Record/Stream With OBS

  • Recording Your Set With OBS

Use: OBS is a free and open source software for video recording. You can use it to record your sets and save the recordings to your PC. From there, you can share them on social or with friends.

Steps

  1. Go to https://obsproject.com/ & Install OBS. - Accept all defaults. 

  2. Start Tribe and start OBS.

  3. Create a scene in OBS then set you game capture, audio input and audio output source. 

  4. Start recording.  

  5. Once your stop recording, the video file will be saved to the default location on your PC.

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  • Streaming Your Set With OBS

Use: OBS can also be used to stream live directly online. You can do this to perform on livestreaming platforms like Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, etc. Tribe XR also has Twitch integrations that enable more features for your Twitch streams.

  1. Follow Steps 1-3 above (recording your set with OBS)

  2. Go to “settings” in the bottom right corner of the OBS window.

  3. On the left side, click the “Stream” Icon.

  4. Under “Service” choose which platform you plan to stream. (this can be switched later)

  5. Plug in your platform stream key into the stream key section. Click Apply in the bottom right corner.

  6. Click “Start Streaming” on the main OBS page. You’re now live!

  • How to Livestream only the Master Audio

Use: When livestreaming, you want to stream only the master audio and not the cue audio. This way you can listen to incoming tracks without your audience hearing.

  1. Go to your Tribe > Settings.

  2. Set your Master Output to something other than the VR Device speakers or headphones you are wearing.

  3. Go to OBS.

  4. Add an Audio Output Capture Source and set it to the same device, e.g. Speakers.

  5. Make sure that only that device is active during your livestream.

Tribe Settings

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OBS audio Settings

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Video Tutorial

  • How To Run a Stream Test with Twitch

Use: Before you go live to you want to make sure all of your settings are perfect. It’s a bummer when you go live and your audience can’t hear you or can hear your cue audio. This is how to test it.

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