Best export settings for LIVE video in Final Cut Pro X

All social media LIVE platforms have limitations on your video stream's bitrate, resolution, frame rate, and so much more. Instead of exporting a video at higher settings than your stream can accept, this will help you to export your video in a smaller file size that will still keep your stream quality amazing.

Read more about why we recommend these settings.

The export settings we recommend changing

When sharing your Final Cut Pro X timeline, select "Master File" as the destination and modify the following:

Share > Master Files > Settings:

Format: Web Hosting

Codec: H.264 Faster Encode

Resolution: Up to 1920x1080

Want to save this as a preset destination? Learn about compressor presets.