Livepeer Studio


Livepeer Studio aims to make video for web3 simple and affordable. Start today for free! See FAQ details below on pricing for when your app begins to scale with lots of viewers. If you have any other questions reach us at: [email protected]


How much does it cost to start using Livepeer Studio?

It’s free to start! Easily create an account with 1,000 minutes/month of video processing (transcoding and uploading videos), 100 viewers, and 3 multistreaming targets per stream for no charge.

What costs are associated with livestreaming?

There are three costs associated with livestreaming.

Transcoding - the ingesting of video to the Livepeer network ($0.005 USD/min)

Delivery - the streaming of video to various consumer endpoints; delivery ensures flawless high quality playback on whatever device or bandwidth the end viewer is watching ($0.015 USD/GB)

Multistreaming - sending the video to multiple players (like YouTube or Twitch) ($0.002 USD/min per destination)

What are the costs associated with video on demand?

There are three costs associated with video on demand.

Uploading - the uploading, transcoding, and optimization of content to make sure it plays back beautifully ($0.005 USD/min)

Delivery - the streaming of video to various video player or device ($0.015 USD/GB)

Storage - the cost of storing content reliably via Livepeer storage on decentralized or cloud storage providers (pricing coming soon)

How much is Livepeer Studio versus streaming on web2 platforms?

Livepeer Studio aims to provide video processing for a 5-10x cost saving compared to standard video streaming API services today.

I am building with Livepeer Studio at a hackathon, is there a cost to stream?

In the hundreds of hackathon projects that were built with Livepeer Studio, none have ever exceeded the 1,000 min/month free plan.

Do I need to provide a credit card number to create an account?

A credit card is not required to create an account.

What currencies are accepted?

USD is the only currency accepted right now through the dashboard. Crypto-native payments are coming later this year. If you prefer to pay with cryptocurrency now, contact us directly.

Any other questions? Contact us.