How to use Live Poll with vMix

Written by Alex
Updated 5 months ago

We're excited to share that we've developed a new Live Poll Plugin, which you can use in vMix Software. Here is a step-by-step guide on utilizing the new plugin:

1. Once you created or customized a poll, open your Live Poll Settings, make a tick on the following box, and copy the generated link

Poll activate vMix plugin mode

2. Open your vMix Studio, click on the Add Input button at the bottom, and choose Video. After you created a new browser, enter the copied URL, and fill out the width and height fields (1280 x 720). Press OK.

Poll vMix input select video

3. You'll see the following notification, which means that your Live Poll is successfully integrated in vMix. Nevertheless, the layer with a poll will be invisible, and the poll won't start until you launch it in LiveReacting Studio.

vMix poll plugin successfully integrated message

5. Now, you just launch your stream via vMix, go back to your Live Poll project in the LiveReacting Studio, and click on Start.

Poll project click Start

Now your Live Poll must be visible to everyone. When the poll is over, you can easily remove the screen with Live Poll by going back to the Studio, and clicking on End Stream button.

vMix main stream window with poll

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