Live stream to YouTube

« to Live streaming: Overview

Who: Host and Producers
Plan: Standard, Pro, and Riverside for Business
Device: Computer Browser

Live stream your Riverside recording session on YouTube to reach a broader audience.

Before you broadcast your first live stream, it's important that you:

Please note:

We are gradually releasing updates to live stream features. If you see Status=Disabled, Hover=Yes (1).png at the top of your studio, scroll to the bottom of the article for the beta version steps.

Step by step

  1. Using a computer, log in to your YouTube account.
  2. At the top of YouTube's homepage, click Create.
  3. Choose Go Live.
  4. In the pop-up window, choose when to go live.
  5. Next to the preferred start option, click Start.
  6. Next to Streaming software, click Go.
  7. In the menu at the left, click Stream.
  8. In the pop-up, indicate whether the video is made for kids and click Save.
  9. Click the Stream Settings tab.
  10. Under Stream key, select Default stream key (RTMP, Variable).
  11. Copy the Stream Key and URL and paste it in the Live Stream settings of your Riverside Studio.
  12. In the Riverside Studio, start recording to begin the live stream feed.
    • If you have scheduled your stream on YouTube, you must return to the YouTube page and click GO LIVE in the upper-right corner.
  13. When you are ready to end the stream, click Stop on Riverside.



Step by step - beta version

  1. Log in to your Riverside account.
  2. In the ☰ menu on the left, hover over the Studio, and click ••• [the three dots].
  3. Click Go to Studio.
  4. On the Lobby page, enter your details and click Join Studio.
  1. At the top of the Studio, click Live Stream off.
  2. Under Stream to social, click the  youtube-circle.svg YouTube logo.
  3. In the pop-up, under the details on Google's User Data Policy, tick the box next to I agree.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. In the new window, sign in to your Google or YouTube account.
  6. Click Connect
  7. Under Select what can access, tick the box next to Manage your YouTube account.
  8. Click Continue.
  9. Click the YouTube channel to stream to.
  10. Click Done.
  11. Add the relevant live stream social media post details
  12. Click Go live in your Riverside studio to start the live stream.

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