window capture

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    What is Client Area?

    Hello everyone, I am trying to understand the option "Client Area" that is by default enabled when you add a new window capture. If I enable "Client Area", I will have some pixels left out that. If I disable "Client Area", the window will fit perfectly. I am trying to understand what...
  2. A

    Window capture pixels issue

    Hello OBS community, I am recording multiple Window captures (mostly Google Chrome, Visual Studio Code and Powerpoint Presentation). I record them from that has Display resolution set to 1920 x 1080 in Windows. In OBS -> Settings -> Output -> Recording -> I have Rescale Output to 1920x1080 (I...
  3. BonesJD

    Feature Request: Window Capture Sub-Windows (right-click menus, dropdowns, preference windows etc)

    Is there a feature requests somewhere for this? Apologies if there is Feature: Ability for user to capture a specific program window and all of it's right click menus, drop downs and preferences sub-windows WITHOUT capturing any other window from another program that might open on top. (not...
  4. Dramacydal

    OBS Python Scene window position updater 1.1

    Synchronizes scene window position with it's real position on screen. Also toggles item visibilty when window is minimized and reorders currently active window on top. If currently active scene is not the one selected in script settings, scripts walks all scene sources recursively and searches...
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    Screen Tearing with Display, Screen, and Window Capture

    Bit of backstory, I work for a small marketing and design agency, and in the past month or so we've started incorporating more video content into our company social calendars. I recently picked up OBS as an alternative to using the Mac's built-in screen recording feature, but after the most...
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    Possible to choose default window source with launch parameters?

    Hey everyone, I'm trying to automate some things and was already very pleased to learn that the --startstreaming and --minimize-to-tray flags exist. Though when launching my Flatpack OBS Studio with these parameters that has a scene with a window capture, I always get the question which window...
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    Issue while window capture

    Hi everyone. I'm new using OBS Studio and I'm having a trouble with it in my Windows 10 laptop. I hadn't any problem when I ran OBS Studio with a portable Ubuntu image in the same laptop nor when I ran it on my other laptop, a convetible HP with lower specs. My problem is the following: I open...
  8. S

    Window capture problems

    Hello dear members! I have the problem with OBS 28.0.3, that Window capture only shows the names of the OBS windows, other open programs do not appear. I have searched here for this problem, and I found only the solution to allow display capture, what I did, but it does not help. My OS is Big...
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    Window Match Priority

    I can't and never have been able to get this to work correctly. I choose "Match title, otherwise find window of same executable" but it doesn't work at all. Help?
  10. soulofthewhiteaunt

    Window capture - Spotify won't display

    Hi, Recently I was able to capture a Spotify window and it displayed perfectly. Now it will only show three grey dots at the top left. When playing Spotify, the track name comes up, but nothing appears except these three dots! It's mysterious, as it was working a couple of days ago. All...
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    How OBS record a window

    Hi ! Sorry for my bad english, I'll try my best ! With a friend we try to understand how OBS record a single window even if this is in background. We found how to take the flow/flux video from Windows, but in definition we have all the screen and not just the window...
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    How to capture Windows "Movie & TV" app as window capture?

    Hi, I'm trying to get the windows 10 "Movies & TV" app to capture as a window capture in OBS (27.2.4). Notably I'm not trying to capture a specific video file, I want ANY video I've opened with this app to show in OBS, so a video source capture isn't a realistic option here as I can't manually...
  13. grrbes

    OBS capturing himself when I select window capture and choose any window

    Hello, my OBS is capturing himself every time when I select some window to capture, but when I select screen capture he works normally. I'm using Windows 7 and before I use Windows 10 when I usually used OBS too and capture window without any bugs like that. If anyone can help me, I'd be so...
  14. MeganDrawsaLot

    Record/Capture/Project Realtime Canvas from Paint Program without Zoom/Rotate

    I am not a coder, but I was wondering if there might be a way to capture the canvas itself in any paint program with OBS. If you try to do this with Window Capture, OBS pics up everything including Zooming in/out and Rotating. I'm wondering if there is a way to capture the canvas itself...
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    How to fix lag/stuttering on Mac for streaming games

    Not sure if this works for all macs but this solution worked for me (2021 M1 Pro MacBook). Last week I tried streaming a game (Stardew Valley), and while the game ran perfectly fine for me on my screen, the output from OBS was dropping tons of frames and lagging half a second behind. To fix...
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    Window Capture pattern match?

    Is it possible to setup a pattern for window capture? Eg. My chrome window is [chrome.exe]: file name (for a photo). I want filename to be something like "whatever*" where it will match any chrome window that starts with "whatever" - is this possible? I've tried changing the window match...
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    Window capture of any browser blacks out when I click off OBS

    Hi! Whenever I use window capture to capture a browser (tested with Edge and Chrome, hardware acceleration turned off in both), the capture goes black when I click off OBS. Neither me nor multiple other people could figure out the root of the problem. I've tried capturing with different capture...
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    Auto-Resize Window Capture

    I am trying to resize the window capture to the actual size of the window automatically. Is there anything that will help with that?
  19. cmscalvert

    OBS Studio Not Capturing QFG5 After Windows Updates

    I've posted this on the Github as a bug, but was redirected by WizardCM to post here instead: Operating System Info Windows 10 Other OS No response OBS Studio Version 27.1.3 OBS Studio Version (Other) No response OBS Studio Log URL OBS Studio...
  20. ultra_artu

    window capture will not display videos playing in the background when another window is overlapping it

    this used to be an issue that recently came back to me, open a video displaying it in obs window capture, it will only show up when I have that window up on my screen, if I overlap it with another window of any program (even another window in google chrome) the video will disappear and become...