Nov 16, 2017

Elgato 4K Capture Utility and Elgato Game Capture Devices

Elgato 4K Capture Utility is specifically designed to work with Elgato Game Capture 4K60 Pro.

It also works with certain 1080p Elgato Game Capture Devices:

Elgato Game Capture HD60 S
Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro


When recording with any of these 3 devices, the file format will be .mp4.

 
Elgato 4K Capture Utility Cannot Stream


Elgato 4K Capture Utility can record video, but it cannot stream.

If you are interested in streaming, considering using Elgato Game Capture HD software to stream up to 1080p60

To stream higher than 1080p60 when using Elgato Game Capture 4K60 Pro, use OBS or XSplit.

 
Elgato 4K Capture Utility Software with Elgato Game Capture 4K60 Pro


Recording: When using Elgato 4K Capture Utility software with Elgato Game Capture 4K60 Pro, you can record up to 2160p60.

Streaming: When using Elgato 4K Capture Utility software with Elgato Game Capture 4K60 Pro, you can't stream at all.

 
Elgato 4K Capture Utility Software with Elgato Game Capture HD60 S


Recording: When using Elgato 4K Capture Utility software with Elgato Game Capture HD60 S, you can record up to 1080p60.

Streaming: When using Elgato 4K Capture Utility software with Elgato Game Capture HD60 S, you can't stream at all.

 
Elgato 4K Capture Utility Software with Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro


Recording: When using Elgato 4K Capture Utility software with Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro, you can record up to 1080p60.

Streaming: When using Elgato 4K Capture Utility software with Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro, you can't stream at all.