Changelogs: September 2018

September 19th Changelog Fixes: Improved stability with webcams including the following intermittent bugs: Eliminated instances where our servers wouldn’t properly connect to users’ webcams and mics resulting in them not being displayed or heard on stream Will no longer disconnect when opening the mobile remote Become inactive sporadically Device in use indicator on webcams will now […]

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 […]

Changelogs: August 2018

August 28th Changelog Fixes: Resolved an error preventing streams to Facebook pages from going live. Communication is key. We’re now showing more accurate messaging if you’re using an unsupported browser. Updated for older versions of Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari. Mixer Projects are now loading correctly the first time for streamers making new accounts. Occasionally […]

Changelogs: July 2018

July 24th Fixes: Addressed an issue that was causing low quality or sputtering audio for some users with browser microphonesand browser screenshare audio. Webcams should no longer disappear from your live stream while showing in Lightstream STUDIO: Big updates to the Invite a guest feature including: Host and guest cameras seen in previews will now […]

Changelogs: June 2018

June 30th Fixes: Reworked the way that audio is handled on Lightstream servers. This should lead to improvements in the following: Better synchronization between audio and video Reduce delay added to streams Reduce occurrences of sputtering, crackly, or low quality audio Improved audio fidelity Audio not coming through on stream Video freezing Stream crashes June […]

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 […]

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