Welcome to Socialive Studio! This is where the magic happens. The main content creation area of Socialive. It is often referred to as a TV control room in the cloud. This article provides an overview of the features of Socialive Studio.
Overview of the Portal
Sources Panel- This panel contains the Live Sources and Media tabs.
Within the Live Sources tab, you can see the video feeds from your camera, screen share, and your guests' feeds. This is where invite guests to your broadcast by clicking the button at the bottom of the tab.
On the Media tab, you can view and upload images and videos to diversify your broadcast and help keep viewers engaged. Learn how to upload media to use in your broadcasts.
Scenes Carousel - From the Scenes Carousel, you can add, duplicate, rearrange, and delete Scenes on your broadcasts. You can also double-click a Scene to send it live during a broadcast. Learn how to work with Scenes to create content in Socialive Studio.
Preview Panel - In the Preview panel, you can view your Scenes before sending it live, see the graphics as you add them, maximize a source within a feed, and send a Scene live during a broadcast.
Graphics and Layouts Panel- This panel contains the Graphics and Layouts panel.
From the Graphics panel, you can add graphics to your Scenes, such as lower-thirds and logos. You can also configure the graphics to toggle on and off with a hotkey. Learn how to upload and use graphics in Scenes.
The Layouts panel contains a wide variety of layouts to display multiple guests, videos, and screen shares at the same time. Check out the dimensions of all our templates, these will come in handy when designing graphics for your broadcasts.
Broadcast Panel- The Broadcast panel contains the Settings and Team Chat tabs.
Within the Settings tab, you can change the title of your broadcast and enter a description of it. Here you can also change whether you want to have a live broadcast or record only. If you choose to have a live broadcast, a series of distribution channel options where you can stream to will appear. Additionally, you can change the orientation of your broadcast from landscape to portrait under the Options drop-down.
The Team Chat tab allows you to communicate with your guests during the broadcast to queue them when it's their turn to go live.
Top Navigation Bar - From the top navigation bar, you can do the following:
Change the name of your broadcast.
Switch between Scenes and Performance mode. Please note that Performance mode is going to be deprecated soon.
View the version of Socialive Studio you are using.
Contact Socialive Support by clicking the Help button.
Quick link to do a speed test to check your internet connection.
Close or leave the broadcast.
Still looking for an answer?
Contact Socialive Support via live chat or email at email@example.com.