Connect Restream to Altar Live

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Stephanie Antonucci Leathe

Last Updated:
November 18, 2020

Restream is a common stream provider that sends your stream feed to multiple sites. There are two ways to connect Restream to Altar Live:

  • Stream from Restream to a platform like YouTube or Vimeo, and connect their player into Altar Live. Unfortunately, Restream doesn't have it's own player that would allow us to embed your video in Altar Live. You are free to stream to one of many platforms, like YouTube or Vimeo, which allow their players to be embedded.
  • Connect the ready-to-embed Widget from Restream, which uses those service players. Keep in mind that it contains Restream service element mentions. Restream does not have its own video player to allow you to embed your video directly into Altar Live, but you can to stream to one of many platforms, like YouTube or Vimeo, which allow their players to be embedded into Altar Live.

Note: Currently, we recommend streaming from Restream to YouTube and connecting the direct stream url from YouTube into your Altar Live event for the best experience.

Connect Restream to YouTube or Vimeo

For the best viewing experience, we suggest sending your stream through Restream to YouTube or Vimeo. Then connect the stream url from those sites directly into the Altar Live event. Use this support guides to connect YouTube or Vimeo.

Use Restream Ready-To-Embed Widget

Step 1: Sign up to Restream. If you already have an account then login.

Step 2: Click +Add Channel at the middle of the page


Step 3: Choose the Destination from the list.

Step 4: Connect the platform you have chosen.

Step 5: You can toggle the button to enable the platform you need.

Step 6: Click Enter Live Studio in the upper right corner of the page.


Step 8: Click three dots from the left panel.

Step 9: Click on Settings.

Step 10: Navigate to the Widget (BETA) section.

Step 11: Select the Large iframe. Click Copy near the Embed URL for website.

Connecting feed into Altar Live

Step 8: Open the Altar Live application.

Step 9: Create an event as described here.

Step 10: On the Stream step, paste the Embed code copied from Restream to the Embed code field and finish the Live event creation.



Step 11: To start the event on Altar, all you need to do is to click Go Live on Restream and Go Live on the upper panel of the event. 


In case you are using Youtube as your destination, please follow these steps to have a better experience:

Step 1: Connect the platform you have chosen. 

Step 2: Click Enter Live Studio in the upper right corner of the page


Step 3: Сlick Go Live on Restream

Step 4: Sign up or login to the Youtube account

Step 5: Navigate to the profile picture in the upper right corner and click Your channel


Step 6: Find your Live video there and click on it 

Step 7: Click Share


Step 8: Click Share

Step 9: Click Copy

Connecting feed into Altar Live


Step 8: Open the Altar Live application.

Step 9: Create an event as described here

Step 10: On the Stream step, paste the Embed code copied from Youtube to the URL field and finish the Live event creation.

Step 11: To start the event on Altar, all you need to do is to click Go Live on the upper panel of the event. 


Step 10: To end the Live Stream, click on the Host Options on the upper panel and then, End Event and Table Session For All from the drop-down menu


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