OBS Studio 27.0-rc1 Released With Wayland Support, Undo/Redo

Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia on 3 April 2021 at 05:29 AM EDT. 7 Comments
For those making use of OBS Studio for screen capturing or streaming from your desktop, the OBS Studio 27.0 release is on the way and it's a big one.

OBS Studio 27.0-rc1 is out this weekend as a great Easter surprise. One of the new features of interest to many of you will be the recently covered OBS Studio Wayland capture support. This Wayland support makes use of PipeWire and is tested to work on Ubuntu 20.10 or newer.

In addition to the Wayland support, OBS Studio 27.0 Release Candidate 1 also provides:

- Undo/Redo support.

- Support for source transitions as a transition when going from one source to another.

- Service integration and browser dock support for macOS and Linux.

- Support for sRGB color formats.

- A wide variety of bug fixes and other optimizations.

More details on OBS Studio 27.0-rc1 can be found via GitHub.
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