Multi-bitrate Streaming Using Encoder Software (New Version)

How to Start the Multi-bitrate Streaming Using the Encoder Software?

  • Go to Multi-Bitrate from the navigation menu.
  • In the Multi-Bitrate settings, select your streaming channel first.
  • Now turn On the Multi-Bitrate button.
  • And select any Preset of resolutions of your choice by clicking the drop-down menu.
  • Then click the Save button.
Multi-bitrate streaming
  • Now give Service Restart.
Multi-bitrate streaming

Now the Multi-bitrate settings have been applied to the Livebox streaming server. You can start proceeding with the Encoder settings.

Multi-bitrate streaming

Open the Mixer and Playout software. You can either set up your streaming source from your camera device or by using the playout software.  

  • So, after setting up your camera or adding the streaming source using the playout, open the Encoder window.
Mixer and Playout software
  • On the Encoder settings window, click the gear icon to create presets for the resolutions you have selected.

Note: It is advisable to create presets for the Multi-bitrate streaming beforehand for the resolutions you prefer.  

Mixer and Playout software
  • Now on the settings, you can create Presets by entering the Audio Bitrate and Video Bitrate for each resolution.
  • So, to get the Video Bitrate and Audio Bitrate values of your resolutions, go to the Livebox Multi-bitrate settings.
Mixer and Playout software
  • On the Multi-bitrate settings, click the edit icon.
Multi-bitrate streaming using Livebox
  • A dialog box opens, where you can get the details of the resolution preset you have selected.
Multi-bitrate streaming using Livebox
  • And here you can click the drop-down menu to select the specific resolution and to get its values.
Multi-bitrate streaming using Livebox
  • Back on the Encoder settings, you can enter the Video Bitrate and Audio Bitrate of the resolution you have selected.
New Version Encoder software from Livebox
  • Also, select the pixel of the resolution for which you are creating a preset.

Note:

  • 144p- 2560×1440 px
  • 240p- 352×240 px
  • 360p- 480×360 px
  • 720p- 1280×720 px
  • 1080p- 1920×1080 px
New Version Encoder software from Livebox
  • Then click the Save Preset button.
Free Encoder software from Livebox
  • Now you can give a name for your preset. Likewise, you can do the same for all the other resolutions.
Free Encoder software from Livebox
  • Back on the Multi-bitrate settings, first, copy-paste the channel RTMP URL on the Encoder settings.
Multi-bitrate streaming at multiple bitrates
Livebox supports Multi-bitrate streaming
  • Followed by the channel RTMP URL, also enter the URLs of resolution.  
Livebox supports Multi-bitrate streaming
  • Then select Presets for each resolution. (Presets you have created for each resolution)
Livebox supports Multi-bitrate streaming
  • Now click the Start button to initiate the live on your server channel with streaming qualities (resolutions).
Livebox supports Multi-bitrate streaming
Livebox supports Multi-bitrate streaming
  • Have a look at the server dashboard. And it will display your live streaming source along with the streaming resolutions.
Livebox supports Multi-bitrate streaming

You can go on by pushing the live stream to all your social media accounts, where your viewers can adjust the video quality according to their bandwidth.