New Plays.tv Client Release
There’s a new version of the Plays.tv client available. The major changes are
- Fixed a problem where some users were unable to upload videos
- Added a preference to customize a watermark on your videos. You can remove it, move it around, and include your username.
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You can remove the watermark from your videos. Just go to preferences in the Plays.tv client.
If you disable watermarks, new videos you record will not have the watermark. We are unable to update old videos that have already been recorded.
Thanks for letting us know how important this issue is to you.
In our next release, you will have the option to remove the water mark completely through preferences in the client. We want you to know we’ve heard your feedback and trying to make these changes as quickly as possible. Here is more history for you:
Two days ago, we released a new version of the Plays.tv client. Part of that release included adding watermarks to your Plays.tv videos when you upload. We got a lot of feedback and we want you to know we are listening and reacting as quickly as we can.
Why did we add the watermark?
- We saw thousands of examples of Plays.tv content shared on other platforms ( Facebook, YouTube, Reddit, etc ) without the creators’ permission
- In many cases our users let us know about Plays.tv clips being used on other sites with no link to the source
- Including our brand helps us spread the word. It lets people know they can create and see more clips just like the one they watched.
We learned a lot from this release and your feedback.
- The watermark was too big. When we saw it live, it was clear to us we could make it smaller. The new version addresses that.
- The username takes up too much space. We included it thinking our users would like the attribution. You’ve told us you prefer it to not be there and we removed it.
- The watermark stood out too much. We’ve toned down the opacity significantly.
If you want to get in touch feel free to contact us using one of the methods below:
Support: PlaysTV Support
Discord: Plays.tv Discord Server
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It started as just a post on Reddit. The post was a collection of whimsical League of Legends inspired thinking faces. The Plays.tv team LOVED these LoL thinking emojis so much that we had to find the person behind them. We thought having awesome LoL emojis would be a great addition to our site.
So, we contacted Helmi Kinnunen ( @Nemulaattori ), the creator of the LoL thinking emojis. She is a digital artist from Finland, who is passionate about video games, and is awesome to work with. You can find more of Helmi’s incredible artwork on her website.
We’re excited to announce that our first project together has just launched! Helmi has created several custom League of Legends icons which can be used in reactions and comments. Here’s how they look on our website:
Now you can react to your favorite videos with iconic League of Legends champions!
Our goal is to have one for every champ and to find more ways to incorporate these fantastic emojis into Plays.tv. Let us know what you think!