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How to reduce stream latency in OBS

Reducing latency when streaming with OBS is as easy as updating a few settings.

  1. First you need to open OBS and go to Settings.Go to Settings
  2. Next select Output in the settings menu.Select Output
  3. Now you will need to update a few settings: Make sure your "Encoder" is x264. Set the "Bitrate" to 2400 Kbps. Set The "CPU Usage Preset" to ultrafast. Set "Tune" to zerolatency. Under "x264 Options" add scenecut=-1 rc_lookahead=0.Update output settings
  4. Next select Video in the settings menu.Select Video
  5. Update these settings: Set your Base (Canvas) Resolution and Output (Scaled) Resolution to 228x456. Set the Downscale Filter to Bicubic. Finially, set your FPS Values to 30. Update video settings
  6. Click the OK button to save these settings.

Now start up the stream and you should see reduced latency in Reactive.

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