Live streaming to Facebook


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Introduction

With Action! LIVE Streaming option you can stream all your Windows PC activity, all videos and gameplays directly to Facebook. Play games, videos, use your favorite apps and share it with friends and viewers from all over the world!

Follow this tutorial to learn, step by step, how to live stream to Facebook.

Action! LIVE Streaming

Run Action! application and open "LIVE Streaming" tab.

Mirillis Action! - LIVE Streaming

Enable Action! LIVE Streaming

Turn on "Enable Action! LIVE Streaming" option.

Mirillis Action! - Enable LIVE Streaming

LIVE Streaming settings

Use video settings (size, framerate and bitrate) to setup your Facebook broadcast.

Mirillis Action! - Streaming settings

To live stream to Facebook in smooth HD video quality we recommend to use PCs with AMD APP, Intel Quick Sync Video or NVIDIA NVENC video encoding hardware acceleration.

Please remember that you must adjust live streaming settings to your internet upload speed. If you experience any performance or quality problems with live streaming, please use lower video size and/or lower framerate/bitrate and try again.

Login to your Facebook account

From "Streaming service" dropdown select Facebook and click Login with Facebook button.

Mirillis Action! - Broadcast Settings

Login to your Facebook with new Login window diplayed and accept MirillisStreamer app to post on your Facebook.

Mirillis Action! - Login with Facebook

You are logged in. Now, you can change your Privacy settings:

Mirillis Action! - Logged in with Google

Set your preferred recording mode

Switch Action! recording mode to "Games and Applications", "Active screen" or "Active desktop region". Games and Application recording mode is dedicated to capture and live stream all DirectX and OpenGL games or applications both in fullscreen and windowed mode. Active screen mode is perfect to live stream games, fullscreen videos or any other activity on your PC. Select Active desktop region mode if you plan to live stream only selected area of your screen.

Mirillis Action! - Games&Applications recording mode

Start LIVE Streaming to Facebook with Action!

Check for Action! HUD in the top right corner of your screen or game displaying current game framerate in blue color. This means (blue colored fps) that Action! is ready to start live streaming to Facebook.

Press Ctrl+F9 hotkey to start your Facebook live stream. Action! HUD will display "LIVE" icon and number of your Facebook live stream viewers.

Mirillis Action! - Streaming gameplay to Facebook

Press Ctrl+F9 hotkey again to stop your Facebook live stream.

Mirillis Action! - Streaming finished

Streaming to selected Facebook page or channel using Stream Key

Using the method described in this tutorial you can easily live stream your PC activity to your Facebook wall. If you don't want to live stream to your wall, but to some specific Facebook page/channel you must select Custom Streaming service and provide Server and Streamkey for your target Facebook page/channel. This way may be also important if you experience problems with Login with Facebook in Action! application.

Follow a few steps below to learn more.

1. Run Action!, click LIVE tab and select Custom Streaming service.

Mirillis Action! - Custom Streaming Service selected

2. Open Facebook page with web browser, log in to your Facebook Page, and select Publishing Tools in the top navigation bar.

3. On the left menu, click on the Video Library option under the Videos section and click on the + Live button to setup your Live post.

Mirillis Action! - RTMP URL for Twitch.tv

4. Check the Separate Fields group for Server URL and Stream Key.

Mirillis Action! - RTMP URL for Twitch.tv

5. Copy and paste both Server URL and Stream Key to Action!
You are ready to live stream to your Facebook Page.

Mirillis Action! - RTMP URL for Twitch.tv