Installation and set up of OBS Studio in Windows, Mac and Linux.
WHAT IS AN OBS STUDIO?
OBS (Open Broadcaster Studio) is is a free and open-source software suite for recording and live streaming. OBS provides real-time source and device capture, scene composition, encoding, recording, and broadcasting. It is best suitable for screen recording your system while enabling your face-time at the same time. It is a cross-platform software and thus can be used in Windows, Mac and Linux OS systems.
STEPS TO INSTALL OBS STUDIO
Click on https://obsproject.com/download to download for Windows, Mac and Linux.
Right click on the file you downloaded and select “Run as administrator”
Keep clicking Next as below:
Select a folder where you want to keep the OBS software.
Click on Install and then click on Finish once installation is completed :
Click on + or – in the Source box to add or remove additional features as below :
Select on “Video Capture Device” to add face-cam on your screen recording or live streaming. Keep a name for video capture device like WebCam and select OK as below :
Your webcam also starts recording and if it’s not showing, uncheck on “Deactivate when not showing” option.
You can move the face-cam box anywhere on your screen and adjust its dimensions too as below.
Click on + icon in source box and add Display Capture to add screen recording feature :
Give the feature a name (screen recording) and click OK :
A multiple group of screens appears and click on OK :
Move/drag the Webcam feature above screen recording feature to reveal your face-cam.You can mute your screen recording mic and desktop audio by managing on Desktop Audio and Mic/Aux
Click on Start Recording on bottom right corner to initiate a new screen recording with your face-time.
Click on Stop Recording to stop your recording. You can click on the eye shaped button on webcam feature inside source box to disable your face-time anytime.