OBS Studio software for livestreaming

Open Broadcaster Software

What is OBS Studio?

OBS Studio is free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. It is available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

What is OBS Studio used for?

The three main uses for OBS Studio are:

  1. Recording video to your local computer
  2. Livestreaming
  3. Virtual camera: Changing the way you appear on web camera meetings

Learn more: What is OBS Studio?

Installing OBS Studio

 You can download OBS Studio from OBSProject.com

  1.  Go to OBSProject.com 
  2. Select your Operating System from the available options 
  3. The installation file will download to your computer. Once it has finished downloading run the program. 
  4. The setup will guide you through installing OBS Studio. Click Next. 
  5. Review the license terms before installing OBS Studio. Click Next. 
  6. Choose the install location and ensure you have sufficient space to install the program. Click Install. 

It is also possible to run OBS Studio portably

Using OBS Studio

Creating scenes and adding sources

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Adding filters to sources

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OBS Studio software tips and tricks

Running a portable version of OBS Studio

Running a portable version of OBS Studio

Did you know it's possible to run multiple installations of OBS Studio on your computer? Why you might want to run multiple instances of OBS Studio You want to try the new version of OBS Studio without overwriting your installation. This is particularly relevant with...

What is OBS Studio?

What is OBS Studio?

OBS Studio is free and open software for video recording and live streaming. OBS Studio is available for Windows, Mac and Linux. You can download the software from OBSProject.com. I can already hear you saying, "But John, isn't OBS just for kids playing games?" Well,...