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  1. K

    Sources within a scene not showing

    Hey Can anyone help me with an issue I'm having - it seems that sources in my scene just won't open - I have a number of video clips that should trigger when points on my twitch channel are redeemed or I can trigger them using a streamdeck. I've uploaded my log from the weekends stream - the...
  2. Avedia

    Frequent Crashing and Camera doesn't want to pick up sound or show in scenes

    Hey I've been having lots of camera issues with OBS lately. I'm using the 20.1.3 version. It started to crash a lot recently too. Can anyone help?
  3. S

    Recording/Encoding Issues?

    Hello! So I've been recording Persona 5 Strikers, and I have been getting these weird, distorted frames when I upload to YouTube. This happens to me commonly and I don't see anyone having this problem. I don't know if it's OBS or just my hard drive or something. Here is my log...
  4. R

    Hi, Currently experiencing multiple issues with obs shutting down and weird lag spikes. New to this software.

    Hi, after looking at multiple threads I have tried to fix the issues but must make this post after some attempts.
  5. E

    Recording MKV files only

    I am recording my streams on my sd card (high quality/definition) but it keeps saving as mkv (which is what i want), but also as mp4 (which i don't, it's a waste of data). I dont see an option to just choose mkv, as a matter of fact i don't see where it says I am also recording as mp4. can...
  6. S

    a lot of pixelation/blurriness when streaming

    i get a lot of pixelation when i'm streaming and it seems to happen when there are too many things happening in-game here's a clip where you can see what i'm talking about (watch in fullscreen) https://clips.twitch.tv/ResourcefulBoldYakDansGame this happens in other games aswell not just in...
  7. B

    PLEASE HELP!!! SERIOUS ISSUES!! Preview full screen issues

    PLEASE! someone help! i am having a huge proplem with obs! When i click on preview full screen it goes either to dark screen with wonky colors or it goes to grey! also the mouse cursor has some knarly trailing behind it. Sometimes i can even color in the whole screen with the trail os the...
  8. D

    Flickering gameplay when recording -.-

    I'm trying to fix flickering (blinking images) in my recorded gameplay. (Actual video here) Most of it is with in-game images like the upper left map blinking, navigation compass, and others, as you can see. While gaming, it's super clear, clean, crisp, and smooth but not in my recorded videos...
  9. CravenInsomniac

    Having issues using existing Sources

    Hi, As of the most recent update 25.0.8 (64bit ver.) I've been experiencing bugs when attempting to use existing sources (via "Add Existing") in general. For context on how I have everything setup; I'm using multiple scene collections, and I'm using the same general group of sources (Welcome...
  10. HardyF1

    Encoding Overloaded intermittently, Doesnt resolve when lowering settings / Output Resolution HELP?

    Hey all, So ive been using OBS for many years now and ive never really had a single issue with it untill last month where i now randomly get "encoding overloaded" warnings at the bottom of obs when i stream and record. Things i have tried to resolve the issue includes: Lowering the output to...
  11. fac3thew1nd

    I stream perfectly fine on Streamlabs OBS. I use OBS Studio to record videos without streaming, w/ laggy playback, stutter, with seemingly no cause.

    As the title suggests, I stream perfectly fine on Streamlabs OBS. I am attempting to use OBS studio to record videos with the NVENC encoder, however no matter what I try on video settings, rescaling (or lack thereof), CQP, VBR, CBR, Lossless doesn't even let me watch the final product; I cannot...
  12. Scandy

    Question / Help OBS Basically Uncooperative

    PROBLEM: Frankly, my recordings of gameplay look subpar at best. While recording Dark Souls Remastered (DS:R), I experience basically no frame or performance drops, though loading times are slightly longer. However, recordings are kinda low quality and barely having consistent frames. WHAT I...
  13. R

    Question / Help Help me with OBS settings for me to record without OBS frame drop

    Hi, I have been struggling on what recording settings to use when I want to record my games as I play. My game can run between 100-267 frames but with OBS has I change different settings to not have any drop frames, my OBS lags, and drops frames and I would really like help on what settings to...
  14. D

    Question / Help NDI Output Settings Not Showing Up Under Tools In OBS

    Hello, I am new to OBS and streaming. I have recently downloaded OBS and learned about NDI for streaming off of one computer and using the other computer for the bulk of my processing. I recently installed the latest version of OBS with no problems. I then installed the 4.7.1 NDI with the 4.0+...
  15. M

    Question / Help Window Capture Remains Black

    Hi all, It's the first time I'm working with OBS and my first post here, I hope I'm on the right place. I'm using the latest version, but for some reason whenever I try to record a specific Window - it detects it, but remains black. Screenshot: https://pasteboard.co/IZeyNvZ.png Recording...
  16. C

    Question / Help All troubleshooting steps done, still dropping frames

    Hey everyone. So I'm a bit confused. I've been going over the steps in relation to Network Dropped Frames for OBS and I am unable to identify where my issue lies. I've been having frame drops kind of consistently, not to a point where I have a full disconnect but they are little drops here...
  17. K

    Question / Help Game fps drops with capturing DSLR as webcam

    Hey guys, to start here are my specs: single pc stream with i7 8700, 2070 super, 16gb ram, streaming 720p60 at 5500 bitrate. My main game is CSGO and when i stream with normal webcam or without it I have no performance issue. But when I connect my dslr as a webcam with elgato hd 60s and I...
  18. V

    Question / Help Weird Popping Noise at Random Occurences

    Hello everyone, I've been experiencing a very weird issue that I cannot seem to pinpoint the source, and worse yet it happens randomly. I get this weird tick/clip/popping noise every now and then for like a split second and I cannot seem to resolve it. I've reinstalled my audio drivers...
  19. C

    Question / Help Game Audio Issues

    I'm new to OBS and recording in general. Right now the only issue I'm encountering has to deal with my audio. To clarify beforehand, all audio is being recorded, it's just that my recorded game audio comes out sounding very... Airy. It sounds light, lacks bass, and some noises arent as loud...
  20. D

    Question / Help I have a gripe with the GPU Overload Issue Guide

    About this page I have problem with: https://obsproject.com/wiki/GPU-overload-issues It says: No you shouldnt do that. Yes its right that the monitor cant do more than its refreshrate - but everything else still can do: Game Engine, Input devices etc still run on the high fps and actually...
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