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How to set up a stream on PC

Setting up your gaming stream on PC

Step 1

Downloading OBS (Open Broadcasting System) allows you to broadcast your stream. 

Screenshot of OBS Studio

Step 2

Select your operating system and follow the steps to download and install.

Step 3

You will then be asked to enter your ‘stream key’, you can find this by accessing your twitch account and on the left-hand side panel under ‘settings’ select ‘channel’.

Step 4

Select ‘Stream Key’ and then copy the stream key link.

Screenshot of stream key

Step 5

Paste this in the prompted box on your OBS server and continue to set up.

Step 6

You will then be presented with your streaming screen template.

Screenshot of template

Step 7

Next, you want to link your ‘Donation progress bar’ and ‘Donation prompt’ so that your viewers and supporters can see how much you have raised and help you reach your target!

Step 8

Select the ‘+’ button under the ‘Scenes’ tab to create a new scene.

Screenshot of scenes

Step 9

Next to this panel, you will see ‘Sources’. Select the ‘+’ button to add a source titled ‘Browser Source’. 

Screenshot of sources

Step 10

You will then be asked to input a URL for this browser source:

Screenshot of browser sources

Step 11

You will need to enter the URL for your Twitch channel.

Step 12

Once you are finished with OBS. Head on over to the Hero Up website where you can download some amazing overlays to go over your stream.

Step 13

You can find more streaming support over on the GivePenny website.

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