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Includes all features of Wirecast Studio and adds integrated HDV input support, Replay, support for more capture devices and IP cameras, web stream input, program feed output, live scoreboards, 3D virtual sets, and ISO recording. Includes a FREE copy More
$599.00
MSRP: $599

Availability: In stock

$599.00

Includes all features of Wirecast Studio and adds integrated HDV input support, Replay, support for more capture devices and IP cameras, web stream input, program feed output, live scoreboards, 3D virtual sets, and ISO recording. Includes a FREE copy of NewBlueFX Titler Live Present (a $349 value).

*Includes 1st year of Standard Support

Wirecast 8

Turn your computer into a television studio with Telestream’s Wirecast® software. Wirecast is the easiest way to produce and stream professional quality video with titles and graphics to Facebook Live, Youtube Live, Twitter, Twitch.tv and more. Don’t edit later, make your streams look amazing now and tell your story. Live.

What's New?
Major performance and usability improvements, new render engine, Wirecast Rendezvous remote production and easy video conferencing built in to Wirecast added, Telestream Cloud integration, greatly expanded professional audio features, including multi-channel ingest, multi-track audio mixing, expanded support for pro audio interfaces and protocols, new multi-viewer output for professional monitoring, improved encoding and color-space conversion, simultaneous launch with Wirecast Go 2.0 iOS app for remote Rendezvous contribution, NewBlueFX Titler Live 3.0 complete titling suite with social media titling templates, sports templates, and much more.

Wirecast Rendezvous
Bring in up to 6+ live guests into your broadcasts with Rendezvous, Wirecast's built-in peer-to-peer conferencing, screen-sharing, and remote contribution solution.

Facebook Live Comments
Curate and display Facebook comments and posts directly on screen in beautiful, custom-animated templates.

Multi Viewer
Preview any source or camera angle on any connected display. Cutomize your layouts so you can see all your content at a glance.

Wirecast Go 2.0
Using our new and improved free IOS app, you can stream to an Wirecast system from any location using your LTE or will connection with Rendezous. Perfect for live remote production and contribution.

Multi-track Audio Mixing (Pro)
Record or output up to 8 separate audio tracks (mixes) per broadcast. Perfect for multi-language streaming or isolating audio tracks for post production.

Multi-channel Audio Ingest
Now you can bring in up to 16 channels of audio per source. Avoid unnecessary upstream mixing and get the sound you want in Wirecast.


Clocks & Timers
Add the time and date to any broadcast or create customer clocks, timers and stopwatches you can control with the click of a mouse.

Easier to Use
The best just got better. New wireframes for your sources allow you to resize, rotate and crop directly inside the Preview Editor. Z-rotation has landed! Dropshadow & Reflection

Add beautiful, customizable reflections and dropshadows to any source. Works with chroma keyed and live sources, so it only applies the effect on the correct part of the image.

Better Performance
Like a well-oiled machine. Brand new render engine, better solor space conversion, and increaded encoding performance and resource management mean better results while using fewer resources.

NewBlueFX Titler Live 3
Wirecast ships with the latest version of NewBlueFX's award winning live graphics an titling program. Create beautiful 3D animated titles and graphids, and choose from hundreds of templates or build your own. Comes in 3 different versions: Present, Sport, and Social. New

Transitions
Wirecast 8 brings a wealth of new transition animations, including a complete overhaul to the "smooth" transition. Bring your shots on screen in style.

  MINIMUM  RECOMMENDED
Operating System Windows 7, 8, 10, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan Windows 10, macOS Sierra
Processor i5 dual-core @ 2.3GHz1 i7 quad-core @ 2.8GHz+
Memory 4GB RAM 16GB+ RAM
Hard Drive 2GB2, 7200 RPM for record to disk 500GB+, Solid State OS Drive
Graphics Card Intel HD3, DirectX 11 capable Nvidia GeForce or AMD Radeon, 1GB+ video memory
Internet Connectivity Open HTTP/HTTPS port 80, RTMP port 1935, port 7272 for Remote Desktop Presenter If behind a firewall, check with your CDN for any sites to whitelist

NewBlueFX Titler Live Express & Present – Includes over 60 title templates for lower-thirds and overlays (Mac & Windows).

Purchase of Wirecast 8 Studio includes a free copy of NewBlueFX Titler Live Express.
Purchase of Wirecast 8 Pro includes a free copy of NewBlueFX Titler Live Present.
Remote Desktop Presenter – Please use the Remote Desktop Presenter version 2.0.8, available as a separate download from Telestream.

Languages Supported

  • English
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Czech
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Best Practices

Minimum Required Upload Speed

  • It is recommended that an upload speed rate of at least double the selected video bitrate be available, especially for a total target bit-rate of 10Mbps (Megabits per second) or less, or when there are multiple outgoing streams.
  • Upload speed can be tested at a website such as TestMy.net/upload.
  • Additional tasks that can consume upload bandwidth on the network should also be considered when determining how much of the available upload bandwidth can be allocated towards streaming

Rendezvous

Wirecast Rendezvous uses WebRTC technology that can be very resource intensive. For the best experience, we suggest considering the following table when choosing hardware:


Studio (2 guests + 1 host)
Pro (7 guests + 1 host)

  Studio (2 guests + 1 host)  Pro (7 guests + 1 host)
Bandwidth4 Add 4 Mbps Add 5+ Mbps5
Processor4 i5 quad-core6 i7 quad-core6

4 Based on a single simultaneous stream of 720p30 x264 @ 4.0Mbps.
5 Bandwidth per guest will scale downwards as more are added to maintain reliability.
6 Minimum recommended processor with example stream4. More demanding workflows may require a more capable CPU.

High frame-rate streaming (60fps):

  • High frame-rate streaming will result in increased CPU usage and require a higher bit rate (4Mbps or higher) for a quality encode.
  • Simply switching to a higher frame-rate without ensuring the CPU and bitrate are sufficient may result in a lower quality encode.

CPU Usage:

  • Consider lowering your canvas frame rate and/or streaming resolution to lower CPU usage.
  • Maintained system CPU usage greater than 60% will increase the likelihood of dropped frames.

ISO Recording

  • Solid State Drive or fast RAID array recommended for ISO Recording and Replay functionality.
  • Actual data rates will vary depending on quality level selected for ProRes (Mac) or MJPEG recording (Windows), as well as the resolution and frame rate selected.
  • For Mac ProRes recording please refer to Apple’s ProRes data rate specifications.
  • Windows MJPEG Best Quality Guidelines (Megabytes per second):
  • 1080i and 1080p 29.97 and 30 FPS, MJPEG Best Quality – ~25MB/sec
  • 1080p 60 FPS, MJPEG Best Quality – ~50 MB/sec
  • 720p 59.94 and 60 FPS, MJPEG Best Quality – ~20 MB/sec
  • Total expected data rate should be compared to available disk write speed to ensure adequate disk throughput.
  • Failure to ensure the available disk write speed is greater than the highest expected total data rate may result in frames being dropped from recordings (ISO, Replay, and Record-to-Disk).

Hardware accelerated encoding requirements:

  • Intel Quick Sync Video encoding requires an Intel CPU with an Intel® QuickSync Video core. 
  • List of Intel CPUs supporting QuickSync
  • NVIDIA NVENC encoding requires an NVidia GPU with Kepler architecture or newer. 
  • NVIDIA only maintains a general list of supported GPUs

 COMPARE STUDIO VS PRO

Wirecast Studio

Wirecast Pro

Capture your sources

       

 

Unlimited number of input sources: Cameras, capture cards, Desktop Presenter, NEW! Twitter feed, Live U portable backpack

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Wirecast Cam iOS app – FREE
Download the app and use any iPhone (4S or newer) or iPad on your Wifi network as an ingest source into Wirecast.

Download the app 

High resolution ISO recording & Replay:
Create hi-res recordings of your individual (isolated) camera or audio sources

 

Added input sources: Teradek Cube, IP Cameras, Web streams (RTMP, MMS, HTTP), custom scoreboard graphics

 

NewBlue Titler Live Option Animated 3D titles for Wirecast

Titler Live Express included with purchase of Wirecast 7 ($99 value). Upgrades available starting at $295

Included

(upgrades starting at $295)

Included

(upgrades starting at $295)

3D sets from Virtualsetworks ($329)
Beautiful 3D sets for Wirecast Pro

 

option

Firewire HDV Option – $99
Input support for HDV cameras

$99 option

  Produce your show

 

 

Powerful production tools: Lower thirds, transitions, playlists, chroma key, audio monitor/mix minus, color correction & more

Added Pro-level production tools: Live scoreboards, replay, virtual sets, advanced audio controls

 

  Stream it live

 

 

Encode to multiple formats for streaming and recording:
Flash & MainConcept (H.264 & x264), WMV, ProRes, MJPEG

Add a delay to your stream: Delay your streamed broadcasts to add a buffer between your live stream and broadcast

Stream to multiple destinations:
Streaming servers, streaming platforms & CDNs (including Facebook Live!), record to disk,
Broadcast to external monitors

Virtual Camera and Microphone output:
Wirecast video and audio output can be picked up as a source in other devices or software.

Program feed output to Blackmagic Design:
Take your Wirecast feed out directly to Blackmagic Design Intensity or DeckLink capture cards.

 

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