How to Become a VTuber? VTuber is a new generation term taking over the Internet like crazy. With VTubing, Even those camera-shy people now can stream, play live games, or create videos without showing faces. If you too want to become a VTuber then this guide is for you. In this article, I am going to tell you what is VTube, how it works, and what is the most simple and convenient way to become a VTuber in India.
What is a VTuber?
Well, a VTuber is a short-term of Virtual YouTuber. These days many creator are playing live games and streaming on multiple topics without showing their face. They simply use a 2D or 3D animated character instead of their real appearance. The most interesting thing is, that these characters are connected to your movements. They act just like you do in front of your webcame. Amazing right?
As a VTuber, you first prepare a Virtual character or Anime character, it can be a 2D or 3D animated character. Then you make the character live by using a program or software. Then you can connect your live virtual character to your motion detector software and webcam. And just like that, you can set your Virtual avatar instead of your appearance on the live streams. It may sound tricky but even a beginner can do all these very easily.
In this easy guide, we will break down the topic of how to become a Vtuber, including How to make a Virtual character, How to connect a Virtual character with Webcame, and lastly, how to connect everything for a VTuber Live streaming.
Requrement to be a VTuber:
A Good PC with 4GB Graphics card
A 2D or 3D full body VRM avatar.
OBS Studio or StreamlabOBS
How to Become a VTuber in India
We can start our Vtubing from anywhere including India. To become a VTuber and start streaming on Youtube or Twitch, first, you need a live Virtual character.
After creating your unique character, you can simply connect it with your Webcame and OBS Studio to start streaming. Yes, it is that simple, and in the below guide, I will give you a step-by-step guide to becoming a Vtuber for beginners.
Create Animated Character
To start as a Vtuber, first, you need a 2D or 3D animated character.
You can either make this character by yourself by designing them in Photoshop, or you can literally draw them then transform into vrm file using photoshop.
However, as a beginner, you can use platforms like charactercreator.org, avachara.com to get Free Anime Character in just a few minutes. Also, you can customize these characters in 100s of ways to make your unique character. You can check more ways to get Free Anime character for Vtuber here.
Once you make your Animated character, you can save the file and proceed Next.
The next step is to install and set up the VSeeface.
Make your Avatar Live
Now that you have made your unique character. The next step is to add your Animated character to a motion detection software. This software will connect your avatar with your webcam and then the character will move just like you move in front of the webcam. One of the go-to motion detection software is the VSeeFace. You can follow these steps to install and set VSeeFace below-
First of all, go to the VSeeFace website and download the latest version of the program.
Once you downloaded the exe file, simply install it on your PC and Get it started.
After starting the App, you can now select the Add Avatar Option and add the file you created for the Animated character.
Once you add it successfully. simply tweak the settings on the right-hand side or you can simply click on Recommended setting for a quick start. The program will detect your PC hardware and setup quality according to it.
In this section, you can set up your Webcam and connect it to VSeeface. After you are done with the settings you can now click on Start.
And just like that, your webcam is connected and your avatar is live moving, talking, blinking eyes and doing everything else like you are doing.
The next step is to set up your Live Animated character and perfect it by tweaking the VSeeFace settings. There is a different VSeeFace Setup guide for Beginners. You can check or you can simply start exploring the settings for a good match.
Once you have set your Live Virtual Animated character, you are 90% done. You can see your live character moving on the Vseeface screen just like how you are moving.
At this point, you have to simply add this screen to your OBS Studio and set it in a corner.
Connect Virtual Character with OBS Studio
After you have done making your Anime character, making it live, and customizing its movements and interactions, you can now simply add the character to your streaming software. One of the famous and easy-to-use streaming software for Windows is the OBS Studios.
Just go to this OBS studio’s official website and download/install it on your Windows PC.
Once the installation is complete you can see an interface like this. Just click on the Add Screen Option.
Then select the game capture option then select the VSeeFace option in it. Also, select the Transparency option from below and Hit OK.
Now your VSeeFace screen capture is on and you can see your live character ready to stream on the streaming window. There you can set your character by dragging it into a corner or wherever you like.
And just like that you are done. Now you can play your game add another game screen on OBS Studio and start streaming.
So, this is how you can set up a live anime character and start streaming as a VTuber or simply this is how you can become a VTuber and start streaming on YouTube, Facebook, or Twitch.
How equipment do I need to start VTube?
You will need a good PC, and a webcam. Then you can create an avatar, make it live using VSeeFace app and done. You can now connect everything in streaming software and go live on streaming platforms like Facebook and YouTube.
Can I create an avatar for Vtube for free?
Yes, you can create a 2d or 3d avatar for free using many avatar creation tools available on the Internet.
Can I Start Vtubing without a Webcam?
Yes, you can start as a Vtuber without a webcam. The VSeeFace software has Hotkey options. You can make your avatar move and make expressions using the Hotkeys.
Final Words: To really become a Vtuber, you have to do all these like creating Anime characters, making them live adding their basic movements, and connecting it with your Webcame to match your movements. Then you can use this Virtual self of yours and start streaming and playing live games on streaming platforms.
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