What are the video format guidelines for live streaming on Facebook?

Live streaming on Facebook supports many different video specifications. Your internet speed and your hardware capabilities determine what your best choices are.
These guidelines will perform well in most situations. For the best results, make sure to test your stream before any planned events.
Live Video Recommendations
Video Options:
  • Resolution: 1080p (1920 x 1080)
  • Frames per second: 30 fps
  • Bitrate range: 3,000-6,000 Kbps
  • Keyframe: 2 seconds
  • Video codec: H.264, Level 4.1
  • 8-hour time limit
Audio Options:
  • Sample rate: 44.1 kHz
  • Channel layout: Stereo
  • Bitrate: 128 Kbps
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