1. R

    Question / Help FFmpeg output mode doesn't use b frames with NVENC

    Hello. I don't know why, but it seems there is no b frames. (checked via shana encoder. there were only I and P frames. advanced output had b frames.) Parameter I tired are -preset slow -level 0 -rc vbr_hq -rc-lookahead 32 -qp 0 -cq 0 -bf 3 -2pass 1 -no-scenecut 1 -b_adapt 0 -weighted_pred 1...
  2. Cithara

    Question / Help Starting the output failed. Please check the log for details. Please help!!

    Hi, I have been using OBS to record for about a year now, and I always used the NVENC H.264 encoder. One day, it just stopped working. I was confused, so I updated to the newer version, and it still didn't work. I went and googled, I tried everything. I uninstalled it then reinstalled it...
  3. F

    Question / Help OBS Stream randomly stops. NVENC EncodePicture failed!: generic error (20)

    Hi all, Developed an issue since upgrading to a RTX2080 a couple of days ago. Did a full DDU driver uninstall/install before the upgrade from a GTX1070 to the RTX2080. With V22.0.2 the issue was almost exactly 1hour, With V23 RC2 it lasted 3hours last night. 01:36:16.343: error...
  4. Cute_Spide

    Question / Help Stream Goes Down but OBS Looks Live and There's No Crash Report

    So this has been happening for almost every stream for 2 weeks now. Everything seems fine until suddenly it isn't. I first noticed this (while playing Dark Souls) in interaction with my bot. My bot (streamlabs chatbot) would get a white boarder around it like something had went wrong. Then I was...
  5. R

    Question / Help Can someone explain to me why everyone uses CBR for STREAMING with NVENC encoder and not CQP?

    I find a lot of threads about recording with CQP but nothing about streaming to Twitch with it. Twitch itself also recommends CBR but isn't CQP better quality?
  6. A

    Question / Help nvenc failed to start recording geforce 930m

    I've updated the drivers of my Geforce 930M , but when trying to start recording it is still giving me the NVENC error. What should I do ?
  7. R

    Question / Help NVENC CQP 0 and 1 and lossless.

    Hello. When I try to use CQP 0, Hi444P, High Quality, 2-Pass,I444 with full, bitrate is about 55~100 with high motion. (I used b frames with my last footage. but without b frames quality is same.) CQO 1, Hi444P, Default, 2-Pass,I444 with full, bitrate is go beyond 200Mbps. (avarage? 266Mbps, no...
  8. M

    Question / Help Audio cuts out for a frame randomly

    I've noticed over the past few months that while recording with OBS Studio, the audio will sometimes just die for a split second in-game. Sometimes when I'm editing I can see the split second in the audio wave where the audio cuts out entirely, so my rendering software isn't causing this. I'm...
  9. Z

    Question / Help 264 stuttering Stream (AMD Ryzen)

    Hi, I hope you can help me with my problem because I have been trying to solve the problem for many days or even weeks, but unfortunately I have not managed to find anything. Although I find it difficult to help me as I have looked through a lot of forums both Spanish and English and many people...
  10. L

    Question / Help NVENC Error

    Hello there! Whenever I press "Start Recording" on OBS, I'm prompted with the following message: Recording works just fine while using the x264 encoder. I'm using Linux Mint 19 Xfce and the Driver Manager application says that my drivers are up-to-date. I have the GeForce GT 1030 and my driver...
  11. T

    Trying to use a GPU that does not have an Nvenc to encode a stream

    I am trying to set up my old pc as an encoding pc but the GPU in there (the quadro 2000) does not have the built in encoder. The main problem is that the cpu in that pc is too weak to really encode a stream without dropping fames when something happens on the PC. I was wondering if there was a...
  12. R

    Question / Help NVENC H.264 4:4:4 CQP 0

    With this setting, can I achieve 4:4:4 lossless encoding? What is different Hi444P with CQP 0 and lossless rate control? When I set it as lossless, I found that high quality preset isn't available. so, with H.264 4:4:4 lossless,not H.265, NVENC doesn't support b frames with H.264 4:4:4 lossless...
  13. drakgoku1


    I have formatted my computer and it gives me this error. Before saying that it is incompatible to review this post;) https://obsproject.com/forum/threads/new-version-obs-wrong-encoding-nvenc-o-amd-not-updated.93797/ Solved, I went to 21.1.2, this is luxury.
  14. F

    NVIDIA NvEnc Guide

    ABOUT THIS GUIDE The objective of this guide is to help you understand how to use the NVIDIA encoder, NVENC, in OBS. Note: we have simplified some of the concepts to make this guide accessible to a wider audience. Encoding is all about compressing images. The smaller the size of the image, the...
  15. M

    Question / Help Cannot stream due to huge fps drop

    After Windows 10 October Update streaming became unable for me. FPS is going to down almost to 0 despite of having 60+ ingame. Also CPU load was higher that it used to. As I read here, this's cause of uncompatibility between new nvidia's and intel's driver. Almost 2 months passed and still...
  16. S

    Question / Help Weird lags when streaming CSGO with OBS!

    Hello guys, I started streaming just a while ago and I am experiencing weird laggs while streaming csgo! I am streaming via NVENC to maintaing high fps in csgo while streaming and I cant see ping spikes or fps drops even do i can see the lag! I usually stream with 30 sec delay! PC: i7700k @...
  17. A

    Question / Help Output failed NVENC

    Hello! Recently, the stream stopped running. A message appears: Output failed, update drivers, etc. I use 2 video cards, they both support NVENC. The second video card is used for the second monitor (chat, virtual mixer, etc.). The problem disappears when the 2nd video card is physically...
  18. A

    Question / Help OBS 22.0.2 Not recording in NVENC

    Everything's there in the title, I've been using the same settings fo a while now, but today I have this issue and I cannot fix it. I attached my OBS log file here.
  19. MuttMeat

    Question / Help OBS Fails to Record (NVENC)

    I copied over the settings I used for Streamlabs OBS to OBS Studio, but it gives me an error. I tried before and after updating my Geforce driver but to no avail. Log: https://obsproject.com/logs/wH-7ddhJPpIKnG7Z
  20. J

    Bug Report Unknown cause of NVENC encoder crash when streaming --> No prompt that stream has been ended

    " 11:39:54.128: [NVENC encoder: 'streaming_h264'] nvenc_encode: Error encoding: Unknown error occurred 11:39:54.209: Error encoding with encoder 'streaming_h264' 12:02:31.361: [rtmp stream: 'adv_stream'] User stopped the stream " That's where the problem occurred in the log. In the future I...