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(Legacy) Linux Browser

Supported Bit Versions
  1. 32-bit
  2. 64-bit
Minimum OBS Studio Version
Supported Platforms
  1. Linux
Good news! Starting with version 25, OBS Studio ships with browser source that work on Linux. I recommend you to use that and report any issues at obs-browser repo and/or official discord community.


CEF-based browser source for Linux.


  • Local files
  • Custom css
  • Flash plugin support
  • Interactivity support

I provide 64bit binary releases on github releases page. If you use obs 16.0.2, make sure to download appropriate archive.
Extract archive contents to $HOME/.config/obs-studio/plugins.

Build instructions can be found here.


In order to activate flash, you'll need to provide path to flash pepper plugin and its version. If you have google chrome installed, you can find that information by opening chrome://plugins/ page.

Known issues:
  • No mp3 support - unfortunately cef does not provide binary releases with mp3 support enabled, you'd have to build it yourself if you need that
  • No sound in Streamlabs Alertbox - you'll need to either turn on mp3 support or flash
  • For the transparency to work, restart browser after loading transparent page
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Works great, thanks!
Thanks for this amazing plugin, version 0.5.2 confirmed working with OBS-studio 22.02 (Self compiled with NVENC) on Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome no longer shows plugins, I found the Flash-player in /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/
Awesome plugin that does the job very well :-)
Replaced the qtwebkit plugin with this, works like a charm!
Great! You can open local files with it (pdf) and web pages and even interact with them. However, it would be nice if interact part was a little bit more practical. (I use Ubuntu.)
Works fine for me (Arch Linux).