Twitch is perhaps by far the most popular game streaming platform. It’s loaded with features to make streaming and watching streams both a nice experience and for the viewer and the streamer.
Streamers can moderate their chats, customise their streams and have control over every aspect they stream. Want to turn an epic moment from your Stream into a video you can upload anywhere else? Well, Twitch got you covered there as well.
In this article, we’re talking about how you can download Twitch’s VOD (Video on Demand) videos.
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How to download Twitch VOD videos?
Depending on whether you’re a Twitch Affiliate, Partner or just a regular user, you have a window for downloading your streams between 14-60 days of the actual stream itself. All streams auto-delete after this time period.
Here’s how you can set up auto-archiving for your videos on Twitch.
Step 1: Head over to Twitch, open the menu and click Settings.
Step 2: Head over to the Channel and Videos tab.
Step 3: Enable the Store past broadcasts to toggle.
Once you’ve done that, Twitch will automatically archive all your streams, ready for you to download on-demand. Here’s how.
How to download Videos from Twitch?
Here’s how you can download your broadcasts.
Step 1: Head over to Twitch, open the menu and click Video Producer.
Step 2: Click the three vertical dots next to the video you want to download. Select Download, and the video will be saved to a location of your choice on your PC.
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How to download someone else’s Twitch videos?
Before we proceed, do keep in mind that you can’t download someone else’s Twitch videos. However, using a third-party program called Twitch Leecher, you can get your hands on other’s broadcasts.
Note that this program isn’t affiliated or supported by Twitch, so use it at your own risk.
Step 1: Head over to the Twitch Leecher Github repository and download the latest version.
Step 2: Once the installation is complete and the program launches, head to the search bar at the top and search for the channel you want to download videos from.
Step 3: Once the video appears, click the Download button.
Step 4: Select the resolution, location and the video’s name. Once done, click Download, and you’re good to go.
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