macos catalina

  1. O

    Can't screen record on MacOS

    I am running MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 on a macbook air (not sure what year it is) I have uninstalled and reinstalled OBS twice, and it still doesn't appear in the Screen Recording options in system preferences. I can only display capture the OBS window. Can someone please help me with this? (and...
  2. andreslfc

    Hotkeys stop working after a few minutes

    Hello, I've used OBS a bit for about a year, but I've just now started to get more into it to speed up my process for producing training videos. I have set up 3 scenes that I need to keep switching between during my recordings. I set up Hotkeys for these scenes as well as for...
  3. tombeew

    OBS Appearence Program forgets position and docks

    Hi, whenever I start OBS, the program starts with a small windows and forget the last width and position at my screen. Is this normal or do I make a mistake? Also OBS did not show the "small windows" of the plugin Source Dock which I put i.e. between Sources and Audio... Is there a trick or any...
  4. B

    Mac OS 10.15.7 - Catalina

    I am running Mac OS 10.15.7 - Catalina. I can't seem to find the OBS software I installed. Does it not work with this version of Mac OS?
  5. G

    Preview and Recording Lag

    I am running a iMac 2019 and experiencing unusable preview and recording/streaming lag I am unable to use OBS for anything because of awful lag in my preview window and my recordings. I have tried opening through terminal to a fix in my preview until I start recording/streaming I am seeing 2.3...
  6. A

    Captured app freezes

    Having some problems with streaming. The camera video is totally fine as well as the audio. The problem is window capture - it freezes and is shown not smoothly, but in leaps. The captured app is Notion.Tried to play with settings - never gets better. It also doesn't depend on whether I'm live...
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    I’ve never had many issues with OBS and my (older) Mac but most recently I purchased a brand new MacBook Pro and OBS is now basically unusable. I’m not computer savvy but I believe it’s an encoding issue. OBS is reporting a 95% frame drop and basically makes my streams unwatchable and...
  8. J

    No Displays or Windows

    I am using OSB 25.08 on a MacBook running Catalina 10.15.6. I cannot get OSB to see any windows or displays (my MacBook is connected to an external display). In addition, when I look under the privacy and security settings for "Screen Sharing," OSB does not appear as an application I can...
  9. T

    Catalina 10.15.2 - OBS crashes when moving to second monitor

    So I work for a College TV studio, where we use OBS for streaming, recording, conference calls, etc. Our main computer is running MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 and has a dual monitor setup. It always opens on the left monitor, but whenever I try to move it to the right monitor it crashes immediately...
  10. Robertjm

    No audio captured from mp4 video played in ProPresenter 7

    Hi all, I'm trying to capture an mp4 video being fed from ProPresenter 7 on a networked MacBook Pro. The visual component comes through just fine. However, there is no sound. When I play the source material within ProPresenter 7 there is definitely sound there. Within my Audio Mixer I have an...
  11. K

    Capture MiniDV to Mac Catalina - no audio

    Hi, first post here. How can I set-up OBS to capture both video and audio from a Sony DCR-TRV22E PAL MiniDV camera? I can capture the video stream in OBS but not the audio. I'm using DV out of the camera by FireWire 400 / FireWire 800 adapter to Apple FireWire 800 / Thunderbolt 2 cable in to a...
  12. H

    My stream would show up on my Facebook Page despite having clicked on 'Start Streaming'

    I'm having the worst time trying to find a solution that I can apply to this ongoing issue. I have never had any experience with OBS and recently decided to give it a shot to stream to Facebook, but unfortunately, despite having checked and re-checked all the settings multiple times and...
  13. C

    Question / Help NDI Crashing OBS

    I am having an issue with OBS Crashing when I try to select an NDI device. Everything is up to date and freshly installed. Its happening on two different machines running macOS Catalina 10.15.4. I have tried running two usb iOS cameras as well but having really bad luck. Please help.
  14. E

    Bug Report Advanced Audio Properties - Sync offset NOT WORKING MacOS

    Hi! I'm desperately looking for help. My audio is not syncing at all to my video! I'm using a Sony a6400 for video and it is connected to Sony Imaging Edge app, then I'm telling OBS to use that feed as Window Capture and I'm able to see it's feed on OBS no problem, there is however more...
  15. V

    Question / Help OBS/GarageBand No Sound for live stream

    Hi guys, I’d like to stream in those days some vinyl selections on FB. My set up is: - turntables Technics 1210 - Vestax mixer - external sound card Native Instruments Audio4DJ - Macbook Pro - macOS Catalina 10.15.3 (19D76) - GarageBand - OBS 24.0.6 I’m sending the signal from turntables >...
  16. M

    Question / Help Problem with OBS and Serato DJ (DDJ-SZ)

    Hi, I have a problem with OBS. I want to do a DJ SET on Facebook Live but I can't record the sound coming from my DDJ-SZ. In the parameters, I find DDJ-SZ but no sound coming out. However, in parameters Macbook, I have a signal from the sound of my DDJ SZ. I am attaching a photo to show you
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    Bug Report Repeated Catalina Crashes

    Hi, new OBS user here. On my first stream, OBS repeatedly crashed. The time between crashes ranged from 1-15 minutes or so. I'm using the latest OBS 24.0.6 and I'm on MacOS Catalina 10.15.3. OBS didn't have any crash logs, but the Mac did. I'm attaching both. Any insight would be appreciated!
  18. S

    Question / Help I don't see the game capture source on macOS Catalina 10.15.1

    Hi everyone :) I just downloaded OBS 24.0.6 for mac. I would like to use the game capture source to stream a game ont Twitch but I don't see the source option... Somebody has the same thing ? Do you know how to fix that ? Aside from using the window capture ... Thank you in advance for your...
  19. S

    Question / Help Catalina support for HDMI Capture devices

    I have both the elgato HD60 S and the digitnow HD Video Capture devices. I need to capture HDMI signals at 1080p and 720p. I don't need 4K at this time. I am able to use "Game Capture HD" software with the elgato HD 60S, and it works fine. But I cannot use any device with OBS. I downloaded...
  20. R

    Bug Report OBS crashes when submitting secure form in any browser (MacOS Catalina)

    OBS 24.0.3-21-g4cb53279 Breaks when any secure form is triggered It happenes both on Firefox and Chrome, in any site (including when logging in to this forum). The crash information can be found at: The full video with the test is available here: MacOs 10.15.1...