The main problem with VBR is during lulls in the action: paused games, hero selection screens, even famous talking heads.
During these sections of video, VBR streams produce a significantly lower bitrate, which can cause issues on pretty much any end-user connection when the bitrate spikes back up during the action (team fights, Protoss vs. This is due to interactions between multiple RTMP, other TCP streams, routers, buffers, and a whole complex morass of tech buzzwords.
Apart from this, the update also contained full Twitch platform compatibility for all users, improved Game Source compatibility with games such as Battlefield 4, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, etc., and enhanced capture card support for AVer Media, Hauppauge, Elgato, Matrox, and other cards.
If you are running an older version of your broadcasting software, you may have to make a few adjustments.
For step-by-step instructions, please see the applicable Knowledge Base articles.
XSplit is a live streaming and video-mixing application developed and maintained by Splitmedia Labs.
It is mostly used for capturing gameplay for live streaming or video recording purposes.
It was initially a screen capture product, which eventually became a livestreaming application and was called XSplit Broadcaster.
In December 2010, Splitmedia Labs announced that XSplit would go into public beta.
XSplit Broadcaster 1.3 was released in November 2013.
This version contained security fixes to prevent login issues reported by some users.
XSplit Broadcaster 1.2 became publicly available in January 2013.
This update included enhancements in performance and support for new hardware devices such as Elgato Game Capture HD.
Note: This patch ONLY works for version 1.0.1204.1301! If Xsplit is not installed already, install it using "xsplit_installer_v1.0.1204.1301.exe".