OBS - Window capture - Resize canvas size to source size

By xngo on October 13, 2021

In OBS Studio, when you capture a window application whose size is smaller or different than the size of the base canvas, you will get black useless space.

OBS Studio - Window capture size different than base canvas size

There is a feature that allow you to easily resize the base canvas to fit the same size as you application window. It is called Resize output (source size). Right on your Window Capture source and select Resize output (source size).

OBS Studio - Window Capture > Resize output (source size)

The result will look like this.

OBS Studio - Window capture resize - result

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Xuan Ngo is the founder of OpenWritings.net. He currently lives in Montreal, Canada. He loves to write about programming and open source subjects.