The Cinegy Playout configurator can be opened by right-clicking the dashboard icon in the tray notification area, or from the start menu here:

Start > All Programs > Cinegy > Cinegy Playout x64 > Cinegy Playout x64 Config

Air Config 1

When the configurator is open for the first time, no instance is configured. Select any "Free" instance and press the "Configure…​" button to specify all the necessary parameters. The configured instance number should be specified in the "#" field next to the defined engine server in the Cinegy Air configurator.

A separate license should be purchased for each Cinegy Playout instance.

On the "General" tab, specify the instance name. Choose the media files that will go to air in case of network errors and define the remote Event Manager server for executing external commands (Optional).

General Playout configuration

On the "Licensing" tab, select the "Cinegy Air PRO Advanced Automation Control" connection.


If you have installed Cinegy Air SOLO, select the "Cinegy Air SOLO Basic Automation Control" connection.

On the "Playback" tab, define the basic TV video format system you want to use for broadcasting; set one or several channels.

For a simple standard demo with input from files on the computer, do not define any input devices. To show output on screen, define "DirectShow Output" as the output device. If you want to use separate input and output devices, refer to this article for details.

On the "CG" tab, select "Cinegy Type" in the "CG and Channel Branding option" group to be able to send Cinegy Type scenes to playout (Optional).


On the "Logging" tab, define the log files creation settings: logging level, location for the log files, the frequency of new log files creation.


The description of the "RTP Input", "Audio", "Proxy", "Subtitle events", "Live switch events", and "GPI" tabs is given in the Cinegy Playout Manual.