CG Editor in the Livebox Playout Software

  • After adding your file in schedule playlist enable CG editor which is located to the right of schedule playlist.

enabling CG editor

  • A new CG editor window opens where you can see several editing options for your source. By using these settings, you can add text, images, clips, varieties of tickers, date, time and so on.

CG editor in playout software

  • To add any text or marker, click the Text option.
  • Then click inside the preview box to place your text. You can even drag to position it.
  • Click the option text-000 under Items from the right corner.
  • Now inside the text box type your text.

adding text using GG editor

  • To add a crawling ticker, click the Crawling Ticker option.
  • Then click inside the preview box to place your ticker. You can even drag to position it.
  • Click the option ticker-000 under Items from the right corner.
  • Now inside the content box type the required content.
    Note: You can use crawling ticker for any important announcements in the midst of your live streaming.

adding crawling ticker using CG editor

  • To add a rolling ticker, click the Rolling Ticker option.
  • Then click inside the preview box to place your ticker. You can even drag to position it.
  • Click the option ticker-001 under Items from the right corner.
  • Now inside the content box type the required content.
    Note: You can use rolling tickers for your end credits or end title.

adding a rolling ticker using CG editor

  • To add a ticker, click the Ticker option.
  • Then click inside the preview box to place your ticker. You can even drag to position it.
  • Click the option ticker-002 under Items from the right corner.
  • Now inside the content box type the required content.
    Note: You can use ticker to announce any breaking information or news.

adding a ticker using CG editor

  • To add date and time, click the Date and Time option.
  • And then click inside the preview box to place the date and time. You can even drag to position it.
  • Click the option dt_time under Items from the right corner.
  • You also even set your date and time in the given text box.

adding date and time using  CG editor

  • Now click File option, which is located on the top left corner.

saving a file in CG editor

  • Click Save CG Config to save your edits.

save GG Edits

  • A new dialog box opens, where you can enter a name for your edits and click OK.

CG edits

  • Now get back to the playout software main window and enter your saved file name in Enable CG option and then given Load.

Load CG edits in playout software

  • You can view your made edits in preview and also in an extended preview. It is also given below an example image to have a clear understanding of using CG editor.

example of CG edits

Just like that, you can also make edits to your sources using CG editor within Livebox Playout software and stream it live on your social media/websites/streaming platforms.