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Exr file sequence to mov with ffmpeg

When I convert an EXR file sequence with x264 using FFmpeg and convert the colorspace from linear to SRGB (with gamma 0.45454545) I get some heavy banding issues (most visible on a dark gradient). For ...
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a script that multithreads using bash/batch and nconvert

i have over 500 (50MB) .tif files and i want to convert them to .png i have tried nconvert and find it working, but there is no multithreading, is there a simple way of doing it in a bash or batch ...
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How can I batch convert subfolders of images into single PDFs?

I'm surprised I couldn't find an easy script for this online. I have a directory with lots of subdirectories, each filled with TIFFs. How can I batch convert subfolders of multiple images (TIFFs) into ...
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How to convert many .csv files into 1 .xlsx file with multiple tabs [on hold]

I have multiple .csv files that need to be in a single .xlsx file, each on it's own tab. I know how to do it manually. is there an automated way do do this? I'm going to need to do this on a monthly ...
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What is the best way to convert .wtv files to .mkv

Ive been searching everywhere for a good solution and nothing has worked for me thus far. I've tried Handbrake, MC-TVConverter and a slew of other converters and nothing seems to work with WTV files. ...
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FireWire to USB 2.0 adapter - does it work? [duplicate]

I need to connect to my FireWire disk but dont have a firewire port on my laptop. I was thinking about using FireWire-USB adapter. I read online that USB's max data throughput is 480 Mbit/s and ...
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Opening/reading a ULW audio file?

Is it possible to open/read a uLaw audio file (extension .ulw) on a Mac? I did a quick google search and found nothing - the application Notch claims to support it but it didn't convert it in my case. ...
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How can I convert a large PDF to PNG?

I want to convert a very large PDF file (>2GB) to a PNG (or JPEG) file so that it is easier to open and look at. I want to do that without opening the PDF file since it is too large to be opened. Is ...
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How can I use Keynote to present a PDF file?

I want to use Apple Keynote on Mac OS X to present a PDF document (which was made using Adobe InDesign). Especially the next-page-view is handy. As Keynote can only import single PDF pages, how can I ...
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Word document changes after saving as pdf

When i save my word-document as pdf, the word document changes. The changes which happen are: insertion of an extra table, and change in margin on that same page. The pdf looks like the word ...
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OpenOffice Calc convert with command line

I am trying to convert xls to dbf with OpenOffice Calc via command line (Windows), but I'm getting an error with this line (path is set): scalc --invisible -convert-to dbf c:\MATIKGL.xls Error : ...
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How to convert a directory of JPGs to multi PDF files?

I'm searching for a batch command that will convert a directory of JPGs to many PDF files. In order to convert JPGs to JPGs, i use the following command: mkdir tmp; find . -name "*.jpg" -exec convert ...
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Convert rtf to pdf removing the hidden text of rtf file

I am using Ted on CentOS 6, for conversion of RTF to PDF documents via shell_exec command from php script like: shell_exec(rtf2pdf.sh test.rtf test.pdf) But the issue is that if the RTF file has any ...
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How to import MXF recordings on FCP?

I have a problem with my MXF files when I was about to import them into FCP7. It refuse to work at all. I tried couple of plug-ins and applications but nothing worked. How could I solve this problem?
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How to convert PSD to JPG or PNG on Linux with Gimp CLI/batch mode (or other server-side tool)?

I've been working on a theoretically simple web service to convert PSD or AI files to jpeg, png or some web-compatible format. I was able to successfully use ImageMagic's convert -flatten sample.ai ...
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Convert baud rate to words per minute [closed]

I'm not sure if SuperUser is the best place to ask this. But does anyone have a conversation for how many words per minute(wpm) to baud(bps)? I was trying to figure out 300/1200/2400 bps to wpm but ...
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Optimum parameters for FFMPEG to keep file size

so the idea is: I want to convert every.single.video I have in a 1 terabyte drive to a format that my Chromecast can play (https://developers.google.com/cast/docs/media) and I'll happily leaving my ...
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Batch convert only the audio of AVIs from AC3 to MP3?

I have many AVIs with AC3 audio tracks. How can I batch convert only the audio from AC3 to MP3 ? I have tried Format Factory, works quite good, although it lowers the final audio volume!
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Alternate method to render SVG line art from a script

I want to render a significant number of SVG files (containing line art) to PNG format (and possibly other formats), so I'm planning to write a script to do it for me. The problem is that I need to ...
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Combine multiple sequence of gifs into one OR append images to gif with Imagemagic/convert

Im looking for a way to convert set of 55 images into one gif. Ive already tried convert -delay 100 * out.gif but apparently its too much for my computer, convert suddenly allocates 2GB ram+1GB ...
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How to convert a true type font into a bitmap font?

I need to convert a true type font (more specifically, the Arial.ttf font) into a bitmap font (XML + PNG). How can I do that easily?
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DOCX to PDF… with Custom Document Properties

TLDR: How can I convert a DOC(X) to a PDF and keep CustomDocumentProperties and Fields - so that I can programmatically update the Custom Properties and print the PDF via a Windows Service? !TLDR We ...
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I need to batch convert Word (.doc) to Word Perfect documents (.wpd)

Everything I have found so far is going the other direction and few specifics. I need to convert approximately a hundred Word documents into WordPerfect documents. It has been more than a decade ...
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Why does ColorSync compression increase PDF file size for me?

I have this ebook that I'm trying to send to my Kindle from my Mac. I've done this before; Get a pdf, send it to Kindle address, and make sure the subject is "convert". This causes Amazon to convert ...
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Mac OSX Numbers - Convert text to datetime

I am using Numbers on a Mac. I have a CSV file which contains numerous dates in the format MM/DD/YYYY. I need to convert these dates into datetime format for insertion into a MySQL table. How do I ...
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Enable auto save conversations in Microsoft Office Communicator 2007

For any conversation I have to manually say 'File->Save->Save As Email' which saves the Conversation so far in that window to 'Conversation History' folder. But many times if I forget to do that & ...
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Converting base64 encoded database

I have a dadabase whose structure is really simple. <ws> <e> <k>base64_encoded_string</k> <v>base64_encoded_string</v> </e> ...
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Convert CHM to PDF in batch?

Is there a good program or script to convert many chm files to pdf with good quality? (Preferably suitable for computer or iPad viewing) Info: Operating System: Ubuntu 13.10
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Batch convert to UTF-8 a directory having both UTF-8 and CP-1251 files

I have a directory containing files, some of them are UTF-8, some are CP-1251. I want to convert the ones that are CP-1251 to be UTF-8, but without corrupting the UTF-8 files. I tried using iconv -f ...
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Converting with avconv without trying to increase quality

This might just be a quick question or a matter of a specific flag, but I have a standard format that I use for storing videos on my computer. The idea is to cut down on storage requirements while ...
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Best settings to convert massive pdf hiking maps to images using ghostscript/imagemagick

I did convert all of the Te Araroa Hiking Maps from PDFs to JPEGs so far. The original maps are 16-64MB PDFs, which take forever to load on my Android Phone. I converted them using Ghostscript and ...
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Converting a bunch of TS video segments into H.264 files

I have a lot of directories of TS video fragment files that I would like to convert into H.264 in MP4 files. Each directory consists multiple fragments that comprise one single video, and there is a ...
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Convert Pages '13 files to PDF in batch

I have tons of Pages files lying around taking up precious space on my SSD. I want to batch convert them to PDF preferably via a terminal command. I have iWork '13 and iWork '09. AppleScript-ability ...
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mass conversion OpenOffice to MicrosoftOffice [duplicate]

My problem is that I can't convert manually each file from OpenOffice to MicrosoftOffice; I need some software, program, whatever that could convert in mass all of them (the files).
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Display .pgm image file on apache webserver

I have a .pgm image file that I'd like to display on my apache webserver. Right now when I try to display it, it fails. Is there a way to configure apache so that I can display it successfully on a ...
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How can I get the displayed value of a cell in MS Excel ( for text that was converted to dates)?

How can I get the displayed value of a cell in MS Excel ( for text that was converted to dates)? Excel File Origin I have an Excel file that was originally a CSV file. At this time I don't have ...
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How can I read or convert a FoxPro DBC file on OSX?

I have a bunch of datasets in the .DBC file format. It appears to be a FoxPro Container or Table file. In spite of significant time on Google, I have not found a way to view / convert this file to ...
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What are the possible tools to convert from pdf to epub?

I know similar questions have been asked before, but before marking it as duplicate, let me explain. I just bought a .pdf ebook online and would like to have it as a .epub instead. I usually use ...
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On Linux, how to export .svg files into a vector format readable by Powerpoint?

I am working on a Linux computer, and have a bunch of .svg files. I have to give them to a client who will insert them into a Powerpoint presentation (the client is working on a Windows machine). I am ...
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What is the ffmpeg command to convert 3gp to ulaw?

I am able to convert it to wav using: ffmpeg -i audio.3pg audio.wav but I need the command to convert it to ulaw. Anyone?
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Unable to convert m4a to mp3

My audio container is M4A, but codec is AAC. When I try to convert it into MP3 I got an error: afconvert ~/Desktop/src.m4a -f MPG3 -d .mp3 ~/Desktop/dst.mp3 Error: ExtAudioFileSetProperty ('cfmt') ...
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Convert .oxps file to .pdf file on Windows 8

I have done a university assignment and accidentally saved it as an .oxps file... How might I convert .oxps file to .pdf on Windows 8?
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Is there a way to bundle PDF files into to a Kindle friendly file?

I'm downloading PDF approach plates from Navigraph, and I have a folder--per airport--with files named after their corresponding approach / departure etc. Now I'd like to take such a folder with a ...
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Normalise levels, contrast, brightness of an image sequence

When making animated gifs or short stop-motion videos from an image sequence, I want them to have all similar levels so that the output looks smooth. It does not have to be a professional quality ...
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Turning down volume on multiple music files [closed]

I am using my android phone to play mp3 and flac files that i have stored on a microSD crad. The problem is that android only has 10 volume levels, and my songs differ in volume from song to song ...
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Convert .txt. file from windows-1251 to utf-8

I'm trying to read the cyrillic text that is stored in .txt format. Once I open it with OpenOffice, it is OK. Once I open it with Notepad++, it shows unreadable symbols. Setting Windows-1251 prior ...
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Is there a way to convert FAT16 to NTFS using terminal without convert.exe (windows 7)?

Do you know any other ways of converting filesystems in Windows 7 only by means of OS itself?
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Need to format PDF file

I have a PDF file that contains a customer list from the program CF Data Systems: Structure. I need to import this customer data into QuickBooks, but the way QuickBooks imports requires it to be ...
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PDF to EPS conversion: Bounding box problem

PLOS journals require submission of EPS format figures instead of PDF. Most of my figures were made in PDF and I used to simply crop the excess margins and use pdflatex to process the final output. ...
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Break up SVG images and save individually

I have a large SVG file containing a few hundred simple images. Is there any way to open the file, ungroup all the images and then save them all individually, in bulk? I don't want to have to copy ...