Streamlink Alternatives

    Streamlink is described as 'CLI pipes/directs video streams (RTMP, HLS) from various services (plugin list available) into a standalone media player of choice. (VLC, MPV)' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are five alternatives to Streamlink for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Windows Mobile and Android. The best alternative is GNOME Twitch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Streamlink are Livestreamer (Free, Open Source), StreamBuffRe (Freemium), Unstream (Free) and Orion Desktop (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 27, 2021

    1. Enjoy Twitch on your GNU/Linux desktop. Content management Easily browse and search channels and games. Keep track of your follows whether you have a Twitch account or not.


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    2. 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.


      The project seems to be no longer updated since 2016.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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    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.
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      • 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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    4. QML/C++-written desktop client for Features: - Login by twitch credentials - Desktop notifications - Integrated player - Chat support - Support for live streams and vods


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