OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) is a free desktop and open-source cross-platform streaming and recording program built with Qt and maintained by the OBS Project.

Prepping the Overlays

Before you can output your overlays with OBS, you have to prep them in Studio. Learn how to prep your overlays in Studio in steps 1-4 of the Beginner's Guide.

Outputting with OBS

1 - Add a Source

Press on the "+" under the "Sources" panel and select Browser. Make sure to name the source appropriately after your Singular Layer,

Adding a Source

  

2 - Add your Singular Output URL

Copy your Singular Output URL link to the URL field. You will also need to manually put your desired Width and Height (for ex. 1920W and 1080H)

Inputting Singular Output URL

 

Note

Shortcut: CTRL-F (Windows) or Command-F (Mac) will set your overlay layer to the output resolution defined in your show settings. 

If you are not seeing your overlays, make sure:

  • A) You have an overlay in your control app taken on-air.
  • B) Your new Singular OBS layer is on top of all video layers. 
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