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Connect Streamlabs to Restream

Learn how to set up and use Streamlabs with Restream.

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StreamLabs is a great software option for adding more control to your streaming setup and sending your feed through Restream to your preferred destinations.


How to connect StreamLabs to Restream

  1. Download StreamLabs.

  2. Launch the app and click the ⚙️ gear icon in the bottom left corner.

  3. Select the Stream menu and choose Streaming Services.

  4. Under Service, select Restream.io.

  5. Copy your stream key from the Encoder page on Restream.

  6. Head back to StreamLabs and paste your stream key in the relevant field.

  7. Click Done.


Requirements

Recommended Output settings:

  • Change Output mode to Advanced.

  • Set Encoder to Software (x264).

  • Set Rate Control to CBR.

  • Set Keyframe Interval to 2 seconds.

  • Set Profile to Main.

For the rest of your settings, we recommend following the guidelines of your platforms.


Monitoring your stream

Once you've initiated your broadcast via Streamlabs, visit your Encoder page on Restream. Here, you can oversee your stream's performance, manage the channels you're streaming to, and keep an eye on viewer counts.

💡 Streamlabs also offers a mobile app to help you stream from your phone

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