XSplit Broadcaster is a great way to get creative with your streams and videos. It provides you with awesome features that will make streaming and recording videos convenient and easy.

Here are some quick and easy steps to begin streaming and recording your Console Games on Broadcaster.


Adding your Console Gameplay

In order get your console gameplay on XSplit Broadcaster, you’ll need to use a capture card. These capture card devices allow you to send the video feed from your game console to your PC.


Most capture cards will be compatible with XSplit Broadcaster, but you can make sure by checking out our list of the compatible ones here.

You can add your capture card feed by clicking Add Source > Devices > Video and then select your capture card from the list shown.

Adding a Webcam Source

Next, you may also want to add a live video of yourself by using a webcam. Adding your webcam will be the same as adding your capture card. Similar to the capture card source, you can also drag and resize your webcam source to set it on your stream.

Hiding Sources and Source Settings

On the Sources list, you can click on the eye icon next to the source to hide and right-click on the source to open the Source Settings window where you can change various settings and properties of the source. Selecting it from the Sources list then clicking on Settings will also make this window appear.

Setting Up Your Outputs

With your game and other sources added, you’re ready to set up your output. First, go to Broadcast > Set up a new Output and select the streaming services you’ll be using. A setup wizard will be launched to help you create your output.

We have articles on how to set up your outputs for popular streaming services. Here are the links:

If you don’t see your preferred streaming platform, click on Find more outputs. You’ll be directed to the Plugin Store where you can select and install more outputs.

For other services that doesn't have an output plugin, you can stream using Custom RTMP instead. You can click here for more information.

Starting your Livestream

To start your stream, click on Broadcast again and select the output you've created. A red status bar will appear at the top of the XSplit Broadcaster window showing that you’re live.

Starting a Local Recording

On the Record menu, you can start or stop the recording by clicking Active Scene and pause the recording by clicking the pause icon beside Active Scene.

Local Recording Properties

To set up your recording go to Record, click the gear icon beside Active Scene to open the Local Recording Properties window. You can click here to learn more.

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