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  1. 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...
  2. P

    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...
  3. M

    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...
  4. T

    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...
  5. 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

    https://obsproject.com/logs/Ef5iJG6hQUtqCBzd 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...
  7. C

    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...
  8. S

    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...
  9. F

    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...
  10. J

    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...
  11. R

    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...
  12. F

    Question / Help black screen

    I installed obs and got a black screen error and couldn't find a solution for this
  13. R

    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. https://obsproject.com/logs/l0Blb7J1hHK2yync
  14. R

    Question / Help Windows 7..desktop..black 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!! https://obsproject.com/logs/TUwxIkxXKIMAY-SR
  15. L

    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...
  16. C

    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...
  17. B

    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...
  18. X

    Question / Help [Solved] - Dell Intel/AMD graphics laptop black display capture workaround

    I have been fighting this for months and have finally figured out a workaround so I thought I would share since I haven't been able to find a solution online that suggested this. Hopefully this saves someone some headache (maybe add this to the blank display capture sticky?) TLDR: With an...
  19. A

    Question / Help Computer Lag

    Hi everyone, I was wondering why my computer was lagging when I was trying to record 1080p League Of Legends Content. My rig should be able to do it with a breeze but I don't know why it can't. Here are my specs: Dell G7 Laptop: I7-8750H 8 Cores 4.1ghz GTX 1060 6gb MAX-Q 8gb RAM 128GB SSD 1tb...
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