Streaming with Flash Media Encoder

Step 1: Setting up streaming informations.

Open the Flash Media Encoder and enter your stream details on the lower right corner as shown in the picture. The “FMS URL” field contains RTMP, your account name followed by srfms.com (srfms stands for Server Room Flash Media Server) slash (/) live slash (/). For example if your account name is demofs, your FMS URL will be rtmp://demofs.srfms.com/live/

In the “Stream Name” field, type in the name for your stream. You can have two streams at the same time but they must have different names. By default the stream name is livestream, but you can type in anything. After you have filled in these two fields click the “Connect” button.

streaming with flash media encoder

Step 2: Server auth.

Type your username and password, and then click “ok”.

streaming with flash media encoder

Step 3: Choose your video streaming device and bitrate.

Choose your preffered streaming device from the list, and personalize your video details.

streaming with flash media encoder

Step 4: Choose your audio streaming device and bitrate.

Choose your preferred streaming device from the list, and personalize your audio details. After that you will see your total bit rate on the bottom. The total bit rate is the sum of the audio bit rate and video bit rate. If you are streaming at high bit rates, make sure the upload speed on your internet connection can handle the shown bit rate in the encoder.

streaming with flash media encoder

Step 5: Check your settings.

After you reanalyze your settings click the “Start” button to begin streaming.

streaming with flash media encoder

Step 6: Stream started

Congratulations! You are streaming to our flash server. Now you can watch your stream and see some logs file.

streaming with flash media encoder

Step 7: Get Embedded Code

Now you need to place the embedded code for your stream on your website. Click here to generate your embedded code. Enter the same URL that you used in your Flash Encoder, and in the field “Stream” fill with the same stream name used in the encoder, but add the “.flv” file extension.

streaming with flash media encoder

Step 8: Preview the stream

After you have finished filling the fields click the “Update and preview code” button and watch the stream or copy the code.

streaming with flash media encoder

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