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Orion Desktop Alternatives

Orion Desktop is described as 'QML/C++-written cross-platform desktop client for Twitch.tv' and is a Live Streaming tools and service in the remote work & education category. There are five alternatives to Orion Desktop for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac and Xbox. The best alternative is Streamlink, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Orion Desktop are GNOME Twitch, StreamBuffRe, Livestreamer and Unstream.

Orion Desktop alternatives are mainly Live Streaming Tools and Services but may also be Video Streaming Apps or YouTube Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Orion Desktop.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android

QML/C++-written cross-platform desktop client for Twitch.tv.

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  1. Streamlink CLI pipes/directs video streams (RTMP, HLS) from various services (plugin list available) into a standalone media player of choice. (VLC, MPV).

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  2. GNOME Twitch icon

    GNOME Twitch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Enjoy Twitch on your GNU/Linux desktop.

    Discontinued

    last commit 8e774a0on May 20, 2019Git statshttps://github.com/vinszent/gnome-twitch

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  3. StreamBuffRe buffers online streams and redirects them to different destinations. This enables you to watch, download or record streams from many different video and livestream internet services. This all works even at the same time.

    The main window is slimlined, just drop a link on it and go.
  4. Livestreamer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Livestreamer is a command-line utility that pipes video streams from various services into a video player, such as VLC. The main purpose of Livestreamer is to allow the user to avoid buggy and CPU heavy flash plugins but still be able to enjoy various streamed content.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer updated since 2016. Last version, 1.12.2, released in May 2015, but it can be still downloaded from GitHub

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  5. Unstream icon

    Unstream

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Xbox

    An unofficial Twitch application for the Universal Windows Platform which allows users to quickly and elegantly watch live Twitch streams on the go.

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