Feature Overview: Brandlive's Showbuilder

Showbuilder lets you lay out your entire show in advance so it's smooth sailing once you go live.

Showbuilder mode provides a dedicated space for collaborative, pre-show planning and shot building. While at first glance Showbuilder mode looks very similar to the live state of Greenroom, some critical differences are important to understand. In this article, we'll run through some quick definitions to better understand Showbuilder, how to enter Showbuilder and touch upon the key differences in Showbuilder.

Showbuilder Overview

Terms to Better Understand Showbuilder

  • Showbuild: Use the Showbuild mode to plan your show and line up your shots. The Greenroom cannot stream live in this mode.
  • Record: Use the Recording feature to record your speakers and presentations before showtime. The Greenroom cannot stream live in this mode.
  • Stream: Lights, camera, ACTION! It's show time! In this mode, the Greenroom can stream live immediately or at a selected time.

How to Engage Showbuilder

Once entering a Greenroom, you will be in Showbuilder mode by default. To change to either Stream or Record mode, click the Showbuild button in the top navigation and select which one you would like to utilize.

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Key Differences in Showbuilder

Here you can see a quick rundown of what those key differences are. 

  • In Showbuilder, edits are immediately applied
  • Showbuilder is collaborative
  • It is not possible to broadcast while in Showbuilder
  • Feeds of anyone invited to a Greenroom appear in Showbuilder, regardless of whether or not they have made an account or are currently logged in (this is to help with building shots).
  • Edits can be initiated by clicking the thumbnail canvas in the Shot Tab (the "Edit" icon is not visible in Showbuilder)

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