Documentation reference for Larix Broadcaster
Here you can find links to all documentation related to Larix Broadcaster and Larix Screencaster setup as well as some useful information.
The anatomy of RTMP URL
One of the most frequent questions about streaming from mobile is: how can the connection URL be specified? Since RTMP is the most common protocol used for mobile delivery, here's how it's made.
Every RTMP URL has these parts:
- Server and application name, e.g. rtmp://yourserver.com:1935/live or rtmps://192.168.0.1/app. It has a protocol prefix, a domain or URL, a port (optionally) and an application name. For YouTube Live it would be "rtmp://a.rtmp.youtube.com/live2"
- Stream name or Stream key. It's also usually some alphanumeric stream name. E.g. for YouTube Live it's like "abcd-efgh-abcd-efgh".
Combining these parts together will create a URL which you will insert into Connection URL field in Larix Broadcaster settings (see the links to full instructions below).
For example if you see Primary Server URL in YouTube Live as rtmp://a.rtmp.youtube.com/live2" and Stream Name as "abcd-efgh-abcd-efgh", then your full URL will be "rtmp://a.rtmp.youtube.com/live2/abcd-efgh-abcd-efgh".
Some services like Facebook Live now require using SSL connection. This means the protocol prefix need to be "rtmps://" instead of regular "rtmp://".
First take a look at general setup instructions for Larix apps:
- Larix Broadcaster setup for Android
- Larix Broadcaster setup for iOS
- Larix Screencaster setup for Android
- Larix Screencaster setup for iOS
- Publishing via SRT protocol
Check these instructions for connecting to online services:
- Publishing to Facebook Live
- Publishing to YouTube Live and make sure you use video+audio mode for streaming
- Streaming to Restream.io
- Streaming to Switchboard Cloud
- Streaming to Limelight Multi-device Media Delivery
- Streaming to Vuuzle
- Streaming to TikiLive
- Streaming to LiveonLive
- How to connect the Larix Broadcaster - a video tutorial by My Streaming Video Broadcasting Network
Screencasting from iOS via Larix Screencaster
Apple requires additional screencasting setup for Larix Screencaster besides the streaming part.
Use these sources to perform the setup:
- How to record the screen on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch Apple support article.
- How to record your screen on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch YouTube video tutorial by Apple support.
- Larix Screencaster for iOS: setup and launch - our YouTube video showing in-app streaming.
Mobile solution usage example
Take a look at Mobile solutions snapshot where we show how you can use mobile streaming with other Softvelum products.
You can find many frequently asked questions about Larix Broadcaster and Larix mobile SDK usage in Larix app and SDK FAQ.
If you have more questions, please feel free to contact our team.