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Livestorm logo
Developer(s)Livestorm, SAS
Initial releaseFebruary 2016; 4 years ago (2016-02)
Written inRuby, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, Vue.js, GraphQL
Operating systemWeb-based
Available in25 languages
List of languages
English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Korean, Russian, Danish, Dutch, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Italian, Vietnamese, Arabic, Austrian German, Swiss, Finnish, Greek, Lithuanian, Japanese, Croatian, Slovenian, Czech
TypeWeb conferencing, Video conferencing

Livestorm is a browser based online web conferencing software used to share real-time live streams. It can be used to power remote live meetings, product demos, sales webinars, online lessons, onboarding sessions, more.[1][2][3]


Livestorm was founded in Paris, France in 2016[4] by Gilles Bertaux, Robin Lambert, Vincent Garreau and Tom Forlini.[5]


Livestorm's core is focused on leveraging WebRTC and Web Sockets for real time, low-latency interactions.[6] The video stream quality and format automatically adapts to each viewers' web browser. The stream serves a WebRTC stream for compatible browsers including Google Chrome, Firefox and Opera, with a fall back on HLS on Internet Explorer and Safari.

The frontend runs on the Vue.js framework.[7]

Editions and features[edit]

Livestorm comes with HD webinar and video streaming, screensharing, browser-based webinars, text chat for participants, text Q&A for participants, polls during webinars, custom registration page, replay available for streaming or download, inviting guest presenters to the stage, sharing documents via upload, Iframe, or YouTube embeds, multi-language support, recurring events.

It also provides features for marketing: creating a custom registration form embeddable on any page, source tracking, analytics report, replay analytics, email invitation supporting variables using the Liquid templating engine, registrant profiles.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Livestorm, la startup qui facilite l'organisation de vos conférences virtuelles". Maddyness.
  2. ^ "5 outils pour rendre vos réunions (vraiment) plus productives". Maddyness.
  3. ^ "The State of B2B France's Tech in 2017". G2 Crowd.
  4. ^ "13 WebEx Alternatives for Hosting an Extraordinary Webinar". Capterra.
  5. ^ "Livestorm information on Crunchbase". Crunchbase.
  6. ^ "Real-time video streaming: Who Needs It and Why?". Tokbox.
  7. ^ Guillaume Chau (28 February 2018). Apollo, GraphQL and Vue the ultimate stack.

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