Intel® Easy Streaming Wizard
Live Stream in Minutes, Not Hours
Easily configure your streaming setup with a desktop or laptop featuring select Intel® Core™ processors for a smooth recording and streaming experience.1
What Is Intel® Easy Streaming Wizard?
Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) is a popular way to capture and share a professional, high-quality stream.But custom-tuning OBS to your unique hardware configuration and internet connection can take hours.
Streaming is more popular than ever—whether showing off your skills in a first-person-shooter, sharing your illustration technique or walking through the perfect risotto recipe, your stream is uniquely you.Now you can quickly and easily configure your streaming setup with a desktop or laptop featuring an Intel® Core™ processor.
Intel® Core™ Processor Optimizations
Balances processor resources to maximize streaming and recording quality, while minimizing impacts to gaming performance.
Simple authentication into the streaming service and run simulated test stream to evaluate available bandwidth.
Sets up an encoder for optimized recording in accordance with the selected video platform.
Video Device Setup
Select and setup a connected camera, a monitor capture, or a capture card to enable dual system streaming.
Two-step microphone setup process to reduce background noise and improve perceived audio quality.
Configure the stream text, backgrounds, and the configured video devices.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Some of the main benefits are:
- It helps to set up a PC for streaming in minutes, not hours, or days.
- It automatically configures and tunes the streaming service (Twitch, YouTube).
- It optimizes Intel® Core™ processor for encoding, sound, bandwidth, and other features to determine the best streaming quality possible.
- It scales with more cores and threads to improve the quality of the live stream.
The following are the minimum system requirements:
- Supported Intel® processors.
- 8GB or more of memory.
- Intel-Integrated Graphics or Discrete Graphics Card targeted for gaming systems.
- Integrated or External Camera (optional).
Windows* 10, 64-bit.
See the download page for a list of supported streaming services.
You do need to have an existing account with the streaming service to complete the configuration, however if you don’t already have an account, the wizard provides an opportunity to create an account during the installation process.
No, you do not need to install the Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). The latest supported version of OBS is automatically installed during the Easy Streaming Wizard installation. If OBS was installed previously, Easy Streaming Wizard will use the existing installation.
See the release notes for the latest version of OBS supported. The wizard will prompt the user to update to the latest version if an older version is installed.
Click here to download: Intel Download Center.
No, Intel does not answer questions related to the Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). Go to OBS help for more information.
Yes. Verify that the Internet connection meets the minimum requirements for streaming (2500kbit upload). This can be verified in the Intel® Easy Streaming Wizard application or at http://speedtest.net. If your Internet connection does not meet this requirement, troubleshoot these issues with your Internet service provider (ISP).
For additional question contact Intel Customer Support.
See the list of supported processors on the download center page.
Auto update is turned off in OBS after the Intel® Easy Streaming Wizard runs and configures the system for optimal streaming. Downloading a newer version of OBS may interfere with the Intel® Easy Streaming Wizard configuration already setup for OBS. The Intel® Easy Streaming Wizard is frequently updated with new features and will evaluate all new versions of OBS to ensure we are using the optimal version of OBS.
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