Installing OBS to your Computer
First, run the Internet Speedtest and jot down your UPLOAD speed. You'll need it later in the process. We recommend you have 10Mbps UPLOAD to broadcast a Full HD stream on Union.
Download Open Broadcaster Software | OBS from your web browser and select the software for your device to begin the download.
Once you save the software (.dmg), drag and drop the file into your applications folder.
Click on the OBS icon to open the app and select Open to acknowledge this was downloaded from your browser.
Let's connect the streaming component. In the lower right corner (Controls), click Settings
Select Stream and for the Service, choose Custom
Open your browser and sign in to your Union account. You can locate your Server and Stream Key from Union's Locations (Products > Locations). Click on your space to copy and paste the following into OBS:
Stream Key: remaining number/letter combo
Once you have pasted the server and stream key into OBS, click OK
Up next, learn how to connect your camera and audio to OBS!
Please choose your camera setup for the appropriate article:
- If you will be using an iPhone please visit Setup the OBS Camera App for your iPhone
- If you will be using an Android phone, please visit Setup the OBS Camera App for your Android
- If you will be using a webcam, please visit Setup the OBS Camera with an HD Webcam
- If your will be using a DSLR webcam, please visit Using a Canon Webcam on your Mac with OBS.