A Guide to Getting Started With Live Streaming

Live Streaming has taken the world head-on. No longer are communities required to gather together in person in order to stay engaged with each other. As the world changes, our methods of communicating and reaching people need to as well.

In this blog series, we are going to cover live streaming from the why to the how. The goal is to take away all of the noise and make it easier for you and other organizations to get started live streaming in a world ripe for an online presence. ProPresenter 7 adds so much more flexibility over a live stream and online presence than ever before. Whether you are looking to add graphics, videos, or lyrics, we’ve got you covered!

Think of this blog post as your guide. We’ve included below a list of some the easiest, the freest, and even some of the more advanced or comprehensive ways to go online with your content.


1. The Different Hardware & Software Terminology Used for Live Streaming

Getting started in live streaming can be overwhelming! Mostly because there is so much different hardware and software out there. There are also many different terms used by people and for many, it’s a new vocabulary set. This post seeks to help you understand the different hardware, software, and terms used in the live stream world.

2. How to Start Live Streaming Fast, Free, & Easy

Are you wanting to see some basic ways to get online? We’ve got you covered in this blog post. Whether it’s saving money, trying to get online fast to meet a deadline, or finding the easiest route to stream, we think we have some great ideas to get you started!

3. Live Streaming on a Small Budget

If you know that you want to have some flexibility over what content you show to your audience but still want to respect an honest budget, then this blog post will help you. In this, we cover just a few of the basic hardware and software combinations you can use to show your content online while creating a live presence of decent quality.

4. Four Creative Ways to Use ProPresenter When Live Streaming

There are so many unique and creative ways to use ProPresenter in a live stream. It can be used for lower thirds, pre-recorded content, PIPs and more! Here is our take on some fun ways to get started using ProPresenter with a live stream!

5. Navigating Copyright for Live Streams

Copyright can be frustrating. Many times it’s hard to find the answers you’re actually looking for in regards to copyright. We wanted to take the guesswork out and give you some of the answers ourselves! Let us do the heavy lifting so you can focus on what matters most.

6. Using ProPresenter 7 to Switch Live Video Inputs

Did you know that ProPresenter itself is now capable of both being a software video switcher AND a live stream encoder? Add on the fact that you can create content, and display it on your streams and now you have an all in one solution like no other. Let’s look at how you can use ProPresenter to manage the video for your live stream!

Renewed Vision

Renewed Vision was established in 2000 as an endeavor to create world class production tools for ministries. Since then, we have served organizations around the world and our passion for excellent software for live events is burning just as bright today as it did when we began.

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