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Wirecast Studio - Mac

Telestream

Wirecast Studio - Mac

Live video streaming production software for Mac

Product Code: TEL-WC-STU-M

Suggested Retail Price £585+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.
  • Professional Audio Multi-channel audio ingest, support for ASIO, WASAPI and CoreAudio compatible devices.
  • 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 2 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.
  • 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.
  • Monitor output data and statistics 1-4-slot
  • 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 Studio - Windows
Wirecast Studio - Windows

Live video streaming production software for Windows

Wirecast 11, Available Now

A new version of Wirecast has just been released by Telestream with new features and significant improvements. In the powerful Wirecast Pro version the Web stream plugin has been completely rewritten to improve stability and performance, this is fantastic for remote video contributions although you are still better off using the Teradek Wirecast Plugin if using their Cube encoder/decoders, because they offer lower latency. The new plugin also lets you utilise IP-enabled Panasonic and Lumens PTZ camera streams, if they don’t have NDI.

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. EDU Series Part 1 - Live Streaming Your Graduations with Wirecast EDU Series Part 2 - How to Create Online Training Courses with ScreenFlow End-to-end Live Streaming in Education: From Classrooms to Commencements Create Student-Produced News at Your School Using Wirecast

Version 12

New Features

  • NEW – Stock Media Library
    • Now included with every active support subscription, the new Stock Media Library adds a growing database of over 500,000 unique, high quality media assets to your projects.
    • A new custom-built portal gives you direct access to transitions, motion backgrounds, royaltyfree backing tracks, and videos from right within Wirecast.
    • Select the new Media Files category in the Add Source dialog and choose Stock Media Library.
  • NEW – Stinger (Custom Transitions) Playback Speed Controls
    • Spice up your stinger transitions using the new Stock Media Library, which contains transition files.
    • New speed controls allow you to adjust the timing of your stinger transitions, and an additional transition bank gives you more options for live production.
  • NEW – Rendezvous Audio Mixing
    • In the Rendezvous dashboard, you can now create a custom audio mix to be sent to your Rendezvous guests.
    • Studio license level will allow you to select the devices to mix.
    • Pro license levels will grant you the ability to select individual channels from audio devices to be mixed.
  • NEW – QR Code Generator Source
    • Want to give your audience quick access to a custom link within your stream? Just create a QR code that your audience can scan! Copy your link into the new QR Code Generator and Wirecast will create a scannable image to broadcast to your fans.
    • Select the Overlays category in the Add Source dialog and choose QR Code Generator.

Improvements

  • Improvement – Add ability to configure the number of transition banks in the Preferences
  • Improvement – Add ability to continuously read a text file in the Text Source Properties
  • Improvement – Allow users to configure the playback speed of Stinger Transitions
  • Improvement – Display the Facebook Page of Scheduled events in the Facebook Destination Output Settings
  • Improvement – Enable NVENC High Profile in Encoder settings
  • Improvement – Expose all options in Facebook Live Polls
  • Improvement – Update CEF to version 3578
  • Improvement – Update to NDI SDK v.3.8

Fixes

  • Fixed – Add better error messaging when the GPU does not support Direct X 11
  • Fixed – Adding a Direct Show audio device to the document causes duplicate sources to appear in the Rendezvous Dashboard
  • Fixed – After attempting to activate an old license, any subsequent invalid license activation attempts show an incorrect error message
  • Fixed – Audio from Multi-Channel Sources is not heard in the Rendezvous call when sending the Live Output audio track
  • Fixed – Build-In/Build-Out elements don't move proportionally
  • Fixed – Certain stinger transitions can appear doubled and stretched
  • Fixed – Change Audio right-click menu text is hard to read text
  • Fixed – Change the wording for missing Stinger Transitions
  • Fixed – Changing the playback speed of a stinger transition pauses it without updating the pause/play button
  • Fixed – Clicking X in the Add Source Dialog adds any selected sources to the document on Windows
  • Fixed – Clock System Fonts missing font picker dialog
  • Fixed – Crash when adding a Stinger Transition on Windows 7 with an AMD GPU
  • Fixed – Facebook Scheduled events list fails to be read properly in some cases
  • Fixed – Fixed bad alignment in Teradek StreamReader Properties page
  • Fixed – Hang when selecting a Stinger Transition then immediately using the transition
  • Fixed – IP camera frame glitch
  • Fixed – Midi controller volume slider control skips from 99% to 101%
  • Fixed – NDI detection is disabled when disabling IP Camera discovery
  • Fixed – Opening a new document during a stream caused Wirecast to Crash after disconnecting from a Rendezvous Session
  • Fixed – Periscope Destination Schedules Event and Tweets even if Destination is Disabled
  • Fixed – PTZ IP Port field does not update after switching to a PTZ profile that uses a required IP port
  • Fixed – Random crash during a Rendezvous Session
  • Fixed – Random crash when a document has disconnected sources
  • Fixed – Random hang when switching sources
  • Fixed – Rare hang that can occur on Windows
  • Fixed – Remove Facebook donation button from Profiles (not supported by Facebook)
  • Fixed – Remove Shutdown when not live from Clock and Solid Color sources
  • Fixed – Security Warning Preventing Facebook Live Authentication on certain 4G networks
  • Fixed – Streaming to Ustream causes a hang on macOS Mojave
  • Fixed – Switching Destinations from Facebook User Code While Authenticating Disables OK Button
  • Fixed – Telestream Cloud Restream output out of sync when started after another output
  • Fixed – Unable to capture video from Osprey 900 series capture cards
  • Fixed – Unable to create a Scheduled YouTube Event
  • Fixed – Unable to delete Scheduled Events on Profiles
  • Fixed – Unable to stream to certain RTMP servers on macOS Mojave
  • Fixed – Unable to use ScreenFlow screen record with record PC audio selected while running Rendezvous Session
  • Fixed – Virtual Mic audio distortion in Zoom
  • Fixed –Unable to remove Live Output from the Rendezvous mix

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.
  • Windows 7 – Certain 4K/UHD H.264 video files in the Stock Media Library are not supported.
  • Animated PNG movies from the Stock Media Library can experience poor playback or dropped frames

Version 11.1

New Features

  • NEW – Facebook Live Polling
  • Enables the creation and embedding in Facebook live streams of audience polls
  • Text of questions and up to four answers can be written within the Wirecast user interface
  • Results of the poll are dynamically displayed for viewers

Fixes

  • Wirecast selects the Microsoft Basic Render Driver as the Video Adapter on Windows
  • ISO recordings fail after certain periods of time
  • Titler Live playlists do not work correctly
  • Streaming to Sunday Streams does not work on macOS Mojave
  • RTMP metadata has incorrect frame rate on macOS Mojave
  • RTMP output does not work with fractional frame rates on macOS Mojave

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