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Live Streaming Destinations

How to Stream to YouTube Live

This post looks at how to stream to YouTube Live. It covers the steps for streaming directly to the platform and how to stream to other locations like Twitter and Facebook Live. It’s part of our series on BoxCast Integrations. 

When you think about video on the internet, YouTube is the biggest name in the industry. With over 1 billion unique viewers each month, the platform is a powerful and effective space for sharing your digital video content.

As live video streaming rose in popularity over the past few years, YouTube slowly rolled out their own live streaming solution. Initially available to its creators with high subscriber rates, YouTube Live is now available to the masses.

As a powerful center of online video, many organizations find YouTube Live to be a great destination for their live streams.

How To Stream To YouTube Live

If your YouTube account is enabled for live streaming, you by connecting to your encoder (either software or hardware) via a streaming key. Here’s their instructions for going about doing that.

Most organizations desire an easier process for pushing a feed to YouTube Live. Additionally, they might want to stream to multiple locations at once. That’s where BoxCast helps.

How To Stream To YouTube Live With BoxCast

BoxCast makes it easy to stream directly to YouTube Live. BoxCast allows you to take your video feed from a video camera or production setup and stream a higher quality feed to your YouTube account.

Here’s how it works:


Furthermore, utilizing a method we call “simulcasting,” BoxCast empowers broadcasters to stream to other platforms at the same time.

Streaming to multiple platforms can be a great way to maximize your viewership and reach audiences everywhere.

If you're looking for the full support article with FAQ's on BoxCast's YouTube Live Integration, here's where you should go.

Final Thoughts + Further Reading

Facebook Live isn't the only great social platform out there. If you are streaming to Facebook Live, you should also consider streaming to Twitter or YouTube Live.

How to Stream to Twitter

How to Stream to Facebook Live