Stream on "Kick" with OBS Studio

Prerequisites:

  • "Kick" Account: Create an account on the "Kick" platform if you haven't already.
  • OBS Studio: Download and install OBS Studio from the official website.
  • Fast and Stable Internet Connection: A reliable and high-speed internet connection is crucial for smooth streaming.

Step 1: Account Setup on "Kick"

  1. Log in to your "Kick" account on their website.
  2. Navigate to your account settings and locate the "Streaming" or "Go Live" section. Here, you'll find your stream key, which you'll need to configure OBS Studio.

Step 2: Configure OBS Studio

  1. Launch OBS Studio on your computer.
  2. In OBS Studio, click on "Settings" in the lower-right corner.
  3. Under the "Stream" section on the left sidebar, select "Custom" from the "Service" dropdown menu.
  4. In the "Server" field, enter the RTMP server URL provided by "Kick."
  5. Copy and paste your stream key (obtained in Step 1) into the "Stream Key" field.
  6. Adjust your stream settings, including video resolution, bitrate, and audio settings, based on your preferences and available internet bandwidth.
  7. Click "Apply" and then "OK" to save your settings.

Step 3: Set Up Your Scene

  1. In OBS Studio, you'll work with "Scenes" and "Sources" to create your streaming layout. Click the "+" button in the "Scenes" panel to create a new scene and give it a name.
  2. In the "Sources" panel, click the "+" button to add sources such as your webcam, game capture, images, or overlays.
  3. Arrange and resize your sources within the scene to create your desired layout. You can use the preview window to adjust their positions in real-time.

Step 4: Go Live on "Kick"

  1. Return to your "Kick" account.
  2. In the "Streaming" or "Go Live" section, configure your stream settings, including the stream title, description, and any relevant tags or categories.
  3. Click the "Go Live" button when you're ready to start your stream.

Step 5: Start Streaming in OBS Studio

  1. Back in OBS Studio, make sure your desired scene is selected.
  2. Click the "Start Streaming" button to begin sending your stream to "Kick."
  3. Monitor your stream's performance through OBS Studio, and engage with your audience through "Kick's" chat or interactive features.

Step 6: End Your Stream

  1. When you're ready to end your stream, click the "Stop Streaming" button in OBS Studio.
  2. Return to your "Kick" account and confirm that your stream has ended successfully.

Streaming on "Kick" with OBS Studio provides you with a versatile and customizable platform to share your content with the world. Remember to engage with your viewers, build a community, and have fun while doing it.

That's it! You've now learned how to stream on "Kick" using OBS Studio. Enjoy your streaming journey!


Last updated

Comments

Leave a Comment