How to Make a Thumbnail for YouTube Using Streamlabs

Streamlabs recently created a new feature that gives creators a way to create customizable thumbnails for YouTube. YouTube has 2 billion logged-in monthly users and continues to grow every year.

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Hundreds of thousands of live streamers use YouTube every day as a way to upload highlights from their live stream. For many people, watching VODs is the only chance they get to view your content.

With Streamlab's new thumbnail maker for YouTube, you can easily create professional-quality thumbnails with custom themes and filters and take your YouTube videos to the next level.

What’s New


Streamlabs YouTube thumbnail maker comes with 19 different themes to match your unique style. We’ll be adding more over time, so check back often.

You can easily upload your background images, choose from a variety of colors, modify the text, and add elements like emoji’s, icons, additional text, and images.

Why use YouTube?

One piece of advice you’ll hear from many professional streamers is that it is important to connect with people outside your main live streaming platform. Fostering communities on different platforms is a great strategy to promote your channel and grow your brand.

Growth Strategies

If you are a partnered streamer, broadcasting to other platforms is out of the question; however, you can use different growth strategies to help you.

  1. We recommend that you post and engage with people on social media like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
  2. We recommend creating a community Discord where people interested in your content can get together and chat.
  3. Lastly, we highly recommend taking advantage of a platform like YouTube to post VODs and Highlights.

Streamlabs YouTube thumbnail maker is currently an exclusive feature for Streamlabs Ultra subscribers. Streamlabs Ultra is a premium tool kit intended to supply live streamers with enhanced and improved resources that increase production value and audience engagement. Click here to learn more.

With Streamlabs Ultra you get:

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