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vMix is a Software Video Mixer and Switcher that allows you to stream a live video into the Internet. It supports the streaming of SD, full HD, and 4K video sources including cameras, video files, DVDs, images, Powerpoint, and much much more.

The first step to get started is to install it on your computer! 

Installing vMix

You can download vMix here. It runs on Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 platforms.

The whole list of vMix features is published here

However, vMix is not a free tool. If you'd like to give it a try, you can use the 60-day free trial to see if it fits your needs.

If you're looking for a free tool or one that works with a Mac, then check out How to use OBS to Stream into Remo? instead.

You installed vMix. Awesome! ✨ 

Now, please, restart your device as vMix won't appear automatically as a camera source otherwise.

Sources and Inputs

vMix Interface

vMix allows you to add videos, audio, PowerPoint presentations, and much more. When you press Add input a new window will open with all the possible sources you can add. Let's take a look at some of them:

  • Video: you can upload a video from your device. And set it into your stream or presentation. 

Showing a video instead of the camera output

  • Camera: you can add your camera as a source and stream it together with other content into Remo.

You need to set the resolution, video format, and frame rate though. Remember that Remo recommends a ratio of 4:3

If you set it incorrectly, you will get the following error message. 

Luckily, vMix identifies the settings that suit your camera!

  • Image sequence: add a sequence of images and manage them while you present. For example...

Adding a virtual background!

And there are many more features you can consider! ✨  (You can even call in!)

After you set all your inputs and sources, you will have a list that looks something like this:

Press 'External' and the output you set will be available if you choose vMix Video as your camera source in Remo.

This small article is just the first step to understand how to use vMix! We wanted to show that this streaming tool works well with Remo especially for experts that already use it with other platforms!

Check out the vMix Knowledge Base for more information!