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Changes in 1.8.0

  • Add 'Range' (tricolor dB range) render mode (#56 thanks to @filiphanes)
  • Add power-of-sine windows (#58)
  • Add 'Time Variant EMA' temporal smoothing method (#58, decouples smoothing from framerate)
  • Add Cubic interpolation method (now default)
  • Add option to adjust audio sync
  • Increase 'FFT Size' limit to 65536 (#58, requires 'Enable Large FFT Sizes' to be checked)
  • Update Chinese translation (#51, #61 thanks to @GodGun968)
  • Rename 'Gravity' setting to 'Inertia'




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

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).