Mux Video vs OBS Studio: What are the differences?
Developers describe Mux Video as "The API to video". It is an API-first platform, powered by data and designed by video experts to make the beautiful video possible for every development team. On the other hand, OBS Studio is detailed as "Open-source software for video recording and live streaming". It is a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. It is equipped with a powerful API, enabling plugins and scripts to provide further customization and functionality specific to your needs. It supports all your favorite streaming platforms and more.
Mux Video and OBS Studio can be primarily classified as "Video Streaming" tools.
Some of the features offered by Mux Video are:
- Instant upload
- Get started in minutes, not months
On the other hand, OBS Studio provides the following key features:
- High performance real time video/audio capturing and mixing. Create scenes made up of multiple sources including window captures, images, text, browser windows, webcams, capture cards and more
- Set up an unlimited number of scenes you can switch between seamlessly via custom transitions
- Intuitive audio mixer with per-source filters such as noise gate, noise suppression, and gain. Take full control with VST plugin support
OBS Studio is an open source tool with 18.2K GitHub stars and 3.58K GitHub forks. Here's a link to OBS Studio's open source repository on GitHub.