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Here's something fun for you content creators this weekend, as OBS Studio just released a fresh build for you.

It's worth noting though, the service integration for Twitch and others is still not available in the Linux version. This is where you can sign in, to get access to features from services directly in OBS to make things easier. Last I heard, they still needed to fix the official browser plugin to actually get the integration working. There are some pull requests open on that (like this and this) so hopefully soon!

New features in OBS Studio 23.1 includes: more Twitch integration, Restream.io account integration, option to select colour range on the Linux video device source, the ability to copy and paste filters from the mixer, added preview/program labels to studio mode, new settings icons, a checkbox for bandwidth test mode in settings when using Twitch account integration, added 25/50 PAL framerate values in video settings, an "Area" scale filtering for sources as an alternative to point scaling. May preserve more detail on retro games and more.

As for bug fixes: an issue where upmixing from mono to stereo would cause the volume to be quieter was sorted, some NVENC issues were solved, output showing up green for some devices was fixed and a crash bug was also put down. Also, the Linux version should now use tray icons from the system theme.

Find the full release notes here. Official OBS Studio website here.

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14 5 April 2019 at 10:26 pm UTC
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How are you re-using one source for multiple games? The Windows version has a way to stream whatever is full-screen. Are you changing the properties of the source every time you start a new stream or recording?

EDIT: I suppose you might be capturing the entire screen, which I prefer to avoid I guess.


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Corben 6 April 2019 at 7:31 am UTC
14How are you re-using one source for multiple games? The Windows version has a way to stream whatever is full-screen. Are you changing the properties of the source every time you start a new stream or recording?

EDIT: I suppose you might be capturing the entire screen, which I prefer to avoid I guess.
For our weekly gaming stream, I'm using one scene, but added each game separately as a source. If the game is not running, it doesn't matter, that source is just not shown or transparent. The first time setup is a bit annoying, but after a while you have all games added and it's just working then.

But looks like there are no Linux builds for OBS 23.1 yet? The homepage states 23.0.2 as latest version for Linux.
Liam Dawe 6 April 2019 at 9:55 am UTC
14How are you re-using one source for multiple games? The Windows version has a way to stream whatever is full-screen. Are you changing the properties of the source every time you start a new stream or recording?

EDIT: I suppose you might be capturing the entire screen, which I prefer to avoid I guess.
Personally I just change the window capture source each time. Not great but it works.
devnull 6 April 2019 at 1:05 pm UTC
QuoteIt's worth noting though, the service integration for Twitch and others is still not available in the Linux version. This is where you can sign in, to get access to features from services directly in OBS to make things easier.

That is one thing I kinda don't like. The reason you needed a stream key was it forced you to login, for security reasons that is a _good_ thing. You can for example use the stream key on a device / system you don't necessarily trust. If anything happens you can revoke the key like any other api.

It also highlights how badly twitch implemented their 2fa.
Comandante Ñoñardo 6 April 2019 at 2:01 pm UTC
Do you need a separated card for this?
pete910 6 April 2019 at 3:07 pm UTC
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Comandante ÑoñardoDo you need a separated card for this?

No, You can either do CPU encode or encode with the card you are playing the game with. Uses the same tech that Relive/Shadowplay uses.
Leerdeck 6 April 2019 at 6:14 pm UTC
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14But looks like there are no Linux builds for OBS 23.1 yet? The homepage states 23.0.2 as latest version for Linux.

On Ubuntu 23.1 is available as snap but you have to use the "edge" channel instead of "stable".
Leopard 6 April 2019 at 10:40 pm UTC
Corben
14How are you re-using one source for multiple games? The Windows version has a way to stream whatever is full-screen. Are you changing the properties of the source every time you start a new stream or recording?

EDIT: I suppose you might be capturing the entire screen, which I prefer to avoid I guess.
For our weekly gaming stream, I'm using one scene, but added each game separately as a source. If the game is not running, it doesn't matter, that source is just not shown or transparent. The first time setup is a bit annoying, but after a while you have all games added and it's just working then.

But looks like there are no Linux builds for OBS 23.1 yet? The homepage states 23.0.2 as latest version for Linux.

It is available now.

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