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    PC Continues to Freeze for the 100th+ Time This Year While Only Using OBS Studio

    I've asked for help by searching up solutions and fixes related to my PC freezing while using OBS Studio. I've asked on the OBS Discord, watched some YouTube videos, executed System File Checker on the Command Prompt, bought a new PC with Windows 11 since my previous desktop also has that issue...
  2. C

    Recording keeps freezing.

    Hello I am trying to record gameplay footage for some videos, but the recording just freezes part way through while i'm recording. I am by no means an expert so i was wondering if anyone can help.
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    HELP!!! Recordings have non-stop frame freezing.

    Every 5 seconds or so, the recording video's frame will freeze while the audio goes on per normal. I have tried uninstalling, reinstalling. Making it a high priority in task manager. Tried a low bitrate, and a high bitrate (50 mb/s) which produced no difference. Tried the x264 encoder. Even the...
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    Video Freezing in the Middle of a LiveStream

    Hello, So we have a church stream that we use OBS to stream every Sunday. We've had a problem every now and then where the video will randomly freeze and the only way to restart it is to close OBS and then open it again. So far we've been lucky in that until last Sunday whenever that happened...
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    OBS freeze / Lag / Stops but no crash report - 10 times a day

    Hi! i will attach a log. OBS doesnt work since 2 weeks. After a while the sound gets very laggy and crunchy. than it freeze. Every day every stream. sometimes after 10 min - sometimes after 4 hours. i have to restart it 10 times a day. Not good for a full time streamer. Any Ideas? I have none...
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    OBS freezing after choosing a local text file for text GDI

    Hello guys i have the issue that my OBS freezes every time i choose a local text file for a GDI source. i want to show latest follower etc.
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    PC is STILL Freezing my entire PC at random.

    Sometimes I don't even need to be streaming. What the heck is going on? Here's the log. I have reinstalled OBS multiple times, This has been happening since before 27.2.4 - I rebuilt my PC and got the most recent version. I keep my OBS up to date...
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    Image freezes in game capture

    The picture freezes in the "game capture" source. This happens as follows: when the game starts, its window is captured, but the picture immediately freezes. At the same time, capture from other sources (for example, a webcam) proceeds normally. Changing the capture mode and priority has no...
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    My PC Completely Freezes When Streaming With OBS Studio (Running on Windows 11)

    I've been streaming with OBS Studio for many years and ever since I got my gaming PC back in 2018, it's been smooth! Then until around Fall 2021, my PC has been receiving issues where my entire PC freezes via a black screen and blue screen error, and it's been happening many times. So I bought a...
  10. Dala

    OBS freezes / crashes when alt tab - Is this a Windows 11 issue or OBS issue? How to fix it?

    Hi all! I have been dealing with my stream crashing multiple times. I've noticed this usually happens when I tab in/out of the game to check chat on OBS or to use Chrome to change the music I'm listening to, or check on something else on twitch creator dashboard. What happens is that...
  11. K

    Video Capture Device Bug - OBS Not Responding and no capture card image

    I can't attach a log unfortunately, but there is still a bug that I have happening with OBS where I can't even add a new Video Capture Device. Selecting the option sends the entire program into (Not Responding). I normally have no issues with the input, but when I do it always crashes it with no...
  12. Copain

    OBS Freeze when clicking on "Settings" button

    When I click on the 'Settings' button, OBS seems to seek to open the menu but nothing appears. After a few seconds OBS freezes and I see a blue wheel turning a loop in place of my cursor. This step seems endless. If I click in the OBS window, a white veil appears and nothing happens. I seem to...
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    Bitrate dropping to 0 kb/s and OBS freezing at random

    Here's my last log file I'm having this problem for several months/OBS updates now. At random, my OBS will freeze and Bitrate will drop to 0 requiring me to kill OBS in task manager in order to restart the stream. It can happen with 10 minutes of stream or 10 hours, it can happen every day or...
  14. DavidVanScouten

    After updating OBS 27.2.x facecam freezes randomly.

    Hello community, I need your help: After installing the first version of 27.2.x, the camera image of my webcam 'NexiGo N60' freezes in different time intervals. I never had this before. Now I am using OBS version 27.2.3 and still have the same problem. I have been putting my system, camera...
  15. The_Raging_Viking

    PC / OBS / Stream all freeze

    Hello, I have been streaming at 720p/60fps on my gaming PC (i7, 1080, 16GB RAM) for some time now, and have started to encounter what I feel is a series of cascading and compounding issues with my games, OBS, and my PC all freezing. However, several months ago, I've been slowly having growing...
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    OBS freezing while streaming+recording

    For the past 3 days (23/02, 24/02, 25/02) my OBS will freeze randomly while I am simultaneously streaming to Twitch and recording. I've tried switching from mkv to mp4 but nothing changed. I'll attach a zip file with the logs, tell me if you need more info. Thank you in advance
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    Memory leak while streaming

    While streaming, I've been having major memory leaks where I've watched the RAM usage climb all the way up it 11GB of RAM, slow down my computer, FPS drops to around 11FPS and then forces my stream to disconnect. My computer specs are: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 32GB Ram Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti Windows 11 I...
  18. Fan4eG

    Filters make OBS "not responding"

    hey there. I need some help. a day mb 2 ago my obs starts to freeze when Im right clicking on window w/game and select filters. its just shows me the white "blank" window and a second later OBS just "not responding" and makes me end the process. I have reinstalled OBS twice. n removing all...
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    Game Capture Freezing, Slows Computer Down, Have To Close OBS To Fix

    I've been having an issue lately where my computer will slow down and my OBS capture will freeze. Closing OBS fixes all problems. I've got 2 log files to share. The first one, OBS had been open for about 30 mins before the issue occurred, while the second one, OBS had been open for mere seconds...
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    OBS freezing every time I close it (Crash report and Log files included)

    I really need help from someone with experience who can tell me either how to resolve the crashes or what the specific cause is. This is giving me cancer. Much appreciated.