How do I install the Producer streaming software?

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Before you install the software yourself or have us install it for you, please make sure that you've checked off the following:

 

Laptop Requirements:

  • The PC laptop meets our hardware specifications
    • i5 Processer @ 2.4 GHz or faster
    • minimum 3 GB of RAM
    • 7200 RPM hard drive
    • 250 GB minimum or better storage space
    • USB 3.0 port is a bonus, but not required
  • You have Administrative access to the laptop.  You will need this to install any software.
  • All of the Windows Updates have been run.  Forgot how?  Microsoft can help.

 

REQUIRED

Producer:

You can find the latest version of Producer under the "Producer" tab in PlayOn Manager (cms.playonsports.com), or by clicking here.  

  • Click the link
  • Save File
  • The file will save in your Downloads folder
  • Once the file has finished downloading, right-click the zip file and select Extract All Files 
  • Double-click to run the installer
  • Reboot

Video Capture Device Drivers:

PlayOn Producer will not run without an Elgato video capture device.  To be sure you can use you device properly:

Your Logos and Graphics:

  • You can find a zip file of generic team logos attached to the bottom of this article
  • Find and download your school's graphics by clicking here.  If your logos are not there, please contact accounts@playonsports.com:
  • Double-click on the PlayOn Producer icon on your desktop
  • Click on the the blue Media icon
  • Drag the four images into the Logos folder

 

Sample Videos and Graphics:

Use these sample videos and graphics to practice inserting commercials and promos into your broadcast:

  • Find and download the files here
  • Double-click on the PlayOn Producer icon on your desktop
  • Click on the the blue Media icon
  • Put the videos files (.mp4) in the Videos folder
  • Put the graphic files (.png) in the Graphics folder

Web Sites to "Bookmark" in Your Internet Browser:

 

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