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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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How to Embed Subtitle to MP4 Without Re-Encoding or ( Is it possible to show Softcoded Subtitle in Web Flash Player )

I have mp4 videos. I need mp4 videos for my website so i dont want to re-encode my mp4 videos to mp4 to add subtitle. I can add subtitle to my videos with MP4Box (with CMD) but it is softcoded. ...
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H.264 Pro Recorder Files not closed properly

I have several files that were recorded using a BlackMagic Design H.264 Pro Recorder. It would appear that somewhere in the process, the recorder did not close out the file properly when the ...
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0answers
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Interruptions on the encoder output stream

I have next scheme: input video stream --> SDI converter --> encoder (that delivers HD content to CDN). I got a problem - when i increase the bitrate of outgoing stream to 4000Kbps - there are ...
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0answers
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What is the optimal codec and encoding parameters to encode Video Podcast?

I've got recorded PowerPoint presentation (video podcast) - static slides, mainly texts, some static infographics with voice of the presenter (speech only). It lasts about 1 hour and encoded to .avi ...
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1answer
195 views

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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1answer
174 views

ffmpeg stripping out third stream not working

I have files with a third stream which could be some metadata from FCP. This is the output of ffprobe: ffprobe 00700.mov ffprobe version 2.0.1 Copyright (c) 2007-2013 the FFmpeg developers ...
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529 views

ffmpeg minimal requirements configuration for encoding and decoding h264 files

I'm trying to compile ffmpeg with minimal requirements in order to encode/decode with h264. So far my command line configuration is : ./configure --disable-yasm --disable-everything ...
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0answers
76 views

Expression Encoder 4 (free) Error how to workaround?

I have problem with Expression Encoder 4 when I render captured PC screen. At the end of coding it says: "Error: Problem encoding this file using two pass encoding" Source capture is okay. In the ...
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1answer
276 views

subtitle encoding issue with mkvtoolnix

so I've attached a few subtitles to a MKV with mkvtoolnix, but it appears that after muxing the character encoding is messed up. The input subtitles were UTF-8 encoded. I don't know what's the ...
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Compiling x264 with mp4 support

I need x264 for my project. I have one at /opt/local/bin/x264, but when I execute the following command: x264 --qpfile cuepoints.qp --output output.mp4 input.mp4 it says: x264 [error]: not ...
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Preserve text readability while encoding game screencasts

I have a bunch of (almost lossless) 3d game screencasts which now occupy considerable amount of my hdd space. I would like to reduce their size. Overall image quality isn't of great concern, except ...
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1answer
644 views

Specify MPEG-4 as encoding parameter in FFmpeg

I want to ask about mpeg4 codec parameters. I use it to encode video in Evalvid environment as follows: ./ffmpeg -s cif -r 30 -b 64000 -bt 3200 -g 30 -i raw.yuv -vcodec mpeg4 vid.m4v The video will ...
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1answer
943 views

ffmpeg video with watermark and subtitle at same time

Hi I want to add watermark png image to video with hardcode substitle .srt file at same time what changes i should do the to following line ffmpeg -i input.mkv -threads 0 -c:v libx264 -crf 28 -preset ...
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2answers
545 views

Video encoding application for a two-processor, 16 core system

I need to perform some video encoding, but most of the applications (or settings) that I've used will not take full advantage of my workstation. I'm using two Xeon processors, 8 cores per processor ...
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0answers
279 views

opensource vp6a encoding

I am looking for a way to encode a movie with vp6a. I was hoping I would be able to do this with ffmpeg using this command: ffmpeg -i test.flv -loop 1 -i bg.tga -vcodec vp6a -vframes 1037 -b:v 1024k ...
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2answers
194 views

Efficient, automated way to re-encode a large number of videos?

I have a lot of videos, mostly 1080p, that I want to re-encode / compress. A lot of them are, like I said, 1080p - however, they're also very high bitrate (I believe), and are just otherwise encoded ...
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2answers
1k views

What video codec puts the CPU/GPU under the least possible load while decoding?

I'm interested in transcoding a video I own for use as a screensaver; size isn't an issue, but I want to stress the processor and video card as little as possible as far as video decoding goes. What ...
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1answer
264 views

JM H264 Reference Software quality drop

I've just started messing around with the latest JM 18.4 tool for a bit but after I encode a sample yuv file the video comes out poor.(Everything is on default, I did a clean compile just to make sure ...
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261 views

General guidelines / workflow to convert or transfer video “professionally”?

I'm an IT "professional" who sometimes has to deal with small video conversion / video cutting projects, and I'd like to learn "the right way" to do this. Every time I search Google, there's always a ...
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1answer
2k views

FFMPEG: Convert .rgb images to video

I want to create a video from .rgb files. These just contain the pixels, no header. I'm able to cerate a video from pngs: ffmpeg -f image2 -r 30 -i %%06d.png -vcodec huffyuv video.avi But ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
2k views

Extracting and re-combining audio from a video

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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1answer
1k views

DVDfab encoding error

I'm trying to use the DVD ripper that comes with DVDfab 8.1 to encode .mp4 video with single pass. I selected the first chapter, which is about 2 minutes long. When the conversion starts and gets ...
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1answer
131 views

How bitrate changes with screen size

I'm trying to DVDrip a 320x240 screen .m4v video. Is there some way to mathematically know the bitrate for the required screen size so that there will be no distortions and you can know the closest ...
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1answer
1k views

Encode HD video to a good format for editing

I have a video that I would like to edit, but it's currently a mov (H.264) file, which makes frame by frame editing impossible. So, I'd like to re-encode it to a better format. I read that DV is a ...
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2answers
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Video encoding: How much does the video file size increase with fps?

Given that the next blockbusters of e.g. Peter Jackson (The Hobbit) and James Cameron (Avatar 2) are going to be shot with a frame rate of 48 fps (or even more) - i.e. more than the usual 24 fps - I ...
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1answer
508 views

Why does video file size drastically increase on import from camera? (iMovie)

My Sony camera has a 60GB hard drive and can store many hours of 1080p video. However, when I import these videos in iMovie (i.e. h.264) in their full 1080p size, they end up consuming something like ...
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2answers
2k views

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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2answers
958 views

How to add subtitles in other places

I've seen some videos where there are signs written in another language, and right next to the sign a subtitle has been added to explain what it says. So far I have only been able to add subtitles to ...
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1answer
408 views

Job queueing in Toast Titanium 10?

I have a bunch of .MP4 video files I'm burning to DVD-Video using Toast Titanium 10 on my MacBook Pro. Right now, I'm doing them one at a time. Because my computer is several years old, encoding video ...
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1answer
884 views

How do I slow down a video generating new interpolated frames?

I've used mencoder's speed parameter to generate a video which is played at half the speed. This basically means halving the framerate of the video. But I'm interested in software that could convert a ...
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1answer
67 views

What video codecs have most amount of content and thus popular at present/in future? [closed]

I want to find out if I can get some data on the percentage wise distribution of video content, for different video codecs currently used for video encoding. I know there are different ...
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1answer
810 views

How to see the video bit rate of an AVI file

I'm trying to add subtitles to an AVI file while minimizing loss in video quality. I can adjust the quality by setting the bitrate in mencoder. I would like to know the bitrate of the original file in ...
0
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1answer
69 views

Video Encoding questions

I have a lot of .mov and .m4v files of various sizes. I want to encode them to play inside and HTML5 video container. the element is interesting and pretty advanced. I know that Safari/WebKit can ...
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1answer
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 ...
0
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2answers
113 views

RMVB encoder for Mac

Is there an RMVB encoder (RealVideo 9 & RealAudio 8 64kbps 44.1khz) for Mac? I am currently running Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.4
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3answers
126 views

Current State of DivX

DivX recently got acquired by Sonic Solutions and that made me wonder is DivX dead in comparison to other video encoders? Observing the torrents on TPB, I notice the movies are being ripped in XViD ...
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1answer
227 views

Question on video merging and converting(wmv to avi)

I have downloaded some clips from the net that were split into several files. There are 8 files and they are exactly 130 MB in total. There are 8 files in .WMV format 130 MB in total Now I use ...
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4answers
168 views

encoding movies for the web

I have a friend that hosts his website on IIS and Windows Server 2003 R2 32-bit. He has .WMV files and .MPG and others and some of these are 30 mb in size! He wonders why users complain the site is ...
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1answer
6k views

Video format for both iPhone and Android?

Is there a format that plays both on iPhone and Android? I have been trying to encode videos in MP4 using ffmpeg - however, using libx264 or mpeg4 - the videos either only work in Android, or in ...
1
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3answers
303 views

Resizing/reprocessing videofiles to adjust total size being <= 4.7gb

How could I resize or reprocess bunch of videofiles (tv show series) to be able write it on DVD? Total size of all files should be less or equal to the max size of dvd - 4.7G. Is there any kind of ...
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2answers
105 views

Building a DVR system for use with custom windows application (video analytics)

Is there a good PCIe DVR capture card that has at least 4 channels as well as the hardware encoding? It would have to have decent driver support in Windows xp or windows 7. I have looked at various ...
2
votes
2answers
42 views

Rendering videos slower

I've got some movies which should be used for tutorial aspects. Problem: the shown stuff is too fast, I need to slow down the movies. Does anyone know a tool / programm which can do this? The movies ...
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2answers
566 views

Why does xvid encoding lag/lock up windows 7?

It seems to encode just fine. If you look at the mouse cursor you'll see firefox locks up once i click it. Calculator seems fine but when i try to move it, it locks up. The resource monitor and task ...
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1answer
805 views

How to prevent stretching, blurring and pixelating of embedded logos in VirtualDub?

take a look at this please http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te-HVN8y_QE&hd=1 . Notice the embedded "logo" in the upper left corner? How blurry and pixelated it is? This is the original image: ...
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0answers
632 views

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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1answer
140 views

my sweet old VHS collection

What is the best way to convert my VHS collection to something that I can view without a VHS player? I have a not so big collection 100 VHS I have plenty of storage I have a network media tank ...
3
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5answers
3k views

Episode by episode DVD Rip to AVI on Windows 7

I'm looking for a Windows tool to rip DVD files to AVI files. VidCode looks cool, but it wants to convert the whole DVD (all files in the VIDEO_TS folder) to one AVI. I would like to pull each ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

Transfer Video to Sony Walkman NWZ-S544

How do I transfer an MP4 video file to my Sony Walkman NWZ-S544? It transfers but then I cannot play it because I get a "format not supported" error. The file I'm transferring is a standard MP4 ...