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How do I view an AVI file that requires GTCC codec?

I have pretty much tried every type of decoder package out there (K-lite, CCCP, Satsuki, etc.) but no luck. I used an old webcam back in the early 2000s when recording. Really need to know what this ...
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How to convert ADPCM to wav in Windows?

I have the following frame format of my ADPCM data The frame format of the ADPCM is # byte | Contents ---------------------------------------------------------- 0 | Encoder state: LSByte ...
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How can I reduce latency on VLC

I 'm working on a video streaming application. Server is a Linux machine (ffmpeg-ffserver) and client is a Windows machine (vlc player). There is a latency of about 6 seconds. Despite the fact that ...
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ffmpeg - How to copy|extract encoding settings from existing media file?

I wished to be able do this multiple times now so I ask. If I have an existing video or audio file, ffmpeg, mplayer and other media players can detect at least some of it's "propreties" like ...
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How to get car model from vin number [closed]

I'm attempting to write my own car vin number decoder script in python and have run into the following issue: From the research I've been doing I believe that when decoding a Vin number, its fairly ...
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Why does FFmpeg decode a raw YUV420p video?

Why does FFmpeg decode a raw video in the YUV420 planar 8 bits pixel format, when it's also encoding the video using the same YUV420p pixel format? I've ran a couple benchmark tests encoding only raw ...
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Is it possible to decode such filenames?

Sometimes, when you upload your photos to certain social networks, they change your photos' filenames from something like pchelka_mia.jpg to ze58dadc2.jpg.. I tried to delete a photo and software ...
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Is Hyper-threading important in Adobe Premiere CS 4 - 5.5?

I have a copy of Adobe Premiere Pro CS 4 that has trouble playing back 1080p HD H.264 when I'm editing it on my C2Q Q8200 / 8GB RAM machine. It's really hard to work with video when you can't even ...
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“Decode” messages sent through skype mobile

I was in a group chat with my friends on skype, and they were sending messages such as: 💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩 It shows up as just a bunch of squares... how can I decode ...
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Does AMD Support on-die video decoding?

Do any AMD processors support on-die video decoding in the same vein as the Intel core series? If so, can anyone point me to any articles that compare the two?
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Naming confusion : Why it is not called Decoding but Encoding in every browser?

In browsers such as Firefox, Chrome and IE, there is an option called Encoding. It is used to decode the HTML documents into different languages. As far as I know, say, if I choose, "Encoding ...
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Is it illegal to use software video ripping software such as Handbreak, AnyDVD, etc?

Is it illegal for one use a ripping and decoding software to rip his or her own DVD collection? Does the Digital Millennium Copyright Act make it illegal? I was always under the impression that a ...
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ffmpeg hangs when creating a video

I am trying to insert an audio channel with a video: first of all I extract the audio from the original video for processing: ffmpeg -i lotr.mp4 lotr.wav I then extract all frames for later ...
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audio: No such file or directory

I am trying to decode an mp3 to a raw file. I am trying to use madplay to accomplish this. I am running Debian Etch kernel 2.6.26-2-amd64. I installed madplay using apt-get install madplay. I am ...
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Re-encoding of mp3 files and quality loss

If I decode and re-encode MP3 file with the same settings, should it be similar to the original? Re-encoding may be useful when dealing with damaged mp3 files. When I just play them (with mp3lib) it ...
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Audio driver on Mac OS X sounded like it had a bit crusher on it… reset SaffireMix parameters and it went away. What happened?

Does anyone else use a Saffire Pro 24 audio device, or similar Focusrite/Saffire device for an audio I/O? Gradually over the last week it has sounded like my Mac's audio system has descended deeper ...