OBS – Basic Recommend Settings for New Streamers

These are some simple basic, and recommended, settings which I generated while working at Mixer for new streamers. These settings are for lower end 720p 30FPS streams, however, you can use them as a baseline and update them as needed. These settings are designed for users with low upload speed, however you should note that … Continue reading OBS – Basic Recommend Settings for New Streamers

Transitioning from Twitch to Mixer (Viewer) Part Two

If you haven't already read Part One and you're brand new to Mixer, you may want to cycle back and check out Part One. Otherwise, read on. Mixer boasts one of the number one feature as Faster Than Light (FTL) where it means streaming a sub second delay between the viewer and streamer. While it … Continue reading Transitioning from Twitch to Mixer (Viewer) Part Two

Transitioning from Twitch to Mixer (Viewer) Part One

Note: You may be here because of the recent news of Ninja streaming to Mixer exclusively as of 08/02/2019. Welcome to Mixer, everyone! If you are reading this page you may be someone who is curious about the differences and want to move your viewership to Mixer! Whatever your reasons are, I've laid out the … Continue reading Transitioning from Twitch to Mixer (Viewer) Part One

Bitrate – the Magic Number

Before we talk about bitrate, you'll need to understand a few basic concepts. This is going to help you get an understanding of what bitrate really means and how to adjust it to an exact number for your setup and upload speed. You may be tempted to just use the OBS wizard to generate your … Continue reading Bitrate – the Magic Number

Mixer FTL – What Is It?

Faster-Than-Light FTL stands for Faster-than-Light. It's Mixer's protocol for low latency streaming. Low latency streaming is when there is a millisecond delay between the streamer and his/her chat. You'll notice when you watch a stream on Mixer that you don't have to wait very long (if the streamer is looking and their chat XD ) … Continue reading Mixer FTL – What Is It?