List of the best live streaming software used by vloggers and small businesses to host live stream events. Some of the features of the best live streaming software include Screen sharing, number of participants, number of people watching, stream on  YouTube, Facebook, custom backgrounds, recording, full HD, etc.

Methodology: Live streaming software listed below have been ranked according to website metrics, user experience, and editorial judgment. Learn more about our ranking criteria.

    What is Streamyard? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by Dan Briggs, Geige Vandentop in 2018.

    Platform Features: Stream anywhere, Green screen, Streaming limits, Brand colors, On screen comments, Banners and Screen sharing and Brand Broadcast.

    What is Restream? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by Andrew Surzynskyi and Alexander Khuda in 2015.

    Platform Features: Multistreaming, Scheduler, Chat, Analytics and Studio.

    What is Streamlabs? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by Ali Moiz, Murtaza Hussain, Tom Maneri???in 2014.

    Platform Features: Stream overlay, Alert box themes, Alert box sounds, Design you stream, Logo maker, Multistream and Custom tip page.

    What is Livestream? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by Max Haot in 2007.

    Platform Features: Flawless adaptive streaming, Video management, Monetization, Brand control, Priority support and Live production graphics.

    What is Panopto? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by William Guttman, William Scherlis, Brad Winney and Eric Burns in 2007.

    Platform Features: Video management, Recording and editing, Live streaming, Search and discovery, Integration and APIs, Secure video library, Meeting intelligence, Remote work, Employee training, Virtual classroom, Lecture capture, Flipping the classroom and Accessibility.

    What is Snapstream? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by Rakesh Agrawal in 2000.

    Platform Features: Create and share clips, Commercial detection, Track keywords mentions,  share TV to social media, Add media tags and Native HTML5 Player.

    What is Obsproject? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by Hugh “Jim” Bailey in 2012.

    What is Periscope? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by Joe Bernstein and Kayvon Beykpour in 2014.

    What is Xsplit? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by….(founders name) in 2009.

    Platform Features: Norendering required, Machine learning and Automatic stream setting.

    What is Dacast? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by Stephane Roulland in 2008.

    Platform Features: Live Streaming, Video Hosting, Ad-free Streaming, 24/7 Customer Support, Unlimited Concurrent Viewers, Full 1080p HD Broadcasting, Secure Delivery, Mobile Device Support, Embeddable HTML5 player, Scheduling, Responsive Video, Player Customization, Real-Time Analytics, Advanced Analytics, M3U8 Links, Live & VOD Playlists, Live Countdown, Paywall, Pre, Mid & Post Roll Advertising, Unlimited Live Channels, VOD Chapter Markers, Advanced Library Management, China Streaming for VOD.

    What is Wowza? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by David Stubenvoll and Charlie Good in 2005.

    What is Vmix? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by Martin Sinclair in 2005.

    Platform Features: Simultaneous streaming and recording, 13 Transition effects, Video delay, Web browser input, Built in Audio mixer, Live video effects, Input multiview, Full NDI capabilities, 4 overlay Channels, Colour correction and SRT in and out support.

    What is Livewebinar? It is a live streaming software. It was founded by….(founders name) in 2019.

    Platform Features: Screen sharing, Storage, Youtube, Facebook, Vimeo, Periscope, Polls and surveys, Chat, Call to action, Whiteboard invitations, Presenters and Breakout rooms.