troubleshooting

  1. H

    Trying to setup a virtual webcam, but no matter the software I use (obs-studio, streamlabs) I don't get a webcam output.

    I've been trying for a while to get this to work so I can use opencv's videocapture() function to run a tensorflow model over my captured screen. However for some reason I cannot get either obs-studio or streamlabs virtual webcam to work. On discord and also on the default windows 10 Camera app...
  2. M

    NDI source for my Stream PC is showing up, but the screen is black.

    I have been trying to troubleshoot thia problem for hours now and can't seem to get it to work. Currently, I have NDI on both OBS Studio clients and when I go to add the NDI source, my main PC does show up, however, it only show a black screen with no audio output. One thing I do notice after...
  3. K

    Frame glitch - tearing?

    I'm trying to help my dad troubleshoot an OBS problem but I don't know what this kind of glitch this is called. The video will periodically "flicker" and when we found some of those frame they looked like one of those puzzles with all the pieces mixed up. What is this called?
  4. P

    OBS Only Exporting 1 Audio Track

    Hey guys, I'm trying to use obs studio to record for a podcast, and exporting my desktop audio and microphone in separate tracks so I can edit my voice without touching the audio. However, only one track is being captured and exported. I have advanced settings on and both tracks are selected for...
  5. R

    Difficult Question, OBS macbook and windows10

    Hey everyone! I'm new to OBS and streaming as a whole. I have a webcam and a headset however I am having difficulty setting up both to just my windows 10 to Display Capture. Game Capturing is quite boring without adding some sort of discussion. Not sure if this is possible but is there anyway...
  6. J

    YouTube Issues

    Hello! I’m new to streaming with OBS. I wish to stream to my YouTube but now matter what I try it looks awful or is skipping so much that it’s unwatchable! Strangely enough twitch seems to do okay but after awhile, I’d say about in hour or so of streaming it will start to skip and lag aswell...
  7. dergiation

    OBS doesn't store audio in avi file correctly.

    I like to be able to capture gameplay in a format that is ready for editing in Adobe Premiere Pro. Which is why I still use Dxtory. When I record with Dxtory the file I get in the end allows me to import the file into Premiere with all the audio tracks onto the timeline without transcoding, but...
  8. O

    OBS Not Displaying PRPR Live Model in Overlay

    Hello, I posted on PRPR Live's forum too but it isn't getting any hits so I thought i'd post here next. Currently I am dealing with an issue where when I use the PrPr Live plugin/thing to add into my overlay, it doesn't show on either camera mode. Is this an OBS issue? A user error? or a Prpr...
  9. J

    Trying to record on second monitor through separate source

    Alright I’m going to try and explain this the best I can, appreciate all the help in advance. Recently I built my own arcade cabinet with a pandora box.. I want to start recording some runs of old games but can’t even seem to get obs to detect monitor 2. So my arcade monitor has 2 sources, vga...
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    Desktop audio really quiet despite having the gain filter and volume up

    Hey guys, so I've been having this problem where when I record a video the microphone and videos fine, but the desktop audio is really quiet. I have the gain filter and volume up and it does nothing, I tried other solutions that i've searched up and found on here and Reddit and none of them...
  11. FromHerotoZero

    Sudden and random disconnects while streaming to Twitch

    Log file: https://obsproject.com/logs/no3sMBjDUmCM09pk Hey all. So, I've begun dabbling a bit in streaming, however I am experiencing sudden and seemingly random disconnects from the Twitch server. The problem seems to come ang go at random intervals. Sometimes it's fine for for half an hour...
  12. L

    [Help] How to fix CPU Encoder Overload

    So I've been tweaking settings on OBS in everyway I could possibly understand, following guides, threads, FAQs and anything I could find on the forums, Reddit and Youtube to get the best 1080/60fps recording I could. My log file analysis (https://obsproject.com/logs/4Qlq1jGX33_OA2K0) tells me I...
  13. N

    Need help with stream optimization

    Hello! Recently, I've begun taking an interest in streaming and would like to optimize it for the best quality possible (1080p with uninterrupted 60fps). I've been trying to correct an issue where the stream will lag a bit or fps will be inconsistent by adjusting settings. I've been making...
  14. G

    CS:GO 4:3 Black Bar on Right Side of Screen

    My native resolution is 2560x1440 and I play 4:3 1920x1440. On streamlabs OBS, all I have to do is transform csgo to stetch to screen, but on regular OBS, this does not work. It is very annoying have a black bar on the right side of my screen every time. Does anybody know a fix? My output on OBS...
  15. T

    Can't get Switch to display to capture card

    I just bought my first capture card, the cheap 2.0 USB kind. It’s supposed to be plug and play but I can’t get my switch to send video or audio to my PC. It says “Could not connect to the TV.” I’ve tried every fix I can find. I restarted my PC, updated windows 10, unplugged and replugged in a...
  16. badneck

    Choppy NDI signal RUINING my stream

    Hey so I've been struggling with getting my 2 PC NDI stream set up working for weeks now. I tried the OBS plugin and would get a really choppy/stuttering stream quality, but no dropped frames or encoder lag. Someone said switching to NDI Scan Converter would help, which it did but it still feels...
  17. S

    Question / Help Shader Filter Effects not working

    I recently updated my obs to the 25.01 version and I had to Uninstall my old version and download a completely new version of obs. In doing so the shader filter and all of its effects has completely stopped working. All the settings are saved for most of em. But they just don't activate anymore...
  18. M

    Question / Help Fallout 4 + OBS = Massive Screen Tearing/Input Lag

    Hi all, Trying to stream Fallout 4, but 1) Streamlabs likes to crash as soon as I open the game and 2) i'm getting crazy amounts of lag. I've attached the log report. I attempted to lower resolution and graphic settings of the game, which didn't make much difference. I have zero problems...
  19. Sarge4550

    Question / Help Unable to record certain games with OBS

    Hi. So currently I have been having trouble recording certain games using OBS. Specifically, the one I am having the most headache with is Penumbra Overture. I launch penumbra and have even set the specific game I want to record in OBS as the same game window (Penumbra) that I have currently...
  20. O

    Question / Help YouTube music audio is too loud to viewers

    Hello, I've been streaming for roughly 5 years and have usually been able to troubleshoot my own issues with a simple Google search or some tinkering of my own. This current issue has left me stumped. I recently set up a NDI plugin with two PCs and aside from some microphone and camera audio...
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