How to shoot a stream?

Julia Agafonova
Julia Agafonova
April 15, 2015
How to shoot a stream?

Streaming is a very convenient and popular means of communication with the audience among gamers and bloggers.

In this article, we will briefly tell beginners how to make a stream, and provide detailed tutorials on setting up the programs needed to capture video.

Step one: equipment selection

First, make sure that your computer is powerful enough to broadcast streams. It should have a powerful modern processor and a large amount of RAM (from 4 GB). Of course, a good video card (from 512 MB) is needed to shoot video in good quality. And, of course, you will need a good, preferably professional or semi-professional microphone, as well as a webcam.

Step Two: Site Selection

Stream can be shown on a specially created for this site and on. Perhaps, the first service is more convenient. To demonstrate the streams in it, you do not need to have at least 100 subscribers, like on YouTube, and you do not need to submit an application for permission to turn on the broadcast from your screen. Sign up on twitch.tv and follow the instructions.

Step Three: Select the program for shooting

The two most popular programs for shooting video are and. Program setting guides are well written on the site.

Step Four: Stream Launch

After reading the manual on the organization of the stream, start it and start your video broadcasting. In order for more people to learn about your broadcast, notify your friends and acquaintances in social services about the beginning of the stream. networks, if you have a channel on YouTube - notify your subscribers. The main thing in the stream is communication, so do not ignore the questions of your viewers.