OBS Studio

Window Capturing Browsers in OBS Fix

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As of late a number of OBS users have been reporting issues when attempting to window capture their browser, specifically Google Chrome. To fix this, you need to turn off hardware acceleration in your browser settings. How to turn off Hardware Acceleration in Google Chrome: Open Google Chrome. Click Customize and Control Google Chrome > […]

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OBS Studio

OBS Studio 0.14.0 Released

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A new version of OBS Studio has been released with a couple of notable changes and new features. New Transitions – “Slide” and “Fade to Color” have been added as options to your scene transitions. ALT Cropping – Finally! ALT Cropping is here! No more having to add a crop filter and annoyingly adjusting each edge. […]

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XSplit Stream Offline Fix

Is Your Twitch Stream Offline When Using XSplit?

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A number of XSplit users have been reporting issues of their stream not going as live when streaming to Twitch or have been unable to start recording. The cause of this issue is unregistered .dll files in Windows OS files. To fix, follow the following steps: Download regfix.bat and place anywhere on your hard drive […]

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Infiniscene Open Beta

Infiniscene Enters Open Beta

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Today, Infiniscene has switched from a closed, invite-only Beta to an Open Beta, allowing anyone interested in checking out the developing streaming software to use it. Infiniscene is a web-based broadcasting program that uses cloud power to encode and broadcast your stream, taking the weight of streaming off your CPU. It is currently free to use […]

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Chat Overlay

How to Display Chat on Stream

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Although not too common, especially with the recent addition of chat replay in Twitch VoDs, some streamers like to show their chat on stream. Here, we’ll go over pros and cons of displaying chat on stream and a few easy ways to add your chat to your own stream. Reasons to Show Chat Splash screens Intro scene AFK screen […]

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OBS Browser Source

How to Set Up Browser Source for Streaming

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If you use a donation or subscription alert system like TwitchAlerts, or maybe you are using BraneBot‘s polling system, chances are you’ve been given a long URL that you’re expected to plug in somewhere in order for it to display on your stream. This URL requires using a Browser Source in your broadcasting software. What […]

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Capture Stream Highlights with Oddshot

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Did you just witness a hilarious moment in someone’s stream and want to easily capture it and share it with your friends? Oddshot is a browser plugin that lets you do just that. Available for Chrome and Firefox, the Oddshot plugin allows you to capture the last 40 seconds of a livestream. Oddshot is currently […]

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Ensure Video File Compatibility

How to Ensure the Compatibility of Video Files for OBS Studio (0.13.1)

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A streamer I moderate for ran into some problems with her outro video in OBS Studio version 0.13.1, where the video was just a black screen and wouldn’t actually play. Even playing the video in Windows Media Player resulted in hearing the audio but only seeing a black screen instead of the actual footage. What was even more […]

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Show Your Heartrate Guide

How to Show Your Heartrate on Stream

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Do you play scary or intense games and wish you could show your heartrate to your viewers? Well, you can! With this method, you will be able to display your heartrate on your computer and capture the live feed to your stream. Note that this is just one way to do it, if you’ve developed […]

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Elgato Delay Fix

The Elgato Capture Card 2 Second Delay: Fixed

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SPECIAL NOTE: The below guide will work with any external capture card that uses USB 2.0 speed, as all of those cards will have some type of delay.  To find out how much delay, see the “How to check if you’re Synced” paragraph. So you’ve hooked up your Elgato capture card perfectly.  You’ve sat down […]

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Elgato Game Capture HD

Elgato Game Capture HD Setup for Consoles in OBS

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You might be wondering, “Since I can stream directly from my current generation console, why do I need an Elgato capture card or to run OBS through my PC?”  Well…StreamerSquare already posted a handy guide for streaming directly from your PS4.  But you may want to boost your streaming experience for your viewers by using […]

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OBS Encoding Problems

How to Fix Encoding Problems with OBS

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It happens to the best of us. You’ll be streaming, everything will be going fine. Then, a little red message pops in the bottom of your OBS screen, reading encoding problems. Your stream starts to lag and your quality is hurt. Don’t worry. You’re beautiful gaming PC isn’t to blame. OBS uses the best video […]

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