The website, mobile apps, and APIs are no longer in service. Thank you sincerely for seven years of live video memories.


Why is being shut down? pioneered live video on the Internet and spawned one of the largest video platforms ever: Twitch. was officially renamed Twitch Interactive Inc. in February of 2014 and Twitch is now the focus of the company's resources. Unfortunately that means we need to shut down We thank all of our broadcasters and viewers for 7 years of live video memories.

What will happen to my account?

Your account is now closed, and you will be unable to access any settings or content. If you would like to join Twitch with your user name, convert your account now. If you used your account to login to Twitch, please convert your account to retain your user name, past broadcasts, and notiifcation settings. Account must be converted by February 13th, 2015. On February 13th, 2015, all remaining accounts will be deleted. Please be reminded today, Twitch is a site for gaming-related content only. Refer to the Twitch TOS for more info on content guidelines.

Can I retrieve my videos?

Unfortunately, videos on are no longer accessible for download. Video archiving and VODs were removed on June 15, 2014.

I'm an active Pro Account User, will I be refunded?

Yes. You should have already received an email communicating the cancellation and refund process.

Will the mobile apps, APIs, broadcast tool, or any other components of the site work?


Where can I broadcast now?

If you are interested in broadcasting any video game, or gaming-related content, please check out For other types of content, there are a number of live sites still out there who support live video broadcasting: YouTube, Ustream and Livestream, for instance.

I have a JTV account, can I transfer it to Twitch?

Absolutely! To move your account to Twitch, please complete this form. Your new Twitch account will be available immediately. Accounts must be converted by February 13th, 2015.

What information will be transferred?

I purchased Turbo or a channel subscription on Twitch with my account. Now what?

We have already moved your account to Twitch!