How to do Multi-Bitrate using vMix?

To conduct Multi-Bitrate streaming using vMix,
  • Create your channel in Livebox streaming server.
  • Go to Manage Channels from the navigation menu. Under manage channels, select Multi-Bitrate

In Multi-Bitrate page, select your channel and Turn On multi-bitrate.

Once you turn on Multi-Bitrate, the new preset options will appear. You can set the required resolution and click Save.

Note: You also have an option to edit or set your required preset.

  • Once you click save, RTMP URL for your resolution gets listed below. Make note of the required RTMP link and give Save.
  • After clicking save, give Service Restart to get your changes applied.
  • Copy-paste the Streaming URL in your encoder Stream Settings. So, now to open vMix and click Add Input from the bottom left corner.
  • A dialog box Input Select opens, where you can click Browse to add your source to vMix.
  • After selecting your source, click OK. And your source is added.
  • Now click the icon  in the Stream button. A new dialog box Streaming Settings opens, where you can enter the copied streaming URL of definite quality in the URL tab and enter Stream name or Key. And then give Start
  • After giving a start, go to the vMix main page and click the icon  to play your source.
  • Now go to Livebox and click Channel Dashboard from the navigation menu to preview your source.
    Note: To view your stream in the player and to check the quality of your streaming source, go to new page in your browser and type, e.g., yourservername.com:3000/?chnl=yourchannelname.

  • Go to Viewers Report to check your RTMP stats or you can even check your streaming statistics by typing, e.g., yourservername.com/stats in the new page of your browser. It shows audio and video bitrate of your channel.
  • You have successfully done your Multi-Bitrate streaming using vMix.
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Playout and Video Mixer Software Download

Livebox is the only live streaming server that comes with in-built Playout Software and Video Mixer which can be downloaded cost-free.
To download Playout Software, Encoder and Video Mixer,
  • Go to Account Settings and click Download.

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Download option for both Android and Studio show up.

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  • If you are an Android user you can download by clicking Android App, otherwise, click Studio to download PlayoutEncoder and Video Mixer software.
  • A new page in Livebox with options to download playout and video mixer opens. You can click Download Playout and Video Mixer to get started with the other facet of Livebox.
  • Click Generate Pin to get your unique pin code to license your authorization to playout and mixer software.
    Note: You can create many pins by clicking Generate Pin in Livebox.

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  • Once you click Generate Pin a new options to generate you pin appears, where you can click the icon cost free concoder playout and encoder software to get your pin.enocer-mixer-playout free download
  • Note: You can even edit your generated pin as you wish by clicking the edit icon Livebox playout and mixer softwareencoder and playout software
  • Now go to your system downloads and complete the installation process of your playout, Encoder and mixer software. The installed file will appear in your desktop as,

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Click the Mixer and Playout file in your desktop, a new dialog box Encoder-Mixer-          Playout opens.

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           In Encoder-Mixer-Playout, you can enter your server name and give the pin                       generated by Livebox, and then give Submit.
                    livebox mixer-encoder-playout free download
      Now you can you can get started with your Livebox Encoder-Mixer-Playout software.
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How to upload and live stream your files?

To upload and live stream your files using Livebox here is a simple step by step procedure.
  • Go to your Livebox dashboard.
  • Click on the Queues from the navigation menu.

Select the icon  on the screen.

Once the drop-down appears you can fill in the required fields: QueuesTask name,     and Priority.

  • Click on the Queues option from the drop-down and select Add new queues, type in the desired name for the Task and set your task Priority.
  • Scroll your dashboard screen and go to Files option to select your file.Livebox
  • Once you click on the Files button a new drop down will appear which will allow you to select a file from your computer.Livebox
  • You can choose any file you desire from your computer as it directly leads you to your PC.Livebox
  • Once you have selected your file, click on the option Available videos and select the name of the file that you will be streaming live from the drop down under Available videos.
  • Now scroll back up and find the button Destination and fill in provided spaces of Available channels and Select a Preset.Livebox
  • You can select the name of the channel you desire to live stream the video in from the drop down of Available channels and select default from under the drop down of Select a Preset.Livebox
  • Now click on Add Live.
  • You can now go to the Dashboard option under the Queues button and click on it to check if your video is streaming.
  • Click on the Select Queues in the dashboard screen and select the name of the channel you have created and check if your video is streaming live.
  • The destination’s timer or the active status will confirm that your video is streaming live.
  • You can also check it on your main dashboard by clicking on the Dashboard on the top corner of the left-hand side of the screen.
  • Select the name of the channel in your dashboard to view the video.
  • You are now successfully live, happy streaming.

    To learn more about Livebox  click here.

How to do Multi-Bitrate using Wirecast?

To conduct Multi-Bitrate streaming using Wirecast,
  • Create your channel in Livebox streaming server.
  • Go to Manage Channels from the navigation menu. Under manage channels, select Multi-Bitrate.

In Multi-Bitrate page, select your channel and Turn On multi-bitrate.

Once you turn on Multi-Bitrate, the new preset options will appear. You can set the         required resolution and click Save.

Note: You also have an option to edit or set your required preset.

  • Once you click save, RTMP URL for your resolution gets listed below. Make note of the required RTMP link and give Save.
  • After clicking save, give Service Restart to get your changes applied.
  • Now go to the Wirecast main window, and click the icon  to add your source.
  • Many options to add your source appears.
  • To capture and add your USB webcam source, you can click the option Video Capture and to stream live your local files, click the Add Media File option and select your local files.

Your source is added. As you wanted to live stream click the icon  to push your     source to Live Broadcast Area.

After pushing your source to live broadcast area, click Output located at the top left side.

Under output’s pulled-down menu, click Output Settings.

Select an Output Destination dialog box opens, where choose your destination as RTMP Server and click OK, and a new output setting tab opens.

  • Now go to Manage Channels from Livebox navigation menu and copy the streaming RTMP URL.
  • Then paste the RTMP Streaming URL of definite resolution in the Address box and enter the stream key in Stream bar and give OK

Now click the stream icon from the top left side to start streaming.

To check your live stream go to Livebox Channel Dashboard and click play to                    preview your live stream.

Note: To view your stream in the player and to check the quality of your streaming source, go to new page in your browser and type, e.g., yourservername.com:3000/?chnl=yourchannelname.

Go to Viewers Report to check your RTMP stats or you can even check your streaming statistics by typing, e.g., yourservername.com/stats in the new page of your browser. It shows audio and video bitrate of your channel.

You have successfully done your Multi-Bitrate streaming using Wirecast.

How to live stream a content from social media to your website?

To live stream content from social media to your website follow these steps below:
  • Login to your LiveBox dashboard.
  • Now click on your Queues option.
  • Click on Create Queues option from the drop down.
  • In the Create queues window you can choose the YouTube option to add your video’s link.
  • You can now go ahead and fill the requirements in the platforms provided above like; queues, task name and priority.
  • Now you can go to YouTube and select the video that you would like to stream.Livebox
  • Copy the link and paste it in the provided platform.
  • Click on the List quality option to select the quality for your video.Livebox
  • Now select your destination by clicking on Destination button.
  • Select the channel you want to stream in for Available Channels.
  • Select YouTube_default for Select a Preset option.

     

  • Now click on the button Add Live.Livebox
  • Go back to the Create Queues’s Dashboard.
  • Click on Select a queue and select the name of your queue.
  • You will be able to check the status of your live streaming video on this screen.
  • The status with a timer or active means you are now successfully broadcasting the video live.
  • You can also go to the main Dashboard and find your channel to check if it is streaming.
  • The social media (YouTube) video is now live on your website.

    Happy streaming!

    To learn more about Livebox click here.

How to Stream using Queues?

Go to Queues from the navigation menu.

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Under queues, select Create Queues. A new Create Queue page opens.

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In Create Queue page, enter queue name, task name, priority, delay and attempts.

  • After entering your queue name, task name, priority and attempts, click the Files option.
  • Then click Select File in File upload to upload your source. After uploading your file, click Next to add your task to the Queue.
  • Your task is added. Go to Queues from the navigation menu, where you can click the play icon to stream your source.
  • Then go to Channel Dashboard to preview your live streaming.
  • You successfully did your streaming using queues.

Broadcasting in Website/Blog

  • Go to Queues and create your queue to stream your source.
  • After adding a task in your queues, go to Manage channels. Click Embed code to copy the displayed embedded code.
  • Now login to your broadcasting website/blog, and copy-paste the embed code of your channel on the web page of your site/blog.
  • Then click Update. Your broadcasting is done successfully.