Lightstream powers advanced Xbox broadcasting with new experimental integration into the Twitch Xbox App

Today, Lightstream is excited to announce that we’re testing a new integration to stream your Xbox One gameplay through the cloud to Twitch with no expensive hardware, complicated software, or high-end streaming PC required! https://youtu.be/alBQvUbdJmM How to stream your Xbox One without a capture card:  01Login to Lightstream Studio with Twitch in any non-mobile browser […]

Lightstream Acquires StreamJar and Launches Rainmaker to Bring Live Streaming Sponsorships to the Masses

Micro-sponsorships on the Rainmaker platform will give brands access to creators with highly-engaged audiences of any size, empowering the 99% of live streamers who have not previously had access to sponsorships.   CHICAGO, July 16, 2020 – Lightstream, an innovator in cloud-native live streaming technology, is announcing the launch of Rainmaker (rainmaker.gg), a data-driven service […]

We’re changing our ‘Free Tier’

When we launched paid plans in February, we included a Free Trial plan designed for users who were new to streaming and wanted to try out the product before making a purchase. In the Free Trial, Studio features were limited and users could only stream for up to 4 hours per month. After careful consideration, […]

Lightstream Studio Pricing Updates

Starting today, you’ll see some changes to our Lightstream Studio plans. In an effort to simplify our offerings, we’ve eliminated the Professional plan. All features from the Professional plan have been moved into our Creator plan. Now, with the Creator plan, you’ll be able to take advantage of all the great features Lightstream Studio offers […]

A Letter To The Mixer Community

Hey Mixer community, First, I’m so sorry. Mixer shutting down is a huge blow to all creators. Like you, we put so much of our time, energy and love into this community. My heart breaks for all the creators who will have to rebuild on a different platform. Since the moment we heard the news […]

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: 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 […]

Setting up your IRL Stream

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3ZqXqAlSaQ&feature=youtu.be 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 […]