Fix NVENC Error: get_encoded_packet: nv.nvEncLockBitstream on OBS

How To Fix NVENC Error Get Encoded Packet

In This Article, You Will Learn How To Fix “An encoder error occurred while recording: NVENC Error: get_encoded_packet: nv.nvEncLockBitstream” on OBS.

Steps To Fix NVENC Error: get_encoded_packet: nv.nvEncLockBitstream on OBS

Install previous (older) version of your NVIDIA graphics card.

Step 1: In Windows Search, type “Device Manager” and open it.

Step 2: Expand “Display adapters” and note down your NVIDIA graphics card Product name (For example – NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070).

Step 3: Go to –

Step 4: Enter the details of NVIDIA graphics card, such as:

  • Product Type: GeForce
  • Product Series: GeForce RTX 40 Series
  • Product: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070
  • Operating System: Windows 11
  • Language: English
  • Download Type: Studio Driver

And then click on “Start Search”.

Step 5: Download the second driver for the search result. Note: Don’t download the latest version, download the older version.

Step 6: Run the downloaded .exe file. Click on Yes > OK > Agree and continue > Agree and continue > Next.

Step 7: Once the installation is done. Launch OBS and you will not get any error and you will easily able to record video.

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