Service Requirements

Attention! Please follow requirements to avoid issues with the quality of the broadcast.


  • Codec: H.263
  • Bitrate: 400 - 8,000 kbps
  • Mode: CBR (CFR)
  • Keyframe Interval: 2 Seconds
  • Resolution: 480x270p
  • Max Frame Rate: 30


  • Codec: AAC
  • Bitrate: 96 - 192 kbps

 Tip: More information about requirements can be found here.

Setting up Ustream

In order to add Ustream you need a paid subscription with Restream.  

1. Go to the Restream Dashboard

 Tip: You can create a new account or sign-in to your existing account.

2. Choose “Add a Channel.”

3. Choose “Custom RTMP” from the Channel Listing.

4. Head over to the Ustream Dashboard and select "Create Channel"

 Tip: Click here if you've already created a channel.

5. Give your channel a name and click "Create"

6. Click "Broadcast Settings" from within your channel

7. Beside "Encoder Settings" choose "View"

8. Copy your "Stream Key" and "RTMP URL"

9. Paste your "Stream Key" and "RTMP URL" in Restream and choose "Add Channel"


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