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What Are the Differences Between "Original Livestream" and Livestream?

To log in to your Livestream account, click here.

Platform Features:

  • Email address is used to log in
  • Livestream Producer is a free software used to broadcast from a PC or MAC
  • Mobile app to broadcast and control the Livestream Broadcaster
  • No Ads
  • Adaptive Bit-rate Streaming
  • On Demand Embedding
  • Post/Upload an unlimited amount of Video and Pictures to your Event (no overages)
  • Unlimited Event Pages (1 live at a time)
  • Unlimited Viewers

Plan Differences: 


  • Unlimited Archive and Storage
  • Viewers can watch without logging in to a Livestream account
  • Event/Account Vanity URL
  • Google Analytics Integration
  • Accept donations via Stripe
  • Email Support only


All Basic account features plus: 

  • Unlimited Embedding of your live event
  • Simulcast to Facebook, YouTube, or a custom destination
  • Livestream Analytics
  • Phone and Email Support


All Basic, and Premium features plus:

  • Hide account and events on
  • White label player and embeds
  • Password protect events and embeds
  • Control embedding location
  • Google DFP integration to enable pre-roll video ads
  • Mid-roll ad insertion using Livestream Studio
  • Geo-blocking
  • Lead capture
  • Livestream Audience Booster
  • RTMP input (compatible with third-party encoders) & cloud transcoding

Free Trial

  • 30 day trial
  • Access to all Enterprise features
  • 3 concurrent viewers
  • 20 minutes allowed per stream
  • Events hidden from discovery
  • Viewers must log in to Livestream to see your content

More information on Livestream can be found here

Original Livestream
To log in to your Original Livestream account, click here.

Platform Features:

  • Legacy platform: this platform has not been in active development since the release of the new Livestream platform (2012).
  • Username is used to log in
  • Livestream Procaster is used to broadcast to mobile devices and multiple bit-rates
  • Livestream Virtual Web Based Studio
  • Channel Pages with Auto-Pilot playlist

Plan Differences: 


  • Ad supported
  • Limit of 50 concurrent viewers
  • RTMP Streaming limit of 500kbps- single bit-rate only
  • 10GB storage limit
  • Email Support only


  • $350 a month with a 1 calendar month minimum commitment
  • Additional overage charges based on the viewers watching your channel (ie: viewer hours)
  • Basic privacy settings including password protected channel page (embeds are not password-protected), geo-blocking, restricted embedding and basic white-labeling
  • Native analytics suite
  • RTMP Streaming supported with no bandwidth limit - single bit-rate only
  • Phone and Email Support

  More information on the Original Livestream can be found here.  

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