CasparCG Server is a Windows and Linux software used to play out professional graphics, audio and video to multiple outputs. It has been in 24/7 broadcast production since 2006. Ready-to-use downloads are available at the official site https://casparcg.com.
Thank you for your interest in CasparCG Server, a professional software used to play out and record professional graphics, audio and video to multiple outputs. CasparCG Server has been in 24/7 broadcast production since 2006.
The CasparCG Server works on Windows and Linux.
Download a release from (http://casparcg.com/downloads). Alternatively, newer testing versions can be downloaded from (http://builds.casparcg.com) or built from source
Install any optional non-GPL modules
- For NewTek iVGA support (Windows only), please download and install the iVGA driver from (http://new.tk/NetworkSendRedist)
4. 1. Windows: start
scanner.exeseparately. 1. Linux: start the
run.shprogram or use tools/linux/start_docker.sh to run within docker (documentation is at the top of the file).
The most up-to-date documentation is always available at https://github.com/CasparCG/help/wiki
Ask questions in the forum: https://casparcgforum.org/
Common problems you may encounter when running on newer and unsupported Ubuntu editions:
HTML producer freezes and/or throws "Fontconfig error" message Add below line to run.sh script: export FONTCONFIG_PATH=/etc/fonts
HTML producer throws "GTK theme error" message Install gnome-themes-standard package: sudo apt install gnome-themes-standard
Error while loading libgcrypt.so.11 Extract libgcrypt.so.11 and libgcrypt.so.11.8.2 to CasparCG lib/ directory. You can get it from: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/primary/+files/libgcrypt111.5.3-2ubuntu4.2amd64.deb
Error while loading libcgmanager.so.0 Install central cgroup manager daemon (client library): sudo apt install libcgmanager0
Error while loading shared libraries: libgconf-2.so.4 Install GNOME configuration database system: sudo apt -y install libgconf2-4
lib/libz.so.1: version `ZLIB1.2.9' not found cd yourcasparcgdirectory/lib/ sudo mv libz.so.1 libz.so.1.old sudo ln -s /lib/x8664-linux-gnu/libz.so.1
See BUILDING for instructions on how to build the CasparCG Server from source manually.
CasparCG Server is distributed under the GNU General Public License GPLv3 or higher, see LICENSE for details.
CasparCG Server uses the following third party libraries: - FFmpeg (http://ffmpeg.org/) under the GPLv2 Licence. FFmpeg is a trademark of Fabrice Bellard, originator of the FFmpeg project. - Threading Building Blocks (http://www.threadingbuildingblocks.org/) library under the GPLv2 Licence. - FreeImage (http://freeimage.sourceforge.net/) under the GPLv2 License. - SFML (http://www.sfml-dev.org/) under the zlib/libpng License. - GLEW (http://glew.sourceforge.net) under the modified BSD License. - boost (http://www.boost.org/) under the Boost Software License, version 1.0.