Twitch brings its Studio streaming app to the Mac in open beta

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What you need to know

  • Twitch has announced availability for the Twitch Studio Beta app for Mac.
  • The company made the announcement on a blog post.
  • Mac users can download the the app today.

The Twitch Studio app has been in beta since November of 2019 for Windows users, and now the company is bringing it to Mac users as well. Twitch announced the availability of the app for Mac in a blog post on the company's website.

"If you're a Mac user who has been eager to give streaming a try but didn't know how to start, Twitch Studio is our all-in-one streaming software designed from the ground up with new creators in mind. Whether you're interested in games, music, art, cooking, or any number of other passions, Twitch Studio provides a fast way to set up and go live on Twitch."

The company highlights a few of the features of the app below, including its easy setup, close integration with the Twitch community, and tons of customization options to make your stream more personal.

  • Easy setup: With guided onboarding, automatic hardware detection, and recommended settings, you'll get step-by-step setup for the best quality stream. Our built-in desktop audio capture capability also lets you easily share audio from your web browser or computer directly to your stream, no extra configuration required.
  • Twitch integration: Twitch Studio has everything you need to start interacting with your audience, including built-in alerts and chat integration.
  • Customization: Easily personalize the look and feel of your stream with different layouts (such as a full-screen webcam layout perfect for chatting with your community), and customize how your stream sounds by adding multiple audio devices. You can even mix up your content by connecting your iPhone or iPad and sharing the screen to your stream. Look out for even more customization options that we'll be rolling out soon.

The app is currently compatible with Macs running macOS Mojave 10.14 or later. If you want to try out the Twitch Studio Beta for yourself, you can download it through the Twitch website.

Joe Wituschek

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