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Change show settings

The SETUP > Show > Show settings panel allows you to

  • import settings from other Shows

  • add/edit the path to linked projects

  • change the Compositing color space

  • change default video settings

Linked projects

Displays the projects linked to this show file and its availability (Status) on this machine.

Only Stand-alone and Server role are allowed to change linked projects

Browse to the project location

  1. Click on the Launch icon next to the "Edit project path" in the linked project row

Add project link (Stand-alone and Server role)

  1. Click on "Add project link"

  2. Browse to the .uproject file of the project which should be linked and click "Select"

  1. Click on the Trash can icon in the linked project row

Edit project path (Stand-alone and Server role)

  1. Click on "Edit project path"

  2. Browse to the new location of the .uproject and click "Select"

Server machine: Editing the path of the linked project will affect all Client machines.

Edit local project path (Client role)

Client machines can override the project path locally in case their project path is different

  1. Click on "Edit local project path"

  2. Browse to the location of the .uproject and click "Select"

The project with a local override is indicated with - local override

Remove local override

To remove the local override and go back to using the server machine’s project path:

  1. Click on "Remove local override"

The linked project

  • needs to be kept in sync manually

  • needs to be present on all machines on the same path as the server machine, unless the local project path has been edited.

Learn more about Show file and linked project

Import from other show

Allows you to import configuration and calibration settings (Base settings, Camera systems, Media inputs and outputs, Object tracker groups) from another show on the same or another machine.

To import a setup into the open show:

  1. Click "Import from other Show" in SETUP > Show > Show settings

  2. Select the machine you want to import the setup from

  3. Select the Show

  4. Select the items to import

    • base settings

    • camera systems*

    • media inputs and outputs*

    • object tracker groups*

The "Import result" dialog shows whether any problems have occurred while importing or applying the setup.

* Items with the same name will be overwritten.

Base settings

Compositing Color Space

Choose the project's compositing color space. 

  • Linear space

    • Photorealistic compositing

    • For HDR and end-to-end color-managed workflows

  • Video space (legacy)

    • No color management or HDR output

Video Input and Output Format

Choose the default video format to be used in Configure > Video I/O.

The frame rate of inputs and outputs must be the same!

Engine startup options (EDITOR/LIVE)

DX 12 mode (For Ray tracing support)

This starts the Editor/Engine with the DX 12 flag. To fully enable ray tracing, ensure that:

  • Windows 10 is running version 1809 or later

  • DirectX 12 is installed

  • the latest Nvidia RTX Graphic drivers are installed

  • Ray Tracing is turned on in Pixotope Editor Project Settings > Rendering

Requires restart

Experimental features

  • File input (selected by default)

  • GPU output

  • Video IO service debug tools

These features are experimental. We do not recommend using them in production.

Next step

Continue to Configure camera tracking

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