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  1. VOD's need a drastic update! How do you expect that users upload videos if even the past broadcast function doesent work properly?

    A couple feature that we are in desperate need of:


    • General stability update

    • On the fly rewind

    • VOD search (Title) for viewers

    • VOD ratings systems (viewers can vote 1-5 stars)

    • Viewer VOD Ranking (depending on rating)

    • Skip muted parts (setting)

    • remove the commentary function

    • mobile download cache (look at VOD's offline)

    704 votes

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  2. Audio only option for pc. I know that they have this option on the twitch app, and i would want to see this on pc as well. Sometimes 1080p 60fps and 720p 60fps streams (without quality options) can result in high temps for laptops. Not to mention that this benefits people who want to hear the stream in the background without having to load the video portion of the stream.

    293 votes

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  3. First of all, forgive my mistakes in English is not my native language. I made this in two languages to make more people able to vote for this.

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    Primero de todo, disculpar mis errores en inglés, no es mi lenguaje nativo. He hecho esto en dos idiomas para poder conseguir que más gente que vote esta iniciativa. La petición en español se encuentra debajo de la explicación en inglés.

    EXPLANATION IN ENGLISH.

    Dear staff of Twitch.tv,

    it’s been a little time for me doing live broadcasts and I would like to address an issue that I been thinking closely…

    101 votes

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  4. How it currently works is that the broadcaster outputs their audio with the single channel for the viewer to listen to, but as an opt-in feature the broascaster could output two or more audio channels, an example being one for microphone, one for game sounds, and maybe even one for music if the broadcaster plays music.

    To enable said tweeking it would be located under the advanced features to enable 'Split-Audio Channels', and therefore would allow the user to - rather than mute - click the speaker icon to allow the list of audio channels that the broadcaster is using.

    80 votes

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  5. I've been uploading old vods for the purpose of vodcasting on a channel I'm editor for for the last week, and long muted sections have been a recurring problem. It takes hours to upload and process a vod, just to find out that long sections are muted and there's nothing I can do about them at vodcast time.

    Some suggestions
    1. When vods are vodcasted, play them unmuted (since they aren't archived anyway and are essentially canned live broadcasts)
    2. Allow a way to quickly remove muted sections from a vod
    3. Provide editors the ability to fast-forward through vods…

    30 votes

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    Planned  ·  Kevin Pan responded

    Agreed that the muting experience is not ideal right now. We will look into this, but lots of things to build and improve for Twitch VODs.

  6. Add Middle East servers 4Weird

    22 votes

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  7. 1080p 30fps instead of just 1080p 60fps (Source) will be great for people with limited internet connection, you can experience quality of video similar to source but at HALF THE BANDWIDTH.

    Right now there is option for 720p, 720p60, 1080p60 (Source)
    Just add an option like 720p, 720p60, 1080p, 1080p60 (Source)

    I have watched people who actually stream at 1080p30 it is a better experience than 720p60.

    11 votes

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  8. Hi Twitch!

    I'm certain y'all know about this problem already, but I wanted to tack on some details in case it might help along with solutioning.

    Since COVID-19, DJs all flocked to streaming, many of them on Twitch. Low Latency Mode is creating jarring pitch bends that most DJs nor their listeners know about. Savvy listeners think the DJ is just doing a bad job. Even non-savvy listeners can tell something's not right. But DJ's have no idea that this is happening; even if they enable past broadcasts, their VOD won't have this problem. When listeners point this problem out,…

    10 votes

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  9. Multiple audio streams in a single video are supported by OBS and popular video formats, but Twitch strips alternate audio streams from video it receives and offers no way to select alternate audio streams while watching a stream.

    This feature came about in order to allow videos to have audio in multiple languages, which is something any streamer is unlikely to do, but the availability of multiple audio streams can allow streamers to make alternate audio streams for other purposes. For example:


    1. Those with poor hearing may benefit from a voice-only stream so that game audio, background music, and sound…

    10 votes

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  10. Theres everything from .25x to 2x, and sometimes 2x is just a tad too fast to comprehend, 1.75x would be perfect.

    8 votes

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  11. Restart the player fast and remember the chat history if a playback/stream crashes.

    4 votes

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  12. what: let us rewind about 5,10,15 Seconds

    when: when i see a live stream

    why: let rewatch an section

    then: speedup a little the video to go back to sync with the live stream

    4 votes

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  13. The video player will buffer causing a long "Latency To Broadcaster" when the streamer has intermittent connectivity issues. For desktop streamers this is usually not a problem. This is a nuisance for viewers watching IRL streamers who are streaming on less reliable mobile connections. Who wants to watch a stream where the "Latency To Broadcaster" is over 30s? or even 10s?

    I have to open the "Video Stats" menu with every stream I watch to keep an eye on the "Latency To Broadcaster" to make sure I'm not too far behind the live stream. Nothing wrong with my internet connection.…

    4 votes

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  14. Hello

    Arround 450 video
    And the VIDEO PRODUCER have to be rework totaly

    In my case :
    - ITs lagy (the engin have to charge the 450 video before i can work in the section
    (So why i was impact when i want work or edit my new 2020 video by the past 2015 video ... charging, lagging, and wasting my time because the page was unusable at this tile
    - Unusable time charging all video ...
    - when you want organise its too slow, and unusable because you have to drag and drop ... and the memory cant follow…

    3 votes

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  15. You could consider separating the video quality settings from audio quality settings, since audio quality is far more important than video for some content.
    There are Music and Performance streams and such where we're interested in listening to the sound more that looking at text / faces / fine details.


    • New show hosts frequently receive advice to invest in buying better audio equipment to improve audio quality before looking to buy more expensive cameras. This is because people will tolerate bad video in a show much more than bad audio (although 160p is still kinda bad).


    • I've listened to several…

    3 votes

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  16. 2 votes

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  17. Dear Sirs,

    I am from Karachi, Pakistan and after the release of Bahrain Servers on AWS. It is requested to the Twitch team to release Bahrain CDNs for Twitch too so that the Middle Eastern countries can stream on low latency with better performance as the nearest servers for Middle eastern countries are Europe: UK, London and Asia: Singapore for Content Delivery.

    There arent any servers in between, but as AWS has already established Bahrain servers 2 years ago, it is requested to you all to do the same so that new content creators from this region can rise up…

    2 votes

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  18. Hi everyone I’m new to this

    2 votes

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  19. Quad su

    2 votes

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  20. It's been a few weeks since Twitch changed how stream quality auto changes based on whether the tab is in the current tab/window or not. This change automatically lowers the quality of streams to 480p (or lower) for streams not in the current tab, and when the stream is tabbed back into focus it does not always resume the originally selected quality.

    This is affecting multiple browsers, with or without extensions, so this is seems very much a Twitch end feature to lower data use.
    This change however has resulted in some issues:
    -More buffering
    -Streams hanging/pausing when tabbed out …

    2 votes

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