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Adding Sources To Your Presentation

Sources (camera, videos, images, webpages, screen capture) can be added to your presentation

There are two ways to add sources to your presentation:

  1. As a new dedicated slide in your existing presentation

  2. As an overlay you can add within a slide in your presentation



Adding a webcam to your presentation

Adding a webcam to your presentation is a great way to interact with your participants, especially those who aren’t in the same room as you.

As a new slide:

Go to Add Slide > Camera > [Your Camera].

XPT Adding a webcam as a new slide

As an overlay within your existing slide:

Go to +Overlay Element > Camera > [Your Camera].

XPT Adding a webcam as an overlay element

Once added, you can remove the webcam background by selecting Remove Background and get a circular webcam by selecting Circle Mask.


Adding Media files (images/videos) to your presentation

Media files such as Images and Videos can make your presentation more interesting and engaging.

As a new slide:

Go to Add Slide ** > Video File or Image File**

XPT Adding a video file as a new slide

XPT Adding an image as a new slide

As an overlay within your existing slide:

Go to + Overlay Elements and select Video File or Image File.

XPT Adding a video as a new overlay element

XPT Adding an image as a new overlay element

XSplit Presenter accepts a variety of file formats (such as .PNG, .JPG, .WEBP, .TIFF, .MP4, .FLV, .WEBM, .MP3, etc.)

Adding a web page to your presentation

Web Pages can be added to your presentation.

As a new slide:

Go to + Add Slide > Webpage

XPT adding a webpage as a new slide

As an overlay within your existing slide:

Go to + Overlay Element > Webpage.

XPT Adding a webpage as an overlay element

XSplit Presenter allows you to control the elements in the website from within the app.


Adding an NDI source/slide to your presentation

XSplit Presenter accepts NDI streams as a source. It will automatically detect active NDI signals present in your network and/or your computer.

As a new slide:
Go to Add Slide > NDI > The NDI Source of your choice

Adding an NDI source as a new slide

As an overlay within your existing slide:

Go to + Overlay Element > NDI > The NDI Source of your choice

XPT adding NDI as an overlay element


For Skype NDI users: More details on how you can use Skype NDI with XSplit Presenter by clicking here


NDI Settings

You can customize the NDI sources/slides you have added in XSplit Presenter by clicking the Gear Icon as indicated in the screenshots below:

For NDI sources added as an Overlay Element:

XPT NDI settings from the overlay element sidebar

For NDI sources added as a slide:

XPT NDI Settings when for a slide NDI source

Media Settings

XPT NDI Properties media tab and features

Source
Allows you to choose from a list of currently active NDI streams in your list

Quality
Choose between Standard and Maximum quality

Audio Controls
Adjust the volume of your NDI stream

Layout Settings

XPT NDI Properties layout tab and features

Rotate
Allows you to do modify the how NDI sources are rotated using the XYZ axes

Flip
Flips your NDI stream vertically/horizontally

XPT NDI Properties cropping options

Cropping
Cuts a region of the NDI stream's screen

Color Settings

XPT NDI Properties Color tab and features

Color Properties
Allows you to adjust the NDI streams Brightness, Contrast, Hue, Saturation, and Transparency. The Reset button reverts the color properties to the app's default settings.


Screen Capture

Use screen capture if you want to show real-time activity from your display monitor to your audience. There are three ways for you to do this:


Smart Selection

As a new slide:

Go to Add Slide > My Screen > Smart Selection

XPT adding a new screen via smart selection as a new slide

As an overlay within your existing slide:

Go to + Overlay Element > My Screen > Smart Selection.

XPT Adding a new screen via smart selection as an overlay element

Hovering around the screen will automatically place a box around the part of the desktop or window over the cursor. Left-click once you have selected the right window to capture.


Monitor Capture

As a new slide:

Go to Add Slide > My Screen > Monitor Capture > Monitor X.

XPT Adding a new screen via Monitor capture as a new slide

As an overlay within your existing slide:

Go to + Overlay Element > My Screen > Monitor Capture > Monitor X.

XPT adding a new screen via monitor capture as an overlay element

Select the Monitor you wish to include in your presentation. Once selected, everything that happens visually in the monitor you have selected will


Window Capture

As a new slide:

Go to Add Slide > My Screen > Monitor Capture > Monitor X.

XPT adding a new screen via window capture as a new slide

As an overlay within your existing slide:

Go to + Overlay Element > My Screen > Window capture

XPT adding a new screen via window capture as an overlay element

Select from your list of currently open windows. XSplit Presenter will display this specific window on the preview.

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