Using external platforms like Zoom or Streamlabs Desktop and want to connect it with Melon to multistream? We made it possible! Learn why creators use it today and set it up on Melon with this step-by-step guide.
What Is Stream Forwarding?
Stream Forwarding (also known as RTMP in) allows you to connect to 3rd-party platforms with Melon in order to multistream to your favorite streaming destinations, taking advantage of both Melon and apps like OBS.
Who Is Stream Forwarding For
You might be interested in stream forwarding if you:
- Use Zoom regularly for calls/meetings and would like to stream to your favorite destinations
- Want to have custom layouts or scenes from sites like OBS displayed on-screen
- Want to have more than 9 participants on-screen
- Use multiple camera sources on platforms like Streamlabs Desktop
Stream Forwarding Setup
- From your Melon Studio click your profile icon to Settings.
2. Click Stream Forwarding.
3. Choose your favorite Streaming Destinations.
Please note: At the moment, LinkedIn and Twitter are not supported for Stream Forwarding.
4. Set your Stream Title and Description and click Save.
Now let's open Streamlabs Desktop as an example and connect it with Melon:
- Open Streamlabs Desktop and click Settings at the bottom left.
2. Click on Stream and in Stream Type select Custom Streaming Server.
3. From your Stream Forwarding page on Melon, copy and paste the Ingest Server URL and Stream key to add it in the Streamlabs Desktop settings page.
4. Save your settings by pressing Confirm & Go Live.
Success! You're now live on Streamlabs using your connected Melon account through Stream Forwarding.
Depending on the platform, RTMP settings location may vary but the steps are similar. All you need to do is pick the destination(s), copy the URL and stream key from your Melon Stream Forwarding page to connect to a third-party platform. Wippee! Piece of cake!
Stay tuned for more updates and let us know if you have additional questions or feature requests at, [email protected]
-The Melon team 🍉