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XSplit Presenter Settings

XSplit Presenter allows for more customization to enhance and personalize how the app works for you.

Click the dropdown menu at the upper left corner of the app, and select Settings

XPT clicking the triple bar menu to access the settings

XSplit Presenter's settings are subdivided into tabs. Click below to know more:


General

XPT Settings General tab and features

Enable Snapping
Allows snapping of overlay elements within the slide

Hide XSplit presenter from Screen Capture
Hides XSplit presenter from screen capture, and other apps which use screen capture methods

Enable countdown before recording or streaming
Displays a countdown timer on the app's preview screen before the recording/streaming starts


Audio

XPT Settings Audio Tab and features

Microphone

The device selected as the Microphone is where the XSplit presenter will capture the audio from.

Volume
You can set the desired level for your microphone

Preview
Shows the level of the incoming audio from the selected microphone device. The Test button allows you to listen to your own voice to know how it would sound like to others.

Enable Noise Suppression
This allows you to enable the option that will suppress unwanted background noise

XPT Audio settings - Noise Suppression enabled

Audio Device

Set which speakers XSplit Presenter will capture the system audio from

Volume
You can set the desired level for your Audio Device.

Preview
Shows the level of the incoming audio from the selected system audio device.


Recording

Automatic

Sets your recording settings based on your own system defaults.

XPT Settings Recording Tab and features set to automatic

Custom

Set your own recording preferences

XPT Settings Recording Tab and features set to Custom

Resolution
Select the size of your video. Choose between 720p (Standard HD) and 1080p (Full HD).

Codec
Select your output encoder (x264 is currently not supported).

Frame Rate
Select your desired Frames-per-second. A higher framerate will appear smoother, but uses more resources.

Quality
Choose your recording quality, higher quality uses more resources.

Split Recording (Available in both Automatic and Custom modes)
Split your recordings automatically by file size and duration.

XPT Settings - Split recording enabled

Other Settings

XPT Settings - Recording location and local directory settings

Recording Location Allows you to choose the destination of your recordings.

Cloud
Your recording will be uploaded to the XSplit cloud (accessible through your XSplit Account's Dashboard - My Media.

Local
Your recording will be saved as a video file in your computer's local drive

Both
The recording will be saved in both the cloud and your local storage simultaneously

Local Directory

Specifies where your recordings will be saved in your computer's local drive. Click the Change button if you want your videos to be saved in a different folder.


Streaming

XPT Settings Streaming tab and features set to automatic


Automatic

Automatic settings allows the XSplit Presenter to choose the best settings for you based on your computer’s system.

XPT Settings Streaming tab and features set to advanced - showing the settings section


Advanced

Automatic settings allows the XSplit Presenter to choose the best settings for you based on your computer’s system.

Resolution
Select the size of your video. Choose between 720p (Standard HD) and 1080p (Full HD)

Bitrate
Set the Bitrate to adjust how much data is sent every second. A higher bitrate will result in better quality but requires higher upload speed.

Video Codec
Select your output encoder (x264 is currently not supported)


Other Settings

Save a copy of the stream on your local drive
Automatically records a copy of your stream to your local drive simultaneously.

Option to save a copy of the stream to the local drive is checked


Destinations

XPT Settings Streaming tab and features - showing the destinations section

Under Destinations, you can select a platform to stream to by clicking Add Destination.

Supported platforms:

  • Facebook Live
  • YouTube Live
  • LinkedIn

Other/custom RTMP support coming soon

XSplit Presenter will link to the account currently logged in to your default browser.

Click here for more detailed instructions on how you can set up streaming using XSplit Presenter.


Hotkeys

Hotkeys allows you to create keyboard shortcuts to various XSplit Presenter actions and annotations. It is also a way to customize the application to fit you.

XPT Settings - hotkeys are already set in the hotkeys tab

To assign a hotkey, press your desired keyboard key combination in the box provided.

XPT Settings - Start/stop recording hotkey is set to use CTRL SHIFT A

You can remove a hotkey binding by clicking the x symbol next to the hotkey.


Language

You can change the language of your XSplit Presenter by going to Settings > Language and select your preferred language.

XPT Settings Language Tab - set to English


About

The About tab shows your XSplit Presenter version information.

XPT Settings - About tab showing XPT's current version

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