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31 Jul 2017 03:18 PM  
This initial Production release of SongShow Plus 8.4 dated 07/29/2017 has been posted and is available to users with an 8.4 license. 

The list of new features is available at https://www.songshowplus.com/WhatsNew.

Other 8.4 details can be found in the Version 8.4 support forum.

Note that the production releases of the new mobile control app and SongShow Drive apps for non-Windows platforms are expected in the next few weeks. More information is coming on the new Slide Show Artisan feature. Stay tuned!
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07 Dec 2017 03:35 AM
SSB errors by akins in Version 8.4

The Black-White gradient backgrounds seem to be way off center for:
Swirls; Center out, gradient; center out, ripple; center out, ripple skewed; and right-shading.
They are not at all like what is shown.
Question: Do these only apply if black and white are chosen for the left and right colors?

07 Dec 2017 01:56 AM
RE: On-screen indicator symbol? by akins in Version 8.4

Thanks - for the present the old fashion hand-wave may be the easiest, safest, and all-around best method.
Now if I had something to jog my attention when I need to signal.

06 Dec 2017 02:46 AM
RE: 8.4 Plus 10/31 Update by George in Version 8.4

The 10/31 build of 8.4 is the latest build and would the the one used to update.
The cleanest way to update would be to simply download and install the 10/31 build from the Download Page and install it.

05 Dec 2017 05:20 PM
RE: DMX in SSP by osborn4 in Version 8.4

If your DMX controller can accept MIDI input, theoretically, you could fire a MIDI cue from SSP as an audio file. Of course, your SSP machine will need to have a midi card.

Theoretically.

05 Dec 2017 11:24 AM
Presentation Remote for PowerPoint by jonereb in Version 8.4

I need recommendations for a presentation remote for preachers who use PowerPoint. It needs to have a 100 ft. range and work with a room full of cell phones and wifi interference. My current remote works fine when the room is half full, but with a large crowd, it is completely untrustworthy.

01 Dec 2017 03:19 PM
Slide Show Artisan by dreece in Feature Reviews

With the first preview release of SongShow Plus 8.5 we are introducing the new Slide Show Artisan slide show creation tool. Read more...

01 Dec 2017 01:57 PM
Version 8.5 Preview Release by George in Latest News

The first Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 11/30/2017 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Try out the new Artisan Slide Show Creator!

Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

27 Nov 2017 10:51 AM
RE: SSB: copy background to multiple slides by George in Version 8.4

Hey Dick.  Sorry to hear you are having trouble.

If you contact the support team they can walk through that with you and then if there is a bug or something incorrect in the user guide they can identify that and report it.

Thanks again.

21 Nov 2017 06:02 PM
RE: Delete or change "Display Properties" from list by akins in Version 8.4

Seems to be -- but I haven't checked very far.

13 Nov 2017 06:16 PM
RE: Rebuild Indexes (not responding) by akins in Version 8.4

OK

12 Nov 2017 09:05 AM
RE: iOS 11 Update by Garlesky in Mobile Apps

We users should not have to delay in upgrading our operating software because one app will not work... the road for communication and development goes both ways. If they were telling users about compatibility then the app developers should have had enough pre-warning to re-design for 64 bit and get it deployed. Do you have an ETA when it will be available

10 Nov 2017 08:29 AM
RE: video with audio in a slide show? by akins in Version 8.4

That's what I did, but the video plays without any audio.

09 Nov 2017 10:03 PM
Intel in cahoots with AMD Radeon by osborn4 in The Wave Pool

So, will SSP reevaluate supporting AMD Radeon graphics, with Intel looking at including that for discrete graphics on the chip?  

https://www.cnet.com/news/intel-and-amd-team-up-for-better-graphics-in-super-slim-laptops/






09 Nov 2017 10:00 PM
RE: Can't download songs through songselect by osborn4 in Version 8.4

I just used this Tuesday and it worked fine. I'd call GoFishMedia and talk to support.

09 Nov 2017 09:59 PM
RE: pop ups popping low. by osborn4 in Version 8.4

Good sleuthing. I've pretty much got my sections set the way I need them, but I'll play with it.

09 Nov 2017 09:57 PM
RE: Some forums locked? by osborn4 in The Wave Pool

Yeah. It'd be nice if this just sorta happened automatically. I'll be getting hit by this soon.

09 Nov 2017 09:55 PM
RE: PTG audio chain problem by osborn4 in Version 8.4

Thanks. I'll take a look when I have a chance to test it.

02 Nov 2017 12:16 PM
Version 8.4 Production Release - 10/31/2017 Update by George in Latest News

An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus 8.4 dated 10/31/2017 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Updates in this build of Version 8.4 are: 
  • Update to correct issues with both Audio and Video Chain behavior related to PTG.
    • See details in the support 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 support forum.

02 Nov 2017 12:15 PM
Version 8.4 Production Release UPDATE - 10/31/2017 by George in Version 8.4

An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus version 8.4 dated 10/31/2017 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 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.

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 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:
  • 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

01 Nov 2017 09:50 AM
RE: 8.4 still going to SSP folders rather than correct one! by akins in Version 8.4

If I want to insert an image, video, audio, or web page the default
directory is always "SongShow Folders." I will contact GFM.

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01 Dec 2017 01:57 PM
Version 8.5 Preview Release by George in Latest News

The first Preview release of SongShow Plus 8.5 dated 11/30/2017 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Try out the new Artisan Slide Show Creator!

Details can be found in the Version 8.5 subscriber forum.

02 Nov 2017 12:16 PM
Version 8.4 Production Release - 10/31/2017 Update by George in Latest News

An update to the PRODUCTION release of SongShow Plus 8.4 dated 10/31/2017 has been posted and is available to users with a current subscription. 

Updates in this build of Version 8.4 are: 
  • Update to correct issues with both Audio and Video Chain behavior related to PTG.
    • See details in the support 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 support forum.

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.

 

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