There are various ways to control video and audio playback in Cinegy Player Pro.
Playback Control Using Mouse
Play / Stop Button
The "Play" button starts the playback.
When the file is being played, press the "Stop" button, which replaces the "Play" button, to stop the playback.
You can also click anywhere on the screen to pause the clip – the cursor turns into a pause sign:
A ruler below the player screen allows you to navigate to any desired clip position. You can view any frame of the material by dragging the time slider or by clicking any position on the ruler:
Press the "In" button to set a mark In.
To remove a mark In, press the "Delete In" button (inversed In).
Press the "Out" button to set a mark Out.
To remove a mark Out, press the "Delete Out" button (inversed Out).
Jumping to Events
You can use the "Jump to Event" buttons to move from event to event. Events are the beginning and the end of a clip, as well as marks In and Out.
Use the "Previous Event" button to jump to the previous event.
Use the "Next Event" button to jump to the next event.
Shuttling Using the Mouse in the Player
To shuttle through the material with the mouse, horizontally drag the time slider in the frame window of the player. The playback speed and direction depends on the intensity and direction of your drag:
drag to the right to play forward;
drag to the left to play backward.
You can use the mouse wheel to scroll frames in the video player.
Using the Jog-Shuttle
Cinegy Player Pro supports any jog-shuttle device, which can emulate the keyboard input. Refer to the documentation of your jog-shuttle device to find out how to configure the shortcuts. To program some special functions, Cinegy Player Pro provides additional "hidden" shortcuts, which can found in the following table:
|Shortcut||Play backward (speed)|
Playback Control Using the Keyboard
Play / Stop Using the Keyboard
The following keys are used control the playback:
to toggle the play / stop mode, hit the Space bar;
to loop play from In to Out, hit the 6 key;
to go to start, hit the Y key;
to go to end, hit the U key;
to go to the previous event, hit the A key;
to go to the next event, hit the S key;
the Q key takes you to mark In;
the W key takes you to mark Out.
Shuttling through the Video Material
Cinegy Player Pro allows you to shuttle through the material at different speed.
You can shuttle through the material by using the J-K-L keys on the keyboard. Use the following keys to shuttle:
hit the L key to move forward through the footage at normal speed;
hit the J key to move backward at normal speed;
hit the K key to pause the shuttling;
hit the L or J key several times to increase the speed according to the following table:
|Hit the J or L key||To play at speed||PAL rate||NTSC rate|
2x normal speed
3x normal speed
5x normal speed
8x normal speed
12x normal speed
16x normal speed
Home, End, and Arrow Keys
Additionally you can use the following keys on your keyboard to navigate through the entire clip:
the Home key takes you to the beginning of the clip;
the End key takes you to the end of the clip;
the Ctrl+Left Arrow or 3 key moves one frame backward;
the Ctrl+Right Arrow or 4 key moves one frame forward;
hitting 1 moves 10 frames backward;
hitting 2 moves 10 frames forward.
Working with Marks In and Out
You can use the following shortcuts to work on your marks In and Out:
the or E keys set up mark In;
the O or R keys set up mark Out;
the D key sets mark In to start position;
the F key sets mark Out to end position;
the G key deletes both In and Out marks;
the 6 key loop plays from In to Out;
the 5 key loop plays a two-second range with the playhead position as its center.
Selecting the Tracks for Playback
Use the track selectors to choose the tracks you want to play. The track selector shows video and audio channels available in the clip.
Depress the "Video" button to switch off the video track. Only audio is played.
Depress the corresponding "Audio" button(s) to switch off unnecessary audio track(s).
Only audio playback; the viewer shows the waveform of all audio channels
|The waveform shows all the enabled channels mixed together.|