Multi-Bitrate Streaming Using the Livebox Playout and Encoder

  To conduct Multi-Bitrate streaming using OBS,
  • Create your channel in the Livebox streaming server.
  • Go 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, 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.

preset for multi-bitrate streaming

  • Once you click save, RTMP URL for your resolution gets listed below. Make note of the required RTMP link and give Save.
    Note: With each copied URL of definite qualities, the player will adjust video quality to that of viewers bandwidth.

preset of resolution for multi-bitrate streaming

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

service restart

  • Then go to Livebox Playout software and click Add File to browse video source from your PC and to add video source in your Schedule Playlist.

adding source in playout software

  • Your video source is added. So, now click Play to play your video in Playout Preview.

playing source in playout software

  • You can preview your source and also enable and adjust the audio of your video source.

preview in the playout software

  • Go to Livbox Encoder. Select your playout device in Video Device and Audio Device, and then enter the copied RTMP URL of the required resolution in the URL tab.
  • Click Preview if you want to preview your live stream and then give Start.

streaming using Encoder

  • Now go to Livebox and click Channel Dashboard, select your channel, and click to preview your live stream in Livebox streaming server.                                                                   Livebox encoder
  • To view your live MBR streaming status with the definite video quality, go the Livebox Dashboard.

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 Livebox Playout and Encoder. Now you can start to stream the resolutions achieved source on your streaming platform/ social media destinations.