Crowdcast RTMP Studio enables you to use professional live streaming software with Crowdcast. In this article we will show you how to connect Ecamm live to a Crowdcast event.

First open up Ecamm Live and set up your camera and scenes. Next follow the steps below to go live.

🎥 Steps to go live

1. Start the studio engine.

GIF of going live through RTMP studio and options to copy server URL and stream key.

2. In the bottom right of Ecamm Live change the "Destination" to "Custom Stream Key" and then click on "Add new stream key".

GIF of changing the destination to custom stream key in Ecamm Live

3. Copy & paste the Server URL and Stream key.

Screenshot of where to copy and paste the server URL and stream keys with Ecamm Live.

4. When you're ready to go live simply click on "Go Live".

GIF of clicking go live.

By default RTMP Studio will deliver the video quality at the quality received from your encoder app or gear. We recommend streaming your video at 720p at 2500-4000 kbps for the best experience.

🚀  That's it! You're now live and broadcasting to your crowdcast.

While live, all the powers of Ecamm live is available to you including bringing in callers from Skype or Facetime, sharing recorded videos, lower thirds, intro/outro videos, screen-sharing and more.

When you're ready to end the broadcast click on the "End Broadcast" button in Crowdcast and then "Finish" in Ecamm Live. We'll start processing the recording and make it available in a couple of minutes.

GIF of clicking end broadcast within crowdcast

Have questions or suggestions? Email us at [email protected]. Happy Crowdcasting! 🎥

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