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Embed album art image to FLAC file with ffmpeg

i am trying to embed Album Art to a FLAC file with ffmpeg. It seems that it cannot embed Album Art to a FLAC File and the file that is generated has zero length. I know that you can put the image in ...
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Create a video file from an audio file and add visualizations from audio

My initial was to upload audio files to YouTube along with video that is inspired from the audio. The visualization could be a spectrum, spectogram, or other forms of visualizations that change with ...
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Add credits to the end of the video

Is it possible to use ffmpeg to make credit titles at the end of the video ? I have a very long string of authors separated by comma as input. Managed to create 1 frame and append all the string to ...
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ffmpeg: How does ffmpeg decide which frames to pick when fps value is specified?

I am using ffmpeg to extract 3 frames per second using this command ffmpeg -i input.flv -f image2 -vf fps=fps=3 out%d.png I am wondering if I set the fps value, then how does ffmpeg select 3 ...
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How to encode XviD using ffmpeg for Home Theater/DVD Player?

I wanted to convert a file so I can play it my DVD player which only works with divx/xvid. I tried : ffmpeg.exe -y -i "in.mp4" -t 480.00 -vf scale=720:301,pad=720:576:0:137 -map 0:v:0 -map 0:1 -b:v ...
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sample_full_transcode , Video is not converted properly using Hardware acceleration

On going through sample_full_transcode provide @ https://software.intel.com/sites/default/files/MediaSamples_Windows_5.0.491.98719.msi I observed trancoding video is good with Software acceleration, ...
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How to add filters to ffmpeg, mp

I tried to use ffmpeg filter 'mp' but it reports there is no such filter. what I tried: 'ffmpeg -i input.avi -vf mp=ep2=xxx output.avi' And I build ffmpeg from this link: ...
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FFmpeg - Cut video into segments, transcode them individually, then concatenate & output to .ts

This is a follow-up question to audio error when concatenating clips using ffmpeg What I'd like to achieve is the following: Cut an input video into chunks Transcode each chunk (video and audio) ...
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FFMpeg generated m3u8 segmented videos long delay before playback starts

I am using ffmpeg to generate a segmented list of files in order to stream them to an iOS app. The list of files is generated fine but when it comes time to play them, the video needs to be downloaded ...
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Can ffmpeg detect the actual bitrate of an audio file?

Can ffmpeg tell me if an audio file has been upscaled or not? I see in this article, they used a spectrum analyzer to check for the real bitrate of an audio file. Can ffmpeg determine the real bitrate ...
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Cut video after certain time?

So I have found out how to cut a video at a specific time frame by using the following command ffmpeg -i input.wmv -ss 00:00:30.0 -c copy -t 00:00:10.0 output.wmv ffmpeg -i input.wmv -ss 30 -c copy ...
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audio error when concatenating clips using ffmpeg [duplicate]

I'm trying to do the following: cut an input video into segments and convert these segments in the same step concatenate the transcoded segments back together in an output file The steps that I'm ...
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How do I extract the timestamps associated with frames ffmpeg extracts from a video with the -r option?

ffmpeg -i myvid.mp4 -r 25 -t 100 image-%d.jpeg Is the command I'm using to extract frames and it's working just like I expected. However I'd also like to look at the timestamps of the frames. ...
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How to make ffmpeg segment filename have the time created

I'm using ffmpeg to segment a video stream and I would like ffmpeg to name the segment files with a created date/timestamp. Is this possible? Let's say I have segments of 30sec video each: 0000.flv, ...
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IE will not seek audio/webm file

I'm trying to create a WebM audio only that will playback and seek in all browsers using the HTML5 tag and mime type audio/webm. I've found workarounds to get this to work in all browsers, but they ...
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FFMPEG encoding settings for 1080/60fps/h264 - framedrops

I want to use latest ffmpeg to encode set of JPG frames to 1920x1080 60fps h.264 movie. I'm looking for set of parameters that will allow smooth playback of encoded video on fairly strong PC machines ...
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ffmpeg get video resolution

I am trying to get resolution of the video with the following command: ffmpeg -i filename.mp4 Thereafter I get a long output, but I need just width and height for my bash script, How should fine ...
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Concat two audio files via ffmpeg filter_complex

If I try to concat two mp4 video files via -filter_complex using command: ffmpeg -i a.mp4 -i b.mp4 -filter_complex \ "[0:1] [0:0] [1:1] [1:0] concat=n=2:v=1:a=1 [v] [a]" \ -map [v] -map [a] -y ...
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FFmpeg HLS muxer .ts file name format

Is it possible to have .ts files named by date/time (any format) instead of sequence number when using the HLS muxer? If so, how can it be done? ffmpeg -i - -hls-some-option-here test_stream.m3u8 ...
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Map overlay audio with FFMpeg?

Me and my friend each took a video of us playing online with each other, and now I want to make a single video comparing them side by side. I’ve done this before, but I’ve never needed to deal with ...
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VLC and MPC-HC struggle to play m2ts with srt subtitle. Any other ways to use m2ts with srt?

So, I've got a m2ts file with the following parameters: Format : BDAV at 34.2 Mbps Length : 12.0 GiB for 50mn 8s 10ms Video #0 : AVC Aspect : 1920 x 1080 ...
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Is there a standalone webkit/blink video player? [closed]

Is there a webkit/blink video player separate from loading in the whole browser? I am hoping to find such a tool with command line controls ala ffmpeg. I ask because there are subtle discrepancies ...
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How to improve speed of ffmpeg? [closed]

can somebody please tell me how to improve the ffmpeg when running it from the command line (Windows) ? Should i use a switch for multiple threads, different than the default one or do something else ...
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Extract frames from HTTP streamed video without downloading entire file

I want to extract a frame from a specific location in a video file. The file is located on a remote server and I don't want to download the entire thing. How can I extract a frame from an http stream ...
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Piping output from ffmpeg/avconv over ssh to a file

I like to pipe the output from ffmpeg/avconv over ssh to a file. I would like to do something like this. ssh USER_NAME@SERVER_IP "avconv -i ...
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Is it possible to modify the timecode format of ffmpeg?

I am trying to overlay my video with the timecode. Currently, I have this: ffmpeg -y -i input.avi -vf "drawtext=:fontfile=/Windows/Fonts/myfont.ttf:timecode='00\:00\:00\:00':rate=$framerate: ...
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Resize more than one image using ffmpeg [duplicate]

I have a folder containing JPG images and need to re-size them to a different pixel width and height and save them to a different folder with the same file name as original ffmpeg -i Original.JPG ...
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how to map and mute channels in stereo stream? [ffmpeg]

from ffmpeg man page, I should be able to use -map_channel to split/mute channels however, unless the stream contain 2 channels literately, the map does not work. 01.mp3: Stream #0:0: Audio: mp3, ...
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How to name the output frames based on their presentation timestamp?

I am using ffmpeg to extract frames from videos. Using the generic command ffmpeg -i input.avi out%d.png I am getting all the frames but I want the names of the frames to indicate their ...
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FFMpeg video creation from png not all images used

I am trying to turn png files into a video using ffmpeg. I am getting videos but the ordering is all wrong. My directory looks like this: *otherstuff..not pngs* file_01.png file_02.png ... ...
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Video capture , streaming & archiving with TENVIS camera JPT3815W

I want to publish an ASF live video stream over the internet and also copy the backup to disk (without sound to spare disk space) I'm running debian 7.7 wheezy / ffmpeg 2.2 and ffserver 1.2.9. The IP ...
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batch replace of video track with x264 (or ffmpeg, or avconv)

I have a bunch of .mkv files with diverse content, so I don't know about their audio, subtitle, chapter and attachment contents. Common denominator: They all have one video track. I want to batch ...
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Mux video with synthesized audio without rendering

I'm trying to find a way to mux together an existing video file that has no audio track, an AVI, with a synthesized voice without having the rendering the video or audio in real time. I know I can ...
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ffmpeg - h264 - multiple resolutions without scaling

I have an MP4 which contains an H264/AVC stream, which contains multiple resolutions. Below is the output of mediainfo on this file: General Complete name : known.mp4 ...
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FFMPEG - Hardcoding (burning) filename in video

I was wondering if someone can help me adding a hardcoded filename using the drawtext filter in FFMPEG? I can easily add timecode now, but I want to also add the filename of the current file. Is that ...
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ffmpeg time lapse “overwrite” error - may be a globbing/shell issue?

I'm having some trouble with what I think should be a simple FFMPEG script. I'm just trying to take all the jpg files in a given directory and fill them into a time lapse video. I'm comfortable with ...
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Convert YouTube DASH audio (youtube-dl) to m4a (AAC DL)

I am unable to listen to m4a DASH audio I download from YouTube via youtube-dl on Winamp. Is there an option in youtube-dl to remove the DASH audio part of m4a file and download/save it as an m4a (AAC ...
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ffmpeg resize video but maintain audio quality

ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf scale=640x360,setdar=16:9 -c:v libx264 -preset veryslow -profile:v main -crf 18 -b:a 189k output.mp4 My input video file: res: 720p and audio bitrate: 189kbps. I heard ...
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ffmpeg and transparent video on static bg

I am trying to overlay a transparent flv over a static png. Everywhere I look says this should work... but the end result is the flv loses transparency and instead all transparent areas are filled ...
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ffmpeg: offsetting & merging audios [closed]

I am trying to offset multiple audios into one, each with different offset. ffmpeg -i a.ogg -i 1.ogg -filter_complex "amix=inputs=2[op];[op]adelay=5000|15000" out.ogg Can someone help with ...
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AVCONV, FFMPEG: overlayed video length [duplicate]

I am trying to overlay multiple videos like a split screen, ffmpeg -i 1.webm -s 640x480 -vf "[in] scale=640/2:480, pad=2.01*iw:ih [VidO0];movie=1.webm, scale=640/2:480 [video1];[VidO0][video1] ...
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ffmpeg / avconv to ensure compatibilty with Windows DirectShow

I have a video file: Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from ron_1080p.mp4': Metadata: major_brand : isom minor_version : 512 compatible_brands: isomiso2avc1mp41 encoder ...
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Combining two ffmpeg fillters or commands into single command

I want to combine two ffmpeg commands to single ffmpeg command. I want to apply a vintage effect and a watermark on a video. Please help me in creating a single ffmpeg command.
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How to make an MPEG2 video file with the highest quality possible using FFMPEG?

I have got a WMV (v9 (WMV3), 960x720, 30.000030 fps, planar 4:2:0 YUV, produced by PowerPoint 2010) file and need to convert it to MPEG2 - the only format my TVset can read from an USB flash drive (I ...
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Merging 2 videos with overlay causes async problems

I'm using following ffmpeg command to merge 2 MKV inputs with the overlay parameter. The result should be one output with input1 on top of input2. In the process, the output should be webm. Both ...
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Encoded mp4 video won't play in Firefox v33

When this video is encoded with the following ffmpeg command, it cannot be played in Firefox v33 (a blank screen appears). But when I play it in the native VLC player, it works. So here the long ...
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Why putting -ss before -i makes it faster to capture a thubmnail image from a video file?

The first command extracts a thumbnail image from a video file much faster than the second command (because I put the -ss before the -i): ffmpeg -ss 10 -i input.mp4 -vframes 1 -s 320x240 output.jpg ...
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Is ffmpeg -i input.mp4 what programmers use to get video information?

Is this command what programmers use to get video information: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 It seems to me like it makes you jump through hoops, since it gives you all of the information in one long string ...
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Difference between -c:v and -vcodec, and -c:a and -acodec?

Is there's a difference between these two commands? ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -c:v copy -c:a copy output.mkv ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec copy -acodec copy output.mkv
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How do I name an audio track with ffmpeg

When a file has more audio tracks, VLC can show their names - or titles, I am not sure about the terminology - in menu under Audio>Audio Track. When I recode the file with ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -map ...