MediaCP Manual
Connecting your encoder

Last updated 8 months ago

In this section you will learn how to connect Broadcasting software to your Live Streaming service provided by the Media Control Panel.

What is an encoder?
An encoder is either hardware or software based and converts raw video into a ready-to-stream digital broadcast

The benefit of software encoders is that they are generally the most cost-effective and portable solution.

Popular Video Streaming Software Applications

You will require software that is capable of connecting and streaming to your Live Streaming service.

For beginners, we recommend starting with OBS Studio.

OBS Studio

FREE
Windows | Mac | Linux

OBS Studio is an open-source community developed project.

Wirecast

COMMERCIAL
Windows | Mac 

Wirecast includes expanded functionality with a wide range of powerful, professional tools.

VidBlasterX

COMMERCIAL
Windows

VidBlasterX is great for mixing video and audio from many different sources, adding graphics, transitions and much more.

vMix

FREE & COMMERCIAL
Windows

vMix is a Live Video Production and streaming software including a wide range of features.

Connect your live broadcasting software

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