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Streaming and Recording Console Games

XSplit Broadcaster is a great way to get creative with your streams and videos. It provides you with awesome features that will make streaming and recording videos convenient and easy. Here are some quick and easy steps to begin streaming and recording your Console Games on Broadcaster.

Adding your Console Gameplay

In order get your console gameplay on XSplit Broadcaster, you'll need to use a capture card. Capture cards are devices that allow you to send the video feed from your game console into your computer.
While most capture cards will be compatible with XSplit Broadcaster, you can make sure by checking out the compatibility list here.

Add your capture card feed by clicking Add source, Video and then select your capture card from the list shown.

Adding a Webcam Source

Next, you may also want to add a live video of yourself by using a webcam. Adding your webcam will be the same as adding your capture card. Similar to the capture card source, you can also drag and resize your webcam source to set it on your stream.

Hiding Sources and Source Settings

To hide a source, just click on the eye icon next to it on the source list.

Right-clicking on your source will open the source settings window where you can change various settings and properties of the source. Selecting it from the source list then clicking on Settings will also make this window appear.

Setting up your Broadcast Outputs

With your game and other sources added, you're ready to set up your Broadcast outputs. First, go to Broadcast then Set up a new Output. Just select the streaming services you'll be using and a setup wizard will be launched to help you create your Broadcast output.

Here a links on setting up Broadcast outputs for popular streaming services:

For more information on settings up Broadcast outputs, click here.

Starting your Livestream

Once you've set up and created your Broadcast outputs, you can now select them from the Broadcast menu to go start your livestream. The output you chose to stream to will turn red indicating you're now live on that service.

Starting a Local Recording

If you want to start recording a video of your gameplay locally, go to the Record menu then select Local recording. You'll also be able to stop and pause your recordings through the same menu as well.

Local Recording Properties

Clicking the gear icon beside Local Recording will open up your Local Recording Properties.

Click here to learn more about these properties as well as other options such as Multitrack Audio.