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  • Windows
  • Mac OSX
  • Linux

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  • Classic
  • Studio

The original Open Broadcaster Software (OBS Classic) 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 (Note: All new development is now focused on OBS Studio. If you wish to contribute, please visit the repository for OBS Studio instead)

OBS Studio (formerly known as OBS Multiplatform) is a complete rewrite of the original OBS from the ground up, with the main goals being multiplatform support, a more thorough feature set, and a much more powerful API.

Source code available on GitHub

Latest Stable - 0.659

Alternate Download (bittorrent)

Download OBS with the CLR Browser Source included below:

Alternate Download (bittorrent)


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

Latest Windows Release - 0.16.2

Alternate Download (bittorrent)

Download OBS Studio with the Browser Source plugin included below:

Alternate Download (bittorrent)

Latest OSX Release - 0.15.1

Latest Linux Releases

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

Please select your distribution below:

  • Ubuntu 14.04/15.04+

    14.04: 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

    14.04/15.04+: 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.