OBS(Open Broadcaster Software) is free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. You can use either your PC’s embedded camera or externally connected camera as a video source with OBS. Sound sources also can be configured.
Let’s have a look at step by step how to use OBS for streaming:
- Install OBS
Download OBS Studio from obsproject.com and Install it. You can download it on Windows, Mac and Linux.
- Add Sources
When you open OBS, it starts to capture from your built-in camera if it exists by default. You can add or remove video/audio sources from the ‘Sources’ section. OBS is an easy to use and pro tool that has many features. Find out more information about streaming with OBS here.
- Configure OBS
- Click Settings in the OBS Window and then Select Stream.
- Choose Custom Streaming Server in the Stream Type dropdown menu.
- In the URL box, type/paste your Server
- In the Stream key, type/paste your Stream key
- Start Streaming
Close the Settings window and click on the “Start Streaming” button in the main window of OBS.