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vMix Clock and Timer Options

You can use vMix to add all kinds of clocks, timers, countdowns and dates to your production that will automatically update!
 
In order to add one of these real time elements you'll need to follow the correct syntax- {0:DATETIMESTRING}
 
Don't worry if you don't understand that as we have a bunch of examples on this page that you can use and adapt to your production! For a full list of elements you can use in the time string check this link- https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/standard/base-types/custom-date-and-time-format-strings
 
Here are some examples that you can use and play around with! 
 
What is it? The vMix Code What it looks like
Time of day 24 hour clock 00-24 {0:HH:mm:ss} 20:05:00
Time of day 24 hour clock 0-24 {0:H:mm:ss} 15:05:00
 
What it is? The vMix Code What it looks like
Time of day 12 hour clock 00-12 {0:hh:mm:ss} 09:15:00
Time of day 12 hour clock 0-12 {0:h:mm:ss} 9:15:00
 
If you don't want seconds, you can just remove the :ss from any of the above.
 
For example {0:HH:mm} will display something like 15:33
 
To add fractions of seconds you can add 'f' to the string 
 
What it is? The vMix Code What it looks like
Adding tenths of a seconds {0:HH:mm.f} 20:15:00.0
Adding hundredths of seconds {0:HH:mm.ff} 20:15:00.00
 
 
You can add AM/PM by use 'tt' in the string. 
 
What is it? The vMix Code What it looks like
Time of day 12 hour clock (0-12) with AM PM {0:h:mm tt} 3:15 PM
 
 
If you want to countdown to a particular time you can do the following-
{0:ENDDATETIME|DATETIMESTRING}
Where ENDDATETIME is the date/time the countdown should display 0.
 
What is it? The vMix Code What it looks like
Countdown to 3pm {0:3:00 PM|HH:mm:ss} Displays how long until 3pm
 
Additional countdown options can be set by leaving the text blank and using the Countdown feature in vMix.
 
If you want to add the date you could try some of the following-
 
What is it? The vMix Code What it looks like
Shows the date (the right way) {0:dd/MM/yy} 21-12-18
Shows the date (the USA way) {0:MM/dd/yy} 12-21-18
Shows both the date and time! {0:dd/MM/yy H:mm:ss} 21-12-18 16:35:16
 
 
You can even spell out the date just like this-
 
What is it? The vMix Code What it looks like
Display all the things! {0:dddd MMMM d,yyyy} Friday December 21,2018

There are a lot of different options available, so check out the Microsoft link up top and start creating your real time clocks!

Last Updated: Thursday, 27 December 2018 4:01:55 PM