Set streaming options

  1. Open a project or create a new project for a live event.
  2. Click Settings if Settings isn't already open. (It opens automatically when you create a new project.)
  3. Click Streaming and select your preferred streaming option.

    Note: A stream's resolution and frame rate can't be higher than the live output's resolution and frame rate (in Settings > Project > Project Settings).

    Streaming options:


Facebook Live


  • Click on Facebook Live Configuration to open a web browser and setup your Facebook Live streamfacebook_2.jpg
  • Click on Create Live Stream to launch the Facebook Live Producer interfacefacebook_3.jpg
  • Make sure that Use Stream Key is selected and copy the Server URL and Stream Key to the corresponding fields in VEGAS Stream and click the Done buttonvegas_streaming_-_facebook_2.jpg

Microsoft Stream



  • If you have not set up a stream in Switchboard, click the Switchboard Configuration link to launch a web browser and go to the Switchboard websiteswitchboard1.jpg
  • Click on Create Encoder Workflowswitchboard2.jpg
  • Select Other from the list of encodersswitchboard3.jpg
  • Pick the location that is closest to you geographically from the dropdown listswitchboard4.jpg
  • Copy the Stream Server / URL and paste it into the Server URL field in Stream. Copy the Stream Key / Name and paste it into the Stream Key field.vegas_streaming_-_switchboard_2.jpg
  • Click the Done button.



  • Click on the dropdown menu under Server URL and select the location closest to you geographically
  • Click on Twitch Live Configuration to launch a web browser and go to your Twitch settingstwitch2.jpg
  • Click the Copy button next to your Primary Stream keyvegas_streaming_-_twitch_2.jpg
  • Paste they key into the Stream Key field
  • Click the Done button

YouTube Live

  • Start by creating a YouTube Live stream (see YouTube's page Create a live stream with an encoder )
  • Note: The YouTube documentation refers to an encoder. In this case VEGAS Stream is your encoder.vegas_streaming_-_youtube_1.jpg
  • Enter the Stream URL from YouTube in the Server URL field in Stream
  • Enter the Stream Key from YouTube in the Stream Key field in Stream
  • Click the Done button

RTMP (Real-Time Messaging Protocol)


  • Enter the URL of the RTMP server
  • Enter the Stream ID
  • Select a resolution and frame rate from the Output Format drop-down list.
  • Click the Done button.
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