How to upgrade to Wirecast 5

Instructions for Mac

Download and install Wirecast 5* (Tech specs)

From the Wirecast menu select “Preferences” and switch to the "Licenses" tab.

Click "Upgrade..." to access the Telestream Store

The License will usually activate automatically. If it does not, check your email for a message from Avangate that contains the serial number for your license. Enter the serial number in the "Licenses" tab of the Preferences Menu in order to activate your license.

*Note: During the installation, you will be given the option to overwrite your previous version of Wirecast or to keep both versions.  Learn more

Please review the System Requirements before upgrading.

Watch the video: Upgrading & Installing Wirecast 5

Instructions for Windows

Download and install Wirecast 5* (Tech specs)

From the File menu select “Preferences” and switch to the "Licenses" tab.

Click "Upgrade..." to access the Telestream Store

The License will usually activate automatically. If it does not, check your email for a message from Avangate that contains the serial number for your license. Enter the serial number in the "Licenses" tab of the Preferences Menu in order to activate your license.

*Note: You will need to remove your existing version of Wirecast using the Add/Remove Programs in the Control Panel before installing.  Learn more

Please review the System Requirements before upgrading.

Watch the video: Upgrading & Installing Wirecast 5

Move up to Wirecast Pro

When you need more advanced features, Wirecast Pro 5 adds:

  • New support for web stream sources, and program feed out
  • Professional-looking 3D virtual sets
  • Enhanced audio controls with sync delay
  • Integrated scoreboards for live sports broadcasts
  • Additional source support for IP cameras and Telestream Pipeline video capture devices
  • Firewire HDV Option ($99 value)
    • Input support for HDV cameras

Move from Wirecast Studio 4.x to Wirecast Pro 5 for $629

  • Follow instructions in the "How to upgrade to Wirecast 5" section above, and choose Wirecast Pro 5 in the Online Store.

Move from Wirecast Studio 5.x to Wirecast Pro 5.x for $500

Launch Wirecast 5

Choose Upgrade:

On Mac: From the Wirecast menu , select Preferences > Licenses, then Click "Upgrade..."

On Windows: From the File menu, select Preferences > Licenses, then Click "Upgrade..."

Fill out the requested information and submit

Once your order is complete, your new Wirecast Pro 5 serial number will automatically be copied to your application and you'll have access to all the features of Wirecast Pro.

An order confirmation with your new serial number will be emailed to you.