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What are the minimum hardware requirements and recommendations for live streaming?

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Computer:

We recommend a PC or Mac with minimum of 4 GB RAM and a CPU equivalent or faster than an Intel i5. Slower CPU's will work but may fall behind the encoding process when using a high bitrate or performaing a multiple bitrate broadcast.

Camera (or webcam):

A camera which supports what is referred to as "webcam mode" or "PC mode" . With such cameras the video/audio feed can be sent to your computer using the USB port without the need for a video capture card.

Video capture card:

A video capture card if your camera does not support "webcam mode" or "PC mode". We recommend using a video capture card that is Directshow compliant to ensure compatibility with Flash Media Live Encoder.

IP Camera:

If using an IP camera, we recommend Axis brand IP cameras as some of their IP cameras are compatible with Flash Media Live Encoder. Otherwise click here to learn how to send your IP camera feed to Flash Media Live Encoder or your choice of live encoder.

 

Before making a purchase we recommend you google your video device model to see if there are any reports of compatibility issues with FMLE. Try googling your device brand or model in combination with the keyphrase "flash media live encoder".

What are the minimum hardware requirements and recommendations for live streaming?

Computer:

We recommend a PC or Mac with minimum of 4 GB RAM and a CPU equivalent or faster than an Intel i5. Slower CPU's will work but may fall behind the encoding process when using a high bitrate or performaing a multiple bitrate broadcast.

Camera (or webcam):

A camera which supports what is referred to as "webcam mode" or "PC mode" . With such cameras the video/audio feed can be sent to your computer using the USB port without the need for a video capture card.

Video capture card:

A video capture card if your camera does not support "webcam mode" or "PC mode". We recommend using a video capture card that is Directshow compliant to ensure compatibility with Flash Media Live Encoder.

IP Camera:

If using an IP camera, we recommend Axis brand IP cameras as some of their IP cameras are compatible with Flash Media Live Encoder. Otherwise click here to learn how to send your IP camera feed to Flash Media Live Encoder or your choice of live encoder.

 

Before making a purchase we recommend you google your video device model to see if there are any reports of compatibility issues with FMLE. Try googling your device brand or model in combination with the keyphrase "flash media live encoder".