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OBS Studio 30.2 Beta 2

OBS Studio

OBS Studio is software designed for capturing, compositing, encoding, recording, and streaming video content, efficiently. It is the re-write of the widely used Open Broadcaster Software, to allow even more features and multi-platform support. OBS Studio supports multiple sources, including media files, games, web pages, application windows, webcams, your desktop, microphone and more.

OBS Studio Features:

  • High performance real time video/audio capturing and mixing, with unlimited scenes you can switch between seamlessly via custom transitions.
  • Live streaming to Twitch, YouTube, Periscope, Mixer, GoodGame, DailyMotion, Hitbox, VK and any other RTMP server
  • Filters for video sources such as image masking, color correction, chroma/color keying, and more.
  • x264, H.264 and AAC for your live streams and video recordings
  • Intel Quick Sync Video (QSV) and NVIDIA NVENC support
  • Intuitive audio mixer with per-source filters such as noise gate, noise suppression, and gain. Take full control with VST plugin support.
  • GPU-based game capture for high performance game streaming
  • Unlimited number of scenes and sources
  • Number of different and customizable transitions for when you switch between scenes
  • Hotkeys for almost any action such as start or stop your stream or recording, push-to-talk, fast mute of any audio source, show or hide any video source, switch between scenes,and much more
  • Live preview of any changes on your scenes and sources using Studio Mode before pushing them to your stream where your viewers will see those changes
  • DirectShow capture device support (webcams, capture cards, etc)
  • Powerful and easy to use configuration options. Add new Sources, duplicate existing ones, and adjust their properties effortlessly.
  • Streamlined Settings panel for quickly configuring your broadcasts and recordings. Switch between different profiles with ease.
  • Light and dark themes available to fit your environment.
  • …and many other features. For free. At all.

OBS Studio 30.2 new features:

  • Added support for Multitrack Video streaming [palana]
  • On Twitch, this is known as Enhanced Broadcasting. Currently, this requires Windows and an NVIDIA GPU. Support for other platforms and GPU vendors is planned. For more information, see:
  • When this feature is enabled, the following data about your system will be sent to the streaming service when starting a stream:
  • OBS config info (canvas width and height, frame rate, encoder width and height, VOD Audio Track setting, OBS version)
  • CPU info (name, speed, core counts)
  • GPU info (model, memory, driver version, device ID, vendor ID)
  • Memory info (free, total)
  • OS info (name, version, arch, emulation)
  • Windows info (gaming feature status: Game Bar, Game DVR, Game Mode, Hardware-accelerated GPU Scheduling)
  • Multitrack Video settings (maximum streaming bandwidth, maximum video tracks)
  • Added support for Enhanced RTMP/FLV multi-track audio and video [palana/kc5nra]
  • Replaces the old metadata-based "VOD Track"
  • Added "Hybrid MP4" output format (BETA) [derrod]
  • Combines fault-tolerance of fragmented MP4 with wide compatibility and faster access times of regular MP4. For more information, see:
  • Supports inserting chapter markers into the file via a hotkey or API. These markers are supported by most video players and editing software, such as DaVinci Resolve
  • Added Linux support to the native NVENC encoder [derrod]
  • NVENC AV1 is now supported on Linux
  • Added Linux shared texture support to the NVENC encoder [derrod]
  • Added Linux shared texture support to the QuickSync encoder [kkartaltepe]
  • Added Linux shared texture support to the VA-API encoder [nowrep]
  • Added HEVC support to WebRTC output [murillo128]
  • Added Composable Themes system to simplify theme creation, maintenance, and enable future customisation options [derrod/Warchamp7]
  • Themes now consist of a base theme and variants that can be switched between in the new "Appearance" settings tab
  • Old themes will no longer work and will need to be updated to the new system. See the wiki page for details.

30.2.0 Beta 2 Changes

  • Fixed a crash in Beta 1 when canceling a stream attempt with incompatible settings [palana]
  • Fixed a crash in Beta 1 related to WebSocket settings migration on systems set to non-English languages [tt2468]
  • Fixed a crash in Beta 1 where loading a theme could result in infinite recursion [derrod]
  • Fixed an issue in Beta 1 with Lua scripts not working on Linux [tytan652]
  • Fixed an issue in Beta 1 with the chapter marker hotkey setting not showing up [derrod]
  • Fixed an issue in Beta 1 where the Replay Buffer button text could be incorrect when trying to stop the Replay Buffer [gxalpha]
  • Fixed an issue in Beta 1 where a theme would override another theme with the same ID [tytan652]
  • Fixed an issue in Beta 1 where a warning dialog box for Multitrack Video errors would have untranslated buttons [RytoEX]
  • Clarified a warning message in Beta 1 when choosing a different GPU for NVENC [derrod]
  • Added detection for outdated Visual C++ Runtime which would cause a crash in Beta 1 [derrod]
  • Added detection in the Windows updater for outdated Visual C++ Runtime which would cause a crash in Beta 1 [derrod]
  • Made some UI adjustments from Beta 1 based on user feedback [Warchamp7]

Download 64-bit: OBS Studio 30.2 Beta 2 | Portable | ~100.0 MB (Open Source)
View: OBS Studio Homepage | Other Operating Systems

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