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Video Parameters
Resolution, FPS, effects, bitrate, self preview, mute video, PTZ, codec, buffer, broadcast, scale
They are separated in three groups: general options (push and view), source side (push) options and viewer side (view) options.

General options

You can add them to both, source (&push) and viewer (&view or &scene) sides.
Parameter
Explanation
&blind
Video playback is disabled

Source side options

You have to add them to the source side (&push).
Parameter
Explanation
&quality
Presets the quality setting for a guest
&width
Sets the maximum width of the video allowed in pixels
&height
Sets the maximum height of the video allowed in pixels
Adds the option to change the video quality (resolution) dynamically via the settings menu
&noscale
Disables the publishing resolution from being capped
Sets the maximum frame rate of the video in frames per second
Like &framerate, except it will allow for lower frame rates if the specific frame rate requested failed
&effects
Applies effects to the video/audio feeds
Sets the amount of blur or effect applied
Target video bitrate and max bitrate for outgoing video streams
Allows a guest to control their total room video bitrate dynamically from the settings panel (under video settings)
Limits the total outbound bitrate
Limits the max video bitrate out for this publisher, per stream out
Limits any guest viewer in the group chat room from pulling the video stream at more than the specified bitrate value
The preview video will be fullscreen
&preview
Forces the guest to have a self-preview, overriding &broadcast
Mini self preview at the top right corner
Disables the local self video preview
Has a guest join a group not visible to others
Auto mutes guest's video

Viewer side options

You have to add them to the viewer side (&room or &view or &scene).
Parameter
Explanation
Sets the "desired target" bitrate in kbps
The total bitrate a guest in a room can view video streams with
Max. video bitrate a scene uses
Lets you set the target bitrate for a guest when they 'zoom in' (fullscreen) on a video
&optimize
Video bitrate reduced when the video is not visible in OBS (not active in a scene)
&scale
Scales the video resolution of the inbound video by the given percent
&codec
Sets the codec to encode the video
OpenH264 software encoding will be used
&buffer
Sets the video buffer
&fadein
Has videos fade in smoothly
A useful flag to allow the director to present their own video to the group, often used in conjunction with a virtual webcam; it can allow for larger groups rooms by reducing load on guests
&novideo
Disables all video playback on the local computer, except for any stream ID that is listed
&webp
Custom video codec for broadcasts
Quality setting for the &webp option
&dpi
Override the automatically selected Device Pixel Ratio
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