XSplit Broadcaster is a live streaming and video-mixing application developed and maintained by SplitmediaLabs. It is mostly used for live streaming or video recording purposes.

Prepping the Overlays

Before you can output your overlays with XSplit Broadcaster, you have to prep them in Studio. If you already know how to do this, skip this step.

Preparing Your Singular Overlays in Studio

A - Log into Singular, Download a Theme

Sign up for Singular (if you haven't already), log in to your Dashboard, and download a free theme from the Marketplace. To access the Marketplace, hit the "New" button in the upper left corner and select "Market".

Selecting "New" and then "Singular Market"

Downloading a theme


If you need a more thorough explanation, check out a quick tutorial on how to do the previous steps, here

B - Open up your theme into Studio, prepare your overlays.

Right click on your newly downloaded theme, select "Open with" and then choose "Studio". This is the Control Application you will use to prepare and operate your live overlays.

Right clicking on theme, selecting "Open with" and then choosing "Studio"


Prepare your overlays by choosing the "Auto Playlist" button from the three dot menu in the upper right corner and then updating the contents of the overlays within the Overlay Editor.

Selecting "Auto Playlist"

Editing overlay contents in the "Overlay Editor"


To learn more Studio overlay operation tips, click here. 

Outputting with XSplit Broadcaster

The following is a tutorial on how to add your Singular overlays into XSplit Broadcaster:

1 - Add Source

Find and click the "Add Source" menu in the lower left corner of the main window and then select "Webpage".

2 - Paste Output URL

Paste your Singular Output URL into the field provided in the next module and click okay.


3 - Fit to Screen

You can fit your new overlay layer to fill the whole preview screen by clicking and dragging the window fill the preview screen.



Your output page will load, and if you have overlays on-air in your control app, you'll see them appear in the main window.

If you are not seeing your overlays, make sure:

  • A) you have an overlay in your control app taken on-air
  • B) and that your new overlay layer is on top of all video layers. 
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