You can now use SRT URL instead of RTMP URL to connect from your encoder (OBS, Wirecast…) to Castr for a more stable connection and reduced latency.
SRT URL available for Multistreaming
Smashcast is deprecated
We no longer support Smashcast as one of our platforms from 19 Nov 2020. If you need to connect to Smashcast, you can use our custom RTMP option to do so.
Chatbox is available for Castr Player
You can now chat with your audience while using Castr Player for livestreaming on your website. Head to our blog to learn more.
We implemented multiple DNS level failover locations for all our ingest points, your streams are safe with us now. If one of our ingests fails you will be routed to our failover server and the stream will continue without any issues, and this feature is available for all our users.
Youtube API Integration Fix
We faced some issues with our Youtube API integration, and all the issues are solved now. If you still face issues then contact us via live chat.
Limiting Max RTMP Sessions
We had an open limit for RTMP PULL connection, now we made a total of 3 connections per stream. Please contact support if you need more than 3 RTMP pull connections.
Live To VOD Recording Deletion
Users can now delete recordings on-demand from the Dashboard, we use to keep all the recordings as an archive but now users can delete it on demand.
Subscription Cancellation From Dashboard
We have pushed an update and now you can cancel your castr subscriptions from the your billing page.
Youtube Events Integration
We have integrated Youtube Events with Castr, now you can link your youtube and link youtube events directly from Castr Dashboard.
Happy Streaming 🎉
Live To VOD MP4 Download
Users can now download recorded MP4 files after each live stream is ended. Users have the flexibility to use our embedded player for recorded contents or they can download the MP4 and upload it to other video hosting solutions.