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The 10 Best Twitch Extensions

Mark Longhurst
Apr 21, 2018 · Unlisted

Released in the summer of 2017, Twitch Extensions are interactive 3rd party interactive overlays and panels, allowing streamers to open up a whole new world of fun, interaction information for their viewers and higher engagement from the streamer’s communities.

“Engage, grow, and surprise your audience with an interactive channel page” — Twitch

Initially a desktop only test, Twitch has now rolled extensions out to mobile and app users, and streamers can use multiple extension overlays too!

P.S. this list now has 12 extensions because they are all so useful…


The Extension Manager is found within your dashboard where it shows a list of active and available extensions. Here you’ll be able to choose, setup, configure and activate your extensions on your stream or as a panel on your channel.

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Twitch’s Extension manager gives you the opportunity to use which extensions you want, where you want and how you want. With a nearly unlimited list of extensions to choose from, where to do you start?


Some our our favourites and recommended extensions for streamers include:

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For a full list of Twitch extensions, go to your Extension Manager here.


Firstly, these are free features from Twitch (and dev partners) allowing your community and viewers to engage with your stream in a completely different way from just Twitch chat, or donating/subscribing.

It provides them with a way to engage with one another or something on screen during quieter gameplay, or during a ‘brb’ moment.

Twitch extensions can also be used to provide viewers with more information about you, your stream or help choose the content that’ll be broadcasted.

Why not use them?


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Written by Mark Longhurst.

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Mark Longhurst

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Gaming, podcasting and social media - founder of The Emergence | theemergence.co.uk

The Emergence

The Emergence is a streaming education, guides & tutorial website. We are dedicated to teaching content creators everything they need to know to help them start or grow their streaming journey. ⚡

Mark Longhurst

Written by

Gaming, podcasting and social media - founder of The Emergence | theemergence.co.uk

The Emergence

The Emergence is a streaming education, guides & tutorial website. We are dedicated to teaching content creators everything they need to know to help them start or grow their streaming journey. ⚡

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