Built by the company Telestream, the Wirecast encoding software enables live streaming to any RTMP destination. This software also supports recording streams locally.
Wirecast software is compatible with a wide range of capture cards, devices, and camera inputs. This encoding option includes live switching, picture-in-picture composition, titles, audio delay, and other similar features. If you need to use pre-recorded video within your live broadcast, Wirecast makes this aspect easy as well.
Wirecast supports green screen, instant replay and NDI. It also supports a range of other technologies listed on telestream website.
Wirecast is available for MacOS and Windows.
Wirecast 10 is the the newest full version as of August 2018. It features better Facebook Live integration and live cross-posting, 48kHz audio rendering, and other enhancements. The software comes in two versions: Studio ($695) , and Pro ($995). The Pro version includes a number of features not available on the Studio version. These include:
- Up to 7 guests via built-in video conferencing solution
- 8-track audio output
- Instant replay
- Wider device support
- Live scoreboards
Note: Wirecast 11 is now available only in public beta.