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07 Jan 2016 11:43 AM  
The purpose of this forum was to discuss issues related to SongShow Plus and compatibility with Windows 8.x.

This process has been completed and therefore this forum has been closed and locked. It will remain visible for reference purposes.

Any future issues related to Windows 8.x compatibility issues will be handled in the appropriate SongShow Plus version forums or by contacting the support team.

Thank You for using SongShow Plus
- GEORGE

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13 Aug 2018 03:11 PM
RE: Now What? by akins in The Wave Pool

Thanks for the replies. BTW, Gary, I'm 6 posts (now 7, I guess) ahead of you. Probably only Joel is ahead of us!

31 Jul 2018 01:23 PM
Version 8.5 Candidate Release - 07/30/2018 UPDATE by George in Latest News

The initial Candidate release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 07/30/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

This update enables the normal activation process for 8.5.

Try out the new PowerPoint Tools!
Try out the new Preview Display!
Try out the new Slide Show Artisan!

SongShow Plus version 8.5 is now feature locked.  If you have not looked at it yet please do so now to prepare for migration and provide any feedback.

Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

20 Jul 2018 12:38 PM
Version 8.5 Preview Release - 07/18/2018 UPDATE by George in Latest News

The latest update to the Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 07/18/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

This update has several bug fixes.

Try out the new PowerPoint Tools!
Try out the new Preview Display!
Try out the new Slide Show Artisan!

SongShow Plus version 8.5 is nearing feature lock so if you have not looked at it yet please do so now and provide any feedback.

Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

13 Jul 2018 12:09 PM
Version 8.5 Preview Release - 07/12/2018 UPDATE by George in Latest News

The latest update to the Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 07/12/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Try out the new PowerPoint Tools!
Try out the new Preview Display!
Try out the new Slide Show Artisan!

SongShow Plus version 8.5 is nearing feature lock so if you have not looked at it yet please do so now and provide any feedback.

Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

06 Jul 2018 01:48 PM
Version 8.5 Preview Release - 06/28/2018 UPDATE by George in Latest News

The latest update to the Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 06/28/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Try out the new Preview Display!
Try out the new Slide Show Artisan!

SongShow Plus version 8.5 is nearing feature lock so if you have not looked at it yet please do so now and provide any feedback.

Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

02 Jul 2018 10:13 AM
RE: 8.4 Shutting Down by George in Version 8.4

Just to clarify - is the application (SSP 8.4) shutting down or is the system shutting down?  

Did you have prior installs of 8.4 that did not behave this way or was this your first 8.4 install?

In any case, you should contact the support team so that they can take a look at this.

02 Jul 2018 10:09 AM
RE: Stage Monitor Settings by George in Version 8.4

You can set independent Slide Properties for the Stage monitor, which does include margin settings.  My guess is the if you have less real estate on the Stage monitor then you probably want to make sure the Shrink to Fit option is selected for the Stage monitor - this will make sure the text fits as expected.

If you need additional guidance on this contact the support team for a walk through. 

22 Jun 2018 09:33 AM
RE: uicjk List by George in Version 8.4

OK - Glad this will work for you.

A few things to keep in mind for the Quick List:
  1. There is only one Quick List per display - you don't save them like programs. 
  2. The Quick List loads every time you launch SongShow Plus.
  3. Related to #2 -- If you add something to the Quick List but then change the source material outside of SongShow Plus, it can cause issues with SongShow Plus starting correctly.

14 Jun 2018 05:09 PM
Version 8.5 Preview Release - 06/07/2018 UPDATE by George in Latest News

The latest update to the Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 06/07/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Try out the new Slide Show Artisan!

SongShow Plus version 8.5 is nearing feature lock so if you have not looked at it yet please do so now and provide any feedback.

Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

09 Jun 2018 11:07 AM
Control SSP with Abelton Live through MIDI by agathon in Version 8.4

Hello group,

I was wondering if anyone was possibly able to control SSP through MIDI commands from something like Abelton Live?  Currently at my church, the worship leader uses Abelton Live with MIDI to send out light cues to our DMX system.  I'm also wondering if it is possible to do so with lyrics in SSP where Abelton Live sends out cues to an SSP machine with MIDI to change the slides automatically.

Thanks.

08 Jun 2018 02:38 PM
Asus Zenbook Pro by osborn4 in The Wave Pool

How cool would it be to be able to have the improv screen on the touchpad display on this thing?

https://www.cnet.com/pictures/asus-zenbook-pros-trackpad-is-also-a-touchscreen/4/

07 Jun 2018 10:16 PM
Feature Preview: Slide Show Sub-themes by dreece in Feature Reviews

SongShow Plus 8.0 introduced the capability to have multiple slide property themes within a single slide show. Version 8.5 adds to that feature the capability to now have sub-themes. Read more...

06 Jun 2018 12:59 PM
Version 8.4 Production Release - 06/04/2018 Update by George in Latest News

An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus 8.4 dated 06/04/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Updates in this build of Version 8.4 are: 
  • Fixed SSL problem that was affecting the activation process.
    Try out the new SongShow Plus 8.4 Features!
      NEW - SongShow Drive
      NEW - Audio Chains
      NEW - Online Services Selector
      NEW - WMV Video Playback Improvements 
      NEW - Windows 10/PowerPoint improvements
      NEW - Improved Mobile Control App
      NEW - Package to Go Enhancements

    Details can be found in the Version 8.4 support forum.

    06 Jun 2018 12:56 PM
    Version 8.4 Production Release UPDATE - 06/04/2018 by George in Version 8.4

    An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus version 8.4 dated 06/04/2018 is now available from the Downloads page on the SongShow Plus site.  You must have a current subscription and be logged in to the SongShow Plus site to get this download. 

    If you have any issues with this production release, please contact the support team for assistance.  You can also discuss issues in this forum but this may delay assistance.

    Updates in this build of Version 8.4 are: 
    • Fixed SSL problem that was affecting activation processes.

    New features of Version 8.4 are:

    NEW - SongShow Drive
    • Collaborate Better - New integrated cloud storage solution in SongShow Plus allows file sharing between two or more machines.
    • User Friendly App allows for local and cloud file browsing and sharing in one place.
    • App allows for file management on both local and cloud
      • Add, Delete, Move, Upload and Download content.
    NEW - Audio Chains
    • Extend Audio Use - New feature allows user to create a chain of audio files.
    • These audio chains can be applied the same way as individual audio files.
    • This can be found in the Audio Tracks menus:
      • Creator
      • Package Restore
      • Also in the Send To... menus
    NEW - Online Services Selector
    • Eliminate Menu Clutter - New feature allows user to manage the appearance of the Online Services for 3rd Parties.
    • Change settings to only showing the services that you use.
    • Under Settings > Online Services...
      • NOTE: Due to an announced but incomplete change to the Dropbox platform, support for Dropbox as an SSP Online Service has been discontinued until further notice.
    NEW - WMV Video Playback Improvements 
    • Improved Playback - Update to address a recurring WMV video playback issue with corrupt videos.
    • This correction addresses the issue documented in KB TS223.

    NEW - Windows 10/PowerPoint improvements
    • Better PowerPoint Behavior - Changes to address some of the Windows 10 1607 build PowerPoint issues.
    • This correction addresses the issue documented in KB TS285.
      • If you had employed the workaround of disabling high-end graphics to use PowerPoint, this update will allow you to re-enable it.
      • Follow the steps in KB TS292 to re-enable high-end graphics.
    • Improved Windows 10 Support
    New - Improved Mobile Control App
    • Take Control of All Displays - This new app will allow the control of all enabled displays rather than just the primary Display.
    • This new app provides three mobile control functions for SongShow Plus: Remote Control, Current Program Control, and Stage Monitor. 
    • Android - You can download the new SongShow Mobile Control app from the Google Play Store at this link or search the Google Play Store for "SongShow Mobile Control" on your device. Android version 4.0 and up are supported.
    • iOS - You can download the new SongShow Mobile Control app from the App Store by searching for "SongShow Mobile Control" on your device. 64 bit devices with iOS version 8 and up are supported.
    NEW - Package to Go Enhancements
    • Transport Easier - The addition of the "Send To..." menu option makes Package To Go easier
      • Package Slide Shows right from the SongShow Plus media panel
    • Package options added for individual media
      • Songs
      • Video Chains
    Look for additional details on these features to follow in the blog.

    Additional Bug fixes and improvements are also included: 
    • Fixed SSL problem that was affecting SongSelect and Shift Worship - possibly other services.
    • Fixed various problems with SongShow Mobile Control support. (Update to the SongShow Mobile Control app is also required)
    • Fixed minor problem in the Program Panel menu.
    • Minor update for Artisan menu item directing users to SSP 8.5.
    • Update to correct issues with both Audio and Video Chain behavior related to PTG.
      • Audio Chain content now included as expected in Slide Show and Program PTG.
      • Video Chain content now included as expected in Slide Show and Program PTG.
      • Audio Chain Package file now recognized by system and will open in the Package Restore Utility when double clicked.
      • Video Chain Package file now recognized by system and will open in the Package Restore Utility when double clicked.
    • Update to support new website feature - Account Details
      • The new "Your Account" page on the SongShow Plus website gives users additional details on their SongShow Plus account.
      • Users can more easily view status and organizational information.
      • Users can, at a glance, view the features and plugins that they have available.
      • Users can easily purchase additional features and plugins from this area.
      • Users can update contact information themselves.
    • Corrected Catastrophic failure that occurred on some system configurations when a program with media files was opened. 
    • Corrected YouTube playback issues caused by YouTube site changes.
      • This was presented as a "Flash-embedded videos are no longer supported" error.  The update corrects this.
    • Corrected image embedding in a song file as background error.
      • Embedding song image file was not being saved - this has been corrected.
      • NOTE: Large embedded images can slow down presentation of content due to time for extraction on the fly. Linking is preferred.
    • Corrected Program PTG issue where Slide Show content was not included.
      • PTG of programs did work but content inside the Slide Shows added to the program were lost.
    • Online Services - Removed Dropbox option due to changes in Dropbox platform.
      • Due to an announced but incomplete change to the Dropbox platform, support for Dropbox as an SSP Online Service has been discontinued in this build.
      • Future support of Dropbox in SongShow Plus is unknown at this time.
    • Accommodated a change made by Shift Worship which broke SSP's access to the service
    • Corrections to Chromex and Color Search
    • Improvements to ordering of Planning Center Online plans
    • Enhanced startup error messaging
    • Bible Search improvements
    • Other bug fixes

    Thank You for your interest in SongShow Plus

    31 May 2018 08:58 AM
    RE: SSB: copy background to multiple slides by akins in Version 8.4

    After a 1/2 hour with GFM, we finally got it figured out.
    Turns out that all items (like backgrounds) selected on
    an individual slide have priority over the same item
    selected via themes. This makes some sense, but wasn't
    obvious to either GFM or me! Removing the standard
    copy/paste options for backgrounds was a mistake in
    my opinion. It is so much simpler for most tasks and is
    something everyone understands, but is not likely to
    be activated.

    31 May 2018 08:02 AM
    RE: Reusing SlideShows via Save As causes file size increase by akins in Version 8.4

    Also I don't embed anything - I have exactly the same files in the
    same locations on my home workstation and church projection computer.
    That way it's easy to copy programs back and forth.

    29 May 2018 08:46 AM
    RE: Mobile Control update with 5/22 SSP update? by George in Version 8.4

    OK - I see.  The auto update from the app store would be in your local settings and certainly would update when they become available if you have that set.  For our part, the last update to MC was on 3/14 and there have been no changes since then to MC.  The recent update to SSP had no changes related to the app. 

    Hopefully that answers your question.

    24 May 2018 01:39 PM
    Version 8.5 Preview Release - 05/22/2018 UPDATE by George in Latest News

    The latest update to the Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 05/22/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

    Try out the new Slide Show Artisan!

    Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

    23 May 2018 06:55 PM
    RE: Version 8.4 Production Release UPDATE - 05/22/2018 by osborn4 in Version 8.4

    Would the android app have automatically updated?

    (new post made for this discussion)

    23 May 2018 01:03 PM
    Version 8.4 Production Release - 05/22/2018 Update by George in Latest News

    An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus 8.4 dated 05/22/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

    Updates in this build of Version 8.4 are: 
    • Fixed SSL problem that was affecting SongSelect and Shift Worship - possibly other services.
      Try out the new SongShow Plus 8.4 Features!
        NEW - SongShow Drive
        NEW - Audio Chains
        NEW - Online Services Selector
        NEW - WMV Video Playback Improvements 
        NEW - Windows 10/PowerPoint improvements
        NEW - Improved Mobile Control App for Android
        NEW - Package to Go Enhancements

      Details can be found in the Version 8.4 support forum.

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      31 Jul 2018 01:23 PM
      Version 8.5 Candidate Release - 07/30/2018 UPDATE by George in Latest News

      The initial Candidate release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 07/30/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

      This update enables the normal activation process for 8.5.

      Try out the new PowerPoint Tools!
      Try out the new Preview Display!
      Try out the new Slide Show Artisan!

      SongShow Plus version 8.5 is now feature locked.  If you have not looked at it yet please do so now to prepare for migration and provide any feedback.

      Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

      20 Jul 2018 12:38 PM
      Version 8.5 Preview Release - 07/18/2018 UPDATE by George in Latest News

      The latest update to the Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 07/18/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

      This update has several bug fixes.

      Try out the new PowerPoint Tools!
      Try out the new Preview Display!
      Try out the new Slide Show Artisan!

      SongShow Plus version 8.5 is nearing feature lock so if you have not looked at it yet please do so now and provide any feedback.

      Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

      13 Jul 2018 12:09 PM
      Version 8.5 Preview Release - 07/12/2018 UPDATE by George in Latest News

      The latest update to the Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 07/12/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

      Try out the new PowerPoint Tools!
      Try out the new Preview Display!
      Try out the new Slide Show Artisan!

      SongShow Plus version 8.5 is nearing feature lock so if you have not looked at it yet please do so now and provide any feedback.

      Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

      06 Jul 2018 01:48 PM
      Version 8.5 Preview Release - 06/28/2018 UPDATE by George in Latest News

      The latest update to the Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 06/28/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

      Try out the new Preview Display!
      Try out the new Slide Show Artisan!

      SongShow Plus version 8.5 is nearing feature lock so if you have not looked at it yet please do so now and provide any feedback.

      Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

      14 Jun 2018 05:09 PM
      Version 8.5 Preview Release - 06/07/2018 UPDATE by George in Latest News

      The latest update to the Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 06/07/2018 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

      Try out the new Slide Show Artisan!

      SongShow Plus version 8.5 is nearing feature lock so if you have not looked at it yet please do so now and provide any feedback.

      Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

       

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