Restream.io multisite livestreaming with FFmpeg

Restream.io has a free basic service that streams to over 30 sites, from a single incoming stream from FFmpeg. While PyLivestream itself can live-stream to multiple sites using FFmpeg, this uses N times the data bandwidth for N sites, whereas restream.io takes one incoming stream and sends it to multiple sites, saving your Internet data bandwidth. This is useful for slow Internet connections or where Internet connection cost is expensive per gigabyte.

The free service from restream.io works for YouTube Live and Twitter livestreams among others.

  • connect restream.io to Twitter and Facebook to send stream notifications to your feed.
  • restream.io sends tweet containing preview/link to stream
  • use Titles on restream.io to set stream titles all at once (before stream start)