On a Hippotizer machine Hippolauncher will startup by default once the system completes boot-up.

Hippotizer V4

To start Hippotizer there are three options: Start the current show, Start a new show and import or export a show.

Current Show

Starts Hippotizer with the settings that it had on last shut down.

Start the Hippotizer Engine Application only; allows rendering, receiving DMX and control over the network.

Starts both the Hippotizer Engine and Zookeeper

Starts Zookeeper for remote control from computers that are not outputting video.

New Show

Starts Hippotizer and Zookeeper with default settings.

Start the Hippotizer Engine Application only with default settings for all components.

Starts both the Hippotizer Engine and Zookeeper with clean defaults.

Starts Zookeeper with default settings. This deletes user created layouts and custom pinboards.

Compatibility Mode (V3)



Many common configuration tasks such as networking, display management and licensing are accessible from this page.

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