Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)

Capture video from any source"
A review by Andrew

This is an open source application which allows you to share videos on the internet as well as stream videos live from the internet. Additionally, it is configured with other multimedia applications like games, webcam, PowerPoint presentations and desktop applications to allow you to save performances then share it with friends and relatives on different social media platforms. It is compatible with various internet streaming components like YouTube, CashPlay among others.  

The interface has customizable features in a drop-down list of the sources to run edit functions. The functions include position adjustments, dimension changes, rename and preview among other features. The preview mode enables you to view the videos and make necessary adjustments before broadcasting it live on the internet. 

The interface has encoding options like flat rate, audio rate, streaming resolution, FPS rate adjustment and buffering all this can be changed to suit you. Its configuration settings have comprehensive microphone settings to perform various functions like mute/unmute mode, auxiliary, speech synthesizer among other options. 

OBS is a comprehensive toolkit which gives you full control of your recording with its in-built features and audio/ video broadcasting to the internet. The main advantage lies in the fast speed of performance in broadcasting with minimal interruptions.

Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in screen capture category and is available to all software users as a free download.

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Last Updated On
April 18, 2017
Runs on
Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / XP
Total downloads
File size
6,95 MB

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