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A terminal tool for browsing/streaming on

Project Description


A simple terminal tool for browsing and watching streams on VLC Player using Livestreamer.


  • Python 3 (tested on version 3.4)
  • Livestreamer
  • VLC Player (sudo apt-get install vlc)


Using pip:

$ sudo pip3 install twitchy-term


Clone this repository:

$ git clone
$ cd twitchy-term
$ sudo python3 install


Simply run:

$ twitchy-term

It also takes an optional argument for streaming quality (default is best):

$ twitchy-term -q [quality]

Available qualities include:

  • best
  • high
  • medium
  • low
  • worst

Twitchy-Term offers the following pages of

  • Featured streams (from’s home page)
  • Browse top games (and top streams of each)
  • Search


/:Scroll up and down the current list of items
f:Featured streams
g:Top Games list
c:Change stream quality

In Top Games list

e:View top streams of current selected game

In pages where streams are listed

p:Play the selected stream in VLC player with current quality


Please see LICENSE.

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