The BoxCast Blog

Learn along your live streaming journey with posts designed to help you become a better broadcaster.

HEVC (H.265) vs. AVC (H.264): What’s the Difference?

We’ve all been there: Watching an online video, movie, or sporting event when suddenly, the screen freezes up, or the quality isn't what it previously was. No matter what you’re watching, this abrupt loss of quality is incredibly frustrating.

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HDMI vs. SDI Video Connections: What's the Difference?

When you’re streaming events live, there are a few ways to output video and audio from a video source to a streaming device. Two of the most common...

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What is HLS Streaming and When Should You Use it for Live Video?

Understanding streaming protocols can make a huge difference for your broadcast. Latency, reliability of the stream, and accessibility for your...

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Top 5 Reasons Your Church Should Be Live Streaming

Savvy churches know they can’t hope everyone they want to reach just walks in their doors. They have to go where people are: online. A robust digital...

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5 Ways to Attract New Members To Your Church

In an era in which people are often overcommitted and pulled in too many directions, how can you ensure your message reaches the masses? Today’s...

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How This Videographer Live Streams Hybrid Events + Conferences Using BoxCast

Wade Clark is no stranger to streaming events. When the technical challenge arises to coordinate, produce, and stream a live event — all with a...

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Multistreaming: How to Live Stream to Multiple Destinations at Once

Streaming to lots of different platforms and destinations (known in the live streaming industry as simulcasting or multistreaming) can help you reach...

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What’s the Best Frame Rate + Shutter Speed for Sports Video?

This post explains why frame rate and shutter speed are so important when it comes to capturing sports video. Dig into the best frame rates you need...

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Stream and Go Live with Prerecorded Videos on Facebook, YouTube, and More — BoxCast Simulated Live

Wouldn’t it be great if you could broadcast a video as if it were live … without it actually being live? If you’re live streaming to Facebook,...

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How to Archive and Store Live Streams

You're a broadcaster who live streams a lot of video content for your viewers. You know streaming live is one of the best ways to increase engagement...

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What is a Multi-Cam Setup? Get the Live Streaming Basics

Multi-camera streaming will take your video productions to the next level. Broadcasting with multiple cameras makes your live stream a more immersive...

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How to Live Stream to Facebook and YouTube at the Same Time

Social streaming is an incredibly useful way to get your live videos seen by the largest number of people possible. One of the best ways to broadcast...

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What is a CDN and Why is it Critical to Broadcast Live Streams?

Live streaming has revolutionized the way we consume media across the world. As a result of so many users accessing, uploading, and exploring the...

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