Free Character Generator Software

CG-200 is designed to be easy to learn and quick to use as well as offering lots of professional features. It allows producers to create professional overlays in the field with a Windows laptop instead of having to transport a high end desktop PC with PCIe cards fitted.


CG-200 outputs a computer generated video stream from a conventional laptop or PC running Windows via HDMI connection. Instead of RGB the output video format is 4:2:2 YCbCr + Alpha. Special hardware is required to separate picture and alpha channels such as Datavideo’s TC-200 overlay box or a Datavideo Switcher such as the SE-2200, HS-2200, SE-2850, HS-2850, MS-2850 and OBV-2850

  • PAL, NTSC and HD video resolutions up to 1080 supported
  • Supports Windows based TrueType / Open Type Fonts.
  • Clock Function HH:MM or HH:MM:SS.
  • Count down timer HH:MM:SS.
  • Count up timer HH:MM:SS.
  • Import images with alpha channel PNG, TGA and GIF
  • Import text from a file CSV, RTF, TXT.
  • Horizontal text crawls
  • Vertical text rolls
  • Simple object animations
  • Text and Object transparency
  • Timed and manually started transitions

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