How to Get Started with OneStream Live

OneStream Live

Doesn’t matter if you’re a newbie in the live streaming industry or a professional streamer with a huge fan following; OneStream Live will keep you ahead of the competitive game. The catch remains in hitting the pinnacle of the learning curve with user-friendly multistreaming tools. In this guide, you’ll learn about everything you need to know to get started with OneStream Live, from the basics to the pro tips!

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📣 What is OneStream Live?

OneStream Live is a market-leading cloud-based live streaming service that allows users to multistream directly from OneStream Studio, go live in real-time using any third-party app, and pre-recorded videos to over 45+ social networking platforms simultaneously. Not only does OneStream Live allow social media multistreaming, but it also facilitates embedding your streams on external websites through custom RTMP settings. This means that with just one OneStream account, you can stream to Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, Vimeo, and other popular social platforms, as well as the web.  The best part? There’s no limit on the number of platforms you can stream to!

What if you don’t have a website? Well, we’ve got you covered. OneStream Live allows you to create your own personalized webpage via Hosted Live Pages with several customization options.

With OneStream Studio, you can create and host your own live shows with up to 10 guests and multiple branding options using creative overlays, including logos, banners, and tickers. You can showcase your products during live shows and boost your sales via live selling.

🎯 Why Choose OneStream Live?

Let’s be honest; OneStream Live isn’t the only live streaming solution out there in the market. Hit a Google search, and you’ll be flooded with dozens of alternatives. What sets OneStream Live apart from its rivals is its constant strive to provide the latest and most user-friendly streaming solutions and technologies. Our technical veterans are constantly striving to lead innovation, implement new ideas, and continually upgrade the overall live streaming experience for our users – that’s what makes us the best!

User-Friendly Interface – OneStream Live is driven by intuition, which is why anyone and everyone can learn how to live stream with OneStream Live in literally no time.

Pocket-Friendly Solution – If you’re looking for a service that won’t cost you an arm and a leg, you’ve landed in the right place. OneStream Live is a budget-friendly live streaming solution that doesn’t charge on a per-feature basis.

Excellent Support Team – Our support team is highly responsive, working round the clock tirelessly to resolve your issues as promptly as possible.

Informative Blog – OneStream Live blog is a vast knowledge repository of informative articles on the latest industry trends and insights, best practices, how-to tutorials, and many more. You can learn about the newest live streaming tips and tricks as well.

📌 What Makes OneStream Live Stand Out from the Rest?

Adding a professional look to your video content, OneStream Live is packed with incredible features that ensure a smooth and seamless live streaming experience:

👉 OneStream Studio – Create and broadcast live streams with up to 10 guests and several branding options.

👉 Social Media Multistreaming – Multicast to 45+ streaming networks, including Facebook, YouTube, WOWZA, Twitch, and many more.

👉 RTMP Source Streaming – Use any streaming tool like Zoom, OBS, and Wirecast and live stream conveniently across several social media simultaneously.

👉 Pre-Recorded Streaming – Schedule pre-recorded videos for live streaming to your desired social media up to 60 days in advance.

👉 Playlist Streaming – Queue pre-recorded videos in your desired order and schedule them to go live on multiple social media streaming platforms.

👉 Universal Embed Player – Embed your ongoing live streams on your own or any external website and reach a wider audience with ease and convenience.

👉 Hosted Live Pages – Create personalized landing pages using Hosted Live Pages and embed your live streams on your own webpage without worrying about any hosting expenses.

👉 Live Sales – showcase and sell your products during your live streams.

👉 Live Unified Chat – access and respond to all incoming comments and messages from all social media from a single window.

👉 Cloud Storage Integration – Import videos directly from Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive. pCloud, Box, S3, or Frame.io and save up on your internet bandwidth.

👉 Open Captions – Add captions or subtitles to pre-recorded live streams using SRT files.

👉 Multiple Upload Options – Upload videos stored on your computer, use a camera to record yourself, or capture your screen to live stream later.

👉 No Software Installations – OneStream Live is a cloud-based streaming service and doesn’t need any setup or installations.

👉 Team Management – Manage your team members to collaborate and live stream more efficiently.

👉 Analytics – Gain detailed analytics insights into your live streams’ performance and user engagement.

👉 360 Degrees Video Support – Go live even with recorded 360 degrees videos and engage with your viewers like never before.

👉 Mobile Phone Live Streaming – Live stream straight from your mobile phone camera without worrying about your remote location or having access to your desktop.

⚙️ What Tools can be used with OneStream Live?

The usefulness of OneStream Live multiplies beyond count when you can integrate it with your favorite live streaming tools. The following tools work great with OneStream:

✳️ OBS

OBS is one of the most popular all-in-one live streaming tools comprising an encoder that transforms your video file format from RAW to digital. It is a free, open-source, and compatible platform that makes live streaming effortless.

✳️ Zoom

Zoom is a professional video conferencing tool and a popular choice for individuals and businesses alike. It’s easy to use and offers a free option that works well with OneStream Live.

✳️ Wirecast

Wirecast is a professional live streaming software top-rated amongst churches, TV shows, DJs, and other professional streamers.

✳️ XSplit

XSplit is a robust live streaming production studio that powers countless live and pre-recorded streams across the globe. It is highly recommended and a perfect solution for producing and delivering rich video content.

✳️ ECamm

ECamm is a webcam software for Mac that allows you to stream in 4K and add overlays and stream with a green screen.
Moreover, when integrating with these tools, it’s crucial to consider authentication protocols. Depending on your security requirements, you may choose between SAML and OAuth to ensure a secure and seamless integration.

 

🧩 How to Get Started with OneStream Live?

OneStream Live is an easy-to-use go-to live streaming solution that can get you sorted out within minutes. Follow these simple steps to get started:

1. Sign-Up

Sign up FREE on OneStream Live with a unique username and password. You will need your email address to register.

2. Choose your Plan

You can get started for free and later upgrade to any of the four plan choices according to your needs and requirements. Starting from as low as $10/month, these plans offer excellent features that you can check out for yourself.

3. Choose Platforms

Once you have logged into the OneStream Live Dashboard, select the platforms you’d like to stream to and connect your socials to the dashboard. You can stream to over 45 top streaming platforms from this single touchpoint. If you don’t see your desired streaming destination, you can use Custom RTMP streaming.

4. Go Live

Once you have your social platform connected, it’s time to go live. You can live stream your pre-recorded videos, host real-time streams using OneStream Studio, and go live using third-party RTMP encoders such as OBS, Zoom, etc.

🔦 How Can I Go Live Using OneStream Live?

There are multiple options that you can exploit to go live using OneStream Live:

👉 Stream Directly from your Browser

With OneStream Live, you don’t need any streaming software to broadcast your video content. You simply log in to your OneStream Dashboard, add your channels, connect your webcam and microphone, and you’re ready to stream!

👉 Stream from your Mobile

You can also live stream from your iPhone or Android device using OneStream Live. OneStream web dashboard is responsive and will easily adapt to your mobile/tablet screen to provide you the same experience as you have on a normal desktop computer.

Read More: Mobile Phone Streaming – Live Stream from your Mobile like a Pro

👉 Stream using a Streaming Software

Apart from the third-party tools mentioned above, OneStream Live works equally well in tandem with Restream, Streamyard, BeLive, vMix, Switcher Studio, and Stream Deck (to name a few).

Read More: The Mind-Blowing Compatibility of OneStream Live with Third-Party Apps

👉 Create Branded Streams with OneStream Studio

You can create your own live streams using OneStream Studio and multicast them on 45+ social media and the web simultaneously. It works just like Zoom. You can invite up to 10 guests on screen and up to 14 backstage. You can customize your shows with multiple layout options, creative overlays, intros and outros, countdown timers, virtual backgrounds, snap cam filters and much more. You can also sell your products online via Live Sales.

Read More: Introducing OneStream Studio

👉 Upload & Schedule Pre-recorded Videos

You can upload and schedule your pre-recorded videos and queue them to broadcast on your desired date and time. You can upload your recording to OneStream Dashboard through multiple upload options.

Read More: How to Live Stream Pre-Recorded Videos on Facebook, YouTube, and Other Social Media?

👉 Stream on your Website

You can live stream directly to your website through OneStream Live’s Universal Embed Player feature. Using RTMP source streaming, embedding streams on your website is just a matter of a few clicks.

Read More: How to Embed Live Streams on your Website with OneStream Live

👉 Stream on your Personalized Webpage

Create your own personalized webpage using Hosted Live Pages. Use several customization options, including backgrounds, colors, fonts, player settings, and more. Live chat with your viewers and engage with them like never before.

❗What can you Do with OneStream Live?

OneStream Live has a diverse user base, from gamers to media outlets, churches, and other non-profits, musicians, state authorities, and celebrities. There are countless exciting ways to create engaging video content with OneStream Live:

➡️ Create live shows

➡️ Stream music videos

➡️ Broadcast live interviews

➡️ Start podcasts and live stream the video

➡️ Create tutorials and how-to videos

➡️ Conduct products demos

➡️ Host live contests and giveaways

➡️ Sell your products via live sales

Read More: Top 10 Content Ideas for Live Streaming

🎯 Let’s Wrap Up

OneStream Live is your ultimate multistreaming partner for a seamless live streaming experience. With commendable features for both individuals and companies, anyone can leverage OneStream Live to take their live streams to the next level and multistream to over 45+ social media simultaneously. When you choose OneStream Live, you have our product to count on and an expert Support Team to look up to for any queries and concerns.

So, are you ready to Get Started with OneStream Live?

Download OneStream Mobile App.

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OneStream Live is a cloud-based live streaming solution to create, schedule, and multistream professional-looking live streams across 45+ social media platforms and the web simultaneously. For content-related queries and feedback, write to us at [email protected]. You’re also welcome to Write for Us!

Saba Mohsin
Saba Mohsin
Saba is the Digital Marketing Manager at OneStream Live. With a passion for cutting-edge technologies, and a fusion of tech-savvy brilliance and narrative flair, she crafts compelling digital narratives that keep readers on the edge of their screens.

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