How to stream to YouTube using the Orah 4i


  • Your Orah 4i is connected to the processing unit, the processing unit is turned on and you are connected to the web app


Setup YouTube for the live stream

Connect to your Youtube account, click on your profile image on the right and on "Creation Studio"


Then in the Creator Studio menu, click on "Live streaming" then on "Events" and "New live event"


Then configure your event basic information:

  1. Enter your event name
  2. Enter the event description
  3. Select the sharing rights
  4. Select the "Custom" type
  5. Go to the advanced settings
  6. Tick the "This live stream is 360°" box
  7. Create the event


On the event page, select the basic ingestion parameters. We recommend using 4K unless your connection can not handle it. In this case, select the configuration that best matches your connection (you can target a resolution that will use 70-80% of your upload speed)

Retrieve the Primary server and stream name then save the changes

Setup and launch the live stream in the Orah web app

Once on the WebApp, click on the "Broadcast" button on the upper-right of the web page. This will open a broadcast window.

Then click on the sheet icon to create a new preset for YouTube

In the new preset window

  1. Enter your YouTube stream URL and name in the ingest URL and stream key fields
  2. Select your encoding parameters, the profile can be baseline, main or high and the bitrate can be set between 2500 and 50000 kbps
  3. Save the preset, you will be asked to name it

Then go back to the preview

Then click on the "Start streaming" button to launch the stream

Launch the stream on YouTube

Go back to the YouTube event page and go to the live control room

In the Live Control room, the stream health should be good. You can then launch the preview.

When the "Start streaming" button is enabled, click on it and, when the live stream has started, go to the view page to check the stream

You're now live on YouTube!


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