Don't think that just because you have a Mac that you don't have the abilities to make a broadcast just as well as a PC. In the guide we'll give you some suggestions and tips to making a broadcast work on your Mac. Below are a couple of things that many have found that makes broadcasting on their Mac better.
- Camtwist: If you're wanting to add special effects to your broadcast (like PiP, desktop broadcasting, text and picture layovers) there is no better program like this one
- Flash Media Encoder: This is a great program to fine tune quality with advanced options not available on the Justin.tv Online Broadcaster.
- Quicktime Broadcaster: Wanting to put your broadcast in h.264? Or perhaps you would like to be able to fine tune your bitrate or quality? This is the application for you.
- Wirecast: Wirecast is great for professional quality streams for live events and business presentations that also supports h.264 encoding and many other features!
- Macam: This is a driver for USB webcams on Mac OS X. It allows hundreds of USB webcams to be used by many Mac OS X video-aware applications. The aim is to support as many webcams as possible. In addition, macam also supports downloading of images from some dual-mode cameras. macam especially tries to support those cameras not supported by Apple or by their manufacturers.
- Logitech QuickCam Vision Pro: A little pricey but the quality of this webcam is great.
- Sound Flower: This is virtual audio device that provides an easy and simple way for Max/MSP and other applications to send and receive audio to and from any other application. Running with very low latency and CPU usage, Soundflower allows each client application to use its usual buffer size.