What technical specifications are supported by Workplace live video?

Video Format:
  • We accept video in maximum 720p (1280x720) resolution at 30 frames per second, with 1 key frame every 2 seconds.
  • You must send an I-frame (keyframe) at least once every 2 seconds throughout the stream.
  • Recommended max bit rate is 4 Mbps. Going above this maximum is possible but will make live streams highly unstable.
  • Changing resolution midstream has a negative impact on the broadcast.
  • Titles must be fewer than 255 characters, otherwise the stream will fail.
  • The Live API accepts H264 encoded video and AAC encoded audio only.
  • You can stream up to 3 concurrent broadcasts for each user.
Video Length:
  • 8 hour maximum length for live stream.
  • 4 hour maximum length for preview streams (either through Live dialog or publisher tools). After 240 minutes, a new stream key must be generated.
  • RTMP stream URLs will expire 24 hours after they're created.
Advanced Audio Settings:
  • Audio Sample Rate: 48 KHz
  • Audio Bitrate: 128-Kbps mono
  • Audio Codec: AAC
Advanced Video Settings:
  • Pixel Aspect Ratio: Square
  • Frame Types: Progressive Scan
  • Bitrate Encoding: CBR
  • Video Codec: H264
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