Twire: an open-source ad-free Twitch app for Android
Twitch is a platform that is hugely popular with gamers. It must be said that the service is a real gold mine for the players. On Twitch, they can follow content of all kinds, from let’s plays to esports competitions. Users of the platform know that it has an official app. What they do not know, however, is that there is also another open source Twitch app. She is called Twire and it allows them to enjoy the streaming service without being bothered by ads.
A free and open source application
Twitch users can access the platform from a web browser or from the official app for iOS or Android. Twire for its part is a third-party application that is intended only for Android users.
This application is open source and has the advantage of being ad-free. Twire is available for download on the F-Droid website or from the page dedicated to the project on the GitHub platform. This app is compatible with devices running Android 4.1 or higher.
Twire has many features. The application gives you the possibility to browse content on Twitch without ads. It also allows you to watch streams, sign in to a Twitch account, or watch VODs with replay of chats.
In addition, Twire also allows you to switch to full screen mode, display only chats and change the resolution of the streams you watch.
Personalize your experience on Twire
On Twire, you can enjoy a fully customizable experience. The app is set by default to display the most popular streams as soon as you open it. By going to the options, you can change this and choose what kind of content you want to appear in your news feed.
Each stream is accompanied by a thumbnail, the name of the channel, the number of viewers and the title. One click allows you to directly launch the stream in the application. You will instantly see the list of discussions appear on your screen.
To access additional features, you can sign in with your Twitch account. Thus, you will have the possibility to subscribe or unsubscribe from a streamer.
If you only want to focus on streams and chats without having to worry about ads, then give Twire a chance.