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A Gated Content Platform
Made for Video

Create gated content on your website with Switcher's new integrated gated content platform. One subscription is all you need to create, share, and monetize your premium content.


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What is Gated Content?

Gated video content allows Switcher creators to put their videos behind a paywall to earn directly from their supporters. With gated content, you can:

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Own your content

Your videos … without random ads, platform-generated content recommendations, or distracting pop-ups.


Monetize your video

All you have to do is set your price and flip the switch — no minimum number of viewers needed.

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generate leads

We don’t gatekeep your audience info: When someone pays to watch your videos, you’re the first to know.

Video Monetization on Your Terms

Whether you’re a content creator, an influencer, an educator, or a business owner, creating gated content with Switcher empowers you to earn revenue directly from your supporters.


Create premium livestreams and recorded videos

Switcher is a complete video ecosystem. With the Switcher iOS app, creators can easily make dynamic, professional, multicamera videos and livestreams. Connect up to 9 iOS devices, add graphics and photos, even use DSLR or mirrorless cameras. Whether you’re creating product demos or just building brand awareness, creating premium video content is simple with Switcher.

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Embed videos on your website or a landing page

Switcher’s HTML5 video players have a simple copy-and-paste code block that’s easy to add to almost any webpage. Drive your audience to your domain, and improve your website’s SEO by embedding video content. 

No website? You can still create gated content with Switcher by simply sharing a direct link to your player feed. This private URL includes all of the same interactive features as the embedded Switcher Player.

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Create gated content from any video or livestream

Creating gated content with Switcher is simple. Create a pass in your Switcher Dashboard, pick a name, and set your price. Then, it’s just a matter of deciding which videos you want to include in the pass purchase. It can be just one video or an entire collection. You can even include livestreams, so your supporters can get exclusive access to brand-new video content.

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create playlists of video content

With Switcher video players, you can livestream to your domain or upload recorded videos. You can also curate playlists of content for each Switcher player. 

Have a series of videos you want to monetize? Try leaving the first video free to watch, and putting the rest of the videos in the series behind a paywall.

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Process payments securely with Stripe

We use Stripe to make sure you get paid on time and to keep your personal bank and details secure. Creating a Stripe account and connecting to Switcher takes just a few minutes, and then you can review and manage your payouts on your dashboard. 


Earn recurring revenue with subscriptions

Want to amplify your gated content earnings? Turn your website into a video subscription platform. That means your supporters can pay monthly or yearly for access to your curated content collections (any combination of prerecorded videos or new livestreams). You set the price! Own your content and keep your video commerce on your platform — your website.

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Switcher-Player-Gradient 1Stream directly to your website, or embed prerecorded videos on your domain. Bypass the algorithm and own your video content.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The gated content feature lets users put their Switcher Player videos and livestreams behind a paywall. That means earning directly from viewers and supporters without sending them to other platforms. 

There are two ways to use gated content with Switcher: 

  1. Passes. Passes let you bundle and sell video content for a one-time purchase. Purchasing a pass gives your viewers unlimited access to any video or collection you want to include (even new livestream content).
  2. Subscriptions. Creators can bundle videos or livestreams into packages that renew monthly or annually. Customize subscriptions to earn recurring revenue from your video content.  

All gated content pass and subscription purchases are processed securely through our partner, Stripe. It takes just a few minutes to set up and connect a Stripe account. Then, you can view and manage your payouts on the Switcher dashboard. Your bank account information is kept secure and private, and you can count on timely payouts.

You can see a breakdown of Stripe's fees here

Yes, but Switcher's gated content fees are simple: just $.99. That means $.99 per transaction for one-time passes. For subscriptions, it’s $.99 per subscriber per month. 

Stripe charges additional payment processing fees — you can see a full breakdown of all gated content fees in our Help Center. 

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Switcher Shoutouts

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“I urge you to consider moving back to your space - your website. With Switcher Studio by your side, the journey is not just easy but incredibly rewarding. There’s power in ownership: No sharing of revenue, no sudden policy changes. Everything I earn is mine to keep.”
Terri Walsh
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“Switcher Studio's Gated Content has truly transformed my creative business, empowering me to create quality content that my audience values. If you're a creator struggling to monetize your live streams, I highly recommend trying Switcher Studio!”
Euan Smith
Musician and Teacher
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“I use Switcher and the Switcher Player to host virtual events. Switcher allows me to create professional presentations, and the Switcher Player allows me to make them private so I can sell tickets. Plus, being able to upload pre-recorded videos and compile a library of content means I don’t have to keep reinventing the wheel to share my work. It's my go-to tool.”
Jon McLeod
Video Producer
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“The Gated Content feature has helped me build a tight-knit community around my content. Now, my most dedicated followers have the opportunity to access premium, exclusive content.”
Euan Smith
Musician and Teacher
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“I want to shift the power dynamics and move my content back to MY SPACE: my website. And Switcher Studio has made this transition not just feasible but incredibly lucrative. Switcher Studio's offerings are more than just tools. They represent a choice to regain control, prioritize value, and nurture genuine connections. ”
Terri Walsh