Setting up your IRL Stream

As streaming content grows, things have begun moving outside of the boundaries of your own home and granting the ability to take your audience on an adventure in IRL. Lightstream moves into the next step of streaming your content online. With the Lightstream IRL plan, stay connected with your viewers, utilize and customize your personal […]

A letter to the community

Hey everyone, it’s Stu, CEO of Lightstream. Today we announced our first ever paid plan with 720p 60 FPS and new capabilities for mobile and IRL streamers. For more info on that, go here. I know. I know. “What happened to free!?” “$99!?”  First and foremost, we still have a free tier that all our creators […]

Fortnite season ending black hole draws in viewers

 Around 6 PM UTC (2 PM ET) Sunday 10/13, a meteor wiped out the Fortnite island, leaving behind only a black hole. (Yes, that’s definitely how physics works. Don’t google it.) This unexpected catastrophe left gamers across the world unable to play, seeing only the aforementioned black hole on their screens. Viewers on Twitch and […]

Using Arsenal.gg data to grow your channel

As a content creator, you want to know the ins and out of your channel, what works and what doesn’t. With Arsenal, you are able to analyze your statistics, find out what games are working for you, and how to combine that data to create more opportunities for your channel.    Using Arsenal After logging […]

Breaking down Ninja’s debut Mixer stream

**Updated at 5pm PT** Jump directly to the updated comparison. Ninja shocked the gaming world yesterday when he announced he’s leaving Twitch to stream exclusively on Mixer, Microsoft’s live streaming platform. As one of the largest streamers on the largest gaming live streaming site, many see it as a pretty big shake up and an opportunity […]

Multiplayer Streaming Using Lightstream Studio

Looking to give your audience a unique viewing experience? Want to stream with friends without causing your viewers to use twice the bandwidth by watching two streams? Using our RTMP Source feature, turn your stream into a collaboration using Studio in combination with your usual broadcasting software!  Setting up your first multiplayer stream Our multiplayer […]