Enabling Mouse Keys Can Fix A Missing or Invisible Cursor
Installing chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra can fix a black screen when streaming from a linux client
If you find that Rainway conflicts with software running on your computer like a web server or VMWare, you can disable it’s port 443 bind by toggling off “Default Port” in the Network settings.
This can be a tricky one, some ISP’s may be very restrictive in the connections they allow outside your internal network. We do a lot of the heavy lifting for you, however it may not always work as intended given the nature of the internet.
If a game doesn’t come from a service like Steam or Blizzard then Rainway retrieves the title and thumbnail, also known as metadata, from a databases such as IGDB and MobyGames.
This issue can be caused by certain systems not being compatabile with our UI hardware accleration. Right click on the Rainway tray icon and select “Disable Hardware Accleration”
Have you tried just about everything and the Rainway stream has a low frame rate or high amounts of latency on your remote computer? You should ensure your browser is hardware accelerated! This is key to ensuring Rainway can be streamed smoothly on your remote device. Checking is easy!
Using Rainway through Chrome on Android has a bug, where Rainway can not detect controllers being used with the device. To work around this you can use Android Firefox or Android Opera instead. You can also try Chrome Canary.
Rainway automatically checks for updates. Restarting Rainway will always result in an available update being applied.
When using a laptop to access the Rainway client if you begin to experience performance issues, please attach your laptop to AC power as Windows power settings can throttle performance.
To access our new server side overlay, you need to enable it manually from the settings file. From there, “ShowOverlay” has to be set to ‘true’