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Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams on Windows Pc

Developed By: Appstronaut Studios

License: Free

Rating: 4,0/5 - 290 votes

Last Updated: March 30, 2021

App Details

Version 1.8.3
Size 7.2 MB
Release Date March 29, 21
Category Video Players & Editors Apps

App Permissions:
Allows applications to open network sockets. [see more (6)]

What's New:
+ Fixed at least one source of intermittent crashes when watching a broadcast+ Improved info page so its easier to set up correct permissions for yourself and... [see more]

Changelog:
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Download on Windows PC

Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

Download on Android

Compatible with Android 5.1+ (Lollipop)

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About this app

On this page you can download Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams and install on Windows PC. Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams is free Video Players & Editors app, developed by Appstronaut Studios. Latest version of Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams is 1.8.3, was released on 2021-03-29 (updated on 2021-03-30). Estimated number of the downloads is more than 10,000. Overall rating of Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams is 4,0. Generally most of the top apps on Android Store have rating of 4+. This app had been rated by 290 users, 37 users had rated it 5*, 171 users had rated it 1*.

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How to install Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams on Windows?

Instruction on how to install Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams on Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

In this post, I am going to show you how to install Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams on Windows PC by using Android App Player such as BlueStacks, Nox, KOPlayer, ...

Below you will find a detailed step-by-step guide, but I want to give you a fast overview of how it works. All you need is an emulator that will emulate an Android device on your Windows PC and then you can install applications and use it - you see you're playing it on Android, but this runs not on a smartphone or tablet, it runs on a PC.

If this doesn't work on your PC, or you cannot install, comment here and we will help you!

Step By Step Guide To Install Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams using BlueStacks

  1. Download and Install BlueStacks at: https://www.bluestacks.com. The installation procedure is quite simple. After successful installation, open the Bluestacks emulator. It may take some time to load the Bluestacks app initially. Once it is opened, you should be able to see the Home screen of Bluestacks.
  2. Google Play Store comes pre-installed in Bluestacks. On the home screen, find Google Play Store and click on the icon to open it. You may need to sign in to access the Play Store.
  3. Look for "Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams" in the search bar. Click to install "Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams" from the search results.
  4. If you don't see this app from the search results, you need to download APK/XAPK installer file from this page, save it to an easy-to-find location. Once the APK/XAPK file is downloaded, double-click to open it. You can also drag and drop the APK/XAPK file onto the BlueStacks home screen to open it.
  5. Once installed, click "Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams" icon on the home screen to start using, it'll work like a charm :D

[Notes] about Bluetooth: At the moment, support for Bluetooth is not available on BlueStacks. Hence, apps that require control of Bluetooth may not work on BlueStacks.

How to install Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams on Windows PC using NoxPlayer

  1. Download & Install NoxPlayer at: https://www.bignox.com. The installation is easy to carry out.
  2. After NoxPlayer is installed, open it and you can see the search bar on the home screen. Look for "Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams" and click to install from the search results.
  3. You can also download the APK/XAPK installer file from this page, then drag and drop it onto the NoxPlayer home screen. The installation process will take place quickly. After successful installation, you can find "Steam Broadcast Viewer: watch Steam livestreams" on the home screen of NoxPlayer.

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+ Fixed at least one source of intermittent crashes when watching a broadcast
+ Improved info page so its easier to set up correct permissions for yourself and for your friends (images included)

March 29, 2021

+ Added sections to discovery page that recommend you games to watch based on history and based on 48h trending on Steam
+ Bug fixes

February 16, 2021

+ Hotfix for occassional startup crash on spotty network

February 01, 2021

+ Bigger popular games section that now shows total viewers as well.
+ Popular games now using featured images instead of stream previews
+ Searching games should be faster

January 28, 2021

+ More explanation about session expired.
+ More dark theme fixes

October 21, 2020

+ Lowered ad popup volume
+ More dark mode fixes
+ Other bug fixes

October 09, 2020

+ Fixed bug where store would sometimes fail to sync/load
+ Fixed ads so they show don't show up pre-stream but instead midstream. Bug with ads showing up too often in some cases also fixed
+ Fixed at least one bug with signin that caused you to get session expired messages when you shouldn't have
+ Updated session expired alert to explain why session expiry is happing (changing network) this is a steam restriction we cannot get around
+ Other bug fixes

September 18, 2020

+ Fixed a bug where you could only see ~100 friends max. If you had more they wouldn't load

August 06, 2019

+ Updated broadcast state unknown message for friends and followers to be more clear
+ Reduced APK download size

July 04, 2019

+ Fixed bug where sometimes sound would keep playing after you left a stream
+ Image loading for stream previews smoothe

June 04, 2019

+ Warning when phone time incorrect (which will causing viewing issues)
+ Updated player for better performance and reliability
+ When clicking the fullscreen icon on the stream it will no longer rotate the video to phone orientation until you leave the page and come back
+ Various bug fixes and performance improvements esp around the featured page

June 01, 2019

+ Put back try anyway and showing unknown state friends
+ Slightly better descriptions and explanations on info page

March 02, 2019

+ Fixed a bug where friends in game who had their profile state as Away, Busy, Snooze, Looking for Trade or Looking to Play did not show up in the list

February 08, 2019

+ Fixed a crash when failing to load featured broadcasts
+ Improved readability of friends list errors and resolution steps

February 04, 2019

+ Fixed a bug where your follower page would load forever if you followed a user manually by their name
+ Text descriptions are clearer, providing steps to fix friends not loading or always being offline

January 16, 2019

+ Properly refreshing friend page when you sign in so you don't have to load it again
+ Bug fixes

January 13, 2019

+ Performance improvements
+ Better UI for featured streamers
+ Dedicated contact page with multiple contact options
+ Updated icons to work on Android 8+
+ Updated some error messages to be cleare

Allows applications to open network sockets.
Allows an application to write to external storage.
Allows an application to read from external storage.
Allows applications to access information about networks.
Allows using PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming.
Allows an application to receive the ACTION_BOOT_COMPLETED that is broadcast after the system finishes booting.