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    obs not working: starting the output failed please check your drivers are up to date

    Hi! I have tried everything I have seen to make OBS work but it keeps saying the same thing in the title. I have updated my drivers, uninstalled then reinstalled, checked for windows updates, checked compatibility, checked my settings, checked if my hard drive needed optimization, gone into my...
  2. Z

    QuickSync encoder not working anymore/ Output failed

    Before the latest update, I was able to record with QuickSync normally. Now it says Output failed. How to fix this? Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4030U CPU @ 1.90GHz 1.90 GHz Installed RAM 4.00 GB (3.90 GB usable) Device ID 7C7311FA-08D4-4CC4-A7FD-BECE579EC1C0 Product ID...
  3. JoySparx

    Unable to start stream, but able to start recordings (Encoder issue?)

    I recently got a new computer, and I've been setting up everything back to how it was before. Now that I'm all set up, I attempted to start a stream to test it out, and I keep receiving the error "Starting the output failed" as seen below. I've tried analyzing my log file and researching the...
  4. Z

    Doesn't record longer sessions.

    My obs is not recording sessions longer than about 4 mins. But it could also be my output path but i get the videos thats about 3 mins long but not the longer ones, i recorded multiple vids and got pretty sad when they didnt end up in my output folder. please help
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    OculusQuest\ obs won’t record

    I want to record a VR game and let’s say for example, I play roblox VR. I connect my oculus quest and use the oculus link to the pc and I press record button on obs then I get this, “Starting the output failed. Please check the log for details”, “ if you are using NVENC or AMD encoders, make...
  6. ravenp

    "Starting the output failed. Please check the log for details." Error on MacOS

    I keep getting this error message (photo attached) when trying to stream with OBS. I see tons of support for this error on the Windows forum, but I can find barely any information regarding what to do on a Mac. Any ideas? Streaming and recording encoder are both set to Apple H264 Software encoder.
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    Question / Help Starting the output failed. Can't use NVENC

    Hey guys, I've recently had a problem with OBS, while using Parsec with friends. It was working just fine fews weeks ago but when i tried to stream or record via obs I'm now unable to do it. I've checked other threads about it and tried what I saw but no change. Hope you can help me. Cheers
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    Question / Help Starting Output Failed, NVENC, Driver up to date

    I have the Ryzen 1700 3.7GHz | 2070Super | 32 GB RAM I am not able to record or stream using the Nvenc encoder setting, It gives the message, Output failed and check if your drivers are up to date. I have also tried reinstalling the drivers, that also did not help. Since this problem occurred...
  9. M

    Question / Help Display Capture Error

    https://obsproject.com/logs/wj5lw4URLoyl3G6u If I setup the graphic settings to "System default" or "High performance", I can see the image to be recorded, but it does not allow me to record. Error: "Starting the output failed. Please check the log for details. Note: If you are using the...
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    Question / Help What does it mean "Starting the output failed"?

    When I press streaming button, then the screen shows "Starting the output failed........." - like this picture. What can I do now? Please help.
  11. R

    Question / Help "Output failed. Check the log for details" (log included)

    im doing a testing recording cuz this is my first time using OBS but i keep getting the "output failed. check the log for details" here is said log: https://obsproject.com/logs/KudnGcN-h4valmyq I looked up the things that seemed wrong in my log updated my AMD drivers and got the AMD AMF got the...
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    Question / Help Starting The Output Failed. Please Check The Log For Details. I NEED HELP!

    Recently, I've been trying to stream and record myself making beats via OBS Studio on Twitch and for the most part it was working. I've recently taken an interest in streaming/recording video game game play, but it isn't going that great for me. Every time I try to stream or record with my...
  13. E

    Question / Help OBS fails to start recording with larger canvas size?

    I want to record my webcam and my display separately (so I can edit them later), but when I change the base canvas size OBS does not want to start downloading. Here you can see that OBS is recording with a 1920x1080 base canvas size. And here we see that OBS fails to record with a larger base...
  14. SkySlasher

    Question / Help Starting the output failed

    Hello, I am trying to do some streaming tests on Twitch so that I can stream sometime but I ran into an issue a few minutes ago and I have no idea whats wrong. I set my stream to 1080p 30fps and it let me stream and it worked well so I went to try 60fps and it gave me this error: "Starting the...