Multi-channel usability is one of the features that Livebox integrates as it helps in distributing content around the globe over multiple mediums efficiently. Through Livebox the users can send their live streaming videos to all media that supports RTMP sources. And Facebook is one such media which is supported by Livebox for 24/7 live streaming.
The following steps will provide you clear-cut representations to stream your videos in Facebook live using the Livebox streaming server.
Create your channel in Livebox.
Go to OBS Studio to encode your video source to Livebox streaming server.
From the navigation menu click Manage channels and under manage channels select Channel Dashboard and click Play to preview your video.
A dialog box Share on with several destinations shows up. As you wanted to stream live on Facebook, select the Facebook option and click then Push live stream to Facebook to get connected to Facebook.
Note: If you select the option Automatically TURN ON when adding push value, the live stream will automatically begin to happen in your Facebook destination once the live streaming set-up is done. Otherwise, you have to manually turn on the push value to continue your live streaming on Facebook.
Once you click the Next button, a Connect your Live stream to the Live API Facebook page opens, you can minimize the window to see your Facebook destination being added in the push destination.
Note: If you didn’t select the Automatically TURN ON when adding push value option, then you have to Turn On the push value to start your live streaming.
- Then go to Facebook, where it starts to fetch your Livebox contents for streaming.
- Your contents are now fetched, so you can give nice description and title to your stream and also decide the audience to share your live stream with.
- Then click on the Go Live button on the right bottom corner.
- You are now on live streaming on Facebook.
You have successfully live streamed on Facebook using OBS Studio.
Livebox streaming server offers a smooth and uncomplicated streaming workflow. Its flexibility can be witnessed while working alongside distinct encoders.
Here with which few steps are listed for crystal clear understanding of streaming workflow by using OBS studio.
Go to OBS studio
and click the icon
from the tab Source
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 Stream URL and Stream Key has to be pasted respectively.
- Then click OK.
Thus, these simple steps can help you out to accomplish your first streaming process.
Adaptive bitrate streaming (Transcoding) is available only in the higher-end versions of Livebox.
To Transcode using OBS,
Create both output and input server channels in Livebox.
Now under Manage Channels, go to Transcoding.
- A Transcoding page opens up and you can select your Input channel by clicking the drop-down menu given in the Select a Channel option.
- In Output Channels, select the channel where the video has to be transcoded. Then give Turn On near transcoding.
- Once you give the turn on, new options for transcoding shows up, where you can set the Preset. And then click Save.
Note: Livebox will generate both Transcode Output URL and Transcode Embed Code.
- After clicking save, give Service Restart to get your changes applied.
Then go to OBS studio
and click the icon
from the tab Source
- Now go to the Livebox Dashboard where you can check the transcoding quality of your output channel near the bottom right corner.
- To check RTMP stats of your streaming channel go to the Viewers Report.
- In RTMP stats it shows audio and video bitrate of both output and input channels.
- And when you embed the output channel streams on your website, you can copy the Transcode Embed URL to publish the live stream on your website.
Note: Through the Transcode Embed URL, you can publish the streaming content along with the transcode video quality.
You are successful in your Transcoding streaming by using OBS Studio!
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