Amazon Prime Video is a popular streaming service that offers a wide range of movies, TV shows, and original content. However, sometimes you may want to record a video from Amazon Prime Video for offline viewing or to share with others. One way to do this is by using OBS (Open Broadcaster Software), a free and open-source software for video recording and live streaming. In this article, we will guide you through the process of recording Amazon Prime Video with OBS.
Before we begin, make sure you have the following:
- A computer running Windows, macOS, or Linux
- An Amazon Prime Video account
- OBS installed on your computer
- A stable internet connection
Step 1: Open OBS
Launch OBS on your computer. If you haven’t installed OBS yet, you can download it from the official website (https://obsproject.com/).
Step 2: Create a New Scene
Click on the “+” icon under the “Scenes” section to create a new scene. You can name the scene whatever you like.
Step 3: Add a Display Capture Source
Click on the “+” icon under the “Sources” section and select “Display Capture”. Give the source a name and click “OK”.
Step 4: Select the Amazon Prime Video Window
Under the “Display” dropdown menu, select the window that contains the Amazon Prime Video player. You can also choose to capture a specific window or monitor if you have multiple displays.
Step 5: Adjust the Settings
You can adjust the settings of the display capture source by right-clicking on it and selecting “Filters”. Here, you can adjust the brightness, contrast, and other settings to improve the quality of the recording.
Step 6: Start Recording
Click on the “Start Recording” button to begin recording the Amazon Prime Video. You can also use the hotkey “Ctrl + Shift + R” to start and stop recording.
Step 7: Stop Recording
When you’re done recording, click on the “Stop Recording” button or use the hotkey “Ctrl + Shift + R” again to stop recording.
Tips and Tricks
Use a High-Quality Video Format
When exporting the recorded video, make sure to use a high-quality video format such as MP4 or MOV. This will ensure that the video looks good and is compatible with most devices.
Adjust the Bitrate
You can adjust the bitrate of the recording to improve the quality of the video. However, keep in mind that higher bitrates will result in larger file sizes.
Use a Good Microphone
If you’re recording a video with audio, make sure to use a good microphone to capture clear and high-quality audio. You can also adjust the audio settings in OBS to improve the sound quality.
Recording Amazon Prime Video with OBS is a simple and effective way to save videos for offline viewing or to share with others. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily record any video from Amazon Prime Video with OBS. Remember to adjust the settings and use high-quality video formats for the best results.