Guides and Tutorials in Text and Video form

Do a Picture in Picture Stream with OBS and NGINX

In today’s tutorial I want to show you how to do a picture in picture stream with a friend (or more people). We will be using nginx compiled with the rtmp module, in this case the windows version will be sufficient. In this text guide I will explain two different setups. First the more simple setup, one output stream that...

nginx-rtmp – Autostart on boot

The autostart process of your nginx server mainly depends on two different factors: Linux or Windows installation which Linux distribution For Windows you have the option to install nginx as a service, or to just add it to your startup folder: https://github.com/InvGate/winginx Under Linux you will have to find a init file that fits to your distribution. For Ubuntu I...

Console Streaming Setup

A widely used Setup if you want to stream off your XBox, PS3, Wii or even a Super Nintendo (though you will have to change the setup depending on the system you use) The PC does all streaming work.   This setup is not as complicated as it looks, it depends on your usage if you need two microphones or...

One PC Setups

On the next pages you can find different setups using just a single PC to stream and/or record your games, which you play on that same PC: Simple/Default One PC Setup One PC Setup – using a Capture Card (with or without passthrough) After reading those Guides, check out how to find your perfect bitrate, what encoding means and how you decide...

Windows Audio System – Setup examples

In part two of my Windows Audio System guide I want to give you some example setups. If you have questions or miss a setup that could be useful for others, just message me or post a comment. Now click on read more for the examples.

Windows Audio System – Why is this so complicated?

The Windows Audio system gives us quite a lot of options to mix different source sources, but at the same time it also restricts and limits us. But as with the matrix, there are rules that can be broken and rules that can be bend. In the end you can nearly do anything you want, except for one thing: Software...

Quicksync, Shadowplay, Hardware or CPU encoding?

In today’s article I want to talk about the different encoding options that are currently available to you for streaming or recording video files. The different encoders allow you to use different parts of your hardware/system to do the hard work and encode your video file. Most common at the moment, for streaming, is the x264 encoder which is used in...

How to use the "listen" function of Windows properly

If you are like me and like to try every option your computer offers at least once, you probably already heard about or saw the listen tab every recording device in Windows (I think vista?? and later) has. Now what does this function do, how do we use it and why? Send the Audio of a Recording device to a...