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September 29, 2015

How to video record or live stream?

Today I will introduce a very powerful and light program called Open Broadcaster Software (OBS).
OBS is a free, open source software for live streaming and recording your desktop to upload to Live streaming supports all the streaming service sites such as,, and many other streaming sites including Youtube live Streaming.

This program supports Following Operating Systems: Windows 7/8/10, OSX 10.8+ for Mac/Apple users, and Linux.

Download Open Broadcaster Software.

OBS looks like this on your Desktop. Double Click to run it.

Click Next▶

If you get this error saying "missing DirectX Components"

We can use DirectX Fixer for OBS for people who have trouble downloading DirectX

Go to this link below:

Download and install

Your finished install screen will look like this.

Then reopen the OBS Setup▶
Click Next▶

Now it will skip to License Agreement page.
click I Agree▶

Successfully Installed▶

This is the Main Screen for OBS▶

Continue by clicking settings Top Left▶

Go to Encoding ▶
Change Max Bitrate from 1000 to 4000
to increase the resolution of your stream/video recording.
Click Apply After you Made your Changes▶

You can also adjust your FPS on Video Section of Settings if you want higher than 30 FPS.
Also I highly recommend you to Disable Aero.
(Windows Aero is the premium visual experience of Windows 7. It features a translucent glass design with subtle window animations and new window colors. This causes lag if your recording.)
Click Apply After you Made your Changes▶

 Change your Audio Settings for your Audio Devices.
For Desktop Audio Device just set as default.
Set Microphone/Auxiliary Audio Devices for your Mic Input.
Click Apply After you Made your Changes▶

Next you will need to add a Monitor to Capture. Right Click
 on the Source Board on the main Screen of OBS▶

There may be features that you may want to use. Click OK after you made your changes.▶

Now if you click Start Recording or Preview Steram you can check your Recordings or stream on your OBS Preview Screen▶
There may be many more Plug-ins or Texture you may want to add.
Just Right Click Scenes section or Source sections to make those changes for your visual improvement on your screen.
You may also want very newest update Plug-ins for your recording.
Go to 

to download the newest Plug-ins for your stream/recordings

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