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Updates on our activities and progress.

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OBS Studio 28.0 Beta
Published on August 3, 2022 by Ben Torell
Our first beta release of OBS Studio 28 is now live, and we need your help testing! This is going to be an enormous release, including: * HDR support * Apple Silicon support * UI framework updated to Qt 6 * Integrated obs-websocket 5.0 * Up...
OBS Studio 27.2 Released
Published on February 15, 2022 by Ben Torell
OBS Studio 27.2 is fully released! This release adds support for AJA Video devices, source blend modes (like Photoshop), AV1 encoding, updated CEF (Chrome 95), official Flatpak support, hotkey duplicate detection, and more! For more details...
OBS Studio 27.2 Beta
Published on December 31, 2021 by Ben Torell
We've released a beta for the upcoming OBS Studio 27.2, and we would greatly appreciate if you could help us test it out! This release contains lots of new features, including support for AJA devices, source blending modes (similar to Photo...
Welcome OBS-Websocket!
Published on December 13, 2021 by Ben Torell
One of the most popular third-party plugins for OBS Studio has long been the OBS-Websocket plugin, a plugin that gives users the ability to control OBS functionality through a robust websocket API. This plugin has served as the basis for a...
Today we're launching a brand new initiative to help drive OBS development: The OBS Project Bounty Program! We're excited to have better ways to compensate our talented and dedicated developer community, and it's all thanks to your generous...
Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we have been able to hire a new full-time developer, Dillon Pentz! Read the announcement on our blog:...
OBS Studio 27 Released
Published on June 2, 2021 by Ben Torell
OBS Studio 27 is finally out! This release is jam-packed full of new features and bugfixes, including:Undo/Redo (Ctrl+Z to undo, Ctrl+Y/Ctrl+Shift+Z to redo)Source visibility transitions when hiding/showingTrack matte stinger transitionsMis...
OBS Studio 27.0 Release Candidate
Published on April 3, 2021 by Ben Torell
OBS Studio v27 is almost here, and you can now help us test it! A release candidate is available for download -- please give it a try and let us know if you run into any issues. This will be major release with lots of new features, includin...
OBS Studio 26.1 Released
Published on December 15, 2020 by Ben Torell
OBS Studio 26.1 is now out! This minor release adds virtual camera functionality to both macOS and Linux, matching the version introduced on Windows in version 26.0. It also includes a new feature for Twitch broadcasters, allowing you to se...
OBS Studio 26.0 Release Candidate
Published on August 30, 2020 by Ben Torell
Exciting news: we've got a new release candidate ready for testing, OBS Studio v26 RC1! This release brings a lot of really great new features, including a native virtual camera on Windows, a brand new source toolbar, media controls, screen...
OBS Studio 25.0 Release Candidate
Published on March 3, 2020 by Ben Torell
OBS Studio 25.0 is nearly here, and that means it's time to test out a new Release Candidate!OBS Studio 25.0 is bringing some awesome features, such as Vulkan capture support, SRT output support, scene collection importing, media source ...
OBS Studio v24.0 Released!
Published on September 18, 2019 by Ben Torell
OBS Studio v24.0 is finally available! This release brings a huge number of highly-requested features as well as some brand new features that will help improve your productions:Pause and resume recordings, eliminating the need to edit ou...
We're Coming to TwitchCon 2019!
Published on September 16, 2019 by Ben Torell
We’re thrilled to announce that we will have our first-ever exhibitor's booth at TwitchCon San Diego! Visit the...
OBS Studio 24.0 Release Candidate
Published on August 19, 2019 by Ben Torell
We're gearing up for another major release of OBS Studio, which means it's time for another round of testing the release candidate! OBS Studio v24 brings some long-requested features:The ability to pause and resume a recording (NOTE: If ...
OBS Studio 23.2 Released
Published on June 15, 2019 by Ben Torell
OBS Studio 23.2 has been released! This release contains many individual features, fixes, and enhancements added by a huge number of contributors from our wider development community. This includes a fix for crashes with Mac browser sour...
OBS Studio 23.2 Release Candidate
Published on May 20, 2019 by Ben Torell
We have a new release candidate for OBS Studio 23.2 available for testing! This release focuses primarily on a large variety usability improvements and bug fixes. I encourage you to read the full patch notes to see all the things that ha...
OBS Studio 23.1 Released
Published on April 5, 2019 by Ben Torell
OBS Studio 23.1 has been released! This release features integration, an integrated Twitch Activity panel, and several other fixes/improvements. You can read the full patch notes and download the release here:
OBS Studio 23.1 Release Candidate
Published on March 29, 2019 by Ben Torell
We have a release candidate for version 23.1.0 of OBS Studio, featuring integration and the addition of the Twitch Activity Feed for those users that have it enabled, as well...
OBS Studio 23.0.2 Hotfix Released
Published on March 10, 2019 by Ben Torell
A quick hotfix for the latest version of OBS Studio was released yesterday, with a few minor bug fixes still lingering from the version 23 release. Full notes and downloads here:
OBS Studio Progress Report, February 2019
Published on February 28, 2019 by Ben Torell
Hello all!Jim has just published our latest progress report, detailing a lot of the R&D that was put into making OBS Studio v23 possible, as well as outlining some of our plans for future versions. You can check it out here: