How to Install OBS Studio 26 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

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OBS Studio a Free and open-source software for Video recording and Live Streaming, it is available for Windows, Linux, and Mac.

OBS released a new version 26.0, with many features, Bug-fixes, and improvements.

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install OBS Studio 26.0 in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and LinuxMint 20.

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OBS Studio 26.0 Changelog

  • Added Virtual Camera, allowing you to use the OBS output as a camera in other apps on your computer. Support for other operating systems will be added in future versions when they’re ready
  • Added a Source Toolbar to allow easy access to relevant controls for the currently selected source.
  • Added media controls to allow controlling playback of media/VLC sources on the source toolbar when a media source, VLC source, or slideshow source is selected
  • Added the ability to take screenshots of the previews, sources, or scenes with hotkeys
  • Added a log viewer when going to the Help menu -> Logs -> View Log menu item
  • Added a percentage toggle checkbox to the volume controls in advanced audio properties
  • Added more audio capture support for BSD operating systems
  • Added the option to disable antialiasing for text sources
  • Added a right-click context menu option to projectors to make a specific projector always on top of other windows

For a detailed changelog refer OBS studio GitHub page

How to Install OBS Studio 26.0 in Ubuntu 20.04 / Linux Mint 20

Step 1: Add the Official PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:obsproject/obs-studio

Step 2: Update the repository

sudo apt update

Step 3: Install OBS Studio 26.0

sudo apt install obs-studio

Install OBS studio 26 in ubuntu

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