A cloud, or network of servers, is used to distribute livestreams to multiple destinations (i.e. Facebook, YouTube) when using the Multistreaming feature. Once a Multistream has ended, the recording remains available on the cloud for later access. Cloud Recordings can easily be viewed and downloaded using the Switcher Studio Dashboard anytime, anywhere, and on any device.

Note: For more information on how to set up Multistreaming, check out the Multistreaming with Switcher Studio article.

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Cloud Recording Features

  • Cloud Recordings are available immediately at the end of a livestream.

  • Any device with an internet connection can access Cloud Recordings using the Switcher Studio Dashboard.

  • The quality of the Cloud Recording will match the quality of the original livestream.

  • Cloud Recordings are a great alternative to saving local recordings if device storage is limited.

  • Local Recording can still be enabled when Cloud Recording is utilized.

  • Cloud Recording only stores recordings made using the Multistreaming feature.

Note: Upon cancelling a subscription, remaining recordings will be deleted from the cloud.


Maximum Number of Cloud Recordings

The maximum number of saved Cloud Recordings depends on your subscription type. Once the limit of Cloud Recordings is surpassed, the oldest recording is removed and the newest recording is posted. For Business plan users, Cloud Recordings can be pinned so that they are not deleted as new Cloud Recordings are added. For more information on pinning cloud recordings with the Switcher Studio Business plan, see Pinning Cloud Recordings in the Switcher Studio Dashboard.

Free Trial: Up to 3 recordings

7 Day Pass: Up to 10 recordings

Studio: Up to 10 recordings

Business: Up to 50 recordings

Plus: Up to 150 recordings (50 per user)


Accessing Cloud Recordings in the Switcher Studio Dashboard

Note: Cloud Recordings will display automatically . To view streams that do not have Cloud Recordings, click the Other Streams tab at the top of the webpage.


Viewing Cloud Recordings in the Switcher Studio Dashboard

In the My Livestreams tab of the Switcher Studio Dashboard:

  • Locate the video you would like to view.

  • Click the play icon on the video preview.

    • Click the expand icon in the bottom-right corner of the player to view the video in full-screen mode.


Downloading Cloud Recordings in the Switcher Studio Dashboard

In the My Livestreams tab of the Switcher Studio Dashboard:

  • Locate the video you would like to download.

  • Click the Download button in the bottom-right corner of the video preview.

  • The button will display Queued while the video prepares for download.

  • The button will display Ready when the video is ready for download.

  • Click Ready.

    • The download will automatically begin.

Note: When the download is Queued, it make take a few moments to process the request before the Ready button is displayed.


Pinning Cloud Recordings in the Switcher Studio Dashboard

For Switcher Studio Business plan users, up to 10 Cloud Recordings can be pinned to prevent them from being removed as new recordings are posted.

In the My Livestreams tab of the Switcher Studio Dashboard:

  • Locate the video you wish to pin.

  • Click the Pin icon in the bottom-left corner of the video preview.

Note: Pinning Cloud Recordings is only available with the Switcher Studio Business plan.


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