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  1. Allow VODS to get automatically uploaded to youtube for safe keeping as they get deleted from twitch after 60 days.

    14 votes

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    3 comments  ·  VODs (past broadcasts)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Since today (April 20th, 2017) or maybe even a few days (haven't used the feature since Monday), whenever I want to upload a thumbnail to one of my uploaded videos, I no preview appears in the thumbnail preview windows. If I want to save the video, I get an error message saying "Missing required parameter crop_x". I didn't check if this also applies to highlights/past broadcasts, but at least on the uploaded videos this error appears no matter how often I try.

    Browser: Firefox 53.0 (64 bit)

    13 votes

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    12 comments  ·  Uploads  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. It would be nice for those people choosing to migrate exclusively to Twitch Uploads if they could import their videos from services like YouTube without having to reupload all of them or "start over" from scratch, especially for those with several hundred videos to bring over.

    112 votes

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    11 comments  ·  Feature Request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Would there be a way to optimize the upload of videos from your end? It seems like both the Upload and Processing times of the new service seems greatly reduced. Also, not having a loading bar for the processing to take place is slightly irritating as someone who wants to use this feature.

    17 votes

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    19 comments  ·  Uploads  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Allow users that Share Clips from streams on Social Media to Earn bits.This will entice others to use the clips feature, as well as creative more of a flood of "Twitch is a thing" advertising that we are lacking. Cheering is an amazing interactive feature that so many people participate in, lets give more people more ways to earn bits.
    -This would be a way to earn bits that is beneficial to the platform and streamers (not just Our Advertising Partners)
    -Would create a community participation effect. Someone can help the streamer in a way that is free to do…

    19 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Clips  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. It'd be great to be able to add content to a queue that I can then watch later, in the order it was added, at my convenience.

    78 votes

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    17 comments  ·  Feature Request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Catherine Hsiao responded

    Great idea, we definitely want to work on making the viewing experience better. How often would you say you add things to watch later, and when do you usually return to watch things that you have saved?

  7. Sometimes we need to edit our videos before publishing it such as cut or add some scenes. But right now our only option is to upload after edited. An editor such as the one that YouTube uses will be great. We will be able to add background music, CC, subtitles, transition and things like that. And also community contribution of CC and subtitles too.

    72 votes

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    7 comments  ·  Feature Request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Twitch partners streams are currently monetized so I feel uploads should be monetized as well in some, ideally through ads and Twitch Prime.

    88 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Uploads  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Catherine Hsiao responded

    Thanks for the feedback! This is something we have been looking into but it will take some time, please be patient!

  9. Should be able to save clips other users have saved to your own My Clips page, so you can make a collection of your favorite clips even if you yourself didn't make them.

    10 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Clips  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. A feature that could be able to attach specific clips that are either originally clipped or edited all together. This feature would be great to express content on a larger level then just one video at a time. It would save a lot scrolling for more content for the viewer/follower. Also, with this, you could input a "starred" feature that brings a specific video or videos to the top of your feed. This will allow this best content to be seen instead of tucked away when more content is added.

    29 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Clips  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. When someone posts a clip in chat and maybe you want to take a look later, an Add To My Clips (or Save Copy, or similar) button would be nice.

    8 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Clips  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Right now, the only ways of notifying your followers of an upload are through e-mail and channel feed. Not everyone wants to spam their followers e-mails (potentially causing them to drift away) and not everybody uses channel feed. There should be a proper dashboard that displays all the videos that have been recently uploaded from the broadcasters you follow, and only uploads. Currently, if you go to a channels videos, you have to specifically filter for "uploads," otherwise they're lost in the sea of 100's of VOD's and highlights. In this dashboard, there should also be discovery mechanisms. IE: Popular…

    71 votes

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    Planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Feature Request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. It is great that now we can edit clips right after creating them, but could you please just add the button "Edit" that would remain for the following 24 hours on the clip page? Sometimes I want to edit clips made in API, sometimes I just close the page where editing is still possible but then rewatch it on the next day and want to trim it just a bit (really inconvenient to go to the main video and make a new clip).

    18 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Clips  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. some people dont have laptops or other pc. and sometimes people want to stream on the chromebook because they cant get to their other pc so at least try to make it work

    16 votes

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    5 comments  ·  Feature Request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Would be gread if we could pull more than one file to the upload field and then all the videos will be sequential uploaded.

    45 votes

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    5 comments  ·  Feature Request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Catherine Hsiao responded

    Thanks for the feedback, we understand bulk upload needs and are looking into requirements. How many videos do you think you will upload at a time, and how often will you upload multiple videos?

  16. Twitch, so far I'm loving the overall experience, and I think you guys do a tremendous job of listening to your community and incorporating said community feedback.

    That said, there is one aspect of Twitch that bothers me right now.

    I'm a gamer, and play a variety of games, namely first-person-shooters and open-world games. I like to organize all my game uploads into collections by game title. It would be nice if I could upload thumbnails featuring the game art for each collection.

    Can we please get thumbnail support for collections, allowing us to add some personality to our collections?…

    6 votes

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  17. On clips, the list gets long with content we enjoy from our channel to others. It would be really nice to delete the ones that mean nothing anymore. It would help us keep it clean and organized.

    Talking about organizaion, adding categories that you can named yourself would be amazing. Whether you want to keep a collection of your own or another specifc streamer. This would be a good way to bring all the videos that you want to keep together.

    16 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Clips  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Allan Hui responded

    Thanks for the feedback. We’re definitely looking into ways for users to better manage the collection of clips. The categories is an interesting idea. Would be curious to see how people vote on this.

  18. I like the idea you can have collections on your channel, but I noticed you cannot set a custom thumbnail for a collection. I wish I could do that just like with Uploads.

    6 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Collections  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. With Uploads, streamers can keep their VOD archive forever. It is finally possible to see a record of every game an individual streamer has played in their career by reviewing their Uploads page. It would be cool to add a "Games Browser" for each channel that mirrors the existing site-wide Games Browser. You would get a searchable view of all of the games represented in a channel's Uploads sorted by total # Views for each game. Streamers could use this to link to archives for specific games they've played on Twitch the way we can currently link to specific games…

    33 votes

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  20. I love the new addition of the top clips of the day/week/month/all time but I would love even more if I was able to select to show clips only from random date and time to random date and time as maybe back then some interesting streams or my favorite streamers were live etc. etc. Would make it even greater experience atleast for me if that's possible.

    8 votes

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