How to Live Stream? 5 Basic Steps of Live Streaming

Basically, the streaming arrangement work process comes down to: associating your sources to the encoder, setting up your scenes (formats) for exchanging, designing a couple encoder and streaming goal settings, and building up an association between the encoder and the streaming goal. Normally, streaming goal and encoder UIs will vary from case to case and country to country as some rules are different in Dominican Republic while in some other countries there are some other changed rules of same channel broadcasting, however the fundamental work process continues as before. In the model underneath, we decided to show the Pearl-2 UI for the encoder and Youtube UI for the streaming goal. And this is the same procedure we follow at CDN canal en vivo streaming while broadcasting the CDN 37 TV channel’s different programs.

Stage 1) Connect your sound and video sources to the encoder.

Normally, ensure everything has power. Professional tip: at whatever point conceivable, utilize an AC power rather than battery power, for all and any gadget, particularly a camera. Setting your camera on a tripod is consistently a smart thought. Utilize a catch card on the off chance that you are utilizing your PC with encoding programming. No catch card fundamental with equipment encoders like Pearl-2.

Stage 2) Configure the encoder

In the event that you intend to do exchanging between various sources – feel free to set up your designs (scenes). At that point, design the most significant streaming settings: goal, outline rate, bitrate. In the event that you are uncertain, start with 1280×720 goal, 30 edge rate, and programmed or 3000 Kbps bitrate. Everything else can essentially be left at default. With programming like OBS you will arrange these settings in-application on your PC. With an equipment encoder then again, you should get to the gadget’s settings through Web UI or by means of an application. Make new RTMP Push stream.

Stage 3) Configure streaming goal settings

Sign in to your live streaming stage (otherwise known as streaming goal, otherwise known as CDN) and set up another live streaming occasion. Round out stream depiction, protection settings, and so forth.

Stage 4) Copy and glue URL and stream key from CDN into encoder

This is the thing that really ties your encoder and your streaming stage together. So as to realize where to get video information, the CDN needs to check and interface with the encoder, while the encoder has to realize where to send the information. This is finished utilizing an uncommon secret word shared between the two, called a stream name (or here and there stream key). The stream name/key is given by the streaming stage (CDN). Keep this key safe, as the individuals who realize it might have the option to stream to your record.

The stream URL and key are typically found in CDN’s progressed or encoder settings areas. Duplicate the stream URL (appears as though a web address) and the stream key from the CDN into the individual fields in the encoder UI. You can leave the username/secret phrase fields clear. Snap “Spare” or “Apply”

Stage 5) Click “Begin Streaming” on the encoder and you are live!

When you press Start streaming some place in the encoder UI, your CDN review window should disclose to you that it is getting a signal from the encoder. There is commonly a slack of 10-30 seconds between the encoder and the live stream on the CDN.

Control live changing from the encoder UI. Recollect that you have to stop your stream additionally in the encoder UI.

Professional Tips of Live Streaming:

Live streaming requires loads of prep work. Watching that you have additional batteries, testing the association speed, and checking the sound are each a piece of each live stream arrangement process.

Test your live stream on a fake record/private channel first. You will realize whether your bitrate is adequate, how the image looks, how you sound, and this will allow you to make changes.

There are other significant parts to making an incredible live stream, for example, having a decent set and great lighting. When you’ve aced all the rudiments, look at our live streaming studio fundamentals article to find out about how to take it to the following level.

Make certain to look at our wonderful best live streaming arrangements infographic, it’s an extraordinary instrument for imagining the different streaming arrangements.


Normally, live streaming is an exceptionally expansive theme, and each streaming case is unique. This post was proposed to be an overall article about how to go live. We do, be that as it may, trust we had the option to give some clearness about the essentials of going live and how to begin live streaming. Understanding these fundamentals alongside some training will help make your live streams extraordinary.