Using Owncast with OBS
This is a HOWTO on how to use Owncast with OBS.
- Install Owncast
- As a first step, change the streaming key. This is under
Home, you will find the Streaming URL.
- Put the above in OBS.
Customand paste the values from above:
- In OBS,
That's it! You can point your viewers to your owncast instance and they should see whatever you are streaming via OBS.
As described here, you can embed in another site like so:
<iframe src="https://your.host/embed/video" title="Owncast" height="350px" width="550px" referrerpolicy="origin" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen> </iframe>
There is also a HLS stream -
https://your.host/hls/stream.m3u8(put it straight into VLC or equivalent).
With defaults, I am seeing a roughly 10 second latency. Apparently, this is expected with HLS streaming . See https://github.com/owncast/owncast/issues/504 and https://github.com/owncast/owncast/issues/28#issuecomment-659690058
scooke last edited by
This is awesome! Thank you for making this available!
jdaviescoates last edited by
@girish OwnCast has an option to lower the delay - it's built in 10 seconds is default setting and expected, as you said.
Thanks for the nice tutorial!
The example you provide is:
would we put:
and reach the HLS (HTTP Live Stream) stream on e.g. VLC at:
@girish Thanks, so I think you should edit the last line in your original post in this thread to reflect this. http -->https