* Peatix Live is currently a limited service and is only available to organizers hosting paid events. Organizers need to apply in advance to use the service. For more information, please visit the Peatix Live service overview page.
Before livestreaming an event on Peatix Live, check that your PC and internet connection meet the following criteria:
- Windows 10 or higher
- macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or higher
We recommend that you update the operating system to the latest release.
- At least 8GB of RAM
- Processor capable of encoding h.264 in real-time
We recommend a machine released in the last 5 years.
Download the latest version of your broadcasting software choice. Here are the links to the official websites of two major streaming software:
Make sure to check that the upload speed of your internet connection meets the required speed for streaming. For Peatix Live, the upload bandwidth should at least be 16Mbps, though we would recommend 25Mbps or faster.
To determine your internet speed, you can run a speed test here. The test immediately starts upon accessing the page, but the speed being measured is the download speed. To check the upload speed, wait until the test is completed and click “Show more info”.
For information on the equipment necessary for streaming, check this help page: What will I need when going live on Peatix Live?