Install OBS Studio on Raspberry Pi

OBS Studio

Free and open source software for video recording and live streaming.

Available Versions:
ARM32/ARM64 - Debian Bookworm: 30.1.2
ARM64 - Ubuntu Noble: 30.1.2
ARM64 - Ubuntu Jammy: 30.1.2
ARM32/ARM64 - Debian Bullseye: 29.1.3
ARM64 - Ubuntu Focal: 29.1.3
ARM64 - Ubuntu Bionic: 28.1.2

To run: Menu -> Sound & Video -> OBS Studio
To run in a terminal: obs

Fortunately, OBS Studio is very easy to install on your Raspberry Pi in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Raspberry Pi.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install OBS Studio.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS, which is currently version Bookworm.
Raspberry Pi OS has 32-bit and 64-bit variants, both of which will run on most Raspberry Pi computers, including the Pi 3, Pi 4, and Pi5.
OBS Studio will run on either PiOS 32-bit or 64-bit.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Raspberry Pi with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install OBS Studio

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install OBS Studio.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Multimedia category.

Now scroll down to find OBS Studio in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install OBS Studio for you!

Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at