Elgato Stream Deck Mini Review

Elgato Stream Deck Mini Review

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In May of last year, Elgato released the game-changing Stream Deck which took the streaming world by storm. With the ability to change scenes, adjust audio levels, play media, and post to social media (among many, many other possibilities) at the push of a button, it became a must-have for many casters looking to improve […]

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Elgato Stream Deck 3.0

Stream Deck 3.0 Released

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Elgato’s popular streamer accessory, the Stream Deck, has released a 3.0 update, bringing new looks, text, and many bug fixes as well! Here’s a complete list of the major updates. New Style Since 1.0, Stream Deck has kept the same look and feel to its main UI. Although it was handy, it wasn’t the prettiest […]

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Twitch Analytics Overview

New Twitch Analytics Page Overview

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Twitch has recently added a new Analytics page, presenting information that is more clear, specific, and plentiful. This change provides some extremely useful metrics for streamers to look at and see areas for improvement. Today I’ll be going over all the different sections and giving you the scoop on what they mean and how you […]

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Streamlabs OBS remote control

Streamlabs OBS Adds Remote Control Support

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Having complete control of your stream is always ideal. With the constant gameplay, reading messages, and alerts, it’s sometimes amazing how a streamer keeps up with everything! With the new Streamlabs OBS update, you can control your sources right from your phone! With the Streamlabs mobile app you can: Start or Stop stream Switch between […]

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StreamElements Dream Team

StreamElements Reveals DreamTeam Partnership Program

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StreamElements looks to make a splash in the streaming world by adding a new partnership program they are calling DreamTeam. Gaining popularity from their YouTube series Twitch Moments, StreamElements is a program that handles stream alerts, applications to enhance your stream, and overlay effects. It is a direct competitor to services like StreamLabs and TipeeeStream but […]

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Kapsuli Review

Kapsuli Review

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Kapsuli, which launched in 2014, is a social media tool for Twitch broadcasters. Originally offering a customizable player to embed your stream directly into Twitter, it has grown to focus on increasing engagement, posting relevant content on Twitter and driving traffic to your Twitch page. What is Kapsuli? Kapsuli is a tool that promises to save you time […]

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XSplit 3.3 Update

XSplit v3.3 Update Adds Macros, Multitrack Audio

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A new update is now available for XSplit! The new patch (v3.3) includes some pretty big updates for all kinds of content creators to use. Macros The new Macros extension allows you to set up specific events like transitions, videos, text, alerts, and more through an easy-to-use interface. You can set custom keybindings to allow […]

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OBS 21.0 Update

OBS 21.0 Update Introduces Scripting and Other Cool Features

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Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) released their latest update including a hotfix patch. Version 21.0 introduces scripting support, new audio features, and new production features. Luajit/Python3 Scripting Support What exactly does this mean for the average user? OBS now includes a number of example scripts for things like a countdown timer, analogue clock, or instant replay. If […]

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Elgato Stream Deck 2.0 Update

Elgato Releases Stream Deck 2.0 Update

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Elgato has just released their largest update yet for the Stream Deck which brings some welcome fixes as well as plenty of new features to play around with. Here’s what’s new: Smart Profiles The Stream Deck will now automatically change the profile based on the front-most application. Multi-Device Support While the Stream Deck comes with […]

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Elgato Stream Deck Wallpaper Mode

Elgato Adds Wallpaper Mode for Stream Deck Key Creator

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If you’ve been using a Stream Deck and really care about your aesthetic, Elgato just made it easier to turn your keypad into an extension of your desktop background. On top of the regular key creator tool that has been available since the Stream Deck’s release, Elgato added a tab that lets you upload a […]

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Streamlabs OBS Beta

Streamlabs OBS Beta Releases

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Streamlabs is starting 2018 off strong with one of its biggest product releases yet: Streamlabs OBS. In a livestream on their Twitch channel on Thursday night, the Streamlabs developers announced the newest free livestreaming software is currently in Open Beta. The program acts as an all-in-one resource application for your broadcasts and is already shaping […]

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A Look at Twitch Achievements and Stream Summary

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Twitch has introduced two new features that aim to help streamers both new and old grow quicker and more efficiently. Stream Summary, which is a new way to analyse your past streams. Also Achievements, which will give you concrete goals to aim for that will help you reach Affiliate and Partner status. Stream Summary Steam Summary is […]

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Stream Deck 1.5.0 Update Adds YouTube Integration

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The Stream Deck, the visual organization peripheral from Elgato that helps streamers run programs, visual effects, and much more with a push of a button, has released its newest update. YouTube Integration YouTube is now a supported streaming service on the Stream Deck. Not everything is in yet but the two major features that have […]

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Elgato Unveils 4K60 Pro Capture Card

Elgato Unveils 4K60FPS Capture Card

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It’s been long awaited for a reliable 4K resolution capture card and Elgato Gaming is finally bringing it with the 4K60 Pro. The Elgato 4K60 Pro captures 4K resolution at an astounding 60 frames per second (FPS). Pro is the way for Elgato to relay that it requires a PCI Express x4 slot to be […]

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Elgato Green Screen Review

Elgato Gaming Green Screen Review

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Elgato Gaming, known for their series of content creation tools, has been making waves in the streaming industry this year. 2017 has seen the introduction of several major tools, such as the Stream Deck, branching out from their focus of capture cards. During PAX East earlier this year, I had a chance to check out […]

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Elgato Stream Deck 1.4.0 Nested Folders

Elgato Stream Deck 1.4.0 Update – Profiles and Nested Folders

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Elgato has yet again delivered a fantastic update to their Stream Deck product. Making our lives easier by bringing us the 1.4.0 update. Profiles The first big change that Elgato has bought to us is the ability to create and use profiles. This is something that was requested by many users of the product from […]

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BraneBot Shuts Down

BraneBot Shuts Down

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  The well-known “complete streamer solution” BraneBot has ended its time with us on Twitch as of September 29th. Some were irritated by the lack of notice before the shutdown, while many were sad to see it go. The development team created a post on Friday explaining that BraneBot will no longer be in operation. […]

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Streamlabs Adds Credits and Tip Alert GIFs, Updates Jar

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Streamlabs is bringing even more features to their platform with Credits, Donation GIFs, and an update to the Jar! Credits It’s the end of the stream. You’ve had awesome subs, followers, cheerers, and tippers throughout. Imagine being able to list their names like credits in a movie while epic music plays. Streamlabs has made that […]

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StreamElements Hype Cup

StreamElements Releases the Hype Cup

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StreamElements has just released their own event cup for you to enjoy! The Hype Cup has all of your basic needs, being able to visualize all your alerts such as Cheers, Tips, Subscribers, Follows, and Hosts. In addition to already having all the same features as existing cup widgets, StreamElements has a few unique features […]

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Streamlabs Streamboss Widget

Streamlabs Streamboss Widget Releases

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After teasing it on Twitter in mid-August, Streamlabs has finally released the Streamboss as their newest feature! The Streamboss, which launched on Labor Day, may look familiar to those who have seen or used the popular Bit Boss Battles widget on streams but comes with a few new exciting features for everyone involved. What is […]

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Pretzel Launches Premium Subscription

Pretzel Launches Premium Subscription

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After weeks of incremental updates and catalog additions, Pretzel is officially launching their Premium subscription option. As Pretzel puts it in their blog post, Premium gets you a custom “What’s Playing” URL, audio quality options, eligibility for Pretzel promotional campaigns, Early Access to the mobile beta, priority support, and 70% of your sub goes to […]

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XSplit Elgato Stream Deck Support

XSplit PTR Update Adds Elgato Stream Deck Support

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The latest update in the XSplit 3.1 PTR adds several improvements, most notably native support for the Elgato Stream Deck. When I wrote the Stream Deck review, I lamented the fact that there were various functions in XSplit that you could bind to global hot keys but I hoped for native integration soon. XSplit and Elgato […]

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Discord testing video calls and screen sharing

Discord Begins Testing Video Chat and Screen Share

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Discord has dropped some big news on the digital communications front. As of yesterday, they rolled out Video Chat and Screen Sharing to 5% of Desktop users. They’ve made it pretty clear that this is a small beta test and not to expect a full launch for at least another month. Have Access? Here’s How it Works […]

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OBS Studio Version 20 Update

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OBS Studio has released a wonderful update, attaching a ton of changes and new features to help you with your streaming for the future! Let’s dive in to see what they’ve added. OBS is now modular! Now you can move the various elements around to your preference. To do this, start by going to View […]

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