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Our overlay editor is a powerful beast, find out how to tame it.
How do I add my overlays to OBS Studio?
In your Overlay Editor, click the Launch button and select Copy your overlay URL. Then on OBS Studio, click the + button in the Sources area and select Browser. Select Create new, then click OK. In the properties window, paste your unique Overlay URL on the URL field, then set the Width to 1920 and Height to 1080. Click OK when you are finished. Note: If you use more than one overlay on different scenes, we also recomme
How do I add my overlays to XSplit Broadcaster?
In your Overlay Editor, click the Launch button and select Copy your overlay URL. Then on XSplit Broadcaster, go to Sources > Webpage… and paste the unique Overlay URL. Click OK. To stretch your overlay to fit your screen, just right-click the source to open the Properties window. Under Display > Resolution, make sure Custom is selected and then set the Width to 1920 and Height to 1080. !(https://storage.cr
How can I test my alerts before going live?
To see how your overlay looks before going live, click the Test button. The test alert buttons below trigger any stream event of your choice. You can also see how these alerts look on your current broadcasting software. Just enabl
How do I download the overlay?
There’s no need to download the overlay. Player.me’s overlays are entirely web-based, so to use them you just need to click the Launch button, select Copy your overlay URL, and add it as a webpage source onto your streaming software, like XSplit Broadcaster or OBS Studio.
How do I download the backgrounds from Start/Intermission overlays?
In the Overlay Editor, click the Launch button and select Download Background. This will save a copy of the image file onto your computer for you add it in as an image source onto your broadcasting software (such as XSplit or OBS Studio).
Can I set up my alerts depending on the amount given by tips/cheers/subscribers?
You definitely can! Here’s how to create more varied alert notifications for tips, cheers, and subscribers: For Tips and Cheer Alerts: Add a Tip Alert widget, and under its Properties, set the conditional Min. Amount (at least more than 0), then personalize the rest of the widget as much as you like. Add more Tip Alert widgets with different minimum amounts to get more varied alerts onto your stream. For Subscriber Alerts: Add three extra Subscriber Alert widgets ($4.99, $9.99, and $24
What are overlays?
Overlays are graphics that you place in your stream. The most popular overlays include elements such as webcam frames, and alerts that pop up whenever you get a new follower or subscriber, and goals. With Player Create, you can create your own custom overlays or choose from hundreds of free premade overlays. Player.me’s overlays offer a ton of customization and f
What type of video or audio files does the Overlay Editor support?
Player overlays currently support mp3, mpga, wav and ogg audio files. As for video, Player currently supports mp4 and webm files. Note that the maximum storage allowance per user is 500mb.
How do I enable Advanced Mode?
To do more detailed edits to your widgets, you can enable Advanced Mode. To do this, you will need to open your Overlay Editor's settings. Look for the gear icon at the upper-left. From the Settings window, go to the Editor tab, and then click the purple button that says: Go Advanced. ![Take note that once Advanced Mode enabled, there's no way to
How do I add my overlays to Lightstream?
On your Lightstream studio, click the Lightstream Logo on top left corner and select Lightstream Labs. Then scroll down and enable 3rd Party Integrations. Click the + button next to Layer and select 3rd Party Integrations, and then click the Player.me logo. This will add a new layer called Player Overlay. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/us
How do I change the name of my overlay?
In the Overlays page (by clicking ‘Overlays’ from the left panel), click the ‘Ellipses’ button on the overlay you want to change, and select ‘Rename’.
How do I share my overlays?
Player.me’s Share feature allows you to share your overlay with other Players and give them access to a copy of your overlay without compromising your overlay’s unique URL. Generating a Share URL While in the Overlay Editor, click the gear button beside your overlay's name. Go to the Share tab then click Enable Sharing. !(https://storage.
How do I set up tipping?
Go to your Settings (by clicking the menu button next to your username), and then click the Tipping tab. The General tab allows you to set details such as PayPal Email Address, Currency, Min/Max Tip Amount, Tip Message, Verified Only, Block Banned Tippers, and Profanity Filtering. It is also here where you can get your tipping page URL. You can giv
How do I copy alerts (or widgets) onto another overlay?
You can copy widgets across your existing overlays, similar to copying text across documents. Right-click your widget of choice and hit Copy: You will want both overlays open in separate browser tabs. Then, go into the second overlay's tab, right-click another widget then click Paste. ![The right-click menu only shows if your pointer is actually aimed at
My goals aren't updating
If you see that your goals aren't updating there could be a couple of reasons for this. If you do the below and everything looks fine, please reach out to us for support. Check that you're connected to the correct service; Make sure that you are changing the values for the goal in the 'Properties' of the Overlay Editor and not in the text field itself;
How do I setup Player.me Alerts with Razer Chroma?
Note: You will need a Razer Chroma device connected and Razer Synapse installed for this feature. In your Overlay Editor, click the Settings button and select Third Party Apps. Look for Razer Chroma and select Enable Razer Chroma. Your Razer Chroma devices will now light up every time you receive an alert on stream! !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/83429288-71f3-46e2-8af3-05c2269e3932/324b9119-2341-4fe6-8141-3d8021f182
How do I add my own custom images to alerts?
In Advanced mode, your Overlay Editor will allow you to make detailed edits to your widgets. This includes the ability to add custom images to your alerts. Here’s what you’ll need: Turn on Advanced mode Click the (Gear) icon to open your Overlay Editor’s settings. Go to the Editor tab, then click the button: Go Advanced. For our detailed guide on how to enable Advanced mode, click here.