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Mobile Live Streaming – What can you do with the ManyCam app? (FAQ)

Mayra Gomes
Jan 02, 2018
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Sometimes we need to live stream on the go, but we still want to create professional-looking live streams and that’s where the ManyCam app comes in. It’s mobile live streaming with a portable live video production studio.

The app is an incredibly versatile tool. It allows you to broadcast straight from your device or transform it into a webcam. During your desktop live streams and video calls, you can add your device to ManyCam as a video source. It gives you great freedom to create better live streaming videos with an extra point of video.

We gathered the most frequently asked questions of 2017 and put them together in this post.

If you want to learn a bit more about it and how to use it, check this video below:



Here are the most frequently asked questions about the ManyCam app


What can the ManyCam app do?

The app transforms your mobile into a video source on your desktop ManyCam. So, if you’re live streaming with a webcam, the mobile can be a second camera or you can have a co-host, with the mobile, out on the street interviewing people.

You can also use the app to broadcast directly from your phone to Facebook, YouTube or any custom RTMP.


I already have ManyCam on my computer, why would I need the app?

The app can be used as an extra feature of your desktop ManyCam, because it will allow you to add more video sources and use your mobile as a webcam


Can I use ManyCam app to live stream just using my phone?

Yes, the app allows you to stream to Facebook, YouTube or any custom RTMP. You’ll have a live video production studio to help you out during your mobile live streaming. You can add different video sources, use transitions, effects and control your live stream.


How can I turn my device into a webcam for my computer?

If you don’t have a webcam or if you have one but want to add a second one to your live streams, the ManyCam app can help you. All you need to do is download the app and connect with your ManyCam account.

On ManyCam, if you click to add a video source, you’ll be able to choose ManyCam Mobile. Once it connects, you can use your device as a webcam on live streams, video calls and conferences.


Is it available for Android? What about iOS?

Yes, you can download the app at the Google Store and Apple Store.


How many video sources can I add on my mobile live streaming?

The mobile app allows you to add 4 different sources, which can be live video from the front or back camera, pre-recorded videos from your library, images or blank images. During your mobile live streaming, you can easily transition from one source to the next.


What kind of effects are available?

When using ManyCam app, you have a selection of filters and distortions to apply on your video. You can also choose between many transitions to go from one video source to the next.


Can I download it for free?

Yes, it’s available on Google Store and Apple Store for free. Some of the features are only available for ManyCam subscribers, have a look at the plans here.

If you have any other questions about the app or ManyCam, let us know in the comment section below. We are always happy to answer them!



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