Install latest/stable of YouTube Live Streamer

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install youtube-live-streamer

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Stream video from IP Cam to YouTube Live

Note: only cams with h264 codec are supported at the moment

Getting started 0. [RaspberryPi + Raspbian/Raspberry Pi OS] Update snapd to the latest available version according to

  1. Install snap: sudo snap install youtube-live-streamer --edge
  2. Get stream key in YouTube Studio (
  3. Open config file for edit: sudoedit /var/snap/youtube-live-streamer/common/live-streamer.conf
  4. Uncomment youtube-stream-key: "xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx" line by removing # at the beginning and replace xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx with your stream key
  5. Restart snap: sudo snap restart youtube-live-streamer


Details for YouTube Live Streamer

  • GPL-3.0+

Last updated
  • 16 November 2023 - latest/stable
  • 16 November 2023 - latest/edge



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