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Using the Elgato Stream Deck with vMix
The Elgato Stream Deck is an affordable controller for producing live video content with vMix. You can use the Stream Deck to program over 300 shortcut functions!
What you will need...
- An Elgato Stream Deck, Stream Deck Mini or Stream Deck XL
- The Elgato Stream Deck Application 4.0 or above
- vMix 22 or above
You can check out our tutorial video and follow along with the instructions below-
Firstly, plug in your Elgato Stream Deck and turn on your vMix PC. Then open up the the Stream Deck Application. Once opened click on the More Actions button to access the vMix app.
Then install the vMix app.
After you have added the vMix app, just select the vMix shortcut button and drag it to all of the buttons you want to assign a vMix shortcut to.
Ok, so let's head to vMix! You'll need to go to Settings>Shortcuts and then add a shortcut.
Then click find to select the button that you have chosen in the Stream Deck Application.
Press the button on the Stream Deck and choose whether you want the shortcut to work on button press or on release...then click OK.
Then set up your shortcut. You can also choose what displays on the button. If you'd like a preview of the vMix input that the shortcut is linked to then select Thumbnail.
Then you're good to go and you can start using the Stream Deck to control your production.
Last Updated: Monday, September 28, 2020 1:23:52 PM