What live streaming destinations should I use (for non gamers)?

One of the early decisions you’ll need to make as a streamer is choosing the best live streaming destination for your content. There’s a long list of streaming platforms, each offering different strengths — from audience size to customizability to special features — so it’s important to consider your goals and what best help you […]

Embrace the live stream: Turning your event digital

The past few weeks have been like no other in recent history; the COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of life as we know it. Millions are urged to #stayathome, immediately changing our needs for connecting both personally and professionally. Digital storytelling in all formats has been a respite, delivering a sense of normalcy and […]

Changelogs: March 2020

March 10th Changelog Changes For newer versions of Chrome (v74 and above), screen sharing no longer requires the Lightstream Chrome extension. Share with ease! Fixes Fixed an issue where Lightstream watermarking appeared when it shouldn’t have Fixed a display issue in Firefox so that the drop down arrow appears when it should Improvements For users […]

Lightstream levels up for the creator community

Lightstream levels up for the creator community The Chicago-based streaming startup expands paid plans, while continuing to offer free options  CHICAGO, February 17, 2020 — Live streaming leader Lightstream today announced a critical milestone in its commitment to offering best-in-class broadcast solutions for all creators. Effective immediately, its premier offering, Lightstream Studio, is accessible through […]

Our next move for the creator community

Our platform is about you, the creator. That’s why I’m sharing this with our community. Today we announced an expansion of Studio to offer three plans: Free, Creator (starting at $20/month), and Professional (previously called “IRL”: starting at $89/month) when purchased annually. Didn’t you just add a paid plan? Yea, and it went great! The […]

Changelogs: February 2020

February 18th Changelog Big update today! We launched plans for Lightstream Studio. These plans offer streaming options that scale based on your needs as a creator. For a complete breakdown of our plans, visit golightstream.com/studio. Some notes for specific users: If you have a Mixer Pro account, these changes DO NOT affect your account. A […]

Changelogs: January 2020

January 29th Changelog Over the past few months, we’ve been hard at work on Lightstream Studio – making many improvements under-the-hood. We’ve continuously pushed updates to improve Lightstream Studio. We’ve made a new year’s resolution to do a better job keeping you updated on what’s been released and return to a more regular cadence on […]