Streaming is becoming more popular because it is a fun hobby that can lead to a career. People can stream themselves gaming, creating art, producing music, and more. People can use many streaming platforms to stream and build their community. For example, Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook all have streaming platforms. So the question is: where do I start? First, you will need software specifically for streaming besides having the appropriate specs ( graphics card, CPU, etc.). OBS Studios (https://obsproject.com/) (OBS)and Streamlabs OBS (https://streamlabs.com/) (SLOBS) are the two most popular streaming software. Both software is open-source and free to use; however, SLOBS has an upgradable tier called Prime for $19/ month of $149/year.

In this article, we will be discussing the differences between the two and outline the best software for you to use.