Fixing OBS-Studio Error: “Bad File Path”
So today I decided to switch to OBS-Studio since Beam.Pro doesn’t support RTMP anymore.
This meant I had to enter a lot of settings again.
While trying to enter my record path, I got the error “Bad File Path” thrown at my face.
I was used to the file path used in OBS-Classic, which for me was:
However, this did not work for OBS-Studio.
How I fixed it?
It was easier than I thought:
Enter the path like so:
Now it didn’t start recording after setting this up and hitting
The simple solution?
Run OBS-Studio as Admin 🙂
If it doesn’t start recording when you click the button, without throwing an error, this means that you don’t have write permissions or something to the folder, so running OBS-Studio as admin is an easy fix.
I hope this little guide helped you when you encounter this issue as well.