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ffmpeg: convert and keep audio track

I have some video files in H.264 codec and DTS audio. My goal is to convert the audio tracks (mostly 2 tracks, English and German) to AAC, but also keep the DTS audio track. I tried this command, but ...
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How can I convert a movie file to make it smaller? [duplicate]

I have some recorded TV on my hard drive. It's about 2 hours long, 10.6 GB. The extension of the file is MPEG-2 TS Video (.ts). I was wondering the best way to convert this file to make it ...
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RS232-> convert to usb format and store to jump drive or other usb connected memory

I work with older (pre1997) machine tools. They use a RS232 port to transfer data to and from the machine. I would like to convert these serial signals into a USB format and store them on a jump ...
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FFMPEG EXR to TIFF works, TIFF TO JPG, but not EXR to JPG

I try to batch-convert EXR Images to JPG Images. Converting EXR to JPG doesn't work, i get a corrupt error when trying opening the file. ffmpeg.exe -y -i C:/test.exr C:/outs.jpg But Converting EXR ...
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How to convert audio to video with VLC?

I'm familiar with the use of VLC to transcode videos, or to extract audio from video. What I'd like to do is the reverse of that. I have a very long MP3 and would like to generate a simple video ...
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Converting dictionary file to separate txt files

I have data in .dict and .lsd (abby lingvo) dictionary files. I need to convert either of them to set of .txt files. Each article shoud be in separate plain utf8 text file. Is there some utility for ...
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how to convert a .exe file to a pdf file?

I have some ebooks with the file extension .exe which can be opened with Adobe flash player 10 . I want to convert these files to pdf files.. If anyone can find me a program to covert these files it ...
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Converting djvu to pdf AND preserving table of contents , how is it possible?

I tried several online and offline tools but table of content ( TOC ) information was not preserved during the conversion. I would like to convert a 5000 page Finnish dictionary which is in djvu ...
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Imagemagick: Advanced JPG to PNG convertion

How could I do something like this with Imagemagick?: imagemagick -inuput:0*.jpg select-by-color:ffffff -threshold:15 -fill:fffff -mode:greyscale -mode:index:17 -output:Original_filename.png Using ...
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When Converting PDFs, Newlines Become Paragraphs

I'm attempting to use Calibre to convert a book-length PDF to a .mobi format for reading on my Kindle. When I do this, however, every line from the original ends up as being a standalone paragraph in ...
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Bulk resize / compress TIFF files [closed]

We support and host an EMR for several medical practices; these practices scan images into this software stored as flat files (TIFF mostly). Due to poor user training (people scanning text pages as ...
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How can I convert a partition image to a mountable disk image?

So I thought I made an image of an entire drive, but it turns out that I only made an image of the main partition. This is an NTFS partition. How can I correctly convert this into an MBR-type disk ...
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Convert a JSON file to CSV or XLS (Excel) format

I have a number of JSON files which my old charting system will not accept as a data format for import. Is there an easy way to convert these to CSV or XLS?
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Issue in converting the video

I'm trying to convert a video of configuration 1080p-Resolution; 18Mps-video bitrate; 30fps to 1080p; 18Mps; 60fps using ffmpeg on windows platform. I use the command: ffmpeg -i input.avi -r 60 ...
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How to convert a WinSCP ppk to .CER/.PEM format acceptable by Azure Linux VM?

Googling was fruitless, as most people have a slightly different variation of this problem. I need to write some instructions on how to set up an Azure Linux VM and generate the keys using WinSCP. ...
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Converting a computer PSU to a bench power supply

)I have read a number of articles dealing with the conversion process and think I can manage to get there if I am careful and take it step by step. However my starting point is a box of PSUs that I ...
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How to convert a column of hex to dec in gawk, strtonum in gawk gives erroneous results

I am trying to script a database from a network stream. The network stream after being heavily sed'd drops a three column file that looks something like this called file.db ...
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.DSK to .vdi or other Virtual box supported format

Is there any way to convert dsk files to any usable format for virtual box? Is this type of conversion possible or not?
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Is There a way to permanently apply replaygain info to many flac files?

I ripped a bunch of CDs to flac, with replaygain, a while ago. What I am trying to do now is permanently apply the replaygain to the files so it is not just a meta tag. This way, I can batch convert ...
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imagemagick convert tiff degrades quality, how to prevent it?

I am using imagemagick convert to extract multiple tif images from a single tif file. But when I use the following command convert image.tif single%d.tif I get very low quality (sort of blurred) ...
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restricting printing, editing and converting of pdf documents converted by libreoffice command line tool

I am trying to convert files to pdf using the libreoffice command line tool like this - libreoffice --headless --convert-to pdf filename Now I want to restrict the printing, editing and converting ...
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Convert pdf to excel

I have a pdf of 18,000 pages of data that I need to work with for a project. I'm trying to convert it to an excel spreadsheet. I can't use Acrobat because it's just for a summer project thus I don't ...
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How to batch convert multi-page PDF into individual jpg files

I found these posts on converting a PDF to JPG using ImageMagick. However, I have a 12 page PDF I want to convert into 12 separate high quality jpg files. Looking for the least tedious way possible. ...
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OpenSSL, Converting CRT to PEM

I've been trying to use openssl to convert a .crt certificate to a .pem openssl.exe x509 -in server.crt -out openssl.pem -inform der -outform pem After using that command, I get unable to load ...
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Converting RAW Blackmagic Intensity Card frames

I am trying to convert raw video frames that I have captured using a Blackmagic Design Intensity card. The output frames are of the format: YCbCr 4:2:2 packed 8 Bit UYVY Abekas How can I convert ...
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Notepad++ EOL conversion difficulties from UNIX to windows. How to ensure it stays converted?

I have a .txt file which is in a UNIX/OSX format when it should be in windows. I have tried to convert it in Notepad++ through Edit>EOL Conversion>Windows format. However when I convert it in ...
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Problems when batch converting .aea files using ffmpeg

I'm running into a problem when using a bash for loop to convert all .aea files in a directory using ffmpeg (in this case, to .wav). I'm using the following: for f in *.aea; do ffmpeg -i "$f" ...
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How can I convert a MUS file to a MIDI file

I have a bunch of .mus files to .mid format to import them into Guitar Pro 6. Does anyone know of a currently working method?
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bulk upgrade *.doc to *.docx

I have a several directories that contain maybe 400-500 resumes that are a mixed bag of doc and docx I would like to get all the office documents up to docx is there a way to bulk convert them?
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Determine missing files after XML to Json conversion

I want to do some analyses on this files, using a big data approach. After converting my entire Batch of Files from XML to JSON (Over 100k Files, divided in 2 Folders) I realized that in the first ...
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Convert black and white jpeg to binary string [closed]

Given a jpeg image with all black and white pixels, I want to convert all black pixels to 1's and all white pixels to 0's, and have these 1's and 0's output to a text file. Is there any program that ...
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Migrate Google docs to Office 365, convert from .gdoc to .docx

Our company is switching from Google apps to Office 365. As I am one of the only using .gdocs documents I am tasked to convert them to .docx before we migrate by hand, or else I cannot open them ...
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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 [closed]

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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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 ...