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.
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)
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)
Livepeer Studio aims to provide video processing for a 5-10x cost saving compared to standard video streaming API services today.
In the hundreds of hackathon projects that were built with Livepeer Studio, none have ever exceeded the 1,000 min/month free plan.
A credit card is not required to create an account.
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.