How To Save Recordings Of Your Stream In OBS

How To Save Recordings Of Your Stream In OBS

Step one: open obs introduction

Open obs and be on the main w i know there are probably 100s of tutorials on how to record with obs when going live but i did this one up for /r/twitch because some of my viewers asked me and i know some newer streamers are unaware of this. I also know there are different methods of this but i wanted to keep it basic and straight forward. I hope this helps some people and maybe i will end up doing some more down the road.


Step one: open obs

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Open obs and be on the main window.


Step two: go to settings

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Click on the settings tab on the left hand side of the window.


Step three: the main settings window

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Here is the main settings window, from here you can edit settings but we're here for saving our streams.


Step four: go to broadcast settings

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Click on "broadcast settings" in the left side column and click "save to file" located in the center window.


Step five: setting the file path

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This is where we set the file path to where you saved streams will go.



Step six: pick your save location

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Name your recordings for saving. They will end up being labeled "recording name (03)" and etc.


Step seven: pick your file type

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Obs has 2 file types you can save as, i use .mp4.


Step eight: hit that save button

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After all your settings a good to go, hit that save button!


Step nine: ok that mother trucker!

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Double check your settings and if they are right, hit that ok button.


Step ten: rec and live, intertwined!

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When you hit "start streaming" you will notice the "start recording" will be activated aswell! You can even see at the bottom of obs the status!


Step eleven: look at all the recordings!

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This is why i suggested buying a smaller hdd for your recordings, things can get abit long depending on your quality and length of the stream!


Step twelve: open that bi*ch in a editing program!

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Open your recordings in your favorite editing programs and have fun! I always notice the quality is much better this way then exporting from twitch to youtube!



Helpful tip: keep your eye out for a spare HDD!

You might want to buy a spare hdd for your recordings to save space on your main drives. Recordings can take up alot of space after awhile.
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