XSplit Broadcaster Software Manual

Tools

Plugin Store

You can add additional sources, extensions and outputs by installing plugins from the Plugin Store.

There are three types of Plugins you can install in XSplit Broadcaster:

Sources are plugins that are placed on the stage such as chat viewers, streaming audio jukeboxes and more.

Extensions are small programs that add features and expands XSplit Broadcaster’s capabilities.

Outputs support the most popular streaming platforms such as Twitch, Youtube Live, Facebook Live, etc.

To install a plugin, just click on it and click the Install button found on the plugin page.

You can also leave reviews and provide feedback on the plugins.

In the Plugin Store, you can use the search bar and click the button to search for a particular plugin and use the button to show you installed plugins.

Permissions

Some sources and extensions will require permissions to run scripts in order to work. These include extensions provided by XSplit as well.

When attempting to use a source or extension that requires script permissions, this alert message will also be shown on your XSplit Broadcaster stage:

To allow it access, click Edit access now to open the Permissions window.

In the Permissions window, check the box beside the source or extension you want to allow access to then click OK.

You can also access the Permissions window by going to Tools then clicking Permissions.

Stream Sharing

You can announce your stream by posting to Facebook, Twitter and Player.me through XSplit Broadcaster.

While livestreaming, go to Tools then click on Share my stream...
Click on any of the social media icons to share to that platform.
(You'll be prompted to authenticate your account if you haven't authorized any of them on your Account settings.)
Click on any ‘Add stream link’ icon to add a link to any of your active broadcasts.

 

Game Check In allows you to tag a game you are currently playing on a Player.me post.
Facebook Privacy lets you choose if your post is visible to the public, your friends or only you.

Game Check In is only available if you are sharing to Player.me.
Facebook Privacy options will only be visible if sharing to Facebook.
Tweet character count will only be visible if sharing to Twitter.

Express Video Editor

You can use the Playhead to scrub through the video and select parts you want to split. You can click on a video to select it and drag it to move it.
Assign a cue point hotkey to mark points of reference while recording a presentation.

Open - Add a video to the timeline

Split - Split selected video where the playhead is located

Undo - Undos last action

Trash - Remove selected video from timeline

Play - Plays the video starting from the playhead’s location

Back - Move one frame back on the timeline. Holding this moves the playhead faster.

Forward - Move one frame forward on the timeline. Holding this moves the playhead faster.

Zoom - Zoom in and out of the timeline for easier navigation and scrubbing

This area shows the video resolution, current elapsed time/position (blue) and total duration of the added videos. You can skip frames using the mousewheel by clicking the elapsed time.

You can only add MP4 videos to a project with the same resolution and that are not more than 10gb.

Recordings

This is where you'll be able to view and manage your local recordings and automatically recorded livestream videos taken with XSplit Broadcaster.

You can rename your selected recording by clicking the pencil icon and delete selected recordings by clicking the trash icon.
The Open Folder button opens your recordings folder in File Explorer while clicking … lets you change where your recordings will be stored.
The Express Edit button opens the Express Video Editor with your selected video.
Clicking the Youtube icon lets you upload a recording to Youtube.

Clicking any of the social media icons lets you share a Youtube uploaded recording in their respective social media platforms.

Game Check In allows you to tag a game you are currently playing on a Player.me post.
Facebook Privacy lets you choose if your post is visible to the public, your friends or only you.

Screenshots

This is where you'll be able to view and manage your screenshots taken with XSplit Broadcaster.
You can take screenshots of your active scene by assigning a screenshot hotkey.

You can rename your selected screenshot by clicking the pencil icon and delete selected screenshots by clicking the trash icon.
The Open Folder button opens your screenshots folder in File Explorer while clicking … lets you change where your screenshots will be stored.
Clicking any of the social media icons lets you post the screenshot in their respective social media platforms.

Game Check In allows you to tag a game you are currently playing on a Player.me post.
Facebook Privacy lets you choose if your post is visible to the public, your friends or only you.

Game Check In is only available if you are sharing to Player.me.
Facebook Privacy options will only be visible if sharing to Facebook.
Tweet character count will only be visible if sharing to Twitter.

Language

XSplit Broadcaster is available in English, Spanish, German, French, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese Japanese and Portuguese-Brazil.

You can change the display language by going to Tools > Language and clicking on your preferred language.

You can also change your display language through the menu found on the login screen.

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