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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 a Live Streaming tools and service 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 StreamBuffRe, Livestreamer, Unstream and Orion Desktop.

Streamlink 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 Streamlink.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD

Streamlink CLI pipes/directs video streams (RTMP, HLS) from various services (plugin list available) into a standalone...

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  1. 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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  2. 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.


  3. 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    The project seems to be no longer updated since 2016.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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  4. 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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  5. Orion Desktop icon

    Orion Desktop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

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

    Discontinued

    GitHub's status: This repository has been archived by the owner. It is now read-only.Developer Message: https://github.com/alamminsalo/orion/issues/307

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