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How can I stream (Jackbox) with the lowest latency possible?

My friends and I would like to play Jackbox Party Pack online. The only way to do this is to have one person host the game, and stream the video to the other players. The problem is that Steam ...
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How do I live-stream games? [closed]

I want to live-stream some games while I play them. How do I do this? What are the requirements and steps?
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How do you stream an online game without getting lag in the process?

When I try to record for twitch (using Open Broadcaster Software) I get a higher ping than the usual, when people out there doesn't experience any difficulties. Is there some trick behind it, or is ...
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Broadcasting gameplay from one computer to another?

How can I broadcast my desktop (like Windows Remote Desktop, VNC, etc.) while I'm playing a game, with enough speed that my gameplay will be somewhat smooth? Can anyone recommend some other software (...
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Are there any alternatives to Livestream and Justin.tv when it comes to streaming games? [closed]

Are there any alternative to Livestream and Justin.tv when it comes to streaming game footage from your PC? I currently use Livestream and it is a pretty good service, I'm just wondering if there are ...
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How to record microphone audio in Planetside 2 Twitch streaming?

It's easy enough to set up Planetside 2 to record gameplay for Twitch streaming (since it's built-in), but I want it to record my voice commentary from my headset microphone as well. It doesn't seem ...
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How to play co-op with mutual streaming?

Is it somehow possible to play a co-op game with a small overlay window showing someone else's screen while streaming the own screen content to them? How can it be achieved, preferably with freeware?
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Streaming fullscreen with Open Broadcaster Software gives black screen

After a long while i figured out how to stream in HD. However, every time I stream in fullscreen, the stream will show a black screen instead. If I stream a game in Windowed mode it will show it ...
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How do I remotely view the screen of a PC that is playing a game?

I like to talk my dad through games, but it can be difficult without seeing his screen. Is there any solution, such as a remote desktop-type product, that would allow me to "stream" his ...
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How do I privately stream gameplay without any intermediate servers while voice-chatting with viewers? [closed]

I had a look at How do I live-stream games? and Are there any alternatives to Livestream and Justin.tv when it comes to streaming games?, which offer good answers on streaming in general. However, I'd ...
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Streaming Team Fortress 2

I need some help in streaming Team Fortress 2. I installed Open Broadcaster and selected 'Game Capture' and the TF2 process, but when I preview the stream all I get is a black screen. The Game Capture ...
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Why Isnt TwitchTv Streaming Working?

I just updated to 1.7.4 and connected my Twitch account to my Mojang account. When I finally tried to stream it worked for a few seconds and then this came up in chat: This stopped the stream from ...
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How do I bring my jackbox games on a trip Without bringing my home PC?

In November, I'm taking a trip to my in-laws, and they recently got interested in Jackbox games. They are almost certainly going to be interested in playing more of it when we take a trip there. I ...
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How do I start a public stream with Steam Broadcasting?

I know that Steam Broadcasting is primarily made for friends requesting to view other friends playing games, but there is also a public streaming section. I know that Steam broadcasting normally ...
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How to configure Streaming on Starbound

In Starbound, when you click on F6 you can open a menu to start a streming on Twitch. And how it says, you have to configure the "streamingvideo.config" file. This file contains this code inside: { ...
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How to deinterlace SNES video for PC play/capture?

I have an original SNES. I'm trying to output video to my pc, using the component output. I'm using a Diamond VC500. I got the latest drivers ("VC500 Complete Package" from that page). Main issue: the ...
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Bitrates for PS4 streaming quality presets?

When streaming to twitch on PS4, there are four different quality settings. Low, Medium, High and Best HD. My upload bandwidth is limited, since it is an ADSL2+ connection, to 1Mbps upload. I was ...
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Is it possible to connect PSP Street to TV?

Some time ago I bought again PlayStation Portable E1004 Street. I decided to buy this version because of the price of second-hand markets and I have no special requirements about it. But I started to ...
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How to include duo partner audio on my twitch stream from Xbox One

I'm trying to setup my son's Xbox One to stream on Twitch (Fortnite) and it mostly seems to be working. He can stream and with his headset you can hear his audio. What he can't figure out and I am ...
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What is the best way to stream StarCraft 2 in justin.tv?

I have a 12mbps download and 2mbps upload connection with AT&T u-verse, so I'm sure I'm able to broadcast with a pretty decent quality. Anyway. I've searched around on Google, but some methods are ...
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Why isn't my Xbox controller working, when streaming Fallout 4 to my computer, from my Xbox One?

I am streaming my Xbox One console to my Windows 10 computer, using an Xbox One controller, connected via micro-USB cable. The controller registers, as I can use it with the Xbox app, but it stops ...
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I can't seem to 'Log In' to Geforce Experience?

I have an Nvidia Shield tablet and when I try to gamestream, it tells me to log in to the GeForce Experience. When I go to GeForce Experience on my laptop I don't see the 'Log in' button next to ...
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Is it possible to stream Minecraft from a computer to a phone?

I'm looking for suitable game for my girlfriend who is pregnant. She isn't really gamer type, but I need something for her to spend her whole time on bed (the doctor said that) I chose Minecraft. But ...
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When using a capture card, where is my game displayed?

I never used a capture card so my knowledge has gaps so far. Assuming I plug my console's HDMI cable, which is usually connected to my TV I play on, into the capture card and then plug the capture ...
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How do I see what streaming accounts are already tied to my PS4?

Playstation recently updated their OS and I'm having trouble finding what broadcasting accounts (such as Twitch or YouTube) I've already added to my PS4's broadcasting settings. Is there a new menu ...
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Xbox One to Windows 10 streaming quality

Okay so a while ago I asked a question about how to stream Xbox One gameplay to a Windows 10 computer Now there is an option to change the stream quality, although I'm wondering does the streams ...
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Streaming with nintendo (3)DS

I Recently found a streamer on twitch that was streaming his Nintendo DS mario Kart over the internet. Now as a streamer myself I know how PC streaming works, but how exactly is it possible to stream ...
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Stream 3D video to Xbox?

It is possible to stream 3D videos to Xbox? Wich movie format should I use?
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Connect PC to Xbox One without wireless display

I am trying to stream a PC game from a PC (obviously) to an Xbox One. The problem is that I have the PC connected to a router via cable so I can't use a wireless display. Is there any other way that I ...
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Game streaming is turned off on your Xbox One message appears even though streaming is enabled

I am attempting to stream games from my Xbox One to my Windows 10 PC. I am running across the odd error of being able to connect to the Xbox in the Windows 10 Xbox app but when I try to stream a game ...
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PS4 Streaming to Friends

Is it currently possible to stream live gameplay to friends over PSN? Or is this only possible via Twitch on a public stream? If someone could go into detail over the options I would appreciate it.
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Streaming web based controller games with Steam

I want to be able to stream web based games from my PC. I created a Chrome shortcut in Steam which loads the site I want in kiosk mode (fullscreen with no address bar or browser menus). I tried ...
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Forcing games to run in exclusive fullscreen mode (for nVidia Share/GameStream)

nVidia Share requires games to be run in exclusive fullscreen mode (it cannot be borderless windowed) to be able to work. Is there a way for me to force games without the option to run in exclusive ...
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Livestream no longer working on Black Ops 2 on PS3

My livestream on Black Ops 2 for PS3 is no longer working. I tried to livestream, it allowed me to for short periods of time for like two days. Now whenever I try to, it doesn't let me at all. Both my ...
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How to stream games from Xbox one to android phone

I want to be able to stream games from Xbox one to my phone so I can play destiny on-the-go. The perfect solution would be where I could stream it and somehow control it using my phone. However, it ...
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What can cause internet Lag Spikes while streaming League of Legends?

Recently, I got kind of a lot lag spikes while using some internet programs at the same time. Now since I'd consider my connection speed as pretty good (10mbit up/100mbit down) and the problems are ...
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Are there hardware limitations that prevents the Switch from streaming with just an app?

It baffles me that no version of the Nintendo Switch has built-in streaming capabilities, yet. You still need a capture card and computer. If our iPhones can do live vlogs, why can't the larger Switch ...
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How do I stream WITH FULLSCREEN for specific program in OBS?

Streaming fullscreen with Open Broadcaster Software gives black screen. There is another stackexchange question from 2013 asking this. The answer says OBS would add this feature in the future, but it ...
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How can I stream Counter-Strike 1.6 on Twitch using OBS?

I am very new to streaming, only tried and managed to hook up a stream for Heroes of the Storm, so I have no idea how I can do this. Using NVIDIA GeForce Control Panel, I specified NVIDIA as the ...
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How do I stream from a second, dedicated computer?

I play games on my laptop, and they run at about 30-45 FPS, which is bearable for me. But when I try to stream, the frame rate drops to 20 or lower, which is unplayable for me. I have a second ...
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How can I stream PC Games to a Roku Box in real-time?

I would like to stream my PC games from my computer to my Roku 3. I can use my wireless Xbox 360 controller to play. Is this even possible, and if so how can I do it?
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Is it possible to show HD TV screen as webcam on my laptop?

For online streaming purposes, is it possible to display what's being played on TV via the xbox 360 as webcam ? So that you can basically stream the gameplay live ? I have two HDMI cables, one is ...
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How does one live stream in Black Ops 2 on an Xbox 360?

I could not seem to find this feature that was advertised. Is there a special game mode that has to be used to enable the live streaming to youtube?
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Can't hear game audio when streaming PS3 with Elgato HD60S+ and OBS

While I broswe into XMB I can hear the "clicking sound" on OBS, without any issue. As soon as I launch any game, audio completely disappear from OBS. Connection: PS3 Super slim --> HDMI ...
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OBS doesn't detect Capture Card audio

I just plugged in my USB capture card and I'm not getting any audio. Not just can't hear it, nothing even appears in it's Audio Mixer slider. I tried putting it's Audio Output Mode to "Output ...
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Mirroring PS4 to PC without capture card

I want to mirror my PS4 output to my PC (actually Mac, but I can boot Windows if necessary) so I can add an overlay and stream to Twitch. I'm aware of the Remote Play option to access the PS4 via LAN,...
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How to capture video from a PS Vita?

I've been exploring the idea of streaming from a PS Vita which should be a lot easier than it has been. I currently use a stationary camera mounted over a desk to do so. I have read about a service ...
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How do I show comments on-screen while streaming on my PS4?

Recently I was setting up Twitch streaming on my PS4 for the first time in a long while. I could not get the streaming overlay (with comments on the side) to appear like it used to. I looked through ...
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Xbox 360 Steering Wheel on Xbox One

I recently decided to start playing racing games again but of course my old 360 steering wheel won't connect to my Xbox One. Found out there was a work around by streaming through windows 10 so I ...
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How can I use a headset for in game chat when streaming a game from my XBox One to my Windows 10 PC?

I recently upgraded my PC to Windows 10 and started using the game streaming feature. It works great! I'd like to be able to talk to other players using a headset. Is it possible to talk to other ...
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