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How to use an RTMP Source with Streamlabs Desktop
All information in this guide is to be used for setting up RTMP Sources inside of Lightstream Studio. Creating your RTMP Source The first thing you need to do before bringing in your content from Streamlabs Desktop, is create an RTMP Source layer in your Studio project then add the layer t
How to use an RTMP Source with OBS Studio
All information in this guide is to be used for setting up RTMP Sources inside of Lightstream Studio. Creating your RTMP Source The first thing you need to do before bringing in your content from OBS is to create a new RTMP Source layer in your Studio project. Then, add the layer to your
How do I add a scene transition?
While Lightstream doesn't offer traditional scene transitions, you can accomplish a "Stinger" like effect by uploading a video file that contains your transition animation. First thing you’ll need to do is add a video file containing your transition to your project. Once added to your scene, you will n
What is an RTMP Source?
An RTMP Source can be used to bring in input from any external streaming software (mobile or desktop) that supports Custom RTMP destinations. This source will appear alongside any other layers added through Lightstream Studio itself. For information on setting up an RTMP Source please visit the articles below: [OBS Setup](https://help.golightstream.com/en/article/how-to-use
How do I add a video file?
To add a video clip to your stream, you'll want to hit the green "Add Layer" button on the left side of the editor, select "Video Clip", and then click “Upload Video” to upload your video from your device. Currently we only support WEBM & MP4 files with file size limitations of 500 MB per file. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/8d129a1af1081000/30c6c352-10
Can I bring in my phone/mobile device's camera?
While we don't support native mobile inputs, we do allow you to bring in mobile sources with our RTMP Sources feature, and a range of mobile apps to bring in your phone's camera or screen using their RTMP output option. For more information on setting up RTMP Sources please visit this article. Here are so
What is an RTMP destination?
Our RTMP destination feature is used to broadcast to platforms that we don't currently support natively or may need a bit more configuring and flexibility. This destination will appear alongside our native destinations (Twitch, Facebook, etc) in the stream settings menu in the top right after being enabled. Here are steps to get set up for some popular platforms: [Facebook
Getting Lightstream set up with Switchboard.live
Let's start by creating our Encoder Workflows on Switchboard. You can do this by clicking the "Create Encoder Workflow" in the top right, selecting the "Desktop" category, and then selecting the "Other" option. Once you've done this, select the closest Stream Server to your location and click "Finish". !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdes
Can I use YouTube's scheduled events/streams with Lightstream?
To obtain the information for your scheduled event, you'll want to visit your YouTube Events page and click "Schedule Stream". On the next screen you'll set up your event details. Once you've created the event, select the event to see the Ingest Server (Stream URL) as well as the Stream Key !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/we
How to use an RTMP Source with XSplit
All information in this guide is to be used for setting up RTMP Sources inside of Lightstream Studio. Adding the RTMP Source Layer in Lightstream Studio The first thing you need to do before bringing in your content from XSplit is create an RTMP Source layer to your Lightstream Studio project, th
Can I use Facebook's scheduled events feature with Lightstream?
To get started, please visit ** Facebook's Live Producer**. From this page, you can select your destination (Timeline, Page, or Group), control the privacy (Timeline only), and set the video's posting time. Once you're all se
Can I unpause my RTMP Source while live?
By default, Lightstream will pause your RTMP Source previews when going live in order to save your system resources and help with performance. You can freely pause and unpause your RTMP Source previews at any time by clicking on the button located in the bottom right of your editor below the scene preview. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/3a9048e1190d6400/cbbe
How can I stream mobile games through Lightstream?
You can stream mobile gameplay to Twitch with the help of our Lightstream MobileCast application. We support both Android and iOS phones and tablets with some minor differences broken down below. First you’ll want to install the Lightstream MobileCast App from the [Google Play Store](https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.infiniscen