Twitch will let users upload videos from next year




Twitch has announced enhancements to its video streaming service for games. This makes it possible to upload recorded videos to the service probably wants to compete with YouTube. In addition, new apps are released.

The new functionality was publicized made ​​at an event organized by Twitch himself, named TwitchCon. The company wants to expand its services by offering to go alongside streaming video also included. So broadcasters can choose to show a video uploaded at times when there is no live stream is available. Users can choose to convert videos in a playlist. The new features Twitch will compete with YouTube; the latter came recently with a video streaming service for gamers.

Also, it was announced that the previously announced transition from Flash to HTML5 place in the second quarter of 2016. This should ensure that the video player requires less hardware. The communication program Whisper also receive updates, which include pop-ups are displayed on incoming messages. PlayStation users will soon have access to a new app with more functionality; this is compatible with the PlayStation 3, 4, Vita and TV.

Most of the announced new features come so until next year to Twitch users. However, the company will soon launch a beta program to test the functionality for video uploads, where interested parties can request access.


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