Category: streaming

You plan to start streaming or want to refine your setup, add another nice source to show something unique? Then check through this section for everything streaming related.

OBS-Studio: Send an UDP Stream to a second PC using OBS

OBS-Studio: Send an UDP Stream to a second PC using OBS

Instead of using OBS in the usual way of sending out an rtmp stream, the custom FFmpeg output offers us even more output protocols that we can use. In this guide I will use UDP as an example. First we of course have to configure OBS-Studio: Settings -> Output -> Output Mode -> Advanced Recording -> Type -> Custom Output...

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How to Stream to Facebook Live

Facebook added Live Streams to their Facebook Pages. So if you own a page you can from now on start streaming on Facebook. (It might not be unlocked for everyone right away. And you might need to have a certain number of likes. I could not find exact info about this.) There are a few limitations though (see here or read...

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My stream lags/buffers/loads constantly for my viewers, but why?

To answer this question we first have to ask another one: Are “we” dropping frames? In OBS we can fortunately see this right away in the bottom bar: But most other streaming programs of course also show a similar counter. If you are dropping frames this will probably be the reason for your viewers problems. If the packages do not reach your provider,...

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Use two or more Instances of OBS

While Jim is re-writing OBS to probably sooner or later simplify the whole process, we can already use OBS(1) to stream to two locations or stream and record at the same time. In contrast to my “How to easily stream to two or more locations?” guide we will use OBS, two instances (or more if wanted) and have the advantage...

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Xsplit Broadcaster 1.3 – Guide for Starters

You want to start streaming? Have not used a software similar to XSplit before? Are not sure where to start? Then you have come to the right place. I will try to explain, step by step and in an useful order, how to get started and setup your XSplit for streaming. First of all, let us take a look at...

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XSplit Broadcaster 2.0 – Guide for Starters

You want to start streaming? Have not used a software similar to XSplit before? Are not sure where to start? Then you have come to the right place. I will try to explain, step by step and in an useful order, how to get started and setup your XSplit for streaming. First of all, let us take a look at...

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Open Broadcaster Software – Guide for starters

You want to start streaming? Have not used a software similar to OBS before? Are not sure where to start? Then you have come to the right place. I will try to explain, step by step and in an useful order, how to get started and setup your OBS for streaming OR recording. First of all, we should make sure...

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OBS Tutorials – League of Legends – Scene Switcher Plugin

The League of Legends Scene Switcher allows you to automate your OBS for your next LoL match. You can completely concentrate on the game while OBS does the rest for you. First of all you of course need to download the plugin: League of Legends Scene Switch You can get the plugin both for the 32bit and 64bit version of...

Useful AutoHotkey Scripts for your Streaming/Recording

Useful AutoHotkey Scripts for your Streaming/Recording

There are of cause a lot of scripts available for autohotkey, but today I want to show you just a few scripts I picked out that can be useful while streaming or recording stuff. For all tools I offer you the compiled executable file which you can run right away, as well as the autohotkey-file to edit and change if...

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How to easily stream to two or more locations?

Streaming to more than one service can be done quite easily with nginx. So let me quickly explain a few things first: your upload bandwidth is “the” limit: (your upload – some free room) / stream bitrate = maximum number of streams nginx-rtmp on windows cannot transcode for you, so input = output BUT the linux version can send different...