Streamers take note! Streaming expert Elgato has announced a major update to its Stream Deck software. In version 5.0, you should be able to benefit from some improvements and a completely new feature. For example, the Stream Deck Store will be introduced for the first time. In this online store you will be able to buy exciting plugins, icons and tutorials. Royalty-free music and sounds will also be available there. Let’s see what innovations await us with the new update.
Everything gets better
Elgato’s Stream Deck is choice number one among streamers and content creators looking for a suitable interface. With the convenient push of a button, you can access apps and tools to make streaming easier than ever. Elgato promises that the update to version 5.0 should now offer an even better user experience. The digital features you can buy from the Stream Deck Store also offer attractive added value. You should be able to take your content or your livestreams to a new level. At least that’s what Elgato promises.
A practical feature is the new “Discover” section. Here, streamers and content creators can inspire each other with new ideas. You missed a new update or don’t know the latest plugin yet? Then you can always stay up to date here. With the help of plugins you can perfect your workflow and concentrate on the essentials. In total, you have access to more than 100 plugins. Elgato has listed them all in the new Stream Deck Store. But the new store has even more to offer.
Icons and music
You really can’t complain about the scope of the new Stream Deck Store. In addition to tutorials and plugins, you can also buy suitable icons, music tracks and sound effects. The icons serve the clarity of your Stream Deck. After all, the buttons and thus the entire look of your deck can be customized to your liking. The icons in the store have been developed by professional graphic designers and it shows. Of course, you can still develop and use your own icons.
The many royalty-free music tracks pay off especially if you’re looking for a musical background for an intro or a cut scene. In terms of quality, Elgato itself speaks of high-quality music tracks. There will certainly be downsides here, but with a selection of several thousand songs, everyone should be able to find what they are looking for. Many content creators will be pleased to be able to integrate songs from the genres of hip-hop, dance, chillout, etc. into their videos without having to worry about licensing disputes. This category is probably one of the best in the new store. In addition to music tracks, there are also thousands of sound effects in the store, which can also be incorporated into your own videos without any worries.
Prices and availability
Those who call a suitable Stream Deck their own can download Stream Deck 5.0 for free as of now. The new features are likely to provide an additional incentive to buy Elgato’s streaming interface.