Browser Screenshare

If you're using a computer to play your music you can use our browser screenshare option to also share that music with your stream!

When browser screensharing, your audio will only be brought in when ticking the “Share Audio” box when selecting your screen to share. This audio will be brought in through a layer in your Audio Mixer at the bottom left of the project and is independent from the visual screen share itself allowing you to safely delete the screenshare layer if you’d only like your computer’s audio. The options with the ability to share audio will vary depending on the operating system in use.

Note: Sharing "Your Entire Screen" will include all audio on your computer. Where as "Chrome Tab" will only allow the audio from that browser tab.

If you’re a macOS user and having trouble sharing your screen, please view this article for additional steps you may need to take.


If you'd like to simply display/play a YouTube video or playlist with your stream you can use our "Browser Source" option under the 3rd Party Integrations layer and paste in the video/playlist url to play the music on the stream.


When using our Botisimo Integration, you can add their popular Music Player widget to your stream for your audience to enjoy. Check out the following gif for how to get it added into your project:

How do you queue up music or request songs?

Once set up in Lightstream, you can add music (see: gif below) to the queue from your Botisimo Music Player dashboard itself or your viewers can request a song in your streams chat with the "!songrequest <URL of YouTube song you'd like to add>" command. The music player currently supports YouTube & YouTube playlist URL's as well as Soundcloud and Soundcloud playlist URL's.

Music Player stopped or you’re not hearing anything?

Double-check that the Music Player is enabled and your audio isn't muted or too low in your music player itself, via the Edit Overlay button.

Why isn’t my SoundCloud playlist moving onto the next track?

If you’re using a SoundCloud playlist in Botisimo, you’ll need to ensure you add the string “?soundcloudPlaylist=1” to the end of your Music Player’s URL in the layer of your scene to get the next track to play correctly.

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