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OBS Chapter 6: Open Broadcaster Software Limitations and Alternatives

OBS is quite powerful and adequate for many consumer and even professional video live-streaming or recording use cases, but it can have its limitations. In today’s article, we’ll discuss why it may be more advantageous to look at commercial apps and talk about the features of some of the more popular Mac video production apps. In addition, if your budget is limited to the free OBS application, we’ll talk about how to get support.


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OBS Chapter 5: Hotkeys, More Sources, and Resources

Welcome to the penultimate article in our series on Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). If you have missed the first four chapters in this online book about the free, open-source video production application, you can catch up by following these...

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OBS Chapter 4: Recordings and Streams

Welcome back to our continuing series on Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). If you missed the first three chapters in this online tutorial series about the free, open-source video production application, you can catch up by following these links: Video Production...

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OBS Chapter 3: Sources and Scenes

Welcome back for the third installment of our series on Open Broadcaster Software, an open-source and free Mac, Windows and Linux app that can be used for live or recorded video production. In the first installment, we discussed what...

Mac with logic pro x and headphones Pro Audio: Apple Makes a Statement...
If you’ve read my earlier post about my favorite DAW software, you’ll know that my personal preference (especially for mixing) is Avid Pro Tools. However, with the recent release of Logic...

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Over the next few weeks, The Rocket Yard is treating you to a series on a free, open-source Mac application for video streaming and recording. This app is called...

OWC ConsoleCam App Give Your Photos a Retro Game...
From your friends at OWC! (that’s us)… …we’d like to introduce our brand-new(1) iOS app — ConsoleCam! Now before you go and get too excited and think this app...

TextEdit’s Hidden Talents
TextEdit is one of the apps included with each copy of macOS, but it is overshadowed by word processing apps like Pages and Microsoft Word as well as dedicated...

How to EQ the System Audio...
The Apple Music App has an okay (i.e., usable) equalizer with plenty of presets for the average user. It can help compensate for the small speakers on your MacBook...

screenshot of apple maps Apple Maps: Positive Changes for 2020
Last June at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple made its usual announcements about upcoming changes to its operating systems — iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS. Among the...

Creative Cloud Beta Adobe Surprises Creatives With Open Beta...
Recently we took a look at some very capable but more affordable alternatives to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. It’s always a benefit to customers when developers provide legitimate...