Gaming and live-streaming tools and services


Make your live stream more engaging and interactive with third-party tools and services that are available for YouTube Live.

Note: None of the products listed below are made by or endorsed by Google, Inc. It's 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 Discord's modern voice and text chat app. Crystal clear voice, multiple server and channel support, mobile apps and more. Discord will let you offer your members access to private voice and text servers.
GameWisp GameWisp gives YouTubers subscription tools to engage and monetise their audiences. 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 directly from your web browser. Simply sign 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.
StreamElements StreamElements is an all-in-one tool set 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 set up your stream and make the most out of their tools.
Streamlabs Reward your loyal viewers by thanking them with attractive, on-stream notification pop-ups. Take donations with multiple payment options, manage donation goals, add labels to scenes and more.
XSplit Broadcaster and 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.

More Resources

If you need help with selecting encoding software to stream to YouTube, take a look at our list of Live Verified devices and software.

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

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