Open Source Wirecast Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Wirecast is OBS Studio, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Wirecast and six of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Wirecast are VokoscreenNG (Free, Open Source), Snowmix (Free, Open Source), Mishira (Free, Open Source) and DVSwitch (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 4, 2020

    1. 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.
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      Almost everyone thinks OBS Studio is a great alternative to Wirecast.
      does not crash, not trying to do more than stream successfully.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

    2. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      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.
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    3. 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.


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

    4. DVswitch is a digital video mixer intended for interactive live mixing of several incoming DV video streams. It was originally designed for the needs of DebConf; It has now been used for various other conferences, meetings and live musical performances.

    5. ffscreencast is an ffmpeg screencast/desktop-recording tool for the command-line with video overlay and multi monitor support.
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