Self-Hosted Livestream Alternatives

An early livestreaming site that has gone by the wayside compared to more popular alternatives due to its commercial, pay-to-use nature, Livestream has persisted in part due to its robust mobile support and its ability to stream using both a dedicated desktop app and a web browser-based solution.

Other livestreaming solutions have grown since the popularization of the concept, with many alternatives to Livestream incorporating engaging social networking elements to help you cultivate and grow a potential audience for your streams. In addition to this, several of these very alternatives are free to use and have much more populated user bases for you to cultivate a large (or at least a cult) following!

The list of alternatives was last updated: 1/18/2016 9:47:00 PM

Alternatives to Livestream for Self-hosting with any license

  • Datarhei/Restreamer

    Datarhei/Restreamer offers smart free video streaming in real time. Stream H.264 video of IP cameras live to your website. Upload your live video on YouTube, Ustream, Twitch, Livestream.com or any other streaming solutions e.g. Wowza-Streaming-Engine. Our Docker image is easy to install and runs on Linux, MacOS and Windows. Datarhei/Restreamer can be perfectly combined with single-board computers like Raspberry Pi and Odroid. It is free (licensed under Apache 2.

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