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    OBS working great, but GPU usage gradually increases over time

    Hello, all. I'm new to streaming and OBS, but I've got the program installed and working great on my system, thanks to some excellent documentation. :) This is a terrific app, and I'm finding its workflow is very close to the way I naturally think. Although I have some general new-user "How do...
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    Twitch Stream Is Laggy

    I have tried everything and I still cant seem to get my stream to not lag. Ive tried 1080 60 and 30fps at 6000 down to 1500, 720 60 and 30fps from 6000 to 1500. Ive referenced Nvidias recommended settings since I have a RTX 2070 super. My upload and download speeds are around 100-120Mbps. I...
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    Question / Help OBS Cant detect my GPU on encoder

    Hello, when trying to choose the encoder for streaming, it won't show my graphics card and so when i look at the log files, it says it's using my integrated graphics. How do i fix this? Here is the latest log: https://obsproject.com/logs/B-4OtMwpZlwt3y85
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    Question / Help Surface Laptop 2 (NVidia) Display Issues

    Log file here: https://obsproject.com/logs/e42vaahDR9nGfQ2R New user to OBS. Trying to add a Display into a scene and they are always blank. Viewed a few YouTubes and they instructed to force OBS64 to use the integrated graphics card and not the NVidia GPU. That didn't work either. Video...
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    Question / Help OBS can't detect my GPU on Encoder in Streaming and Recording option

    Hello, I can't find my GPU or even H.264 encoder option on Recording or streaming option using OBS. I did fixed the high graphics obs.exe file in high performance using my nvidia gpu. but still doesnt have that option. I am having problem during facebook live streaming of laggy and choppy...
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    Question / Help Window capture stopped working on large windows sizes (Nvidia)

    Hi, Looks like if before I was able to do window capture (xcomposite) on large windows (i.e. 3440x14440), with most recent Nvidia drivers - 440.82) seems like OBS (25.0.8) gives me an error like: error: xcompcap: glXCreatePixmap failed: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation) If I...
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    Question / Help Blackscreen Logfile - After I Tried …..

    Hi, I am having an issue after the most recent OBS update with blackscreen. I have done some research and tried various steps. Windows display settings for OBS set to High Performance NVIDIA settings adjusted to Internal OBS Running on "Administrator" mode OBS in compatibility mode for Windows...
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    Question / Help NEW nvidia studio driver 442.92 - black screen / game capture

    After installing new drivers, it doesn't capture any games. Forcing, setting a specific window will not help... https://obsproject.com/logs/bkTS_vyhD0CT7LYj
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    Question / Help “New” NVENC Encoding Question

    Hi. The company I work for has several computers with NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000’s and 5000’s, which as I understand it, is the Turing line of NVIDIA cards. I know Quadro cards have NVENC chips, but does the Quadro RTX 4000/5000 support the “new” NVENC encoding that’s optimized for OBS Studio...
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    Bug Report OBS 25.0.3-1: "Failed to open NVENC codec"

    Until yesterday I was able to record just fine in OBS, using my NVidia GPU. Then I installed updates and now I get this error message: "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."...
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    Question / Help Can not stream / record using NVENC

    Hello, I am installing OBS on a virtual machine in the cloud (Amazon Workspaces) This is Windows Server 2016, with NVidia drivers installed. NVidia control panel reports a GK520 card, with driver 370.41 Windows' Device Manager reports the same : OBS version 25.0.1 64 bits When...
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    Question / Help Please help - sudden OBS overload during livestream from 3ms to 120ms+

    Hi, Help needed Love OBS but having a major problem & hoping someone with superior OBS technical know-how can help? Problem Near the end of my livestream last night my OBS PC suddenly glitched, the processor skyrocketed, FPS dropped, time to render went from around 3ms to 120ms (and above)...
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    Question / Help Window Capture is black for Penguin Subtitle Player, but not for other windows

    Hello. On a laptop, I am trying to troubleshoot a Window Capture source that is appearing black. I am able to successfully use Window Capture for Chrome, Notepad, Zoom. However, I can't figure out how to make PenguinSubtitlePlayer.exe appear in Window Capture. Here is my Log File. I have...
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    Question / Help Question: Quadro Cards and Old/New NVENC

    Hi all. Mostly all the posts I read about the “new” NVENC encoding capabilities released last year refers to GeForce, RTX, and Turing cards. I know that the most recent NVIDIA Quadro cards (Pascal) have NVENC chips, but my question is: do they support the “new” NVENC encoding in OBS that users...
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    Question / Help OBS Was working fine but... bitdefender?

    My OBS was working fine, I installed bitdefender and for some reason cannot capture in game audio anymore, I uninstall bitdefender also my nvidia drivers (now I have reinstalled these) I uninstalled OBS but no deleted the user settings and I reinstalled again with no luck
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    Question / Help A possible solution to the desktop capture black screen of death!

    It worked for me, with two nVidia 1080s running in SLI and using NVidia's surround screen. It might work for other configurations as well. Switch to openGL rendering mode. Run OBS with the --allow-openGL switch to enable the setting. Only needs to be done once, the setting stays on openGL on...
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    Question / Help Unable to get quality stream

    I'm using i5 9400F and Galax 1650 super with 8gb ram and 240gb M,2 SSD. Whenever I try to stream, The quality of the video is not that great at 1080p and on 720p as well. I have tried all the setting but can't figure what's wrong with it. Here the sample video of stream...
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    Bug Report Broken window layout in KDE

    Hello, I have problems running OBS on Fedora 32 with with KDE. The application starts and seems to work properly, but the internal window layout is broken to the point of being unusable. Internal frames are shifted beyond the left edge of the window, menu bar is either not visible, or shows up...
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    Question / Help CS:GO with nvidia Freestyle and OBS

    Hello, OBS doesn't intercept CSGO. There is a black screen on OBS when I have nvidia freestyle in csgo enabled. I have enabled Capture Third-Party Overlays.
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    Question / Help Black screen on Display Capture - already tried everything

    (Complete log at the bottom of the post.) I need to use Display Capture to record a PowerPoint presentation on my laptop with NVIDIA GPU. (Window Capture can't pickup a fullscreen PowerPoint presentation, so I have to use Display Capture instead.) Display Capture requires OBS to be running on...