cross-posted from: https://lemmy.perthchat.org/post/17465

My comp struggles when I have twitch loaded.

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Twitch is so unbelievably heavy it has redefined what I call bloated. I often have to restart my browser just because Twitch is hogging all the resources.

My suggestion would be to use Streamlink https://streamlink.github.io/
If you have VLC installed, I think should open with that by default. It also skips ad segments.

You should be able to just open twitch VOD links with https://mpv.io.

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