Windows 7 Minimum Performance Options for OBS Studio Window Capture

Windows 7 Minimum Performance Settings for OBS Studio Window Capture

For anybody using OBS Studio on Windows 7, here are the minimum performance settings to get OBS Window Capture to work. You need to turn on these settings:

  • Enable desktop composition
  • Use visual styles on windows and buttons

Win 7 Performance Settings

This info came from experimenting, not a deep dive into the technical bits.