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Release Notes 2/16/2017: Video Personalization, Unlisted Videos, and More

Add some cheese with stickers!Features to Check Out:

  • Add text and stickers to your videos for that extra spice.
  • Videos can now be Unlisted if you want, only view-able if you have the link.
  • Dashboard of your video stats and performance is available in beta form.

Improvements Detail:

  • Video Personalization:
    • Add text and stickers to your videos while editing.
    • Just hit the T or Circle icon in the yellow clip window like so:How to Add Text and Stickers
    • Text and stickers can be moved and resized.
    • Text can also be colorized to really dazzle!
  • Unlisted Videos:
    • Your uploads no longer have to be totally public.
    • Choose Unlisted when uploading to get a shareable link.
    • Only those with the link can view the video.
    • The video will be shown on your Profile page with an Unlisted overlay and be un-clickable.
    • You can change your video to Public later if you wish, or vice versa. Learn more.
  • Dashboard (Beta):
    • Everyone has access via “Dashboard” in client; additional smaller group has access via “Dashboard” on Plays.tv Home
    • Find stats on your videos like views, comments, and Likes.
    • Sort by day, week, or month to see your top trending videos.
    • Green arrow means an upward trend, keep it up!
  • Notifications:
    • Got a comment on a video? Now you can see what that comment was in the notifications list.
    • Get notified when people you follow post for the first time in awhile.

Release Notes 2/1/2017: Exploring Videos and New Preferences

Feature Intro - Push to Talk

Browsing videos and customizing your recording experience just got easier

Improvements:

  • Check out the new Explore pages:
    • The main page has a bird’s eye view of the hottest videos.
    • Each game also gets it’s own page to narrow things down: from Overwatch to ETS2.
  • Your preferences have a shiny new update:
    • The menu has a new full-sized, night-themed UI.
    • Push-to-Talk has been added to Audio; no more ambient background noise added to your videos, unless you’re into that sort of thing.
    • Manage Applications gives you real authority over which games get recorded, and which don’t.
    • In-Game Overlay has more info and control over what you see, or keep it minimal. The power is yours!

Release Notes 12/14/2016 – Follow Games and Champions

Turn your feed into what you want

Personalize your feed with your favorite game stuff

  • You can follow your favorite games like Overwatch, LoL…or Duck Game (yup, we’ve got that one too).
  • Need more mushrooms? Follow your favorite champs like Teemo. Armed and ready.

Improvements:

  • Because You Played: Playing your favorite games will now bring you even more awesome content directly to your feed. This includes new recommendations for heroes and champions you play.

Bug Fix Highlights:

  • Support for pins integration for the League of Legends Beta client.
  • Auto update: The latest version of the Plays.tv client is available. “Just click here to restart Plays.tv to upgrade.”

Known Issues:

  • Overwatch integration and automated bookmarks are currently not working since Overwatch patch on 12/13/2016. We are currently investigating this issue.

Release Notes: Plays.tv client 1/21/2016

Now you can easily see what’s going on with the games and gamers you care about. Our latest client update adds highlights from your friends, pros, and other gamers — even trending videos from the game you just played — directly into the new Plays.tv client!

And of course, your session videos are still there; just click on one from the list at the left to open up the timeline view and share your own highlights.

Other updates:

  • Easily preview your highlight reel after selecting multiple clips
  • Adjustments to highlight clip length will be remembered after restarting the client
  • Quickly access your Plays.tv Home feed from a new button on the left panel