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Grab an Internetfile every 10 secs to save it locally

Grab an Internetfile every 10 secs to save it locally

Today someone asked the question if the OBS software would be able to use an online text file instead of a local one. It should also check this file for changes and update accordingly. Now my main concern is that downloading an internetfile can always go wrong for some strange reason and could maybe lead to a crash or hang...

Advanced VAC (Virtual Audio Cable) Guide

Advanced VAC (Virtual Audio Cable) Guide

I already talked about several ways to use VAC in my previous Guides. Just check the Streaming Guides Audio section. This time I want to show you how to start VAC repeaters with a batch file and of course some more stuff which could be interesting to some virtual audio device users! Let´s start with the batch file creation, I...

VidStudio or vMix – Which one should I use?

I found two very useful programs to add different types of media to your stream. Both are similar but also have different options. VidStudio is completely free to use, vMix on the other hand, offers you a 60-day Trial to test its full functionality. You will now get a short overview of both Programs, and some example Screenshots. VidStudio Camera...

How to split your Front and Back Audio Ports (VIA/Realtek)

Splitting the front and back audio ports of your Soundcard allows you to use various different Audio setups to in or exclude sound sources. Below you can see the Realtek Control Panel (Asus styled) as well as an example Via Control Panel: Use the marked options to split your Audio ports, next we want to make sure you can see...

Get your Voice into XSplit

To get your voice into XSplit is fortunately quite easy. With a few simple clicks you should be ready to go. Start up XSplit then click on “Tools” and “General settings” (Depending on your license the view can differ a bit, the important part is the Audio area) Choose your Microphone from the available devices in the dropdown menu. “Audio...

Get your voice into OBS

Adding your own voice to a recording or stream is very easy with OBS. Start OBS and click on Settings, then Audio: Red: Here you select your Microphone or the device you want to use to get your Voice on the Stream Green: You can activate the included Push-to-talk feature here and select a desired Hotkey. The delay allows you...

Is my ISP traffic shaping my connection?

Thanks to a guy on the #OBSproject Quakenet channel I found this pretty neat program by the Georgia Tech College. It´s called shaper probe! Grab it here! The goal of DiffProbe is to detect if an ISP is classifying certain kinds of traffic as “low priority”, providing different levels of service for them. DiffProbe actively (and non-intrusively) probes the network...

NirCmd: Useful commands

NirCmd: Useful commands

Following the Audio Guide you can find here, I also wanted to list some more useful features of NirCmd. First of all, you need the Program from the NirSoft Page: Download NirCmd Download NirCmd 64-bit Using a shortcut or the windows commandprompt, or a batch file you can use the following commands:    restartexplorerRestarts Windows Explorer gracefully.shellrefresh Initiate a general...

NirCmd: Change Windows Audio settings per Shortcut or Hotkey

“NirCmd is a small command-line utility that allows you to do some useful tasks without displaying any userinterface”. Today I´m gonna show you how to use this program to change Windows 7 sound settings, like Volume, active devices and similar stuff. Even setting up a hot-key to mute a single Application is possible. First of all, you need the Program...

How to clean my System for Streaming/Recording or Gaming?

Here is a quick tutorial on how to clean your System so its set for a nice streaming/recording or gaming experience: While proceeding through the steps, steck your Number of Processes and Ram Usage, for example with Process Explorer (run as Administrator) Update your System Components, Codecs, Flash, .Net Ninite K-Lite Codecpack .Net Remove unnecessary programs that run at startup....