Your vision for a professional-looking studio just became real. With a simple setup, a few square feet of space, and NewTek Virtual Set Editor, now you can easily transform any location into a professional, virtual environment that dramatically raises your production value, and upgrade your presentation with dazzling visual effects that make a big impression on your audience.

LiveText™ 2 allows you to easily create and update titles and graphics on-the-fly during your live production. Connected to TriCaster via an Ethernet connection, this multi-def titling software easily display real-time data, scores, times, and other fast-changing information during fast-pace production.

Virtual Set Editor 2 includes a variety of live virtual set templates that you can customize, quickly and easily—right out of the box. Each template features several elements that you can edit to complement your production, with select templates that include multiple angles that you can modify individually for added creative flexibility. Customize set themes, color schemes, and presentation styles to build the ideal virtual environment that will enhance and extend your brand of programming, and engage your viewers with vivid studio settings that are both realistic and professional.

01city-loft-template
02city-loft-custom
03demo-studio-template
04demo-studio-custom
05keynote-template
06keynote-custom
07metropolis-close-template
08metropolis-close-custom
09metropolis-template
10metropolis-custom
11nightbeat-template
12nightbeat-custom
13nightly-show-template
14nightly-show-custom2
15prime-time-template
16prime-time-custom
17randomize-template
18randomize-custom
19skybox-template
20skybox-custom

You can also import your own artwork and images to create a custom set from any of the included Layer Set templates. Simply swap out the sample files included in the layer set template and build your own custom virtual studio—piece by piece, just the way you imagined.

12-layer-set
6-layer-set
9-layer-set

System Requirements
Virtual Set Editor 2 includes one license for standalone installation and one license for TriCaster installation.

Minimum Workstation Requirements for Standalone Installation
64-bit Windows 7 or Windows Vista® operating system (OS)
DirectX® 11 NVidia GPU with 1GB graphics memory or better
4GB RAM or better
5GB available hard drive space
1200 x 800 display

Please note that VSE 2 is not currently supported by Apple® Mac® operating systems, nor Mac computers with Windows OS installed.

TriCaster Installation Specifications

  • TriCaster XD model required for installation.
  • Animation Store Creator application will not be accessible on TriCaster models that do not support Animation Store transitions.
  • TransWarp effects are only supported by TriCaster models 8000, 855 and 455.
  • Sets and effects can be exported as executable installer files (.exe), shared and uploaded to any compatible TriCaster model.

Select features and capabilities may be limited depending on your TriCaster model. For more information, visit the Virtual Set Editor Feature Support page.

TriCaster and Virtual Set Editor bring your Ideal Studios to Life

Certain features and capabilities may be limited depending on your TriCaster model. Use the table below to view the Virtual Set Editor 2 features supported by each compatible system.

Current TriCaster Models

Feature TriCaster 8000 TriCaster 855 TriCaster 455 TriCaster 40

Virtual Set Editor Virtual Sets – Live Production

Switchable Live Video Sources per Virtual Set
(Video + Overlay)
4 + 4 2 + 1 2 + 1 2 + 1
Configure Custom Shot Presets Yes --- --- ---
Animated Virtual Camera Zoom Yes Fixed Start/End Fixed Start/End Fixed Start/End
Animated Virtual Camera Movement Yes Fixed Start/End Fixed Start/End Fixed Start/End
Switchable Live Video Sources per Multi-Box Effect
(Video + Overlay)
4 + 4 2 + 1 2 + 1 2 + 1

Transitions and Effects – Live Production

Animation Store Transitions with Embedded Overlay and Sound Yes Yes Yes ---
Transitions and Effects with 3D Warping of Live Video Yes Yes Yes ---

Previous TriCaster Models

Feature TriCaster 850 EXTREME TriCaster 850 TriCaster 450 EXTREME TriCaster 450 TriCaster 300

Virtual Set Editor Virtual Sets – Live Production

Switchable Live Video Sources per Virtual Set
(Video + Overlay)
2 + 1 2 + 1 2 + 1 2 + 1 2 + 1
Configure Custom Shot Presets --- --- --- --- ---
Animated Virtual Camera Zoom Fixed Start/End Fixed Start/End Fixed Start/End Fixed Start/End Fixed Start/End
Animated Virtual Camera Movement Fixed Start/End Fixed Start/End Fixed Start/End Fixed Start/End Fixed Start/End
Switchable Live Video Sources per Multi-Box Effect
(Video + Overlay)
2 + 1 2 + 1 2 + 1 2 + 1 2 + 1

Transitions and Effects – Live Production

Animation Store Transitions with Embedded Overlay and Sound Yes --- Yes --- ---
Transitions and Effects with 3D Warping of Live Video --- --- --- --- ---

Note: A custom set previously created using Virtual Set Editor (version 1 or 1.5) can be updated in VSE 2 by loading the saved VSE project and re-exporting.