Livepeer Studio

API requests

The Livepeer Studio API is a live video streaming API. With the Livepeer Studio API, you or the client can configure details for live broadcasting software, generate a playback URL for stream viewers, get usage data about your stream sessions and more. Explore the Livepeer Studio API reference for more information.

The Livepeer Studio API base url is As you make requests, the Livepeer Studio API returns JSON responses.

The Livepeer Studio API uses API keys to authenticate most requests, including all requests associated with creating and retrieving a stream or session object.

The Livepeer Studio API uses Bearer authentication. You or the client must send an API key in the Authorization header when making requests to protected information:

Authorization: Bearer <api-key>

All API requests must be made over HTTPS. API requests without proper authentication will fail.

The Livepeer Studio API uses conventional HTTP status codes.

2XX = success

4XX = client error, problem with information provided

5XX = internal server error, problem with Livepeer Studio servers