Yes! There are a few ways to share pre-recorded video in a live crowdcast. The first thing to note is that crowdcast is a live video platform, not a video hosting platform. This means you'll need to actually go live in a session to share pre-recorded video, as opposed to just uploading a file.

Method 1: Screen Share

The simplest way to share a pre-recorded video is by using screen share. Chromium-based browsers (like Chrome, Brave, and Edge) support screen sharing with audio. To enable audio for a screen share, tick the "Share audio" option at the bottom of this window:

Click here to learn more about sharing your screen in crowdcast.

Method 2: Virtual Webcam

Another way to share pre-recorded video content, is by virtualizing your webcam with third-party software:

By virtualizing your webcam you are selecting the third-party software as the source for your webcam from within Crowdcast. Whatever content you have loaded up into the virtual webcam will be passed into Crowdcast as if it were a regular feed from a webcam.

Here are some third-party tools that some Crowdcast hosts use:

ManyCam
Mac and Windows
Paid Subscription

Ecamm Live
Mac only
Paid Subscription

Logi Capture
Mac and Windows
Free

Loopback
Mac only
One time fee
How-to Guide

Voicemeeter
Windows only
Free


Method 3: RTMP Studio

For the highest quality video and audio, consider using RTMP Studio to connect Crowdcast to any live-streaming app to do things like share pre-recorded video, add overlays, animations and more.

Popular third-party broadcasting and video production software:

OBS
Mac and Windows
Free
How-to Guide

Ecamm Live
Mac only
Paid Subscription
How-to Guide

StreamYard
Mac and Windows
Free and Paid Subscription

ManyCam
Mac and Windows
Paid Subscription

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