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    Skype Video (guest) lagging

    Hey there, would love any ideas/suggestions for help... I use OBS to bring in guests for interviews via Skype. Over the past few weeks, every guest I've had has experienced glitchy video feeds within OBS. Their video will stall for 3-6 seconds (audio remains unaffected), and then eventually...
  2. T

    How to fix lag/stuttering on Mac for streaming games

    Not sure if this works for all macs but this solution worked for me (2021 M1 Pro MacBook). Last week I tried streaming a game (Stardew Valley), and while the game ran perfectly fine for me on my screen, the output from OBS was dropping tons of frames and lagging half a second behind. To fix...
  3. Cypteur

    94.2% GPU Overload, tried solutions but doesn't work

    I've been getting some serious lag on my output recording, and apparently it's because of GPU Overload (checked through analyzer). I've tried every possible solution I could find, like turning on Vsync, capping the FPS, running as administrator, so on and so on. Turning the graphics settings...
  4. Telling Or Something Like

    Help with laggy OBS

    I have been trying to film a video in obs for a while now. I have two problems: 1. OBS' framerate is terrible, and it was never bad like this. 2. Whenever I start recording it starts streaming - How do I fix that? It says "Encoding overload!" or something like that, and tells me to lower the...
  5. J

    Random fps drops

    Hey guys, im having a weird problem of having my fps or frametime not acting normal on obs. Like once in like lets say 20-30 mins it feels like obs just decides to skip some frames or starts combining then not corretly. The output feels stuttery, yet theres no recording or encoding lag it...
  6. J

    obs virtual cam with zoom meeting problem

    Hello, first a greeting and apologize if I'm not writing in the right place. Until recently I have used obs without problem to give online piano lessons through zoom meeting. The configuration of my pc is ryzen 5 3600 and Msi rx5500xt with 16gb of ram and a 1080p 75hz monitor. It transmitted...
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    How can I prevent the preview window from lagging my videos?

    I was using OBS for a while and everything was fine until one day it wasn't. It was lagging like crazy and I didn't know why. I did everything like changing settings, disabling game mode and more, but it didn't fix it. For some reason, removing the preview window removed all sort of lag on my...
  8. T

    OBS Lags Seemingly No Matter What

    I apologize if this may be a silly issue, and I don't have a log file available, but I will share what information I can. Seemingly no matter what settings I try, I ALWAYS get some spots of lag during my OBS recordings and it's really frustrating. I am recording a Nintendo Switch at 1080p30...
  9. Full Pay Gaming

    Skipped and missed frames on 2 pc set up!?!?

    I have a 2 pc setup. So only thing Im doing on streaming pc is streaming, so super confused why I am having skipped and missed frames. Have a Ryzen 3900k with 1080ti in my streaming pc. Mainly it was skipped frames, but pretty sure I seen missed frames section red before stopping stream. It...
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    OBS preview lag + mimic in recordings

    I am trying to record ps5 with Elgato HD60 S OBS Preview lags every 3-4 seconds and recordings mimic this behavior. Example: https://youtu.be/xXLULR8Lk0A I did a 1hr recording and here are the logs: https://obsproject.com/logs/UbQJSqx0lORdwV07
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    I need some assistance.

    Hello all, first-time poster here. I'm sure you've all heard this a million times before, but I was hoping if I could get some assistance with my laptop. It's quite underpowered- a Dell XPS 15 9550 with an Intel Core i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.6 GHz (4 cores, 8 logical processors), 32 GB of RAM, and 1TB...
  12. R

    Blurry And Laggy OBS

    Hello, i have been trying to use obs and its blurry/laggy do you have any ideas preferably over 720p my specs are Ryzen 5 3600 16GB T.FORCE RAM GTX 960 2gb i don't know why this is happening if anyone knows please let me know thanks -RedXC ps. the photo below is how it looks
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    Lagging / crashing

    Im trying to start recording more videos for my youtube channel so it can grow but the only software I know to record lags and crashes game's such as Minecraft, osu. I've tried multiple things on the net and another problem is that I'm not sure how to change my CPU for obs which is said to be a...
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    Severe recording delays and cpu consumption when adding external monitor to scene

    Hi OBS Community, Need some help. I am running 27.2.0 on my late 2018 MacBook Pro (Quad-Core I5). I am using the Apple VT H264 Hardware Encoder at 3000 Kbps and recording to an .MP4 at 1920x1080 30 FPS. I can record my Webcam (C920) and Mac Laptop Monitor (Full Screen) without any issue at all...
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    Low bitrate when My network is good

    Hello, recently i've been having issues with streaming. I have a 50-60mbps of upload speed but OBS will only let me stream at most, 1500Kbps. Is this an issue with OBS or is it my ISP? i've tried reinstalling OBS and resetting my router, but nothing works. Is something limiting me from using...
  16. J

    Duplicates frames in recording / streams

    I have been heavily troubled by having duplicated frames in my recording / streams causing stutters on stream. No encoding or rendering lag reported or dropped frames by twitch I have extremely powerful pc 12900k + 3080ti, i have my games fps locked and never close to maxing out system. Using...
  17. Glourung

    My recording stutters though the game works fine

    This is how my output settings look like: I've recorded a game, in which I have 200+ FPS and no lags. I noticed some stuttering in the resulting video. The video settings are set to 60 FPS, the result however feels more like 15. Process Priority is set to High. I may not have a top tier PC, but...
  18. QKIIII

    Screen recording (no streaming) Video randomly freezes

    I've been using OBS to record youtube tutorials. I don't use any streaming, just for local recording. Consistently I've been experiencing that the videos will have spots about every 2-3 minutes where the video will freeze, audio continues, for 5-10 seconds and then resume. I've checked the...
  19. Turbolego

    Virtual Camera becomes laggy over time gradually

    Specs: Windows 10 Pro, v.21H1, build 19043.1466 OBS Studio 27.1.3 (64 bit) Logitech c920 webcam Setup: 1 Scene 3 Sources: Logitech C920 - Custom resolution: 1920x1080 and Filter: Chroma Key (green) Video file (local file, .mp4 format) - with loop and Filter: Chroma Key (green) Image file...
  20. sonicgalaxy27

    Video file lagging issues

    Well, I may have solve the out of sync problem in OBS software 2 months ago, but now, I'm having some serious trouble with the lags now in my video file. Every time I record my new game Pokémon Legends and save my recording, the video file that I save just started lagging for no reason. Yes this...
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