Set up Computers for Sharing

To access a movie package on a secondary computer, both must be on the same wired network and users need administrative rights on both machines. For networking or administrative rights questions, reach out to your IT staff.

  1. Primary Computer 

    Launch Sportscode on your primary computer, then right-click on the desktop and select New Folder.

    The primary computer is the one you use to capture video.

  2. Title the folder Sportscode Share Folder.

  3. Open the Apple menu, then click System Preferences.

  4. Open Users & Groups.

  5. Click Guest User, then check the box to Allow guest users to connect to shared folders.

  6. Go back to the main System Preferences screen and open Sharing.

  7. Check the box next to File Sharing.

  8. Click the + icon under Shared Folders.

  9. Select the Sportscode Share Folder and click Add.

  10. Select the Sportscode Share Folder, then use the drop-down menu to allow all three users and to Read & Write.

  11. Click on Options…

  12. Check the box next to Share files and folders using AFP. This box may already be checked. Click Done.

  13. Note the local address of the Mac. It will be in the format of [computer-name].local.

  14. Secondary Computer

    Open the Go menu and select Connect to Server…

    The secondary computer is the non-capture computer.

  15. Type afp:// followed by the local address of the capture computer, then click Connect.

  16. Choose Guest and click Connect.

  17. Open the Finder and select the primary computer under Shared. You can now access the Sportscode Share Folder.