Discord Overlay Host

Free Discord Overlay Host 1.02

I created the Discord Overlay Host application so that I could capture my voice chat to OBS while I stream to Twitch, and still be able to use the desktop application for responding to text chat.

This application allows you to create an OpenGL or DirectX "game" window and then add it to Discord to put their overlay on it. You can then use OBS game capture to display the portions you want on stream.

I made a brief video showing the tool that you can check out here:

It is written in C# and requires the .Net Framework 4.5.2 to run.
Supported Operating Systems:
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8 and 8.1
  • Windows 10
The source code and latest version are up on GitHub.

OBS Classic
The game capture feature of the classic OBS does not work on the host windows and the window capture does not work for the OpenGL window.

Classic OBS can window capture the DirectX host successfully.

OBS Studio
Game Capture with the option to Capture third-party overlays enabled is the preferred method of capturing either host window. The DirectX host window can also be captured using window capture though.
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awesome, but it would be nice to be able to edit the background color so we could make it clear, or a color that is easier to chroma key, for a free thing this works exellent :)