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Version 8.4 Version 8.4
This forum is for those who have questions about using SongShow Plus 8.4
25 40 RE: New Song Popup
by yehoshua
13 Oct 2017 12:36 PM
Version 8.3 Version 8.3
This forum is for those who have questions about using SongShow Plus 8.3.
59 218 RE: SSB slide background:...
by Dick Akins
09 Sep 2017 08:55 AM
Version 8.2 Version 8.2
This forum is for those who have questions about using SongShow Plus 8.2
77 228 RE: Corrupted File??
by Dick Akins
21 Sep 2017 03:56 PM
Version 8.1 Version 8.1
This forum is for those who have questions about using SongShow Plus 8.1
69 237 Strange Behavior
by Yagabu
29 May 2016 10:34 AM
Version 8.0 Version 8.0
This forum is for those who have questions about using SongShow Plus 8.0
207 848 RE: Upgrading songshow pl...
by George Taylor
10 Feb 2017 01:15 PM
Version 7 Version 7
This forum is for those who have questions about using SongShow Plus 7.
2099 11049 RE: Missing Most of our D...
by TheTab
13 Nov 2016 11:12 AM
Version 5.5 Version 5.5
This forum is for those who have questions about using SongShow Plus 5.5. Participants are free to post questions and respond to questions posted by others.
247 1518 RE: Plu-ins:stage message
by Gary Presley
14 Aug 2013 02:47 PM
Mobile Apps Mobile Apps
This forum is for those who have questions specifically about using the SongShow Plus Mobile Apps.
14 31 RE: iOS 11 Update
by George Taylor
10 Oct 2017 12:41 PM
Tips & Tricks Tips & Tricks
Got a clever idea? Let's hear it! If you have found new or interesting ways to use SSP or associated applications, share with the community! And perhaps you'll even learn an interesting trick or two yourself.
123 773 RE: New dream laptop
by Joel Osborn
27 Jan 2017 06:22 AM
The Wave Pool The Wave Pool
The place to enjoy the company (and wisdom) of those around you. Feel free to discuss anything - from church worship styles to the migration patterns of the green tree frog. The pool is now open.
254 1097 RE: Android apps
by vondes
09 Jun 2017 04:59 AM
Windows 10 Windows 10
This forum is for discussions on issues related specifically to using SongShow Plus on Windows 10.
12 40 RE: Windows 10 Update
by Joel Osborn
14 Apr 2017 10:08 AM
Windows 8 Windows 8
This forum is for discussions on issues related specifically to using SongShow Plus on Windows 8.
13 59 Forum Closed
by George Taylor
07 Jan 2016 11:43 AM
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13 Oct 2017 12:36 PM
RE: New Song Popup by yehoshua in Version 8.4

Try this; it works with some other windows programs:

Move the dialogue box to the correct monitor (you can often use 'Win' + '←' or 'Win' + '→' to move it between monitors, if it's active).

Then, while holding down 'Ctrl' on the keyboard, click the '×' to close the window. This will often save that window location.

10 Oct 2017 12:41 PM
RE: iOS 11 Update by George in Mobile Apps

A replacement for the presenter app (SongShow Mobile Control) has been built and already deployed for Android. We are attempting to get it deployed for iOS 11 but have encountered difficulties that have delayed this process.
 
The problem with the older Presenter app is that iOS 11 dropped support for all 32-bit apps.
 
It is our understanding that Apple provided ample warning to users that iOS 11 would not support 32-bit apps as well as tools to check apps to see if they would be compatible before updating to iOS 11.
 
It also appears that there is no supported method to rollback iOS 11 to an earlier version.

06 Oct 2017 08:25 AM
RE: Deprecating backup within program? Why? by akins in Version 8.4

Thanks for the clarification -- I should pick "Songs" instead of "SongShow Plus Database" -- got it

04 Oct 2017 05:11 PM
Version 8.4 Production Release - 10/03/2017 Update by George in Latest News

An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus 8.4 dated 10/03/2017 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Updates in this build of Version 8.4 are: 
  • Update to support new website feature - "Your Account" Details
    • See details in the subscriber forum.
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 subscriber forum.

04 Oct 2017 05:11 PM
Version 8.4 Production Release UPDATE - 10/03/2017 by George in Version 8.4

An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus version 8.4 dated 10/03/2017 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: 
  • 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.

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...
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 for Android
  • 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. 
  • 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.
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:
  • 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

29 Sep 2017 03:18 PM
RE: Package to go not working correctly by osborn4 in Version 8.4

Thank you! I just confirmed that this does work again.

22 Sep 2017 01:17 PM
Version 8.4 Production Release - 09/20/2017 Update by George in Latest News

An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus 8.4 dated 09/20/2017 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Updates in this build of Version 8.4 are: 
  • 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.
  • Corrected image embedding in a song file as background error.
  • Corrected Program PTG issue where Slide Show content was not included.
  • Online Services - Removed Dropbox option due to changes in Dropbox platform.
  • Various minor bug fixes.

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 subscriber forum.

22 Sep 2017 01:16 PM
Version 8.4 Production Release UPDATE - 09/20/2017 by George in Version 8.4

An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus version 8.4 dated 09/20/2017 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: 
  • 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.
  • Various minor bug fixes.

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...
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 for Android
  • 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. 
  • 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.
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:
  • 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

21 Sep 2017 03:56 PM
RE: Corrupted File?? by akins in Version 8.2

Probably need to contact GoFish Media for help 208-639-3950 so that they can actually take a peek at you machine.

20 Sep 2017 02:35 PM
RE: Add audio to a video by George in Version 8.4

Currently, there is not a way to do this directly, like the option to set an audio track for a song.

You may get acceptable results by inserting the video as a slideshow slide and setting an audio track to that slide.  
You may have issues with timing so if it needs to be very precise, this may not work for you.

I tried this and it worked out pretty well.  You may run into issues if the new audio is a different length than the old audio.

19 Sep 2017 04:35 PM
RE: Powerpoint import by George in Version 8.4

Yes.

The "convert" process does capture the images from the PPT and embed them is the slideshow that is created.

15 Sep 2017 02:16 PM
RE: BUG: Win 10 menu won't show after using SSP 8.4 by George in Version 8.4

Thanks Gary - I fixed my typo - It should have been Task MGR instead of device mgr...

09 Sep 2017 04:49 PM
An inane question? by akins in Version 8.4

There are 30 smileys to the right of this test box. What are they for? I've tried everything I know to put one
here in the text box without avail. The only thing I can use is the pull-down from the menu above .
What am I doing wrong?

Yes, I know this isn't the place for a question like this, but I couldn't find that either

09 Sep 2017 08:55 AM
RE: SSB slide background: searching, searching, searching!!! by akins in Version 8.3

Well, I thought this was an easy way around the problem, but I was wrong! Today I'm trying to make the announcements slide for the service
and when I try to add a video it goes to C:\ and searching, searching, searching. Unfortunately, every button on the search screen is deactivated and
the Task Manager is the only way out. So with this wonderful program I'm left not being able to display the video desired. Hopefully, I will have time to download
vs. 8.4 and see if this, very, very obvious bug has been fixed.

07 Sep 2017 08:59 AM
RE: Text & image boxes not moving properly in SSB by akins in Version 8.3

Eureka! Problem solved. Thanks, George; I didn't even know "preferences" existed.l

01 Sep 2017 02:47 PM
RE: DAX Error by osborn4 in Version 8.3

when we have this problem, I've found if I select the item I want to set the background in the program panel and then, in the data panel, navigate to the image or video you want to use, right click and select set as background for current item, that avoids the DAX error. Of course, that doesn't help if you want to do a layered background.

Cleaning out the images and video directories in my SSP folder has eliminated those problems for me.

01 Sep 2017 02:42 PM
RE: SongSelect by osborn4 in Version 8.4

My volunteers have reported problems, back under 8.3, but I haven't and they haven't been able to recreate them nor explain them other than "it doesn't work consistently". So I'm not sure what's going on.

29 Aug 2017 06:52 AM
RE: Unable to create new base session by royalones in Version 8.4

I am not sure. I'll inquire and double check my machine. I thought we had set up to notify of updates but no downloads or installs until we choose to.

24 Aug 2017 06:45 PM
Update to SongShow Drive in SongShow Plus is available by George in Latest News

An update to SongShow Drive has been made and will automatically install in SongShow Plus the next time that SongShow Drive is launched.

From the main toolbar in SongShow Plus select Tools > SongShow Drive and it will check for updates automatically.

24 Aug 2017 06:40 PM
Initial Release - SongShow Drive Mobile App for Android by George in Latest News

Announcing the initial release of SongShow Drive for Android

The SongShow Drive App Provides the capability to access the SongShow Drive service from your Android mobile device or tablet. This app lets you upload files from your Android device to your SongShow Drive storage and also download files to your Android device.
A current SongShow Drive subscription is necessary to use the app.

Snap pictures or videos on the fly and send them to SongShow Drive for use in SongShow Plus!

You can download this app for free from the Google Play Store today and give it a try.

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04 Oct 2017 05:11 PM
Version 8.4 Production Release - 10/03/2017 Update by George in Latest News

An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus 8.4 dated 10/03/2017 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Updates in this build of Version 8.4 are: 
  • Update to support new website feature - "Your Account" Details
    • See details in the subscriber forum.
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 subscriber forum.

22 Sep 2017 01:17 PM
Version 8.4 Production Release - 09/20/2017 Update by George in Latest News

An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus 8.4 dated 09/20/2017 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Updates in this build of Version 8.4 are: 
  • 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.
  • Corrected image embedding in a song file as background error.
  • Corrected Program PTG issue where Slide Show content was not included.
  • Online Services - Removed Dropbox option due to changes in Dropbox platform.
  • Various minor bug fixes.

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 subscriber forum.

24 Aug 2017 06:45 PM
Update to SongShow Drive in SongShow Plus is available by George in Latest News

An update to SongShow Drive has been made and will automatically install in SongShow Plus the next time that SongShow Drive is launched.

From the main toolbar in SongShow Plus select Tools > SongShow Drive and it will check for updates automatically.

24 Aug 2017 06:40 PM
Initial Release - SongShow Drive Mobile App for Android by George in Latest News

Announcing the initial release of SongShow Drive for Android

The SongShow Drive App Provides the capability to access the SongShow Drive service from your Android mobile device or tablet. This app lets you upload files from your Android device to your SongShow Drive storage and also download files to your Android device.
A current SongShow Drive subscription is necessary to use the app.

Snap pictures or videos on the fly and send them to SongShow Drive for use in SongShow Plus!

You can download this app for free from the Google Play Store today and give it a try.

09 Aug 2017 05:09 PM
Version 8.4 Production Release - 08/09/2017 Update by George in Latest News

An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus 8.4 dated 08/09/2017 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Updates in this build of Version 8.4 are: 
  • Accommodated a change made by Shift Worship which broke SSP's access to the service.
  • Various minor bug fixes.

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 subscriber forum.

 

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