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Connect vMix to Restream

Learn how to set up and use vMix with Restream.

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Written by Becca
Updated over a week ago

vMix is a versatile streaming software with numerous features and customization options. Pair it with Restream to broaden your audience.


How to connect vMix to Restream

  1. Download and launch vMix.

  2. Select the Stream menu.

  3. Open the Destination menu and select Restream.

  4. Click Login and Update Channels.

  5. Log into your Restream account and authorize vMix to access your account.

  6. Open the Channel menu and choose a server.

  7. Click Save and Close.


Requirements

Recommended Output settings:

  • Set Keyframe Frequency to 2 seconds.

  • Set Profile to Main.

  • Enable Strict CBR.

  • Enable Keyframe Aligned.

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


Monitoring your stream

Once you've initiated your broadcast via vMix, 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.

💡 Easily view all incoming chat messages in one place.

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