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    Question / Help Canvas freezing and going black

    I'm having a issue with the canvas freezing and going black. When the video feed froze I switched scenes and when back and all scenes were black besides overlays. Restarting brought the video back but it shortly cut out again. Everything is set to low and performance and it does this when I'm...
  2. sotrh

    Bug Report Black Screen in 2019 (Version 23.1, Linux Mint 19.0, GTX 940M and GTX 1060)

    I've been looking at making some dev streams using OBS, but I haven't been having much luck. I tried on my laptop which is an Acer Aspire with a builtin GEFORCE 940M, and on my desktop which is a TS140 with a GTX 1060. Both computers run Linux Mint 19.0, have up to date Nvidia drivers (390 in...
  3. smelly

    Question / Help Minecraft 1.14. Just Another Black Screen Thread.

    Hey folks! I've had excellent results with Minecraft versions 1.12.2, 1.13, 1.13.1, and 1.13.2. However, all snapshots, pre-releases and now official release versions of 1.14 are black-screening using Xcomposite window capture. I've created a new Scene Collection with only the Minecraft window...
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    Question / Help Game Capture Black Screen

    I've used OBS before and it worked just fine in the past. Now after I updated OBS, Game Capture just shows a black screen no matter what I set it to display. I've ran it as admin and I've tried to do the Nvidia GPU fix but didn't give me an option to change that. So now I am just lost...
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    Question / Help Black Screen - Knights of the Old Republic

    So, I've been trying to get this working for a while, and I keep just getting a black screen. It used to be a little red dot, but I saw online to transform it to fit the screen, so I did, and now I've just got a big black screen. I'm being told audio is still going through, just not video. I'm...
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    Question / Help Display capture black after unplugging elgato hd60s

    Hello all, I am still new at this, and I am basically learning as I go, I just recently used an elgato hd60s to record my ps4, but I wanted to record my laptop screen to play some pc games and the screen is black, even though I unplugged the elgato from my laptop. I have searched the internet...
  7. dakotab

    Question / Help Trouble with Dead by Daylight - Black Screen

    Hello, I am having some trouble with getting a black screen when I try to record Dead by Daylight on my -main- computer: Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO AM4 CPU: AMD Ryzen 2600 GPU: NVIDIA GTX 1070-8G (Gigabyte) RAM: 2x8GB DDR4-2600 Windows 7 Ultimate Edition Some things I've already tried...
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    Question / Help Display, Game, and Window capture not working I've been going through forum posts trying to figure out a solution but have come up with nothing, so I figured I should start my own thread. It should show in the log report me going through and switching through the different captures, it always...
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    Question / Help black screen - intel integrated adapter only.

    Hi, I have a lenovo yoga laptop with OBS. I'm trying to stream my xbox using xbox app to the laptop then use OBS. When I do "game capture" or "windows capture" the screen preview shows blank with the cursor. I've read many posts about nvidia settings and adding obs to it.. but I have an intel...
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    Question / Help Recording Beat Saber gives black screen wile playing a song

    I tried to record Beat Saber for the first time today and noticed that I get black screen on the recording when I'm playing a song. Sound is fine and so is video during menus. It's only when I'm actually playing. I'm recording in "record a specific window" and I'm running the game on full screen...
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    Question / Help Need help to view application as obs source.

    Have a full screen application that I am trying to view as an OBS source. I have tried Window, Screen, and Display Capture. When I tried display capture it shows nothing. When I try window is shows some options but not the application I am trying to broadcast, and nothing in display...
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    Question / Help OBS Studio v22.0.2 Black Screen for Minecraft game capture. Help!

    Recently, I tried to record some Minecraft gameplay, only to see that OBS wasn't capturing the game whatsoever. I tried reinstalling OBS, removing and adding the game back as a source, and even tried looking up common reasons why it might happen. All to no prevail. Nvidia Shadowplay is able to...
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    Question / Help Black Screen, But Switch Devices Back and Forth It Starts Working

    My capture device just shows a black screen, but when I switch back to another device (camera or device not plugged in) then switch back it starts working. It's almost like it's not initializing correctly or something. Is there a setting somewhere I can force some kind of hard initialization...
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    Question / Help black screen

    I installed obs and got a black screen error and couldn't find a solution for this
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    Question / Help Fortnite will not capture..something to do with attempting to hook process: FortniteClient-Win64-Shipping.exe

    Hi all, Having a real hard time finding a fix to this. Fortnite will only give me a black screen when trying to game capture it. Seems to have something to do with attempting to hook process: FortniteClient-Win64-Shipping.exe. Here is the log.
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    Question / Help Windows screen for Fortnite game capture

    Hi all, After hours of reading the forums i still cant figure out the infamous black screen problem. Here is my log file. Any help would be much appreciated!!
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    Question / Help No preview, black output, only audio for all sources (first time user)

    Hi y'all, I'm a first time OBS user. I want to use it to record short clips for my PhD dissertation from Youtube, Netflix and others. I just spent the last two hours and a half trying to make it work, reading a million posts, and I'm close to giving up on the program, so any help is welcome...
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    Question / Help Questions about Capture Modes

    Hi, so i know these questions have been asked 1000 times and Ive been reading through them to try to figure out my issue but now im running into a problem i cant quite pinpoint. and have a few other questions. Just to get a few things out of the way, I have already Run it as Administrator, I...
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    Question / Help 2 major issues

    Hello, I am new to using OBS which is why I'm here ;D. Anyways I have 2 problems being that my recordings are an "flv" file and I was wondering if I could change them into instead becoming mp4 or something similar. The other thing being that in OBS I'm trying to record some Overwatch and I chose...