Streaming Setup

how to configure OBS to stream to cycleview


Step 1: Confirm Upload speed

Visit http://speedtest.netand check you upload speed, you will need a minimum of 5MB upload to reliably stream

Step 2: Download

Download the Open Broadcaster software at for either Mac or PC and install, run the setup wizard to configure basic settings based on your speeds

Step 3: Video

go into settings > video and set your base and output resolutions to either 720p (1280×720) or 1080p (1920×1080). These should already be set if you ran the wizard. Change FPS to 30

STEP 4: Output Settings

In settings > output use the following settings. Note the encoder choice may need to be changed depending on your PC setup. Use hardware if you have a high quality graphics card. e.g GTX 1050+. otherwise use software encoder

STEP5: Streaming

Visit the cycleVIEW registration page at

and either sign in with your existing details or register a new account. You will then be given a set of credentials to use under the ‘Custom Streaming Server’ stream type in OBS. You only require the URL and Stream key, there is no username and password.


STEP6: Sources

Add sources for any content you want to stream, i.e. Zwift and a webcam view

Game capture may require you to launch OBS as administrator (right click on OBS icon and launch as administrator)

STEP7: Stream

Hit start stream and your output will show on as if by magic!!