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How to add subtitles and an additional audio track to a DVD without having to re-encode the original audio/video data?

So I have this DVD with medium-quality video recordings. I'd like to augment it by subtitles (in two languages) and add a second audio track (a translation). So far I only found tools that require ...
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Ffmpeg Sync when extracting parts of video

This question can be seen as an extension of this question. I am using the ffmpeg 2.0.1 . The following commands is useful when you want to extract parts of one big video file given time makers. ...
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How to convert .it file to .mp3? [closed]

I tried numerous googlings, but found only software that isn't free. I did this once, but I forgot how! What is the free app to do this?
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How to encode audio with Opus codec?

The Opus audio codec looks like the best thing ever for compressing audio. It has recently become supported in the latest ffmpeg and VLC players. However, there is no documentation I can find on how ...
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What determines the quality of a video

I have a video file (which includes a audio stream too). I want to determine its quality based on bit rate, bit depth, height, width, encoding etc. Among this what determines the quality of a video? ...
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How does AACplus v2 perform in comparison to AAC? [closed]

Which of these audio codecs provides better quality? I want to encode my audio files to lower lower bitrate and maximum quality.
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I'm fed up with Vegas, Premiere, Pinnacle, SoundForge and all of the other editors I've tried. I'm trying to modify the audio of an AVI file, but all of the editors I've tried insist on re-encoding ...
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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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182 views

How to learn about media encoding, decoding, formats, etc

While engaging in some media processing (ripping DVD to .avi to watch on my laptop), I became interested in all the technicalities I encountered regarding the video and audio encoding etc. What are ...
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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 ...
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Getting the best CD-ripping and -burning quality with Windows Media Player

I rip and burn classical music CDs now and then with Windows Media Player 11, on Windows XP Pro, SP2. I use the "WMA Lossless" setting for ripping, and "Slow" for burning, figuring these settings ...
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out of sync video output from adobe media encoder

What do I do? The video is ahead of the audio after encoding it using adobe media encoder. I used the default settings and the video is also monster size(11Gb) The original video is not out of sync, ...
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Finding out if a FLAC or WAVPACK audio file is NOT originally encoded from a lossy source

Is there a way of checking that the so-called FLAC or WAVPACK audio file was originally encoded from a lossless source (WAV, CDA, APE, etc.) instead of a lossy source (MP3, AAC, ATRAC, etc.)? Say I ...
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How to mix MP3's using LAME

I have N MP3 files (N files for example). I need to superimpose, or mix them into one. Is there a special LAME function for performing such an operation?
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AAC Sample Rate and Bit Rate for High Quality Audio?

What are the AAC Sample Rate and Bit Rate settings to set in order to encode an audio track with a quality comparable to MP3 320kbps? I need to backup a DVD movie, the default settings for AAC are ...
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Best Audio bitrate/encoding? [closed]

I want to rip all my CDs again. What is the best bitrate to use? I am thinking of OGG with 192 (it seems OGG uses ABR and doesnt have a VBR?). I cant remember what i used but i many ripped as m4a and ...
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Does Winamp include video or audio encoders?

Does Winamp have an audio/video encoder? I would really enjoy that.
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Missing audio transcoding options under VLC for Mac

I'm following the iPod Video Conversion Guide for VLC (VideoLAN) v1.02 on a Mac. I've reached the section where I need to choose which audio transcoding option to use. Both audio format options for ...