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How to live stream to youtube with wirecast?

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Mar 27, 2024• Proven solutions

Are you trying to use wirecast to stream to youtube? You are in the right place, here is our step by step guide to go live on youtube with wirecast.

Step 1: First of all you need to login to your YouTube Creator Studio and then select Live Streaming option from available options on your screen.


Step 2: Once you enter into the live streaming option then your application will ask you to schedule a new event; follow this option.

new event

Step 3: Now you need to enter few basic details about your video that you are going to live stream. Do not forget to choose custom option under the Type category available on bottom right side of screen.

 select custom

Step 4: It is time to hit the create event option.

create event

Step 5: Your system will now take you to the camera settings; here you need to enter your thumbnail. It can be done directly by using browse option.

 Add your thumbnail

Step 6: Now you need to select ‘basic ingestion’ option and secondly select ‘other encoders’ option from second set of information.

 other encoders

Step 7: Once you have completed above settings then you need to save all the changes and then move to the live control room on your screen.

Step 8: Open the wirecast software tool on your device and then simply move to the output settings. Hit the authenticate option, it will soon ask you to enter the YouTube login detail.

via browser

Step 9: As soon as you sign in with your account using browser, then your settings will be ready on screen. Simply hit Ok.

 like below

Step 10: It is time to make your video source or content ready for streaming. You need to hit on the stream button that is available on top portion of screen.

 stream button

Step 11: Now simply move to the YouTube event page and start streaming your content.

event page

Step 12: Once you content for streaming is finished then click the stop streaming button that appears in red color on screen. You will also get information about duration of your video that is going live.

finished the streaming

Step 13: When your streaming process ends then video will be saved to video manager. You can view it easily at later stage.

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Richard Bennett
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