xSplit Live Streaming Course
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xSplit Live Streaming Course

Learn how to live stream with xSplit
4.7 (19 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.
1,252 students enrolled
Created by Mr Paul Richards
Last updated 2/2017
Current price: $10 Original price: $20 Discount: 50% off
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Live Stream to YouTube or facebook
  • Use xSplit for live streaming
  • Use xSplit to make videos
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  • A Windows Computer
  • Administrative rights to install software
  • How to set up a Facebook or YouTube account for live streaming

XSplit is an amazingly easy to use live streaming and video production software. I would say xSplit is probably the easiest live streaming software available today. With a ton a great features such as: web browser input, white boarding, streaming, recording, chroma keys, advanced audio and much more!

This course includes:

1. How to live stream on Facebook and YouTube

2. How to use a Green Screen and Create a Virtual Set (with digital download)

3. Use xSplit to create amazing video recording right on your local computer to upload to YouTube

4. A free eBook "The Ultimate Guide to Live Streaming" and "Complete Guide to Micro-Streaming"

Once you have taken this course you should have a strong path forward for choosing the right live streaming software for you! You will be introduced to the foundations of successful live streaming show structure which includes a pre-show, hosting a talk show and including post-show information such as credit rolls. 

About Me:

1. Over 10+ Live Streaming Courses (ability to give you a great overview of the entire industry)

2. Over 3000+ students!

3. Over 30+ 5 Star Reviews!

Who is the target audience?
  • Interested in live streaming
  • Looking for an easy live streaming software
  • Interested in making videos
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Curriculum For This Course
Introduction to the course
4 Lectures 08:29

Let's take a quick look at what this course will offer.

Preview 02:12

Let's compare xSplit to other live streaming software in the industry. 

Preview 02:35

As we choose the right live streaming software for us. Let's take a look at how much time we have to invest to learn them. 

Preview 01:48

OK, we know what xSplit has to offer. Now let's download the software and get started. 

Preview 01:54
Feature Overview
8 Lectures 23:31

Let's review the interface. 

Preview 03:18

Each input has settings associated with it. Let's review what can be changed and altered in each input. 

Preview 03:11

Audio is one of the most important parts of any live broadcast. Let's take a look at what xSplit has to offer. 

Preview 03:19

Scenes are the best way to organize your live broadcast with xSplit. Let's take a look at how we can leverage scenes in xSplit. 

Preview 03:38

I love working with text in xSplit. It's so easy to use and move around. Let's look at the details here. 

Working with Text

Screen captures can be used for many different applications. Many xSplit users use the screen capture to capture a game they are playing. You can also use this feature to share applications and even host a live talk show which we will review in the next few lectures. 

Using the Screen Capture

OK, now we can start live streaming. Let's look at the different options and CDN's we can set up. 

Live Streaming with xSplit

OK, now it's time to start recording using xSplit. We have quite a few options for recording video locally to a hard drive.

Recording with xSplit
Advanced Features
5 Lectures 14:05

If you have a green screen, xSplit can use chroma key to make your background transparent. Let's check out the details of this feature. 

Using a Green Screen

The web-browser input is a great way to bring in any website into xSplit. Let's pull up a website and then in the video look at the white boarding feature. 

Using the Web Browser Input feature

The whiteboarding feature is super cool in xSplit. Checkout how easy it is to display annotations on a website. 

Using the whiteboard feature in xSplit

Finally, we will briefly set up a talk show layout and discuss what is necessary to set it up. We have an entire course dedicated to hosting your own talk show you may want to check out for more information and guidance. 

How to host a live talk show

Virtual sets are simply a background and foreground with a chroma keyed video in the middle. Following our Green Screen tutorial, let's put it to use with a cool virtual set layout. See the digital download for this lecture. 

Setting up a Virtual Set
About the Instructor
Mr Paul Richards
4.2 Average rating
349 Reviews
8,048 Students
17 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.