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Tutorials · 7 min read

How to build a live streaming app in 3 steps

Learn how to create a fully functional live streaming application with api.video and React Native

Yohann Martzolff · March 31, 2022

Video trends · 3 min read

How many live streams can I run at once?

With api.video - as long as you have enough cameras (and enough network bandwidth) there is no limit to how many live streams you can run concurrently.

Doug Sillars · November 18, 2021

Tutorials · 5 min read

Watermarking your video or live stream

Many of our customers are interested in creating a watermark on their videos. Learn how in this post!

Doug Sillars · May 25, 2021

Tutorials · 8 min read

Building record.a.video part 1: MediaDevices.getUserMedia() for camera and audio recording

With record.a.video, we grab the camera and microphone inputs from the device to record the video. The MediaDevices.getUserMedia() API allows the browser to interact with external media devices, and read their output.

Doug Sillars · March 29, 2021

Tutorials · 5 min read

Building "Loom" in the browser: record a video with api.video

Building a video recording app like Loom - in the browser! Share your camera and screen, and get a shareable link to your video. Not only is it possible, but we added live streaming as well!

Doug Sillars · March 26, 2021

Tutorials · 8 min read

Live stream to the browser with FFMPEG CLI and Python

Learn how to set up ffmpeg and run a live stream using your Mac's web camera. Once we've got that working, we'll set up the command in a python script and after that, the sky's the limit!

Erikka Innes · March 4, 2021

Tutorials · 4 min read

Live stream from your Android phone

Live streaming from your phone can be as involved as you'd like. In this post, we'll use a free Android application to create a live stream at api.video. In future posts, we'll build an Android streaming app.

Doug Sillars · February 24, 2021

No-code · 9 min read

Live stream with OBS and api.video

Using OBS, we'll set up a live stream, connect it to api.video, and live stream to the browser!

Erikka Innes · February 23, 2021

Tutorials · 14 min read

Sharing a video: sending a video via live stream

Video on demand (VOD) is a great way to give your customers a way to watch videos when *they* want to watch them. But what if you want that recorded video to be played at a specific time? This is not possible with VOD, but is possible with a video live stream. In this post, we'll walk through the steps required to convert a recorded video into a video live stream for scheduled playback.

Doug Sillars · February 9, 2021

Tutorials · 3 min read

Create a Live Stream

Live streaming your content is a great way to connect with your audience. In this tutorial, we'll walk through he steps you need to follow to set up a video livestream.

Doug Sillars · May 4, 2020