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SendTo_UDP Tool


SendTo_UDP: (free tool) Sends message text to a Target Program listening on a local network UDP Port . This is a method for your external, third party program to send IPC commands to SoundMill, VideoMill and/or FreeStyler DMX Portal. IPC (Inter-Process Communications) must be started on these programs to be able to receive the sent commands.

Tech Notes


Latest release:
Version.release: 1.0
Date: June 21, 2018
Size: ~10 Kbytes
Pre-requisite: Microsoft .Net Framework 4.7.2 or later

  1. Download the SendTo_UDP Tool Zip file (contains the exe file, sample test bat file and a Readme file).
    Download link: SendTo_UDP Tool
  2. UnZip to any convenient folder. (does not require installation)


SendToUDP takes 3 required arguments: 0) IP_address, 1) Port_number, 2) Message (enclosed in double quotes)
Syntax Example: "C:/My Utils/SendToUDP.exe" 52010 "RunScript 123"

The Readme file has full details (included in zip file).

Program Arguments


From Windows Command Line

By Windows batch file

Programs that can use this tool

The AutoHotkey Run command can run this tool. Or you could use Windows Task Scheduler to kickoff automation.

But literally any program that can execute a Command Line tool could be used.