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Have you tried to go live from your Facebook mobile app? Years back facebook rolled out the feature by which a user can go live from its mobile app. Now, Techcrunch reported that Youtube has rolled out a new feature that lets you go live right from your desktop without any encoder.
Now, streamers will be able to click the “Go Live” button in the YouTube header to start the stream or visit the URL youtube.com/webcam. No additional configuration will be required — the company said.
For now, the feature is only working in Google chrome only and rolled out for some part of the globe. But, soon company is looking to expand to all the demographic locations and browsers.
Before this major rollout, users need to use camera and encoding devices to send the captured content to youtube to stream it live but from today onwards company made this easy to do this.
YouTube has already been testing an early version of the software with a handful of creators, including RawBeautyKristi, who used it for a beauty tutorial, saying, “normally, you have to do this encoder bulls*t…this is so much easier this way. I feel like I’ll live stream way more with this.”
YouTube says that the new webcam feature is only one of several ways it’s planning to make it easier for creators to go live in the future.
The company has also made deals with several device manufacturers including Asus, LG, Motorola, Nokia, and Samsung, to introduce a live stream feature directly in the camera apps on select upcoming devices in the months ahead. The feature, which takes advantage of the new YouTube Mobile Live deep link, is expected to come to other devices throughout the year, as well, says YouTube.
The feature will also take on to Facebook live feature but depends on the video and voice quality provided by the company along with the money making strategy provided to users.