Monitors AnyWhere | How to open different video clips on diffenet screens in a multi monitors system using Pot Player
How to open different video clips on each display screen in a multi monitors system using Pot player and Monitors AnyWhere, for digital singage needs. No need of computer per display screen or expensive extenders
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How to run numerous videos from a single PC on multiple screens using PotPlayer

How to run multiple videos to show on different screens using PotPlayer

In the following guide we will demonstrate how to run a number of videos from a single PC on multiple screens using the software Monitors Anywhere.

In this guide we’ll use PotPlayer as our multimedia player. It’s a freeware application which works with most video types and is  very easy to use.

Requirements

First we will install PotPlayer on the host PC.

Tested and fully supported version by Monitors AnyWhere can be downloaded from here:

 

PotPlayer 1.7.18958 (June 11, 2019): 32-bit or 64-bit (25 MB)

Make it a standard installation and click Next thru all the process.

Please note: 
Newer versions might not work and are not supported by Monitors AnyWhere.

Start PotPlayer (icon should appear on the desktop) then open the Prefernces window (press on the F5 key or right click on the player window and select Prefernces).

Go to:

General > Auto check for updates > Set it to: Never

Uncheck the checkbox ‘Auto Download…’

Go to:

General > Skin and check the checkbox “Auto hide main window skin…

Go to:

Playback > Default windows size > Set it to: Maximize (to Desktop)

On the Repeat video playback  set it to : Enable: Repeat playlist

Go to Aspect Ratio and set the AR Mode to Streach by keeping Aspect Ratio

Start running Videos on your TV screens

After you’ve succesfuly installed Pot Player we can go on and set the configuration in Monitors AnyWhere:

Choose the TV screen you would like to set for showing the video. Select the monitor by clicking once on its thumbnail or from the list of monitors.

Press on the New button from the list at the bottom.

The Browse window will open:

The first field (Application field) is used to select the application you wish to open.

Please select the application Pot Player from the dropdown list or click on the Browse button to select its icon from your desktop.

 

On the second field select the video clip file or Playlist file that contains a list of videos you wish to open.

Finally press on the Save and Send button.

Repeat all stages above for each display screen.

For more information:

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