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  1. A

    Good Recording Settings for me?

    GPU RX580 (4GB) also RX(6600) its getting fixed right now CPU 12th Gen Intel Core i5-12600K RAM 24GB
  2. B

    Cannot use Scrubbing on recorded scene by any means !! Any help/insight is appreciated !!

    Hello everyone !! For the past few weeks, for all the scenes i have recorded through OBS, i was unable to scrub the video by any means. The playhead on the video progress bar cannot be clicked and dragged or selected, and the same applies for the minus 10 second and plus 30 second arrows on the...
  3. comxon

    OBS can't capture audio from Parallel desktop

    I'm using OBS 30.1.0 on my Mac running macOS 14.1.1. I want to record the audio from one Parallel Desktop VM, ignoring other sounds produced in my system, using the new "capture application audio" source. However, I can only choose "Parallel Desktop" from the application list, and it can't...
  4. C

    Setting are greyed out

    I cant change my output settings. As you can see, I am not streaming, I am not recording or anything. How do I edit settings and make it not greyed
  5. A

    Hide OBS Window From Display Capture (Macbook Air)

    Hey, I can't find any options to hide OBS from the display capture (infinite OBS window) I have the latest version. Could someone let me know if theres a way to hide it from showing when recording a video? Thanks
  6. A

    Can U do This?

    Hello, my question is can I shrink myself on live video with OBS like the guy did in the video below? Like This Here
  7. G

    Issue with Purplish Logo with VFX Lettering When Recording with OBS

    I saw a strange purplish logo consisting of 2 diamonds (1 purple and 1 grey) with VFX written on it while I was recording with obs. It appeared for like 3 seconds. What is it? What does it mean? I have some plugin installed: move transition, spectralizer and streamelements.
  8. O

    Starting Output Failed: If you are using NVENC or AMD encoders ...

    I'm trying to record using the hotkeys, but this error message pops up instead: 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. I can record normally by clicking on the button, but the...
  9. H

    Error with NVENC or AMD encoders

    Hi everyone, I've been using OBS studio for the past 3 years id say and never had issues going live. until about 4 months ago everything was fine and no issues, but now when I try going live it says "Starting the output failed. Please check the log for details - Note: if you are using the NVENC...
  10. C

    Video looks blurry and pixelated even on vp9 codec (PLEASE HELP)

    I am trying to record DOOM Eternal but my videos looks a lot more pixelated than others. here are my OBS settings: OBS Log file: and heres the video (quality test) : I have the output...
  11. T

    Screen tear when i display game capture from my Gaming PC to my Streaming PC

    Streaming PC specs: Intel core i7 7700k Prime z270-A DDR4 16 GB NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Gaming PC specs: Intel Core i9 9900KF Z390 AORUS ULTRA-CF Teamgroup DDR4 32 GB 3600MHz CL14 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Hello. I'm having screen tear when i stream and record on my streaming PC when i...
  12. T

    Encoding issues when i display game capture from my Gaming PC to my Streaming PC

    Streaming PC specs: Intel core i7 7700k Prime z270-A DDR4 16 GB NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Gaming PC specs: Intel Core i9 9900KF Z390 AORUS ULTRA-CF Teamgroup DDR4 32 GB 3600MHz CL14 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Hello. I'm having encoding errors when i full screen project my game capture...
  13. C

    Video ends up looking pixelated on Youtube no matter what settings...

    I want to upload DOOM Eternal videos on my channel, but the videos look very pixelated and blurry. Here are my settings: I have my Base Resolution at 1920x1080 and my Output Scaled resolution at 3840x2160 because I want youtube to give me the vp9 codec... Even...
  14. A

    Help me about (output recording setting) please!

    Please help, Which is the best encoder I can put for recording a lectures that have a lot of text, words and are one hour and half minutes for each lecture and there is a lot of lectures(like 30 ones) and I need to record too many lectures so I need to set best setting for that purpose. I need...
  15. Z

    Is my laptop enough for streaming and recording video games? Will there be any downside of streaming on my laptop like reducing it lifespan?

    My laptop is the Predator Helios 300 2022 The spec is: Intel I7-12700H Nvidia RTX 3060 6GB 16GB Ram Will my laptop be good enough for streaming and recording video games at 1080p? Can I stream/record 60FPS while my monitor refresh rate is 165Hz? Will streaming/recording reduce my laptop lifespan...
  16. M

    OBS launches on the wrong monitor every time. Doesn't remember where I moved it to.

    As the title says... a little more information though; I have the StreamElements plugin installed and that seems to be the only thing causing it (uninstalling it is not an option) SE says they have no clue why their plugin might be the cause. If I close OBS while in windowed mode it remembers...
  17. C

    When using boot camp it shows encoding overloaded

    When I record when using boot camp (windows on mac) it shows encoding overloaded. Yet when I record without using bootcamp (just mac) it works just fine. Im using the same settings for both and I have the same amount of apps running. Could it be that the settings I used for mac doesnt work well...
  18. Kosik_3

    Doubled microphone audio while using app audio capture (beta)

    Hey, Im starting to lossing my mind did everything like on youtube videos to capture music and leave stream VOD without it but no matter what instead of capturing web browser (I use microsoft edge) the obs captures my microphone second time. My browser has not gotten permission to capture my mic...
  19. A

    Video was still recording after power outage

    Last night while I was recording my power went out, I knew immediately something was going to happen to it. It is an MKV file and I can watch the entire thing on VLC but anywhere else it's like it's a never ending video. Does anyone know how to fix this?
  20. JoeKen

    Is there any way to still get multiple virtual camera inputs on OBS 29?