Streaming an RTSP Feed from an IP Camera to YouTube

Streaming from an IP camera to YouTube has become increasingly relevant for a variety of applications, including surveillance, monitoring, and content creation. Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) is commonly used for streaming video from IP cameras, but YouTube prefers RTMP (Real-Time Messaging Protocol) for live streams.
We'll explore how you can re-stream your RTSP feed to YouTube by converting it to RTMP using Web Camera Pro software. We'll also delve into embedding this YouTube live stream into a webpage.

1. An IP camera with RTSP support
2. Web Camera Pro software
3. A YouTube account
4. A computer with an internet connection

Setting up your IP Camera
1. Connect the IP camera to your network.
2. Configure the camera and make sure it's accessible via its RTSP URL.
The URL usually looks like rtsp://[camera-ip]:[port]/[path].

Configuring Web Camera Pro
1. Install Web Camera Pro on your computer.
2. Launch the application and add your IP camera by entering its RTSP URL.
3. Confirm that the video feed is working in Web Camera Pro.

Re-Streaming to YouTube
1. Log into your YouTube account and go to the YouTube Studio.
2. Create a new live event and note down the Stream Key and the RTMP URL provided by YouTube.
3. Go back to Web Camera Pro and navigate to the streaming settings.
4. Enter the YouTube RTMP URL and the Stream Key.
5. Start the stream in Web Camera Pro.

At this point, your IP camera's RTSP feed should be re-streamed to your YouTube channel as an RTMP stream.

Embedding the YouTube Stream on a Webpage
1. On the YouTube Studio page for your live event, find the 'Share' button.
2. Click on 'Embed', and you'll see an iframe HTML code snippet.
3. Copy this code and paste it into your website's HTML where you want the live stream to appear.

<!-- Example YouTube Embed Code --> <iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Conclusion

Streaming an RTSP feed from an IP camera to YouTube is relatively straightforward with the help of software like Web Camera Pro. It allows you to capture RTSP video and re-stream it to YouTube as an RTMP feed. Moreover, YouTube makes it quite simple to embed this live feed into a webpage, making your stream easily accessible to your audience.
Live Streaming Software

How to create live broadcast from an IP camera?

Go to the online broadcast settings of your YouTube channel. Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) is a TCP-based protocol which allows low-latency live broadcast communication without a significant delay. Stream keys are used by various streaming platforms, such as Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook, to ensure that only authorized users can broadcast video content on their platform. Additionally, stream keys can be rotated periodically to enhance the security of the stream.
Live broadcasts will be automatically displayed in your personal YouTube online account. Set "Ultra Low-latency" in sream options.
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You can also stream online video from the selected ip camera to your YouTube channel.
Streaming from an IP Camera

The app comes with native RTMP support and you can re-stream ip camera to YouTube, Facebook and other social media.
Thus, to organize an online broadcast with a minimal delay, you do not need to pay anyone anything.
The stream key acts as a password or a security token that authorizes the streaming software to send the video data to the correct location.
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Stream key and IP Camera
A stream key is a unique code that identifies a specific video stream within an RTMP (Real-Time Messaging Protocol) service. RTMP is a protocol used for streaming video and audio over the internet, and it requires a stream key to identify the specific stream that is being transmitted.

If you set the minimum delay in the broadcast settings on YouTube, then you can watch for free everything that happens at your home on the selected ip-camera online with a delay of only one or two seconds.

To do this, copy streaming key from YouTube channel to our software settings, and also select the desired ip camera from the list for which the broadcast will occur.
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FAQ: Do you have any questions?
Below, you will find the answers!
Is Web Camera Pro free software?
Web Camera Pro is free video surveillance software, but with all the functionality of more expensive and complex solutions
Main Desktop. How to use multiple monitors and drag-and-drop?
Our Video Surveillance Software is more than just pretty interface
How to add new devices manually?
Manage recording from multiple IP cameras
How to add new devices automatically?
Use ONVIF search function for IP-based security devices
How to add IP Cameras?
An IP camera, also known as a network camera, is a type of digital video camera that can transmit and receive data via a computer network or the internet
How to add USB Cameras?
A USB camera, also known as a web camera or webcam, is a digital camera that captures video and sends it to a computer via a USB connection
How to view video archive?
Video surveillance archive refers to a collection of recorded video footage captured by surveillance cameras. This footage is typically on a hard drive or in a cloud-based storage system
How to record video events?
Software solution for motion detection, event-triggered and time-lapse recording
How to use motion detector?
Motion detector utilizes artificial intelligence to identify and recognize objects
How to record time lapse?
Time-lapse is a technique in videography that involves capturing a sequence of images over a period of time
How to find video files on computer?
Video files are recorded on the hard drive of the computer in the folder that you specify in the settings
How to change language?
The software can be translated to different languages
How link to your YouTube account?
YouTube is primarily a video-sharing platform and is not designed for video surveillance purposes
How to upload video to YouTube?
Open software and configure the settings according to your preferences
How to create live broadcast from IP camera?
When setting up an RTMP stream, the stream key is generated by the streaming service and is required to be entered in the streaming software to authenticate and connect to the service