This guide provides instructions on how to use Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder to stream a live broadcast.
Login to your account and from your Broadcasts page click on Create a new live broadcast.
Enter a title and description for the broadcast and select the desired options. Click on Create broadcast once done. A new broadcast has now been created.
Click on the embed code button ( ) for the newly created broadcast. Copy and paste the embed code into your web page HTML source code.
If you use Wordpress or Joomla, please follow these instructions before embedding the playback code:
Wordpress users: Use the 'Text' tab when editing your page and enclose the embed code using <code> and </code> tags..
Joomla v1.5 users: Turn off HTML filtering by following the instructions found here.
Joomla v1.7 users: In the Joomla admin interface, set Article Manger → Options → Text Filters → Super Users → No Filter. Make sure that you only set this option for user groups that can be trusted as setting the Filter Type to 'No Filtering' will essentially allow the user to include any html in an article.
Joomla v2.5 users: In the Joomla 'Global Configuration' interface, click on 'Text Filters' tab and for the 'Super Users' group, set 'Filter Type' to 'No Filtering'. Make sure that you only set this option for user groups that can be trusted as setting the Filter Type to 'No Filtering' will essentially allow the user to include any html in an article.Still having embed issues with Joomla? If the video player still doesn't look right, change the default editor to 'Editor - None' (Site → Global Configuration → Site → Default editor). Paste the embed code and then switch back to your regular Joomla editor.
Download and install Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder either from Adobe's site (registration required) or by using the download link for it found on your Broadcasts page.
Following installation you will need to make a slight modification to the Flash Media Live Encoder configuration file in order to make Adaptive Bitrate Streaming stable for multi bitrate videos.
1. Open the Flash Media Live Encoder installation folder and edit the configuration file conf \ config.xml using any plain text editor.
Default FMLE installation locations:Windows: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Flash Media Live Encoder 3.2.
2. Find the <streamsynchronization> tag and two lines below it you'll see an <enable> tag. Change this parameter to true. i.e.:
3. Save the file.
The FMLE profile is a .xml file used to configure the encoding settings in Flash Media Live Encoder. From your Broadcasts page click on the red icon corresponding to the broadcast created. Download and save the FMLE profile for the newly created broadcast.
Start Flash Media Live Encoder and select File → Open Profile. Navigate to the folder where the FMLE profile was saved, select it, and click Open. You will receive a 'Profile validation' warning. This is normal and can be ignored. FMLE is now configured with the correct server and encoder settings for the newly created broadcast.
Select the video and audio device you'd like to capture and broadcast.
The preview window should now show the video feed being received from the selected video device. Device not showing? Click here for help.
If you'd like to save the live broadcast checkbox the Save to file option (more info on this option found here).
Click on the big green Start button to start the live broadcast. Your broacast should now be on air.
Try watching the live broadcast on your web page to confirm everything is working fine.
You can find instructions for streaming live on Facebook in our Facebook live streaming guide.