Multi-Bitrate Streaming Using OBS Studio

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

    Multi-Bitrate streaming

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

    channel for multi-bitrate streaming

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

    preset for multi-bitrate streaming

Note: You also have options to edit or set your required preset.
  • Once you click save, RTMP URL for your resolution gets listed below. Make a note of the required RTMP link and give Save.

preset of resolution for multi-bitrate streaming

  • After clicking save, give Service Restart to get your changes applied.

Service Restart

  • Now go to OBS studio and click the icon add source icon from the tab Source.

adding source in OBS Studio

  • A pop-up menu with the listed options will show up. From the listed options select Media source.

media source option in OBS studio

  • A dialog box Create/Select Source gets opened where you can name and set as per your requirements and then click OK.

adding media source in OBS studio

  • After clicking OK, a dialog box Properties for Media Source gets opened. In Properties for Media Source, select the required options for your streaming and then click Browse.

browse files in OBS Studio

  • Once you click to browse you get accessed to your local files where you can browse and select your source. Then Click OK and your source is added.

browse and add files in OBS Studio

adding local files in OBS Studio

source added in OBS for streaming

  • Go to OBS studio and select Settings under the menu Controls.

settings in OBS studio

  • A whole Setting tab will be opened and click Stream.
  • By clicking Stream, a new page with an empty URL bar and stream key bar get opened where the copied URL link has to be pasted.

preset of resolution for multi-bitrate streaming

  • For the Stream key, you can obtain it from the copied URL link itself.

rtmp url settings

Note: To know how to get a stream key from the copied URL link, refer to the illustration below.

stream key

(The highlighted part of the streaming URL is the Stream key)

  • Now click the option Start streaming under the menu Controls.

settings in OBS studio

  • Then go to Livebox and click Manage channels from the navigation menu and under manage channels select Channel Dashboard and click Play to preview your video.

streaming preview

live streaming preview

  • And you can also check your video resolution on the bottom right side of the player.

Multi-bitrate video resolution

  • Then go to Viewers Report to check the RTMP stats of your streaming channel. It shows audio and video bitrate of your channel.

Multi bitrate streaming stats

You have successfully done your Multi-Bitrate streaming using OBS Studio.
Happy Streaming!