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Wirecast is described as 'software lets you produce professional-looking live events with just a camera, an internet connection and a computer. Stream or record live internet shows, broadcast breaking news or sporting events, stream live concerts, transmit church services, corporate meetings' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to Wirecast for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is OBS Studio, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Wirecast are VokoscreenNG, XSplit Broadcaster, Xbox Game Bar and Snowmix.

Wirecast alternatives are mainly Live Streaming Tools and Services but may also be Screen Recorders or Screenshot Capture Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Wirecast.
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  1. OBS Studio icon

    OBS Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Steam
    • FreeBSD
    142 alternatives to OBS Studio 

    OBS Studio (also known as Open Broadcaster Software, or OBS) is a screen-casting and live-streaming software available across multiple platforms including macOS, Windows and Linux. Boasting features typically only found in commercial screen recording apps, OBS also provides one...

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    1.  Virtual camera outputUse the output from OBS Studio as your webcam's primary video source.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsOBS Studio can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Dark ModeOBS Studio supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Transitions EffectsOBS Studio allows you to apply transition effects between two different scenes/pages using pre-loaded or custom animated transitions.
    5.  RTMP Live StreamingOBS Studio supports the Real Time Messaging Protocol to connect an encoder with a server.
    6.  Live Video EffectsOBS Studio lets you edit your video input in real time to apply new image values or add filters.
    7.  Multi-streamingWith OBS Studio you can live streaming to multiple channels simultaneously.
    8.  Screen SharingYou can use OBS Studio to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    9.  Custom overlaysOBS Studio allows you to add custom images or videos on top of your composition.
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    Almost everyone thinks OBS Studio is a great alternative to Wirecast.
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    Free and has all the same needed functions as wirecast. User friendly

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    does not crash, not trying to do more than stream successfully.

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  2. VokoscreenNG icon

    VokoscreenNG

    • Windows
    • Linux
    135 alternatives to VokoscreenNG 

    VokoscreenNG is a user friendly screencaster for Linux and Windows. It is a continuation of the now discontinued Vokoscreen project that has been totally rewritten from scratch using Qt and GStreamer.

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsVokoscreenNG supports the use of multiple displays.
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  3. XSplit Broadcaster icon

    XSplit Broadcaster

    42 alternatives to XSplit Broadcaster 

    XSplit Broadcaster is a desktop application designed to make your multimedia broadcasting and recording a lot easier and more fun to do. With its live output broadcasting feature, you can self-produce video broadcasts, conferences, distance learning courses, campus-wide...

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    1.  Virtual camera outputUse the output from XSplit Broadcaster as your webcam's primary video source.
    2.  Support for Multiple MonitorsXSplit Broadcaster supports the use of multiple displays.
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    Xbox Game Bar

    • Windows
    87 alternatives to Xbox Game Bar 

    Take control of your gaming activities—such as screenshots, capturing clips, and streaming—by pressing Win+G on your keyboard.

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    1.  Achievements SupportedXbox Game Bar offers the possibility of unlocking achievements through completing challenges.
    2.  Custom overlaysXbox Game Bar allows you to add custom images or videos on top of your composition.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsXbox Game Bar can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Snowmix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    23 alternatives to Snowmix 

    Snowmix is a video mixer tool for mixing live and recorded video and audio feeds. It supports clipping, scaling and transparent overlay of video, png graphics and text. It supports animation of video, images and texts through native commands changing scale, placement...

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    Streamup

    • Online
    33 alternatives to Streamup 

    Streamup is the video chat community you’ll love. Broadcast with unlimited viewers or explore rooms streaming live right now.

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    Mishira

    • Windows
    21 alternatives to Mishira 

    Mishira is a personal audiovisual production tool used for editing and broadcasting live video over the internet that has been specifically designed for people who play video games. Mishira allows you to capture, record and broadcast your PC's desktop and speakers and mix...

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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer in development. Last version, 1.0.0, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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    Lightstream

    • Online
    28 alternatives to Lightstream 

    Lightstream is a powerful, live-streaming studio that runs through your browser so you can stream shows from any internet connected computer with the utmost simplicity. Lightstream's cloud engines also provide compositing and encoding power so your computer can focus on the...

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    FFsplit

    200 alternatives to FFsplit 

    A freeware application that lets users stream high quality content similar to XSplit Broadcaster and Flash Media Live Encoder. Currently, the application is in early stages of development. This project is actively looking for dedicated testers.

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    1.  LightweightFFsplit consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.7.0.25, released on December 3rd, 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    Loola TV

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    53 alternatives to Loola TV 

    Loola TV is a live streaming platform enabling live streaming directly from your browser (desktop and mobile) to multiple social networks and mobile apps.

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