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Downloads of v 2.2.0:


Last Update:

17 Sep 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Sebastian Meyer


streamlink twitch gui livestreamer streaming

Streamlink Twitch GUI

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2.2.0 | Updated: 17 Sep 2022



Downloads of v 2.2.0:



Software Author(s):

  • Sebastian Meyer

Streamlink Twitch GUI 2.2.0

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exemption:

Dependency requires Windows 10+


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Streamlink Twitch GUI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Streamlink Twitch GUI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Streamlink Twitch GUI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade streamlink-twitch-gui -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade streamlink-twitch-gui -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install streamlink-twitch-gui
    name: streamlink-twitch-gui
    version: '2.2.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'streamlink-twitch-gui' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.2.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller streamlink-twitch-gui
    Name     = "streamlink-twitch-gui"
    Version  = "2.2.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'streamlink-twitch-gui':
  ensure   => '2.2.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 17 Sep 2022.


Streamlink Twitch GUI

A multi platform browser for Streamlink
Browse and watch streams in your video player of choice

A graphical user interface (GUI) on top of the Streamlink command line interface (CLI).
Built with NW.js, a web application platform written in JavaScript (EmberJS), HTML (Handlebars), and CSS (LessCSS). Powered by Chromium and Node.js.


  • Available on Windows, macOS and Linux
  • Watch streams in the video player of your choice via Streamlink
  • Watch multiple streams at once
  • Browse streams by popularity, game, channel or team
  • Access your followed streams and channels
  • Filter streams by channel- or broadcasting language
  • Receive desktop notifications when new streams start
  • Join the Twitch chat by using customizable chat applications
  • Rich settings menu with lots of customizations and presets
  • Individual channel settings
  • Available in multiple languages
  • Automatic or custom selection of light and dark themes
  • Customizable hotkeys
  • Command line parameters for automation purposes


One of the reasons for having bad viewing experiences on is the implementation of their resource-heavy website and HTML5 video player. Especially on mobile desktop devices, high CPU and memory usage and lack of GPU acceleration of the web browser can cause major issues like buffering, stuttering or low video playback frame rates, all while draining the device’s battery and spinning up its fans. Even on desktop computers, watching streams on while multi-tasking can be an issue.

With Streamlink Twitch GUI you’re not dependent on your web browser and streams can be watched in the video player of your choice, enabling a smooth video playback. Depending on your choice of player, additional features become available, like for example timeshift support or resolution/framerate upscaling. In addition to that, Streamlink’s variable stream buffers will help you countering bad network conditions or reducing the stream’s latency even further.

Please bear in mind that you’re bypassing any ads run by by using this software. If you want to support Twitch or a single broadcaster, please consider buying Twitch Prime or subscribing to the broadcaster’s channel. Thank you!

Package parameters

  • /Purge - (uninstall) delete appdata and cache folders upon install

Example: choco uninstall streamlink-twitch-gui -y -params '"/Purge"'

$packageName = 'streamlink-twitch-gui'
$toolsDir = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition

$url = ""
$hash = "b5bc5e1ecc20cd097179edd2c9f7879b471e5666710e61e16b8083fa87117677"
$url64 = ""
$hash64 = "23e8cd61160700918f0ab656f72148388a5b6e4c2753a227bce92518badab1ce"

$packageArgs = @{
	packageName    = $packageName
	unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
	fileType       = 'exe'
	url            = $url
	checksum       = $hash
	checksumType   = 'sha256'
	url64bit       = $url64
	checksum64     = $hash64
	checksumType64 = 'sha256'

	softwareName   = 'Streamlink Twitch GUI*'

	silentArgs     = '/S'
	validExitCodes = @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

# TODO: Remove the old zip package
# For now, lets just remove the desktop icon
$desktop = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
$shortcutFile = Join-Path $desktop "$packageName.lnk"
if (Test-Path $shortcutFile){
    Remove-Item $shortcutFile
# and also remove the bin reference
Uninstall-BinFile `
	-Name $packageName
$packageName = 'streamlink-twitch-gui'
$packageParameters = $env:chocolateyPackageParameters

$desktop = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
$shortcutFile = Join-Path $desktop "$packageName.lnk"
if (Test-Path $shortcutFile){
    Remove-Item $shortcutFile

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$softwareName = 'Streamlink Twitch GUI*'
$installerType = 'EXE'
$silentArgs = '/s /S /q /Q /quiet /silent /SILENT /VERYSILENT'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % {
    $file = "$($_.UninstallString)"

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                -FileType $installerType `
                                -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                -File "$file"
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Streamlink Twitch GUI 2.1.0 625 Sunday, August 14, 2022 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1636 Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 2.0.0 184 Monday, February 28, 2022 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.13.0 2163 Friday, September 10, 2021 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.12.0 956 Sunday, August 8, 2021 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 2618 Wednesday, December 30, 2020 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 202 Monday, December 28, 2020 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.10.0 2405 Thursday, June 4, 2020 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.9.1 1715 Thursday, January 30, 2020 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.9.0 1208 Saturday, November 23, 2019 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.8.1 1606 Friday, August 9, 2019 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.7.1 1432 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.7.0 683 Friday, April 5, 2019 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.6.0 1983 Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.5.0 1814 Monday, April 2, 2018 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.4.1 1824 Sunday, November 19, 2017 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.3.1 2400 Thursday, June 1, 2017 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.3.0 690 Monday, May 22, 2017 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.2.1 1121 Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.2.0 691 Sunday, March 26, 2017 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.1.1 1366 Sunday, February 5, 2017 Approved
Streamlink Twitch GUI 1.0.1 1218 Saturday, December 17, 2016 Approved
streamlink-twitch-gui 1.0.0 954 Monday, December 5, 2016 Approved

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