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Wirecast Pro - Windows

Telestream

Wirecast Pro - Windows

Live video streaming production software for Windows

Product Code: TEL-WC-PRO-W

Suggested Retail Price £835+VAT

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  • Easy To Use Mix and swap video and audio shots with the click of a mouse. Move, drag, and resize sources and stack them in any order so you can get the look you want
  • Unlimited Destinations Stream to Facebook Live, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo Live, or ANY RTMP destination. Stream to more than one at a time.
  • Stream & Record Stream and record at the same time. Great for archiving or off-line editing, record MP4 or MOV files to any drive.
  • Unlimited Video Sources Cameras, microphones, webcams, IP cams, capture cards, and more. See a full list of compatible third-party capture devices.
  • Conferencing & Remote Production Rendezvous peer-to-peer conferencing comes built-in to Wirecast. Send guests a link to join your live broadcast.
  • Beautiful Graphics & Animated Titles Over 100 built-in graphics and titles. NewBlue Titler Live, free with Wirecast, is the best way to display animated graphics and titles with Wirecast.
  • Social Media Comments Built in Twitter comment curation and display. Display Facebook comments in animated titles using NewBlue Titler Live Express or NewBlue Titler Live Social.
  • Replay, Scoreboards, Clocks & Timers Great for sports producers. Wirecast has professional features let your live viewers follow the action in the moment, and never miss an important play.
  • Professional Audio ulti-channel audio ingest, support for ASIO, WASAPI and CoreAudio compatible devices. Mix up to 8 independent audio tracks, and add FX and processing.
  • Free Wireless Camera App Use Wirecast Go (iOS only) to bring in live mobile video from any Wi-Fi or LTE (cellular) connection.
  • Desktop, NDI & Web Capture Capture a variety of IP sources or anything on your computer screen or other computers. Automatically detect NDI and Syphon sources. Built-in web-browser can display live web pages.
  • Wirecast Rendezvous: remote live guests and production 7 guests
  • Rewritten WebStream Plugin The new, re-engineered WebStream plug-in introduces broader format, codec and network transport supports as well as configurable latency for all WebStream network devices.
  • Stinger Transitions Try these sample movies to use as custom transitions for your broadcasts
  • 'Smooth Transition' Properties The Smooth Transitions Properties tab in the editing window gives you full control over animated build in and build out transitions
  • Virtual Camera Improvements Rewritten for faster performance and better compatibility
  • MacBook Pro Touchbar Switcher Have a MacBook Pro? Use the touch bar for quick shot switching in Wirecast 11. Wirecast adds a shot switcher to the Touchbar, allowing the user to transition through shots quickly across a specific layer
  • Wirecast Web Services Two new services are available to you to enhance your capabilities - Wirecast Restream, Telestream's cloud-based live restreaming service, and Wirecast Live Captions, a cloud service that automatically embeds CEA-608 captions into your RTMP using speech-recognition.
  • Live Cross-Posting to Facebook Post your stream on multiple Facebook pages at the same time. Select pages to cross-post your live streams to directly inside Wirecast for wider distribution and to reach a larger audience.
  • Local Wi-Fi Camera Add unlimited iOS camera sources on your Local Area Network (LAN) using Wirecast Go’s free local camera feature. No need to use Rendezvous for local sources any longer.
  • PTZ Control Remotely control cameras with built-in pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ) features directly within Wirecast Pro using the new PTZ Controller window. Works with cameras that support VISCA over IP control, like PTZOptics cameras.
  • Multi-channel Audio Ingest Now you can bring in up to 16 channels of audio per source. Avoid unnecessary upstream mixing and get the sound you want in Wirecast. Support for ASIO and WASAPI compatible devices added.
  • IP cameras and web stream input (RTMP, MMS, HTTP, and RTSP)
  • Built-in PTZ Controller for Robotic Cameras (VISCA over IP)
  • Monitor output data and statistics 1-17-slot
  • NDI™ output
  • Available for Mac or Windows

Technology Guides

Easily stream professional-looking video with Wirecast

What are you waiting for? Communicate your message to the world with Wirecast, the award-winning video production software. Go live with just your webcam or connect multiple cameras, scoreboards, graphics and remote guests. Wirecast makes it easy to stream amazing-looking live and pre-recorded video to Facebook Live, YouTube, Twitter, Periscope and more. Try it.

Stream live? Wirecast has you covered

Education

Live stream graduations, award ceremonies, student news and sports, guest lectures, and classroom lessons to your community. Wirecast is used at every level of education.

Houses of Worship

Engage and expand your remote congregation with live streams of your services and events. Reach out and touch more people.

Live Event Production

Live stream conferences, concerts, interviews and more. Wirecast provides everything you need to stream professional live events.

Sports

Capture the action! Use Wirecast’s professional features like clocks, scoreboards and instant Replay to bring your audience to the game.

Television, Radio & News Broadcasters

Stream your programming to OTT and social platforms or augment your premium content with second-screen live and interactive offerings.

Digital Marketing & Social Media

Wirecast is the perfect live video marketing tool. Engage real-time with customers, fans and prospects using Wirecast’s native integrations with Facebook Live, Twitter, Periscope, YouTube and more.

Telestream Wirecast Pro - Mac
Wirecast Pro - Mac

Live video streaming production software for Mac

Wirecast 11, Available Now

A new version of Wirecast has just been released by Telestream with new features and significant improvements.

Video in Education - Wirecast Special Video Series

Wirecast live production and streaming software is ideal for use in schools, colleges and university. Watch this series of videos to find out how you can launch new streaming services for lecture capture, event coverage and graduation ceremonies, plus create unique teaching resources.

V 11.0

New Features

  • NEW – Rewritten WebStream Plugin
    • Re-engineered WebStream plug-in with much broader format, codec and network transport support. This is hosted in a new out of process architecture that protects Wirecast from any failure in the plug-in. This enables HLS and MPEG-DASH ingest.
    • Configurable latency of all WebStream network devices
    • Improved discovery of ONVIF devices from the same vendor
  • NEW – Stinger Transitions
    • Stinger Transition support. Through the new stinger transition configuration panel, you can setup movies to use as custom transitions. Support for Apple Animation, ProRes and CineForm alpha channeled QuickTime content.
  • NEW – ‘Smooth Transition’ build in & out properties
    • Added panel for configuring the build in & out animations used when the ‘Smooth’ transition is selected.
  • NEW – Virtual Camera Improvements
    • The virtual camera driver for macOS has been rewritten for faster performance and better compatibility with host applications, including sandboxed apps.
    • Added option to horizontally flip the video going to the virtual camera.
  • NEW – MacBook Pro Touchbar Switcher
    • Wondered what the Touchbar was for? Wonder no longer: Wirecast adds a quick shot switcher to the Touchbar.

Improvements

  • On-going performance work: Wirecast 11 is speedier than ever, with quicker startup times, significantly faster drop shadow on macOS, and lower CPU on rendering. We’ll continue to build on this work with every release.
  • PTZ support for VISCA over UDP for PTZ Optics & Lumens cameras*.
    *Other brands utilizing VISCA UDP may work but are not officially supported.
  • New ‘Add Reference’ workflow when adding a new shot or layer to control how sources are created
  • Support for Facebook Live Donations
  • Unlimited pagination for Facebook Live Groups and Pages
  • Enabled users with Publish permissions to post to Facebook Groups
  • Switched to the v5 API when publishing to Twitch
  • Added ‘Clear Menu’ in the Recent Documents menu
  • Improved UI layout of Welcome window
  • Enabled copying the license number from Preferences to the clipboard
  • Changed the scale of the data-rate statistics to Mb/s if the data-rate goes over 10,000 Kb/s
  • Added support for TLS v1.2 for RTMPS on Windows
  • Indicate an expired support subscription in the Preferences
  • Lowered Telestream Cloud supported bitrates to 1.25 Mbps
  • Restrict custom canvas size to 1/20 ratio in either dimension
  • Change polling rate of Widget sources with text files to 1/10 of a second
  • Change the name of Web Display source to Web Page
  • Enable HTTPS login for Facebook (this affects any released version of Wirecast with the Facebook Destination)
  • Facebook Live – Portrait (9:16 Aspect Ratio) Encoding Setting

Fixes

  • macOS only: Virtual Camera does not work in sandbox apps
  • macOS only: Virtual Camera does not work in Skype for Business
  • Go button red dot is off-center
  • Adding a Screen Capture from the Add Source UI duplicates the source and uses excessive resources
  • Remove Ustream destination from Telestream Cloud supported destinations
  • Unable to use PTZ presets with Matrox capture cards
  • macOS only: Adding a matte causes the Live output to turn black
  • Newtek NDI Spark Tally lights always indicate a preview state
  • Crash when opening certain Wirecast documents with hotkeys
  • Windows only: Unable to stream using Windows Media Streaming
  • macOS only: Crash when editing an Audio Output device
  • macOS only: Small memory leak when opening windows
  • macOS only: Recording a Prores MOV file always drops frames at the start
  • macOS only: Multi-Track Input Mapper Track Labels are not aligned
  • Facebook Live: previously created Groups are no longer retrieved
  • Periscope stream resets after 2 hours
  • macOS Mojave: Search Text in Add Shot UI is white on white
  • XKeys 128 Preview and Live lights do not remain lit for Clear Layers
  • Unable to change Shot Source Properties without deselecting the shot
  • 18 channel audio input devices were having their audio channels jump around
  • Change wording of “Charity’s Facebook ID” to “Facebook Charity ID”
  • Audio Properties Layout does not display all elements in certain languages
  • Recording an ISO source with mono audio can create invalid recordings
  • Virtual Camera does not work with Polycom RealPresence Desktop on macOS
  • ISO Recordings fail to import into Adobe Premiere
  • Audio Mixer – Moving the audio levels will cause Wirecast to periodically become unresponsive with a Webstream source in the document on Windows
  • Closing a document with Multi-Viewer open can hang Wirecast on macOS
  • FX Names do not have translations
  • Webstream connection failure alert is not translated
  • YouTube destination should auto-select new created events
  • Crash when toggling NDI output quickly
  • Mapping a Keyboard Shortcut to “0” does not work
  • PTZ Controller Map Dot is not positioned correctly using HiDPI monitors on Windows
  • Audio Mixer remains open after closing a Wirecast document on macOS
  • NDI output does not work if started after an NDI source is added to the document on macOS
  • Only allow mono-spaced fonts for Clock Widget
  • Increase size of plus button on HiDPI displays on Windows
  • Long transition names break the playlist transition selector’s alignment on Windows
  • Unsaved changes to shot names should be saved when changing the focus from the shot name field
  • Multi-Viewer tally state is broken
  • Setting the canvas size to 9:16 aspect ratio hides the add shot button on Windows
  • Add a dot to document close window when there are pending changes on macOS
  • Wirecast crashes when adding a Web Display shot with a specific URL on macOS
  • User is not prompted to save document when closing a document after editing Source Properties
  • Highlighting the Welcome Screen document selection text obscures the selected the selected text
  • URI field is blank when adding an ONVIF Webstream source
  • Double clicking a source in the Add Source dialog copies the source name to the clipboard on Windows

Known Issues

  • MacOS – Adding more than one PTZOptics NDI connection to a single machine (regardless of the connecting application) can cause a crash in the application that is the second to connect.
    • Workaround 1 – Disable Multicast
      • Go to the PTZOptics camera admin webpage.
      • Go to the Network Section.
      • Disable Multicast
      • Reboot the camera using the System page.
    • Workaround 2 – Use RTSP instead of NDI
      • Use the newly rewritten WebStream plugin in Wirecast to connect to the RTSP stream.
      • The URL for this stream can be found in your PTZOptics camera’s documentation or admin webpage.

10.1.1 (Mac)

  • macOS Mojave 10.14 Known Issues
  • Stream Delay does not work
  • RTMP Metadata does not show Keyframe Frequency
  • OnFI Timestamps do not work
  • Meridix and UStream (IBM Cloud) Destinations do not work (workaround is to use RTMP Server Destination)

Fixes

  • Fixed – Crash when starting a stream on macOS Mojave
  • Fixed – 480p Canvas Size does not work on macOS Mojave
  • Fixed – Scoreboard sources do not work on macOS Mojave

V10.1

New Features

  • NEW – Wirecast Restream & Wirecast Live Captions (paid services)
    • Restream: cloud-based redistribution service. Send a single Wirecast stream to multiple destinations and save bandwidth and processing power on your local computer
    • Live Captions: automatically embed CEA-608 closed captions in over 5 difference languages using speech-to-text recognition

Fixes

  • Fixed – Streaming with Telestream Cloud to destinations that require Adobe FMLE/publisher authentication (Akamai)
  • Fixed – Facebook Places broke with the new Facebook Live v3.0 API update
  • Fixed – Crash when opening Output Settings if all Telestream Cloud presets are hidden
  • Fixed – Disabling Twitter/Periscope output destination causes a crash
  • Fixed – Telestream Cloud sign up page is too small on HiDPI monitors on Windows
  • Fixed – Accented characters become “?” in the output caption data

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