Help us keep the list up to date and submit new video software here.

Try ConvertXtoDVD and convert all your movies to DVD. Free trial !

Software Home »



OBS Studio (also known as Open Broadcaster Software ) is a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. Record everything from your monitor/screen/window or camera/capture card and live stream or save to your HDD as MP4/MKV. High performance real time video/audio capturing and mixing, with unlimited scenes you can switch between seamlessly via custom transitions. Filters for video sources such as image masking, color correction, chroma/color keying, and more.

Free software
OS:Windows Mac Linux
File size:63.3MB
Beta version
Portable version
Old versions
Version history
8 votes
Rate it


OBS Studio screenshot
Click to enlarge screenshot

OBS Studio screenshot 2
Click to enlarge screenshot

OBS Studio screenshot 3
Click to enlarge screenshot
Latest version

22.0.2 / 23.0 RC 2 (February 14, 2019)


Visit developer's site

Download OBS Studio 22.0.2 Windows  63.3MB  Win

Download OBS Studio 22.0.2 Windows 64-bit  66.3MB  Win64

Download OBS Studio 22.0.3 Mac  109.2MB  Mac

Download OBS Studio 22.0.2 Linux  Linux

Download Beta, Portable and other versions

Download OBS Studio 22.0.2 Portable Windows  82.2MB  Win  Portable

Download OBS Studio 22.0.2 Portable Windows 64-bit  87.1MB  Win64  Portable

Download OBS Studio 23.0 RC 2 Windows 64-bit  66.4MB  Win64

Download OBS Studio 23.0 RC 2 Portable Windows 64-bit  87.8MB  Win64  Portable

Download OBS Studio old versions

83 files8.6GB

Software License

Free software (Free download and also open source code!)

Supported operating systems

WinWindows MacMac OS LinuxLinux

Version history / Release notes / Changelog

OBS Studio 23.0 Release Candidate 2

Release Candidate 2 Fixes/Changes
Fixed a bug where there was a chance for a crash on shutdown
Fixed a crash when starting certain types of encoders before starting the new NVENC encoder
Fixed authentication from the Auto-Configuration dialog not initializing properly
Fixed a bug where there was a chance for the program to freeze up when stopping a new NVENC encoder
Fixed a number of race conditions and memory leaks, improving the programs overall stability
Psycho-Visual Tuning is now enabled by default as a test for RC2
Increased the default size of the Twitch "Stream Stats" panel so that affiliates/partners can see their subscriber count/points
New NVENC settings are no longer exposed to the older version of NVENC (for now)
Added a missing text string for the Remux recordings dialog
The slideshow source now will update when you press OK or Apply on its properties rather than when you modify any setting. This prevents the source from reloading its images on any change.
Removed unused 'help' icons from from the title bar of many various dialogs, both new and old

OBS Studio 23.0 Release Candidate 1

Service Integration (Windows)
Added the ability to connect your account of certain services directly from within OBS (with more services in the works). This feature is optional, but when your account is connected, you do not have to enter in a stream key, and gain access to special features related to that service, such as a chat panel or stream configuration/statistics panels.
Twitch integration: Added Twitch chat panel (with BTTV/FFZ support), the Twitch "Stream Information" dashboard panel allowing you to change your stream title/game/etc from within OBS, and the Twitch "Stream Stats" dashboard panel which shows statistics such as viewer count (Stream Stats is hidden by default, you can unhide it in the View menu -> Docks submenu).
Mixer integration: Added Mixer chat panel
Web panels (such as chat panels) used with services are dockable; you can dock/undock the windows to customize how you want them to be placed when using OBS.
YouTube, Facebook, and more services are still in the works; more to come soon.
Service integration is currently only available on Windows for now, though Linux and Mac will be added at a later point depending on issues that arise.
NVENC and Encoding Improvements (Windows)
A new implementation of NVENC has been added which has improved performance, reducing system and resource impact. Note that the new implementation is not available on Windows 7 due to limitations in the operating system; the old implementation will be used instead in that case.

Added new features to the new NVENC implementation:

Psycho-visual Tuning: Enables encoder settings that optimize the use of bitrate for increased perceived visual quality, especially in situations with high motion, at the cost of increased GPU utilization.
Look-ahead: Enables dynamic B-frames. If disabled, the encoder will always use the number of B-frames specified in the 'Max B-frames' setting. If enabled, it will increase visual quality by only using however many B-frames are necessary, up to the maximum, at the cost of increased GPU utilization.
General Changes
Added a Limiter audio filter.
Added an Expander audio filter.
Added VAAPI video encoder on Linux.
Added batch remuxing support to the Remux Recordings dialog.
Added an option to automatically remux recordings to MP4 in Advanced settings.
Added a Decklink output tool to the tools menu. This allows you to output OBS to a Decklink device.
Added an optional Stats dock. This dock is disabled by default; you can enable this dock in the View menu -> Docks submenu.
Added Keyer support to the Decklink source.
Added multi-track audio support to FFmpeg output in advanced output settings.
Added an About dialog to the Help menu.
Added a filter (search) option to the Hotkeys section of the settings window.
Added a fourth Mic/Auxiliary audio option in Audio settings.
Added stereo balancing (panning) to the Advanced Audio Properties dialog.
Added an option to change the OBS base/output resolution to the size of a source in the right-click context menu of the source. Only works when no outputs are active.
Added a "deactivate when not showing" option to the Decklink source.
Added an Invert Polarity audio filter.
Added an F2 shortcut to rename sources or scenes when selected.
Added VLC source support to the Instant Replay script.
When your mouse cursor is hovering over a source in the preview, a light rectangle will show up around it indicating that it can be selected.
When a source is dragged outside of the preview area, there is a new visualization for the unseen area of that source while selected.
Simplified and improved the user experience of the "Stream" page of both the settings and auto-configuration windows.
The source selection rectangle has been improved.
The slideshow source now only loads a maximum of 15 images at a time, and dynamically loads images beyond that count as they cycle. This was done to prevent people who put countless files in the slideshow source from running out of memory.
When in studio mode, you can no longer transition if you're already in the middle of a transition.
Fixed a bug where narration tools for the blind would not read out the items in the source list box in the main window when selected.
Removed a number of internal/uncapturable Microsoft program windows from the game/window capture window lists.
Increased the Instant Replay script retry interval.
Fixed a bug where fullscreen projectors would always be on top despite that setting being unchecked.
Docks are now unlocked by default. You can lock/unlock docks in the View menu -> Docks submenu.

View full changelog

All features

Intuitive audio mixer with filter functionality such as noise gate, noise suppression, and gain.

Powerful and easy to use configuration options. Add new Sources, duplicate existing ones, and adjust their properties effortlessly.

Improved and streamlined Settings panel for quickly configuring your broadcasts and recordings.

Both light and dark themes available to fit your preference

Sections/Browse similar tools

Alternative to OBS Studio


ChrisPC Screen Recorder


IceCream Screen Recorder

Guides and How to's

How to record anything on your screen using the free OBS Studio

- Read

OBS Studio screen recording and streaming guides

- Read

OBS Studio video tutorials

View all guides with guide description here

Acronyms / Also Known As

Open Broadcaster, OBS Studio, OBS Classic, Open Broadcaster Software

Download OBS Studio Portable download from the Download links under Download and Download other versions!

Share software

Facebook    Twitter    Reddit    LinkedIn    Pinterest    Google+    Email

Notify me when software updated or report software

Email me when it has been updated    Report this software (dead link/new version)  

9 reviews, Showing 1 to 5 reviews

No comments. Rating it only.

Review by cab88 on Oct 14, 2018 Version: 22.0.2 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 9/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

Rock solid so far for live camera streaming to a server over the Internet.
I was previously had to use Adobe products that required me to keep a copy of Windows but OBS has let me remove it completely without any loss of streaming functionality.

Review by betwixt on Sep 5, 2018 Version: 22.0.2 OS: Linux Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

I don't know why but after the latest update from August, the recording process became unreliable as games and windows begin to crash, despite not having such an issue before.

Review by Sharif on Sep 5, 2018 Version: 22.0.2 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 3/10 Functionality: 4/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 5/10

ALL i see after the new update is a white screen . I cant make any videos anymore and can't seem to find out why its just a white screen . I uninstalled it and deleted it but when i download it again its still just a white screen instead of my media source or my camera or anything .

Review by NameWASChance on Aug 22, 2018 Version: 22.0.1 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 2/10 Functionality: 2/10 Value for money: 2/10 Overall: 2/10

No comments. Rating it only.

Review by BT2020 on Aug 12, 2018 Version: 21.1.2 OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 10/10 Functionality: 10/10 Value for money: 10/10 Overall: 10/10

9 reviews, Showing 1 to 5 reviews

1 tool hits, Showing 1 to 1 tools

NEW SOFTWARE= New tool since your last visit
NEW VERSION= New version since your last visit
NEW REVIEW= New review since your last visit
NEW VERSION= New version

Latest version
Version number / Beta version number / Update version number and when it whas released.

Type and download
NO MORE UPDATES? = The software hasn't been updated in over 2 years.
NO LONGER DEVELOPED = The software hasn't been updated in over 5 years.
RECENTLY UPDATED = The software has been updated the last 31 days.
Freeware = Download Free software.
Freeware/Trialware = Download Free software but some parts are trial/shareware.
Free software = Download Free software and also open source code.
Free software/Trialware = Download Free software and also open source code but some parts are trial/shareware.
Freeware/Ads = Download Free software but supported by advertising, usually with a included browser toolbar. It may be disabled when installing or after installation.
Free software/Ads = Free Download software and open source code but supported by advertising, usually with a included browser toolbar. It may be disabled when installing or after installation.
Trialware = Also called shareware or demo. Free Trial version available for download and testing with usually a time limit or limited functions.
Payware = No demo or trial available.
Portable version = A portable/standalone version is available. No installation is required.
v1.0.1 = Latest version available.
Download beta = It could be a Beta, RC(Release Candidate) or an Alpha / Nightly / Unstable version of the software.
Download 15MB = A direct link to the software download.
Win = Windows download version. It works on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows.
Win64 = Windows 64-bit download version. It works only on 64-bit Windows.
Mac = Mac download version. It works on 32-bit and 64-bit Mac OS.
Mac64 = Mac OS download version. It works only on 64-bit Mac OS.
Linux = Linux download version.
Portable = Portable version. No installation is required.
Ad-Supported = The software is bundled with advertising. Be careful when you install the software and disable addons that you don't want!
Visit developers site = A link to the software developer site.
Download (mirror link) = A mirror link to the software download. It may not contain the latest versions.
Download old versions = Free downloads of previous versions of the program.
Download 64-bit version = If you have a 64bit operating system you can download this version.
Download portable version = Portable/Standalone version meaning that no installation is required, just extract the files to a folder and run directly.
Portable version available = Download the portable version and you can just extract the files and run the program without installation.
Old versions available = Download old versions of the program.
Version history available = Complete changelog on our site.
Windows = Windows version available.
Mac OS = Mac OS version available.
Linux = Linux version available.
Our hosted tools are virus and malware scanned with several antivirus programs using

Rating from 0-10.

Browse software by sections
All In One Blu-ray Converters (11)
All In One DVD Converters (15)
All In One MKV to MP4/Blu-ray/UHD (11)
All In One Video Converters (23)
Animation (3D/2D Animation) (11)
Audio Editors (16)
Audio Encoders (73)
Audio Players (17)
Authoring (Blu-ray/UHD/AVCHD) (20)
Authoring (DivX) (5)
Authoring (DVD) (32)
Authoring (SVCD/VCD) (10)
Bitrate Calculators (7)
Blu-ray to AVI/MKV/MP4 (15)
Blu-ray to Blu-ray/AVCHD (10)
Burn (CD,DVD,Blu-ray) (23)
Camcorders/DV/HDV/AVCHD (33)
Capture TV/DVD/VCR (32)
CD/DVD/Blu-ray recovery (3)
Codec Packs (7)
Codec/Video Identifiers (29)
Codecs (64)
Decrypters (Blu-ray Rippers) (9)
Decrypters (DVD Rippers) (14)
DigitalTV/DVB/IPTV (37)
DVD to AVI/DivX/XviD (16)
DVD to DVD (21)
DVD to MP4/MKV/H264/H265 (16)
ISO/Image (16)
Linux Video Tools (141)
MacOS Video Tools (191)
Media (Blu-ray/DVD/CD) (9)
Media Center/HTPC (38)
Other Useful Tools (133)
Photo Blu-ray/DVD/SlideShow (9)
Portable (Mobile/PSP) (35)
Region Free Tools (5)
Screen capture / Screen recording (23)
Screenshots / Thumbnails (12)
Subtitle Editors (65)
Video De/Multiplexers (56)
Video Editors (Advanced/NLE) (33)
Video Editors (Basic) (49)
Video Editors (H264/MP4/MKV/MTS) (19)
Video Editors (MPG/DVD) (18)
Video Editors (WMV/AVI) (16)
Video Encoders (AVI/WMV) (39)
Video Encoders (H264/H265/MP4/MKV) (45)
Video Encoders (MPG/DVD) (25)
Video Encoders / Converters (150)
Video Frameservers (9)
Video Players (40)
Video Repair/Fix (21)
Video Scripting (11)
Video Streaming (22)
Video Streaming Downloaders (77)
Virtualdub Tools (11)

Search   Contact us   Privacy Policy   About   Advertise   Forum   RSS Feeds   Statistics   Software   

Site layout: Default Classic Blue