Free Stuff for Streaming

All best things in life are free.


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Wouldn’t it be nice if some software and other useful assets for streaming would be free? Well, you’ve come to the right place!

In this article, we will be listing some very helpful assets to get your streaming up and running at zero cost! Remember, the best things in life are free!

The list will be updated regularly.

Streamlabs OBS
Streamlabs OBS is a very popular, and relatively easy to setup, streaming software.

OBS Studio
OBS Studio is a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming.

Gamecaster is another easy to setup streamer software.

The XSplit Broadcaster solution offers a live streaming and recording studio.

Twitch Studio
Twitch Studio (currently in beta), is Twitch’s own free streaming software.

Nvidia Shadowplay
If you have an Nvidia graphics card you can use Nvidia Shadowplay. It’s a screen recording program with broadcasting capabilities aswell.

StreamElements is a platform for improving your stream with features such as overlay management, tipping system, leaderboards, chatbot, and more.

Nightbot is a chatbot for Twitch and Youtube with automated moderation and other features such as commands, chat logs, playlists, giveaways, and much more. The dashboard is easy to navigate, and several of the features are customizable.

Social Blade is an analytics tool to keep track of followers, subs, likes, and more. It tracks user statistics for YouTube, Twitch, Instagram, and Twitter.

Discord is a great platform if you’re serious about building a community. It is a place for interacting with community members, especially when not streaming. It is also a great place to let community members interact with each other.