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How to stream live from Wirecast to Livepush
How to stream live from Wirecast to Livepush

Learn how to set up and configure Wirecast to start streaming to Livepush dashboard

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Written by Wahaj Dar
Updated over a week ago

Livepush supports several popular encoders to receive live stream sources, one of which is Wirecast Studio. Wirecast is a professional broadcasting tool, with all the common tools plus with Multistreaming capabilities. Wirecast is a premium software and has a free trial to give you extensive insight into the available features.

Configuring Wirecast to stream live to Livepush is straightforward and can be done in a few steps.


  • Wirecast is Installed on your streaming computer. (If not, Download Wirecast for free trial use).

  • A Livepush account.

Step by Step Guide

1- Download and install Wirecast in your streaming computer.


Note: Skip this step if you already have Wirecast installed


2- Open the Wirecast program/app and login to your existing or new Wirecast account. Here, you can also set up your new trial account with Wirecast.


Note: Skip this step if you already have Wirecast installed


3- From Wirecast Welcome dialog, either select an existing Wirecast Document or simply create a new Wirecast Document from the right side of the dialog box and then click [Continue] from the bottom of the dialog box.


Note: Skip this step if your Wirecast Document is already opened


4- Sign in to your Livepush account (if you don't have one, create your Free Account)

5- Go to your Dashboard Home and click on your stream card i.e. multistream or pre-recorded live.


Note: If you have multiple stream cards, then select or click on the stream card you want to live stream to.


6- In your Livepush Stream Dashboard page, locate the RTMP KEYS section at the bottom right side of the page.

7- From RTMP KEYS, copy your RTMP SERVER ADDRESS and STREAM KEY values. You will need these two values to configure your Wirecast streaming.

8- Go back to the opened Wirecast app and click [Output] from the main menu and then select [Output Settings]. This will open the Output Settings dialog box for your active Wirecast Document.

9- From the Output Settings dialog, you can add and manage the destinations you want to live stream to (e.g. Livepush, Restream, etc.). To do that, click on [Add] button from the bottom left of the dialog box.

10- Wirecast will now ask you select the type of your new output destination. Click on [Destination] dropdown, select [Custom RTMP] from the list and then click on [OK] button to begin configuring Livepush RTMP keys.

11- Wirecast will now show you several fields to configure to output destination. Here, you need to edit the following fields.

  1. Inside the Name text box, set the value to "Livepush". This is to identify the output from list when we start broadcasting.

  2. Inside the Address text box and paste the value of your Livepush RTMP SERVER ADDRESS you have captured in Step (7).

  3. Inside the Stream field and paste the value of your Livepush Stream Key you have captured in Step (7).

  4. Optional: You can always configure any other settings you like fit or leave them as is.

12- Click on [OK] button from the bottom right of the dialog box to save these configured settings.

13- Now let start streaming to Livepush by clicking on [Output] from the main menu and select [Start / Stop Broadcasting] and then select [RTMP Server: Livepush] to begin streaming.

Hurray! you are now streaming live from Wirecast to your Livepush dashboard.

Bonus Step: Go to your Livepush Stream dashboard and see if the stream is being received, if not please check your internet connect or contact Live Chat support.

If you need any help in any step over the course or need improvements to the article, please do not hesitate to contact us via our Live chat support.

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