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How to Broadcast Video to Periscope (Twitter)



In order to broadcast your Video mix to Periscope, you will need a valid account. If you don't already have an account, please read the following on how to create one: https://help.pscp.tv/customer/portal/articles/2016596-how-do-i-sign-up-for-a-periscope-account

To broadcast your Video mix to Twitter, you will also need a valid Twitter account. If you don't have an account, you can create one here:
https://twitter.com/signup?lang=en





  • Open the BROADCAST tab of VirtualDJ Settings and select the VIDEO option from the Select Tabs



  • Select the Periscope option from the Stream to drop-down list



  • Click on the Go to link below to get the Stream Key from your Periscope account ( https://www.periscope.tv/account/producer )



  • Copy your Stream Key



  • Paste the Stream Key into the Stream Key field in VirtualDJ's Broadcast Settings



  • Click on the START BROADCAST button



  • After a few seconds the Periscope Producer page https://www.periscope.tv/account/producer will offer a Broadcast Preview button.
    Click on the Preview Broadcast button



  • enter the title of your broadcast and mark check the option share this broadcast on twitter, then press the button go in live



  • You can start to play and broadcast videos with VirtualDJ. The broadcast will be linked automatically to the Twitter account linked.



  • Click on the STOP BROADCAST button for VirtualDJ to stop video broadcasting when you are done with your mixing.





Periscope Supported specification
VIDEO BITRATE: 800kb/s
AUDIO BITRATE & FORMAT: 64kb/s - 96 kb/s AAC or AAC-LC
FRAMERATE: 30fps
RESOLUTION: 960x540 recommended
KEYFRAME INTERVAL: Every 2 seconds (OBS) or Keyframe every 45 frames (Wirecast)



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