Broadcast your radio station live on YouTube
All the essential features to broadcast live are right here.
The particularities of YouTube
Create a video stream for your live radio shows and broadcast it live on YouTube
CAREFUL! To broadcast live on YouTube, you’ll need to verify your account 24 hours before your live broadcast. See our tutorial here.
Discover our tips
YouTube is very strict on the broadcasting of content that is subject to copyright. We recommend that you only broadcast your talk shows, or royalty-free music.
Verify your YouTube account
In order to broadcast your station live on YouTube, your account must be verified. Bear in mind that it can take up to 24 hours for your request to be accepted, so be sure to do this before your live broadcast.
Download and configure OBS
OBS allows you to add visual elements to your live stream, and is a great ally when it comes to video transmission. Once you have downloaded it, simply configure the software with your radio stream.
Choose your visual element
Do you want to broadcast an image, a pre-recorded video, a live video? Choose what you want your viewers to see, once you have chosen you can launch your broadcast!
OBS is a free software that allows you to combine a visual element (images, text, browser windows, webcams, and more…) with your radio stream.
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Frequently asked questions
RadioKing offers a free 14-day trial to help you create your own radio station. All you need is a computer and an Internet connection!
Upload your music, create your custom playlists & programs and easily schedule them to play. Go live on air at any time with your preferred software.
Streaming your radio station live on YouTube gives you the opportunity to create new custom content on the Internet for your public. As opposed to providing audio content only, this gives you the chance to add visual elements to your stream.
Most broadcasting solutions are compatible with RadioKing, giving you a number of possibilities to choose from! The choice of your software will depend on your operating system (Mac OS, Windows, or Linux), as well as the features you are looking for. We recommend Mixxx as it’s free to download and includes a number of features, however you can take a closer look at our tutorials if you wish to test a different solution.
Of course you can! You can contact the RadioKing team whenever you want from the Support tab in your customer area. We answer every request within 24 hours (and most of the time within 3 hours).