Step 1: Start your download of OBS: https://obsproject.com/
- Note: For more detailed install directions, reference:
Step 2: Select your computer type: MacOS
Step 3: Once you select your computer type, your download will start taking place.
Step 4: Once your download is done, it will prompt you to open the application on your computer. It will look like this:
Getting Stream Information:
Step 5: Navigate back to your Drund community URL
Step 6: Login in with your username and password
Step 7: Select the drop down menu and select “Streams”
Step 8: Once you are on the “Streams” tab, select the green “Create Stream” button
Step 9: Complete your stream set up by naming your live stream, filling in an optional description, and customize the three options to Enable Chat, Record Stream, and Post to Feed.
Step 10: Copy your stream key that is located in the right box.
Step 11: After you have copied your stream key, select “Create Stream”
*NOTE: your stream will not start yet.
Step 12: Navigate back to OBS and then navigate to the top left corner menu and select OBS then Preferences
Step 6: After selecting “Preferences” this menu will appear.
Step 13: Select “Stream” on the left side.
Step 14: Select the “Stream Type” to be “Custom Streaming Server”
Step 15: Paste your Stream Key that you copied from Drund into the “Stream Key” box
Step 16: Copy this URL into the URL box: rtmp://rtmp-lb.drund.com/live
Step 17: Select the “Output” tab on the menu, and change your Output Mode to Advanced, your Bitate to 3000, and Profile to high.
Step 18: On that same screen, select the Audio tab. Under the “Track 1” tab, change the Audio Bitrate to 128.
Step 19: Select the Video tab, on the left menu and make the following adjustments:
Common FPS Values
Step 20: Select OK when done.
*NOTE: You will not have to edit these settings every time. You will only need to set these OBS settings during your first setup.
Step 21: The next process is to add a camera. Add a camera source by navigating to the Sources box on the bottom and select the ‘+’ icon on the box and select “Video Capture Device”
Step 22: After selecting “Video Capture Device” a box will appear to name your device. You can name it “Computer Web Cam” and select OK when done.
Step 23: Select your built in computer web cam under the “Device” section and select OK when done.
You are now set up to live stream with OBS!
Step 24: Start your live stream and select “Start Streaming” on the bottom right corner.
Step 25: Once you select “Start Streaming” your live stream will begin. There is a few second delay once you start your live stream.
Step 26: When you are ready to end your live stream, select “Stop Streaming.” From OBS