How to Get the OBS Studio Virtual Cam to Work in Discord on Mac


This is harder than it should be. Way harder.

0. Enable your terminal to make changes

Open System Settings -> Privacy & Security -> App Management and give permission to your Terminal program

1. Install Xcode

Xcode-select --install (enter your password)

2. Remove the existing signature

sudo codesign --remove-signature "/Applications/ Helper (Renderer).app"

3. Re-sign the app

sudo codesign --sign - "/Applications/ Helper (Renderer).app"

If you don’t do step 0 you’re not going to be able to remove the signature in step 2.

Why is this so hard in 2023?