UTC)
JAIRODJ

Rank: Advanced Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 9/1/2015(UTC)
Posts: 93
Man
Location: Ecuador

Was thanked: 12 time(s) in 8 post(s)
I had thought about that possibility, but vmix doesn't have CG LIST and put it in suggestions

https://forums.vmix.com/...131-CG-List-for-graphics
Joeboe  
#3 Posted : Friday, November 29, 2019 4:37:03 PM(UTC)
Joeboe

Rank: Advanced Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 4/16/2017(UTC)
Posts: 263
Location: jamaica

Thanks: 31 times
Was thanked: 12 time(s) in 12 post(s)
If you are using the same template, all you need to do is click on the "+" at the bottom of the page, then create another ritle, and you can have a list ...That is what I do, and all I have to do is open the title editor, and select the one i need, and I am ready to overlay.....
avsoundguy  
#4 Posted : Sunday, December 1, 2019 1:24:04 AM(UTC)
avsoundguy

Rank: Advanced Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 10/26/2016(UTC)
Posts: 47

Thanks: 97 times
Was thanked: 4 time(s) in 3 post(s)
You can also assign shortcuts to go to the next or previous title preset
Joeboe  
#5 Posted : Sunday, December 1, 2019 11:05:06 AM(UTC)
Joeboe

Rank: Advanced Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 4/16/2017(UTC)
Posts: 263
Location: jamaica

Thanks: 31 times
Was thanked: 12 time(s) in 12 post(s)
Sure...that is how I do mine....I use this method all the timeI do the same with videos....instead of having a lot of clips, I create a play list, and select the clip I want to play.....less input windows to worry about
JAIRODJ  
#6 Posted : Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:15:20 AM(UTC)
JAIRODJ

Rank: Advanced Member

Groups: Registered
Joined: 9/1/2015(UTC)
Posts: 93
Man
Location: Ecuador

Was thanked: 12 time(s) in 8 post(s)
At least I and I think that the author of this topic also does not refer to using the same
template and adding data, but to the use of different CG (designs), and accessing them from
a list without having to add one to one to vmix , what it generates are more entries.
Something similar to videolist, choose one (edit the CG data, etc.) and send it to the air.
Users browsing this topic
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.