Wirecast Pro 4
|Where to get support||www.telestream.net/wirecast-support|
|Support for multiple cameras (DV/HDV*,SDI) and inputs (USB, Firewire, SDI, HDMI)||No limit||No limit|
|Unlimited number of input devices||Yes||Yes|
|Add additional media: audio, video, graphics||Yes||Yes|
|Broadcast your computer desktop using built-in
Wirecast Desktop Presenter
New! Now includes audio support
|Improved integration for Blackmagic capture cards (Intensity Pro, Decklink SDI, Decklink Duo, Decklink Studio, Decklink HD Extreme 3D and Intensity Shuttle)||Yes||Yes|
|New! Improved integration for Viewcast Osprey capture cards (240e, 450e & 700e) (Windows version only)||Yes||Yes|
|New! Integration with Matrox Multi-Ingest capture card (Mac version only)||Yes||Yes|
|New! Integration with LiveU video-over-cellular transmission backpack||Yes||Yes|
|New! Integration with Teradek Cube allowing users to submit camera feeds directly over your local network to Wirecast||No||Yes|
|Support for Telestream Pipeline™ network capture device||No||Yes|
|Support for selected wireless IP cameras (AXIS 211 W, Sony SNC-RZ50, and Cisco WVC80N, New! AXIS P1344 and New! AXIS M1104)||No||Yes|
|User definable multiple layers; up to 35 layers of live compositing||Yes||Yes|
|Support for a variety of configurable transitions||Yes||Yes|
|More than 30 built-in titles (lower thirds)||Yes||Yes|
|3D virtual sets||No||Yes|
|Advanced audio controls||No||Yes|
|Video Formats (ouput)|
|Windows Media (WMV)||Yes
|Flash 8 On2 (VP6)||Yes||Yes|
|Flash 9 with Apple H.264||No||No|
|Flash 9 with Main Concept H.264||Yes||Yes|
|Audio Formats (output)|
|Audio formats supported||All supported formats||All supported formats|
|QT, Flash, Windows Media streaming servers||Yes
(Windows Media Streaming Server
is Windows only)
|Streaming services: Ustream, justin.tv, Livestream, Stickam.com, Sermon.net, Brightcove, Akamai, Limelight, BitGravity, Wowza and more…||Yes||Yes|
|Record to disk||Yes||Yes|
|Broadcast to external monitor||Yes||Yes|
|User interface layout||Standard
Download Wirecast 4 Workflows (PDF version)
Multiple video input devices
Wirecast supports an unlimited number of camera inputs, ranging from selected wireless IP cameras, to USB and firewire cameras, to HD cameras. Wirecast supports capture cards from Blackmagic, Matrox and Viewcast, as well as Telestream Pipeline capture device.
Video production features
Multiple user-definable layers: Controlling your broadcast in real-time is easy. With Wirecast's multiple layer support you get up to 35 layers of live compositing. It's simple to place a background music track or a company logo over your webcast, while changing between the cameras you want your viewers to see.
Chroma key: A high quality GPU accelerated real-time green screen solution.
Built-in Desktop Presenter: Allows you to broadcast the desktop of another computer during your webcasts. Perfect for PowerPoint or Keynote presentations, training webcasts and product demonstrations. Now with audio support, which enables you to broadcast live interviews using Skype or other chat client.
Amazing 3D graphics: Generate amazing transitions and effects in real-time, including cross-fade, 3D cube, swinging doors, sliding etc.
Incredible titles: More than 30 built-in professional broadcast quality title themes. Pick your favorite, enter your text and you're done.
3D virtual sets: Create a virtual TV studio environment.
Scoreboards: Use the built-in scoreboard templates for live action sports applications.
Live encoding format support
Quick Time, On2 (VP6) and Main Concept H.264, Windows Media
Streaming protocol support
RTMP, RTSP, MMS (Windows)
When it comes to broadcast, Wirecast offers easy setup for your streaming services with industry leaders Limelight Networks, Livestream, Ustream, Justin.tv, Akamai, Sermon.net , Wowza, and many more, allowing anyone with a computer and internet connection to easily and affordably reach out to audiences anywhere in the world. Simultaneously stream to different services or in different bitrates.
The omnipresent Flash H.264 (RTMP) is natively supported by Wirecast on all platforms. Wirecast supports Flash Media Servers and Wowza Media Servers. Through Wowza streaming server, you can stream directly to your iPhone.
With QuickTime Streaming Server (QTSS), supported by Wirecast on all platforms, you can unicast or multicast to your clients. Your viewers can then watch your webcast through QuickTime Player or embedded directly into a webpage.
Wirecast for Windows also supports streaming with Windows Media Server (MMS). Viewers will connect either through Windows Media Player or directly inside a webpage.
Save your production to disk simultaneously as you are live broadcasting your event, for future archiving or on-demand distribution.
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