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macOS Permissions Guide

OBS Studio requires permission from macOS to provide certain features. Use the instructions below to grant OBS Studio the necessary permissions.

Automatic instructions

OBS Studio menu showing the Review App Permissions menu item, and accompanying Review App Permissions window

Click the OBS Studio menu → Review App Permissions

Enable Screen Recording to capture your desktop, windows, and apps

Enable Camera to capture your webcam and capture cards

Enable Microphone to capture your mic and audio devices

Enable Accessibility to allow keyboard shortcuts when OBS Studio is not the foremost app

Manual instructions

Coming soon.