Switcher Studio can show anything that happens on your computer, whether it’s PowerPoint, Keynote, documents, websites, YouTube videos, etc. This occurs via our screensharing program, Switcher Cast. Switcher Cast comes complimentary with the Switcher Studio software, there is no additional fee for Switcher Cast.
Installing Switcher Cast On Your Mac
To install Switcher Cast, begin by logging into your Dashboard at switcherstudio.com.
Click on Downloads. You will then see the option to download four programs: the Switcher Studio app for iOS, Switcher Cast for Mac, Switcher Media Manager for Mac, and Switcher Cast for PC. Click on the Switcher Cast for Mac option.
Locate the downloaded file on your Mac. Double-click the file, and follow the instruction's on your Mac's screen to install the Switcher Cast software.
Using the Switcher Cast software
To get started, connect your computer to the same WiFi network (an Ethernet connection will cause this to fail!) as the other devices and launch the Mac screen-sharing app, Switcher Cast.
Now, the computer's FaceTime HD camera, the main display, as well as any connected displays will begin broadcasting an rlcc:// URL.
These sources will now show up under the Inputs section of the main mixing device. Select your display from the Inputs menu, and it will now be available as one of your sources.
The Switcher Cast window will now show which devices are controlling each source.
Note: Screen-sharing from your computer does NOT transmit audio. To include audio playback from your computer, you must first run an audio cable from the headphone jack on your computer into an audio mixer connected to the main switching iOS device.
For best results, we recommend setting your computer's screen resolution to 1920x1080. You can also improve quality by showing full-screen presentations and graphics. If your text seems illegible, try using larger font sizes.