Documentation Screen Grab with OBS

Use OBS to record your interactive project to a movie file as documentation.

Monitor Display settings
Change your monitor resolution.

Right Mouse on Desktop background
Select Display Settings
     Set Change the size of text, apps, and other items to 100%
     Select Advanced display settings
          Change the Resolution to 1920 x 1080
          Hit Apply and then confirm the change.

OBS on a PC

Start OBS Studio 64 bit
The software will remember your settings from last time.

Close the
Auto-Configuration Wizard

     Output (side menu)
     Output Mode  Advanced
          Recording tab
             Recording Path  Desktop  or external drive
             Recording Format  mp4
          Change the Base (Canvas) Resolution to 1920x1080
          Change the Output (Scaled) Resolution to 1920x1080
          Common FPS Values 30
Set up Start Recording  to Space for your screen grab (hit Space bar key)
Set up Stop Recording  to Space
          (Do not set up for Streaming. Hotkeys will not work if you select this option for streaming)

Click + under Sources below to add a Display Capture,
     delete other captures if you have any
Double click to open the
     De-select Capture Cursor
     Click OK
You can crop around the area you would like to capture.
     Mac: Use the Option key and drag the red frame.
     PC:  Use the Alt key and drag the red frame.

Don't quit OBS

Start your Unity player

Alt F4 exits the player

Space Bar to record OBS and Space Bar to stop

Move super slow when you look around the VR

There will be an mp4 file on your desktop,
Edit this with After Effects or Premiere.

Put the edited exercise mp4 files in the drop folder with your name as part of the file name.

File Transfer

All assignments will be turned in on the web.
Mac use Filezilla
, PC use WinSCP to transfer
     Host:  (port 22)
     User ID: Your login
     or  /home/users/yourlogin/myClasses/Winter22-156/drop

Any movies 1080HD

Screen Capture all your VR Projects with OBS Studio, edit with Premiere or After Effects


By default WinSCP starts at your home directory  /home/users/yourname
Select the link to MyClasses
Select the link to Winter22-156  AKA /data/classes/Winter220/156
Select drop
Select the correct folder for the assignment
Make sure your name is part of the file name.


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