Open Broadcaster Software - OBS Live Streaming Course
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Open Broadcaster Software - OBS Live Streaming Course

Learn how to live streaming and produce video with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software)
4.3 (39 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,311 students enrolled
Created by Mr Paul Richards
Last updated 6/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create live streams to Facebook or YouTube
  • Use Facebook Reactions
  • Create HD video recordings
  • Use Virtual Sets
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Requirements
  • Own a Mac or PC Computer
  • Open a YouTube and/or Facebook Account
  • Download and Install Applications
Description

Learn how to use Open Broadcaster Software with Paul Richards, Chief Streaming Officer, at PTZOptics. OBS is an amazing free video production software ideal for live streaming high quality video content. The software is now available for Mac, PC and Linux making it an ideal starting software for most live streamers. 

This course includes:

1. A free ebook on live streaming
2. Basic and Advanced Video Tutorials
3. Advanced Tutorials - How to build a virtual set, how to use a green screen and much more
4. Digital Downloads - Include virtual set files, ticker images and more


About the Author:

I am a Live Streaming Expert and Chief Streaming Officer for PTZOptics. PTZOptics is an industry leader in affordable live streaming technology. We host a live show on YouTube Live & Facebook every Friday and we hope to help the world better understand live streaming and technology it takes to produce amazing video content! This show is the basis of our live streaming innovation where you can learn q

Who is the target audience?
  • Interested in live streaming
  • Interested in video production
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
01:03:49
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Introduction to the course
2 Lectures 05:29

In this video we review the basics this course. Get a quick overview of what we are about to learn.

Preview 03:08

Let's review how OBS stacks up with the rest of the industry. 

Where does OBS fit into the market?
02:21
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Video Tutorials
7 Lectures 26:04

Let's review the OBS interface and get familiar with the layout. 

Preview 03:54

Before we start live streaming with OBS let's review the settings. The settings in OBS are good to understand so that we can control the live streaming program with ease. 

Preview 04:29

Now it's time for the fun stuff! Let's start to add video and audio inputs to OBS including: webcams, video clips, audio, microphones, text and more.

Preview 05:13

Let's review one of the most important parts of any live video production or recording. We need high quality audio. Understanding the basic layouts of audio controls will go a long with to mastering OBS.

Preview 05:17


OK, we are finally ready to start our first live stream. We will live stream to Facebook using OBS. This is a great way to start becoming familiar with the RTMP Server and Streaming Key Basics. 

Preview 02:26

OBS isn't just for recording! We can make wonderful video recordings as well. In fact, you can create small recorded clips and use them during your live streams!

Recording Video in OBS
01:43
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Advanced OBS Tutorials
4 Lectures 10:42

Ever want to use a green screen and chroma key in OBS? It's actually quite easy with the new video filters feature built into OBS. No need to install any plug-ins!

Using a Green Screen in OBS
03:32

Virtual Sets in OBS? Yes, I am including a free download for some files you can use to create a 1 scene virtual set. Use the course knowledge we learned about chroma key and green screens to set up a great virtual set in OBS!

Making a Virtual Set in OBS
02:26

Let's download the software and get set up for this course. The software can be downloaded here: https://obsproject.com/

Preview 01:54

Creating a ticker is a great way to keep your audience informed with extra information. We design a simple ticker and show you how to use scrolling text in OBS. I have attached a PNG file you can use as a black bar for your scrolling text in the lecture resources. 

Creating a Ticker in OBS
02:50
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YouTube Live API Integration
1 Lecture 05:55

In this video, we demonstrate how to use the YouTube LIVE API and integrate it with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software). The YouTube Live API brings in data from the chat room mainly which includes messages, profile images, profile user names and more. This is a great way to boost audience engagement!

Preview 05:55
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Facebook Live Reactions in OBS
1 Lecture 15:39

Learn how to integrate your live stream with Facebook Live Reactions. This is the best way to add live facebook reactions to your next project. 

Pulling in Facebook Live Reactions in your live stream
15:39
About the Instructor
Mr Paul Richards
4.2 Average rating
326 Reviews
7,378 Students
16 Courses
Chief Streaming Officer

I am a Live Streaming Expert and Chief Streaming Officer for PTZOptics. PTZOptics is an industry leader in affordable live streaming technology. We host a live show on YouTube Live every Friday and we hope to help the world better understand live streaming and technology it takes to produce amazing video content! 

I host a live show on YouTube Live called "PTZOptics Live" where we review the latest in the live streaming and video conferencing industry. This is the basis of our live streaming innovation where you can learn quite a lot of about the industry. 

I have been working in the audio visual industry for 10+ years employed at: Haverford Systems, Conference Room Systems and PTZOptics. Each of these companies have kept me involved in designing, building and operating live streaming and video conferencing systems. Throughout my career continue to help others in video communication projects.