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Use Streaming Online Video/Live As Source In OBS Studio

This would be possible using OBS's BrowserSource. First, find the embed code for the stream (in YouTube you can click "Share" and then "Embed"). Find the src="" and copy the URL that's inside the ...
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How to skip/minimize encoding workload in OBS?

If you're streaming, OBS will re-encode the output each time. You can stream and record to disk at the same time, However, there's no way to "replay" that data directly to YouTube, it must ...
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OBS Studio: desktop audio falls out of sync

So with everything I've tried I'm not sure if I messed anything up, but.... Turning off "Use device timestamps" in the properties of "desktop audio" fixed the problem.
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How can I play a file created in OBS?

OBS is a video streaming and recording software, not a video player. You will need either find a video player that will play an .flv file, or switch your settings in OBS to record to a different ...
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phone vs dslr vs webcam for making videos

videos for youtube This does not describe your projects. Youtube is a place to publish your videos, does not tell the content of them. but definitely could be better What could be better? This is ...
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OBS custom filename for recordings

I saw your code on the OBS Forum as well and wanted to help here too. I made some tweaks to your Python example and it worked great! I want to clarify some things in case anyone wants to do exacly ...
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OBS custom filename for recordings

I've managed to achieve this using obs-websocket and simple/dirty python script. The obs-websocket plugin can get/set the pattern used by OBS to save recording files. Steps: Install/configure obs-...
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Firefox only uses OBS virtual camera

If you no longer need the virtual camera, you can uninstall the virtual camera plugin (whether it was installed as a separate plugin or as part of an OBS update) using the following commands in the ...
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YT stream key - best practice?

Is there a way I could have pushed my content through to the original URL (barring the big collapse)? That's not possible unfortunately, once you stop the live event the content that was ingested is ...
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Does recording desktop audio reduce quality?

Audacity would grab the digital data for recording in this case and since it uses a lossless format for recording you would not lose any information. I don't know about OBS but it would be surprising ...
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OBS studio capture webcam only?

You can grab the corners of the webcam object on the screen and expand it to fit the canvas. Make sure the webcam source is the correct resolution (in the Sources column, right-click on Video Capture ...
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Schedule a live stream of a pre-recorded video

For anyone else looking to accomplish this, I've used both restream and onstream.live for this, with good success. There are some video encoding requirements for each that you need to stick to. I ...
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Schedule a live stream of a pre-recorded video

So I ended up running the streams through Vimeo, who provide their own "Livestream Studio" software, which lets you stream from a pre-recorded file. They don't let you pre-upload the video, ...
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NDI vs RTSP/RTMP in PTZOptics cameras

We used RTSP and it works fine. There are a few benefits of NDI (like doing PTZ controls over that protocol) but not worth the price jump for the cameras, in my opinion ($600 to upgrade each camera ...
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How to record with low file size in OBS

I intend to use OBS with the same objective but I'm getting pretty large files as well. Aiming to get 300mb ish videos and I'm ending up with 800mb - 1gb... and lowering bitrate and resolution didn't ...
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Is it normal that using OBS with the Skype NDI integration is unusable on mid-2015 Macbook Pro?

I'm assuming Skype is decoding and re-encoding the video stream at that point. If so, then yes, that's probably entirely normal. You have two MPEG encoders running at the same time. My 2017 MBP (i7)...
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Video production at higher quality - alternatives and solutions

First variant: You can try to set resloution of your display to 1920x1080, but I think that you will have scroll on your screen. I know that with digital connect via DVI port on Windows PC with XP it ...
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Can I export keyframe settings in OBS?

Yes, you can! In your streamEncoder.json add the following. { ... "keyint_sec": 2 ... }
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OBS RTMP to Web player

Perhaps you've already discovered a solution, but you need a server that accepts the RTMP stream, and outputs an HLS video stream. You can then use one of many JavaScript players (like video.js) to ...
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h264 (Constrained Baseline)/(h264 (native) vs h264 (libx264)

Let me clarify what a stream mapping line such as the one below, indicates. Stream #0:0 -> #0:0 (h264 (native) -> h264 (libx264)) Stream #0:0 indicates that the input stream is from the first ...
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Fixing screen flicker / screen tearing

The propose algorithm can be implemented using Blender's Compositor. Here's a working project file: https://is.gd/TeA4xC You need to supply the same video file as input to three input nodes - each ...
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Can I capture different native resolutions with the same CCD-Sensor?

No, there is physically only one 'native resolution' for any hardware sensor. It is the number of physically distinct light sensitive areas on the sensor chip and is set in silicone at the time of ...
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Use Streaming Online Video/Live As Source In OBS Studio

a better way to do this is to make a .html file with this content <iframe width="1920" height="1080"src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/[VIDEO ID]?&autoplay=1"...
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How to Record Screen in 4K on 1920x1080 monitor? (OBS Studio)

The easiest way I think would be to set up a virtual machine. I use VMWare Workstation 12. However Virtualbox is free. Youd have to install your OS and screen capture software (such as Bandicam which ...
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Why has my game video, captured with OBS/Win10 DVR, a black screen in iMovie/WindowsMovieMaker?

The variable frame rate is all that stands out. Save future videos with constant frame rate. As for these ones, transcode using ffmpeg* to CFR MP4s: ffmpeg -i currentvideo.mp4 -c:a copy -crf 16 -r 30 ...
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OBS Studio - 'Blurred background copy' effect. Is this possible using only filters?

You can achieve something which is kind of the same by duplicating the media and changing the transform slightly in multiple times. They have to have color correction and you can tweak the opacity so ...
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OBS Studio - 'Blurred background copy' effect. Is this possible using only filters?

I don't believe OBS can live blurring effect. The effect you want is actually called compositing where there are two layers and one does not have a blur effect and the other one does. Donkey Kong ...
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OBS Studio multitrack audio exports only one track

In OBS Studio go to Settigns->Output->Recording and under Recording Format you have Audio Track. You have to enable audio tracks that you set up in audio mixer. You can also name them in Audio tab.
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Open Broadcaster MOV to MP4 conversion

Are you using OBS Studio? If yes, you should try OBS built-in convertor to mp4. Use File->Convert Recording.
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