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Software Release Version 5.9.0 (March 22, 2019)

Important!

  • This version of the software requires that the .Net Framework version 4.6.1 is installed on the system. See more...
  • One ForwardSoftware_Setup 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, FD722, FD842, FD788 board contains the drivers for listed boards.
  • The software presented in this section can work with FD322, FD422, FD722, FD842, FD788 boards with any serial number. For some FD842 boards you may need to reflash it. Contact our technical support department for instructions.
  • 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

Important!

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

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

 
Forward T (TN, TT, TA, TM, TP) - complete version for work with SoftLab's 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. Install the components of the .Net Framework version 4.6.1. See more...
  4. If working with a Windows Server type of operating system, additional adjustments need to be made. See more...
    (  25K )
  5. Start the ForwardSoftware (FTP, 198M) 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
  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. Install the components of the .Net Framework version 4.6.1. See more...
  7. Start the ForwardSoftware (FTP, 198M) 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 techsupport with your board number or HASP-key. How to find out your board's or HASP-key numbers you can see here.

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

Specifications of plugins are here.

  1. Install the most recent version of the ForwardSoftware (FTP, 198M), if not already installed.
  2. Apply the licenses (registry files) necessary to work with the selected plugins. See more...
  3. Start the ForwardPlugins (FTP, 49M) 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. Install the components of the .Net Framework version 4.6.1. See more...
    (  25K )
  3. Start the ForwardSoftware (FTP, 198M) 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. Install the components of the .Net Framework version 4.6.1. See more...
    (  25K )
  5. Start the ForwardSoftware (FTP, 198M) 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. Install the components of the .Net Framework version 4.6.1. See more...
    (  25K )
  5. Start the ForwardSoftware (FTP, 198M) 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. Install the components of the .Net Framework version 4.6.1. See more...
    (  25K )
  5. Start the ForwardSoftware (FTP, 198M) installer and follow its instructions. Choose the product in question when prompted.


  6. Restart your computer.

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Video codecs set Separate installer of all SoftLab-NSK video codecs VFW for 32-bit and 64-bit OS Download
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Separate installer of TSF, TS1 and TS2 script template libraries (free and commercial)

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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.

Usage in command line:
"full path to driver installer" /i
Example:
"F:\HASP\haspdinst.exe" /i

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CodeMeter software

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

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