OBS Studio

by OBS Studio Contributors.

An open-source streaming and recording program

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: OBS Studio Contributors.

Release: OBS Studio

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Last revision: Last week

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OBS Studio is an open-source application that allows for streaming and recording.


  • It provides real-time source and device capture. It can also handle scene-composition and encoding. It also is really good for recording and broadcasting. The feed can be sent to many destinations, including popular streaming websites like YouTube and Twitch
  • It has an easy to use interface. The interface is divided into several sections; Scenes, sources, controls, transitions and audio mixer. The audio mixer is very intuitive and has many preset options. It also has a VST plugin. You can customize the interface to look the way you'd like. The modular dock UI allows the arrangement to be rearranged to your liking. Each dock can also become its own window.
  • Scenes can be set up seamlessly with other scenes. There is an unlimited amount of scenes you can create. With custom transitions, you can switch between all of the different scenes. The scenes can be made up of images or texts as well as image-captures. You can even create scenes from browser windows or webcams or even capture cards. 
  • OBS Studio allows you to create professional productions. There are several available scenes to transition between and you can add your own files to the program. You can create your own hotkeys for every activity imaginable and have the shortcuts just the way you like it. Studio Mode lets you preview your creation before you upload it. This allows you to make final edits before you showcase your creation to the world. Monitor 8 different scenes with the multi-view. This allows you to cue up your transitions and make it easier to see your creation come to life. 
Jeff Earnhardt
Great platform for putting all my streaming content into a centrally-located area. This definitely comes in handy with some of my multimedia projects that I am running and trying to get off the ground. This was amazing really and ultimately a product that stands out as unique and fitting a niche.
Brodie Boettcher
The need to be able to mix and make videos from varying clips is a common task. From making youtube videos, to cutting a video for a wedding, this product will allow you to mix and mash clips to make one video. And no one can make a full video of usable content in one take. So take the best parts of different takes and make the best video for your viewers.
If you're into live streaming, OBS Studio for Windows is ideal - it's free and open-source, for a start, as well as being extensively and easily customized to your needs. Stream professional-looking videos with seamless transitions and get control of your audio with filters for noise handling. Visually this software will help you be top-notch too, easily handling options like color correction.
OBS sets the standard for free and open source video recording and live stream software. Users are able to create scenes made up of multiple sources to include captures of windows browsers, webcams and images. It is also able to interoperate with other Internet giants such as Twitch and YouTube. The software features are always increasing and now include Undo/Redo function, DirectShow capture device support, ability to operate in Track Matte mode to stinger transitions, service integration for MacOS and Linux and bulk updates for folders which have been moved. Give it a try and be the envy off all your friends!
OBS is a software that can be used to live stream or record videos. You can adjust the bitrate of your recording/live stream, so if you’re running on average internet, you can tailor your OBS settings around that. OBS also allows you to create scenes that includes various sources such as webcams, windows, capture cards, text, and browser windows. You can utilize hotkeys for recordings and streaming, and various formats are supported, like MKV and MP4.
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