Install OBS Studio 27.2 on Ubuntu / Fedora & AlmaLinux

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OBS Studio is 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 27.2, with many features, Bug-fixes, and improvements.

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to download and install OBS Studio 27.2 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 21.10, LinuxMint 20.3, Fedora 35, and AlmaLinux 8.

OBS Studio 27.2 Changelog

New Features

  • Added hotkey filter search & Added hostkey duplicate detection
  • Added support for the RIST Protocol
  • Added Official Flatpak support for Linux
  • Added Framework for future support of background hotkeys on Wayland
  • Added AJA Source for AJA devices
  • Added AJA Output to tools menu for AJA Devices

For the complete changelog of OBS studio, 27.2.0 refer to the release notes

Install OBS Studio 27.2 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Step 1: Add the Official OBS Studio PPA

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

Step 2: Install OBS-Studio on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

sudo apt install obs-studio ffmpeg

Install OBS Studio 27.2 on AlmaLinux / Fedora 35 / Ubuntu using Flatpak

Step 1: Install the Flatpak package on the system using the setup guide

Step 2: Install OBS Studio using Flatpak

flatpak install flathub com.obsproject.Studio

Step 3: Start the OBS Studio

flatpak run com.obsproject.Studio
Install OBS Studio on Ubuntu

Uninstall OBS Studio 27.2

For uninstallation run the below command

flatpak uninstall flathub com.obsproject.Studio


From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install OBS Studio 27.2 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 21.10, AlmaLinux 8, Fedora 35, and LinuxMint 20.3 using Flatpak and PPA for Debian based systems

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