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The original Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) comes with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions and is only available for Windows.

This program and its source code is freely available for all to use and change, under the GNU General Public License v2.0 (or greater), which you agree to when using this program or its source code.

Source code available on GitHub

OBS MultiPlatform is a complete rewrite of the original OBS from the ground up, with the main goals being of course multiplatform support, a more thorough feature set, and a much more powerful API. An early and simple release is currently available for Mac.

Source code available on GitHub

Latest Stable - 0.651 Beta

New to streaming? Check out the Official OBS Quick Start Guide

No Stable Windows Release

There has not yet been an official stable release for OBS Multiplatform on Windows yet.

However, you can visit the test release thread on the forums to try out the latest available work-in-progress Windows build

Latest OSX Release - 0.9.1 Alpha

Alpha release. Not all features have been implemented and stability is not guaranteed.

Latest Linux Releases

Alpha release. Not all features have been implemented and stability is not guaranteed.

OBS Multiplatform is available as a package for several Linux distributions, and can be compiled from source.

Please select your distribution below:

  • Ubuntu 14.04+

    14.04/14.10: FFmpeg is required.
    If you do not have FFmpeg installed (if you're not sure, then you probably don't have it), you can get it with the following commands:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kirillshkrogalev/ffmpeg-next
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ffmpeg

    14.04+: You can install OBS with the following commands:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:obsproject/obs-studio
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install obs-studio

  • Arch Linux

  • OpenSUSE

  • Gentoo

  • Build From Source

If you would like to maintain a package for your distribution, please join the development IRC at #obs-dev on Quakenet and discuss it with the developers.