encoder error

  1. C

    "An encoder error occured while streaming"

    This error message started popping up in Novemeber. At first it would sometimes go away but now it shows up immediately upon starting to stream. Here is my log: https://obsproject.com/logs/9AxTFGZSrsgROfP5
  2. M

    Changing bitrate to any value results in "An encoder error occurred while streaming"

    Basically what the title says. - If i change bitrate it drops to 0 as soon as i hit apply. And gives me the window with the message in the title. - Never had this issue, brand new installation of OBS just to make sure it wasnt a problem with plugins or stuff like that. - Double PC setup with...
  3. C

    Obs Encoder Error nvEncLockBitstream failed 8

    Hello I recently upgraded to an RTX 4080 from an RTX 3080, uninstalled prior drivers with DDU etc and card has been working great except whenever i run OBS i routinely get this error, i've tried closing out of all background applications but still get this error. Any advice? Thanks
  4. K

    OBS is freezing randomly while streaming

    Hey everyone, Since 10th Oktober 2022 my OBS freezes randomly when I stream. The Bitrate drops to 0, stream ends and I can only close OBS when I go into the Task Manager. Sometimes my OBS says, that my encoder needs too long to encode (5s) and I have no idea why it do it. Before I didnt had any...
  5. K

    Only "old" Nvenc encoder seeable in latest version of OBS

    Hey, I have the problem that my OBS (28.0.3) x64 version only allows the "old" NVENC encoder to choose. I have a GTX 1660 SUPER and normally it should shows the "NVIDIA NVENC H.264 (new)" but in my case it only shows the "NVIDIA NVENEC H.264" encoder. I have no idea why it do that and OBS is...
  6. V

    encoder error/Ошибка кодировщика

    After the latest update, I can't record videos. I record them through a pause, that is, when I need to record, I turn it on, when I don’t need it, I put it on pause. Everything was fine before the update, now after unpausing it says "An encoder error occurred during recording: NVIDIA NVENC H.264...
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    Encoder Error after OBS update

    Since the OBS update on September 2, I've had issues. I could not stream on September 3 due to an "encoder error" when I hit the button to start streaming. I WAS able to stream on September 4. Since then I have not been able to stream at all. I get the same error every time I try to start...
  8. MetallicAllex

    OBS 28.0.1 can use the old QSV encoder but not the old NVENC encoder?

    My NVIDIA graphics card is relatively old (GeForce GT 735M) and has been updated to the latest version of the driver. The previous version 27.2.4 of OBS Studio can use hardware NVENC encoding. Yesterday, I received an update prompt. After the upgrade is completed as required, start the software...
  9. C

    Problems AMD encoder

    Hello, I have a AMD HD 6750 graphics card, and OBS does not recognizes it. It only shows x264 on encoder, and my CPU can't handle the recording, so the FPS drops a lot
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    NVENC Encoding Error while streaming Half Life: Alyx on Quest 2 using Air Link

    Hi so I've been trying to stream Half Life: Alyx using OBS but every time I get to a loading zone the game crashes when the next level is loading in. I've gotten the same error every time: "An encoder error occured while streaming: NVENC Error: get_encoded_packet: nv.nvEncLockBitstream(s...
  11. Sakura De Francesco

    Sudden Encloder Overload - Was not an issue before

    Hi everyone, my PC is new, I requested a PC exactly for streaming purposes where I could stream high quality games at high quality streams. It was working fine for a few months but now OBS says that the Encloder is overloaded and hiccups during the stream. I have tried literally every solution I...
  12. A

    Recording Error: An encoder error occurred while recording

    Every time I try to record using OBS the system freezes for a few seconds and gives me the message: "An encoder error occurred while recording" This is my first time trying to use OBS to record gameplay. Log file: https://obsproject.com/logs/mUeSGECEjembE4b0
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    AMD Ryzen Encoder Problem

    Since a few month back I start having this problem were I notice that my stream start lagging and then goes back to normal, I notice it since i upgrade my ram to a new one. I was streaming with Ryzen 3 3200g 8 GB ram ( 2 x 4gb ram) @ 2666 mhz no OC after I upgrade to 12gb ram ( 4gb + 8 gb ) @...
  14. S

    Advanced output no longer allows me to stream due to Driver Update

    A few months back, I decided to randomly update my Nvidia Graphics drivers which I haven't updated in at least 2 years or more. after that update I was no longer able to use Advanced output mode to stream because I would get this error: Before then I was able to use Advanced output mode to...
  15. Moinul Moin

    when I click on start recording, it closes, I don't know it crashes or not but it vanishes in no time

    I can't use obs for recording/streaming. it closes, I don't know it crashes or not but it vanishes in no time when I click on start recording. I did install/uninstall obs a couple of times and also my GPU driver. no changes! here is the log: https://obsproject.com/logs/kqcL81VrQL4f61jp help me
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    OBS Studio an encoder error occurred while recording

    I have installed the 'OBS-Studio-26.1.1-Full-Installer-x64' and also tried installing the version 'OBS-Studio-27.2.4-Full-Installer-x64' getting OBS Studio an encoder error message. To fix this I tried the below solution by reading on the forum. 1. Tried Output -> output mode<Simple> changed...
  17. R

    Someone help me, I can't record cause it keeps saying "encoder error" while recording.

  18. J

    An encoder error occurred while recording.

    It appears there is no one watching the previous thread for "Encoder errors" anymore, so I took the liberty to start another one. I just downloaded OBS as per recommendations from a friend, however, the very first time I tried running it, I got the error message below. Log ======>...
  19. Z

    GPU driver crashes while recording

    gpu driver crashes while recording for around 2-3 minutes, screen goes black and need to restart. have tried with both x264 and nvenc options, both failed, when using NVENC option i get the encoder error while recording message, when using x264 I dont. have tried updating and reverting gpu...
  20. S

    Encoder Error while streaming

    Hi there I've been streaming on this exact pc for a long while now with no issues until about a month ago. Sometimes when I play games it will crash my stream with the error "Encoder Error" after playing the game for about 5 or less minutes but then some games will not crash at all but about a...