OBS for Advanced Zoom

With Zoom, GoTo Meetings, Hangouts, and Skype conferences rapidly becoming the de-facto standard for Work-from-Home and stepping up your video will keep you looking great!

There are just a few resources to install and setup to get your presentation video looking great.  Tools and walk-throughs are below.

Recording / Streaming Software

OBS-Studio is an ‘Open Source’ package used by a large number of real-time streaming users.  It’s favoured by Churches, Community Groups, and Live-Streamers globally due to high configurability, stability – and of course, it’s free!

Download at: https://obsproject.com/

Setting up a GreenScreen

Using a Green Screen is a simple way to ‘hide’ a less than ideal office background (or Kitchen!) using a simple color replacement technique.

Adding Virtual Cams to Windows OBS

After installing OBS, installing some form of Virtual Camera support will allow you to use OBS as a webcam in place of the webcam on your Computer.

Windows OBS Virtual Camera Plug-in (Download Page)

Medium user @jkudo has written a short walkthrough: Using Virtual cam in Zoom

Virtual Cameras for Mac

Apple has a slightly more complicated process for enabling a virtual Camera, but a number of users have worked on finding great solutions!