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@Palakis Palakis released this Dec 30, 2018 · 39 commits to 4.x-current since this release

Only use this release with OBS 22 or above!


This is a Release Candidate for obs-websocket 4.5.0. Some things may be broken, so please test it before using it in production.
Minor non-backwards-compatible changes are in 4.5.0, detailed below in the changelog. Check if your code is affected by one of the changes, and update your code accordingly.
If you're using a ready-made tool/software that uses obs-websocket, test it and report any issue to the developer/publisher of the aforementioned software.

Changes since 4.4.0

  • New request types:
    • Filter management:
      • GetSourceFilters
      • AddFilterToSource
      • RemoveFilterFromSource
      • ReorderSourceFilter
      • MoveSourceFilter
      • SetSourceFilterSettings
    • Scene Items:
      • DeleteSceneItem
      • DuplicateSceneItem
      • ReorderSceneItems
    • Source settings:
      • GetTextFreetype2Properties
      • SetTextFreetype2Properties
  • Updated request types:
    • Breaking changes in GetTextGDIPlusProperties, SetTextGDIPlusProperties, GetBrowserSourceProperties and SetBrowserSourceProperties:
      • Removed the scene-name parameter: deemed useless on sources, which are independent from scenes
      • Removed the render request parameter and response property
    • GetVolume: fix typo in protocol specification ( mute ; ✔️ muted)
  • Refactored authentication code:
    • If you have authentication enabled and your current password doesn't work anymore, try setting it again.
  • macOS Bugfix: Qt version mismatch
  • Fixed various typos in the protocol specification

Install instructions


  • Using the installer (recommended, works only with combined 32/64-bit installations) : download it, launch it and follow the instructions.
  • Using the archive : copy the contents of the archive to the root of your OBS Studio installation folder.

Debian (64-bit)

  • Manual install: Download obs-websocket_4.5.0-1_amd64.deb and install it on your system.


Download and run obs-websocket-4.5.0.pkg.
Note: OS X may show you a security alert when launching the installer, preventing your from installing obs-websocket. If this happens, go to the "Security & Privacy" panel in OS X Settings and click "Open Anyway".

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