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    The purpose of parameters:

    1: NAME - the name of the thread. It can be arbitrary, and is used for the convenience of channel search in the interface and log.
    2: ID - unique name-identifier of the stream in the system. Does not require manual filling: id will be set when saving the stream. Also used in API.
    3: Multi Program Stream - switch to create a MPTS stream. (More detailed: MPTS)
    4: Start stream on demand - to activate the stream on demand. For example, if output is mpeg-ts stream, this channel will be activated only if there are active clients that view it.
    Pay attention: only mpeg-ts stream supports this feature
    5: KEEP AKTIVE - additional setting for the "Start stream on demand" function. Is time during which the stream is active after the last client is disconnected.
    6: CHANNEL NUMBER - channel sorting for HTTP Play - allows to set the channel sorting in the playlist.
    7: INPUT LIST - a list of addresses (URLs) from which Astra can receive the media stream.
    8: NEW INPUT - Add a new media address. Multiple media addresses can provide fault tolerance: If the media stream goes missing on input 1, Astra will switch to Input 2.
    9: Arrow icon - change the order of media streams. By default, Astra always uses the media address with the lowest number (1, then 2 - 3.)
    10: Arrow icon - opens the tab-guide to configure media addresses.
    11: OUTPUT LIST - a list of addresses (URLs) to which Astra can send a media stream. (example settings will be in the article)
    12: Arrow icon - change the order of media addresses. Used for easy navigation
    13: Arrow icon - opens the tab-guide to configure media addresses.
    14: APPLY/CLONE/HELP