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YouTube Streaming

Here’s how to live stream from Moonlight VC to YouTube:

1. Click on the Livestream icon in Moonlight VC and select YouTube from the drop-down menu.

  • Click on your profile picture in the upper right-hand corner, and select¬†YouTube Studio¬†from the dropdown.
  • Once YouTube Studio loads, head to the left side of the screen, under “Other Features,” and select¬†Live Streaming¬†from that list.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the now open streaming page and click the¬†Reveal¬†button under the¬†Encoder Setup¬†module‚Äďthis is where you’ll find the¬†Stream Key.
  • To access the Live Control Room, click the¬†creation¬†icon¬†¬†in the upper right-hand corner of Youtube and select¬†Go Live,¬†which will take you to¬†www.youtube.com/livestreaming/.
  • A pop-up will automatically appear where you can customize your live stream details (such as title and description, category, setting your live stream as public, private, or unlisted, and scheduling for later).

After adding details, click Create Stream. The Stream Setup Help will automatically pop up, where you will find your stream key.

Copy the¬†Stream Key¬†from Step 2a or 2b and add it to the¬†Live stream key field in Moonlight VC‚Äďthen click Start Stream.

In some scenarios, you may see an error on the preview screen‚ÄĒbut once you click¬†Go Live, the stream will be broadcast directly to YouTube.

4. Back on your YouTube streaming page, you’ll see that your session shows up as LIVE, as well as the share options just beneath your video.

 

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