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OBS (Open Broadcast Software)

Open Broadcaster Software or OBS is a free and open source software suitable for live streaming and recording. OBS provides broadcasting, recording, encoding, scene composition and real-time source and device capture. Primarily, data transmission is done through the Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) and can be sent to any RTMP supporting destination, including several pre-sets for streaming websites for example, Facebook, Youtube, and


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