Presenter Feature Matrix

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Version 3 and 4 included for reference.

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Video Playback

Presenter 5 gives you the option of using either DirectShow or VLC for playback of videos. A video compatibility checking feature is included for each configuration.


DirectShow is part of the DirectX technology included in the Windows Operating System. If you have trouble playing a particular video, numerous codecs are available that support DirectShow and should solve most problems. We have found the K-lite Codec Pack (Basic version) suitable for most needs. It is hosted on sites such as, or


The VLC player from is a popular player that does not require additional codecs to be installed. Presenter 5 can be configured to connect to the VLC rendering system if it is installed via the regular Windows installer found here. Be sure to select the correct platform for your system (Win32 or Win64). The video configuration page provides assistance in this regard.

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