Changelogs: November 2018

November 5th Changelog New Features:We’ve added Extra Life as a 3rd Party Integration. This will allow you to update your viewers on your current goal status, top donor, and most recent donations!Learn more about Extra Life ▹ More details about the integration ▹   Fixes: Audio from 3rd Party Integrations will no longer play on scenes they’re not […]

Snapshot | Twitchcon 2018

October was a busy month – we represented at the Brazil Game Show, Streamlabs Summit, NAB NY, Techstars Foundercon, and Twitchcon. We learned a ton and met a lot of great people. Our booth at Twitchcon was packed all weekend – and we wanted to take a moment to share the fun! #Bongocat took over […]

Extra Life Game Day: Charity Stream Tools & Resources

Extra Life Game Day is just around the corner! For those not in the know, that means thousands of gamers all over the world will be streaming around the clock this Saturday, raising money to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. While Extra Life fundraising campaigns are happening year-round, Game Day is a special 1-day annual […]

Stream without a capture card: How to setup Mixer’s Lightstream integration

https://youtu.be/kP4cI05cUHA Creating a great looking stream shouldn’t require a high end gaming PC or capture card. With Mixer’s Lightstream integration, you can do all the things that pro streamers do to increase audience engagement like add text, branded overlays, and alerts. Lightstream works with any FTL enabled stream to Mixer and is ideal for Xbox […]

Games That Are Ideal for Streaming

Any game can be good for streaming as long the streamer can make it worthwhile for viewers. Still, there are titles that are seemingly perfect for streaming because of their entertainment value and the many opportunities they provide for good content. These titles can bring out the best reactions from streamers, which the viewers will […]

Changelogs: May 2018

We’ve been pushing smaller, more frequent updates to Lightstream to get fixes and improvements out faster. We’re switching up our changelog format to reflect the change in pace. Instead of a new post each time, we’ll be updating this post through the month each time there’s a new release. May 11th New Features: Added a […]

Prism Tutorial: Stream everyone in your multiplayer game

Looking to give your audience a unique viewing experience? Prism makes it easy to stream with up to 4 different player’s viewpoints to one or multiple channels. This tool is great for collaboration and cross-promotion opportunities with other streamers. You can use any broadcast software you’re most comfortable with and it’s a breeze to setup. […]

What live streaming platform should I use?

One of the early decisions you’ll need to make as a streamer is choosing the best live streaming platform for your content. There’s a long list of streaming platforms, each offering different strengths — from audience size to customizability to special features — so it’s important to consider what you hope to achieve and what […]

Add a Slideshow to Your Live Stream

https://youtu.be/goAMdjturic Looking to add a rotating panel of sponsor logos to your stream?  What about a carousel of items you’re selling or talking about? Our Slideshow feature is what you’ll want to use. Watch the video above to get the full walk through, or read the transcription below for a quick reference. ADDING A SLIDESHOW […]