There are a wide variety of streaming softwares out there on the market for yourself to utilize, whether it be a free service or paying for a license to use it, the right tool is out there for you. Now currently several pieces of streaming hardware will allow you to directly stream to your platform of choice, however if you wish to do multiple overlays and camera perspectives then you’ll still want to be utilizing one of these programs discussed in this section. This section will have the basics of setting up, as well as in depth guides for each of the most common livestreaming softwares currently being used in the industry, read and discover which one best suits your needs.
How to Setup XSplit Download & Register for XSplit 1) Add your Stream channel Go to the “Broadcast” tab > “Edit Channels” The on the right click “Add” then “Justin/TwitchTV” Enter your TwitchTV username and password in the appropriate fields (Make sure that on the TwitchTV Website, you visit your Broadcast Dashboard at least once!) Quality – Set to 10 Preset – Just leave it on “Xsplit Default.” However if you have a very powerful CPU (such as one of the ones listed above) then you can bump it up to...read more
Setting up Flash Media Encoder (FME): FME is Adobe’s live audio & video capture software which can be enabled to broadcast live events. If using a MAC, and you don’t wish to spend the money on Wirecast, then this is your free alternative. Click here to download it. 1) Encoding Options Settings Video Device – Select your Camera/Capture device from the drop down menu NOTE* Blackmagic Intensity Pro cards will be listed as “Decklink Capture” just like on Xsplit (unless it’s an external card) ALSO the AVerMedia Live...read more
OBS is a free and open source software for recording and livestreaming, it will not take a huge hit on your CPU which is why this new program has such great curb appeal. Click here to grab and enjoy it yourself! 1) Log into Twitch.tv, go to your dashboard, then click to go here http://www.twitch.tv/broadcast on the right hand side click “Show Key” you’ll be presented with your “RTMP” also known as your “Play Path/Stream Key”, you’ll need these for programs such as Open Broadcaster Software and Flash Media...read more
How to Setup Wirecast: Wirecast is a Professional piece of livestreaming software developed by Telestream, which is why unfortunately it retails for 500$, but you can go ahead and try out the Wirecast Trial Here 1) Adding your channel/Broadcast settings: Click “Broadcast” > “Broadcast Settings” Encoder Preset – Select “Flash High Bandwidth 16:9” Destination – Justin.tv Fill in your Twitch.TV username, then click “Generate RTMP” which will require for you input your password. Once you do this, it will generate an RTMP...read more