Shaky Facebook Live Video

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I find it almost impossible to shoot decent live video on Facebook Live using an iPhone due to shaking. I have looked high and low for a stabilizer app, but the ones that I find only fixes existing videos and does no work for live feeds. Does anyone know of an app or another fix for this?
 

Mark Blue

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Are you holding your iPhone by hand, using a grip/mount, or mounted with a permanent solution Paul?
 
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Are you holding your iPhone by hand, using a grip/mount, or mounted with a permanent solution Paul?
I am using a robust suction mounted holder on a 12" x 16" permanently mounted 1/4" black polycarbonate sheet on top of the dash. It seems those videos are pretty shaky even when I am videoing from my hand. I could always edit the videos later with some of the available apps, but I would like to do it live.
 
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Mark Blue

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Hmmm. I’m pretty sure the software has some anti-shake baked in but it doesn’t sound like the mount is your issue. Hopefully some iPhone guys will have some ideas for you!
 
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I purposely upgraded to 11 max pro for the camera settings. The stability is amazing! Better than my way more expensive Sony AX700. I do a lot of hiking-related video nowadays so the phone is perfect for live streaming. It’s always clear and stable. If it wasn’t , I’d have a gimbal for sure. Now all I need is constant cell phone data lol which is my main problem for not doing many lives. I go way out in the wilderness where nothing is but wilderness lol.
 
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I purposely upgraded to 11 max pro for the camera settings. The stability is amazing! Better than my way more expensive Sony AX700. I do a lot of hiking-related video nowadays so the phone is perfect for live streaming. It’s always clear and stable. If it wasn’t , I’d have a gimbal for sure. Now all I need is constant cell phone data lol which is my main problem for not doing many lives. I go way out in the wilderness where nothing is but wilderness lol.
I threw down and got the iPhone 12 Pro about a month ago and love it for the camera settings and quality. It's great for live streaming, and even better if you have a gimbal to use for stabilization.
 
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As much as I want that new phone, I really want to pay the 11 off first lol. I always do those edge plans.
Yeah I can't blame you. I never owned the newest iPhone before, I always ended up with older versions. I had the iPhone 6s, then switched providers and they had the iPhone 12 Pro, plus they gave me $300 credit for my 6s so I went ahead and went with the 12 Pro. It was different going from a 6s which I used for years to a 12 Pro, so many things I had to get use to but I love it!