Streaming With A YouNow Account

Use Switcher Studio to broadcast to your YouNow account:

Finding Your RTMP Values

  1. Once you are logged in to YouNow, select "Go Live" in the top right corner.

  2. Add a tag for your broadcast.

  3. Click the gear icon in the lower right corner of the video player, and select "Use external Streaming Tool".

  4. The "Go Live" button will change to say "Generate Stream". Click this button.

  5. The RTMP values will appear in the video player. Copy and paste the stream name and the stream URL to the Channel Settings of your Switcher account (see below).

Create A New Channel From Your Switcher Studio Dashboard

  1. Log in to your Switcher Studio dashboard, and create a new channel using the "Custom RTMP" menu.
  2. In the "Server URL" field, enter the "RTMP URL" from YouNow.
  3. In the "Stream Key/ID" field, paste the value for the "Stream Key" from YouNow.
  4. Save your settings.

*To optimize your output settings based on your Internet speed, select a preset (Low-Med-High-HD) or create a custom configuration.

Select Your New Channel From Within The Switcher App

  1. Launch Switcher on your iPad or iPhone.
  2. Open the “Outputs” tab (second tab on the bottom right panel).
  3. Select “Custom RTMP”. If it's already selected, tap the "i" button on the right.
  4. Swipe down to refresh the list, and select your YouNow channel in the app.
  5. You are now ready to stream. Just tap “Rec + Broadcast” to start streaming.

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