Author Archives: Emily Krings

How to Copyright a Video – The Definitive Guide [2021 Update]

How to Copyright a Video

Protecting your content is very important in professional broadcasting. When most people think about keeping their videos safe, their first thought goes to password protection, top-of-the-line encryption, and other similar security practices. In addition to these security measures, you should pay attention to your video copyright. Today, we’re going to explore a few aspects related […]

FPS for Live Streaming: The Advanced Guide to Video Frame Rates [2021 Update]

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We do not have to convince that streaming live video online is more popular than ever. More than 85% of all internet users in the United States watch online video content monthly on their devices. If you’re not creating online content, you could be missing out on 85% of possible leads.  While you may be convinced […]

What is RTMP? The Real-Time Messaging Protocol: What you Need to Know

Online video streaming continues to become more popular due to the consistent development of supporting technology. One particular online video streaming technology that has played an important role in the rise of this industry is RTMP. RTMP has served as a solution in several different steps of the live streaming process, and its role will […]

Best Live Streaming Resolution and Settings for H.264 Encoders

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H.264 is a next-generation protocol for high definition video compression. Most newer encoders today are compatible with this protocol and suitable for live streaming with compact files.  In most cases, particularly if you want to stream the best, highest-quality video content, you will want to use this protocol. Encoders allow for a fairly wide range […]

CBR vs. VBR: The Difference Between Constant Bitrate and Variable Bitrate

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There is a lot that goes on behind the scenes of live streaming. Many types of technology come together to deliver high-quality videos that capture events as they unfold in real-time. Encoders play a very important role in this process. Broadcasters have a lot of choices when it comes to configuring their encoder settings. The […]

How to Stream to Multiple Platforms Simultaneously [2021 Update]

Live Stream to Multiple Platforms

Even though broadcasting videos on your website through a professional online video platform (OVP) gives you the most control over your video content and live streams, multi-platform streaming comes with its own set of benefits. You likely have followers on Youtube, Facebook, and other social media platforms with live streaming functions, so why not stream […]

Best Live Streaming Software for Mac – A Comparison [Updated for 2021]

Streaming Software for Mac

With nearly a 90 percent share of users, Windows remains the leader of the Desktop OS market. Mobile device usage is also on the rise. That said, Mac OS (formerly OS X) is becoming increasingly popular. As of October 2020, macOS usage accounts for over 13 percent of total computer usage. In fact, the core […]

Your Guide to the Best Live Streaming Equipment [2021 Update]

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Streaming live video in 2021 is a must for many businesses. Whether it’s streaming video to stay connected with customers, streaming events virtually, or staying in touch with employees while they work remotely, video content is booming right now. The fastest way to go live is to use the equipment you already have. Like your […]

How to Increase Live Viewers by 800% and Get More People to Watch Your Streams

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In today’s video-dominant world, live streaming software has proven to be particularly valuable for businesses. No matter what the desired end result may be, one common goal for businesses who live stream is to get in front of their target audience.  Starting your first live stream and instantly getting thousands of viewers would be nice, […]

Zoom Live Streaming Alternatives – What You Need to Know [2021 Update]

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With the sudden surge of working from home and online schooling, Zoom has its time to shine. This video communication platform has been life-saving for many businesses and schools. However, several users have experienced some hiccups in security, leaving people searching for a more robust and reliable Zoom alternative. Today, we’re going to cover everything […]