Technical Set-Up

These articles explain in detail how to add VBI graphics to your stream broadcasts and pages.

19 Articles

  • Twitch Channel Designs The following information should help you understand which Visuals By Impulse graphics are used for your Twitch channel. The designs...
  • Streaming on console Can I Use Visuals By Impulse Graphics on Console? This article is not an in-depth explanation or tutorial on how to use the different...
  • Adding Overlays to OBS If you are using a streaming software (OBS) to broadcast your content to the masses, having an overlay is a strong customization tool to...
  • Adding Text (StreamLabels) to Your Overlays Welcome back to another article to help get your broadcast designs spiffy and professional as ever.  ? In this article we'll discuss...
  • Chroma Keys This article will explain how to add a chroma key to your webcam in OBS and SLOBS so you can cleanly cut out the green background of a...
  • Adding Mixer Panels Mixer panels are certainly more complicated than Twitch panels but they also offer a larger amount of freedom in what they can offer in...
  • Streamlabs OBS Overlays While there are many similarities between OBS and Streamlabs OBS, the differences are subtle, but may cause some confusion. Let's go...
  • Customizing Streamlabs Alerts A few months ago I decided to buy a new stream graphics package (from VBI, of course). Branding is crucial to creating an identity...
  • Adding Alerts Streaming is a personal thing- for both the broadcaster and the viewer. I know when I follow, sub, or otherwise support the streamer I'm...
  • Transitions Be sure to check out Visual by Impulse's newest animation transition on your YouTube channel. Watch the other short videos to see the...
  • Understanding Your Streaming Software: Bitrate and your Upload Making sure your stream looks as clean and smooth as it can be for the viewer is the goal of every streamer. And it can be a serious...
  • Animated Designs Visuals by Impulse is leading the way with animated designs for your stream.  This article will briefly explain how to add animated...
  • Understanding Your Streaming Software: Keyframe Intervals With Twitch’s recent new broadcast requirements, Keyframe Intervals is a setting a lot of people are unfamiliar with. What are your...
  • Adding Animated Alerts We have an article for adding static alerts, but this article will focus on adding animated alerts. Follow the below steps to get your...
  • OBS Studio 23.0 Update At the end of February 2019, OBS Studio released a pretty big update to the already popular live-streaming software. This update adds...
  • OBS/SLOBS Mask Filters Looking to try something different with your webcam? Tired of the same 4:3 or 16:9 boxed webcam? Have a cool filter you want to add to...
  • VBI Design Descriptions You may be reading this as a new streamer, which means this information is going to be very useful. You may be a veteran streamer and...
  • SLOBS .overlay Files This article only applies to Streamlabs OBS, as our .overlay files will only work in SLOBS. If you are an OBS Studio user, carry on my...
  • SLOBS: One-Click Set Up In a previous article covering .overlay files, we provided a tutorial for adding Streamlabs-Certified premade packages from Visuals By...