OBS Studio – video recording and live streaming

Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) Studio is free and open source software for video recording and live streaming.

OBS provides real-time source and device capture, scene composition, encoding, recording and broadcasting.

Download and start streaming quickly and easily on Windows, Mac or Linux.

Features include:

  • Encoding using H264 (x264) and AAC.
  • Support for Intel Quick Sync Video (QSV) and NVENC.
  • Unlimited number of scenes and sources.
  • Live RTMP streaming to Twitch, YouTube, DailyMotion, Hitbox and more.
  • File output to MP4 or FLV.
  • GPU-based game capture for high performance game streaming.
  • DirectShow capture device support (webcams, capture cards, etc).
  • Bilinear or lanczos3 resampling.
  • API which allows developers to develop plugins.
  • Internationalization support: Bulgarian, Portuguese, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Dutch, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified.

Website: obsproject.com
Support: GitHub, Forums
Developer: Hugh “Jim” Bailey and contributors
License: GNU GPL v2

OBS

OBS is written in C and C++. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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