Twitch Creative

Watch artists create. Twitch expands into the arts.

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#4 Product of the DayOctober 29, 2015

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Ryan HooverHunterPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
It's fascinating to see Twitch's expansion, from Justin.tv (cc @justinkan) into a gaming-focused livestreaming (almost) unicorn (acquired by Amazon last year). While gaming is massive (and growing), expansion into arts and other categories in the future makes a lot of sense. h/t @sarahperez for this find from her TechCrunch article.
Walter Reid@walterareid · Product
@rrhoover Maybe I'm just not a regular twitch users, but I can't find a "Creative" section anywhere in the web experience? No mention from the home, game or channel sections and even the directory only shows game content. How did you even find that url?
Ryan HooverHunterPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
@walterareid it was written about on TechCrunch. I'm assuming they're rolling it out slowly as not to introduce something drastically different to their core community.
Danilo de Rosa@danderoz · Growth Manager
@rrhoover @justinkan @sarahperez fantastic pivoting ! It makes simpler to young influencers to create empathy with their first followers through common passions !
Ben RubinHiring@benrbn · Co-founder, Life On Air Inc
This is a clear product answer for a repeating use case of craftsmen/artists streaming while creating. Awesome 🔥
Lindsey Wilson@lindsey_io · Character Designer at Lindsey.io
This came at the perfect time! I was looking for a program to broadcast my sketching sessions
Ryan HooverHunterPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
What category do you think will be next. Cooking and coding seem like good contenders. I'd love to see a dance channel, @eshear.
Josh Barkin@joshbarkin · Co-founder @ Janis.ai
@rrhoover Agreed. "Watch People Cook" has to be a massive vertical.
Erik van Mechelen@decision_ · Essayist and fiction writer
@rrhoover I wrote 15,000 words in a novel yesterday and I'm pretty sure I would love to review parts of it as a recording, to see how my flow developed through the 10-hour session. All I know is at times I must have been in a flow state of some degree. How I got there, who knows? :)
Sean Canton@seancanton · Chief of Awesome
@decision_ @rrhoover It's not exactly the same, but I sometimes setup a low fps screen recorder when I'm coding to see what I've done. I've found some major mistakes before they turned into bugs with this.
Erik van Mechelen@decision_ · Essayist and fiction writer
@seancanton @rrhoover Hadn't considered, thanks!
Tom Nguyen@tomng · Principal Product Manager, Adobe
Adobe gets excited about getting more folks into creativity, so we're pretty stoked about platforms like Twitch Creative (disclaimer: Adobe is sponsoring Twitch Creative). We actually launched the Adobe Channel (http://twitch.tv/adobe) on Twitch, which live streams 17+ hours of continuous programming every day, spotlighting all kinds of awesome artists in the community. On a personal note: It's crazy soothing to have talented people creating cool stuff in the background while you're doing something. Gets addicting. :)