We’ve heard many people talk about wanting to start streaming with something more than just a smartphone, but having no idea where to start. Without having a basic understanding of how live streaming works, it could be very intimidating to even try. To help figure this out, we will try to explain how to live stream in the simplest terms possible. We will go over the basic ingredients and steps of how to do a live stream, as well as provide some example setups.
It’s important to understand that each camera, encoder, and streaming platform is a bit different, which is why this article goes over the very basic principles of how to live stream. Regardless of which equipment you are using or what it is you are planning to stream, understanding these basic components and steps will allow you to figure out how to live stream any scenario, big or small.