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Only use this release with OBS Studio 25 or above!

Changes since 4.7.0

New Features



  • Fixed crashes when calling EnableStudioMode, DisableStudioMode or ToggleStudioMode
  • Fixed an issue where SetStreamSettings wouldn't apply if switching service type
  • Any event that returns transition duration now returns -1 if the transition is fixed (Eg. Cut, Stinger)
  • SetSyncOffset now allows negative offsets
  • Removed from-scene from TransitionEnd since it isnt actually available
  • Fixed JPEG support in TakeSourceScreenshot on Windows
  • Fixed a crash when sending an event on OBS exit
  • Fixed source recognition on GDI+ and Freetype 2 sources
  • Fixed the OBS log getting spammed with unnecessary messages on Linux (regardless of whether debug logging was enabled)
  • Fixed an issue where the plugin failed to load on MacOS
  • Fixed a bunch of memory leaks in GetCurrentProfile, GetCurrentSceneCollection and the Heartbeat event

Important Notes

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 (either C:\Program Files\obs-studio or C:\Program Files (x86)\obs-studio).

Debian / Ubuntu (64-bit)

Download obs-websocket_4.8.0-1_amd64.deb (provided below) and install it on your system.


Download and run obs-websocket-4.8.0-macOS.pkg (provided below).