@api.video/react-native-livestream
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React Native RTMP live stream client

api.video is the video infrastructure for product builders. Lightning fast video APIs for integrating, scaling, and managing on-demand & low latency live streaming features in your app.

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Project description

This module is made for broadcasting RTMP live stream from smartphone camera

Getting started

Installation

npm install @api.video/react-native-livestream

or

yarn add @api.video/react-native-livestream

Permissions

Android

Permissions android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO, android.permission.CAMERA and android.permission.INTERNET are in the library manifest and will be requested by this library at runtime. You don't have to request them in your application.

For the PlayStore, your application might declare this in its AndroidManifest.xml

<manifest>
    <uses-feature android:name="android.hardware.camera" android:required="true" />
    <uses-feature android:name="android.hardware.camera.autofocus" android:required="false" />
</manifest>

iOS

Update Info.plist with a usage description for camera and microphone

<key>NSCameraUsageDescription</key>
<string>Your own description of the purpose</string>

<key>NSMicrophoneUsageDescription</key>
<string>Your own description of the purpose</string>

Code sample

import React, { useRef, useState } from 'react';
import { View, TouchableOpacity } from 'react-native';
import { ApiVideoLiveStreamView } from '@api.video/react-native-livestream';

const App = () => {
  const ref = useRef(null);
  const [streaming, setStreaming] = useState(false);

  return (
    <View style={{ flex: 1, alignItems: 'center' }}>
      <ApiVideoLiveStreamView
        style={{ flex: 1, backgroundColor: 'black', alignSelf: 'stretch' }}
        ref={ref}
        camera="back"
        enablePinchedZoom={true}
        video={{
          fps: 30,
          resolution: '720p', // Alternatively, you can specify the resolution in pixels: { width: 1280, height: 720 }
          bitrate: 2*1024*1024, // # 2 Mbps
          gopDuration: 1, // 1 second
        }}
        audio={{
          bitrate: 128000,
          sampleRate: 44100,
          isStereo: true,
        }}
        isMuted={false}
        onConnectionSuccess={() => {
          //do what you want
        }}
        onConnectionFailed={(e) => {
          //do what you want
        }}
        onDisconnect={() => {
          //do what you want
        }}
      />
      <View style={{ position: 'absolute', bottom: 40 }}>
        <TouchableOpacity
          style={{
            borderRadius: 50,
            backgroundColor: streaming ? 'red' : 'white',
            width: 50,
            height: 50,
          }}
          onPress={() => {
            if (streaming) {
              ref.current?.stopStreaming();
              setStreaming(false);
            } else {
              ref.current?.startStreaming('YOUR_STREAM_KEY');
              setStreaming(true);
            }
          }}
        />
      </View>
    </View>
  );
}

export default App;

Documentation

Props & Methods

type ApiVideoLiveStreamProps = {
  // Styles for the view containing the preview
  style: ViewStyle;
  // camera facing orientation
  camera?: 'front' | 'back';
  video: {
    // frame rate
    fps: number;
    // resolution.
    resolution: Resolution | PredefinedResolution; 
    // video bitrate. depends on resolutions.
    bitrate: number;
    // duration between 2 key frames in seconds
    gopDuration: number;
  };
  audio: {
    // sample rate. Only for Android. Recommended: 44100
    sampleRate: 44100;
    // true for stereo, false for mono. Only for Android. Recommended: true
    isStereo: true;
    // audio bitrate. Recommended: 128000
    bitrate: number;
  };
  // Mute/unmute microphone
  isMuted: false;
  // Enables/disables the zoom gesture handled natively
  enablePinchedZoom?: boolean;
  // will be called when the connection is successful
  onConnectionSuccess?: () => void;
  // will be called when connection failed
  onConnectionFailed?: (code: string) => void;
  // will be called when the live-stream is stopped
  onDisconnect?: () => void;
};

type ApiVideoLiveStreamMethods = {
  // Start the stream
  // streamKey: your live stream RTMP key
  // url: RTMP server url, default: rtmp://broadcast.api.video/s
  startStreaming: (streamKey: string, url?: string) => void;
  // Stops the stream
  stopStreaming: () => void;
  // Sets the zoomRatio
  // Intended for use with React Native Gesture Handler, a slider or similar.
  setZoomRatio: (zoomRatio) => void;
};

Example App

You can try our example app, feel free to test it.

Setup

Be sure to follow the React Native installation steps before anything.

  1. Open a new terminal
  2. Clone the repository and go into it
git clone https://github.com/apivideo/api.video-reactnative-live-stream.git livestream_example_app && cd livestream_example_app

Android

Install the packages and launch the application

yarn && yarn example android

iOS

  1. Sign your application

Open Xcode, click on "Open a project or file" and open the Example.xcworkspace file.
You can find it in YOUR_PROJECT_NAME/example/ios.
Click on Example, go in Signin & Capabilities tab, add your team and create a unique bundle identifier.

  1. Install the packages and launch the application
yarn && yarn example ios

Plugins

api.video live stream library is using external native library for broadcasting

Plugin README
StreamPack StreamPack
HaishinKit HaishinKit

FAQ

If you have any questions, ask us here: https://community.api.video . Or use Issues.

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Collaborators

  • yvan_apivideo
  • apivideo-ecosystem
  • olivierapivideo