Author: RobinJack0r

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...

How to add a Chat-Overlay to your Stream

This tutorial can be used with OBS/XSplit and similar streaming programs. I will explain how to add a chat overlay using the window capture/screen-region abilties of said programs, as well as using a plugin for mIRC or the logfiles of Hexchat. If you prefer a video version, check this link. mIRC or Hexchat with a Plugin or using the Logfile...

Stream Control and OBS – Lower Thirds / Scoreboards / animated Team Info / and more

Today I have an interesting guide for a few different types of streams. Either you are a professional player and want to add some infos or a scoreboard to your stream or you are a shoutcaster and want to show what teams are playing, use Lower Thirds to tell the viewers who is commentating or just do some nice animations...

How to run more than one Stream/Instance with/of OBS

How to run more than one Stream/Instance with/of OBS

If you want to stream to more than one location or do a high quality recording with different settings of your stream, you probably ran into the problem that OBS does not allow you to do this yet. Though it will be added in the future we can use a workaround at the moment to do it already. The video...

Multi-Source streaming Setup

Streaming more than one input source can probably be done in several ways. I will try to two different ways to stream the input of several PCs using one central “Streaming PC”. The first option can only be used if all input creating sources are located near the streaming PC and can be connected using a video cable, as in...