Gaming and Live Streaming Tools & Services

Make your live stream more engaging and interactive with 3rd party tools and services that are available for YouTube Live and YouTube Gaming.

Note: None of the products listed below are made by or endorsed by Google, Inc. It is important for you to evaluate these products and decide what makes the most sense for you or your business.

Gaming and live streaming tools

Tool Description
Discord Step up your community with a Discord’s modern voice & text chat app. Crystal clear voice, multiple server and channel support, mobile apps, and more. Discord will let you offer your sponsors access to private voice and text servers.
Gameshow Gameshow is a cross-platform application developed specifically to give game broadcasters new levels of production for their live streams.
GameWisp GameWisp gives YouTubers subscription tools to engage and monetize their audiences.
IFTTT.com IFTTT (If This, Then That) is a third-party, free web-based service that connects different apps, services and devices together. Super Chat now works with IFTTT to enable creators to add a fun and interactive way for viewers to engage with Super Chat. Learn more about IFTTT and Super Chat.
Infiniscene Infiniscene lets you live stream right from your web browser. Simply log in with your Google account, add what you’d like to share, and select Go Live. Take your stream to the next level without the complicated setup – no more messing with bitrates and complicated encoder settings.
Nightbot Nightbot is a chatbot that allows you to automate your live stream's chat with moderation and new features, allowing you to spend more time entertaining your viewers.
StreamElements StreamElements is an all-in-one toolset for streamers. Features include stream overlays (graphic package), a chatbot for better audience engagement, a tipping system, and post-stream reports sent to your inbox. Their support team will help you setup your stream, and make the most out of their tools.
Streamlabs Reward your loyal viewers by thanking them with attractive, on-stream notification popups. Take donations with multiple payment options, manage donation goals, add labels to scenes and more.
XSplit Broadcaster & Gamecaster XSplit Gamecaster lets you easily stream and record your greatest gaming moments at the click of a button. It's simple, easy to use, and perfect for sharing your gameplay with the world.

Additional Resources

If you need help selecting encoding software to stream to YouTube, check out our list of Live Verified devices and software.

You can also find more information about creating your own live streaming and YouTube Gaming tools with our YouTube Live API docs.

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