Tips to Become a Successful Streamer

Looking to become a more successful streamer? Here are some tips you should follow to make your streaming career a success. Mental fortitude If you are seriously interested in becoming a successful streamer, there are two qualities that stand out above all others: 1) perseverance and 2) motivation. Building a community usually takes a lot […]

A Webcam Positioning Guide for Xbox Broadcasting

Webcams on Xbox Streams Whenever you’re broadcasting to sites like Twitch, using a webcam to bring yourself on-stream is one of the best ways to connect with your audience. The Xbox One and Series S|X both accept most major USB webcams – simply plug one into an Xbox USB port and you’re good to go! […]

How to Grow Your Viewer Count as a Console Streamer

Console streamers are typically under-represented on streaming platforms. That being said, there is a large viewer base who specifically seek out those who broadcast from their Xbox, Playstation, or Nintendo Switch. There are several strategies that you can utilize to grow your viewer count as a console streamer. This post will go over 6 easy […]

Stream from your PS5 with games like Godfall

Playstation 5 is coming out this week and it will have the capability to live stream your gameplay to services such as Twitch and Youtube. The Playstation 4 “Share” button has been renamed to “Create” for the Playstation 5, but the functionality remains relatively the same. Sony’s hardware power can push the limits for console […]

Changelogs: November 2020

November 18th Changelog Fixes New 1080p projects will now properly be created at 1920×1080 Corrected an issue where users on 720p 30 fps plans’ projects were being incorrectly created at 720p 60 fps resulting in errors when going live Fixed an issue where setting auto-live on a project would break other projects’ resolutions Fixed an […]

Stream without a capture card: How to setup Lightstream with your PlayStation 4 to Twitch

Creating a great looking stream as a console content creator shouldn’t require a high end gaming PC or capture card, but you will need a basic computer or laptop for initial setup. With our Lightstream Gamer Project, you can do all the things that pro streamers do to increase audience engagement like add text, branded […]

Customize your Live Stream with Overlay Design

Through live streaming, you can create any experience you want, right from your home. It’s pretty magical how a few simple changes to your screen can transform a broadcast. We put our heads together to share some of our favorite pointers and resources for making really good looking streams. Common Design Elements We intentionally built […]

Changelogs: October 2020

October 28th Changelog Fixes Fixed various issues with video files failing to display on stream or failing to display on your canvas after uploading Resolved an issue that prevented access to the mobile remote’s website Changes Implemented a new design for our destination settings drawer to provide a cleaner experience October 21st Changelog Fixes Resolved […]

Introducing the Lightstream Rewards program!

  Earn rewards when a friend, family, or some internet stranger signs up using your Referral Link.  How does it work? You earn a $4 credit each time you refer someone to Lightstream and they receive a 25% discount off their first month for signing up using your referral link. Where do I find my […]