Category: audio

Include or exclude Audio sources, filter your Microphone and everything related to Audio stuff will be gathered here.

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OBS-Studio: How to configure your Microphone – Noise Suppression, Noise Gate and Gain Filter

Remove background noise, turn your mic off automatically while not speaking or add gain if its volume is too low. All this can be done in just a few steps with OBS-Studio.   I will show you how to install the Mic DSP plugin to get a noise suppression filter and then how to configure your microphone in OBS-Studio to...

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Voicemeeter Banana – Audio Management for 1 and 2 PC Streaming Setups

With the Software Voicemeeter Banana by the guys from VB-Audio Software you can manage several Audio In and Outputs to give you the options to decide which sound should go onto your stream or recording and which goes to your speakers, headset or capture card for example. It is very easy to use once you know how it works, so...

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How to exclude Audio (Voice-Com, Music, etc.) from your Stream/Recording?

Its fortunately quite easy to exclude an Audio source from your stream or recording. But there are a few things we cannot do. So let us take a look at the different sources we may have available: Good Voice-Communication (Teamspeak, Skype, etc.) Music/MediaPlayer (software with good Audio options: foobar, winamp, etc.) Game sound (with good Audio options) [External Inputs (Line-In,...

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OBS-Studio: High Quality Recording and multiple Audio Tracks

In OBS-Studio you can very easily configure everything for “High Quality” recordings as well as multiple Audio Tracks. We simply need to go into the “Output” settings of OBS.  Simple High Quality Settings If you do not plan on streaming and do not want to record multiple audio tracks you can even keep to the Simple Output Mode as shown...

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How to easily manage your Audio Inputs and Outputs in Windows?

On Windows we often have different Input and Output Audio devices we want to manage. Unfortunately Windows makes it quite complicated for example to just record the Sound of a single program or to send the same sound to two or more Outputs. Luckily the guys from VB-Audio Software created two programs for us that want to help us with...

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OBS-MP: Filters for Sources/Scenes/Devices

In OBS-MP we now have the ability to add filters to our Sources, Scenes and even our Audio Devices. The following filters are available as of writing this guide: Scenes/Sources Image Mask/Blend Crop Color Correction Scroll Color Key Sharpen Chroma Key Audio Devices Gain Noise Gate You can add them by right-clicking your desired Scene, Source or Device and selecting...

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VB-Cable – The free alternative to VAC

In most of my audio guides and tutorials so far I used or mentioned VAC (Virtual Audio Cable) from time to time. The software is unfortunately not free but in many cases very useful. A virtual audio device can be used to exclude sound from your stream or recording for example.  Most alternatives you can find on the internet are...

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How to use Auto-Duck in Real Time: A new audio “ducking” software

First of all, what is audio ducking you might say? If you prefer the wikipedia description click here but in short it means that the audio volume of one source is lowered as soon as our selected source is active. You might know this from Radio Shows or Television. As soon as the moderator is talking, the music volume goes down...

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FFMpeg – Transcode, copy flv to mp4 and more

Today we want to take a look at the very useful video encoding and decoding tool-set FFMpeg. (ffmpeg, ffplay and ffprobe) FFMpeg allows you to convert Video and Audio files to several different formats and codecs, as well as cutting, resizing and other functions. So why do we need this? Some Video editors for example have big problems with certain...

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How to include one or more Audio Sources in your Stream with or without hearing them

To include an Audio source which is not running through our standard playback device we have two options: combine it with a source we can select or which is already used in our favorite streaming/recording tool or add it as its own source (if your software allows this) So let us take a look at some examples, first we will...