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: 


  • 30 day archive
  • Publishing point in New York, NY
  • Viewers must watch on new.livestream.com
  • Embedding of video on-demand content and posts only. No Live Embedding
  • Email Support only


All Free account features plus: 

  • Unlimited Archive and Storage
  • Local Publishing Point
  • Viewers can watch without logging in to a Livestream account
  • Event/Account Vanity URL
  • Google Analytics Integration
  • Email Support only


All Free and Basic account features plus: 

  • Ability to disable Event Viewer Count, Comments & Chat
  • Livestream on Any Website - Unlimited Embedding of the Live Event Page and Live Player
  • Livestream on Facebook
  • Livestream Analytics
  • Phone and Email Support


All Free, Basic, and Premium Account Features plus:

  • Hide account and events on Livestream.com
  • 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
  • Livestream Audience Booster

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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