Speedrun.com Knowledge Base


Streaming Software

  • OBS Studio - Free and open source software for video recording and live streaming, supported by Windows, Mac, and Linux.


  • Livesplit - A sleek, highly-customizable timer for speedrunners. Has speedrun.com integration.
  • Livesplit One - A fully online timer.
  • FramePerfect - High quality, fully featured speedrun timer for Apple iOS and Google Android.
  • Time Split Tracker - Little timer, works for both Windows and Mac OS.
  • WSplit - Lightweight timer for speedruns.


  • SpeedRunsLive - SRL Races are currently the most developed facet of SpeedRunsLive. Races let you run in direct competition with others simultaneously.
  • Racetime.gg - Racetime.gg is a website for organizing races online, with a focus on video games and speedruns.

Video Capture Software

  • AmaRecTV - Direct show video capture recording and preview tool.
  • CamTwist Studio - Video capture software for Mac OS 10.7 or higher
  • Dxtory - Dxtory is a movie capture tool for DirectX and OpenGL Applications useful for lossless local recording of runs.
  • ffmpeg - Multi-platform screen recorder

Retiming Tools

Other Tools

  • Chatty - Chatty is a Twitch chat client for everyone who wants to try something new and different from the webchat, but doesn't want the complexity of an IRC client or miss out on the Twitch specific features.
  • Livestreamer - Command-line utility that extracts streams from various services and pipes them into a video player of choice.
  • Podcasts

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