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How to Save Twitch VOD

Whether you’re an established streamer or new to the platform, having more VOD views means more opportunities to earn money from your videos. That’s why it’s important to know how to Save Twitch VOD so that you can watch them at a later time or share them with others. This article will walk you through several different ways to save a Twitch video.

A VOD is a recorded version of a live stream that can be watched on demand. Depending on the viewer’s subscription level, they can access these recordings for 14 to 60 days after a live stream ends.

As a creator, you can automatically save your broadcasts as VODs by enabling the feature in the Stream Settings of the Creator Dashboard. To do this, click on the gear icon in the left navigation bar and select “VOD Settings.” Here you’ll find the option to “Store Past Broadcasts,” which you can toggle to the “On” position to enable automatic broadcast archiving.

In addition to the “Publish VODs” option in the Stream Settings menu, you can also create Highlights of your streams to keep them permanently on the website. Highlights are similar to VODs, but they’re not time-limited and can be shared as links or embedded on other websites. To create a Highlight, navigate to the stream you want to save and click on the yellow “Highlight” button in the top right corner of the page.

You can use a browser extension to download Twitch videos, but the results may not be as good as using an app or command line interface (CLI). The best tool to save Twitch VOD is TwitchDownloader. This free software works on both Windows and Linux and can be downloaded from GitHub. It’s available as a GUI for Windows and as a CLI for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. The UI is straightforward and easy to understand, but you’ll need a little technical knowledge to use the CLI.

Once you’ve installed the app, open it and paste the link to the VOD you want to save in the text box labeled “VOD Link/ID.” If it’s a private or sub-only VOD, you’ll need an OAuth token, which you can get by using a cookie manager extension on your browser, such as EditThisCookie for Chrome or Cookie Quick Manager for Firefox. Once you’ve pasted the link and entered your OAuth token, click “Download.” The VOD will then begin downloading to your computer. Depending on the size of the VOD, this process may take a while.

Depending on your internet connection, the number of other devices connected to your Wi-Fi network, and the amount of background running programs on your computer, your download speed may vary. But once the video is saved, you’ll be able to watch it on your own device whenever you want! Peter is an avid writer who loves tech and enjoys sharing his knowledge with the world. His work has been featured on a variety of tech blogs and forums, including Tom’s Hardware and CNET.