How to import Twitch overlays to OBS Studio

How to import Twitch overlays to OBS Studio

Certainly! Here's a tutorial on how to import Twitch overlays to OBS Studio:

Step 1: Download the Twitch Overlay Package

  • Find a Twitch overlay package that you like and download it to your computer. You can find various free and paid Twitch overlays on website

Step 2: Install OBS Studio

  • If you don't have OBS Studio installed, visit the official OBS website ( and download the appropriate version for your operating system. Follow the installation instructions to complete the setup.

Step 3: Launch OBS Studio

  • Once OBS Studio is installed, open the software on your computer.

Step 4: Create a New Scene

  • In OBS Studio, locate the "Scenes" box in the bottom left corner. Right-click within the box and select "Add" to create a new scene.

Step 5: Name the Scene

  • Give your scene a descriptive name related to the Twitch overlay you're importing. For example, you can name it "Twitch Overlay."

Step 6: Add a Source

  • Right-click within the "Sources" box, which is usually located in the bottom middle section of OBS Studio. Select "Add" to choose the type of source you want to add to your scene.

Step 7: Choose a Source Type

  • Depending on the design of the Twitch overlay, select the appropriate source type. It can be an image, video, or browser source.

Step 8: Configure the Source

  • Once you've selected the source type, configure it by clicking on the "Browse" or "Add" button and locate the file from the Twitch overlay package you downloaded. Alternatively, for browser sources, enter the URL provided with the overlay.

Step 9: Adjust Position and Size

  • After adding the source, you can click and drag it within the preview window to adjust its position. Use the handles on the edges to resize the source as needed.

Step 10: Customize Additional Sources

  • If your Twitch overlay package includes other sources like webcam frames, social media panels, or donation alerts, repeat steps 6 to 9 to add and configure each additional source.

Step 11: Preview and Fine-Tune

  • Use the Preview Stream feature in OBS Studio to see how your Twitch overlay looks. Make any necessary adjustments to the position, size, or other settings until you're satisfied with the result.

Step 12: Start Streaming

  • Once you're ready to start streaming on Twitch, click on the "Start Streaming" button in OBS Studio to begin streaming with your imported Twitch overlay.

That's it! You've successfully imported a Twitch overlay to OBS Studio. Feel free to explore different customization options within OBS to create a unique and visually appealing stream.

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