mac book pro

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    Needing help with getting scripts to work for Mac.

    Hi, I'm pretty new to OBS and I was trying to mess around with it and see what I could do. I used to really like watching Pokémon videos and I really liked how most of the YouTubers would use a layout. The one thing that really caught my eye in these layouts was the fact that if they were to...
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    OBS 30.1.2 Video Encoder Settings for Recording on a MacBook Pro Silicon M1

    Hi, I recently upgraded from OBS 28 to 30.1.2 and now see all kinds of other video encoders and codec options for recording. Since this version is so new, the options I see don't match any of the discussions/tutorials online I've come across. I previously recorded with Apple H264 Hardware...
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    OBS Studio 30.1 crashes on Mac OS when removing a source from a scene

    Issue: I noticed that OBS Studio 30.1 crashes consistently on Mac OS when removing a source from a scene, and prompts a report to MAC. This happens with both macOS Sonoma 14.3 and 14.4. Workaround: In case it is helpful for others, the work around is the following: The behavior is not...
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    Obs stuck on connecting

    so i havent streamed in awhile and i wanted to get back into it. i have a 2020 macbook pro that i was using for streaming and a pc that i use for gaming. the macbook was working fine and recently when i start the stream it doesnt start it just says connecting and nothing will happen. i dont get...
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    windows to mac backup compatible?

    I have been using OBS well on Windows 11 Pro. We are also working on backing up using OBS on macbook pro M3. I tried copying the obs-studio folder and exporting and importing scenes, but I couldn't. Is it possible to try this?
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    OBS not working on WhatsApp

    So i have been trying to use obs on whatsapp to teach my friends but its not been working for whatsapp on my mac os ventura version 13.1. i am also using the latest whatsapp version downloaded from their website not the app store. i have tried the option listed in the public forum. i have...
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    macbook pro frames rendering lag about every 3 seconds

    I'm using my Macbook pro(with M1 pro) to stream and record. And I found that although what I saw on the monitor was smooth, the obs was lagging. The most confusing thing is that about every 3 seconds the obs lag one frame. It is so cyclic !!!! Here is the stats, I think the reason is Disk full...
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    Video capture flickering after newest update on Mac.

    I'm using a Magewell capture card to connect MacBook Pro to Canon EOS R for live streaming church services on Facebook. Issues started since latest update. Never had problems before. Video feed just continually flickers in OBS and will not maintain connection on stream. Or will freeze and audio...
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    27.2.4 CPU Usage on Mac suddenly spiking?

    Below is a screenshot of my CPU load for the last 30 days, as you may have guessed I stream 1-2 times a week. However last nights stream was a total disaster. CPU maxed on all cores within 30 mins and OBS dropped frames every 1 or 2 minutes without fail. After reseting OBS, and then resetting my...
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    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...
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    System requirements

    Hi! I have tried to create a stream to Zoom from OBS using shared cameras (from 2 cell phones) with However it is lagging quite a bit as soon as I start the virtual camera stream in Zoom. Maybe I have to poor computer performance and/or internet connection. I have MacBook Pro with...
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    Big Sur and an Elementary School

    Hi! First time post! I am a technology teacher in an elementary school. We use OBS to live stream our school news every day. Our broadcast is awesome... live weather, multiple anchors, special segments, and even animated transitions created by students. Like an idiot, I updated our MacBook Pro...
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    obs looks terrible when im recording

    so im trying to record on my mac book pro which is a macbook pro 13-inch, processor- 2GHz Quad-core Intel Core i5, ram 32GB, graphics - intel iris plus graphics 1536 MB. And every single time i record the video its just terrible. Does any one know whats wrong and what settings i should use...
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    Application Not Responding

    I am using a brand new Macbook Pro. When I open a browser source the application freezes and stops responding. This leaves me with the only option to force quit. Please help me.