Pressing the "General settings" button on the toolbar launches the following configuration window:



Here, set up the following target locations:

  • Workspaces directory – path to the folder for storing recording profiles.

  • Logs directory – path to the folder for storing log files. The sequence of Cinegy Capture Control operations is recorded to a log file.

  • Dumps directory – path to the folder for storing dump files. A memory dump file contains register states, descriptions of where the problems originated, plus workflow and other debug data. In case of Cinegy Capture Control failure the dump file is created automatically.

If you do not want to display confirmation prompts when deleting templates, deleting scheduled planned tasks and servers, check corresponding options.


In the "Dashboard" configuration tab you may define which of the particular engine parameters should be presented in Compact Dashboard Mode or Detailed Dashboard Mode on the engines panel.


The list of parameters includes the following items:

Parameter Meaning


Empty cell – nothing to display.

CPU usage

Current CPU load.

Encoding buffer usage

Utilization of the encoding buffer in the current session.

Audio channels

Number of audio channels of the currently selected engine.

Engine license

Current engine license (with the countdown if no license is found).

Engine status

Current status of the selected engine.

Engine template

Active engine template used for the recording session.

Engine timecode

Current engine timecode.

Video format

TV format of the currently selected engine.

File write errors

Number of file errors in the current/last session.

Min. free disk space

Minimal free disk space available for the current session.

GPU usage

Current GPU board utilization.

Input frame drops

Number of input frame drops in the current/last session.

Non-critical failures

Number of non-critical failures in the current/last session.

Recording time

Total duration of the current capture session.

Remaining time

Available time for recording for the current session.

Session status

Current session status or the last executed session status.

Timecode breaks

Number of timecode breaks in the current/last session.

Write buffer usage

Utilization of the file writer buffer in the current session.