More commonly known as a tool for streamers, OBS Studio also has what’s known as “Virtual Camera” built in on Windows, Mac, and Linux. What this does is export whatever you have set up in OBS Studio to your system as if it were a webcam. And this means you can get really creative.
What is a virtual camera used for?
Print. A virtual webcam is a software application that allows users to use their computers’ resources during a video call instead of using a live webcam. In other words, users can place images, videos, and other sources as their primary output during a video call.
How does a virtual webcam work?
A virtual webcam is a software application that allows users to use their computers’ resources during a video call instead of using a live webcam. In other words, users can place images, videos, and other sources as their primary output during a video call. That’s it, a virtual webcam.
What is the difference between a virtual camera and a digital camera?
In 3D animation, a virtual camera is a function of the animation software that works and behaves in the same way a camera or digital camera would in real-world situations.
What is virtual camera driver?
This allows you to interface any camera that RoboRealm can connect to as a regular webcam device to other applications.
How do I use OBS as a camera?
- Install OBS-VirtualCam.
- Reboot computer.
- Setup OBS, with optional chroma key (guide here).
- In OBS select ‘Tools’ from the top menu, then ‘VirtualCam’.
- Click the ‘Start’ button. Optionally check ‘AutoStart’ if you want to have VirtualCam start whenever OBS is running.
How do I connect my virtual camera to OBS?
Step 1: Set up your green screen with proper lighting for better video. Step 2: Download and install OBS Studio. Step 3: Add Video Source to your Scene by clicking the ‘+’ icon in the Sources tab. Step 4: Select and add a suitable camera from the camera setting.
How do I turn off virtual camera in OBS?
- In the search box on the taskbar, type Programs and Features.
- Scroll down to OBS-VirtualCam.
- Click on uninstall.
Can OBS work with Zoom?
You can now use the virtual camera output inside of OBS to send your OBS video output into Zoom. To do this, simply click the Virtual Camera Output button. You will then be able to bring in everything happening in Zoom into your OBS production.
Does OBS virtual cam output audio?
OBS already has the right audio stream. It just needs to be included along with the video in the Virtual Camera output, and everything should work cleanly.