Broadcasting to LinkedIn

LinkedIn Live is currently available to approved users only. See here for details.

Broadcasting to LinkedIn starts in the Destination menu, in the bottom right of the Main Window. Select LinkedIn. The LinkedIn Login button will appear at the bottom of the Main Window.

If you’ve never logged into LinkedIn with Ecamm Live, click Login now. You’ll be greeted with the same options you have to log into LinkedIn on the web.

Once you’re logged in, you can dive straight in by clicking Go Live, but there are a couple of options you’ll want to check out first.

In the bottom left of the Main Window, you’ll see the words Enter a description… Click the words to enter the description that will display along with your live stream.

Ending a LinkedIn Broadcast

Click Finish or type ⌘E to end the broadcast.

Post-broadcast options

After clicking Finish we’ll present you with a message confirming your broadcast has ended, and offer several options for your next steps.

On LinkedIn, a recording of your Live broadcast is now available as part of your timeline, automatically.

View Post - click to reveal the post in your default web browser.

The next two items concern a local recording of your broadcast.

Show File - click to reveal the local video file in your Mac’s Finder.

Send To YouTube - click to send the local video file to your YouTube Account. If you’ve never used the YouTube feature, you’ll be asked to sign in when you press the Send To YouTube button. You’ll then be presented with a form to add information about your upload, and set its visibility options. Once you’ve uploaded, you can close the dialog box or you can click to Go To YouTube to view your upload.

Logging out of LinkedIn

Ecamm Live will stay logged into LinkedIn unless you manually log out, or if you remove Ecamm Live from your LinkedIn Permitted Services. If you’d like to log out of LinkedIn, with LinkedIn selected in the Destination menu, go to the Ecamm Live menu at the top of your display, and select Log Out LinkedIn. In the Main Window, we’ll ask to confirm before logging you out. Click Log Out and it will be so.


Broadcasting to Twitch or Twitter

Broadcasting starts in the Destination menu, in the bottom right of the Main Window. Select the platform. The Login button will appear at the bottom of the Main Window.

If you’ve never logged into the platform with Ecamm Live, click Login now. You’ll be greeted with the same options you have to log in on the web.

Once you’re logged in, you can dive straight in by clicking Go Live, but there are a couple of options you’ll want to check out first.

Broadcast Options

There is just one option for Twitch broadcasts. In the bottom left of the Main Window, you’ll see the words Enter a description… Click the words to enter the description that will display along with your live stream.

Likewise, for Twitter you’ll find an option to activate a low-latency mode.

View Viewer Chat Comments

During Twitch broadcasts, any chat messages your audience makes on your live broadcast will be displayed in the Comments and Reactions window. Additionally, at the top of the Main Window we’ll display a live count of viewers, visible only to you.

Ending a Broadcast

Click Finish or type ⌘E to end the broadcast.

Post-broadcast options

After clicking Finish we’ll present you with a message confirming your broadcast has ended, and offer two other options for your next steps.

Show File - click to reveal the local video file in your Mac’s Finder.

Send To YouTube - click to send the local video file to your YouTube Account. If you’ve never used the YouTube feature, you’ll be asked to sign in when you press the Send To YouTube button. You’ll then be presented with a form to add information about your upload, and set its visibility options. Once you’ve uploaded, you can close the dialog box or you can click to Go To YouTube to view your upload.

Logging Out

Ecamm Live will stay logged in unless you manually log out, or if you remove Ecamm Live from the platform’s connected apps. If you’d like to log out, with Destination selected in the Destination menu, go to the Ecamm Live menu at the top of your display, and select Log Out.

Next article: Broadcasting to Other Services using RTMP

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