Guides and Tutorials in Text and Video form

How to install a plugin for OBS?

Installing a plugin in OBS is very easy, you just have to make sure you are installing a plugin for the correct version of OBS. If you downloaded the OBS installer and used the default location the file paths will look like this on a 64bit Windows: C:\Program Files(x86)\OBS\plugins 32bit plugins go here C:\Program Files\OBS\plugins (old OBS versions used: C:\Program Files(x86)\OBS\64bit\plugins)...

Add one (or more) Audio sources to OBS

Most video streaming/recording programs nowadays only allow you to select the Microphone device which you want to use for your recordings/streamings. Luckily many programs and even some games allow us to select which output device they will use, so we can exclude audio off our recorded material. OBS even goes further, it not just allows us to select which “desktop”...

Useful streaming and recording Tools

As a streamer and youtuber I am always looking for useful tools that can simplify my work flow or add useful information to my stream. In this article I want to share some of the most useful ones I found and regularly use. SNAZ – Stream pc time-countdown and more live Excerpt of the current functions: System time System date Countdown to...

Which Capture Card should I get for streaming or recording? And do I need one?

I want to start today’s Guide with a few questions: Why do you want to get a Capture Card? Do you want to capture a console? Skip the next questions and read the next paragraph, else read on. If you answered the last question with no, do you plan on using the Capture Card in a two-PC setup? If you...

What kind of Video Splitter or Switch should I get?

Sometimes you might want to get one Video Source to several Outputs or several Video Sources to one Output. Splitter: A splitter takes one input signal and sends it to X available outputs, for example 1×2 or 1×4 or even more. -> Connect a console to your TV and Capture Card Switch: A switch allows you to get X inputs...

Useful Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) Plugins

You probably already heard about OBS, which is a free and open source alternative to programs like Wirecast and XSplit. It was created October 2012 and has been updated a lot since then. A very nice feature that has been added and later tuned is the Plugin “system”. It allows creative people to create all kinds of their own plugins....

Get a list of running processes

Similar to getting a list of installed programs with the PowerShell, you can grab a list of running processes and save it as a txt file using the older Command Prompt or as well using the PowerShell. tasklist /v This will print the list on screen, which makes it a bit hard to read, so its easier if we save...

Get a List of Software installed on your Computer

Get a List of Software installed on your Computer

I just recently found this very simple way to check what programs are currently installed on my PCs. I then use Notepad++ to compare those two files. Thanks to HowToGeek.com for the Tip. You just need a PowerShell command-line window and enter the following command: Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Product | Select-Object -Property Name This will print the list of installed programs...

Add a shortcut to your Soundmixer(s)

Streaming, recording, playing Games. All at the same time when possible. There can be different reasons why you often have to manage the volume of your sound devices. And the more sound devices you use, the worse it gets.   As you can see in my example, I normally have 5 devices active, one being my TV which is easily...

Activate your Stereo Mix

***FOR VIA High Definition Devices: You cannot use the independent Headphone setting if you want to use the Stereo Mix. It has to be set to “Redirected Headphone” in the VIA Control Panel.*** First of all we want to make sure you can see all Audio devices in your Windows System. So please open the control panel and then the...