I've upgraded my livestream with some animated components! The new overlays are super satisfying and I thought I'd write a blog post to explain them.

Everything was made in illustrator, and animated in after effects. So if you've got Adobe CC, you can do all of this!

I now use StreamElements and their OBS.LIVE plugin to manage my stream. This is a significantly higher performance and lighter solution than Streamlabs OBS.

In addition to this, their online layouts engine has let me build up some overlays that I really enjoy!

The components I made in after effects, were this stinger animation:

Stinger Transition Video

And this animated media links display:

Here's a full video showing off the new full stream layout: