Live video streaming is the frontier where platforms and content creators are doing some great work. They are finding new ways to leverage the power and immediacy of live streaming video to achieve whatever business or personal goals they have.
Among the most popular and effective uses of live video streaming sites is bringing events closer to audiences who cannot attend them. If you’re wondering which free live video streaming sites and apps you should use for your events and why, here’s a list of the most popular ones in no particular order. You’re bound to find a good solution among them.
1. YouTube Live
YouTube is arguably the most popular video-sharing platform in the world. Among other things, YouTube is famous for being a website where people watch more than a billion hours of video content a day. It’s also the website where people perform more searches than on real search engines, giving YouTube the title of the second most popular search engine in the world.
YouTube’s live video streaming service is called YouTube Live. It’s available, free of charge, to any creator who verifies their account and activates the live streaming feature. You have a couple of options to start streaming to YouTube Live:
- Streaming from your mobile device via the YouTube app
- Simple streaming with your webcam, right from your browser via Restream Studio
- Streaming with an encoder, like OBS Studio
Which option you’ll choose is completely up to you. Streaming from your mobile device can be incredibly practical when streaming an event you’re attending. If, however, you need to set up some real gear for video streaming, streaming with Restream Studio is the best option. You easily start streaming directly from your browser in just a few clicks. It’s also an option that will give you the best stream quality thanks to the Full HD feature. Read more …