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Q: What’s the difference between VidBlaster Home, Pro, Studio and Broadcast?

A: VidBlaster is available in 4 different editions: Home, Pro, Studio and Broadcast. The difference between these editions is in the number and type of modules that are supported as well as certain advanced features. See the VidBlaster Edition Comparison Table for an overview.

Q: What’s the difference between the 'single user' and 'desktop' licences?

A: See this wiki article.

Q: What hardware do I need?

A: See this wiki article.

Q:What interfaces does VidBlaster support to connect the cameras?

A: To connect your video camera, you can use any interface you like, e.g. firewire, USB or a video capture device like a USB or PCI frame grabber. You can even take in video over IP. See this forum post for more details.

Q: Can I use VidBlaster to stream to services like Ustream, Livestream, DaCast, YouTube or Google Hangouts?

A: Yes you can, and it’s very easy! Every VidBlaster edition supports streaming to whatever service you prefer. Instructions are in the help file and, of course, more information can also be found in the wiki.

Q: Will you sponsor my show by offering a free licence?

A: Sorry, no. Note for every budget there is a VidBlaster edition, there's even the free Trial edition. We can help you promote your show or cause if you use VidBlaster and write a showcase for the wiki (sample).

Q: Is there an educational discount?

A: Not specifically. However if you order more than 5 licences you do get a discount!

Q: Will there be a Mac OS X version?

A: No. We've looked into this and decided against it as we do not wish to create a Mac edition with lesser performance than the Windows edition. Note you can already run VidBlaster in Windows on a Mac using bootcamp or a VM. Check out the support forum if you have any questions.

Q: Can I become an affiliate and help sell VidBlaster?

A: Yes! Please use this link to open an affiliate account with ShareIt. Once opened, select VidBlaster as the product you’d like to sell. You will get a link you can publish on your site and receive a 10% commission on all sales made through this link. Feel free to use this 200*75 or 125*125 Buy Now button.

Q: Can I buy VidBlaster through a purchase order?

A: Yes! Just go to and click Customer Service | How can I place a purchase order? or follow this link for further instructions. Make sure to ask for the specific VidBlaster edition you wish to buy a license for. Note we only accept PO from established institutions.

Q: I have a question not listed here, where can I get an answer?

A: The VidBlaster wiki is a great source for information, as well as the VidBlaster Support Forum. If you still cannot find what you are looking for then register on the forum, read the forum rules and post your question in the Support forum.