Setting up OBS for live streaming with eCatholic LIVE

OBS (Open Brodcaster) is a free, multi-source software (available for PC, Mac, and Linux) that provides basic production elements for your live broadcasts.

Here's how to set up OBS for live streaming with eCatholic LIVE.

Video summary:

  1. Log in to your eCatholic LIVE Admin Portal
  2. Go to eCatholic LIVE Tasks > Setup Streaming Equipment
  3. View Setup Instructions for Open Broadcaster (OBS)
  4. Download OBS software + launch OBS
  5. Add a video capture device (camera) in the OBS Sources panel
  6. Plug in your custom streaming settings in OBS (i.e., your eCatholic LIVE account RTMP Address & Stream Key)
  7. Review your OBS broadcast settings (e.g., video bitrate and streaming resolution) 

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