How to Add Twitch Alerts to OBS

How to Add Twitch Alerts to OBS

Step 1: Install OBS If you don't have OBS installed, you need to download and install it. You can get it for free from the official OBS website:

Step 2: Set up Twitch Alerts In order to add Twitch alerts to OBS, you'll need to use a service like Streamlabs or StreamElements. These platforms provide alert notifications for Twitch streamers. Choose the platform you prefer and sign up for an account.

Step 3: Create Alert Notifications Once you've signed up and logged in to your chosen alert service, it's time to create alert notifications. This typically involves selecting the type of alerts you want (e.g., follows, subscriptions, donations), customizing the appearance, and adding any sound effects or animations.

Step 4: Obtain Alert URL/Code After creating the alert notifications, you'll receive an Alert URL or code snippet. Copy this URL or code as it will be used to add the alerts to OBS.

Step 5: Open OBS Open OBS on your computer.

Step 6: Add a Browser Source In OBS, you need to add a Browser source to your scene. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Click on the "+" icon in the "Sources" box at the bottom of the OBS window.
  • Choose "Browser" from the list of available sources.
  • Give the source a name (e.g., "Twitch Alerts").
  • Click "OK" to continue.

Step 7: Configure the Browser Source After adding the Browser source, you'll see a settings window. Here's what you need to do:

  • Enter the Alert URL or code you obtained from the alert service into the "URL" or "URL/Path" field of the Browser source settings.
  • Adjust the width and height values to fit the alert notifications.
  • Customize any additional settings as desired (e.g., FPS, caching).

Step 8: Position and Resize Now, drag and resize the Browser source to your preferred position on the scene. Use the handles around the source to adjust its size.

Step 9: Preview and Adjust Click on the "Preview Stream" button in OBS to see how the Twitch alerts appear. If necessary, make further adjustments to the position, size, or other settings to ensure the alerts are displayed correctly.

Step 10: Start Streaming Once you're satisfied with the placement and appearance of the Twitch alerts, you can start streaming to showcase the alerts during your Twitch broadcasts.

That's it! You should now be able to add Twitch alerts to OBS using this tutorial. Test your setup and make any necessary tweaks to achieve the desired results. Happy streaming!

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