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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How to display current time with the ffplay.exe?

I need to play video files by the ffplay (or the ffmpeg if is it possible) and display current play time. Please tell me how can I see the current play time (as H:M:S) with ffplay? OS = MS Windows 7 ...
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Media Player Classic Home Cinema stops on MKV

Media Player Classic Home Cinema stops on MKV. It goes to "stop" mode after file open. Unable to run playing. No error messages generated. MPC-HC version: 1.6.7.7114 (9eb64ec) 64 bit Compiler ...
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Why are h264/ac3/mkv videos showing up as “motion jpeg” with ffmpeg?

I use xmedia recode, which uses ffmpeg, to convert these videos using "copy" video and "convert" ac3 -> aac, with an mp4 container. For most videos this works fine, and is really fast. However some ...
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Is there a way to disable or hide output thrown by FFmpeg?

I went through the documentation but couldn't find a solution. I'm hoping there is some kind of argument that will tell FFmpeg to not show the output in the console. The output that I'm referring to ...
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FFmpeg putting one video above its filtered version

I'm trying to make a combination of two videos. The first video is my input unaltered while the second one (placed below the first) is a filtered version of the first video. I'm able to filter the ...
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Upscaling video with different filter on each side

I need scale up video from one DOS game using FFmpeg. But with Nearest-neighbor interpolation on left side and xBR filter on the other one. Input (320x200) Output (1280x800) Here is a command, ...
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convert RTSP stream from ip camera to MPEG-TS

I have an ip cam that I can see its stream via RTSP on vlc media player. I want to use this stream on another device that does not supports RTSP, it only supports MPEG-TS, is there anyway I can ...
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container format requires global headers

Using this file: youtube-dl --youtube-skip-dash-manifest --format m4a --output alpha.m4a 19GFDljxrY0 If I run this FFmpeg command: ffmpeg -i alpha.m4a -c copy bravo.m4a I get this message: ...
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Dump RTSP stream into JPEG frames

I'm trying to dump the frames from an RTSP stream into a series JPEG images. After reading the documentation, I've come up with the following command line that very nearly does what I want it to do. ...
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FFMPEG merge consists of only one a single video instead of all of them

I am trying to merge several mp4 videos together in a folder. However, when I run the following script, sometimes only 1 video is in the output. For example, if I have video1, video2, video3, and ...
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delayed video overlay using ffmpeg

I am wanting to overlay one video onto another but with a delayed appearance. I have: source1.mp4 which is of duration 20 sec. source2.mp4 which is of duration 5 sec. I want to create a final ...
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overlay with video offset not starting audio with same offset

I have a video with audio (overlayvideo.mov) that I'm overlaying over another video (basefilem.mp4) and I'm starting the overlay at 20 seconds. The output (finalvideo.mp4) looks great, but the audio ...
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Remove .mp4 video top and bottom black bars using ffmpeg

I'm new to ffmpeg and I have heard that it has a filter for black. I want to remove black bars on top and bottom of the video so the video will be cropped to the remaining video without black bars. ...
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Splitting one stream 12 channel audio into separate mono channels?

I have a 12 channel QuickTime single audio stream which I am attempting to split into separate 12 audio streams in one output file. From MediaInfo my source audio configuration looks like the ...
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Is there any FFmpeg Build for windows with decklink-output-device support?

I need ffmpeg with decklink-output-device support , But I can't compile it. Is there any FFmpeg build for windows with decklink-output-device support?
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Put MXF video into a MOV container with FFMPEG?

I am trying to put MXF video and audio tracks into a single MOV container with FFMPEG. I would like to maintain the existing video format. My FFMPEG build parameters are the following: ffmpeg version ...
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avconv / ffmpeg covert images to video skips frames when frame type changes

I have an instance of ffmpeg that captures one fps from our home CCTV cameras. At the end of the day I have an ffmpeg script that takes those images and turns them into a video. This is fine with one ...
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Why will this mp4 file (generated by ffmpeg) play on safari but NOT firefox?

I have an mp4 file (that's blank space, I use it to test subtitles) It's currently sitting at http://projectgrin.org/SubtitlePlayer/video/output.mp4. I generated it with ffmpeg. My notes are ...
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Can I capture a series of images named according to its timestamp

I am successfully capturing a screen shot every 15 seconds with the below command, but I need to correlate the images to where in the video the screen shot is from. The %d gives me an integer, but ...
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Add a scaled watermark to video thumbnails with FFMPEG

I'm trying to capture images from a video every 60 seconds AND add a copyright watermark at the bottom of each image that is captured. The below command captures and overlays, but the watermark ...
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using ffmpeg to repair corrupted MP4 video files from Xiaomi Yi

did not know wether to create a new thread or to post in an existing one. Decided for the first option, as my case seems to be a little different as I do not have one video corrupted but plenty of ...
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Reducing bitrate with ffmpeg using `-b:v 500k` doesn't actually reduce bitrate to 500k

I am trying to create several downgraded versions of a video file with ffmpeg. I am using the following command via the command line (the command is taken from the documentation): ffmpeg -i ...
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Which audio codec is preferable to use for mp4 video?

I use standart codec for encoding and i don't like the quality of audio even if there is larger audio bitrate. ffmpeg -y -i input.avi -i watermark.png -filter_complex ...
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ffmpeg concatenate dynamic chunks (on-the fly)

The ffmpeg docs for concat lists the following way ffmpeg -f concat -i mylist.txt -c copy output The mylist.txt file contains file like file '/path/to/file1' file '/path/to/file2' file ...
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ffmpeg fastest way to convert videos avi to mp4

I have server which has: 8x3,4 (sandy bridge cpu) 10gb ram i tried different combinations to convert vvideos i mean avi to mp4 but it takes so long: - ~20mins=~200mb maybe there is some ffmpeg ...
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How to convert video to images?

How can I convert a video file to a sequence of images, for example one frame every N seconds. Can mplayer or ffmpeg do this? I have used MPlayer to grab screenshots manually but I would like to ...
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No such file or directory in FFmpeg

I am attempting to use FFmpeg to extract audio from a mp4 and I keep running into this error: CFileffmpegvideo.mp4: No such file or directory exist. I am in command prompt (in Windows 7) and have ...
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How do you keep FFMPEG / libx264 from producing a high bitrate at the start of the video?

I have noticed that the Linux version of FFMPEG tends to blow its bit budget like a drunken sailor at the very beginning of a video. Is there a way to prevent this and/or suppress it? I looked thru ...
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Libvpx install with Yasm in non default directory

i can not install libvpx because it is looking for Yasm in the default directory is there a way to tell it where Yasm is installed?
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FFMPEG / libx264: How to specify a variable frame rate but with a maximum?

Instead of providing a fixed frame rate to FFMPEG/libx264 (-r/-framerate), I would like to specify a variable frame rate with a MAXIMUM value, and allow libx264 to down the frame rate as it sees fit. ...
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Using FFmpeg, can I make a batch file do nothing if it's going to upscale my input file?

I'm running an FFmpeg batch file through a digital media repository. My desire is for it to treat files similar to if it was uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo. To do this, I need it to convert the file ...
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How do i add a video delay in ffmpeg?

I have the standard notepad script and i have been given the task of adding a video delay to our stream i have never used ffmpeg before and i would like to know how to add this delay or what i have to ...
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Retrieving height with FFMPEG

I made the following command I use to get the height of a video: ffprobe -v quiet -print_format compact=print_section=0:nokey=1:escape=csv -show_entries stream=height "source.mp4" Sometimes it ...
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convert RTMP streaming to HLS Streaming using FFMPEG

i am doing rtmp streaming to HLS streaming using FFMPEG , the following code is used to convert my desired option ffmpeg -v verbose -i rtmp://xxxx.com:1935/live/live1 -vcodec libx264 -acodec aac -ac ...
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Where can I download ffmpeg with libfaac?

Where can I download ffmpeg with libfaac (for Windows)?
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FFMPEG: Convert m4a files to mp3 without significant loss of information / quality. Automated bitrate

I have a load of audio files (about 1000) which I want to convert from m4a to mp3 so I can use play them on a CD player which has a USB port. I tried doing something simple like: ffmpeg -i FILE.m4a ...
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ffmpeg overlay last frame remaining in video

Have an issue where an overlay video has it's last frame remaining in the output video until the full video is complete. The full video is 10 seconds and the overlay video is 5 seconds. The overlay ...
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Fastest way to cut and remove parts of a video

I have a movie which is encoded using H264 (mp4) and is 800 MB in 720p format. I need to remove some parts of it for example remove 10:25 to 10:30 and so on. I've worked with adobe premiere buy it ...
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FFmpeg doesn't see any fonts in the directory set in fontconfig

FFmpeg's ASS filter works properly with the following fonts.conf file: <?xml version="1.0"?> <fontconfig> <dir>/Library/Fonts</dir> </fontconfig> But when I change ...
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Install package not in repositories so that dpkg knows about it

I am trying to compile some software for my raspberry. During the configuration process, the following appears: configure: error: Requested 'libavcodec >= 55.0.0' but version of libavcodec is ...
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ffmpeg screencast detect screen resolution

I do not want to put the screen resolution my self. I would like to screen capture full size. Currently I do: ffmpeg -f x11grab -r 15 -s 1366x768 -i :0.0 -qscale 8 ~/Desktop/yoyoyo.ogv How can I ...
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Encode H265 to hvc1 codec

Here is the info of my source file: I want to keep audio quality and just encode the video track so I use this command: ffmpeg -i INPUT -c:a copy -c:v libx265 video-h265.mp4 This is the result: ...
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HTML5 video player stutters even after video is loaded

I am using jwplayer to display videos on my websites but cannot manage to make them running smoothly. They stutter, especially in full screen, although I wait for the video to fully load. I tried ...
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What ffmpeg command would convert a video for iPad/iPhone/iPod?

I'm currently using a batch file which (amongst other things) runs the following handbrakecli command line to convert a video: HandBrakeCLI.exe -v0 --input "D:\input.mkv" --preset="Universal" ...
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FFmpeg Sequentially Apply Filters

I'm very new to FFmpeg (just installed it this morning) and need it to do a very specific task. I have a bunch of long recordings that I need to split into non-uniform sections, add some padding ...
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Replacing ALL audio streams of a video in ffmpeg but keep meta

I already found this link but the answer doesn't really say much about replacing more than one audio track. I quite don't understand the -map things he does in there and I would just like to replace 5 ...
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FFmpeg : mp4 and multiple srt into mkv

I have a couple of srt subtitle tracks for an mp4 video. How do I make them into mkv using ffmpeg/avconv? I would like to use space efficiently. Performing conversion on Darwin v13. I will be ...
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ffmpeg - Output file does not contain any stream

When I try to take Screenshots from an AVI file I get the above message with an empty jpg/png file. But Screenshots from MP4 files works with any problems. My OS is Debian. MP4 Command: ffmpeg ...
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How do I merge a folder of PNG images to a mp4 movie using avconv?

I have a folder containing many time stamped PNG images which I'd like to merge to a short movie. The contents of that directory looks like this: └── images ├── img_20130421_115547.png ├── ...
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ffserver configuration to handle a large webm stream

I'm setting up an ffserver for CCTV streams with 16 cameras - all the individual channels are streaming well with a config like: <Feed 0.ffm> File /tmp/0.ffm FileMaxSize 5M ACL allow 10.1.2.2 ...