OBS Studio Best Settings

August 29, 2022

OBS Studio Best Settings For Streamers on Twitch or YouTube – Output, Streaming & Recording), Audio & Video and Advanced Options

 

We show you how to set up OBS Studio. You can always refine this configuration over time, but it is a good starting point for anyone looking to get started with OBS Studio.

 

OBS Studio Best Settings – Output

These settings produce the highest quality output:

Output streaming

These settings are the best for streaming:

  • Advanced output mode
  • Audio Track: 1
  • Encoder: x264
  • Rescale Output: Unmarked
  • CBR rate control
  • Bitrate: 6000kbps
  • Unmarked: Use custom Buffer Side
  • Keyframe interval: 0
  • CPU Usage: ultrafast
  • Profil: Main
  • Tune Main
  • x264 options: None

Output Recording

These settings produce the best recording results:

  • Advanced output mode
  • Type: Standard
  • Recording Path: You choose ( Default route).
  • Unmarked: Generate a file name
  • Format for recording: MP4
  • Audio Track: 1
  • You can choose to encoder
  • Rescale Output: Unmarked
  • Curtom Muxer settings: None
  • Rate control CBR
  • Bitrate: 15000kbps
  • Keyframe interval: 0
  • Preset: Max quality
  • High Profile
    • Take a look ahead: Unmarked
    • Psycho visual: Marked
  • GPU: 0
  • Max B frames: 2

OBS Studio Best Settings – Audio

These are the top audio settings.

  • Sample rate 48 kHz
  • Stereo Channels
  • Desktop audio: Headphone
  • Desktop audio 2: Disabled
  • Mic Auxiliary audio : Microphone
  • Rest of the Mic Auxiliary audio Disabled
  • Decay Rate: Rapid
  • Peat meter type: Sample peak
  • Monitoring device: Default
  • Marked: Disable windows
  • Hotkeys (all),: unmarked and zero ms

OBS Studio Best Settings – Video

These are the top video settings.

 

  • Base resolution: 1920×1080
  • Output Resolution: 1920×1080
  • Lanczos is a downscale filter (sharpened scale, 36 samples).
  • Common FPS values: 60

OBS Studio Best Settings – Advanced

These settings are the most advanced:

  • Normal process priority
    • Mark active outputs by sowing
  • Renderer: Your choice
  • Format for color: NV12
  • Color space: 709 & Color Range: Partial
  • Filename formatting: Your choice
    • Overwrite: unmarked
    • Unmarked automatically
  • Replay buffer (without suffix)
  • Stream Delay
    • Enable: Marked
    • Duration: 25s
    • Preserve Cutoff: Marked
  • Automatically reconnect: Enable (marked).
  • Retry delay 10s
  • Maximum retries: 20
  • Network: Binding to IP > Default and the 3 unmarked options
  • Sources: Enable browser sourceware acceleration (marked
  • Hotkeys: Never disable hotkeys

We hope you find this configuration useful. If you have any questions, please leave a comment.

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