The better way to start live video streaming

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Exclusively designed for Apple macOS.

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Creating and directing multi camera live shows can be very challenging. Tasks like switching the active camera, roll-in prerecorded sequences and adding layered graphical elements, such as lower-thirds to display names and titles, take your full attention.
Doing all of this as a one-person production while being in front of live camera seems almost impossible.

But what if there was a tool which allows you to get prepared for every scene of your show, a software which only needs one keystroke to perform multiple actions simultaneously, an instrument which you can form to your needs? mimoLive is the all-in-one solution for live streaming professionals and it supports NDI® input and NDI® playout.

mimoLive makes professional broadcast tools accessible for everyone.

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mimoLive is an all-in-one live video switcher and streaming software for Mac. It enables you to use and switch multiple cameras, grab presentations, add graphics like weather maps, lower thirds, social media feeds, green screens, and much more. Scale, crop and convert video of divers formats, frame rates and aspect ratios – everything live and in real-time from your Apple® computer.

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„Video Live Streaming has never been so easy and accessible.
Simply from your Mac, you can switch live cameras, add graphics, lower-thirds and stream to multiple destinations.“

mimoLive offers you all you need and let you stream your live show wherever your audience want to watch it.

mimoLive helps thousands of live video creators around the world.

Sounds interesting?

Create your live video streams – step by step

Capture Audio&Video

Manage multiple input feeds

Direct your live show

Manage multiple output streams

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Video Input Sources

  • Cameras: Thunderbolt, USB, HDMI, SDI SD/HD, NDI
  • USB connected iOS Devices  (via App mimoCam™)
  • Network connected iOS Devices  (via App mimoLive Reporter™)
  • Screen recording
  • IP Cameras
  • Apple Syphon Technology
  • 3rd party applications via NDI™ 4
  • Remote Video Call (mimoCall™) from any supported browser

Audio Sources

  • Cameras: Thunderbolt, USB, HDMI, SDI SD/HD, NDI
  • iOS Devices USB (via App mimoCam™)
  • iOS Devices Cellular/WiFi (via App mimoLive Reporter™)
  • Mic In / Line in


  • Apple Mac computer
  • 64-bit
  • macOS 10.x or newer

Capture Cards

  • PCIe
  • Thunderbold
  • USB 3.0
  • Blackmagic Design Decklink

External Video Switcher

  • Blackmagic Design ATEM

Software: mimoLive

  • Live switching video sources
  • Transitions
  • Lower Thirds
  • Chroma Keying, Green Screen
  • Picture-in-Picture
  • Mix Audio Inputs
  • Sports Layer
  • Live Scoreboards
  • Instant Replay
  • Social Media Integrations
  • mimoLive Remote – Control switcher & graphics  from your iPhone, iPad,  or even from any browser. 

Live Streaming

  • Facebook live
  • YouTube Live
  • Boxcast.com
  • Periscope
  • Custom RTMP

Record to Disk

  • Recording of the final program output
  • Separate file recording of every audio and/or video input


  • HDMI / NDI®
  • Virtual Camera
  • 2nd mimoLive Project using Syphon Technology
  • 3rd party software using Syphon Technology


  • SDI Playout fill
  • SDI Playout Key


More than just an app

mimoLive System Overview, Mac, iPad, iPhone
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The main control unit for your live video production running on your Mac.

System Requirements
Apple Mac computers, macOS 10.11+, we recommend 10.14. or better

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Download mimoLive Reporter™ for iOS

mimoLive Reporter

Adds advanced live stream video features to your mobile device.

This app allows you to bring up photos, videos, titles, and scrolling banner text – everything layered over the camera feed. If you video blog and want to step up to the next level, you can stream a live show with pre-recorded videos, music, photos, and live introduction. You can also record in-app, or present to an external screen.
Supports mimoCall  for mimoLive.

  • Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Download mimoCam™ for iOS


Turns your iPhone into a USB Webcam.

Use your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch as a wired remote camera for mimoLive over a USB cable conntection.

  • Requires iOS 9.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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Download mimoLive Remote™ for iOS

mimoLive Remote

Transform your iPad into a control panel for mimoLive

Control mimoLivefrom your iPhone, iPad, or even iPod touch.

  • Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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Professional video switcher and live streaming for Mac

The live video workflow with mimoLive follows four major steps. First, capture your video footage using any given camera. Followed by the second step, the input into the computer. Conventional using professional graphic cards, externs SDI / HDMI Converter and more recently NDI 4 camcorders. Today we believe in the future of the network standard NDI 4, that’s why it is our recommendation to you to check if NDI 4 delivers good results for your sort of live video stream.

Encoding, switching videos stream, graphics and decoding at once

Once the video streams are coming into your Mac – it’s time for mimoLive™ to take over encoding, switching video streams, adding graphics and decoding the final stream. This is the third major workflow step for the director of the show. We enpower video producer to control comprehensive live shows by small teams.
Finally, mimoLive uses several presets for the major streaming platforms to simply your work life, and to make the fourth step of your workflow as easy as possible.

From Boinx Dictionary

What does mimo stand for?

MIMO is an acronym for multiple-input, multiple-output. Our mimoLive™ handles several multiple inputs of video and audio, to create a live video stream and sends it to several multiple-outputs like video streaming platforms and disk recordings.
Combine these three elements and you will get, mimoLive, the best way to describe the characterises of our live video editing and streaming software developed by Boinx Software.

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mimoLive Stories

How to control a sports arena Jumbotron video cube?

This short film shows how Peter Dicksen runs ArenaTV and SchalkeTV. They deliver high-quality video content to the sports arena’s Jumbotron Video Cube and every screen at VIP lounges and restaurants inside the sports arena. FC Schalke 04 plays in the highest german soccer leagues and today the famous FC Bayern München is the guest team. Get some insights about how it looks behind the screens at a world-class sports event.

How to live stream a concert?

Short film about the first live video production of a concert played by the German music newcomer „KLAN“. Recorded at c/o pop festival 2019, Cologne, Germany. Filmed with 7 cameras and mimoLive™ was used for real-time switching and graphics.

Record event presentations

Here is an example of a professional speaker recording setup that we used at the Code BEAM Lite conference in Munich. Recording and live editing the presentations with mimoLive helped significantly reduce the post production costs and the time between recording and delivery to the client to a few hours. Setup was quick and easy because using NDI technology means a drastic reduction in cabling and equipment.

Run a fitness channel on YouTube

MayMor.TV is the biggest israelian fitness channel on YouTube. The crew consists of only two people. May stands in front of the camera and Mor operates mimoLive™ as the director of the show.

Stream a concert

Live video production of a concert played by the German music newcomer KLAN. Recorded at c/o pop festival 2019, Cologne, Germany. Filmed with 7 cameras and mimoLive™ was used for real-time switching and graphics.

Record a podcast

Share a direct link into your mimoLive instances which connects your guest’s browser to your mimoLive session. Use the mimoCall™ technology to easily add remote guests to your show.

Fields of applications for mimoLive

  • Interactive YouTube Live and Facebook Live Video Streams
  • Community TV, Public Access TV
  • Record presentations
  • Live Video Projections
  • Podcasts
  • Screencast
  • Game streaming, from your Mac, iPad, or iPhone
  • Jumbotron in Sport Stadiums
  • Sports TV
  • Religious Service Broadcasting
  • 360° Live Streaming
  • eSports Conventions
  • Weddings

4 Reasons why live video producers love mimoLive

Easy-to-use workflow95%
Good-looking graphics with zero effort96%
High flexibility of the workflow98%
Reduced production complexity and costs100%

100% made for Apple®

Apple’s computers does not make any compromises when it comes down to performance. That is one reason why we develop exclusively for the Apple® Mac® platform.

Take full advantage of Apple’s technology and architecture without the big compromises of PC compatibility.

Powerful, software-based workflow for live video

The broadcast industry is going through a digital transformation which fundamentally changes the way we produce live video shows.

  • Zero configuration
  • Easy way to operate
  • Integrates into your existing workflow
  • Continuous development keeps pace with the latest technology
  • Use graphics card power to accelerate performance

Getting in touch with your audience

Live video editing has a wide range of applications. Creators use mimoLive in combination with a high variety of cameras, hardware, NDI® and display technologies.

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Learn more about mimoLive

Getting started

Getting started with mimoLive. This video teaches you the basics. It was produced for mimoLive 1.0 and some features have improved.

Comments and reactions from facebook

mimoLive 4.1+ offers an easy way to moderate and display YouTube and Facebook comments. This video shows how to use this feature.

My First Live Stream

Learn how to get started with live streaming on your Mac with mimoLive. In this tutorial, Tobias explains how easy it is to set up a live stream and how to customise the demo document to make the video look like it’s yours. Adjust colours, fonts and add your own logo and go live in no time!