Video Output Device

Device - Video Output Device are device allowing to send video stream out of Smode

Common Video Output Device represent screens arranged on the OS desktop, but can also be output texture or network stream.
To configure a video output, go inside preferences (F11) and select the video output here.
Now apply the changes and eventually reopen preferences in order to have access to the full parameters of the output :



It is here that you will any kind of output, such as Configure Spout How to configure Spout Input and Spout Output Read More
You can also directly choose here on which screen you want your output to be :


You can also check Configure the Video Output Display your content on output monitors Read More for further details of the process.
In order to be working video outputs need to be enabled with the Enable Output Enable/Disable Video Outputs Read More button.
Use the [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[Alt]+[W] shortcut in order to disable video outputs, in case you did wrongly configure them.

Remove watermark

Whether you see this problem in your devices
or this one in your video outputs;

it means that you have to add the requested number of IO Channel Remove watermark on inputs and outputs channels Read More to your device.

Parameters to all Video Output Devices

  • Signal Monitor (Video Signal Monitor) : This allow to display a custom kind of test pattern over the video output device this also allow to freeze the output picture This can be useful when content modification must be done without modifying diffused content. This is also available with the Pause button of the main Smode toolbar.
  • Fit Mode (Fit Mode) : Fitting mode of the document content in the video output device
  • Fit Position (2D Position) : Fitting position of the document content in thevideo output device
  • Resolution (Image Resolution) : Resolution of the video output device in pixels
  • Gamma Value (Gamma Value) : Gamma curve exponent of the video output device

CATALOG

Standard Output - Configure a standard output. This is the one to use for displaying output on a second monitor

Spout Output - Send video stream to Spout (check : Configure Spout How to configure Spout Input and Spout Output Read More )

Syphon Output - Send video stream through Syphon

DMX Output - Legacy DMX screens system

NDI Output - Send video output into NDI

10 bits Color Output - Enable 10 Bit support for the Standard Output Configure a standard output. This is the one to use for displaying output on a second monitor Read More

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