SongbookDB MTU Hoster® Plugin Documentation

  1. Overview
  2. What You Need First
  3. Tutorial Video

 

 

Overview

The plugin allows MTU Hoster® to connect to and receive song requests from the SongbookDB network. You can then automatically or manually load song requests into the MTU Hoster® playlist.

  • auto-loads when you open MTU Hoster®
  • DJ has complete control over what gets added
  • simple process for uploading your MTU Hoster® song database to SongbookDB
  • it functions in basically the same way as the Requests screen in SongbookDB Pal, only it allows SongbookDB integration into MTU Hoster®
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    What You Need First

    1. MTU Hoster® - http://www.pcdj.com/karaoke-software/karaoki
    2. A MTU Hoster® SongbookDB account - click here to register your 30 day free trial (no credit card required up front). NOTE: if you already have a non-MTU Hoster® SongbookDB account, contact us so we can change your account to an MTU Hoster® one (may include a price increase depending on your current account - see Pricing)
    3. Make sure your computer has Adobe AIR installed - if not, download and install it from here: https://get.adobe.com/air
    4. Download the plugin installer from here: http://www.songbookdb.com/updater/SongbookDB_MTU_RequestsPlugin.air
    5. Download the SongbookDB Pal installer here (desktop app that allows you to set up your song book) http://www.songbookdb.com/updater/songbookdb_pal.air

    You get to try Requests out free for 30 days when you register your song book account. After that, invest in a paid account to continue to receive Requests (see Pricing in the left hand menu)

     

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    Tutorial Video

    Now please watch this video, as the song import process is very different for MTU Hoster® users:

    00:00 - Intro
    00:54 - Overview - How the plugin and Hoster® work together.
    01:49 - Registration and Installation
    04:50 - Getting your songs from Hoster® into SongbookDB
    07:35 - Connecting Hoster® to the plugin
    09:18 - Plugin Features - a quick tour
    10:12 - Logging into the plugin
    11:00 - Receiving Requests
    12:14 - Auto-Add
    13:11 - What happens when singers cancel requests?
    13:52 - Banning singers
    14:55 - Buzz


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