Connecting Wirecast to Altar Live

Anastasia Zadvornykh

Anastasia Zadvornykh

Last Updated:
December 15, 2020

Wirecast is a live video streaming production tool. It allows users to create live or on-demand broadcasts for the web.


With Wirecast you can connect two kinds of live stream to Altar Live:


  1. Standard stream (one-time stream)
  2. Scheduled stream (here is the guide on how to schedule it)


Notes
  • To use Wirecast, you need to purchase one of the Wirecast products on the website. There is a Free Trial on their website. The trial is fully functional but have certain limits


Please follow these steps to connect Wirecast to Altar Live platform:

Step 1: Download or open Wirecast application.

Step 2: Click the Output drop down menu at the top of the screen. Click on Output Settings to open your options.

Step 3: Choose the RTMP Server destination from the drop-down menu.

Step 4: Copy and paste your Altar Live RTMP URL into the Address box and the Stream Key into the Stream box.

Step 5: Change your Encoding bitrate option from the drop down menu if you want to. This changes the quality of the stream coming into Altar Live. Recommended option is Default: 720p30.

Step 6: Click Ok to save changes for your output destination.

Step 7: Click the Stream button at the top of the screen to start Streaming. Once the connection with Wirecast is complete the stream will be live automatically.

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