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How to Stream a camera view from another computer on Discord with better performance?

For some issues with the app Discord, my client told me he got another PC to try something. I was able to redirect the video stream to another computer? It's possible without any device to buy, and I ...
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How to reduce the bandwidth in OBS studio using VLC video source?

There's lots of tips and tricks how to reduce your streaming bitrate but I couldn't find no specific topics on how to control your overall bitrate using specifically VLC video source. Basically the ...
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How does google chrome detect when other windows are maximized on top of it?

I've been recording google meet conference calls with OBS since they made this a premium feature on the site. So far it's all been going well except when I have to maximize a different window on top ...
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OBS Sound getting very delayed (25 seconds)

Setup I am receiving a RTP over UDP Stream with Audio and Video inside mpegts stream and using AC3 audio codec in OBS. The OBS source object I use is a simple VLC Video Source and it is configure to ...
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Can I save incoming Zoom stream data directly?

I'm having issues recording my Zoom meetings. My laptop is kinda crap and when it recieves the incoming zoom, having to both render it on screen AND then using OBS to screen capture seems like it's ...
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How to solve OBS is not recording all instance of a window

For some reason, I am using an OBS recorder for recording a Webex recording in its nbr recording player. But the problem is it is not recording the chat and other windows which are instances of the ...
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How to record between different workspaces in elementary-os with OBS Studio

I have OBS studio installed on my elementary-os system and I want to record windows between different workspaces. Any ideas on how to do that? Note that I know almost nothing when it comes to OBS.
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obs-studio on Fedora 34: Only captures *some* windows?

I'd like to use obs-studio to stream some desktop sessions. I'm running Fedora 34 with Nvidia drivers (akmod-nvidia-470.63.01-1.fc34.x86_64) and x11 rather than Wayland. In OBS, using the Window ...
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Can h.265 rescale resolution within the encoder? For example, can I feed it a 4K video and covert it to 1080p

I am trying to use OBS Studio to record a camera; input through HDMI. Because of storage limitations I'm trying to take the 4K signal and record it as 1080p. Ideally I'd like to have the full 4K ...
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OBS on MIIX700 super slow

I have a Lenovo MIIX700 which is an excellent tablet/laptop. When I use Windows, I could use OBS with no problem. I've installed Ubuntu 20 and it's SUPER slow. I think it's something with the graphic ...
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How can a keypress on a specific keyboard be mapped to another key such as F24?

I want to use an extra keyboard on Linux to control my OBS scenes. OBS has a way to setup keyboard shortcuts and so forth but only as a general key (it doesn't detect which keyboard the key is pressed ...
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Broadcast desktop audio + mic (via OBS or other) to Zoom or Discord

There are many tutorials to allow playing audio + listening to your mic for streamers or content creators. Following a similar tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGMxJSjW7Bg), I have performed ...
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Get Back Lost Audio

In OBS while recording some online lectures I added a Noise Gate filter but with wrong settings due to which the audio was not recorded properly is there any way to get it back.
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Cannot redirect Win+G key combo to OBS Studio - WScript won't start

I just switched from Xbox Game Bar to OBS Studio for game recording because a Lenovo Legion BIOS firmware issue crippled h264 encoding and Xbox Game Bar can't be configured to use x264 software ...
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Virtual monitor for recording through OBS on Win10

Is there any way to create a virtual monitor on Win10 that won't obstruct screen space on my physical monitors? I don't want to see it or do anything on it. Only purpose of it is to place window that ...
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How would I connect a wireless microphone to a speaker and a computer. Then have that same computer also use that speaker

At work, they assigned me a task to integrate people from zoom into our live events. So far I have mics and video sources running through OBS. The video and sound are then sent to Zoom via ...
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Recorded videos colours are really bright. But only on some software

Ever since I got a new computer and a new monitor my colours are really bright when recording my screen. Since I'm a designer it makes me look like I've designed some weird designs and the clients ...
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Do screen recording software make the game laggy?

Let's take an example of Counter Strike 1.6 game (offline, with bots). And an i7 system with 16GB RAM and 940MX graphics. As you know, it is very old game so this graphic card is more than okay for ...
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🌿 in TextArea of OBS

Icons are possible to use in OBS-Text-Areas if you use the Font DeJa Vu Sans but not all (Example: ☳⚒⚄). I searching for 🌿 without success. how could i find out if this special (or a other) symbol is ...
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OBS video becomes choppy after I change monitor

I used to have Xiaomi Ultra Short Throw Projector. I recorded the game and the result is like this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GbqRv_BJiA I then change my monitor to Wemax Xiaomi Ultra Short ...
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Clone one/several windows inside another window for streaming (GNOME)

The need : I am live coding using OBS. I often need to show different windows on the live stream. I also have sensible windows that I absolutely don't want to appear there by mistake, even for a ...
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Microsoft Teams Audio not being captured in OBS

I have OBS set to capture my Desktop Audio, however, Microsoft teams is the only program that OBS wont recognize the audio (no sound animation in obs). OBS doesnt capture audio when I am in a Teams ...
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How to Record Web Page as Video with Transparency?

I would like to record the HTML output with the alpha channel preserved so that the resulting video has a transparent background, that way I can use the web app's output as an overlay in post-...
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Live streaming without sound via HDMI

I'm live streaming via a camcorder via hdmi into a audio and video capture card into obs. I have a seperate sound source which also runs into the capture card and straight into obs. However I do not ...
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Google Chrome stops updating videochat when not on front

I have been capturing web based videochats (Jitsi and Whereby) using Open Bradcast Studio (OBS). Until recently I have been able to capture the video even when the browser windows is not on front ...
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What are good OBS settings for recording still screen (lecture) with mouse cursor in low size and good quality?

How could I reproduce these settings with OBS ffmpeg recorder? Format : MPEG-4 Format profile : Base Media / Version 2 Codec ID : mp42 (isom/mp42) Format : AVC Format profile : High@L5.1 Format ...
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How to record specific window on OBS

I know how to capture the desktop, but that shows everything including OBS itself. How do I record a specific window on it's own? (i.e. Minecraft Bedrock Edition) I am on Windows 10, and have the ...
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Howto redirect cheese webcam effect to new video device

I am on ubuntu 20.04, but v4l2 package is not working: so I installed it from here git clone git@github.com:umlaeute/v4l2loopback make sudo insmod v4l2loopback.ko exclusive_caps=1 video_nr=1 ...
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How can I use an OBS Virtual Camera in MS Teams?

On previous versions of MS Teams I was able to select my virtual cam running from OBS. Since an update somehere in september I'm no longer able to select any virtual cameras in MS Teams. I've found ...
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How to get rid of these many camera devices?

I have installed many camera devices, and I can’t seem to remove them nor uninstall the driver. What can I do? I searched through Device Manager, but I cannot find the camera device name. Here's the ...
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OBS Studio + NVidia GeForce: is it possible to record in higher resolution than the display permits?

The relevant part of my setup: A monitor with a maximum resolution 1920x1200 NVIDIA GeForce 2070 Super OpenSuse Leap 15.2 OBS Studio installed and working I've either read or heard somewhere, that ...
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Seamless use of Microsoft Teams with an OBS source?

For teaching, I would like to use OBS to switch between scenes. On its own it is great, but I would like to share the live with my Teams meeting. Here what I try: Use a VirtualCam : the resolution is ...
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Audio stuttering only during live stream using OBS and only when 'full'/complex

Not sure if this is the right community to post this in, so please advise where, if not here. Been streaming our church service with great success for 22 weeks now since the beginning of lockdown in ...
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FFmpeg not able to record screen at high fps

I have been trying to record a video playing on chrome on my desktop (1920 * 1080) at 60 fps using ffmpeg. Not very familiar with ffmpeg so please correct me if I wrote something incorrect in the post....
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Recording Issue with OBS Studio software, each video recording is not in sync with the audio for the recording

I use OBS Studio to record video's usually of podcasts that I want to keep. Each time I record OBS creates 2 identical recordings when I only need one, so I just delete the second one. When I playback ...
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How to setup ffmpeg for the same record method which is used in OBS studio "replay buffer" feature (recording of last X seconds continuously)?

I do like how OBS studio "replay buffer" feature works (recording of last X seconds continuously). But it seems like over-sophisticated heavy application to be used for this only purpose. As I ...
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Trying to record screen with webcam separately

I am trying to record my screen and my webcam separately in HD. So basically I have 2 1920x1080 screens that I am trying to record. What I did was I created a canvas of 3840x1080 and placed them side ...
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Live Stream from a low-end laptop

I desire to stream my gameplay live on twitch using my laptop which is a one with pretty low specs. as follows: Wifi connection with ~8Mbps upload Windows 10 Enterprise 64-bit Intel i3-5005u 2....
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Stream multiple RTMP IP Cameras with OBS and ffmpeg

I created a streaming server using Nginx and the RMTP module on a VPS running CentOS 7. I am trying to stream multiple IP cameras using OBS for broadcasting the stream. My question is how to create ...
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Black screen in OBS Studio screencast on Linux

I'm trying to make a screencast (Screen capture XSHM) in OBS Studio on my Fedora 31 computer. However it shows only black screen with mouse cursor on it. I also tried "Window Capture (Xcomposite)" ...
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OBS: Using VLC via Window Capture to stream doesn't display the video

I'm trying to stream a video using VLC media on YouTube while not showing the viewers what I'm doing behind the scene on my laptop. So, I thought of using Windows Capture which is to capture by VLC ...
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Ffmpeg : add logo and scrolling text in live ffpmeg feed [duplicate]

We are using ffmpeg in nginx-rtmp server. And wanted to add logo and scrolling text on live streams. Example video - https://youtu.be/ulzAyVZwxE8 These scrolls are applied with OBS studio. We want ...
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Can't record the screen with OBS Studio

I have two screens and want to create a video of my work on Display 2. So, added a source 'Display Capture'. What happens is in neither of the displays I'm able to see. Added anyways, clicked "Start ...
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OBS encoder overloaded when streaming, but not when just recording

I have a 1080p screen and can record it smoothly with OBS while playing games. However, when I livestream, I quickly get a message "recorder overloaded". It works somewhat when nothing is running ...
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How can I capture a portion of the screen during a screen capture

I can add a display capture as a source, but can only select the entire monitor. Is there a way to select only a portion of the screen? Add Display Capture Select Entire Display But there's not ...
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Linux Kiosk Mode for Specified Programs

I am using Linux Mint and I want to only be able to run certain apps on it. All the posts that I have found so far are about locking it down to a browser which isn't what I want as I need to be able ...
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How can I make OBS' virtual cameras available to BlueJeans?

I use OBS-VirtualCam to create virtual cameras. Skype see them but BlueJeans don't (= OBS-VirtualCam's virtual cameras are not listed in BlueJeans). How can I make OBS' virtual cameras available to ...
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Is there a away to stream pre-recorded videos to Twitch/YouTube without re-encoding them?

I have a low powered server with a few videos that I would like to live stream to Youtube or Twitch. the problem is most streaming software (like OBS) require to re-encode the video before streaming ...
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Is it possible to add motion blur to an OBS Studio stream?

Is it possible to add motion blur to a livestream on OBS Studio, to make it look smoother, watch this video for an example but can I do it on a livestream?
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Recording speaker output at 100% volume despite turning them down - may need to uncouple application volume from output device volume

I am trying to record audio only of a webcast running in a Chrome tab on Open Broadcaster Software Studio. I am using a Windows 10 laptop, with nothing plugged in, so laptop speakers and microphone ...
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