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The Definitive Choice in Live Production Software

Overview

Intuitive, Powerful Live Production Software

Now Anyone Can Present Like a Pro

ProPresenter is a compelling choice for pro-grade live production software, suitable for video mixing, live productions, live broadcasting, and more. And now, with ProPresenter 7, we’ve doubled down on pro-grade video and streaming features, making our latest release a powerful tool in the live production software market.

User-Friendly Interface with Industry-Leading Functionality

User-Friendly Interface with Industry-Leading Functionality

ProPresenter 7 is powerful yet user-friendly, with an intuitive user interface. Despite many advanced features and integrations, getting started with ProPresenter 7 is fast and easy.

WHY PROPRESENTER FOR LIVE PRODUCTION?

 

Seamless Communication with Professional Software and Hardware

ProPresenter 7 is built with professional software and hardware in mind. Support for pro-grade solutions isn’t an add-on or afterthought: it’s core to the app.

ProPresenter is designed for broadcasting main content simultaneously with lower thirds, overlays, user-generated chyrons, graphic bugs, audio, and more. And it can easily handle inputs and outputs over SDI with internal and external keying, NDI, and Syphon. Other standard system display formats, including HDMI and DisplayPort, are also supported.

ProPresenter pulls in content from webcams and virtual inputs, so you can pull live video streaming into your live video productions.

Hardware Encoder Support & Formats


ProPresenter has a long history of Blackmagic hardware support, including a wide range of formats:

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UltraStudio

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DeckLink

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ATEM series

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External PCIe cards in Thunderbolt enclosures

Check out the full list of supported Blackmagic devices here.

ProPresenter works with Bitfocus Companion for control and automation, and just about all the other software you’d use in live production. (think Ableton, Lightkey, and lighting board controls).

Other industry-standard protocols that ProPresenter supports:

  • MIDI control*
  • DMX lighting control
  • AMP
  • CITP
  • GlobalCache
  • RossTalk
  • GVG100
  • Sony BVS
  • Sony BVW
  • VDCP

Video professionals interested in Chroma keying can send ProPresenter’s video content output to a Chroma Key on a video switcher.

For multi-camera setups or screen control systems, ProVideoPlayer, our Mac-based multi-screen media server application offers advanced built-in screen control functionality.

If you’re using pro software and hardware for your video broadcasting and professional live shows, you need a professional presentation solution. You need ProPresenter 7.

* MIDI supported by both Mac and Windows, other communications methods only available on Mac.

Built for Live Shows of Any (Yes, Any) Size

Built for live shows of any size

ProPresenter is the versatile, user-friendly option that’s built for live shows of any size—from small and simple to massive and complex.

 

Here is how ProPresenter accommodates live shows of any size.

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Unlimited video outputs: your hardware is the only limitation.

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Each output can use any combination of seven layers of content.

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Mix and match video input and output resolutions, from SD to 8K and higher, including double and triple-wide screen setups. ProPresenter handles screen scaling and aspect ratio conversions automatically.

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LED wall control: support for mixing multiple display outputs into a video wall (up to 4 x 4).

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Projector edge blending, corner pinning, and sub-pixel accuracy drive highly accurate visuals across a wide range of potential output sizes and resolutions.

ProPresenter is flexible in how and where it sources content. 

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Sync slides, media, and show setup repositories up or down both locally and via your choice of cloud service.

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Imports audio, images, video files in many formats, and media with alpha transparency. You can even import PowerPoint files as jpegs.

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Create macros to simplify show setups, and save and toggle between stage display layouts with just a click or automation.

Advanced Audio Routing

Looking for a solution that supports advanced audio routing? ProPresenter offers up to 16 busses (Pro Channels), independently configurable with whatever inputs and outputs you need. Audio outputs can even be assigned differently for each piece of content or media.

Consider this scenario: You’re running a live production with copyrighted background music. You’ve cleared the rights for your live production, but you either don’t have streaming rights or are concerned that you’ll get flagged for auto-takedown even with the rights.

Using advanced audio routing in ProPresenter, you can send that background music to your in-house feed (and your archival feed) but leave it out of whichever feeds are going out over social media or being used on various streaming platforms.

In ProPresenter, you can output audio over nearly anything, including standard and pro output formats, USB audio interfaces, and virtual devices like Dante Virtual Soundcard.

If your computer can see an audio device, so can ProPresenter — and it can send or receive audio from that device.

Bulletproof Live Streaming

Bulletproof Live Streaming

Why rely on a separate streaming and recording tool or dedicated live streaming software when you have all the professional-grade streaming tools you need already built into ProPresenter?

ProPresenter 7 is the only software solution on the market today using the powerful proprietary streaming protocol from Resi.

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Resi handles variable Internet speeds with ease and can even accommodate a complete Internet blackout for up to two minutes.

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This solution is so effective that you can even recover from somebody physically cutting the Ethernet cable. Simply re-terminate within two minutes, and the audience won’t notice a thing — not even a drop in quality!

Additionally, ProPresenter 7 has built-in output video recording in the following formats:

  • H.264
  • H.265
  • ProRes (up to ProRes 4444 XQ at 60fps)
  • HAP (including HAP Alpha and HAP Q)

Built-in support for multi-camera streaming as well as a wide array of capture cards allows you to stream across one or multiple platforms with a live stream restreaming service, in real-time.

If you’re looking for an alternative to OBS Studio, Streamlabs OBS, or XSplit Broadcaster, vMix, or Lightstream look no further than ProPresenter 7.

Control How You Trigger Items for Content Playback

ProPresenter 7 has a built-in calendar for scheduling content playback. With it, you can trigger items from a calendar, on startup, or even at the click of a button.

Trigger lighting cues either on a schedule or simultaneously with content playback, and use macros to combine a large number of individual actions into a single button or trigger.

You can also set specific content, cues, and actions to trigger upon startup.

 

Control How You Trigger Items for Content Playback

Keep Your Stage Talent and On-Camera Talent Happy and Focused

ProPresenter 7 includes many features geared toward your stage and screen talent. 

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Turn any screen on the network into a confidence monitor with our iPad and tvOS apps.

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Customize stage display streams based on talent needs with the ability to send unlimited unique streams. For example, color and timer-based triggers that automatically communicate to talent when time is running down.

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Remote control apps for iOS and Android support speakers who want control of their own show.

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Support for industry-standard remote control hardware, including DSAN PerfectCue and Logitech R-series.

No matter how professional your stage environment is, you have to be prepared for the occasional guest who brings in a PowerPoint or Keynote show. ProPresenter has you covered there, too, allowing you to import slides from both apps as jpegs for presenting.

Pre-Build Your Shows

Building shows can be complex, and no one wants to wait until the finalized production environment is completely set up to begin.

In ProPresenter, you can set up dummy placeholder outputs so that you can build your show ahead of time. 

  • Eliminate the need to have all the right hardware in place to start building.
  • Preload content layer assignments (or change them automatically, or simultaneously with individual content) with ProPresenter’s Audience Looks.

 

Pre-Build Your Shows

In professional video environments, every pixel matters and there’s no room for error. 

That’s why ProPresenter includes tools for fine-tuning your prebuilt shows, like linked text, guides, and rulers. 

Now there is no more guessing whether something is aligned consistently from slide to slide or hoping that an overlay is properly placed. With ProPresenter, you’ll know with certainty.

 

Pro-Grade Solutions Supported Across Multiple Languages

ProPresenter is the solution of choice for many in live production and streaming thanks to its ideal balance of pro-grade features, robust functionality, and ease of use. It’s a globally relevant solution, too, with localizations available in these languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Norwegian
  • Czech
  • Chinese (simplified)

The Top Choice in Live Production Software

With its ability to seamlessly customize audio, video, and presentation feeds, ProPresenter is the ideal streaming solution for live video productions.

Still on the fence? Check out what ProPresenter has to offer with a fully functional two-week trial. Download our full suite and discover its user-friendly functionality before you commit. To learn more about rental licensing availability, get in touch with our sales team here.

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