Author: RobinJack0r

How to select the correct Aspect Ratio for your Recording/Stream

You probably used a term like 16:9, 1080p, 1080i or similar yourself, but you maybe never felt the need to resize a picture or video and think about what aspect ratio will be suitable for the resize. Now some programs like OBS allow you to choose a downscale value which will keep the input aspect ratio intact. But sometimes you...

OBS: How to downscale or resize, and whats point filtering?

The Open Broadcaster Software currently (v0.522b) gives us two options to stream or record our footage on a different resolution than our input resolution. I dont want to talk about why you want to change your output Resolution as there are several reasons for this, so lets get on to our available options: Resize Instead of setting your Desktop/Footage resolution,...

Multi-Track-Audio and Video recording

Multi-Track-Audio and Video recording

What we want to achieve is the following, a Video file including 4 different Audio Tracks, to be used in Sony Vegas or After Effects for editing purposes: We need the following software: (some Software can be replaced with similar programs) Virtual Audio Cable Dxtory (Stereo mixer, can ease the configuration) Video Game Teamspeak/Mumble/Skype (you can also exclude Music IF...

Two useful MIRC scripts: Welcoming script and highlight recorder

Two useful MIRC scripts: Welcoming script and highlight recorder

Using the twitch chat to keep in touch with your viewers can be very important. A warm welcome for everyone that joins your chat is pretty easy to script for Mirc. Just add the following lines of code to your Script Editors Remote section (Tools -> Script editor or ALT+R). on 1:JOIN:#thehempsociety: { if ($nick != $me) { /msg $chan...

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...