How do I set up streaming software to work with Facebook?

Computer help
Streaming software allows you to show a computer screen and use broadcasting equipment when streaming to Facebook.
The streaming software (also referred to as encoding software) that's best for you may depend on the type of content you plan to stream.

Streaming software partners:
There are several developers and programs you can use to stream on Facebook, including:
See a full list of streaming software partners.

Set up:
The process to set up your streaming software depends on the software you're using.
Copy and paste the server URL and stream key to your encoding software. Each encoding software has its own configuration.
In most cases, you need to find and edit stream settings and configure a custom streaming server or RTMP server as the type and enter the copied server URL and/or stream key.
Review your encoder's help documentation for more information on configuring a custom RTMP stream.

Video format guidelines:
Learn about video format guidelines for live streaming on Facebook.
Note: Consider enabling a secure connection if your encoding software supports RTMPS.
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