An easy guide how to setup your computer to broadcast your gaming on Twitch. In less than a few minutes, you will be ready for your audience!
Just follow the simple steps outlined below and a world of moving pictures and sound will open up to you!
Create an account on Twitch
Enter your details and submit. You will have to verify your email.
Download a streaming client
For this example we are going to use XSplit, which is the easiest to setup and get started with.
After you have downloaded it, you can install it.
Register an account with the streaming client
You will also need an Xsplit account, so register one here:
You will have to confirm your email.
Set up the streaming client
Start your XSplit and log in with your credentials. The free version can stream in 720p as the highest, which is fine as you start out.
When you are logged in, in the menu select the following:
Broadcast -> Add Channel -> Twitch
This will open up the Twitch connection wizard
Click the button "Authorize".
This will open up a page where you sign in with your twich account that you created earlier. After you have logged in, XSplit will measure your connection speeds and set things up accordingly. The defaults that XSplit sets works fine.
Ready to broadcast!
You can now start broadcasting!
In the menu choose:
Broadcast -> Twitch