VideoCap Live Streaming SDK ActiveX

VideoCap Live Streaming SDK ActiveX

Platform : Windows 10, Windows 8, Vista, Windows 7, XP

For Windows Developers who need to video capture and Live Streaming to Facebook Live, Youtube Live,  Twitch or Wowza Media Server with C#, VB.NET, VB6, VFP, Delphi, C++ .

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C# - How to stream IP Camera to Facebook Live

Step 1: Install the VideoCap Live SDK ActiveX, begin by launching the setup file (http://www.viscomsoft.com/demo/videocaplivesetup.exe). Select the desired installation folder for the VideoCap Live SDK ActiveX and continue with the installation on your development computer.


Step 2: On your Facebook profile or page you manage, click on Live Video.


Step 3: When the Live Video window shows up, click on Connect.


Step 4: Now we are presented with the information we need for our VideoCap Live SDK ActiveX:


Step 5: Create New Visual C# Project, select Windows Application.

Step 6: The next step is to install VideoCap Live ActiveX in ToolBox. Select Toolbox, select Components item, right click mouse button, select Choose Items...

Step 7: Now you will see the VideoCap Live ActiveX 's icon on toolbox, drag it to form.

Step 8 :Add  buttons on form. In button click event add the following code. You should change the correct RTMPUrl value and IP Camera URL.
            int iResult;

            axVideoCap1.BroadCast = true;

            axVideoCap1.BroadCastType = 1;

            axVideoCap1.RTMPUrl ="rtmp://live-api.facebook.com:80/rtmp/1699879430126215?ds=1&a=ATgsG4YmW1k9fTAl";

            axVideoCap1.RTMPVideoBitrate =1000000;

            axVideoCap1.RTMPAudioBitrate = 96000;

            axVideoCap1.RTMPH264Profile = (short)0;

            axVideoCap1.RTMPAudioSamples = 48000;

             axVideoCap1.EffectType = VIDEOCAPLib.MYVIDEOCAPEFFECTTYPE.OVERLAY;

          iResult = axVideoCap1.StartIPCameraToRTMP("http://138.26.107.148:80/mjpg/video.mjpg", "", "");

Step 9: Once you've click button, your Facebook Live window will show a PREVIEW. If Facebook Live is not receiving enough video to maintain smooth streaming, you may try decrease the videobitrate .



Step 10: Enter your post details as well as an optional Title and Video Game title, then click Go Live.