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Updated on: October 21, 2021

What is Live Stream Software?

Live streaming software makes the process of sharing a live feed easier so that one can focus on what they want to promote to a live audience rather than trying to understand technical aspects. Such software ensures that the recorded video is transcoded and, to be shared on the internet live. It allows you the options to mix/add multiple inputs such as various camera angles or game streaming along with webcam input, and finally share it on the live streaming platform. Many social media sites also support live streaming nowadays, but to do that, you'll need to rely on live streaming software.

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List of all features

Audience Engagement

Audience engagement is the deliberate strategy of turning event attendees into active participants, in order to achieve the goals of both organizer and attendee.

Audience Analytics

Audience analytics tracks your live event's stats in real-time. With it, you'll know how many people are watching, where they're watching from, what device they're watching on, and more.

Broadcast Recording

A live broadcast, also called a live transmission, generally refers to various types of media that are broadcast without a significant delay.

Customizable Branding

Brands allow consumers to personalize both packaging and product. By allowing buyers to customize flavor, food form and even the actual packing design of products, brands are putting more power than ever before into the hands of the consumer, ultimately trusting them to create a meaningful experience.

Event Scheduling

The process of finding the right time for your event to take place and then scheduling it is called an Event schedule.

HD Video Streaming

HD stands for “high-definition.” HDTV displays television utilizing either progressive or interlaced scanning, widescreen (16:9) aspect ratio, and a resolution with either 720 or 1080 pixels of height. When you're live-streaming, HD can mean either 720p or 1080p.

Live Chat

Live chat is a medium that allows the employees to interact with website visitors or with each other in real-time. It can be either text, voice, or video-based chat that team members can use to get in touch with each other to discuss or resolve any ongoing issues.

Live Polling

Live polls feature allows you to insert questions into your live stream for viewers to respond to via Live Chat. Polls can be used to gather feedback from viewers (answers ranked by percentage) or as a quiz (one option being the correct response).

Multi-camera feed

Multi-camera feed offers viewing with split screens or switching between multiple angles to make it more engaging. It can even be done with a single operator using fixed cameras or PTZ cameras.

Multistreaming

Multi-stream means simultaneously live streaming to multiple channels. When you have a live event and want wide distribution, this kind of multi-stream is a great way to reach multiple audiences.