Introducing the Lightstream Rewards program!

  Earn rewards when a friend, family, or some internet stranger signs up using your Referral Link.  How does it work? You earn a $4 credit each time you refer someone to Lightstream and they receive a 25% discount off their first month for signing up using your referral link. Where do I find my […]

Stream without a capture card: How to setup Lightstream with the Twitch Xbox App

Creating a great looking stream as a console content creator shouldn’t require a high end gaming PC or capture card, but you will need a basic computer or laptop for initial setup. With our Lightstream Gamer Project, you can do all the things that pro streamers do to increase audience engagement like add text, branded […]

Changelogs: September 2020

September 23rd Changelog Rewards Program Introducing the Lightstream referral program. Users will now find an “Earn Rewards” section by clicking the Lightstream logo in the top left corner of their project. Any users you refer will receive 25% off their first month’s subscription and you’ll get a $4 credit towards your own! Fixes Fixed an […]

Lightstream powers advanced Xbox broadcasting with new experimental integration into the Twitch Xbox App

Today, Lightstream is excited to announce that we’re testing a new integration to stream your Xbox One gameplay through the cloud to Twitch with no expensive hardware, complicated software, or high-end streaming PC required! How to stream your Xbox One without a capture card: 01 Login to Lightstream Studio with Twitch in any non-mobile browser […]

Changelogs: August 2020

August 26th Changelog Fixes Resolved an issue where ending a stream would improperly trigger Twitch’s disconnection protection when a user went offline Users will now correctly see an error message displayed when their payment fails to go through Changes Users will now be charged immediately when changing their payment method after a failed subscription payment […]

Lightstream Acquires StreamJar and Launches Rainmaker to Bring Live Streaming Sponsorships to the Masses

Micro-sponsorships on the Rainmaker platform will give brands access to creators with highly-engaged audiences of any size, empowering the 99% of live streamers who have not previously had access to sponsorships.   CHICAGO, July 16, 2020 – Lightstream, an innovator in cloud-native live streaming technology, is announcing the launch of Rainmaker (rainmaker.gg), a data-driven service […]

We’re changing our ‘Free Tier’

When we launched paid plans in February, we included a Free Trial plan designed for users who were new to streaming and wanted to try out the product before making a purchase. In the Free Trial, Studio features were limited and users could only stream for up to 4 hours per month. After careful consideration, […]

Changelogs: July 2020

July 29th Changelog Improvements Made improvements to our systems to increase stability of broadcasts Fixes Resolved an edge case where the broadcasts of users with weaker connections would end unexpectedly Streams will now time out properly and end when a user’s console suddenly disconnects from the internet while broadcasting Deleting your Lightstream account will now […]