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Video Hoster® - The Best Karaoke Software!
Karaoke is an incredible way to have fun and encourage others. Respectfully hosted Karaoke shows lift the human spirit. Before 1999, thousands of professional singers and Karaoke Hosts worldwide encouraged MTU to create the perfect Karaoke Player Software to enable them to do the best shows in town. After 43 years of pioneering audio technology, we took their challenge! We developed Video Hoster, shipping since 2002. If you respect yourself and your Singers then MTU's Video Hoster is your ideal answer.
As A Karaoke Show Host, Hoster with take your shows digital and excel to a whole new level. Add audio and video songs for breaks, and spice up your shows with the most unique Show Display available!
As A Professional Singer you can pre-create Playlists with sequences of songs to perform, then videos and music playing during your break, then more sequence of songs and breaks... for any show length for your contract.
As a professional singer for over 20 years, I cannot get over how Hoster has changed my gigs. I increased my song list over 50 times what I sang a year ago. I now bring half the hardware and have thousands more songs at my finger tips. Walter Morgan
With Video Hoster, the best karaoke player software, plus the original design company, and the MTU.Community of knowledgeable peers to help you attain your best, your shows will be the hottest in town!
The Only Fully Integrated Product
Karaoke Hosts and Professional Singers
Video Hoster is Easy to Use because you recognize the controls, and discover they are comfortable, fast, and some features fully automated... freeing you for more important matters.
Every Show Becomes a Dream, transforming you into a relaxed Host enjoying and encouraging your singers and joking with your audience. Easily customize how you use Hoster, something all MTU software allows since 1977.
I now enjoy watching my own shows instead of working. Every comment I get is awesome. And I get paid for this! Saddle Tramp, UK
- Full Featured Auto-Rotation Playlists to run your shows, not a dual deck that requires twice the work. It plays Karaoke-Audio-Video songs in any order, fading from one to the next if enabled:
I can put in as many singers as I want and I keep two or more rotations in the single Playlist at the same time. Bob Cox
- Karaoke: MP3+G, WMA+G, ZIP, WAV+G, KMA, KMH, BIN
- Audio: MP3, WMA, WAV
- Video: DAT, VOB, AVI, MPG, MP4, MPEG, DVIX, M1V, M2V, WMV, QT, AMR, M4V, 3GP, MOV
- CDG Disc Importer/Ripper polished since 1996 with UltraClean™ technology for better-than-new lyrics importing from CDG capable DVD drives (try the demo against ANY competitor). MTU offers CDG Certified DVD Recorders, rejecting drives that fail our tests (evolving since 1996).
Hoster's CDG error correction is absolutely the best. I scratched up a CDG disc and Hoster imported the tracks with no lyric glitches. Dale Douglass
- Song & Singer Databases allow you to instantly find the songs you want, and please your singers when they return and you have all songs they perform.
- Hard Drive File Cataloging of your MP3+G, ZIP and other format songs into the Songs Database to instantly find them. A second method gives you flexibility to identify each song exactly as you want.
- Edit Song Files to change Titles, Artists, etc., and remove start-end blank audio for high energy shows with no "dead air" silence.
- 8 Ways to Instantly Find and add songs into a Playlist in any order using a flexible multi-field search, and adding singers favorite songs.
- Dual Display with Quad Views shows you what the singer sees on a second display. The four views automatically change as Karaoke, Audio or Video songs play or during an Intermission break. The automated Show Display entertains your singers and audience, and frees you to enjoy and mix with them.
- 99 Audio & Video Instabuttons with your titles and colors play when you click any of them. Audio ones mix with the playing song, while videos wait until Karaoke lyrics finish.
- INCLUDED Create Full-Featured Songbooks with everything users have requested since 2002.
- Automated Background Audio Player prevents "dead air" between songs, fading in and back out with the next song.
- Step-by-Step Manual with over 200 screen images that instantly show details when you click a button, field, etc. (see the Demo with Manual).
- Unique Crash Recovery allows you to relax... free to interact with your people. If your computer ever crashes just like your CDG Player can, run Hoster in seconds and nothing is lost. This constantly operates in background, protecting your show changes.
||Risk Free! If our software doesn't meet your needs, just ask, and we'll refund your software payment. Thank you for trusting us, as hundreds of thousands of satisfied customers have since 1977.
David Cox, President
- Using Hoster is the best karaoke experience I have ever had. I no longer have to lug around large cases of discs. Bob Cox, PA
- WOW! I am a retired software engineer so I know good code. Hoster is great code, what a great piece of software! Gary Cochrell, AZ
- My shows are so easy now and I am able to give more value to my customers because of Hoster. George Payne
- Last night was my first gig with Hoster and I'm absolutely amazed at how smooth and "FLAWLESS" the rotations ran! Flipper, OR
- Hoster does not crash. It is such a different way to serve my customers. I love my side job more than ever. Ricardo Olmo, PR
- Even my wife has started helping run the shows. Hoster is so easy it practically runs itself. John Cline
- I consider MTU staff to be uber-excellent as far as making Hoster easy to navigate, and bug-less. Gary Dunsford, AL
- I checked out competitors and there wasn't anything that compared. I like Hoster's features, upgrades and support. DC1979
- I've been a KJ since 1995 and have seen a lot of changes. MTU has some cracking programs, but Hoster is Platinum! Terry Wright, UK
- Hoster now allows us to crank out 20 songs an hour and our customers couldn't be happier. Gary Cochrell, AZ
- Hoster doesn't have the popping noises like other programs when adding songs to the Playlist while a song is playing. Marion
Read On For More Facts...
Video Hoster can also be ordered already installed in a MTU Ruggedized Laptop™ or MTU LC Laptop, both certified to work for Karaoke-Audio-Video shows using supported formats. Windows upgrades, device drivers and all ordered MTU software are installed and tested before shipping. You can be confident your MTU Laptop will meet your karaoke needs.
- Video Hoster runs on Windows 8 (32/64bit), Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bits) with SR1+, or Windows XP (32/64 bits) with SP3+. XP and Vista require a .NET free download be installed, and the latest upgrades to DirectX and Windows Media Player (v9 for XP, v11 for Vista, and v12 for Win7).
Apple Use With BootCamp - Deeter on MTU.Community "This weekend I had a party at the house using Hoster on my MacBook Pro running Windows 7 Pro 64 bit installed under BootCamp. I'm thrilled to report that in 6 hours of singing and using the Background Audio function there were no glitches or problems at all."
- An MTU or equivalent CD/DVD Recorder to import CDG Karaoke discs to the hard drive. MTU Certified CDG Recorders give the cleanest imported graphics.
- Graphics Video card with at least 128 MB of RAM that supports Direct-X 9.0c or higher.
- Processor running at least 1.3 GHz. Windows XP can run correctly with 1GB system RAM (2GB is recommended), while Vista and Windows 7 requires at least 2GB RAM (4GB recommended for Windows 64-bit).
IMPORTANT NOTE: Windows Vista requires more processor power. Inexpensive Laptops with Vista and slower Celeron or AMD processors have been reported to not play video files correctly, and in some cases the lyrics are not in sync to the music. Run the Hoster Demo on your computer if you have any questions.
- The computer must be connected to the Internet to install Video Hoster, but not required to run it.
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