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Choose Ingestion Settings

When you've completed Info and Settings, click Create Event to load Ingestion Settings. Ingestion Settings are only available in Events and are not currently available on mobile or tablet.

Ingestion Settings
  1. Upload an event Thumbnail.
    If a thumbnail is not uploaded to an upcoming event, a cropped version of the channel art or avatar is displayed. When you're live, we will automatically select a frame every 5 minutes.
  2. Select the Basic ingestion dropdown menu, or create reusable entry points from the Custom ingestion dropdown menu. For 60fps, check the box to Enable 60 FPS
  3. Entry points will display below to set up your encoder. Copy/paste to your encoder, or select your encoding software from the dropdown menu to download XML.
  4. Click Save.

You will not be able to adjust this after the event has started. Choose the highest quality resolution and make sure your encoder and internet connection can stream to your selected bandwidth.

Many browsers support HTML5 and either the H.264 video codec or WebM format.

Viewing of mobile live streams: Live events will be automatically available on mobile devices via m.youtube.com.
Captions
The FCC requires programs captioned for US TV to also be captioned online. Instructions for adding closed captions.
Multi-cam stream
For each camera you add, you must increase your encoding and network resources. For example, if you have 3 cameras, you must triple your encoders and bandwidth. Do not attempt to encode multiple camera angles on the same encoder. We strongly encourage using backup streams. Instructions for adding additional cameras.
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