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April 2, 2020

Streaming Platforms Like Twitch

If you are like tons of other people staying at home and exploring the realm of live streaming your video gameplay you may be wondering…

If you are like tons of other people staying at home and exploring the realm of live streaming your video gameplay you may be wondering things like what is twitch or how do I stream my stuff to them? Well we have created this article for you. There are tons of different options out there for streaming from webinar platforms, facebook live, youtube live, and twitch. If you are looking for a better platform to stream to or better content to watch then here are a few other platforms that are similar to twitch.  

1.) Youtube Gaming

If you are looking for a direct competitor for twitch then you will find it with Youtube Gaming. Youtube gaming has a lot of great features including ad revenue opportunities for those that are wanting to make a little passive income. If you are looking to stream your gameplay and make money or watch others you will find youtube gaming to be a great place to land. Many of the players on the platform do more than just play games. They will offer video game reviews or offer their own commentary on current pop culture trends.      

2.) Smashcast

For those over the age of 18 and with a paypal account smashcast can be a platform for you to stream to and try and generate some revenue. Smashcast works well with programs like OBS Studio, Xplit Gamecaster, XSplit Broadcaster, and AverMedia Live Gamer Extreme. You can then connect it with donation trackers like stream tip or stream jar if your looking to accept donations from people.            

3.) Vimeo Live Streaming

It wouldn’t be right to not talk about the largest live streaming platform available which is Vimeo. Vimeo is more like Youtube than twitch and has several different plans depending on what you want to use it for. If you are looking to live stream to Vimeo the Mevo has partnered with Vimeo to create an easy integration that allows you to live stream and record your stream at the same time. With Vimeo producer at $15/month you can stream to multiple destinations, add graphics, and some other customization options.         As always if you are looking for help live streaming your event and you don’t want to deal with the hassle and headaches of researching, planning, and deploying a live stream then give us a call to help you out. We offer turnkey live streaming and webcasting packages for events in Orlando Florida including weddings, corporate events, and private parties like birthdays!