How to Download Twitch Highlights and Past Broadcasts

You may miss a stream of your favorite gamers on Twitch sometimes. In such a case, you can watch the Twitch VODs to catch up with the gaming. This article will teach how to download someone elses Twitch VODs, including past broadcasts and highlights.

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Jan 30, 2024

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This article will focus on how to download someone else's Twitch VODs for the offline watch, including highlights and broadcasts. 

Part 1. What is VOD on Twitch 

Before we get started, let's explain what is Twitch VOD to you.

Twitch VOD is an archive of content previously streamed live on Twitch. A VOD helps streamers to grow their channel as well as allows fans to watch the live stream they may have missed on Twitch. 

Uploads: They are videos uploaded by the streamers/gamers and will be stored on the channel forever. 

Past Broadcast: If streamers enable the VOD storage on their channels, all their live stream will be published in the section after the stream ends. And usually, the past broadcasts will be stored for 14 days. For Twitch Partners, Prime, and Twitch Turbo users, the storage time is 60 days.

Highlight: A highlight is a segment of content a streamer creates from his or her own past stream. A highlight will stay on the channel infinitely. You can turn a past broadcast into a highlight to save it forever on your channel.

Part 2. How to Download Past Broadcasts and Highlights

EaseUS Video Downloaders can work as a Twitch video downloader that grabs various kinds of videos on Twitch. It can download Twitch clips, streams, past broadcasts, and highlights from someone else and yours (if you are the channel creator, the platform allows you to download your own content). 

Apart from downloading past broadcasts and highlights from Twitch, EaseUS Video Downloader also downloads videos and audio from other sites. It supports capturing videos from more than 1,000+ sites, covering almost all video and audio sites you know. EaseUS Video Downloader also fully supports YouTube as it allows you to download YouTube videos, playlists, and channels. What's more, it converts YouTube video to MP4 and MP3, meeting your diversified demands for content downloading.

Below is a summary of your key features.

  • Save videos from 1,000+ sites via URL
  • Download songs from music sharing sites
  • Convert YouTube to MP3 on Windows and Mac
  • Download video and audio files in bulk
  • Convert video to MP3

Step 1. Click to open EaseUS Video Downloader on your PC or Mac. Go to Twitch to find the highlight/past broadcast/upload/clip/collection you want to download. Copy and paste the link to the searching bar and click "Search." 

Download videos from Twitch - Step 1

Step 2. The Twitch highlight or past broadcast will be opened and played inside the software. Click the download button below to save it.

Download videos from Twitch - Step 2

Step 3. After the downloading process finishes, you can check the Twitch highlight or broadcast in the "Finished" tab. Click the searching icon to locate it on your PC or Mac.

Download videos from Twitch - Step 3

Disclaimer: The information provided in this guide is only for personal fair use. EaseUS never advocates any copyright infringement action.

Part 3. How to Download Your Own Twitch VOD

If you want to download your own Twitch VOD and upload it to social media sites. You can get this done without any third-party application. Find the specific method below to save your own highlights and streams.

Step 1. Log in to your Twitch account on PC. Go to the top right corner to display the drop-down menu. 

Step 2. Go to "Video Producer" to find all videos you already have on Twitch. Select the type of Twitch videos you want to download. It can twitch highlights, past broadcasts, and expiring videos.

Step 3. Click on the three dots icon on the right-hand side and find the download option. Click to download Twitch highlight or broadcast to your PC.

Note: If the video to be downloaded is in a large size, it will take you a long time to download it. You can click the "Highlighter" to get a certain clip you want to download and save it to the voice producer. Downloading the clip will save you lots of time.

Download your own Twitch videos

The Final Word

We have converted who to download someone else's Twitch VODs and your own Twitch videos. Hope you will learn how to keep content you value from Twitch to your local devices.

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