2017: A Year In Review

If I had to describe 2017 as anything, it would be a roller-coaster designed to significantly injure anyone on it. Even though there were some really harsh moments, there were also really good moments, which overall balanced out the year to an almost perfect neutral. So let’s take a look at what happened this year. Read more

Stream Effects is now available! (OBS Studio)

Last Friday I released OBS Stream Effects to the public and today I want to show you what cool things you can do to your recordings or streams with it. Let’s begin. Read more

The ‘Ashes of the Phoenix’ Update (AMF Encoder Plugin v2.0.0.0)

The plugin rises from the no-update-phase back to bring you an even better experience with High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) encoding, Variance Based Adaptive Quantitization (VBAQ), Pre-Pass support and Asynchronous Queue mode. Read more

The Encoder Rebirth Update (OBS Studio AMD Encoder Plugin v1.9.9.6)

Today I bring you one of the only public pre-releases that are going to happen, as everything else requires AMD to release a Driver which fixes the AMF runtime and firmware. But enough of me, here’s the update which is the true star of this post: Read more

Interview with K-Gaming about the AMD Encoder Plugin (German/Deutsch)

Hey guys, I recently answered questions from a Let’s Player that wanted to interview me about the Plugin and AMF. Fortunately for me it was in german, unfortunately for you it still is in german and I’m not going to translate it for you. Google Translate to the rescue. Here it is, in it’s full unedited german glory. Read more

Full Multi-GPU Support And More! (1.4.2.0 Update for the AMD Encoder Plugin)

Update: Two hotfixes have been released to fix additional issues. The download link has been updated. Today is the day that users with a multi-GPU system can finally use their other GPUs for streaming and recording – and today is also the day that OBS Studio no longer crashes on startup! This update adds full support for multi-GPU systems, fixes the crash on startup bug, fixes Filler Data being stuck on Enabled, makes Delta QP available even when not using Constant QP, fixes some UI things and more. I hope you’ll have as much fun using the plugin as I did creating it! On to the download: Read more

Version 1.4.1.5 of the AMD Encoder Plugin is out!

It’s another update for the same AMD Encoder fixing even more stuff. This time it’s mostly fixes for encoding quality and older drivers (APU stable drivers) and how presets behave. Read more

AMD Encoder Plugin 1.4.1.1 is out – Hotfix for a Hotfix for a Release!

Another hotfix is now available and it fixes issues with Constant QP and Automatic Profile Level selection. Some other fixes have also made it into this version. Read more

Encoder Plugin Version 1.4.0.0 is out now!

The day has come where setting up the AMD encoder no longer takes any effort and can be done in less than 5 minutes. 1.4.0.0 brings a fresh new UI that unifies all encoder interfaces and makes it incredibly simple to get started even when using Advanced Output Mode in OBS. And it only took a whole month to plan and work on! Read more