10 Simple Steps to Improve Your Broadcast Quality

#1 Set proper bit rate for your broadcast
Setting the proper bit rate for your broadcast is the most important setting in determining the quality of your broadcast.  Optimally, you would want to...
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#2 Set your proper output resolution
Your available bandwidth will determine what broadcast quality, or more precisely, what resolution you should use.  For example, if you have a total upload ...
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017 at 5:09 PM
#3 Set proper input resolution
Ideally, you would like your input resolution to match your output resolution. If you cannot get an exact match here, you will want your input resolution t...
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#4 Check your encoding computer CPU load
Encoding video and audio for live streaming can be very intensive on your computer's processor. You may have the available upload speed to broadcast at...
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#5 Set your proper video format
In most cases this setting should be H.264.  This format is compatible with mobile devices such as Apple and Android devices.  Depending on your encoder, VP...
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#6 Set proper audio input device
For the best audio you should NOT use the built-in microphone on your streaming computer because the built-in computer microphone captures sound at the s...
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#7 Set proper audio settings
The most common settings for your encoder's audio configuration are shown below. You can adjust for your setup as necessary. Format: AAC (Using mp3...
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#8 Set proper frame rate
Ideally your frame rate should be set at 29.97, or you could set it to 30.   If your encoding computer's CPU is overloading you could try adjustin...
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#9 Use hard wired internet connection
Many of our clients have success with wireless Internet connections or mobile hotspots, but a hard wired Internet connection would be the recommended soluti...
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#10 Use your encoding computer only for broadcasting
Optimally you should only use your encoding computer for broadcasting. You may want to turn off all programs not used for broadcasting and also disable any ...
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017 at 5:11 PM