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    Open Source Twitch Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Twitch is Glimesh. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Twitch and four of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Twitch are Owncast (Free, Open Source), Open Streaming Platform (Free, Open Source) and Hypercast (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 15, 2021

    1. Glimesh is the next generation streaming platform built by the community for the community. We know establishing a following is hard, and the hours are long.
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      Glimesh vs Twitch opinions
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      Szkodnix It is more fair and has better technology (FTL).
      Positive comment 11 months ago

      RootBoot Easier to navigate compared to Twitch. It doesn't require you to self-host it like other alternatives.
      Positive comment 3 months ago

    2. Owncast is a self-hosted live video and web chat server for use with existing popular broadcasting software. Point your live stream at a server you personally control and regain ownership over your content.
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    3. Open Streaming Platform (OSP) is an open-source, RTMP streamer software front-end for Arut's Nginx-RTMP Module. OSP was designed as a self-hosted alternative to services such as,, Mixer, and Youtube Live.
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    4. hypercast is a tool for broadcasting live peer-to-peer video streams to dat:// enabled web browsers such as Beaker Browser.
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