This tutorial explains how to remote control OBS from a browser. OBS is a well-known recording and streaming software that many people use. You can control local OBS instance or you can control OBS running on remote PC or in local network. If you are one of the OBS users then you will be surprised to know that OBS can be controlled from the browser.
OBS-web is an online tool that can connect to a running OBS instance and lets you start and stop streaming. Also, you can have access to many scenes and you can control them with just a few clicks.
The OBS-web application connects to the OBS instance and lets you control it. And it’s an open-source tool too. To control OBS, you can use the online version of OBS-web or you can host it yourself on a VPS or server that you own.
To control OBS, you just need to install the plugin for OBS and then you are ready to use OBS-web. It is a useful tool if you want to control streaming from a remote computer. You can simply connect it and then control it because of its simple and very easy interface.
Using OBS-web is very simple. But first, make sure that OBS is installed on your computer. Next, you just need to install the obs-websocket plugin from here for your platform. Next, you install and then run OBS and from streaming settings set it to “Livestream“.
Now, you go to the OBW-web homepage from here, and then you just enter the localhost address. After entering the localhost address (localhost:4444), just press the button connect and it will connect to the OBS instance automatically. Now you have the option to control the streaming as well as view all the available scenes.
This way, you can control the OBS from the browser. For now, you can only manage streaming but I hope in future updates there will be more to control remotely. So, if you have OBS on your PC, then try this new online tool to control it and see if it works well for you.
Red Thread | There are many OBS users who like to learn new things about it. So, if you are one of the OBS users then you can try this new tool. Or, if you were wondering if OBS can be controlled from a browser or computer, then you have the answer now.