Frequently asked questions
Can I edit the Event details of a Broadcast after it has been recorded?
Yes, when you are logged in to your Awdio account go to the My Events tab. Here you should go to the Archives section where all your recorded Broadcasts are stored. Choose the Event you wish to edit and select the Edit button.
What bandwidth do I need on my internet connection to broadcast live?
Before broadcasting it’s recommended you ensure that you have enough upload bandwidth. Try a speed test at the following address www.speedtest.com and make sure you have minimum 164 Kbps of upload bandwidth.
What equipment do I need to broadcast live using the free software?
This really depends on what you are Broadcasting Live. In all cases you will need a PC/Mac configured with Windows, Mac OSX or Linux. If you are recording a DJ set or concert you will need to either connect your mixing desk to the Line In of your computer or if you are using an external soundcard this needs to be connected to your computer and the right sound input preferences selected. You can Live Broadcast straight from your PC/Mac without going through an external source but you will need extra software installed for this.
Can the public download my audio archives?
Only you can download Recorded Live Broadcasts or Uploaded audio files once you are logged in to your Awdio account.
How do I download a recorded broadcast?
Once you have finished recording a Live Braodcast, the audio will automatically be stored in the Archive section of My Events in your Awdio account. You can then choose to download it from here.
How long in advance can I schedule my broadcast?
You can schedule an Event (Live Broadcast) as much in advance as you like. It is advisable to schedule an Event at least 2 weeks in advance to give people time to know that you will be broadcasting an Event.
Why is the location important?
Choosing the correct location for your Live Broadcast is extremely important to ensure that you are in the correct timezone. This will program your Live Broadcast to start at the correct time and ensure that listeners know when it starts in their local time. If you get the location wrong your Live Broadcast could fail to stream.
Why do I need an image on my Channel profile?
You should add an image to your Channel profile so that it looks more appealing to the pubic. Choose something that defines what you’re about. Channels without an image wont be featured in the Explore section on Awdio.com
What are the Tags?
Tags are a list of words that describe your Event, they can be the artist’s featured, the location, the label, the genre.. Tags are extremely useful when browsing or searching Events because they give extra information about your Live Broadcasts or Archives.
How can my live broadcast feature on the home page slider?
When you schedule an Event you will see a Top Show button. When this is switched ON (Blue) your Event will then be placed in a queue for the Awdio Online Editor to choose whether the Event should be featured as a ‘Top Event’ on the Home Page Slider. You may be contacted to provide an image or more information about the your Live Broadcasts. Only Live Broadcasts are featured on the Home Page Slider not Archives. To have more a chance of being featured on the Awdio Home Page upload a Hi Res image to your Event and make the description as interesting as possible. The Editor may change the title of your Event to comply with the Top Show slider format.