A common next step when people start streaming is the desire to add lyrics or lower thirds to their video. It’s actually really easy to do with the popular Blackmagic Designs ATEM Switchers. You can use this method to add lower thirds to your stream o Facebook Live, or Youtube live streaming, or any where you send your stream.
Several people have said they have struggled to get MX Light working for their live stream. I’ve put together a video that takes you step-by-step how to install and configure MX Light and get it working for your live stream.
There are many setups you can use for live streaming your church service. This is one method on a PC that I like for a couple reasons. I like the Blackmagic H.264 Pro Recorder because it takes a lot of load off your computer’s CPU. Unfortunately not many programs work with the pre-encoded signal that the Pro Recorder creates. (OBS will *not* work.) But MX Light was created for just this purpose.
How to get great audio in your live stream. In this video I describe some ways you can improve how your live stream sounds. First you need to understand what the differences are between your Front of House mix and your Streaming Mix. Once those are understood, you can begin to make the proper adjustments to improve your streaming audio. These techniques can be applied if you are streaming on Facebook Live or YouTube, or using a streaming provider. Improve your church’s streaming audio today!
I’ve started a new series of videos on Live Streaming Your Worship Service on my youtube channel. It’s going to cover a lot of the nuts and bolts of how to successfully stream your church service online. Our streaming has been fairly successful with an average of 500 unique IP addresses streaming our service each week. I hear quite often from people who can’t make it to church for one reason or another, older folks who are no longer mobile, or even a business man who was out of town about how helpful it was for them to be able to tune in and feel like they are still a part of the church.
This first video covers a general overview of where to start and some best practice for streaming.