This download version of Telestream Wirecast Pro 6 is an upgrade for users of Wirecast Studio 5 who are on Mac. Wirecast Pro 6 is live switching and streaming software that supports an unlimited number of input sources from live camera feeds, iOS 8 mobile devices, computer desktops, web and network streams, Teradek wireless systems, and more. Not only can it do basic switching, in software you can add titles, lower thirds, and other graphical elements to create professional grade programs. The built-in streaming encoder supports H.264, x264, and Windows Media, and can deliver over the Internet via RTMP, RTP, and MMS compatible CDNs. In addition, a local copy can be recorded in ProRes or MJPEG.
New features for version 6 include Playlists with media editing, the ability to record and replay clips during live production, the Wirecast Cam app for iOS 8 that allows wireless streaming from a compatible Apple mobile device, NewBlue Titler Pro integration, the ability to incorporate a Twitter feed, additional keyboard shortcuts, 64-bit support for better performance, and Retina Display (2880 x 1800) support on Mac.
Wirecast Pro is designed to appeal to all user groups, including house of worship, sports, education, and news programs. The software is scalable, able to adapt to the hardware requirements for a particular production - whether one camera is being used or ten.
|Operating System||OS X: 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite) |
Note: OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and earlier versions not supported
|Requirements for Mobile App||iOS 8|
|CPU||Minimum: Intel Core 2 Duo processor |
Recommended for 720p Streaming: Core i5 or later
Recommended for 1080p Streaming: Core i7 recommended
|RAM||Minimum: 2 GB|
Recommended for 1080p Streaming: 4 GB
|Graphics Hardware||512 MB PCI-Express graphics card with 3D acceleration; GeForce or Radeon class card recommended|
|Disk Space||Installation: 200 MB |
Recording: Varies depending on quality setting and duration of footage
|Streaming Server||Compatible Flash streaming server, or account with a supported Flash streaming portal required for Flash H.264 streaming|
|Internet Connection||Sufficient upload speed for streaming:|
Because of the many variables involved in live streaming, a safe rule of thumb is twice the bandwidth of the total bitrate of the stream