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Free multi source video recording

At some stage or the other it is likely a community member will ask that you post a video of your DIY motion simulator showing both its movement and game screen at the same time.

Open Broadcaster Software is free and open source software for video recording and can capture from multiple sources at the same time, including a full screen, game widow, the Oculus Rift (srcoll to bottom for further rendering possibilities) and webcams: https://obsproject.com/

Here is a picture overview of @noorbeast's settings for the free Open Broadcaster Software, used to do video recording from multiple sources, like a webcam and monitor. There is far more information available via the OBS FAQs and forums: https://obsproject.com/faq

OBS lets you define combinations of presets for recording from different sources, note the audio volume settings are reduced as otherwise the resultant video will be recorded at 100% volume:

Monitor Capture:

WebCam Capture (note the webcam audio is disabled as the game sound is being used for this preset):

Encoding Settings:

Broadcast Settings:

Video Settings:

Audio Settings:

HotKey Settings:

Advanced Settings:

Set sources order, size & position:

Preview webcam settings:

If you are using the Oculus Rift you can use OBS to unwarp the Rift footage and remove chromatic aberration. The result for a viewers is a single view that moves as your head does:

Computer - Windows
Jun 8, 2015
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