Social Media Popup Animation

Social Media Animation - Free Resource

An update version of our popular Social Media Popup is now available, with our new social media animation! This time we've included new features that didn't make the first version - and that make it easier to customize and use in your stream. This include the ability to add your own custom icons, change the color of the popup, assign different pause times, as well as choose different Google Webfonts.

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Free Scene Maker - Make Your Own Intro, Brb, and Outro Scenes

The free scene maker is now available! It’s been awhile since we’ve released a free resource, but I hope this new free resource makes it worth the wait. With our scene maker, you can create and customize your own intro, be right back (AFK), and outro scenes quickly, easily, and of course for free. You can even make scenes that feature your game play in the background while you wait for in-game queues.

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Stream to Twitch and Youtube at the Same Time, and Many More!

In this post we're going to talk about how to stream to Twitch and YouTube at the same time. We'll also cover how to stream to Hitbox, BeamPro, and much more simultaneously - and it’s completely free.

One of the questions I get asked a lot is, “what service should I stream to?” The answer I give is usually Twitch or YouTube Gaming, but there’s a lot of merit in other services such as HitBox, BeamPro, and a few others. Usually my answer depends on what the goal of the streamer is, but with a the service ReStream.IO, there’s almost no reason you have to choose a specific streaming platform anymore.

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Twitch Inspector - What Bit Rate Should I Use?

The Twitch Inspector will help us figure out what bit rate you should use.  You can use it to analyze your streaming bitrate and troubleshoot internet connection or encoder related issues.Read more


Restream Chat

Connect Twitch and YouTube Gaming Chat Together With Restream.io Chat

In this post I’m going to walk you through how you can connect multiple different streaming chat rooms in to one easy to use program. This will include Twitch, YouTube Gaming, Hitbox, BeamPro and more. We’re also going to add chat into OBS Studio for our viewers to see.

Arguably the most important part of being a streamer is interacting with your viewers in some form. In another post I showed how to stream to multiple platforms at the same time. Let’s take time and see how to combine all of our chat rooms into one place, so that we can easily interact with viewers across multiple platforms.Read more


OBS Studio Alt Cropping Update

OBS Studio Updates - Alt Cropping, New Transitions, and Source Snapping

Let's talk about OBS Studio’s 0.14 updates, which include alt-cropping, new transitions, and a bit more.

If you haven’t yet, head over to OBSProject.com, go to the downloads section, and grab the latest version of OBS Studio with the browser source. Once you have it installed and updated, let’s launch it and check out some of the new features.Read more


Going Live On Twitch

Streaming Live on Twitch and How to Improve Your Stream

If you read through this entire series, you should know everything you need to, to begin streaming live on Twitch with OBS Studio. To go live, all you have to do is click start streaming! Let’s take a little bit and talk about how we can improve our stream. First, I recommend having a friend watching your stream and giving you feedback so that you can make any adjustments as needed. You’ll want to adjust things like the audio levels for your game and mic sound, lighting for your webcam, or make some small tweaks to your overlay.Read more


Account Settings Twitch

Setting Up Your Twitch Account Before You Stream

In this video we’re going to set up our Twitch account and chat moderator bot before we stream.

The first thing we need to do is go through our settings for our Twitch account. Let’s log into Twitch click our name at the top and then select settings. In the first tab, we can change how our name appears in Twitch chat, update our Email, add an Avatar or profile picture, and write a bio to give our viewers a bit more information about us. I’ll quickly add a logo in, and write a generic bio - let’s hit save changes and move to the Turbo tab.Read more


Twitch Alert Notification System

What Twitch Alert Notification Systems Should You Use?

We’re going to discuss what alert system you should use as a new streamer on Twitch. Then, at the end of the video I’ll walk you through how to set up some on screen labels to display your latest stream supporters.Read more