How to stream your Mac video games to Twitch using Gameshow

How to stream your Mac video games to Twitch using Gameshow


Want stream your Mac developed games and VR apps to Twitch? You can by using Gameshow!

Apple has been gearing up developers to create macOS-native virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) applications. For many VR enthusiasts, that means games. That also means streaming games to user-generated content sites like Twitch, Youtube, and Hitbox!

Gameshow by Telestream gives macOS and PC users a powerful yet easy-to-configure streaming software for the aspiring game streamer. It features already setup templates of established games so that you can start streaming as quickly as possible, or you can build your own template from scratch. It’s a free download that puts a watermark in the video feed whilst broadcasting or when recording video over 720p resolution. Or you can make a very reasonable one-time purchase of only $29 to get rid of those minimal restrictions. Totally worth it if you ask me.

If you’re interested in getting started to stream your games from your Mac, here’s a quick run-through on how to do so using Gameshow and Twitch.tv.

How to download the software and set up accounts

Install your games

We’re assuming that you’ve already set up and installed something you want to stream, but if you haven’t, here’s a quick guide on installing Valve’s Steam platform to get you started.

  1. Go to http://store.steampowered.com in your favorite browser. Click on Install Steam.
  2. Click on Install Steam Now. This will start to download the installer file that will be placed in downloads on your Mac.
  3. Navigate to your downloads and double-click steam.dmg. Agree to the terms of service.
  4. Drag Steam to the Applications…



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