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XSplit Configuring

XSplit Broadcaster is a live video streaming tool by SplitMediaLabs Limited. It is commonly used for live streaming from Video games and is considered to be one of the most popular programs in this field.

XSplit Characteristics:

  • A shareware program
  • Opportunity of installing plugins (both paid and the free ones)
  • Opportunity of streaming from several resources
  • Opportunity of desktop streaming
  • Opportunity of videogames streaming

Step 1. Setting up the encoder

To start working with the encoder, you should first download it via link and install it.

Step 2. Configuring the encoder

After the program is launched, add the resources for the stream (you may add several resources, including desktop streaming).


Open the “Broadcast” section and add “Custom-RTMP” channel.


The “Channel Properties” section will open. Fill here the fields Video Encoding and Audio Encoding.

We would recommend to apply the following settings:

Video Audio
Format: H.264 Format: AAC
Bit Rate: 2500–4000 Kbps Bit Rate: 96 Kbps
Size: 1280 x 720 Sample Rate: 44100 Hz
Frame Rate: 30.00 fps Channels: mono

Fill the “Channel” fields

You will find the data for the following fields in the “Setup Instructions” section under “Publication Links”.

  • RTMP URL = URL primary
  • Stream Name = Streams

Save the settings of your profile.



Choose the profile you created in the “Broadcast” section.

Publishing should start automatically.


Step 3. Stream Publication

  • You’ll see information and status of the stream on the screen.
  • If the previous point didn't work - please ensure that you filled all the fields correct.


Step 4. Stream checking and embedding the player into a website.

Open the “Player” tab in your account.

Here you may watch your stream and copy the player code for embedding it into a webpage.