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Software Release Version 5.8.0 (29.09.2017)

Important!

  • This software version does not support Windows XP and several other operating systems. Full list of supported operating systems.
  • This software version does not contain the features (drivers, programs) necessary to work with an FD300 board. Software versions with FD300 board support.
  • The software installation process has changed. Instead of using separate installers for different products, there is now only one - ForwardSoftware_Setup. The installer contains software for the following products: Forward T, Forward TS, Forward Goalkeeper, Forward Lite, Forward Office, Forward Referee, Forward Ingest.
  • Software that works with FD322, FD422, FD842 board contains the necessary features to work with the listed boards.
  • The software presented in this section can work with FD322, FD422, FD842 boards with any serial number.
  • The installer will install the full set of SoftLab-NSK codecs.

List of main products updates
List of Forward T and Forward TS plugins updates

Choose the software that you will be using and click the corresponding link to view the installation instructions.

Important!

If you do not know which of our products you have a license for, please contact our technical support with your board number or HASP-key. How to find out your board's number or HASP-key.

 
Forward T (TN, TT, TA, TM, TP) - complete version for work with FD322, FD422, FD842 boards

  1. Insert the boards into the computer.
  2. Apply the licenses (registry files) necessary to work with your boards and software. See more...
  3. If working with a Windows Server type of operating system, additional adjustments need to be made. See more...
  4. If working with a Windows 8.1/Windows 10 operating system, you must activate the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 features. See more...
  5. Start the ForwardSoftware installer and follow its instructions. Choose the product in question when prompted.


  6. Restart your computer.

 

Forward TS (broadcasting, transcoding)

  1. Install the USB HASP-key drivers( [an error occurred while processing this directive] )
  2. Important: It is necessary for you to plugin the HASP-key into the computer's USB drive. The rest of the installation must be completed with an inserted HASP-key.
  3. If the product set includes input/output boards, they must be installed before you install the software.
  4. Apply the licenses (registry files) necessary to work with your boards and software. See more...
  5. If working with a Windows Server type of operating system, additional adjustments need to be made. See more...
  6. If working with a Windows 8.1/Windows 10 operating system, you must activate the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 features. See more...
  7. Start the ForwardSoftware installer and follow its instructions. Choose the product in question when prompted.


  8. Restart your computer.

   

Forward T and Forward TS plugins

Plugins are additional program options for Forward T and Forward TS products, purchased separately.

A temporary (up to 3 months) license for any plugin is freely available. To obtain one, please contact our tech support with your board number or HASP-key. How to find out your board's number or HASP-key.

This installer contains the following plugins: AutoDetect, SLStreamCapture, SLNewsTitler, SLTelephone, SLNewsLine, RemoteOnAir, IPCamera, IPOut/ASIOut, IP2PostPlay, FDMixer, PostPlay Export, MXF Playback, SLScreenCapture, Srt2Teletext, SLSocials, APTO stream processing (Linear Acoustic), SLSplicer, SLSportTitler, SLAdsRemover.

  1. Install the most recent version of the ForwardSoftware, if not already installed.
  2. Apply the licenses (registry files) necessary to work with the selected plugins. See more...
  3. Start the ForwardPlugins installer and follow its instructions. Choose the product in question when prompted.

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  4. Restart your computer.

 

Forward Lite (broadcast preparation without a board)
Allows an unlimited amount of individual stations when working on preparing a broadcast. Does not include board drivers or any programs that require a board. The Forward Lite software is free.

  1. If working with a Windows Server type of operating system, additional adjustments need to be made. See more...
  2. If working with a Windows 8.1/Windows 10 operating system, you must activate the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 features. See more...
  3. Start the ForwardSoftware installer and follow its instructions. Choose the product in question when prompted.


  4. Restart your computer.

The "board-less" mode is described in detail here (section "Viewing broadcast on a computer without a board. SLTitlePreview Program.").

    

Forward Goalkeeper

  1. Insert the boards into the computer.
  2. Apply the licenses (registry files) necessary to work with your boards and software. See more...
  3. If working with a Windows Server type of operating system, additional adjustments need to be made. See more...
  4. If working with a Windows 8.1/Windows 10 operating system, you must activate the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 features. See more...
  5. Start the ForwardSoftware installer and follow its instructions. Choose the product in question when prompted.


  6. Restart your computer.

 

Forward Referee

  1. Insert the boards into the computer.
  2. Apply the licenses (registry files) necessary to work with your boards and software. See more...
  3. If working with a Windows Server type of operating system, additional adjustments need to be made. See more...
  4. If working with a Windows 8.1/Windows 10 operating system, you must activate the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 features. See more...
  5. Start the ForwardSoftware installer and follow its instructions. Choose the product in question when prompted.


  6. Restart your computer.

  

Forward Ingest

  1. Insert the boards into the computer.
  2. Apply the licenses (registry files) necessary to work with your boards and software. See more...
  3. If working with a Windows Server type of operating system, additional adjustments need to be made. See more...
  4. If working with a Windows 8.1/Windows 10 operating system, you must activate the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 features. See more...
  5. Start the ForwardSoftware installer and follow its instructions. Choose the product in question when prompted.


  6. Restart your computer.

Others

Resource for downloading Comments Download
Video codecs set Separate installer of all SoftLab-NSK video codecs for 32-bit and 64-bit OS Download

TSF and TS1 title script libraries

Separate installer of TSF and TS1 script template libraries, both free and commercial

Download

Examples (ZIP format)

Examples for the "Clock" and "Clock2" title objects in the FDTitleDesigner program and other examples

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Full documentation archive (ZIP format) All documentation in PDF format in one ZIP archive Download
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SDK (ZIP archive)

SDK set (from the developer) to design your own applications in one ZIP archive (documentation, included files, examples)

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HASP-key drivers for Forward TS products

Driver installer for HASP USB-key for Forward TS

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CodeMeter software

Base software for "APTO stream processing (Linear Acoustic)" plugin

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Last software versions with FD300 board support.

Please contact technical support to versions of the software with FD300 board support.