How to use with OBS Studio

This short how-to video shows you how to use Stagetimer with OBS Studio. OBS Studio is a free and open-source software for video recording and live streaming.

OBS Studio:

What is is a cloud-based speaker timer that runs entirely in the browser and can be shared via link or QR code. It can be used on any operating system and an up-to-date browser.

Speaker timer that can be used with OBS studio
Speaker timer that can be used with OBS studio

How to use it with OBS Studio

Here is how to use together with OBS Studio. You can use the timer either as an overlay, showing it on the screen, or just for personal feedback.

On the controller page of you can set up several timers and messages. To show the timer in OBS Studio, copy the viewer link from the controller page. In OBS Studio, go to the “sources” panel, click on the plus sign at the bottom left of the window to add another source, then click on “browser”.

A new window will open and request a URL. Paste the URL that was copied from Stagetimer. You will also be able to choose the width of the timer (1280x720 pixels, for example). You can then add the browser source as picture in picture.

And this is how you use with OBS Studio.