Follow these steps to get started using Production Truck Standard on your Windows computer:


  • First download Production Truck
    • Go to blueframetech.com
    • In the top right corner, click “Products” and then “Production Truck”
    • Next click “Try Now” which will take you to the bottom of the page where you will find the download for Windows computers on the right hand side
    • Click the Download for Windows button
      • This will download the software for you. You can find it in your computer’s downloads folder
    • After you go through the installation process, a blue and white “PT” icon will appear on your desktop
      • Please install all dependencies included with Production Truck. Contact support if you have any problems with the installation process


  • Once you open Production Truck, you can select the correct broadcast from the far right drop down menu by clicking the three horizontal lines
    • Note: If you haven’t created a broadcast, you can do that within Production Truck or on BlueFrame’s backend site at vcloud.blueframtech.com. Follow these steps here


  • Now you are ready get started with your stream
    • Click the gear icon in the center of the screen
      • This window is where you will be able to select your camera source(s) and audio source
      • For “Camera A,” click source and select the camera you wish to use
      • Cameras B, C and D can be used for multi-camera broadcasts
      • Under “Audio Source,” click source to select your audio source
      • For common equipment used, please visit here 
    • If you would like to listen to audio as you produce your event, you can check the “Monitor Audio Input” box under “Audio Source”. This works best if you have a pair of headphones plugged into your computer to listen with
    • Once you have your camera and audio sources selected, you can close that pop-up box
    • You should now see your camera view in the top left camera square as well as in the program output in the top right


  • Now you are ready to get your control panel and scoreboard set up
    • In the bottom left, click the blue + sign. This will bring up another window with overlay options
    • Here you can open, download, update and save various graphic overlays for your broadcast
      • If you have notifications that some overlays need to be updated and/or downloaded, you can click that tab then select all at the bottom left and click update/download on the right
    • Under the open tab, you can search on the right hand side for “Control Panel”
      • Use the section filter next to the search bar to specify the sport you are broadcasting
      • Once you find the correct control panel, check the box on the left and click open on the bottom right
    • Back on the main screen, you should see that control panel on the bottom left
      • This where you will be able to input team information as well as control the score, period, clock etc


  • To add the scoreboard overlay for your broadcast, click on the blue + sign again
    • Select “Scoreboard - Flat Design” for the correlating sport, click the checkmark box, and open in the bottom right


  • Back on the main screen, you’ll see the added “Scoreboard” tab in the bottom left box
    • You can further customize the scoreboard within that tab
    • If you drag and drop the “Scoreboard” tab into the box directly to the right, you’ll see what the scoreboard will look like
    • To get this overlay on your live video, click the “Overlay” button under the top right video player
    • To clear the overlay, simply click “Clear”


  • Now you are ready to live stream your event!
    • First, you must click the “TEST” button in the top right hand corner; This will allow you to ensure that everything is working/connected properly
      • Click “Confirm” to begin your test
      • Note: the testing portion of your broadcast will not be included when you archive your stream and will not be shown to your viewers
    • Once you’ve tested your stream, you can click the “LIVE” button in the top right, next to “TEST” 
      • Click “Confirm” to go live
      • Note: A five-second countdown will appear under the center gear icon and will begin before your broadcast goes live
    • After your event is over, click “LIVE” again to stop the stream
      • Click “Confirm” to stop the broadcast
      • A secondary window will pop up with options now that your broadcast is stopped
        • Click “Not Done” if you want to continue streaming to the same broadcast momentarily
        • Click “Archive” if you are finished streaming and would like the broadcast to archive and appear in the On Demand section of your site
        • Click “Delete” if you would like to trash the broadcast; It will delete permanently one week after you selected delete
      • Once you select “Not Done” “Archive” or “Delete,” click confirm
    • Note: You can find the status of your stream at any point in the bottom right of your screen



 If you have any additional questions, contact our support team by calling (855) 812-2740 or clicking 'New Support Ticket' at the top of this page.