Configure your streaming countdown / countup widget

Click on preview for a live widget preview and on embed urls to find all embedding options

If you select count up direction, you can optionally specify where the counter should begin counting up from.

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Leave blank if you don't want the counter labels to show

This animation will play every time the countdown digits change

OBS Studio Browser Source Url

Browser Source Streaming Countdown

Discover how to customize countdown timers reading Mastering Custom CSS in OBS Studio. OBSCountdown offers you a very easy-to-configure and stylize countdown or count-up timer, designed to fit your streaming needs whether you are streaming a gaming marathon or a live event that requires you to place a timer on the screen. Our countdown timer is the easiest and fastest solution to configure. All it takes is copying the browser source URL and placing it in your streaming software browser source window once you are done configuring the OBS Studio layout.

Understanding Streaming Countdown Timers

Streaming countdown timers are digital clocks used during live streams to build excitement and engagement by showing the time remaining until scheduled events, like live streams or product launches. They can be customized to match branding, act as visual cues, and improve viewer experience. Often, they're accompanied by sound or animations to keep the audience engaged before the event.

Easily create Countdown Timers for Your Livestream

Elevate your livestreams and podcasts with our free and customizable OBS Countdown timer tool, designed specifically for OBS Studio, Streamlabs, and podcasting platforms. With endless customization options, such as a broad color palette and various font choices, you can create countdowns that seamlessly blend with your overlay.

Explore our configurator to uncover all the customization features.

Kickstarting your livestream or podcast episode with a Streaming Countdown timer is a strategic approach to maximize viewership, aligning with peak engagement periods on platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, and podcast hosting sites.

Involve your audience with a 10 to 20-minute "starting soon" segment, encouraging interaction and building anticipation before diving into your main content.

Advantages of Countdown Timers in Livestreaming and Podcasting

  • Employ OBS Studio Countdown timers to encourage your audience to return for your livestreams and podcasts, fostering engagement and habit formation.
  • Engagement is crucial on platforms like Twitch, YouTube, and podcasting platforms, boosting visibility and potentially increasing sales.
  • Our countdown timers come with transparent backgrounds by default, seamlessly blending with your design and allowing easy customization.
  • Compatible across major streaming platforms including YouTube, Twitch, and podcast hosting platforms, our timers ensure an engaging experience for your viewers and listeners.
  • Immerse your audience in the countdown experience, enhancing the flow and excitement of your content.
  • With our versatile countdown timers, you won't compromise on quality or compatibility.

Elevate your livestreams and podcasts with our countdown timers, designed to effortlessly adapt to your preferred streaming platform.

OBSCountdown FAQ

1. How can I create a countdown timer for my livestream?

Our platform offers a free and customizable tool specifically designed for creating countdown timers for OBS Studio and Streamlabs. Simply use our configurator to personalize your countdown with various colors and fonts, ensuring it perfectly matches your livestream overlay.

2. Why should I use a countdown timer in my livestream?

Countdown timers enhance viewer anticipation and engagement, optimizing the start of your livestream for peak viewership. By capturing audience attention before your main content begins, you can improve your stream's discoverability and overall viewer retention.

3. Are countdown timers compatible with major streaming platforms?

Yes, our countdown timers seamlessly integrate with popular streaming platforms such as YouTube, Twitch, and Kick. Whether you're hosting a gaming session, product launch, or presentation, our timers ensure a captivating experience for your audience across platforms.

4. Can I customize the appearance of my countdown timer?

Absolutely! Our countdown timers offer unlimited customization options, allowing you to adjust colors, fonts, and backgrounds to match your branding or stream theme. With transparent backgrounds and diverse font selections, you can create countdowns that perfectly complement your livestream design.

5. How can countdown timers benefit my livestreaming strategy?

Countdown timers help establish viewer habits and engagement, leading to improved visibility and audience interaction on platforms like Twitch and YouTube. By utilizing countdown timers strategically, you can enhance your livestreaming experience, fostering a sense of anticipation and excitement among your viewers.

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