Hey everybody! Basically, I am going to be setting up a live stream on twitch.tv which will stream me playing the game Halo: Reach competitively. I know pretty much nothing on the technology required behind this, but I what that I need to get started. The following information is the "specifications" of a really good quality stream that I enjoy and want to model my stream after:
Dell Studio XPS 9100
Hauppauge Colossus Capture Card
But the only issue is, I will be using a 2010 Macbook Pro and the "Hauppauge Colossus Capture Card" isn't compatible with Mac OS so I've been looking around at Blackmagic because I know they have great stuff that also works with Mac OS. So, I need recommendations on the IDEAL Blackmagic capture card to help me live stream with no lag, no video problems, and excellent quality (hopefully 1080p).
P.S. - I'm not sure what "Xsplit" or "ArcSoft" are, so if anyone could elaborate on those, that would be great. THANKS FOR READING :)
Unfortunately, we don't have a solution for a non Thunderbolt enabled Macbook Pro. If you have a Thunderbolt enabled Mac, then you could use one of our Thunderbolt device such as UltraStudio 3D to provide a live input to your system, and possible use the Wirecast software to manage your stream.
If I'm not mistaken, Xsplit is a broadcasting software on the Windows platform that allows you to mix between video input sources as well as your desktop while Arcsoft is a video editing software.