How to live on Twitch.

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Twitch is one of the leading streaming platforms today, and despite its focus on games, it can be used by anyone to share everyday stuff. Amazon’s service is already used to comment on practices such as poker and even current trends, such as Big Brother Brasil.

How to live on Twitch

Streams on Twitch can also make money, as the platform has monetization tools, including Amazon Prime sign-ups. In this tutorial, check out how to stream live from PC using Twitch Studio, the official app for the service.

How to download Twitch Studio

Go to Twitch.TV and click on “Register”; if you already have an account, log in to the platform. In the upper right corner of the profile menu, click on “Creator Control Panel” to open the live stream management page.

How to live on Twitch

Twitch Studio is the streaming platform’s own software for making PC lives.Source: Matthew Mognon

A window with the “Download Twitch Studio” button will appear. Click to download. The platform’s own live tool can also be downloaded from this link.

How to live on Twitch

How to set up Twitch Studio on PC

Click on the Twitch Studio executable and install the software on your computer. Select the location where the app will be saved by clicking the gear button and then proceed with the “Install” option.

After installation, follow the step by step to configure your live.Source: Matthew Mognon

How to live on Twitch

Once the installation is complete, open Twitch Studio and sign in with your platform account. The program will open a new window to configure, step by step, the live broadcast. Following the instructions is highly recommended for users who are inexperienced with lives.

Click “Introduction” and from the microphone setup tab, select “Switch Microphone” to choose an audio source. The “Custom” button allows you to add sound filters to the live, such as noise reduction.

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How to live on Twitch

Click “Continue to Webcam” to set your image to live. The interface allows you to view the camera that will be used in the broadcast, in addition to activating the background color removal technology.

Twitch Studio also offers image filters that can be applied by pressing the arrows that appear in the corners of the camera view during setup. The tip is to use the default option and, if necessary, apply changes later.

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How to live on Twitch

If you are satisfied with the quality of the camera, click the “Continue to Scenes” button. The option that allows you to create the visual identity of the live that requires a little more attention. With that in mind, just click “Proceed to Settings” during the initial setup.

The last configuration page shows the streaming quality settings. Twitch Studio will run a test to verify the power of your hardware and your internet to provide the best specs for live.

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You can change resolution and bitrate to stream in higher quality by clicking “Adjust settings”. However, for those who are just starting out, the tip is to follow the guidelines provided by the application.

How to live on Twitch

How to edit scenes in Twitch Studio

With all the settings ready, now all that’s left is to edit the scenes to ensure more interactivity and beauty for the live. The application opens by default with the divisions “Main”, “I’ll be back” and “Introducing”, but you can add more options by clicking on “Add Scene”.

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The scene that is in purple on the platform is the screen that will be displayed to the audience. At the base of the interface, beside the transmission button, Twitch Studio also has the “Edit Scene” button, which allows you to deeply modify each of the layers.

How to live on Twitch

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To add background, images or any interaction in the live, just select the scene, click on “Edit Scene” and choose the option “Add layer”. The menu allows you to place various interactions in the viewing area, including media, follower alerts and a chat box, to display comments from live viewers.

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When everything is ready, click on the “Full screen application” option, available in the upper left corner of the interface, to select the main content that will appear during the transmission. Select the game or program you want to display and click “Next”.

If the desired app is appearing at the bottom of the screen, everything is ready for the live to begin. You can start streaming by clicking the “Start Streaming” button, which will send the program images to your channel on Twitch without the need for additional settings.