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== Looking Glass plugin for Open Broadcaster Software ==
 
== Looking Glass plugin for Open Broadcaster Software ==
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[[File:Looking-Glass-OBS-Source-Add.png|thumb|Adding the plugin as a video source]]
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[[File:Looking-Glass-OBS-config.png|thumb|Plugin configuration settings]]
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If you're streaming your guest's games from your host and are using Looking Glass, there is a plugin available for OBS to stream video directly from the host. This avoids recording the Looking Glass client, which reduces latency from the game to your stream.
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=== Build Instructions ===
 
=== Build Instructions ===
The OBS plugin is included in the main source tree of Looking Glass
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The OBS plugin is included in the main source tree of Looking Glass, and is very similar to building the [[Installation#Looking_Glass_Client|client]].
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==== Dependencies ====
 
==== Dependencies ====
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The OBS plugin requires the following extra dependencies
 
The OBS plugin requires the following extra dependencies
 
* libobs-dev
 
* libobs-dev
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Please install this package or the equivalent in your package manager.
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<!--TODO: Look at different OS' repos to find package names like the client install-->
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==== Building ====
 
==== Building ====
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These instructions are the same as when building the [[Installation#Building|client]]
 
These instructions are the same as when building the [[Installation#Building|client]]
 
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=== Installation ===
 
=== Installation ===
 
[[File:Looking-Glass-OBS-Source-Add.png|thumb|Adding the plugin as a video source]]
 
  
 
The resulting liblooking-glass-obs.so file should be placed in your OBS plugin directory.
 
The resulting liblooking-glass-obs.so file should be placed in your OBS plugin directory.
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=== Setup ===
 
=== Setup ===
  
[[File:Looking-Glass-OBS-config.png|thumb|Plugin configuration settings]]
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Once installed, you can select the '"Looking Glass Client"' source from the OBS sources menu. The configuration only requires the IVSHMEM file that is used by the VM, and this is pre-populated with the default filename for Looking Glass.

Revision as of 23:26, 13 January 2020

Looking Glass plugin for Open Broadcaster Software

Adding the plugin as a video source
Plugin configuration settings

If you're streaming your guest's games from your host and are using Looking Glass, there is a plugin available for OBS to stream video directly from the host. This avoids recording the Looking Glass client, which reduces latency from the game to your stream.


Build Instructions

The OBS plugin is included in the main source tree of Looking Glass, and is very similar to building the client.


Dependencies

The OBS plugin requires the following extra dependencies

  • libobs-dev

Please install this package or the equivalent in your package manager.


Building

These instructions are the same as when building the client

mkdir obs/build
cd obs/build
cmake ../
make

Installation

The resulting liblooking-glass-obs.so file should be placed in your OBS plugin directory.

mkdir -p ~/.config/obs-studio/plugins/looking-glass-obs/bin/64bit
cp liblooking-glass-obs.so ~/.config/obs-studio/plugins/looking-glass-obs/bin/64bit

Setup

Once installed, you can select the '"Looking Glass Client"' source from the OBS sources menu. The configuration only requires the IVSHMEM file that is used by the VM, and this is pre-populated with the default filename for Looking Glass.