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@github-actions github-actions released this 28 Feb 00:30
· 62 commits to master since this release

Notice to Intel Mac users

OBS requirement has been bumped to 28, please uninstall older versions of waveform first.

Changes in 1.6.1

  • Fix MacOS x64 installer
  • Update Chinese localization (#43 thanks to GodGun968)

Changes in 1.6.0

  • Add option to mirror frequency axis
  • Add option to adjust arc angle in radial mode
  • Add option for minimum bar height
  • Add option to adjust normalized volume target
  • Add "Single" channel mode to allow selection of specific audio channel
  • Fix some potential crashes
  • Fix graph frozen after playback of media file finishes
  • Fix "Hide graph when audio is silent" option for level meters
  • Update Chinese localization (#32, #38 thanks to GodGun968)
  • Improve rendering of curve graph in some cases
  • Performance improvements




  • Use the installer and select your OBS folder.
  • Extract to the root of your OBS folder (e.g. C:\Program Files (x86)\obs-studio).

Restart OBS and "Waveform Visualizer" should appear in the list of sources.

Linux (Ubuntu 20.04, Flatpak)

Click for instructions

Prebuilt Binaries

  • Download Waveform_v#.#.#_Ubuntu_x86_64.deb and install it using your distro's package manager (Debian/Ubuntu only).


  • flatpak install flathub com.obsproject.Studio.Plugin.waveform

Source Build

  • Step-by-step instructions in the readme.

Note: Should work for most distros, but do not mix with the .deb package above.

MacOS (11.0+, OBS 28+)

Click for instructions

Intel Macs

  • Uninstall waveform versions prior to 1.6.0
  • Download Waveform_v#.#.#_MacOS_x86_64.pkg and run it.

ARM64/Apple Silicon Macs

  • Download Waveform_v#.#.#_MacOS_arm64.pkg and run it.
    Note: Use the ARM version only if you have a native ARM build of OBS.

OBS Music Edition 27.2.4 (Windows x64)

Click for instructions
  • Extract to the root of your OBS ME folder (e.g. C:\Program Files\obs-studio-ME).