TOPIC: How to stream live from OBS Studio to FB
1 year 1 month ago #7032
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1. Install OBS Studio 64 Bit - obsproject.com/
2. Add a display or game capture for rF2 under the sources box.
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3. Click on Settings > Stream
4. Set Stream type to Custom Streaming Server.
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5. Login to your Facebook.
6. Open this link: iag.me/socialmedia/broadcast-computer-facebook-live/
7. Click Output in OBS and set the output mode to simple, the bitrate to around 2500, encoder to X264, Enable Advanced Encoder settings, tick enforce streaming limits, set encoder preset to either superfast or ultrafast.
8. Click Video and then output scaled resolution at 1280 * 720
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9. Go back to Stream in OBS
10. In the link from step 6 click the button on the page "Broadcast on Faceboook Live"
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11. A FB popup will appear.
12. Choose where you want to stream to.
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13. Click Next.
14. A second FB Popup appears.
15. Fill in your video and post details.
16. Click advanced if you dont want your video shared and click prevent embedding.
17. Click Stream Key and copy the Server URL and Stream Key.
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18. In OBS place the Stream Key and Server URL into the relevant boxes on the Stream Settings.
19. Add your FB login details to the stream settings so OBS studio can login and access your FB Profile API.
20. Apply the settings.
21. Click start streaming - dont close the second popup.
22. On the FB Popup if you are just testing click unpublish after live video ends and then click Go Live.
23. If its not streaming check your firewall to ensure its not being blocked. The stream preview should be appearing in the second FB Popup.
24. To stop the stream click stop streaming in OBS.
25. If you are just testing the stream and want to see it works, dont click Go Live in the second popup and just view the stream in the preview.

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1 year 1 month ago #7033
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you do know that the Nvidia shadow play also has a Facebook Live button :)
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udell87 wrote:
you do know that the Nvidia shadow play also has a Facebook Live button :)

Yes Nick but not all of us have Nvidia cards....

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