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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...
  2. marcosbacon

    Video created in OBS will slow down or crash FCPX

    Below you can see how I configured OBS to create my videos. I use it to create videos like the ones you can watch here: Do you know better configs for editing videos on FCPX?
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    Steam game internal audio no sound in obs

    So i did download Black hole, soundflower etc. so i can be able to record internal audio on my mac. It works fine with youtube spotify etc sounds. But when i open a steam game there's no sound playing. Why? How do i fix this?
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    OBS Studio Crashing on Startup via Mac Pro

    Anytime I open OBS Studio it'll just give me an error message saying it crashed. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling multiple times, but doesn't seem to work. I am just using OBS Studio to capture my screen while my PC laptop is streaming the content. Thanks for your help! This is the error...
  5. K

    Best OBS Setting For Mac - Screen Recording (Not Streaming)

    Hi, I just need to record myself which I do via Camo Studio in OBS using my phone (let me know if there are better solutions using a wired connection) And I need to have the video of me (Video Capture) as a thumbnail on top of my Window Capture. I tried setting the video to 1920x1080 but the...
  6. johnathansmith1969

    Upgraded and now crashing..

    I just upgraded my OBS for the first time.. I am not running OBS 27.2.2 (mac), I started to get some crashing so I wanted to look at the current log and I wanted to clean up some stuff.. I dont think the following is why I am crashing but I would love to clean up all the "FAILD" messge.. can...
  7. O

    OBS Crash upon Cut, Audio Sources Not Detected

    Hi guys, Our OBS has been crashing upon transition and audio sources goes undetected from time to time. Your help is much appreciated in identifying the issue form the crash log. Version 27.1.3 Crash log:

    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...
  9. R

    OBS capped FPS of Game

    Hi, I got myself a new 2018 Mac Mini (Mojave 10.14.6) and set up OBS to stream Starcraft 2. Playing the game, I had 200+ FPS, but once I did a test stream with OBS my in-game FPS stays at 60. Now even when I play the game without OBS running it flickers between 59-60 FPS as if there was some...
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    Failed to initialize video. Your GPU may not be supported, or your graphics drivers may need to be updated. | Please help!

    Hi I was using OBS a few days ago and It was working fine. But when I adjusted the resolution and I assume that I made an error it started to act funny. Now every time that I open the application I get this following message "Failed to initialize video. Your GPU may not be supported, or your...
  11. Zolja007

    Mac M1 + OBS + Facebook Live

    So, I've been testing OBS with Mac mini M1 streaming on Facebook. Found out the cleanest way to stream with minimal to no issue. Mac mini m1 16gb ram 512ssd 2 monitors, 1 through HDMI the other through usb-c converter Using CalDigit TS3 Also tested the settings without it and it worked, but...
  12. nokaraoke

    Guide to creating a Traktor “now playing” overlay for OBS

    Hey everyone, I’ve written up a guide to creating your own “Now Playing” overlay for OBS and Traktor 3 on Mac. Hope you find it useful! here’s the link:
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    Failed to get token from remote: SSL certificate problem : certificate has expired" OBS 27.1.3 Mac

    Hi! Since yesterday, where i had to force quit obs because my mac was crashing, i can not connect my obs to my twitch anymore and these is this message appearing: Failed to authenticate with Twitch: Failed to get token from remote: SSL certificate problem: certificate has expired and this...
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    help! When trying to set up audio from discord to obs, it only makes a weird squeaking noise.

    so obs is up to date, and discord and my soundboard (ableton) are in the same audio output (multi output device). i can hear everything that comes from ableton just fine, but the discord audio is super distorted. It happens when ableton is closed and the audios are separate, but no matter what...
  15. EnzoCast

    Best Setting at the Lowest Cost to CPU

    TLDR: What are the best settings when you can't do 1080p. I've been streaming at 720p/60fps just fine on my M1 MacBook Pro. I was using 3500 Bitrate, and Base Canvas + Output Scaled where set to 720p + CPU Usage Preset 'veryfast'. On average OBS was running at 27% to 35% at a push. I always ran...
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    Mac, Elgato Capture Card HD60 S+ - frozen picture

    I recently bought an Elgato capture card HD60 S+ for streaming my Xbox. I have a MacBook Air with all the right specs so should be fine, however as soon as I plug My capture card into my monitor and mac and load it up in Obs, it’s just a frozen picture of my game and doesn’t move. Please help as...
  17. andrews54757

    Hardware Encoder on M1 Pro Overloads Horrifically

    The hardware encoder on M1 Pro using OBS 27.1.3 is not performing well. Recording using the base resolution of the screen (3024x1964), the hardware encoder will overload just by drag-shaking the OBS window rapidly with nothing else running at the same time. There are many dropped frames in the...
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    Black flash for 0.1 sec when I move across 2 monitors

    Hello everyone, I faced a problem, using OBS on my mac with m1 pro. I have two displays connected to make videos, OBS sees only one of them, therefore I can capture 1 window on first display, and do some other stuff on the another display simultaneously. But here is the deal – when i click on...
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    Desktop Audio Capture became very quiet all of a sudden on Mac

    Hello everyone! Desktop Audio Capture became very quiet all of a sudden last week, like 4 times quieter than it used to be. So when I'm doing my Youtube-streams, viewers can hear me perfectly, but not my guests in a proper way. I have been using Soundflower, and I tried to fix it by myself both...
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    "Duplicated audio frames" in recordings

    Hey everyone, I'm very new to all of this, so I don't know even where to start. I tried Google but couldn't come up with the right keywords. Here's my problem: in a recording once in a while (maybe once in 5-10 minutes) I hear "duplicated audio frames". What I mean is, for example, someone is...