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OBS Studio is a free and open-source cross-platform streaming and recording program maintained by the OBS Project. It is used to switch between audio and video sources, stream video online and act as a virtual camera.

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Multitrack video export in OBS Studio

OBS Studio composites various video inputs into a single video stream, but it lets users configure local recording on the side. Is it possible to save each video input separately, preferably as ...
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Skin tones shift redder when OBS outputs to virtual camera, then to Google Hangouts

I'm using a MacBook Pro 2015 with its internal webcam. When I use the webcam directly in Google Hangouts, skin tones look normal. When I use OBS as a virtual camera in Hangouts using the same webcam, ...
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OBS in Linux can't find NDI sources from other PC running Skype in Windows

As SkypeforLinux has no NDI support, I decided to split the work between two computers. A windows laptop to manage Skype videochatting with NDI support and a Archlinux PC with OBS and the obs-ndi ...
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Is it possible to push an video stream via OBS to a video server for consumption by another OBS Studio?

Just wanted whether this was possible. I know that within OBS, I can stream video from my phone camera on a url like localhost:5050 when I used a "turn phone into webcam" app. So I was wondering, ...
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Application specific screen recorder for Android

For windows, using OBS studio, I can record the screen of a particular application. If in between, I open another window, the recorder records only the selected window and not the window on top. But ...
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OBS Audio MIDI Control

I use OBS to create technical demonstrations, and had the thought: What if I could regulate my audio levels using a MIDI Controller? The Korg NanoKontrol has faders that I could use to mix, but now ...
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Use wirecast and obs at the same time

I am new to video production and I would like to ask you if is it possible to use OBS and Wirecast at the same time. Is there a possibility of conflict or something? In my case, I have a Blackmagic ...
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Video quality degrades when uploading to YouTube with variable frame rate

So I use OBS (latest ver) to record my gameplay on Windows 10. OBS settings are: recording format: MP4 Recording quality: indistinguishable quality, large file size Encoder: Software (x264 low CPU ...
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Too much bass in desktop sounds with a headset, but not during recording, only afterwards

I recorded some video footages with my voiceover, both with Fraps and OBS. (Also streamed with the latter) While I was playing everything was fine. (I played with a headset) When I played the videos ...
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Overlays and local ad insertion for live streaming

I have an event coming up and i am only broadcasting on youtube via OBS,i want to have overlays(the person who is on stage name appearing from the bottom) and locally stored sponsored ads to the ...
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How do I let OBS automatically record the active monitor?

I've got 7 monitors plugged into my computer and I'd like to do a screen recording of my workflow, but I don't want to record just one monitor or manually switch between monitors or even record all ...
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How to view Audio and Video of an on-going RTMP stream?

I have looked, and may be missing this question if it already has been asked. It is possible to view the video/audio (or audio alone) in a RTMP stream. The workflow goes as follows: Video Encoder ->...
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Really struggling to record video + sound on PC, can anybody steer me in right direction?

This is what I'm trying to acheive: Record myself playing guitar with 3 microphones. They are USB condenser microphones plugged into my PC One channel for voice in the middle, and 2 channels for right ...
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Need to connect a Nikon D3200 to a windows laptop and use it as webcam

I need to use a dslr as a webcam on my laptop, windows 11. The dslr that I have is a nikon d3200. I then want to use the camera on OBS Studio when I am live streaming. What are the different ways for ...
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My OBS Studio Mac OS is stuck in 9:16 aspect ratio

I'm running OBS [[[ 30.0.0 (64 bit) ]]]on Mac OS [[[ 14.2 Beta (23C5055b) ]]] My only options are vertical video. This just happened and I think it's since the beta update.
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ffmpeg: preserve quality in trimmed video from a HEVC (h.265) source video

I've have some screen recorded video with OBS software using the video codec "NVIDIA NVENC HEVC" (which is h.265 via GPU hardware) using CQP level 17. Full encoder options in OBS were: The ...
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Jumping forward or backward in a .mp4 file takes a long time in VLC

Recently, I randomly played around a bit with the video encoder settings of my OBS Studio (29.1.2) and recorded a video playing in the browser. In this particular video (recorded with some settings I ...
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HD60X Game capture getting wrong aspect ratio from Canon EOS M50

I am outputting a HDMI signal from my camera Canon EOS M50, capturing it with HD60X game capture. In OBS, it appears cropped and with wrong aspect ratio, Why? Pressing info to get rid of info icons, ...
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how do I flip (horizontal) the entire virtual camera?

Certain video conferencing apps mirror the input so it needs to be flipped when coming out of OBS or it will show backwards. So far I have been achieving this by flipping each input source ...
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OBS: cropping without black bars

OBS is awesome because of its many many versatile features. Sadly, at the same time it seems very rough around the edges, making it hard to get even basic things working. I want to capture a portion ...
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OBS issues when capturing two screens

I'm using OBS v25.0.8 for Mac and I'm trying to capture a two screen video, one from my laptop camera (Facetime camera 1280x720) and one presentation (Window share PowerPoint). I set up my video ...
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YouTube Video Tearing/Flickering - how to prevent?

I just recently started making videos. I am recording my 4k screen at 4k60fps with OBS studio and then edit and export using premiere pro also in 4k60fps (H.264). The exported footage does not have ...
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obs resize output (source size) feature

I use the resize output (source size) of the obs studio to fit the canvas size to windows. Unfortunately, sometimes this feature is grayed out and I cannot select it. See the below screenshot. Why ...
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How to broadcast on Instagram via obs?

I've seen a bunch of paid services that provide the ability to stream to Instagram via obs, but how are they arranged? How can I implement this myself?
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How to fix Encoding Overloaded in OBS Studio?

I want to record a programming tutorial with OBS Studio in 1080p 30FPS. I have never changed the encoder, the output format is MP4. Although my computer has very good hardware, I get Encoding ...
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Facebook Live Stream crash

I am using OBS to stream on facebook. I could connect to facebook with OBS and see preview at facebook (audio and video is streaming in preview mode at facebook). When I go live it stop working. What ...
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