Tagged: audio

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

How to use the Replay Buffer?

The latest update of Open Broadcaster Software, for Windows, added a new feature called the “Replay Buffer”. This neat little option allows you to save the last X seconds of Video and Audio to your disk on the press of a button. You might know this feature already from Nvidia’s Shadowplay or other Software. You first have to configure the...

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...

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...

Get your voice into any Streaming Software with Teamspeak and VAC/VB-Cable

In this Guide we will use a combination of Teamspeak and Virtual Audio Cable to get your Voice into mostly any streaming or recording software that allows you to use your default Microphone or to select the Microphone to be used. You can then use either Push to Talk or Voice Activation or a Continuous Transmission with several Hotkey options....

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.