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Quick LiveSplit Setup Guide For Speedruns (3 Minutes)
Guides, Speedruns

Quick LiveSplit Setup Guide For Speedruns (3 Minutes)

First, head to LiveSplit.org to download the timer. If you're not a Windows user, you'll need to check out the guide for other available timers here in our article Which Timer to Use For Speedrunning? To set up LiveSplit, first, download it from LiveSplit.org. Once downloaded, open it and right-click to go to "Edit Splits" and add the Game Name and Category. From here, you need to also add splits for your speedrun. Additionally, you can style LiveSplit in the "Layout Editor" and set timer hotkeys in the "Settings". LiveSplit Timer Functionality Setup In the newly-downloaded file, open LiveSplit. First, right-click the timer and head to Edit Splits. Then, in the Game Name section, start typing the name of the game. A dropdown will display the best matches from Speedrun.com so you can e...
How to Set Up LiveSplit – In-Depth Guide with Screenshots
Guides, Speedruns

How to Set Up LiveSplit – In-Depth Guide with Screenshots

Timing your speedruns is an essential part of tracking your progress. Furthermore, if you stream on Twitch or upload videos to YouTube, your viewers will enjoy seeing your pace. Bettering yourself with every run feels great and it's thrilling to watch! The timer on your phone may have sufficed as you were adjusting to the idea of splitting and timing your speedruns. However, if you’re ready to really start tracking your time, then you need to set up a more sophisticated timer. To set up LiveSplit you need to download LiveSplit, add splits, establish your hotkeys, and edit the layout. Additionally, you can capture LiveSplit with OBS to display your splits on stream or in videos. https://youtu.be/2S2MbvBr5Rs?t=128 Welcome to the ultimate LiveSplit setup guide. This 'more than you'd ...
The Best Speedrun Timer – Which Timer to Use For Speedrunning?
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The Best Speedrun Timer – Which Timer to Use For Speedrunning?

I recall when I was getting ready for the very first speedrun I was super excited, but I quickly found myself not sure of which timer I should use for speedrunning. I found myself asking which timer is the absolute best for speedrunning? The simple answer is that there actually is an overall best speedrun timer. The most common timer used for speedrunning is LiveSplit. LiveSplit is a user-friendly timer program that includes features such as time comparisons, automated split colors, and various theme options. The timer accurately displays data to the hundredth of a second and includes a speedrun leaderboard integration. With that said, "best" is based on your situation and preferences. You will be best off with a timer unique to your setup and interests. In this article, we'll cover ...