December 21, 2020

How to fix black screen on OBS streaming after turning off the RDP

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OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) is free and open-source software for video recording and live streaming. Stream to Twitch, YouTube, and many other providers …

To use OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) for video streaming, follow these instructions:

  • Download and Install OBS: Go to the official OBS website and download the appropriate version for your operating system (Windows, macOS, or Linux). Run the installer and follow the on-screen instructions to install OBS on your computer.
  • Launch OBS: Once installed, open OBS on your computer.
  • Configure OBS for Streaming: Before you start streaming, you need to configure OBS with your streaming settings. Here’s how you can do it:
    • Create a new Scene: A scene is a collection of sources such as your video feed, images, and other media. Click on the plus (+) button under the “Scenes” section to create a new scene. Give it a name (e.g., “Main Scene”).
    • Add Sources: Sources are the elements that appear in your stream. Common sources include your webcam, game capture, images, text, etc. Click on the plus (+) button under the “Sources” section to add a new source. Select the appropriate source type (e.g., “Video Capture Device” for your webcam) and follow the on-screen instructions to configure it.
    • Set up Stream Output: Go to the “Settings” menu and select the “Stream” tab. Choose your desired streaming platform from the “Service” drop-down menu (e.g., Twitch, YouTube, etc.). Obtain your stream key from your streaming platform account and enter it in the “Stream Key” field. You can also configure other settings like video bitrate, resolution, and audio options.
    • Preview and Start Streaming: After configuring your sources and stream settings, you can preview your stream before going live. Click on the “Start Streaming” button to start broadcasting your stream to the selected platform.
    • Monitor and Adjust: While streaming, you can monitor the stream health and make adjustments as needed. OBS provides real-time statistics and indicators to help you ensure the stream is working properly.
    • End the Stream: When you’re ready to end your stream, simply click on the “Stop Streaming” button in OBS.

These are the basic steps to get started with OBS for video streaming. OBS offers a wide range of advanced settings and features that you can explore to enhance your streaming experience. You can refer to the OBS documentation and tutorials for more detailed instructions on specific features and advanced configurations.

So we will go through Some Normal Processes.

  • In RDP will not work Display Capture Plugin Properly.
  • So you need to use an alternative to get Proper Streaming.
  • There Are Another 4 Alternative Plugins available In OBS.
    1. Browser – Use this for streaming from any Web Link (
    2. Game Capture – Use this for streaming from any Game Window
    3. Media Source – Use this for streaming from any Media File (Like Video or Mp3 File).
    4. Window Capture – Use this for streaming from any APP Window That’s currently running on Your Desktop.

You have now Fixed Black Screen Issues On Your RDP!

Here is Tutorial Video Link – YOUTUBE


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