Frequently Asked Questions

What is Evercast?
Evercast is a media collaboration platform that combines video conferencing and HD media streaming, so creative teams can work together remotely in real time. Built for creatives by creatives, the platform lets you securely stream from any source (live cameras on set or any creative software) with ultra low latency and uncompromising quality. With features made specifically to facilitate creative collaboration, Evercast offers a digital experience that mirrors the ease and productivity of a team sitting shoulder-to-shoulder.
Why use Evercast?
Unlike Evercast, popular video conferencing platforms such as Zoom, Google Meet, or Microsoft Teams don’t offer ultra-low latency, industry-leading audio and video quality, or the ability to stream from multiple sources at once. And while most other creative collaboration platforms require file sharing and waiting for feedback, Evercast offers a real-time solution that lets you work face-to-face with your team and make changes together on the fly. Evercast easily integrates with your existing tools and processes, minimizing disruptions and maximizing productivity. We also offer 24/7 white glove support to Evercast Studio clients and have security approval from every major Hollywood studio as well as leading gaming companies and advertising agencies.
What can Evercast stream?
Evercast is source agnostic, meaning it can stream anything: live cameras on set and motion capture, QTAKE, Avid, Premiere, DaVinci Resolve, Pro Tools, After Effects, Unreal Engine, or any other source. It can even stream from multiple sources simultaneously.
What is Evercast used for?
Evercast use cases continue to expand across the production cycle and beyond. Some current use cases include:
How many people can attend an Evercast session?
Although there is no technical limitation to the number of participants, based on users’ hardware and bandwidth constraints, the average room capacity is about 25 participants and/or live stream feeds per room at a time.
When streaming from creative software (e.g. Avid, Premiere, After Effects, Pro Tools), do you need to stream the user interface?
No, you can choose to stream the software’s user interface or full screen video as needed. You can also use a separate device to video conference with your team; you do not need to initiate the stream and video chat from the same device.
How much latency does Evercast have?
About 150ms on average, which is less than a blink of an eye.
What’s required to use Evercast?
If you’re not the one initiating the stream but you’re participating in a session, all you need is the latest version of Google Chrome or our iOS app. Any Mac or PC will work with a reliable internet connection (at least 10Mbps down).

To stream on Evercast, you’ll need the latest version of Google Chrome as well as our streaming platform, Evercast Broadcaster Software (EBS). At the very minimum, we recommend the following specs:
  • Mac (macOS 10.12 or higher) or PC (Windows 10 or higher) with an Intel i7 4 core CPU and 16GB of memory
  • Hardwired Ethernet connection with at least 10Mbps up and down
For more details, check out our full list of requirements here.
If my computer can’t be plugged into the internet (air-gapped), can I still use the platform?
Yes. If you are air-gapped, we specify a readily available HDMI-to-USB 3.0 or SDI-to-USB 3.0 capture device so you can easily stream from another external device.
Is Evercast studio approved?
Yes, Evercast has been approved by all major film/TV studios and OTT providers — as well as leading advertising agencies and gaming companies.
Can you draw on the screen?
Yes, Evercast enables you and all participants to draw, point, circle, and type on screen for everyone in the virtual room to see.
Can you record Evercast sessions?
Yes, the room owner can record any session. Recordings are stored securely and privately in your room. Playback is interactive, meaning you can choose which person’s video feed to make full screen, just as if you were live in the room again. You can also take notes while recording, which are then time-stamped within the session, so you can easily refer back to important moments.