With Castr's Scheduler, you can schedule and stream pre-recorded videos live to your websites or social media on a specific date and time.

You can also choose to let your video run 24x7 with the Infinite Loop feature (available only from the Broadcast Infinity plan and onwards).

Requirements

  1. Multistream Broadcast x2 or Broadcast Infinity: Choose the plan which suits you best based on your video file size, or
  2. Any Live Streaming plan

Step 1: Set up Scheduler 

  1. Go to your Castr Dashboard > Create New > New Scheduled Stream
  2. Upload your pre-recorded video

Learn more on setting up Castr Scheduler here

For Scheduler trouble shooting, read more here


Notes:

  • You can upload only one file and have one scheduler active across all plans
  • You may choose to add your Publish Destination either in the Scheduler or in the livestream/multistream created

Step 2: Set up your Live Stream dashboard

1. Create New > New Live Stream

2. Connect Castr to your video source or encoder using the RTMP URL and Streaming Key as below

3. Open your Scheduler project > Add Publish Platform > Custom

4. Enter or paste the RTMP URL and Streaming Key from the livestream created
5. Switch the toggle to ON
6. Set your preferred mode: Scheduler or Infinite Loop

Step 3: Connect the video to your website or social media

Go back to your Live Stream project

  • To stream to social media: Click Add Publish Platform > Select your social media site(s)
  • To stream to your website: Copy the embed URL or iFrame snippet > Paste onto your website

That's it! You are all set to go live on your website and social media.


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