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How to Change OBS Recording Output to MP4

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OBS is the most popular recording and streaming software on the internet.

The best YouTubers, streamers, and podcasters use the software to create content.

It’s free to use, comes with a myriad of features, and is compatible with most devices.

I personally use OBS to stream and create YouTube content, so I have a lot of experience with it.

This includes adding and configuring scenes, sources, filters, and many more.

In this short and simple guide, you’ll learn how to change OBS recording output to MP4 (change recording format).

How to Change OBS Recording Output to MP4

Here’s how to change OBS to MP4:

  1. Launch OBS and select “File” on the top navigation bar.
  2. Select “Settings” to open your settings.
  3. Select “Output” on the left sidebar.
  4. Click on the “Recording Format” dropdown box.
  5. Select “MPEG-4 (.mp4)” as the recording format.
  6. Select “Apply” followed by “OK”.

Further reading

How to Change OBS Recording Save Location

How to Find OBS Recordings

How to Record Roblox with OBS