Presenter provides support for many Bible translations, many of which are in the public domain. Copyright translations are available for purchase for a small license fee.
Access to all Bible modules (free or purchased) is possible from within Presenter, provided you have access to the Internet.
Select the Scripture tab to browse the library of Bible translations.
Select the magnifying icon on the left to enter search mode.
From here you can select the translation and reference (book, chapter, verse) for display.
Filter Translation List
The full list of translations is obtained by reading your local storage for downloaded modules as well as checking online for additional modules (if Internet access is available).
The Filter switch alternates between:
a) Active: Locally saved modules and online modules that you have purchased, but not downloaded as yet.
b) All: All available modules.
Click on the switch to toggle between the two modes.
Filter = Active: Only local and purchased translations are shown. Purchased modules that have not yet been downloaded have the cloud icon.
Filter = All: All available modules are listed.
Download Bible Module
The category sections down the left side list all the available translations.
Entries with a cloud icon are available for download. If you want to use this translation, select the cloud icon to confirm and initiate the download.
Bible module files are about 1MB in size.
Confirmation dialog for download a Bible translation module
Scripture download complete message
Select Scripture passage
Once downloaded, you can search the selected translation by book, chapter and verse.
Scripture browser tab
Simply click on a book title to proceed to the chapter.
Select chapter number to proceed to the verse panel.
The verses can be viewed in two ways:
List view. Individual verses are listed with the text preview.
Grid view. The verse numbers are shown.
Bible verse selection (list view)
Bible verse selection (grid view)
The back and forward arrows can be used to navigate between the book - chapter - verse panels.
A selected verse is shown above the grid for confirmation. Add the passage beginning with the selected verse to the current run sheet with either a double-click mouse action or via the add button in the top right corner of the browser panel.
This process is described in detail in Control Window > Run Sheet > Add Item.
The number of verses included in the passage (and other display options) are configured in the Scripture Settings.
Select the time lapse icon on the left to enter history mode.
This panel lists past selections for reuse.
To preview a Scripture passage from the history view, select the information icon on the right hand side of the item.
A panel will slide in from the right with a preview of the Bible passage.
Scripture passage preview
Item Preview Panel
Controls which outputs this item should be displayed on by default if this item is added to the run sheet.
Icon indicating this preview is for Scriptures
Add item to the current run sheet
Launch item directly to the output. Item is not added to the run sheet.
Settings. Refer to Scripture Settings below.
Delete button. Press to delete the message file from your system.
You can configure how Scriptures are displayed via the settings panel.
Select the settings button on the top right hand side to open the drop down panel.
Scripture reference location
Select this switch to show the Scripture reference in the header or footer of the slide.
Select to show the full or abbreviated translation name. For example: "The Message" or "MSG"
Verses per slide
This setting controls how verses are loaded. Select Single to display a single verse on each slide. Select Multiple for a more compact view with multiple verses
Number of verses
Specify the number of verses to include in the passage, beginning with the selected reference.
A Scripture item can be sent to the output for display by:
a) opening the item preview and selecting the activate button , or
b) selecting the item in the run sheet with either a single or double click action (according to the Settings > Control > Run Sheet option)
The Scripture passage is loaded to the overlay section. From here you can select each thumbnail for output in the same manner as for lyrics.
Scripture output with preview showing abbreviated reference in the header
Scripture output with preview showing full translation reference in the footer