Guides and Tutorials in Text and Video form

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...

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...

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...

Recording/Streaming – Choose your bitrate

Local Recording For a local recording we have two options. First of all we can just “un-limit” the bitrate. That way the encoder will just use as much bitrate as he wants to. Since we are not streaming right away, we do not have to worry about our upload speed or similar stuff. But before we would upload the files...

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...

Two PC Streaming or Recording without a CaptureCard

Today a slightly different setup than usual. We will use two PC’s for this without the need of using a CaptureCard. Lets see our requirements: First PC Second PC Good CPU(i7) or Quicksync or NVEnc or another HW Encoder Good CPU (i5/i7) The stream is being mainly produced on the first PC. We use either our Hardware encoder or our CPU...

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...

How to do a 16:9 stream with any size of Video-input

Most webplayers nowadays use the 16:9 format in a webbrowser. It can sometimes even be a problem to stream or record in the 4:3 or 5:4 format and then watching your own stream. The result will be black borders. If you want to learn a bit more about aspect ratios, also check out this guide. But today I want to...

Professional Event Setup – Several Cameras, PC’s and a Master Server

Now both setups had the idea of producing two different Streams for two different Games. But if you want to do a professional Main Stage stream for example, with multiple Cameras, live footage of all players (in the example two) and footage of both commentator PCs you might want to use a dedicated PC which is able to receive all...