Voice and text messaging platform Discord is one of the most popular pieces of gaming software available. Discord lets you post gifs, emotes, and other pieces of media and voice chat with other people across games.
It also means that they will probably be using Discord to talk to you while you stream. Discord is a brilliant tool for streamers because it lets you communicate without having to alt-tab to see what people are sending you. Viewers tune into your Twitch streams for entertainment and Discord can be one way of giving that to them.
Your viewers can listen in, being part of the jokes that you share with your friends, seeing how your team comes up with tactics in difficult games, and celebrating with you when you and your teammates shout about your victory. Discord can help to grow stream engagement and fan loyalty. Viewers may leave a message in chat or tune in just to hear you and your friends laugh, have fun and enjoy games together. OBS, the open source streaming tool, allows you to capture audio from your desktop with just a few clicks.
To capture your Discord audio, first, you need to add a desktop audio source to your scene. You can have up to two desktop audio sources, so you can still broadcast the audio that is coming from the game or program that you are playing or using. After clicking desktop audio, you will need to go into the settings of OBS and edit it so that the correct audio is being captured. Select the Desktop Audio or Desktop Audio 2 dropdown menu and select the audio source. If you are using headphones to stream and you are listening to your Discord audio through these headphones then select that option.
Or, select your computer speakers from the list. This should allow viewers to hear your Discord audio. However, you can also take some steps to boost the quality of this audio.
Next to the list of sources in OBS, there are different sliders for each audio source. Make sure that your viewers can hear you, your Discord, and your game during the stream. To test your audio, run a short test stream and watch it live or save your recording in OBS and watch it later so you can hear what it sounds like. One of the best microphones for streaming is the Blue Yeti, while gaming headset microphones such as the HyperX Cloud Flight used by Shroud is also known for its quality.
With Media Request, you can take YouTube video requests from your viewers. They can make requests for free, with Bits, or by using loyalty points, you can choose this in the settings. Live puts Media Request in OBS so managing requests and changing the settings of the feature can be done without alt tabbing.
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Change language. Install Steam. Roryvalintine View Profile View Posts. Getting no sound from game when i play with my headphones, goes out to speaker instead. So all I want is my audio to be in my ears when I play games, but I get nothing.
I was fiddling around because I wanted to get my OBS to work. I'm geting sound from playing music and youtube videos, but no game sound. Somebody please please please help me!!! I can hear youtube videos, I can other things, but not my gameplay.
I want it all in my speakers. Keep in mind I use a headset with a mic I use to talk and chat to stream and record games this way. They are razer krakens if that helps.
How to Capture Discord Audio With OBS
Showing 1 - 8 of 8 comments. Now there is no speaker sound It's always best to close a game before changing the output. Some games don't like it when you change from speaker to headphones while they are running, especially if you are using USB headphones and headphones which are using you soundcard. Also check the Mixer when something is running, like a game, and ensure that in particular is not muted.
Can still hear myself, but not the game play. I have the most recent version before December 24th, of OBS. I just went through all my audio and got my speakers working and got my headset working. I'm somebody who uses a headset to use my mic to chat and to hear my game play with. My headset is my default device to talk and to hear things come in and out.
Right now all I can hear is me talking in my recordings, but little or zero sound of the game play on the recordings. Need some major help here!!! I exited the game, plugged the headphones out then back in. Made sure sound was working, started game, good to go. I read somewhere games don't like new sound outputs while they're running sometimes. Better to add the usb headphones before running the game. It shouldnt do that with 3. If so, disable the port detect and notify in the audio software.
But yes games don't like when u hotplug stuff cause the game needed to be restarted to see any changes, such as usb audio or game controller. Per page: 15 30 Date Posted: 6 Jan, am.
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You'll need to use a piece of third-party software like VBAudio or Voicemeeter to capture the audio from OBS at a program level, then send it to a virtual audio device that can be added to your conference call app.
FerretBomb said:. Thanks for this. So, if I'm interviewing someone live, I need to be able to pull up some audio reference files and we both need to be able to hear it in addition to the audio being captured for the stream. Can I do this with one of the third party apps like you mentioned? Thank you. You must log in or register to reply here.
It only takes a minute to sign up. My headset is a Razer Kraken 7. OBS is not picking up game audio since the audio mixer is set all the way to the left.
Drag the slider for Desktop Audio all the way to the right, or at your desired volume. That will allow your OBS to capture the game audio. Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Why isn't OBS Studio picking up my game audio? Ask Question. Asked 3 years, 6 months ago. Active 3 years, 6 months ago. Viewed 37k times. Camouflaged Cow. Camouflaged Cow Camouflaged Cow 2, 23 23 gold badges 63 63 silver badges bronze badges.
Remco My microphone is perfect. It is picking up on Skype, TS3, in-game, etc. The problem is that game audio will not be picked up by OBS Studio. OK, i read your question wrong, sorry about that. Let me check again. Have you tried setting the Desktop Audio Device to just 'Default'? Can you provide a screenshot of your OBS audio recording settings?
Sulphate Yes I have. Active Oldest Votes. Of course, now it works. I swear to God if it stops working even if I do nothingForums New posts Search forums. What's new New posts New resources New profile posts Latest activity. Resources Latest reviews Search resources. Members Current visitors New profile posts Search profile posts. Log in Register. Search titles only.
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Can't hear game audio with obs recorder?
Okay I'm going to try an explain this as best as I can.
Pretty much I have an Elgato game capture HD, I want to stream from it using OBS everything is perfectly fine video wise and all that noise, but the problem is I cannot hear sound on my computer using OBS, I can with the Elgato software but it is delayed and gross. I can also hear the sound perfectly coming from my TV but that doesn't make sense to have the sound going into my mic and also playing over my live stream so you hear double the sound, is there anyway to hear what is happening on the Xbox one through your headset using OBS?
Thread starter lucato Start date May 12, Hi folks, I'm using the Video plugin to send a recorded video and when streaming it I see the speaker volume green leds bars moving, so it is showing that there is a sound working, but I can't hear it on my PC.
Is it how OBS works mute or there is some way to hear the recorded video while sending it streaming? Thanks in advance. If I understand correctly, you can try to go to your recording devices, click the mic your using and under the listen tab, select listen to this device and have it play through your headset.
You may receive and echo of your voice in your recordings depending on how you have your recordings setup to hear game audio. In the video source, there is an option in the upper right hand corner to play the video audio through an output device rather than just outputting it to the stream. Hi Dodgepong, thanks for your reply. So, in other words: a By selecting output to an audio device, does stream receive the sound too?
I just want to capture the sounds coming from my game and microphone on a separate track and be able to hear the game sound through my headset! Example: I use OBS to record my game play only. I then use Audacity to record my voice with my headphone mic. However I continue to run into horrible issues.
Need a way to make game sound play only through my headset which happens to have the microphone attached to it as well. Please help! I've been trying for two days and I'm going nuts!
Help, capture game audio, voice and mic on seperate tracks? Please help me! Issue one: Audacity picks up the game sound coming from the microphone as I talk. I playback the game sound through my speakers loud because my headset muffles the game audio and I need to hear the game as well.
I would love to hear the game only through my headset rather then having my speakers super high. Issue three: I can't find a way separately capture game play audio in its own track and nothing else.
Rollback Post to Revision RollBack. Making Game Sound play through your Headset: First go into your Microphone settings, and make sure the right "Playback" option was chosen. ALSO, be sure to disable your speakers. Otherwise it won't work. The game sound should now be playing through your headset. Last edited by GamingFerrets : Jan 26, You can use OBS to capture both Game underline and Mic Audio at the same time on Multi-Track I use Adobe Auditions and Premiere for my editing and they have no issues, underline cannot say that I have used Audacity but can't imagine it will struggle with anything.
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