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What is the difference between the Communication and Live-broadcast profile?

Type: Integration issues    Platform: All Platforms   Last Updated: 2020/05/18 19:58:02

Agora provides two channel profiles for an Agora RTC channel: Communication and Live-broadcast.

These two channel profiles differ in the following aspects:

Difference Communication Live-broadcast
The default user role Broadcaster, and you cannot change the user role in this profile. Audience, and you can change the user role by calling setClientRole.
The default audio route
  • Voice call: Earpiece.
  • Video call: Speakerphone.
Speakerphone.
The default video encoding
bitrate
The base bitrate. Twice the base bitrate.

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