OBS Studio is free and open-source software made for live streaming and video recording. It’s available on Windows, Mac and Linux. As OBS Studio is open source, almost anyone can develop plugins for the software. This is especially important for streamers who use this software every day as plugins can improve the functionality of OBS Studio. This open-source application is equipped with powerful APIs and plugins that let you customize your stream further with custom scripts which opens the door for endless opportunities.
Primarily, OBS is used for streaming and recording purposes where one can record or stream with multiple sources, be it cameras or multiple displays, adding text to your scene and animating it using HTML or CSS, adding live annotations to your stream, you can do it all.
Almost every streamer you follow out there uses OBS, and the surprising part is that it’s free. With a proper logo, attractive scene transitions, and a good computer, you can also become a pro if you have the talent of keeping your audience entertained.
For a beginner, setting up discord might be hard as it has tons of features and lots of buttons. But don’t worry, we have a covered an article that will be enough for a beginner to understand the basics of OBS –
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Now that we know what’s OBS Studio and why we need plugins, let’s get to the list of our five best OBS plugins (you might find some bonus stuff too????).
Here’s a small overview of the OBS plugins that we are going to check out in this article :