How to publish a Live Event on YouTube


This article explains how to publish a temporary Live Event on YouTube. If you want to create a persistent broadcast, please learn how to create a persistent broadcast on YouTube using YouTube Studio and a general-purpose Ozolio Publisher.


Before publishing a live content on YouTube for the first time:


Add a new YouTube Publisher:


IMPORTANT: You do not need to create a new publisher every time you want to publish a live event. Any publisher created can be reused in the future. 

  • Log in to your profile at
  • Open the 'PUBLISHERS' tab (link at the top of the page).
  • Click 'Add Publisher' (blue link on the right of the screen).
  • In the 'Publisher Name', give the publisher a name.
  • In the 'Default Provider', select 'YouTube'.
  • In the 'Default Camera', select the camera you want to publish.
  • Click 'Add Publisher', then "Close".



Start your Live Broadcast:

  • In the list of PUBLISHERS, locate your publisher and click 'Start Broadcast'.


  • Select 'YouTube', optionally select another camera, and click 'NEXT'.


  • Enter the broadcast title, description, and time limit.


 IMPORTANT: Any YouTube Live Broadcast is time-limited (8 hours max). After the time limit, the broadcast will automatically stop and YouTube will replace it with the recorded video.

  • After you have verified your broadcast details, click 'CONTINUE WITH YOUTUBE'.
  • Open your YouTube Channel or YouTube URL and verify your Live Event has been published.


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