Livestream To Instagram Using Castr

Streaming Live to Instagram and other platforms using Castr

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Written by Govinda Sunil
Updated over a week ago

At the moment, it's not possible to stream live to Instagram directly using Castr because Instagram is not providing RTMP entry points for live streaming.

One workaround for this issue is to use Yellow Duck. Yellow Duck is an application that allows you to stream videos to Instagram Live from a Mac or PC. You can stream from Castr, OBS, SLOBS, or other streaming software to Instagram.

However, please note that Castr does not affiliate with or endorse Yellow Duck. Therefore, you may use the app at your own risk.

How to Connect Yellow Duck with Castr

Firstly, make sure you have downloaded the Yellow Duck desktop app. Go to this link to download the app for free.

  1. Open the Yellow Duck app, then log in to your Instagram account

  2. After signing in, the app will provide you with an RTMP URL and Stream Key

Important: Your stream key will expire in a few minutes. So as soon as you’re logged in to Instagram, you will have a few minutes to start your stream. It’s best to have your video streams set up and configured beforehand.

3. Use these RTMP details to add Yellow Duck as a Custom Platform in Castr

4. Click Create Platform to finish adding Yellow Duck and start streaming to Instagram

If you need more information on how to use Yellow Duck, check out our blog.

Once Instagram opens up with RTMP entry points, it will be available in Castr as an official platform for livestreaming.

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