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🔊Best OBS Audio Settings And Filters - Make Your Streams Sound Amazing

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In this video tutorial, I show you how to setup your OBS audio settings and filters to make your streams sound amazing. I show you the best microphone settings/filters for OBS. Everything I do online is hosted by Bluehost. For only $2.95 a month, Bluehost can help you set up and host your blog/website. Because Porter Media is a Bluehost affiliate partner, our community can use this link to receive a 50% discount off the monthly price AND A FREE DOMAIN NAME: http://goo.gl/iGVMmp MY SECRET WEAPON AND BEST TOOL TO GROW A YOUTUBE CHANNEL FAST TUBEBUDDY Download TubeBuddy Free Today ---- https://goo.gl/0z8H76 SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE HERE: http://goo.gl/SG9kXI My YouTube Setup: https://goo.gl/MLHJMa MY WEBSITES: http://www.youtubecreatorshub.com http://www.thinktutorial.com --------------------------------------------------------------------------------­-- 📢Come Hang Out With Me And Play Some Games On Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/dusttbuster MY TWITTER: https://goo.gl/q2CsQv MY FACEBOOK: https://goo.gl/6oAHPz MY SNAPCHAT dmporter74 MY INSTAGRAM: https://goo.gl/sMxzGv LISTEN TO OUR PODCASTS: YouTube Creators Hub: http://goo.gl/6dnF54 Podcasters Unplugged: https://goo.gl/QUz0iq Support me on Patreon to have access to a private YouTube Creators discord channel and join our community: https://goo.gl/YqtD4s I Use Screenflow To Record My Screencast Videos: Get It Here: https://goo.gl/vRjuJg Disclaimers: Links in the description are typically affiliate links that let you help support the channel at no extra cost.
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BeYob (6 days ago)
Liking these settings! 1)Noise Suppression -40.00 DB 2)Noise Gate Closing Threshold -51.0 Open Threshold -45.0 Attack Time 25.0 Hold Time 50.0 Release Time 50.0 3)Compressor Ratio 2.5 Threshold -33.0 Attack 3.0 Release 100.0 Output Gain 18.0 4)Compressor (Limiter) Ratio 10.0 Threshold -4.0 Attack 1.0 Release 100.0 Output Gain 0
First We Game (1 day ago)
Bruh!!!
GameN Content (7 days ago)
Thank you!
KAI (7 days ago)
Thank you SO MUCH, your settings saved my life, I subbed just because of this
Nordin Exposure (10 days ago)
Excellent tutorial! You saved me so much frustration!
M J (12 days ago)
can you recommend a more in depth tutorial for the filters?
M J (12 days ago)
wish you could have went a little more in depth on the filters but none the less thank you (:
alexanderhdzperez (13 days ago)
Thanks a lot mate!!!
I Stabz (14 days ago)
how's about pops,clicks and lag when recording plugins from Reaper with OBS, as well as "why" when I record my video ex: Me, playing guitar to a song, sounds great, looks synced up..post it to say facebook, and..outta nowhere it seems..it's now outta sync? Just curious if you know of any settings or tricks..
Htrapzy (14 days ago)
thank u so much
Koty Frederiksen (14 days ago)
So lets go ahead , so lets go ahead, so lets go ahead and teach nothing, you are fucking dumb. fix the real problem.
khoch.films. (17 days ago)
this helped me tremendously.. thank youu
Paris Nakita Kejser (18 days ago)
Thanks for you video, i will try to remeber it next time i go to record in my room where i got noise somtimes :)
GavinTSB (20 days ago)
This video really helped me out thanks!!!!!
Neca Šmeca (21 days ago)
Thank you Dusty Porter this was very helpful tutorial for me!
Clan Hawkins (21 days ago)
is this rendered with camtasia?
James W (23 days ago)
I have spent the last 5 days and watched I don't know how many hours of youtube. No matter what settings and 3rd party program I try every single whisper and key click is recorded. I think I'm just going to have to make CC'd videos with music overlays :-p
Diesel C.G (23 days ago)
Thank YOU VERYYY MUCH !!! BEST SETTINGS NOW MY 30$ MICROPHONE LOOKS LIKE $100 MICROPHONE :))) THANK YOU !!! You are the god of OBS :D
H O A F (4 days ago)
I'm sure your microphone looks very fancy now
Cave8 Gaming (27 days ago)
Great video, excellent sound there Dusty! Been refining my audio for obs to hopefully avoid most - if not all post processing in audacity. Starting my channel doing gameplay recording and later plan to live stream so pro tips are welcome. You earned a sub - thanks man! I will share this vid with others looking to up their obs game.
Dysfunctional Pasta (27 days ago)
Appreciate the help! Thanks a ton.
Hello Corp (1 month ago)
Thanks much for this tutorial. I have adjusted my audio to my liking, however i have an issue after i upload. Anyone watching on a device other than a mobile phone can hear my voice loud and clear, however anyone using a mobile cant hear my voice very well because the volume setting on mobiles dont go high enough. If you can please assist me on how to fix this issue, i will be grateful.
I cant get my audio from my PS4 to my SLOBS
Cassie07 (1 month ago)
Nice video thanks a lot!
RandomR4 (1 month ago)
how do I find out what my microphone is called in the "sounds" menu (when you right click the volume and press sounds, just in case)?
Raceplays (19 days ago)
Lol oops I ran into the same video. I just wanted to review my current settings. XD
jazzysocksdude (24 days ago)
If you go into the windows sounds menu (right click on volume bottom right and select sounds), go to the recording tab and tap on your microphone. It should make the bar on the right hand side next to your mic change colour.
SAMO (1 month ago)
Speak normally, you aren’t an Android
SAMO (1 month ago)
Dusty Porter Sorry if I came off as snarky.
Dusty Porter (1 month ago)
Thanks for the heads up.
SAMO (1 month ago)
Good video though
D0pe (1 month ago)
THX!! DUDE!!!
Cheezy69 Entertainment (1 month ago)
Great video bud. I use the snowball ice black usb mic. My recordings seem a lot better audio than my streams what could i be doing wrong. ? Also going to try some filters got a cold at the mo (heavy breathing) hope the noise gates will cure this.
Flickz (1 month ago)
You ruined all of it I hate you
DeivFG (1 month ago)
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Gamingzone Of Simba (1 month ago)
Thanks that was a great tutorial 😄😄
튜브아재 (1 month ago)
Great video. Question. My PC sound and mic sound is slightly off sync. Like, Beat is playing on my PC and I'm rapping on the mic, it slightly off sync. Is there a way to fix this issue? Thank you~
IsmaelJeyemLoL (1 month ago)
Thank you bro! ♥
Skaven 9391 (1 month ago)
Thanks man, helped me alot, short sweet and to the point
Ballin Inc. (1 month ago)
Thank you so much man you saved my audio!
Jeco 97 (1 month ago)
Hey dusty why is my mic echoing
viperdem0n (1 month ago)
thx useful
TheMan (1 month ago)
I don't know why but my mic always makes a shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh noise in the background
TheMan (26 days ago)
Cave8 Gaming thanks bro. My friends on the Windows 10 Xbox app hated that noise in the background. I don't know how to do it live like when I'm in calls with friends and etc.
Cave8 Gaming (27 days ago)
sensitive mics can do that - these obs settings should help, if it persists look into de essing, (sibilance) or try a low pass filter in a program like audacity to reduce it. I use a rode nt-usb and it picks up everything, nailed it down to decent levels with what Dusty shows here. It could also be a plug/wire issue but start with software :)
BLACKO (2 months ago)
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glassman204 (2 months ago)
Would you have any idea when I start my stream up I always hear myself and my squad voice loop over and over again?
Zatomic (2 months ago)
where would my recording go???
GamingWithNoah (2 months ago)
you helped big time thanks
Kevin Parsley (2 months ago)
if anyone is coming here to try to figure out why your speakers output is being recorded with a concert hall type of sound, for me it was because of sound processing by wavesmaxxsound (Dell app to adjust realtek settings). My headphones sound nothing like the recording OBS made, but turning off the following effect fixed everything. Open your OS sound setting software. wavesmaxxsound was the app on my machine. I had to go to the middle tab in the app and turn of surround sound effects. they didnt call it surround sound, but that is what it is.
ShadowNoxX (2 months ago)
Thank you ! :-)
The Antisocial Gamer (2 months ago)
due your videos are so frigging awesome! Very easy to follow and understand and you hold my interest, awesome job, I know exactly where to come when I need help
Dusty Porter (2 months ago)
That is what I like to hear :)
Great tutorial thanks
Ronny Schwartz (2 months ago)
Instead of recording to check the sound quality. Open "advanced sound settings", and change the input mic setting to "monitor on" (or whatever it is in English". That way you can listen to your changes in real time. Just remember to change it back to "Monitor off", unless you wanna keep hearing yourself. I hope it made sense
Ultimate Trolls (2 months ago)
for some reason obs will record any sound coming from the computer but not from my mic, can anyone help?
Haulin Assassin (2 months ago)
Just confused on how to recorded this as a livestream but when you talk the microphone bar isnt reacting to to it
I noticed in your filters, you have the VST Plugin. You run that often for your interface or are you bouncing to project daw? I run a home studio for music so wanted to incorp my Reaper software into OBS. Alas, im not seeing the dramatic changes id expect with the VST plugin. Any words on this?
Charles Gerber Jr. (2 months ago)
OK, Dusty. My name is Charlie and I'm 64 years old trying hard to learn how to Stream my Ark Game the best I can. Thanks for the video as this is the best of all i have looked at, but there is one thing missing in a lot of videos. Everyone says to always test your mic on OBS before Streaming. But no one has shown people how to test your mic. I have done two Streams on Twitch and one had to much background noise and the other one no one could hear me. My Twitch name is TheGerb01 and if you listen to my recordings,,, You'll say,,,I know what that is. Thanks again for the video as it helped me set up filters.
LittleKing817 (2 months ago)
There is sadly no option to mic test. So record a short video with you saying different words, listen to it, and if its good, keep the settings.
J C (3 months ago)
my mics too damn touchy. move it away 1/2 inch and it affects the volume so much either you cant hear me or im crazy loud.
Cherish sri teja (3 months ago)
please help me when i record or stream video through obs i get an disturbing irritation noise what to do please help me please reply me fastttttt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n89EBFXOmb8&t=1186s this is my video. listen at 31:01 the sound is coming like that please help mee
deathclown (3 months ago)
is there a way for the audio that comes out are from games and mic only and excludes the notifications sounds like windows notif or FB messenger notif sounds?
umeni jesenje (3 months ago)
Thanks Dusty! It was very helpful and I'm finally streaming normally, like God has intended for us to do ^^ (:
White Alcal (3 months ago)
What is the volume level you use in the microphone? You know, in windows you can adjust it. And the level of profit you put on the interface? Thank you very much
Jack Duff (3 months ago)
thank u sooo much really helped me!
DigitalPorygon 2 (3 months ago)
Will this work if I have gameplay going at the same time
Glazerbeam (3 months ago)
Great video and GO DAWGS!
Platios (3 months ago)
Thank You you helped me.
Unboxed Tech Reviews (3 months ago)
Can you expand on the NDI audio source only filter?
Schrient (4 months ago)
Hey good video. Thanks, I've been looking for help with audio. I'll have to give this a try.
Saggy Scopes (4 months ago)
For me I can connect my snow ball to obs
VLAD (4 months ago)
he dusty or mr. beast?
loppeen (4 months ago)
How do I fix so discord volume gets higher? Cuz right now when I shoot ingame, the game noise is so loud you cant hear my teammates, please help. Have tried everything I feel like. :/
DuaLeaD (4 months ago)
I have had ongoing issues with OBS not recording "Desktop Audio" - It will pickup my mic and desktop audio just fine in the stream but when I RECORD, it only picks up my mic - Been to many many links on Google and vids. Can you help?
TheAnimeSavior (4 months ago)
thank you so much! going to start recording and streaming soon! this really helped with background air noise thanks
Spiri Roam (4 months ago)
are you retarded, on how to setup a noise gate
Tom5 (4 months ago)
Thanks for the help
Code Void (4 months ago)
My microphone audio also is coming out of desktop audio can someone pls help
GedaS Ra (4 months ago)
well done dude!
PMA DOOD (4 months ago)
so what about the audio delay? How do you make it so there's no delay?
I From X Planet (4 months ago)
He Deserve the LIKE AND COMMENT Best video of the Day Keep it up buddy ❌
DoctorLittle22 (5 months ago)
I don't a microphone but the audio always turned out perfect, untill today... my voice audio doesn't work anymore, and I recorded a long video... :(
who are you (5 months ago)
Bro I am getting a constant keesssss noiice in the background Can you help me please man
walkingdeads fortnite (5 months ago)
Thxs so much for the help
Frxst (5 months ago)
5:46 just a bookmark
Dr Pootis (5 months ago)
Thanks m8 you just earned a sub
THANK U SO MUCH DUDE
ParadoxGamer (6 months ago)
I need a tutorial for Mics that are on headphones
Draclern (13 days ago)
Linkfreak 404 Haha 😂 lol i got it for 30 dollars
Linkfreak 404 (13 days ago)
@Draclern Holy mechanical keyboard, Batman!
Draclern (13 days ago)
Linkfreak 404 go on my videos. i have a 10 dollar mic that is very good as you see on my streams. you dont need 150dollar fuck for streaming. usb mica are for losers i think.
Linkfreak 404 (13 days ago)
@Draclern Have fun setting yourself up for failure then. BTW I'm not rich. lol
Draclern (14 days ago)
+Linkfreak 404 Linkfreak 404 not everyone is as richass as you.
Anthony Sanchez (6 months ago)
So I use Mic/aux for the stream, and desktop audio for the game sounds and discord chat??
Björn Snellman (6 months ago)
ONLY 326 LIKES?!?
Twipzi (7 months ago)
settings for super noise microphone?
Jazzy Penn (7 months ago)
Will these settings carry over onto Discord/Teamspeak or any voice-chatting scenario?
Station (7 months ago)
5:40
ZyraxGD (7 months ago)
Why can i hear myself through my mic?
Manny Ramos (7 months ago)
How come when I go into the music section in twitch. I see people have reverb and all these cool effects as if it’s already proffesional quality audio?
ArcadeButter (7 months ago)
Appreciate the tutorial. Will make my streams sound that much better
proudshep (7 months ago)
I have a questions. Whenever I record with obs the volume can only be heard from the left yet when I record with something else it doesnt do that. Do you have a solution for that?
The Just Hang On Life!! (7 months ago)
Hi Dusty Love the video! When i record My game audio sounds terrible when i go back and listen to it,How do you make the game audio sound good and not a background sound?
PoorTech (7 months ago)
Cool, thanks for the helpful tips!
Boo TheLaw (7 months ago)
Honnestly, THANK F***ING YOU !! I love you so much, follow, like, comment, etc... I was looking for a video like this who told me how to delet the sounds behind me but also the noise made by my mouse !! And it WORKS !! Thank you !!
Slither70 (8 months ago)
The green bar for Mic/Aux doesnt work!!!!!!!!
alexdubovyckvideos (8 months ago)
yellow range? not -6 0? range
Spawnz (8 months ago)
Do you need that stuff if you have a external mixer?
NintendoNerdnr1 (8 months ago)
Finally an tutorial that works
Hot Cheeto (8 months ago)
Awesome video Dusty. Thanks. I can't seem to find an answer to my question though. I only want OBS to pick up audio from the game I am playing. I like to listen to music while I play or sometimes I am in discord call. I want to record ONLY audio from my game. is there a way to set that up ?
Careers R Us (8 months ago)
I am trying to record from youtube. But my OBS mixer does not move in the green, yellow, red area at all when someone is talking. I think thats why when I record I get no sound. Can you tell me how I can fix it? Ive been fooling around with this for weeks
JhaycerC. (8 months ago)
helpful tutorial thank you for this ^^
Cybrity (9 months ago)
I have a headset but it’s telling me I don’t have a mic.is it supposed to be plugged into my pc or monitor?
Diego Larrea Flores (9 months ago)
Hellow Dusty, idk why but for a reason the Destok Audio on my obs its very low (levels go on to 40MAX) and when im streaming people cant hear my friends on discord (everything its ok with discord), but for example Youtube Videos, Discord, Spotify, etc, are too low on OBS Destok Sound Bars, Do you know whats going on?
Flipsen DK (10 months ago)
thanks you fikst my obs

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