RTMP Studio gives you the ability to broadcast within Crowdcast from other platforms such as Streamyard. Here's how to do this:

1. Click Prepare to go live and then select the RTMP Studio option

Two options within prepare to go live with RTMP above in-browser

2. Open Streamyard in another tab, and add Crowdcast as a destination in Streamyard

Add a destination box circled within StreamYard

3. Select Custom RTMP

Custom RTMP circled within StreamYard

4. Copy and paste the RTMP Stream Key and Server URL from Crowdcast into Streamyard

Screenshot of the RTMP stream key and Server URL on crowdcast with links to copy

5. Click Add RTMP Server

Screenshot of adding the custom RTMP destination where you paste the stream key and RTMP server URL on StreamYard

6. Next, create your broadcast

Interface where a broadcast is created on StreamYard

7. Go live in Streamyard

Go live button circled in top right hand corner of StreamYard

You're now live in Crowdcast!

When you're ready to end the broadcast, click on the End Broadcast button in Crowdcast and then End Broadcast in Streamyard.

Important Notes

  • With RTMP Studio, there is a video delay of 20 - 40 seconds similar to Facebook live and Youtube live.

  • Your video will stream and record in HD to all devices.

  • For details on recommended encoding software settings, check out our support doc covering RTMP Studio.


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

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