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    Question / Help Lag while using DroidCam & USB Mixer

    Recently, I have experienced an issue where I find a lag in the video coming from my DroidCam source (using usb) and using my audio mixer (Yamaha MG10XU through usb). prior to this I had no lag while using DroidCam and the built in microphone (of my phone through DroidCam). But since the last...
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    Hello, new user here so I apologize if this question is covered somewhere else - I can't seem to find anything. I just finished recording a video interview where I used OBS to record myself using my webcam and then did a (fullscreen) zoom recording of the interviewee. I know have two files...
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    Question / Help OBS lagging out of no where

    hey was streaming this morning fine as could be, took a break for lunch and when i returned and re started the stream its all laggy. the preview in obs is lagging as is my stream. but the game on my monitor is not lagging and running fine. i haven't changed anything and have been using my...
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    Question / Help First timer trouble.....

    I have a mid-2012 MacBook... Put in some updated hardware (ssd and 16 gb ram) in hopes to be able to stream some live music with very basic graphic enhancements.... But every time I try to stream I've been getting "encoder overload" messages.... I use a yamaha mg10xu usb mixer, my iPhone...
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    Question / Help Recorded video lags

    Hello, I'm very new to OBS and don't quiet understand everything. I'm using my Elgato HD60 pro as my game capture and my computer is brand new. I'll record a video without issue and when i play the recording back, it'll lag alittle more than often.
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    Question / Help Laggy Game Recording

    So when I record a game in OBS Studio with Game Capture or Display Capture, the video turns out laggy. I'm not lagging in the game. Thanks for help GeForce RTX 2080 AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 6-Core Processor
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    Question / Help Lag after record

    Hi there, i have a problem, when I record everything is fine, after I end recording and open the video it lags and looks like some frames had been skipped! HELP My log file: OBS 25.0.8 (64-bit, windows)
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    Question / Help Another not smooth recording while my game run smoothly

    Hi everyone ! I recently tried to record The Witcher 2 with OBS. While my game stays around 60 fps, the record isn't smooth and it stutters, not very pleasant for the eye. I try what I found the forum; disable game mode, disable game dvr, enable vsync in-game, using the wizard assistant to...
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    Question / Help Webcam Program Laggy While In-Game

    So I am using Droidcam and my old phone as my webcam since I don't have a good webcam right now. But as soon as I start a game, Droidcam becomes very laggy, gets slow-motion or just delays 5-10sec. However, when I'm in a game menu, or when I alt+tab out of the game it goes back to normal. I...
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    Question / Help bad quality

    hey , i got some troubke that makes me wanna record with action but obs is way better than it , i got gtx 1050 and intel core i7 but when i record any game i got lag and drops in the video 'sry for my bad en' suggest me some good settings pls :[
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    Question / Help Heavy Stream Lag to Twitch on an Aging Macbook Air

    Hi all, My first stream to Twitch from OBS was really rocky. The audio seemed to run fine but the video lagged way behind and eventually halted altogether. I'm using an old Iphone for my webcam using the OBS Camera app. I think my internet connection was solid: I ran an ethernet cable directly...
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    Question / Help No matter what i do my recordings always end up choppy and laggy

    Hey everyone, i want to start recording videos but its literally impossible. Ive seen so many youtube videos but every setting i try either makes the game lag so much while recording, or the game smooth but really laggy and choppy recording, ive tried autoconfigure and anything but nothing is...
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    Question / Help Lag issue when trying to stream video call overlay with a display capture

    Hey question.. So I have a 16" macbookpro with catalina 10.15.3 with OS 24.0.6 and Im trying to Live stream a video call while having a display capture up so its basically a window capture from discord video call top right and my own camlink from a nikon in to my macbook (so two windows)...
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    Question / Help Fallout 4 + OBS = Massive Screen Tearing/Input Lag

    Hi all, Trying to stream Fallout 4, but 1) Streamlabs likes to crash as soon as I open the game and 2) i'm getting crazy amounts of lag. I've attached the log report. I attempted to lower resolution and graphic settings of the game, which didn't make much difference. I have zero problems...
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    Question / Help Encoding Lag, Can't Figure Out Why

    Will anyone be able to help me as I sometimes get crazy high encoding lag and I can't figure out why. Most of the time it will stay at around 2% or less, but at times it can reach as high as 40% of a recording. The log is posted below and I recorded multiple files in a 6 or so hour span. The...
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    Question / Help GPU below 30% sutters every 5 sec

    Hello everyone, as the title indicates I have problems recording in all possible configurations. My hardware is. Ryzen 5 3600x GTX 1080 Ram16gb 3200mhz 1 TB SSD 1440P monitor 144hz limited to 60 with rivatuner msi afterburner Things I have tested. Change the native resolution to 1080p, rescale...
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    Question / Help Laggy recording.

    I’m new to all this and have no idea about numbers, or anything but it lags on my recordings but it’s not lagging on my game? Can someone help me sort this please all I want to do is record videos to put on YouTube! This is so stressful please help!
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    Question / Help Ripsaw HD audio output strange behavior

    Hello! Recently bought a capture card Razer Ripsaw HD and everything work perfectly except one strange thing - when I choose ripsaw as audio output device from computer (to listen some music in headphones that connected directly to ripsaw) game capture starts to lag as hell. But there is no...
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    Question / Help OBS Aufnhamen laggen..Ingame ist alles gut

    Log ist im Anhang. Kurz zu meinem Computer: AMD MPG X570 Gaming Edge Wifi AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Sapphire Radeon RX 5700 XT Nitro+ 116 GB DDR4-3200 Videos werden gespeichert auf eine Samsung 860 EVO SSD Spiele sind auf der HDD So wie gesagt, meine Aufnahmen laggen extrem. Ich habe gefühlt schon...
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    Question / Help Game looks choppy on my screen even tho I have high fps!?!?

    CS:GO, even tho I have a high framerate still looks choppy when obs is focused on it. The problem is that on obs/recording/stream it looks smooth as butter. Here are my components if it helps Cpu: Coffee Lake Core i7 9700K 3.60GHz box GPU: Gigabyte Radeon RX 480 Windforce 8GB GDDR5 256bit...