Running a Charity Stream with Lightstream

Over the years, through Extra Life, Gamers for Giving, and similar events, streamers have demonstrated the ability to raise millions of dollars for charities through marathons and viewer donations. We’re continually impressed by how generous gamers and streamers can be, including their helping us raise $2,880 for AbleGamers at TwitchCon! Anyone who’s done a charity stream […]

Lightstream Introduces New CTO Jenny Farver

LIVE STREAMING TECHNOLOGY STARTUP, LIGHTSTREAM, INTRODUCES NEW CTO, JENNY FARVER CHICAGO, January 30, 2019 – Today, the Lightstream team is proud to introduce its newest executive leader and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Jenny Farver. Bringing an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, Farver is a respected leader in the Chicago tech community […]

Changelogs: January 2019

January 11th Changelog Changes: The Lightstream client is being retired to make room for a new and improved version in a future release. If you need to capture gameplay, we suggest using an RTMP Source. Layers that require the client (Client Screenshare, Client Webcam, and Capture cards) are no longer available to add. Download link […]

Changelogs: December 2018

December 14th Changelog New Feature: Reorder ScenesGet yourself organized. Easily drag and drop your scenes to keep them sorted. If you’re using the Mixer integration and are in your Mixer Project, you’ll see a special designation for your Starting Scene. This will always be in the first position – whatever you drag there will be the […]

Adding Alerts to Your Live Stream

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMp4SeTWJ54 3rd Party Integrations such as Tipeeestream, Stream Labs, and more are a great way to showcase recent subscribers, donations, stats from your game, and even what your chat is talking about, right on the stream. Dynamic alerts like these make it easier to engage with your viewers while streaming, and keep them coming back […]

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 […]

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 […]