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Clients for controlling CasparCG Server

PostPosted: 23 Feb 2014, 17:33
by mcdikki
In order to use CasparCG Server, you will need a client to control it.

CasparCG Server can be controlled by the ACMP protocol, which is a simple text-based TCP protocol.
See the wiki http://casparcg.com/wiki/CasparCG_2.0_AMCP_Protocol for further description.

So the simplest client software for CasparCG Server is a TCP connection with telnet or putty or any other TCP console software.

But using a command based client is complicated and not user friendly, so there a some good client programs out there.

In this topic, a growing list of known CasparCG clients will be hold for you.

Official CasparCG Client by SVT

PostPosted: 23 Feb 2014, 17:36
by mcdikki
The official CasparCG Client is made by SVT and can be found on the offical download site: http://www.casparcg.com/download

In general, it is developed close to the server and is capable as a good general propose client.
If you are new to CasparCG, use this client to get an idea of the program.

Simple Playout by vimlesh1975

PostPosted: 23 Feb 2014, 17:40
by mcdikki
The Simple Playout Client by vimlesh1975
is a community made client and free to use. You can find it here in the forum:
viewtopic.php?f=5&t=783

This client has a broad band of use cases and is shipped with some templates too.
A good start for people with no budget and no development possibilities.

Caspar's Playout Client by mcdikki

PostPosted: 23 Feb 2014, 17:48
by mcdikki
Caspar's Playout Client is a client with focus on playout and is able of hierarchical playlists by mcdikki.
You can find the forum discussion here viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1670
and the program on github https://github.com/SublanTV/CasparsPlayoutClient

StudioLive by cambell

PostPosted: 23 Feb 2014, 18:03
by mcdikki
StudioLive is a web-based client for studios by cambell.
You can find it on github https://github.com/saygoweb/studiolive
and on the forum viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1646&hilit=client
viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1697&hilit=client

Yet another Vision Client by Interpreter

PostPosted: 23 Feb 2014, 18:05
by mcdikki
Yet another Vision Client is a client for vision mixing/switching with CasparCG by Interpreter.
You can find it here viewtopic.php?f=3&t=901&hilit=client

SimpleCaspar by leonedo

PostPosted: 23 Feb 2014, 18:06
by mcdikki
SimpleCaspar is an iOS client for casparCG by leonedo.
You can find it here viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1605&hilit=client

Scoreboard-client for Fistball / Faustball

PostPosted: 08 Apr 2014, 13:17
by thos-berlin
CG Client Faustball is a client designed to support scoreboards and lower thirds for a sport called "Fistball / Faustball" (similar to "Volleyball"). It is written in Visual Studio Express 2012.

You can find more infos in the forum viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2230

(This info was originally here)

News Studio

PostPosted: 08 May 2014, 17:14
by mcdikki
News Studio is a Client designed to fit the needs of small news studios.
You can find more infos on it's site http://dovecher.tv/
or in the forum viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1782

Sport Clients + Templates by navis media

PostPosted: 30 Jul 2016, 11:23
by mcdikki
Navis Media offers a set of paid Sport Clients and Templates. At this moment, there is a soccer and a basketball client available.
See their website for more informations: http://navismedia.com/

ScorePlus by Streamstar

PostPosted: 30 Jul 2016, 13:29
by didikunz
ScorePlus is a paid multi-sports client for different sports that provides the controlling software and templates for most major sports. It's made by Streamstar which I am a part of.
You can purchase it on the website https://www.streamstar.com/streamstar-scoreplus/

[Edited by mcdikki]