USING THE SERMON STUDIO… WE ARE HERE & HAPPY TO HELP!
Please check out the tutorials below – there is a lot of information that will help you take advantage of all the Studio has to offer your Ministry.
If you have additional questions, please submit a ticket through your Studio > Support system. Office hours are M-F, 9am-5pm, Central USA time. You can call our support line at 800.807.1014… please leave a detailed message if you do not get an answer and we will call you back ASAP! Rest assured, we are always monitoring systems, support, and email in case of emergency.
WATCH THESE VIDEOS – GETTING STARTED!
Modify your Studio’s Login Information
You can modify your login username and/or password within your Studio > My Account (upper right) > Studio Users > Users List > EDIT
Modify your Studio’s Profile and Contact Information
You can modify your Studio’s Profile and Contact information within your Studio > Account > Profiles / Contact
PDF – Understanding Usage and Stats
PDF – Studio Settings
This link will provide access to several illustrations that will demonstrate the basic equipment and connections required to record or live stream your media.
Record Audio directly to your Android Device
Live Stream through your browser using WebRTC
Link 2 or more buildings together via Wifi:
VIDEO CAPTURE CARDS – BASIC SPECS AND LINKS
STAND ALONE ENCODERS – BASIC SPECS AND LINKS
Audacity (audio editing)
Switch for Windows
Switch for MAC
AVS provides great bang for the buck. Low price, and you get 11 programs for $60. (WIN only)
Media Bank: upload & publish
Transcoding profile template
Using sFTP to access your Source Files directory
Remove source files / save storage space
Import media from an external location or service
Download Multiple Media Files (make a backup copy)
VIDEO – Automate Episode Availability
VIDEO – Installing Media Centers and Players
VIDEO – Create Live Player from Episode
VIDEO – Download & Playback Links
Woopra “real-time” Analytics Widget
PDF – Studio Quick Start (install player, upload media)
PDF – Call to Action
Share your Episodes & Media to your Social Networks
Share your Archived media directly to YouTube and/or Vimeo
SIMULCAST YOUR LIVE STREAM
HOW TO LIVE BROADCAST YOUR SERMONS AND LESSONS
STREAM SETTINGS – VERY IMPORTANT:
– H.264 or x.264 (not VP6)
– BASELINE 3.0 (not MAIN)
– Key frame every 240
– Audio in *AAC at 44,100 Hz
(*otherwise, mp3 < will not work on all Android devices)
Why upload? …Live Stream instead!
LIVE STREAM – ENCODING SOFTWARE
live encoder: Open Broadcaster Software
live encoder: using Wirecast
live: stream from your mobile iOS device
LIVE STREAM – ADDITIONAL TOPICS
live: archived media playback before you go live within players.
live: auto publish to archive following broadcast
live: recurring live broadcast scheduling
live: publish audio only
live: simplify weekly streaming process. Upload “OFF-AIR” promo/trailer
Upload ARTWORK TO EPISODE
For Episode artwork create and upload your image at 1080 x 608.
Studio > Episode Archive (select desired Episode) > Details tab (scroll down) > Change Artwork
Upload ARTWORK to Podcast Channel
For Podcast Artwork (iTunes Channel art) use 1400×1400.
Studio (Advanced Mode) > Playlist (select desired Playlist from Dropdown > Artwork > Podcast Artwork
Each PLAYLIST in your Sermon Studio also includes a Podcast / RSS feed. Go to the PLAYLIST page, select the desired Playlist from the drop down menu… and then scroll down to the RSS/PODCAST section. Highlight & Copy the feed’s URL to your clip-board.
You can customize your Podcast Channel art within the Artwork section of the Playlist page in your Studio. (note: your image dimensions should be 1400 x 1400. For more information, see the Artwork section above.) NOTE: updates to your feed may take several days to show within the iTunes Store Directory. However, if you manually subscribe to the feed within iTunes you will see the updates immediately.
How to UPLOAD – quick walkthrough
Upload > Detailed Walkthrough
Transcoding Profile Template
Edit Episode details
Download & Playback Links
Automate Episode Availability
Playlists – Detailed Walkthrough
Player and Media Center Install
Upload ARTWORK TO EPISODE
Upload ARTWORK to Podcast / Profile
Delete multiple Episodes > Batch Processing
Remove Source Files – save storage space
Live Broadcast – detailed walkthrough
Why upload? live stream instead!
Wirecast live (stream name builder)
Open Broadcaster Software (obsproject.com)
Live Broadcast > Trim & Publish
Create Live Player from Episode
LIVE STREAMING THROUGH THE CHURCH ONLINE PLATFORM
LIVE STREAMING TO FACEBOOK