Interacting with your audience is an essential part of growing your live streaming community. Receiving alerts on stream is the perfect opportunity to thank your fans for the support. Creating alerts with unique visuals is a creative way to build your brand image. It can leave an impression on your audience and keep viewers coming back. But the visual aspect of your alert is one half of the equation. Sound is equally as important.

What role does sound play alerts?

Sound is important because it engages audiences. It helps give the viewer information, increases the production value of your stream, and heightens the moment on screen. A perfectly timed alert can take a dull moment on stream and turn into something memorable.

This alert from AlwaysAlly is a great example of audio and video working together to create an unforgettable notification.

How to Add Alert Sounds

To customize your alert sound, visit the alert box settings in the Streamlabs Dashboard.

Click on the Event Type you’d like to customize. In the example below, we will customize our “Donation” alert.

Click on the plus sign to choose an audio file from our curated list of sounds or upload your own.

Click the plus sign to browse our upload audio

Where to get Alert Sounds for Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook

After you click the plus sign you can browse our sound gallery. The gallery includes a variety of free and premium sounds. Unlock premium sounds by subscribing to Streamlabs Prime. We've curated dozens of modern sounds exclusively available to you.

Streamlabs Sound Gallery

Visit the Streamlabs Prime Sounds website to browse the full selection of custom made beats and music for your alert box.


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