LinkedIn recommends upload speeds of at least 10 Mbps to live stream on the platform. You can check your internet connection upload speed by running a speed test.

The best live streaming settings for LinkedIn Live are:

  • Aspect ratio: 16:9 (no portrait or square orientations)
  • Resolution: 720p is recommended (maximum is 1080p)
  • Frame rate: 30 fps
  • Keyframe: every 2 seconds
  • Bitrate: 3.5 Mbps, 6 Mbps maximum
  • Audio bitrate: 128 Kbps
  • Audio sample rate: 48 kHz
  • Encoding: H.264 video, AAC audio
  • 4-hour time limit on live streams

Note: You need to apply for access either by filling out an online form (if you want to stream as a LinkedIn member) or by arranging it with your LinkedIn Marketing Solutions rep (if you want to stream as a page).

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