Facebook Live Streaming Tutorial for vMix
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Facebook Live Streaming Tutorial for vMix

Hi everyone today i’m going to show you
how you can connect your vMix production to stream directly to Facebook live it’s
very simple and straightforward you just need to go to the Settings section down
the bottom for streaming then go to facebook from the drop-down menu. Then select facebook settings now this is your facebook settings screen for your
facebook stream so as you notice at the top it says status not logged in so we
need to log into facebook by clicking this button so from this screen here you
just need to enter all of your facebook login information so that the mix can
connect you can take keep me logged into the mix by using this tip box and then
click login ok so you notice that the status has now
changed at the top to create a new stream below so we connected to facebook
now we need to create stream title and description so we’ll just call it
testing facebook and test then we can choose a location so we can do it to our
own facebook timeline to any pages that we have like the mix or any events that
we’ve created so let’s do our index page and then we all send it to our friends
you can choose which you like they’re from that menu then click create stream
this is going to send this information back to facebook and create that
particular strain there so at the moment you can only stream using 720p max for
facebook obviously this might change in the
future but at the moment we have this stream setup for 720 alright so once
that’s done we can click the Start stream and that will start a facebook
stream or you already have it setup you can use the stream button down the
bottom as well alright so now we currently streaming to
our Facebook live page so let’s add some audio for everybody listening let’s add a web browser input so we loaded up our web browser and now
as you can see we have our stream going directly to Facebook life and we have
one person viewing which could be me so yet to stop the stream to stop normally
and and they go that’s how you can stream to facebook live directly from
the mix thanks if you have any questions or comments please leave them below

45 thoughts on “Facebook Live Streaming Tutorial for vMix

  1. But when I use 1920×1080 or more
    In the live broadcast of the Trbak use camera phone via ip broadcast the image is very slow by ndi
    Please help me

  2. I used the free version and everything worked fine, but now that I purchased and installed the HD version, this Facebook option disappeared. What happened?

  3. Is it possible to broadcast to more than one FB page at a time? Or to simulcast to YouTube AND FB at the same time? I see that there is an rtmp address and key in the publishing tools. Can I use that and simulcast?

  4. I use Vmix SD, how can I stream to Facebook with it? Looks like am not having Facebook in the drop down menu? what do I need to have this option in my vMix version?

  5. hi, I tried streaming to FB following this tutorial but whenever I hit ""Create Stream" it pops up with an Error (#200) The user hasn't authorized the application to perform this action. Please help

  6. I used the free version too and the stream facebook configuration say me have a don´t permission to create a live video, what can i do?

  7. Hello. I have a question. Is there any way to make facebook live sceen bigger on facebook live for users that are watching with mobile devices with vmix? +vMix

  8. I noticed in the video that the "Use Hardware Encoder" box on the Streaming Setting window was not checked. Is that important?

  9. I noticed that when i Facebook live stream the stream works perfectly but what i noticed is that it continues to stream on facebook despite that i finished and ended the stream but on the Facebook post i still the time bar counting as well as the fact that i can not rewind it. How do i solve this problem?

  10. Hi, thanks for the video. My stream worked perfectly, however, there was no audio. I could hear the audio on my PC though when I click the audio button (turns green) on my video input. Any idea which setting I need to tweak. Do I need to add a separate audio input since the video has the sound I intend to stream?

  11. Hi, thank you for this tutorial. I am streaming a live video onto facebook, but I have a problem with the drop down menu under locations. It lists my timeline, pages I manage and events, but only 2 groups. The groups that I intend to stream onto are missing in this list. Why is this so?

  12. hey!!
    we are trying for the first time live streaming to facebook.
    we have a problem with login to facebook. its stucks after "continue as ……… "
    is somebody know how to fix it?

  13. HELP ME vmix!

    error streaming!

    Stream #0:1: Audio: pcm_s16le, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, s16, 1536 kb/s
    rtmp://rtmp-api.facebook.com:80/rtmp/1381448891878062?s_l=1&a=ATge3B67GP-8i2BS: Input/output error

    ffmpeg started on 2017-03-20 at 08:43:39
    Report written to "C:ProgramDatavMixstreamingstreaming 20170320-084339.log"
    ffmpeg version 2.8.git Copyright (c) 2000-2015 the FFmpeg developers
    built with gcc 4.8.1 (rev2, Built by MinGW-W64 project)
    configuration: –enable-gpl –enable-version3 –enable-libx264 –enable-zlib –enable-libfaac –enable-nonfree –cpu=i686 –enable-nvenc
    libavutil 55. 2.100 / 55. 2.100
    libavcodec 57. 3.100 / 57. 3.100
    libavformat 57. 2.100 / 57. 2.100
    libavdevice 57. 0.100 / 57. 0.100
    libavfilter 6. 9.100 / 6. 9.100
    libswscale 4. 0.100 / 4. 0.100
    libswresample 2. 0.100 / 2. 0.100
    libpostproc 54. 0.100 / 54. 0.100
    Guessed Channel Layout for Input Stream #0.1 : stereo
    Input #0, dshow, from 'video=vMix Video:audio=vMix Audio':
    Duration: N/A, start: 121773.076000, bitrate: 1536 kb/s
    Stream #0:0: Video: rawvideo (UYVY / 0x59565955), uyvy422, 1280×720, 29.97 tbr, 10000k tbn, 29.97 tbc
    Stream #0:1: Audio: pcm_s16le, 48000 Hz, 2 channels, s16, 1536 kb/s
    [tcp @ 0293ef80] TCP Buffer has been set to 3990528 bytes
    rtmp://rtmp-api.facebook.com:80/rtmp/1381448891878062?s_l=1&a=ATge3B67GP-8i2BS: Input/output error

  14. vMix Error
    Unable to connect to streaming server

    Unknown Error
    please tell me quickly how i will solve the error problem

  15. Please help when I click on start it's says, could not find steam ,click fb setting above ti create a new stream first. Send the error blah blah how can I get better live stream 😢😢😢😢

  16. I cant bring that Facebook browser. In you video you just click add and it seem working. In my case the window look like Facebook login page were i need to tipe all y login info. And i can to it( What i am doing wrong

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