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How to send a virtual camera (vMix Video) output to third party apps and web browsers
vMix has a virtual camera output option called vMix Video. This can be used to send the live video output from vMix to some third party programs and web browsers as a virtual camera source.
To enable the vMix Video output simply click the External button at the bottom of vMix so it turns red.
Next, go to your third party app or web browser ensuring it supports accepting virtual camera sources. Then choose the option for vMix Video.
If using a web browser for example, when connecting to the web application that requires a camera, you can choose the vMix Video from the Camera option. If it doesn't prompt you to choose, you can change it by clicking the camera icon in your web browser's address bar.
Example of where to find this in Chrome:
vMix also has an optional vMix Audio output source which is made available along with vMix Video. Not all applications support the vMix Audio source however (such as web browsers). So if that option does not appear under the microphone options, we instead recommend using an alternative such as:
VB Audio Cable
VB-CABLE is a virtual audio device that allows you to route the audio coming out of applications such as vMix so it can be input into other programs and web browsers. A guide for that can be found at the below link:
Newtek NDI Virtual Input
Netwek's NDI Virtual Input program allows you to route both video and audio from NDI compatible software (such as vMix) to it. Making it available as both a Virtual Camera and Virtual Audio source in other programs and web browsers.
The Netwek NDI Virtual Input program comes installed with the Newtek NDI Tools pack and can be found at the link below.
Last Updated: Friday, 3 April 2020 11:40:28 AM