STREAM TEAMS 101

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What is a stream team? According to Twitch, stream teams are a way to “unite and connect streamers.” Often communities of streamers gathered under a shared mission statement or values. Some teams are purely for leisure and friendship, whereas others have goals of networking, education, charity work and more. Each team can vary greatly in […]

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OBS Studio Guide

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A pivotal corner of the streaming market, Open Broadcaster Software is a completely free program that allows anyone to dive into the world of streaming. With many variations out there (OBS Studio, OBS.Live, Streamlabs OBS) it provides an open library that can be utilized for developers to provide extensions and alternatives to consumers. We will […]

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OBS Guide: Using a Capture Card for PS4

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Today, we’re going to go through the basic steps of how to connect your PS4 to your streaming PC using an Elgato HD60 capture card and OBS/SLOBS software. Step 1: Gather your supplies! You will need the following list of things before you start: 2 HDMI Cables 1 Micro USB to USB Cable A monitor […]

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SLOBS Adds an App Store for Streamers

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  Streamlabs OBS (or SLOBS for short) has been making headway to stand apart from its Studio counterpart, and this update is another step in that direction. Launching an App Store aimed at streaming, SLOBS hopes to introduce tools that can help streamers create a unique experience for their channels and help independent developers get […]

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Transitions from Streaming to Tournaments

Bebo Transitions from Streaming Service to Tournament Platform

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Bebo, the growing streaming service that offered everything you needed to stream in one box, is throwing in the towel on Wednesday October 17th. But it isn’t closing its doors. It’s refocusing the business model and going “all in” on tournaments. In a post by Shaanvp, he goes into details about how they set out […]

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OBS Version 22 Update

OBS Studio Update 22.0 – Source Grouping & Performance Improvements

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OBS Studio continues to improve on its already great design. A handful of bugs squashed, features tweaked or added, and hotfixes were in this update. Let’s list the major points to this update! Hardware acceleration has been added to the browser source for Windows. This means the source that usually gives everyone’s CPU a run […]

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NDI Guide for Dual PC Streaming

NDI Guide For Dual PC Streaming Without a Capture Card

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So you’re tired of your single PC streaming rig? Maybe you’re ready to upgrade to an awesome dual PC setup, but you don’t know what capture card to get. Or you’re tired of fighting with your capture card and want a simpler solution. Well NDI, may be the answer. First, what is a dual PC […]

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Streamlabs OBS remote control

Streamlabs OBS Adds Remote Control Support

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Having complete control of your stream is always ideal. With the constant gameplay, reading messages, and alerts, it’s sometimes amazing how a streamer keeps up with everything! With the new Streamlabs OBS update, you can control your sources right from your phone! With the Streamlabs mobile app you can: Start or Stop stream Switch between […]

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OBS 21.0 Update

OBS 21.0 Update Introduces Scripting and Other Cool Features

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Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) released their latest update including a hotfix patch. Version 21.0 introduces scripting support, new audio features, and new production features. Luajit/Python3 Scripting Support What exactly does this mean for the average user? OBS now includes a number of example scripts for things like a countdown timer, analogue clock, or instant replay. If […]

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Elgato Stream Deck 2.0 Update

Elgato Releases Stream Deck 2.0 Update

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Elgato has just released their largest update yet for the Stream Deck which brings some welcome fixes as well as plenty of new features to play around with. Here’s what’s new: Smart Profiles The Stream Deck will now automatically change the profile based on the front-most application. Multi-Device Support While the Stream Deck comes with […]

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Streamlabs OBS Beta

Streamlabs OBS Beta Releases

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Streamlabs is starting 2018 off strong with one of its biggest product releases yet: Streamlabs OBS. In a livestream on their Twitch channel on Thursday night, the Streamlabs developers announced the newest free livestreaming software is currently in Open Beta. The program acts as an all-in-one resource application for your broadcasts and is already shaping […]

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Streaming News: TwitchCon Contest, OBS v20, Discord Video Chat [Week of 8/6/17]

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Earn Free Bits: http://streamersquare.com/earn-free-b… Purple Ticket Contest: http://streamersquare.com/twitch-purp… Super Themes: http://streamersquare.com/streameleme… Monetizing Your Stream: http://streamersquare.com/complete-gu… Elgato Cam Link and Green Screen: http://streamersquare.com/elgato-anno… OBS Version 20: http://streamersquare.com/obs-studio-… Discord Video Chat: http://streamersquare.com/discord-tes…

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OBS Studio Version 20 Update

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OBS Studio has released a wonderful update, attaching a ton of changes and new features to help you with your streaming for the future! Let’s dive in to see what they’ve added. OBS is now modular! Now you can move the various elements around to your preference. To do this, start by going to View […]

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OBS 19.0 Update

OBS 19.0 Update Adds an Auto-Configuration Wizard

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Earlier this month Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) released it’s 19.0 update along with several hotfix patches. In addition to changes and bug fixes across the board, there were some OS specific updates as well. So What’s New? One of the coolest additions to OBS is an auto-configuration wizard. This feature attempts to run a series of tests to […]

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OBS Version 18 Update

OBS Studio 18.0 Update

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OBS version 18.0 was released today and it adds some pretty nifty features. At the top of the list is audio monitoring. In the advanced settings, you can now set a device to monitor your audio from. For your common, everyday broadcasting needs, this might be a little advanced but for larger productions of video shows […]

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OBS Getting Started

Getting Started on OBS

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When you open OBS, or Open Broadcaster Software, for the first time, you’re greeted with a blank screen and some buttons. It’s kind of scary but we’ll get you to streaming status in no time. We’ll go through some of the menus to help get you started. Not necessarily everything, but enough for you to […]

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OBS Overview

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When talking about streaming, especially in the context of “Getting Started,” the subject of software quickly comes up. While more options are becoming available, Open Broadcaster Software or OBS has been around for quite some time. OBS is likely to be robust enough to produce any kind of broadcast you’d want to do as a new […]

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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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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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OBS Studio

Recent Windows 10 Update Causes OBS/Game Crashes – Fix

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So, the latest Windows 10 update is causing games to crash upon launch when trying to use game capture with OBS Multiplatform. This problem persists for a number of games, including The Division, Dark Souls 2 & Fallout 4. The temporary fix for this is quick and easy, simply delete the following file: %appdata%\obs-studio\plugin_config\win-capture OBS […]

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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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Dealing with Technical Difficulties

Dealing with Technical Difficulties

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There’s nothing like having an argument over which actor played in a certain film, and then turning to your smart phone for an instant answer. When I was growing up, we were still chiseling out our math homework on stone tablets. And also lumping our dinner over the head and dragging it into the cave. […]

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