Tutorial Creating an Autostart Showfile

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This tutorial applies to all different OS and MXWendler versions.


In this tutorial, an autostart showfile is created that opens MXWendler and launches a specific MXWendler project and triggers a video for playback automatically.


1. Load some Media into Preload and create a Playlist from the Preloads.

2. Setup the Output Correction.

3. Setup Keyboard/DMX/Midi Input and Output.

4. Go to File/Save as.. in Menubar and select a name and destination.

5. Go to Settings/Windows Misc.

6. Go to Startup Actions. (A)


{{#mpdftags: pagebreak}} 7. Select file “On Start, load Showfile..”

8. Browse to any .mxw file. (B)

9. Type in any Command that is triggering/starting your playlist. (C)

Tip: You can start Stagedesigner/FXServer and run your Show directly by double-clicking .mxw file from within your Finder/Explorer.

Autostart Startup.PNG