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This subject was discussed here before but my problem is a little different. I have a transparent tiff sequence with sequential numbers that I wish to overlay on top of another tiff sequence in order to create a video file.

In addition, I'd like to add a text overlay from a text file using the drawtext filter.

Seperatly, I've managed to do both of these actions but when I try to combine them to a single command line, the code either doesn't work or it produces only one of the video filters.

This is the code I've used for the sequential numbers overlay:

ffmpeg -i sc060_sh0050_v02.%4d.tif -i %d.tif -vcodec v210 -filter_complex overlay -shortest

And this is the code I've used for the title overlay:

ffmpeg -f image2 -i sc060_sh0050_v02.%4d.tif -vcodec v210 -vf "[in]drawtext=fontfile=Arial.ttf: fontsize=50: textfile=filename.txt: r=25: x=100: y=(lh): fontcolor=0x76FF08: box=1: boxcolor=0x00000099[out]" -y

Does anyone know of a way I can make both effects work in a single command line?

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what's the failing command line? –  rogerdpack Jun 18 '13 at 0:11

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