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                          S t r e a m i n g  G u i d e
    
                           Title:    PS4 Streaming
                           System:   PlayStation 4
                           Type:     Streaming Guide
                           Version:  1.00
                           Author:   Adam3k3
                           Revision: Aug 05, 2015 
                     
    
                     FAQ Copyright (c) 2015 Adam Cooper
    
             For contact details, please see Contacts section.
    
    
    Table of Contents
    
    1. About this Guide...................[100]
     1-1. Copyright and License
     2-1. Version History
     3-1. FAQ Explained
    
    2. Streaming..........................[200]
    1-2. The Basics
    2-2. Options
    3-2. Recording
    4-2. Screenshots
    5-2. Capture Menu
    
    3. Closing............................[300]
     1-3. Contacts
     2-3. Special Thanks
    
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    The Latest version of this FAQ and all of my work is always available 
    on GameFaqs.
    
    http://www.gamefaqs.com/users/Adam3k3/contributions/faqs
    
    
    | Copyright and License |
    
    This FAQ is Copyright (c) 2015 Adam Cooper, and released under the terms of
    the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial, No Derivatives License.
    
    This License enables you to distribute this FAQ provided it remains in 
    its full form, unchanged and full credit is given. Publishing it under 
    your name on websites or otherwise is prohibiting. You may not use this 
    work for commercial purposes. For any reuse or distribution, you must make 
    clear to others the license terms of this work along with the notice in the 
    availability section.
    
    All trademarks and copyrights contained in this document are owned by 
    their respective trademark and copyright holders.
    
    [3] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0
    
    
    | Version History |
    
    Version 1.00 Aug 05, 2015
    
    . FAQ complete.
    
    
    | FAQ Explained |  
    
    Streaming is becoming mainstream lol, seriously it is a serious business
    to some and while the PS4 makes it super easy to stream, nothing is without
    fault. The official help guide on Sony's PSN site can be confusing especially
    at recording and stopping. After personally trying and failing due to unclear
    instructions I decided to publish this guide to help future streamers. Enjoy.
    
    
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    Before we start explaining, this guide covers both Streaming and Recording.
    This FAQ covers available stream options as of Aug 05 2015 and is assumed
    that your system is up to date.
    
    
    | The Basics |
    
    The first thing to note is that unlikely recording, you have unlimited time
    to stream so as long as you keep playing and streaming all is good. Now I
    would also like to point out that the provided mic is not a good option for
    a clear commentary while streaming. It is fine if you just want to talk to
    each other but other than that I suggest you seek better options.
    
    To start Broadcast, enter the game and hold the Share button. An option menu
    will come up with Broadcast gameplay being the third option. Click it. You will
    now be required to select a Streaming service: Twitch or UStream. 
    
    You will now be presented with three options alongside entering an optional
    message to your viewers. 
    
    Select the video quality from Low, Medium, High and Best HD. 
    
    Once done, click on Broadcast and enjoy. 
    
    Once done, you will need to access the same menu and click on end products.
    Confirm and it will end.
    
    
    | Options |
    
    The options are very important as you will need to set up your preferred
    stream/recording controls style. To access the Share Options simply hold 
    the Share button. 
    
    You know will be presented with four options: 
    
    . SHARE Button Control Type 
    
    There are two types to choose from. I suggest the second one for an easier
    screenshot taking. 
    
    Standard
    
    Short Press       Display Menu 
    Long Press        Take Screenshot 
    Double-Press Set  Start Point for Video Clip 
     
    Easy Screenshots
    
    Short Press       Take Screenshot 
    Long Press        Display Menu 
    Double-Press Set  Start Point for Video Clip
    
    As you can see, the second controls type allows you to capture screenshots
    with just a single quick press, useful when in tense situation during gameplay.
     
    
    . Video Clip Settings 
    
    Include Microphone Audio in Video Clip     On/Off
    
    This option allows for your voice to be recorded in the clip along with
    others in your party if their voice is allowed to be heard. 
     
    Indicate Blocked Scenes for Video Recording     On/Off
    Some in game scenes are not allowed to be recorded, if set to On a message will
    pop up indicating that the following scene is blocked from recording. Note that
    setting this option to off will block the scene anyway but a message will not
    be displayed. 
     
    Length of Video Clip
    
    Select the time frame of recording a video clip.
    
    1  Minute 
    3  Minutes 
    5  Minutes 
    10 Minutes 
    15 Minutes 
     
    . Broadcast Settings 
    
    As soon as you enter this menu, you will be presented with nothing else but 
    another clickable menu titled Advanced Settings. Click it to go inside with 
    the following options: 
    
    Include Video from PlayStation Camera in Broadcast     On/Off 
    
    Once you have the PlayStation Camera hooked up, you can stream the input
    alongside your gameplay. 
     
    Camera Video Settings 
    Configure and select Camera Settings 
     
    Include Microphone Audio in Broadcast                     On/Off 
    Include your voice in your broadcast. 
     
    Include Party Audio in Broadcast                          On/Off 
    Include others voice in your broadcast 
     
    Display Message to Spectators and Spectators Comments     On/Off 
    Set a message for your viewers (Useful in Twitch) 
     
    Message to Spectators 
    Set the message 
     
    . Link with Other Services 
    This option is the place to connect your accounts so that you can upload
    and stream your content to that website/service. 
    
    Dailymotion 
    Facebook 
    Twitch 
    Twitter 
    Ustream 
    YouTube 
    
    Just enter and set your username and password and confirm the link.
     
    
    | Recording |
    
    Recording gameplay is easier and faster then broadcasting but comes with a
    limit, you can only record a determined amount of time with the maximum being
    15 minutes. Don’t worry, as soon as the previous time is over you will be
    notified and you can start recording again. 
    
    In this guide, I will be assuming that you are using the second controls type
    (See options). 
    
    To start recording simply double press the share button. A recording message
    will be displayed for a short time in the upper left corner. 
    
    Once the time is up, a message saying Video Clip saved will be displayed
    indicating that you are no longer recording. You can now double press the
    Share button again. 
    
    Important Note: NEVER DOUBLE PRESS THE SHARE BUTTON TO END A RECORDING, THIS
    WILL DELETE THE PREVIOUS CLIP AND START RECORDING AGAIN. 
    
    Instead, hold the Share button to enter the menu, highlight the first option
    (But don’t go in) and press [ ] to save the recorded clip.
    
    
    | Screenshots |
    
    Screenshots are super easy to capture. Again, assuming your using type 2
    controls, single press the share button any time during gameplay to capture
    a screenshot. You can capture as much as you like provided you have enough
    space on your PS4.
    
    
    | Capture Menu |
    
    Capture Menu can be accessed through the main menu. Once inside you will be
    presented with all your captured data including videos and screenshots. Select
    a title or All to video everything. 
    
    Select a screenshot or a video clip and long press the share button to upload
    the select item. You can copy video clips to a USB stick. Make sure that the
    stick is formatted to exFAT for maximum compatibility with both PCs and MAC. 
    You can use also use a FAT32 formatted stick.
    
    
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    | Contacts |
    
    I may be contacted any time via my email, Twitter or Blog. Just make 
    sure to properly mention the subject. I welcome questions, contributions, 
    corrections, requests or anything else.
    
    E-mail: adam3k3[at]gmail[dot]com
    Twitter: @Adam3k3
    Website: http://adam3k3.com
    YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/Adam3k3
    
    
    | Special Thanks |
    
    . All websites that are hosting my FAQs.
    . You for reading this FAQ.
    
    
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