How to Get Started Using Streamlabs Studio?

Streamlabs Studio is a brand new web-based broadcasting studio for console streamers. Streamlabs Studio combines live stream alerts, chat, recent events, and stream overlays into a single solution so that console players can transform their gameplay into an engaging live stream. Currently, Streamlabs Studio is available exclusively for Twitch streamers on Xbox.

Streamers can choose “Streamlabs” as a destination within the Twitch app, log in to to customize their stream, and Streamlabs Studio will broadcast the stream to Twitch along with any personalized widgets, overlays, or webcam included by the streamer.

Keep reading below for step-by-step directions.

Step 1: Log in to Twitch on You can do this from your computer, mobile phone, or tablet.

Step 2: Add Overlays: Streamlabs Studio comes with various overlay themes you can automatically add to your stream to help you stand out from the crowd.

Step 3: Customize your widgets: We’ll automatically add an alert box, chatbox, and event list to your live stream. To customize these widgets, log into, sign in using Twitch, and visit our widgets dashboard to customize each one. You can also add extra layers like custom images or your webcam.

Step 4: Download the Twitch app for Xbox

Step 5: Open the Twitch app, navigate to broadcast > destination > and select “Streamlabs” as your destination.

Step 6: Click “Go Live,” and you’re ready to live stream!

Following these steps will send your stream to Streamlabs Studio, where we will combine all your components, including webcams, overlays, and alerts, and then broadcast it live to Twitch!

Final Word

With Streamlabs Studio, you can transform console gameplay into a high-quality live stream production with viewer engagement tools to interact with your community.

To learn more about using Streamlabs Studio, don’t forget to visit our website.

Recommended Bitrate

Currently, Streamlabs Studio supports streams at 720p. We recommend adjusting your bitrate in the Twitch app to 3500 for the best balance between performance and quality. 

Need more help?

Check out the blog below to learn more:

  • How to Use External Webcam in Streamlabs Studio?
  • How to Use External Mic in Streamlabs Studio?

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About Streamlabs

Founded on the belief that we want to help creators make a living do what they love, Streamlabs provides a robust suite of features to help creators better engage with their fans, grow audiences, and improve monetization. Building on this mission, Streamlabs is expanding its product with 1) Melon, our browser-based streaming studio, 2) Willow, an all-in-one bio link tool, 3) Oslo, a video review and collaboration tool. And 4) Crossclip, the easiest way to convert Twitch clips to videos for TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts.

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