We will divide the most important video requirements into mandatory and optional. Mandatory are the ones you will not be able to upload your video without and optional are the ones that provide smoother performance.
Video format - MP4, MOV, M4V or MKV
Encoding - H264
Audio codec - AAC
Keyframe - 2
Maximum Video size:
500MB - Standard plan;
2GB - Professional plan;
5GB - Premium plan;
10GB - Business plan.
Maximum Video Duration:
30 minutes - Standard plan;
1 hour - Professional plan;
2 hours - Premium plan;
4 hours - Business plan
Max video resolution - Full HD 1080p (1920x1080).
Video FPS - 30 or 60.
Rate control mode - CBR (since videos naturally tend to be formatted with VBR you will most likely need to re-encode it for a smoother experience).
Bitrate - depends on the platforms you stream to. Please check this article.
We recommend you add an additional 15-20 seconds in the beginning and end of your video (for example, an intro and outro screen) to avoid any critical parts being cut out. End platforms need some time to properly process your incoming stream.
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