6 Screens on Stage

Ever wish you could add more than four people on stage? Now you can.

Effective today, Pro and Business accounts can now add up to six people on stage when going live in-browser via the Crowdcast desktop app or in iOS. If you're on a Pro or Business account, there's nothing you need to do--the upgrade is automatic. So go ahead, give it a test drive!

Available in both the iOS and desktop Crowdcast apps.

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Introducing Studio Sound

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Crowdcast now has the ability to stream audio from your computer or external mics in the highest quality possible through a feature we call Studio Sound.

This is great for sharing music or if you have audio from a screenshare you want to pipe into the mic. It's also great for podcast hosts that want the highest quality sound to be recorded and shared in the broadcast.

It's off by default and can be enabled by clicking on the studio microphone icon to the right of the HD video icon.

Keep in mind normally we do audio processing on the sound to do things like echo cancellation, automatic gain control, and noise suppression. When Studio Sound is turned on, this processing is turned off and may cause echoing unless all participants are wearing headphones. Any guest who joins the stage can turn this feature on for themselves.

See more details here

Crowdcast Stands Against Racism

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Dear community,

At crowdcast, our mission has always been to bring people – all people – together in a safe space.

We stand in solidarity with the Black community. We stand against inequality, racism, and discrimination. We stand against the systemic racism and oppression prevalent in the US.

Read the letter & actions we're taking →

Reveal a Poll

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You can now create polls and keep them hidden until it's really to reveal it to your audience. Try it out using the "Visible" and "Hidden" toggles on the poll.

New Status Page

Crowdcast now has a status page to keep you updated on how the platform is performing.

Visit status.crowdcast.io anytime if you're wondering if there are any issues with our servers or system in general. You also have the ability to "subscribe" to just our status page updates right on that page. As you know we're all about transparency and clear communication and we hope this helps :)

Visit the new status page →

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Edge-to-Edge Screenshares

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So many of you have asked if there was a way to completely remove the video thumbnails from blocking the bottom left corner of your screenshare, now there's a way. Just toggle your video off and it will hide everything, including your profile photo, from the screen.

Sometimes if you are sharing an interface for a program like photoshop it's important to be able to see some elements on the bottom left corner. In the example above we're sharing Final Cut Pro and by toggling the camera off, it tucks the profile photo off-stage.

Hope you enjoy the small but impactful update. Give us your feedback here. :)

Introducing: Clips

Have you ever had amazing moments in crowdcast that you wanted to share with the rest of the world? We certainly have, that's why we built a way to do just that.

Introducing Clips. You can now create 15 second clips of your public crowdcasts to share on places like twitter and facebook.

See how it works →

A new iOS experience

Say hello to the redesigned iOS app and introducing Discover

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Continue reading →

Members-only events with Patreon

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Patreon has been one of the most popular membership platforms for creators all over the world. So we decided to team up with our friends at Patreon to create a very powerful integration that lets you host members-only livestreams, hangouts, concerts and more. Continue reading →

Updated Stage: Picture-in-picture

Your stage has been improved! You will now see a picture-in-picture view when a video stream is focused. Here is an example of me with a focused screen share. All the non-focused streams will be in the picture-in-picture view on the lower left.

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