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Stream to JW Player with Socialive

JW Live enables you to easily broadcast and manage your event live to your audience around the world. All you need to get started is a video source (typically, a camera), an internet connection, and Socialive. This article provides steps to stream to JW Player using Socialive.


To broadcast to JW Player, you need to be a Socialive Administrator in your Socialive account.


  1. Log into the JW Platform Dashboard.
  2. Go to Live Channels > Create. Create and configure your Live Channel.
  3. Once your Live Channel is created, under Encoder Details, copy the Stream URL and Stream Key.
  4. In Socialive Studio, follow the steps to add an RTMP connection.
  5. Set up your broadcast in Socialive. When you are ready, click Start Broadcast.
  6. In JW Player, click Go Live to start the live stream.

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