Training Videos: SSP 9

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  • Activating SSP

    • Converting SSP from Evaluation to Projection (1:32)
      Converting a free evaluation license to a purchased projection license.
    • Evaluation Activation Process (2:19)
      This video demonstrates how to activate SSP for a 30 day free trial.
    • Creating A New Workstation License (1:39)
      This video demonstrates how to create and use a new workstation license for activating SSP.
    • Offline Activation Process (1:23)
      This process allows you to activate SSP without an Internet connection.
    • Switching To A Different License (1:11)
      Converting your SSP software activation to a different license on your account.
    • Re-using A License (1:27)
      This video shows how to re-use an existing license that has already been used to activate SSP.
    • Deactivating A License (1:24)
      How to deactivate SSP before making modifications to your computer or activating a new one.
    • Online Activation Process – Projection (3:04)
      This video covers a walkthrough of the various projection license activation options.
    • Online Activation Process – Workstation (4:20)
      This video covers a walkthrough of the various workstation license activation options.
    • New Computer – Transferring SSP (4:35)
      This video explains transferring SSP and its related files to another computer.
  • Basic Introduction

    • Introduction To Slide Builder (4:33)
      Creating a slide show offers three advantages over presenting individual media items.
    • Creating A Basic Service Program (2:43)
      A demonstration of how to create a simple SSP program.
    • Package To Go (2:10)
      This video shows how to create a program on one computer and present it on another.
    • Understanding the Fundamentals (4:47)
      This video explains some of the basic concepts of SSP.
    • Importing Media Files (5:03)
      This video covers importing files into SSP.
    • Slide Properties Overview (4:52)
      This video shows how and where you can adjust the settings for your slides in SSP.
    • Presenter Window Overview (2:09)
      This video gives an overview of the SSP interface and describes the functions of the panels.
    • Presenter Window Tips (3:37)
      This video shows how to rearrange the layout of the SSP UI.
  • Display Settings

    • Adjusting Slide Properties for Each Display (2:35)
      Adjust the output asthetics of each of your display outputs.
    • Enabling Multiple Presentation Outputs (3:19)
      Present multiple pieces of information at the same time on different screens.
    • Using Preview As A Media Tech Prompter (3:21)
      How to use the Preview feature as a prompt for the media operator.
    • Embedding a Display Window (1:30)
      Using an embedded display window output to replicate a projector.
    • NDI Output (3:32)
      This video demonstrates the virtual output capability of SSP9 Ultra Edition.
    • Overview of Display Settings (4:03)
      This video covers a brief explanation of the SSP display settings.
    • Preview Display Settings (3:26)
      How to enable a Preview output for prompting your singers on the next song part.
    • Environmental Projection Settings (3:15)
      Unpacking the environmental projection settings for SSP.
    • Stage Display Settings (4:30)
      This video covers setting up a stage output.
    • Projection Settings (4:56)
      How to configure SongShow Plus for projection capability.
  • Common Support Questions

    • File Import Options Unavailable (0:50)
      When the Create or Acquire From options are greyed out.
    • SSP Freezes After Importing A File (1:24)
      How to proceed when SSP appears to freeze after importing a new media file.
    • SongSelect Online Import Error (1:56)
      How to get around an "illegal character" error when importing songs from SongSelect.
    • Displays Temporarily Losing Signal – Advanced Solution (3:27)
      If your projection outputs are intermittently dropping the signal, this tutorial walks you through checking your display's refresh rate in Windows.
    • Displays Temporarily Losing Signal – Easy Solution (1:15)
      If your projection outputs are intermittently dropping the signal, this quick SSP display setting change could fix the issue.
    • Restoring SSP Files Using Windows (1:46)
      How to copy and paste your SSP user files after saving them. This is commonly needed after replacing a hard drive, reinstalling Windows, or switching to a new computer.
    • Missing Tabs in Media Files Panel (0:34)
      How to replace a missing tab in the Media Files panel.
    • Missing Songs (1:15)
      When some of your songs don't appear in the Media Files panel.
    • Presenting One Scripture Verse Per Slide (1:24)
      How to change the settings to present one scripture verse on a single slide.
    • Blank Presenter Window (0:48)
      How to fix when the SSP interface is empty on startup.
    • Missing Media Files (0:47)
      When your media files panel shows "No files" for slideshows, images, videos, audio tracks, or web pages.
  • Presenter Window In-Depth

    • Toggle Activity Log Button (3:09)
      How to start/stop recording song activity for CCLI reporting
    • Background Brightness Slider (0:54)
      How to use the background brightness setting to help make backgrounds more impactful
    • Understanding Panels (4:37)
      A comprehensive overview of how the Presenter Window panels can be adjusted
    • Audio Settings (2:56)
      Making adjustments to audio using the main level slider
    • Quick Slide (2:31)
      How to use the Quick Slide feature to immediately create and present information
  • Media Files Panel

    • Drag & Drop Files (0:35)
      Easily reorganize media files in SSP folders.
    • Creating A New Subfolder (1:16)
      Creating a subfolder within the Media Files panel
  • Improv Collection

    • Instant Message (3:41)
      Demonstration of the Instant Message feature
    • Audio Improv (3:55)
      Demonstration of the Audio Improv feature
    • Color Improv (2:36)
      Demonstration of the Color Improv feature
    • Overlay Improv (3:14)
      Demonstration of the Overlay feature
    • Background Improv (2:45)
      Demonstration of the Background Improv feature
  • Using Songs

    • Using Page Breaks on Lyric Slides (3:44)
      Demonstrates how to easily break song lyrics into smaller parts.
    • Add A New Song – Database (2:31)
      Demonstrates how to copy a song from one local song database to another.
    • Add A New Song – RTF (1:30)
      Demonstrates how to create a song by importing the lyrics from an RTF (rich text format) file.
    • Add A New Song – XML (1:18)
      Demonstrates how to create a song by importing the lyrics from an XML document.
    • Add A New Song – PDF (6:32)
      Demonstrates how to create a song by importing the lyrics from a PDF document.
    • Showing Song Details (2:52)
      How to show additional details about each song in the Songs panel
    • Editing a Stock Song (1:25)
      A brief explanation of duplicating and editing a stock SSP song.
    • Add A New Song – Windows Clipboard (1:34)
      Demonstrates how to create a song by importing the lyrics using the Windows clipboard.
    • Add A New Song – Microsoft PowerPoint (1:30)
      Demonstrates how to create a song by importing the lyrics from a PowerPoint slideshow.
    • Add A New Song – Microsoft Word (1:17)
      Demonstrates how to create a song by importing the lyrics from an MS Word doc.
    • Add A New Song – SongSelect Download File (1:06)
      Demonstrates how to create a song by importing a downloaded SongSelect text file.
    • Add A New Song – SongSelect Online (0:47)
      Demonstrates how to create a song by importing the lyrics from CCLI's SongSelect website.
    • Add A New Song – Text File (1:22)
      Demonstrates how to create a song by importing the lyrics from a text file.
    • Converting A Song To A Slideshow (3:01)
      Demonstrates creating a song into a slideshow format for more granular control of applying backgrounds.
    • Collections (1:40)
      Adding a song to a Collection for filtering purposes.
    • Adding A Background (1:14)
      Applying a background to a song.
    • Typing A New Song (2:29)
      How to create a new song by typing in the information manually.
    • Printing a Song (2:06)
      A demonstration of how to print a song.
    • Overview of Songs (5:23)
      This video explains how songs are used within SSP databases.
  • Using Slideshows

    • Converting A PowerPoint (2:19)
      How to convert a PowerPoint slideshow into a SongShow Plus slideshow format.
    • Importing A PowerPoint (0:57)
      Copying a PPT slideshow into SSP for presentation.
  • Using Scripture

    • Search Scriptures by Topic (0:52)
      Compiling scriptures that can be searched by topic.
    • Search Scriptures by Text (1:45)
      Find and present scriptures on the fly by searching for keywords.
    • Presenting Bilingual Bible Verses (4:40)
      How to present verses in different translations side-by-side.
    • Single or Multiple Verses Per Slide (3:47)
      Demonstrates how to present a specified number of scriptures per slide.
    • Using Scripture Text Style (6:09)
      How to use scripture text style settings to help tell the narrative.
    • Removing the Verse Number (0:44)
      Demonstrates how to omit the number at the beginning of the verse.
    • Changing a Scripture Background (1:15)
      How to quickly change a background to match a scripture verse or passage.
    • Applying Slide Properties to Scriptures (1:47)
      A brief overview of how slide properties can make your scriptures impactful.
    • Adjusting Scripture Margins (1:12)
      Demonstrates resizing the text margin for a scripture verse.
    • Adding More Bible Translations (1:28)
      Add contemporary versions of the Bible to your SSP software.
    • Presenting Scriptures Spontaneously (2:47)
      How to quickly display scriptures in a random fashion
  • Using Web Pages

    • Importing A YouTube Link (0:57)
      How to present a YouTube video through SSP.
    • Importing A Vimeo Link (1:22)
      How to present a Vimeo video through SSP.
    • Importing A Web Page (1:05)
      How to present a web page through SSP.
  • Integrations

    • Planning Center Online (4:27)
      Demonstrates how to download service plans into SSP from Planning Center.
    • SongSelect (3:48)
      Demonstrates how to download songs using the SongSelect service from CCLI.
  • Slide Properties

    • Understanding Slide Properties (2:13)
      A brief overview of what Slide Properties are and how they can be applied.
    • Hierarchy of Slide Properties (3:35)
      This video explains the different areas where slide properties can be applied and their priority.
  • Slide Builder Basics

    • Image Backgrounds vs Image Objects (3:57)
      This video explains the difference between applying an image as a background or as an object.
    • Changing Canvas Aspect Ratio (1:29)
      Change the Slide Builder canvas area's aspect ratio to match the presentation output window.
    • Icons, Tabs, and Buttons (3:00)
      An overview of the options toward the top of the Slide Builder interface.
    • Menu Options – Part 1 (3:54)
      Overview of the options found under the File menu dropdown in Slide Builder.
    • Menu Options – Part 2 (4:05)
      Demonstrates how to export slides as an HTML slideshow or image files.
    • Menu Options – Part 3 (3:01)
      Using the Package To Go option to export a slideshow and its contents.
    • Menu Options – Part 4 (1:50)
      How to apply a background and a transition to an entire slideshow.
    • Menu Options – Part 5 (6:13)
      Adjusting the timing settings for a slideshow.
    • Menu Options – Part 6 (4:11)
      Use themes and sub-themes to quickly create visually cohesive slideshows.
    • Menu Options – Part 8 (2:28)
      A demonstration of adding an audio track to a slideshow.
    • Menu Options – Part 9 ()
      Exploring the options under the Slide menu dropdown.
    • Menu Options – Part 10 (5:52)
      Adding text objects to slides.
    • Menu Options – Part 11 (3:38)
      Adding image objects to slides.
    • Menu Options – Part 12 (4:02)
      Adding video objects to slides.
    • Menu Options Part 13 (1:22)
      Adding a shape object to a slideshow.
    • Menu Options Pt 14 (1:00)
      Adding a transition to a single slide.
    • Menu Options Pt 15 (1:11)
      This video covers the menu options under Edit.
    • Menu Options Pt 16 (2:33)
      This video covers the View and Tools menu options.
    • Menu Options Pt 17 (4:23)
      Adjusting the settings and preferences of the Slide Builder.
  • Slide Builder Assistants

    • Photo Slides with Captions Assistant (4:47)
      This video demonstrates using a Slide Builder Assistant for adding image slides with captions.
    • Background Sequence Assistant (2:56)
      A demonstration of creating a slideshow with multiple backgrounds at one time.
    • Photo Slides Assistant (6:00)
      Quickly creating a slideshow using 30 different images.
  • File Management

    • Backup Restore Utility (5:41)
      How to create a backup of your SSP user files.
    • Relocating Media Files (3:24)
      How to redirect SSP to an alternate location for your user files.
    • Media Files Location (1:23)
      This video shows where to find your SSP user files.
    • Relocating SSP Media Files (2:39)
      This video demonstrates how to move your SSP files to an alternate location.