Cinegize started for the first time looks as follows:

  • Sharing – in the "ON" position this slider is used for working in host mode, while client mode requires the slider to be in the "OFF" position.

  • This machine – indicates the name or IP address of the currently operated machine.

  • Temp session key – randomly generated session key used for access to the currently operated machine.

  • Remote machine – indication of the remote machine name or IP address.

    The drop-down list contains names / IP addresses of the most recently connected clients.
  • Remote key – a key to connect to the remote machine in client mode. This password is one-time session password, effective until Cinegize is closed.


Press this button to open the Cinegize configurator.

Refer to the Settings article for details on how to set up Cinegize.

System Tray

Cinegize icon

Once Cinegize is launched, the application icon appears in the notification area of the taskbar and remains there, even if the application is minimized to the system tray using the Xbutton.

Right-click on the system tray icon opens the following menu:



Use the "Dashboard" command to open the "Dashboard" window. When the connection is established, the detailed information about the Client and the Host current settings is displayed:



The "Settings" command navigates to the "Settings" menu when the current settings need to be changed.


The "Exit" command prompts to close the application with the following confirmation message: