Media tool with support for multiple codecs, filters, and containers. Include the full, uncut console output if you have problems with an FFmpeg command.

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ffmpeg: Highest quality 50i to 50p conversion, comparable to Adobe Premiere

I have 50i footage (more specifically tagged as 25 fps but does contain movement on the secondary fields). I am able to get pretty good quality conversion to 50p from Adobe Premiere by simply ...
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Do filtergraphs copy audio streams by default in FFMpeg?

I 've got the following command in FFMpeg: ffmpeg -i file_input.mp4 -filter_complex split=2[i1][i2];[i1]scale=trunc(oh*a/2)*2:480[o1];[i2]scale=trunc(oh*a/2)*2:640[o2] -map [o1] -map 0:a -pix_fmt ...
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How did ffmpeg appear on my Windows computer?

ffmpeg is a great program to (among other things) create videos from lots of images and vice versa. I just recently learned about it and used it on my Linux machine to create time-lapse videos. The ...
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FFmpeg - Possible to scrub in FFplay window using lavfi?

After some help on here earlier today, I'm able to get to FFplay to render a video with some filters using lavfi. Here is an example of a simplified working command: ffplay -f lavfi ...
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Weird sound problems cropped up on Ubuntu 14.04

Please help! Today I was trying to edit some home video with KDENLive and when I'd try to preview my videos, they'd play for about a second then lock up the program. In troubleshooting, I ...
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ffmpeg using -re and -ss together

I'm using ffmpeg to livestream a video file to an RTMP server. I'm using the -re option to ensure the video is streamed at the proper rate to the live source. Occasionally I want to stream the video ...
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.MKV to .MP4 with 2 soundtrack (audio)

I found this thread: Handbrake settings to convert MKV to MP4 while retaining the original quality And I can "convert" .MKV to .MP4 with the following code: for %%a in ("*.mkv") do ...
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Capture desktop with FFMPEG on MacOSX 10.6.8

I tried to capture the desktop/screen-recording with this command ffmpeg -f avfoundation -i "1:0" out.mp4 this doesn't work because avfoundation is a framework on OSX >= 10.7 and my OS version is ...
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ffplay - Unable to Find File Using lavfi [duplicate]

I'm having some trouble using lavfi within ffplay to apply filters. I'm simply trying to pad one video, and overlay another video within the padded area. My command and console output is as follows: ...
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FFMPEG: Windows binaries with globbing (libavformat) support?

I am struggling to get ffmpeg to combine a bunch of images in to a video which have a format with a full 17 digit timestamp. 17 digits is well beyond what -i %d will support. So I want to use ...
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FFMPEG “Past duration 0.xxxxxx too large”

I'm recording an HLS streaming and I would like to save in a FLV Container. My ffmpeg's cmd is: /.../recorder/class/ffmpeg-2.6.1-32bit-static/./ffmpeg -i http://server/url/playlist.m3u8 -b:a 128K ...
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FFMPEG capture snapshot image from RTSP IPCamera

Hi I am able to stream video successfully from my IP Camera with VLC using the URL: rtsp://192.168.0.6:554/cam/realmonitor When attempting to use FFMPEG it is failing with the following errors: I ...
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Re-encoding in FFMPEG using the exact same settings as the input file

I have a use-case where I take a few MPEG-4 files, trim them and concatenate them in to one file. I have a second use-case where one of those files are trimmed and also cropped/scaled, these files ...
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ffmpeg HEVC with HLS specific fragment duration

I use a 10bit build of ffmpeg/x265 to run the following command where I decode an input x265/10bit video, pipe it into another cmd line tools and pipe again the output into a new ffmpeg instance where ...
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Possible to call a specific audio channel within a filter graph?

I know that the -map_channel argument can specify a specific audio channel within a file, but is there a way to do a similar argument within a filter graph? I'm hoping something like this would be ...
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Copy creation_date metadata when converting video with ffmpeg

I want to convert a bunch of old videos to H.264 to save space, but ffmpeg always drops the creation date, no matter what fancy -map_metadata variations I use. This is obviously a huge dealbreaker for ...
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Continuous streaming from an empty pipe, then adding data to the pipe on demand

Essentially, what I'd like to do is to have ffmpeg continuously stream to an RTMP server using an empty pipe, then when I want to stream something, add data to the pipe. My reasons for doing this ...
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FFmpeg - Apply blur over face

I'm trying to blur a portion of a video using FFmpeg (specifically to blur a face). I have been trying to use a combination of timeline editing and the various bluring filters, but I cannot find a ...
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Incorrect Codec Parameters While using '-acodec' option while Working with FFMPEG

I am working with FFMPEG Library. I am capturing streams in particular compression codes to the destination file with the specified format with the following command: ffmpeg -i ...
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Install ShareX offline

I'm about to try compiling it myself, but maybe someone knows a way around this. I need to install ShareX on a computer (win 7 standard) disconnected from the internet. Dependencies I know of is ...
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Improve FFmpeg time ? conversion takes very long

I have several rules to convert a movie to several formats and create a preview image. Problem is the execution of these takes very long. Also the outputted quality is very low. I harvested these ...
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FFMPEG concat demuxer — how to make mp4 file formats compatible

I need to automate mp4 concatenation server-side and I'm using FFMPEG. I will get uploads of mp4 files and I want to attach a Title.mp4 and End.mp4 to each one. I am also overlaying a soundtrack (the ...
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ffmpeg always asks if I want to replace the input file

I'm trying to merge a video source and an audio file together to end on the shortest flag with the latest ffmpeg build from zeranoe but all it does is ask if I want to replace the audio or video file ...
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the difference with bitrate and frame rate with ffmpeg

I am working on the project that compressed live video with ffmpeg. I want to know what is the difference between -b 2500k(bitrate) and -r 25 (frame rate)? Is the any relation?
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FFMPEG: commandline options to recording audio from mic and speakers

I am using ffmpeg version 2.4.7 on Fedora-21 workstation. I want to record audio, simultaneously from microphone and speakers as separate streams. I am using the following command for it. ffmpeg -f ...
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ffmpeg scaling input video converting it from mov to mp4 and watermarking in the center

I'd like to scale videos comming from my DSLR with ffmpeg to a resolution of 960x540, then convert the container from mov to mp4 and after all of these things I'd like to watermark that video by ...
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Concatenate video files and add a watermark [duplicate]

I have two different sets of ffmpeg commands working that I would like to try to combine. The first command is a basic "concat" command: ffmpeg -i "concat:file01.mpg|file02.mpg|file03.mpg" -c copy ...
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Is there a way to generate left and right camera views from one camera video

I have only one video available from one camera. Is it possible to create left and right camera views from one camera video and could be viewed from oculus rift-VR. No need for audio
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FFMPEG Command to repeat audio in SlideShow Video [duplicate]

I am using following ffmpeg command to create slideshow video "ffmpeg","-loop", "1","-framerate", "1" ,"-i",bg.jpg","-framerate", "1/5" ,"-i" ...
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How to know which framerate should I use to capture webcam with ffmpeg?

I'm capturing video from my webcam with the following command: ffmpeg -r 30 -f v4l2 -video_size 160x120 -i /dev/video0 output.avi The -r option indicate the framerate I want. However, it's not that ...
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Is there optimal format and\or encoder to create keyframes only on scene changes?

I'm trying to encode videos in such a way so keyframes would represent scene changes as much as possible. I tried doing it using handbreak x264 with parameters like this ...
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Recover a corrupt .mpg file in Ubuntu

I have a .mpg file. The file is about 15 mins, but it stops playing at 7th minute. When I ran the ffmpeg error command : ffmpeg -v error -i test_dev.mpg -f null - 2>error.log I got the following ...
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ffmpeg cmd migration kubuntu14 to Win7

I have a ffmpeg cmd line that works fine in Kubuntu14 linux that I want to migrate to Win7. ffmpeg -r 8 -threads 0 -f image2 -i './Pictures/AS_p20_RS6wvlt_png/Jupiter_20150327_%2d.png' -codec:v ...
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FFmpeg Degrades Quality of Video [closed]

I have been tasked with converting a batch of videos from MOV to MP4 for an application my company is building. We're converting the videos because a short MOV file has an extremely large file size ...
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Command to create video from images with background video and audio

I am using ffmpeg in my Android application. I want to create video from images with background video and audio. Images are overlaid on video with borders. Video and audio will be repeated until all ...
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How to extract Blu-ray audio without any conversion?

As avconv (forked from ffmpeg) said, the format of Blu-ray audio stream is called pcm_bluray, but why most of the tutorials say using -acodec pcm_s**le flag (** depends on its sample rate)? Are they ...
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How can I extract a single GOP as images from a video?

I need to extract a complete GOP (group of pictures) from an MPEG-4 video and turn every frame in that GOP into a full BMP image. For example, I imagine something like this: ffmpeg -i Input.mp4 ...
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ffmpeg: how to convert mp4 to mp4?

The subject is correct ;-) My problem is this: I have a set of MP4 files; all of them play with vlc on my Ubuntu box. But when copy them to USB; and want to play them from my TV ... some work; others ...
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How do I know if hardware acceleration of the GPU is enabled in VLC?

Under the new VLC interface (Linux) with video-Catalyst driver installed what option I can chose to enable GPU hardware acceleration? How can I be sure it is enabled? $ vainfo give me this ...
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Add watermark text on mkv video using ffmpeg windows version

I want to add a watermark text to an .mkv video using ffmpeg on Windows. I want the watermark to be like a subtitle that starts on the second minute and lasts for 30 seconds and says: "copyright to ...
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Cutting out two parts from the middle of a video with ffmpeg

I have two files, rec.avi and audio_edited.wav, and what I'm trying to do is take the parts 00:30:50–01:42:56 and 02:16:55–04:03:10 of each file, concatenate those and encode them into an WebM file. ...
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How can I join two videos at equal frames?

I need to join multiple videos together, with the next one starting somewhere in the middle of the previous one. Therefore, I cant just put them one after the other, instead I need to find out where ...
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Extract audio from video with FFMPEG but not the same duration [duplicate]

My problem is that i need to extract with FFMPEG the audio contained in a video with the same duration. But for some files that i tested, the audio's duration is sometimes shorter than the video's ...
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Cant install ffmpeg in Fedora 19 via yum

Im trying to install ffmpeg to encode videos to html5 playback (mp4, ogg, etc...) i already added the rpmfusion repos. Im using Fedora 19 in Rackspace Cloud Server. this is the output for repolist ...
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Unknown encoder 'x264' in FFmpeg despite following proper installation instructions

I’m having an issue with FFmpeg after configuring it exactly to their own wiki’s instructions where I’m receiving the following: ffmpeg -stats -i uncompressed.video.mkv -codec x264 -preset veryslow ...
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FFMPEG is doubling audio length when extracting from video

I've got a video file, video.mp4. It is 18 minutes 23 seconds in duration. I am looking to extract the audio only from this video, and create an MP3 of the highest possible quality from the audio in ...
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How to slice video in remote http server using ffmpeg?

I want to slice video from remote host . i am using following command to do this ffmpeg -i https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/path/to/video/messi.mp4 -ss 00:00:03 -t 00:00:08 -async 1 cut.mp4 ...
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ffprobe show_entries with an entry name that uses a semicolon

I'm probing a video file to get some basic information. For example, the following uses the show_entries flag to specify the necessary data. > ffprobe -v error -show_entries ...
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EM28xx input source, ffmpeg raspbian issue

I have a big problem with USB2861 video grabber connected to RPI (em28xx module). Grabber has two input: 0=svideo, 1=composite. When I use command: mplayer tv:// -tv device=/dev/video0:input=1 ...
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ffmpeg works as a root but not as a user

As root user I can run any ffmpeg command fine and it will work but trying to run it as the user 'adinvideo' like so, I get: -bash: ffmpeg: command not found when I check the permissions I found ...