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Video game streaming service Twitch is ditching Flash and switching to HTML5

Video game streaming powerhouse Twitch is becoming the latest big-name company to ditch Adobe’s ageing Flash in favor of better alternatives. The streaming service today announced that it was rolling out a redesign to its video player controls, replacing the old Flash versions with new Javascipt and HTML5 options. This isn’t the end for Flash on Twitch just yet — for now the site’s videos still use the software — but the streaming service says this is a step toward releasing its “much-anticipated” full HTML5 player. Continue reading Video game streaming service Twitch is ditching Flash and switching to HTML5

Video Player Controls Now in HTML!

As you may have already heard, we’re beginning to roll out a redesign of our video player on web.

Today’s redesign moves half of the video player – specifically the controls – from Flash to HTML5 and Javascript. The video itself is still in Flash underneath the controls. However, this is an important step to releasing the much-anticipated full HTML5 player.

Video player controls in HTML
You’ll begin to see the new player on channel pages first. As previously mentioned, this is a gradual roll out. If you are not part of our initial pool of users, please be patient as we release the redesigned player at a steady pace.

Keep an eye out for the new player controls, and stay tuned for more HTML5 updates.


Originally posted on Twitch Blog

Twitch Adds Tips For Applying To Their Partner Program

Twitch has updated their Partner Program section in their Support Center.

Included is this update are tips for applying to the partner program. The tips go through things like what Twitch looks for in a partner, which stats are important, and more. Head over to the Support Center to check out the write up. We suggest anyone who is looking to partner with Twitch to give it a read.

via Twitch Subreddit

Does Streaming Multiple Games Hurt My Channels Growth?

Have you ever wondered if streaming multiple games is hurting your channels growth?

Picture this, you have hundreds of people watching you play League of Legends for a few hours! So, you decide to take a quick break and play a match of Hearthstone and BOOM, everyone goes away! (Even though you have a solid deck and an above average rank)

What Gives?

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How to capture and stream video from a PS4

Showing off exactly how you play is a huge part of the modern gaming experience. Live streams and Let’s Play videos are increasingly common, and barriers to entry are lowering every year. Capturing and streaming gameplay from the PS4 can now be accomplished from the device itself, and a small hardware investment nets some incredibly high-end results. With a little bit of effort, anyone can stream and capture console video without an elaborate or expensive set-up.

Today, I’m going to walk you through the process of capturing and streaming PS4 gameplay on the device itself and using the excellent Game Capture HD60 from Elgato. Cameras and microphones are an optional addition, but you won’t need any other specialty gear to get up and running.


Built-in video capture

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