Why is OBS not recording my audio?

Why is OBS not recording my audio?

The next solution is to set the speakers as the default audio device to fix the “OBS not recording audio” issue. Step 1: Right-click the Sound icon and click the Sound Control Panel option in Settings. Step 2: Select Speakers on the Playback tab. Then, select the Set Default option.

How do I record audio with OBS?


  1. Add Video Capture Device and Audio Input Capture to a scene. •
  2. Look under Audio Mixer and find your Audio Input Capture.
  3. Click ‘File’ in the upper left corner of OBS, then click ‘Settings’.
  4. Give your joystick a wiggle and see if you’re now able to hear the normal menu settings!

Does OBS record audio and video separately?

OBS Studio has the capability to record up to six separate audio tracks. While streaming, track 1 is usually used as the track which all audio sources are mixed together and send out to the stream. When only recording, track 1 could be used to record the microphone.

Does OBS record audio?

Open Broadcasting Software (OBS) is often used to record streaming videos and users like its lightweight but powerful performance. It doesn’t use much processing power to record and stream simultaneously, especially with a gaming PC. But OBS can also directly record desktop audio, which is useful for other purposes.

How do I fix my audio not working on OBS?

Try these fixes:

  • Unmute OBS.
  • Check the sound settings.
  • Tweak OBS audio settings.
  • Remove other programs for audio control.
  • Update your audio driver.
  • Reinstall OBS.

What is audio output capture OBS?

Audio Output Capture are the sources that output audio for you hear. Examples of Audio Output Capture are speakers, monitors, and headsets/headphones. While Audio Input and Output Capture have no properties like other sources, for audio to be effective, you want to learn how to balance your audio sources.

Can OBS record multiple audio tracks?

How do I record two audio sources at once?

Click the Add Track button and select Audio Track… You’ll see a properties pane pop up. Give the track a name and switch the settings to Stereo and MP3 if necessary. Repeat the process, so that you have two tracks in the main window.