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    Question / Help Should I use NVENC or X264 for single PC build?

    Hi All, I started streaming again for the first time in a year yesterday and could not be bothered to set up my streaming PC so decided to have a crack at streaming on 1 PC and considering I was only streaming Path of Exile, my computer handled it fine and my chat said that stream quality was...
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    Question / Help Is this the maximum I can get with New NVENC?

    Hi, I'm trying to get the best settings for quality with the New NVENC. Even at 7000 bitrate / Max Quality preset, I still get some very noticable artifacts. Here's my settings: Am I hitting the limit of what New NVENC can offer? Or is there something I can tweak to have better image...
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    Question / Help Failed to open NVENC codec: Generic error in an external library (I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING)

    I have attached the log file. No matter what settings I change or what I do, I get this same error using Nvenc in OBS Studio. I am running 64 bit OBS Studio, I have tried running it as administrator. I have run it with nothing else open and tried to record my desktop. I have already...
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    Question / Help Poor recording quality with Nvenc

    Hello, I'm having issues with recording using Nvenc encoder. While I used H.264 My poor performance while gaming is reflected in my recording. I was told Nvenc would help with performance and quality freeing resources from the CPU. My game will run normally but the recording will be a choppy...
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    Bug Report Opening OBS causes 10% FPS loss in game, recording with NVENC causes 20% fps loss

    Does this seem normal or should the performance impact from running OBS be less. My hardware isn't great but should be good enough, i5 4670k, 16GB RAM, GTX 960 4GB, running Ubuntu 18.04 and Nvidia driver 430.x (long lived branch). I notice that if I open a game and turn off vsync so the fps...
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    Question / Help Failed to start recording because of NVENC - GTX 1050 ti

    It won't record no matter what i try, i've been researching for about 2:30 hour now, but still nothing that works. I want to use my gpu to encode, so things will run more smoothly. All help is appreciated. my log below. https://obsproject.com/logs/gHfzfaeXU1yrHVQD
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    Question / Help Can't record nor stream

    I just downloaded the new version (24.0.1) and every time I try to start recording or streaming it says the same thing: Failed to start recording Starting the output failed. Please check the log for details. Note: If you are using the NVENC or AMD encoders, make sure your video drivers are up...
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    Bug Report obs 24.0.1 lost support for GPU - nVidia Quadro k1000m

    hello I have Lenovo ThinkPad laptop W530 with nVidia Quadro k1000M , windows 7 64bit, Today I update the OBS and when I start the stream I get the message that my gpu is not supported ..(need to update the drivers but my drivers are up to date, nvidia don't have new drivers for this old gpu)...
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    Bug Report [NVENC] OBS fails to start recording after it has updated to v. 24.0.1

    Everything was fine. Then OBS suggested to update to a new version (24.0.1). Now the recording doesn't start "Starting the output has failed." LOGS - https://obsproject.com/logs/r-n65zwqbnfIDrmL Looks like it has problems with NVENC now, where it hadn't before: 14:21:38.585: [NVENC encoder...
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    Question / Help Encoding & Rendering Lag with MSI RTX 2080ti - tried everything I could find

    Hello everyone, I have been using OBS to stream to Twitch for a little over a year now and am super happy with the software. I recently built a new computer that should have enough horsepower to run games smoothly while providing a high quality stream. Here is the quick summary of my system...
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    Question / Help Stream/Recording stuttering and drops to 30fps

    Whenever I record/stream using OBS Studio, there are some times when the output begins to stutter and drop to 30fps even though I am recording/streaming at 60fps. No matter what I do (ie. disabling Game Bar/Shadowplay, turning off AV, switching to x264 from NVENC, etc.) the issue remains. I've...
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    Question / Help OBS Stutters always even though my computer is a beast...

    Why with these settings does my computer record unsmooth/stuttery videos? I have tested shadowplay and it works fine but i need OBS for the ability to split 3 different audio channels... Can someone provide me options? im at a loss here. Also i have tried NVENC/NVENC NEW and nothing helps or...
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    Bug Report NVENC: Segmentation fault

    Hello, I am currently trying to get OBS-Studio to use the NVENC encoder instead of x264 on Gentoo Linux. OBS simply crashes without a proper error code or anything when trying to start the stream. I linked both the log from OBS and the obs --verbose terminal output. The stream works when using...
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    Question / Help ffmpeg is ok, OBS still don't show nvenc as a encoder

    Hi guys! I'm having a little problem with OBS in Linux. My ffmpeg already have nvenc working, but still, OBS can't use it as a encoder for streaming/recording. I'm on Ubuntu 19.04, Nvidia Proprietary Drivers installed, CUDA, everything is working fine. I've already tried the official...
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    Question / Help Cannot record with NVENC

    For some reason, the last topic I created minutes ago got deleted (perhaps because I tried to edit it?) Hello, been using OBS classic to record game sessions for a while. At some point, it stopped working. When I try to record with NVENC (preferred), the output file has no time and no frames...
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    Question / Help Bad quality on x264 medium preset?

    Hello, i checked many forums and topics about this and i am still a little bit confused, so i will try my luck to ask a question here about my stream quality. I am currently using double pc streaming setup with Elgato HD60 Pro and i am not very satisfied with the output video quality on my...
  17. Xaymar

    FFmpeg Encoders for OBS Studio

    Xaymar submitted a new resource: FFmpeg Encoders for OBS Studio - Get all the power of FFmpeg without using a custom output! Read more about this resource...
  18. Xaymar

    FFmpeg Encoders for OBS Studio 0.4.0

    Ever wanted the power of the FFmpeg encoders, but without the bothersome UI of the Custom recording output? Look no further! This plugin is designed towards making the FFmpeg encoders available for everyone without having to rely on the Custom recording output. Whether it is recording lossless...
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    Question / Help Can't use NVENC encoder. Starting the output failed.

    I've used OBS Studio many many many times. But suddenly, when I am trying to record I get the notification with the famous "Starting the output failed. Please check the log for details. Note: If you are using the NVENC or AMD encoders, make sure your video drivers are up to date." message...
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    Question / Help OBS Drops Frames on NVENC Encoder, Shadowplay Does Not

    Hi! I know there's been questions about this before but I can't for the life of me find a fix. NVIDIA Shadowplay is great, and records my games (Star Wars Battlefront 2015 is being used as a baseline for these tests) at 1080p around 60FPS. Of course, the supported games list isn't too long and...
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