Simple plugin to add a YouTube Live tab to OctoPrint.

YouTube Live

Plugin that adds a YouTube Live tab to OctoPrint with the capability of starting and stopping a live stream that is created by reencoding the mjpg stream configured in OctoPrint’s Webcam & Timelapse settings.

Note: OctoPrint’s webcam stream requires using a full url path with an ip address, ie




In order to stream please follow the instructions here. If you are just wanting to watch a stream enter the channel id in settings, no other prerequisites required.



Once installed enter your YouTube’s channel id (Advanced Account Settings) and your YouTube stream id (YouTube Live Dashboard) into the YouTube Live plugin settings.

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