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How does the LIVE-to-VOD feature work?

The LIVE-to-VOD feature enables you to automatically record your live streams on our server network and distribute it to your online viewership by just a click of a button. We don't push it to your broadcast outlets automatically because you should be able to decide whether you would like to have the recorded files delivered to your publishing properties or if you would like to edit it and make some changes first before you distribute it. This gives you the freedom to decide if the live recording should be used or edited further more.

The quality of the recordings will match the quality of your live stream. If you stream in HD quality, than the recording will be in HD quality as well. The live recordings are available up to 30 days after your live event was recorded. Please make sure to send all desired recordings into transcoding within 30 days after your event in order to store it safely on the LightcastCDN permanently. These recordings can be found within the Video Upload page in the LIVE-to-VOD drop down.

If you would like to enable this feature for one of your LIVE Channels, please click on the LIVE Channel you would like to utilize this feature for and switch to the "Advanced Settings" tab. There you will find an inquire link for the setup of this service if its part of your Lightcast package level and enabled for your Channel type.