Questions about high-definition video, often with a vertical resolution higher than 720 pixels.

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How to get smooth GPU accelerated video playback with Subtitles using Media Player Classic

I run Windows 7 x32 in my Dell Studio 1555 laptop having ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500/5100 Series Graphics card. I have the latest drivers installed, even then, I got some stuttering, when I try to ...
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What is the difference between S-Video, Firewire and USB for cameras?

What is the difference between those types of cameras which can output with: S-Video interface Firewire interface USB 2.0 interface S-Video or Firewire take a lot of bandwidth compared to USB ...
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DELL U2410 Monitor(Display Port) & Graphic card

I was looking for a 24" monitor and bought the Dell 24" inch ultra sharp monitor which has DisplayPort( new keyword for me) seems it is equivalent to HDMI. Now I would like to enhance the display ...
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Dual Monitor setup issues between laptop and external led monitor

I have two challenges. Monitor will not connect to laptop through HDMI Watching HD video content causes the laptop to sometimes turn off expecially when I'm streaming from tekzilla.com Setup. I ...
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Convert any video to HD Video

I bought a PC that has Intel HD graphics card built it, which supports Full HD Video at its best (1080p). But many videos online are not in HD Format (less than 720p). Hence if I need to convert to ...
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Need to store and backup HD vid files. But need to access them a lot

I've had my 700 Gb HDD ever since I bought my computer so partitioning it is out of the question. What I need is a place to keep my HD vid files so when I edit, I don't get a long load time in the ...
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Video: Automation of Rendering/Encoding Video, whats the best free tool to use?

I record a ton of stuff on my iPod Touch, it encodes 50 minute videos (max recording time) in massive 4 gig file. I've got a ton of these videos on my Desktop Windows 7 PC (Dell Optiplex GX 620, with ...
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Good Alternative to VeeBeam [closed]

I am in he process of setting up stations in several conference rooms to allow users to bring laptops and easily connect to either a projector or large LCD. Challenges: Must be driverless, or ...
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Artefacts during HDV capture

When I try to capture HDV video stream from a Canon HV20 camera to a Dell Studio 1558 (Intel i7 720qm) laptop running Win 7 Home Premium x64, the image appears with a very annoying noise - it contains ...
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How to play an MKV 3D side-by-side video?

I have a video in Matroska format (MKV, file extension .mkv), 3D half-SBS, where the 1280x720 frame shows the left-eye frame on the left and the right-eye frame on the right. I don't have a 3DTV, but ...
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what do i need to upgrade to play 720p flawlessly

Tried playing downloaded 720p MKVs (x264), but at some points the picture gets garbled and there are sync problems between audio and video. The audio is normal though. It's the video that lags or ...
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Watching HD video on a new monitor with an old computer?

I am looking into buying a new monitor (specifically, this one). I am connecting it to an old computer (8 years old), that only has VGA output. I can connect it to the monitor as it is right now, but ...
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Windows 7: Screen recording is laggy

I want to make a video of a shooter game in 720p HD format in Windows 7. But the video is always laggy (low fps). I'm using Camtasia Studio. If capture area (resolution) is smaller, the fps is OK, but ...
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How to play HD videos with ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT graphics card?

I have a Windows 7 machine equipped with ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT graphics card. I have a LCD monitor capable to play 1080p Full HD material. I have a 3000mhz intel processor, and 4G Ram. I am trying to ...
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Where can I find 2160p video?

I've just ordered some monitors that can display 1080p video. When I orient them in a certain way, I'll be able to play back 2160p (Quad HD) video. I've looked across the Internet (YouTube, ...
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video from sony nex5 camera garbled

I take video on the camera in high definition mode. I then transfer the file to my computer. It takes MTS file format video. When i try to view the video on my computer using VLC I get some video ...
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FAST conversion from MTS to MP4 (OS X)

I have tried using Handbrake but it's quite slow (4fps!). IMovie 08 is faster but requires the camera to be plugged in (i.e., it can't work with the MTS directly). Are there are any better (even pay) ...
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Clipping in video converted by HandBrake

I own an iPad and an iPhone 4 and my Mac has a Dell UltraSharp 3008WFP 30-inch (2560x1600) display connected to it. I have a wealth of both 720p and 1080p ‘MKV’ videos of various television shows and ...
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Playing HD video on netbook

I have a HD video file with the following specs. ID : 1 Format : AVC Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec Format profile ...
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Playing HD video on tablet

I have a HD video file with the following specs. Format Format : Matroska File size : 19.6 GiB Duration : 2h 41mn Overall bit ...
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What is the safest and least expensive way to store 10 terabytes of data?

I'm a member of a production company and we're preparing for our first feature film. We've been discussing methods of data storage to keep all of our original content safe (for as long as possible). ...
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What contributes to smooth online video streaming?

I had a general question about streaming videos online; in particular, on YouTube. What really is required to smoothly stream videos at 360p or 480p? Then for that HD goodness, what really allows a ...
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Movie colors are off on ubuntu

I've been playing with a new SLR that also happens to record movies. When I try to view a movie using Movie Player, it plays fine, and the sound is there, but the colors are off - green grass is ...
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What is a HD Webcam?

It seems like a stupid question, but really what is the difference between a webcam and a HD webcam? There are several webcams that can do 1280x786 or more, so what makes HD webcams HD?
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Playing HD video accelerated by GPU? (Linux)

I know that this laptop (Asus UL30A) does support playing HD material with the help of the GPU on windows. The question is how can I do this under linux? The CPU load as is implies that this is not ...
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how to enable HD video acceleration for ATI card in Ubuntu?

I have video card ATI Radeon 2600 XT. Operating system: Ubuntu. Question: how to enable HD video acceleration for ATI card in Ubuntu?
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Basic video editor for AVCHD Lite files?

I have a camera (Panasonic Lumix GF-1) that outputs "AVCHD Lite" files, 720p h264 in a MTS container. I saw this question that said Movie Maker in Windows 7 supports AVCHD...but I just tried, and ...
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Hardware requirements for playing HD

A friend of mine has some HD videos (720p and 1080p), so i would like what are the hardware requirements in order to play them correctly with no slowing-downs ? my computer is build of : Intel(R) ...
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HD Video Capture Card w/ Good API?

Does anyone here know of a good HD video capture card that has a good (comprehensive) API? I administer a few servers that do some video encoding right now, but when we make the switch to HD cameras, ...
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HD video editing system with Truecrypt

I'm looking to do hi-def video editing and transcoding on an unencrypted standard partition, with Truecrypt on the system partition for sensitive data. I'm aiming to keep certain data private but ...
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How powerful of a PC do you need to edit HD videos? [closed]

I have a Core2Quad Q8200 (2.3GHz) with 4GB of RAM, a 512MB PCIe video card, and a SATA-2 HD. Yet it still isn't fast enough to edit 720i/p video in Sony Vegas or Adobe Premiere/Aftereffects. My RAM ...
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iTunes Season Pass downloading both HD and SD version of a TV Show

I purchased a TV Show season pass on the iTunes Store for the HD version of a show. It started downloading immediately, which is great - however, it also decided that I would want the SD versions as ...
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How to get a smooth playback for high definition videos?

How to get the maximum number of frames processed in real time despite hardware limitations? In 720p I am getting less than 12 fps in VLC Media Player in a specific hardware, for a MKV encoded video.
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What are some good HD Video editors for Linux?

What are some good HD Video editors for Linux? preferably free/open-source, etc.
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Laptop -> HD video file -> VGA output -> HDTV == HD quality viewing?

If I use a VGA cable to connect laptop to HDTV, will the HD video I have running on the laptop display in High Def on the TV?
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Alternative to Windows Media Player [closed]

Does anybody know any alternatives to windows media player which will play dvds in high defintion?
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Monitor for HD video editing

I have been researching for days and nights on a good monitor to buy for a Mac Pro with an ATI Radeon 2600 XT (256mb). It will be used extensively for HD video editing (1080p) and photo editing, and ...
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How to add an HDMI output to my PC?

I'm moving, and am going to buy a new HDTV for the apartment. I'm thinking about connecting my self-built PC to the TV. The only thing is that my PC has only one PCIx16 2.0 slot. The card in that slot ...
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Video Lag when streaming HD Video to XBox360 via PS3 Media Server [closed]

I've been using PS3 Media Server to stream video to my XBox 360 for a while now, because I don't like the whole Windows Media Center Extender thing (I also think I tried it at one point and it won't ...
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Minimum hardware spec for playing Blu-ray disks

What is the minimum hardware spec for running Blu-ray disks, and uncompressed 1080p video?
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Why do HD movies use up all my RAM?

Whenever I play HD movies on my computer (720 and up), after about 15 minutes or so it starts lagging horribly and I realize (via Samurize) that I have < 1% RAM free. However, when I open up the ...
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Editting HD Quicktime .mov files in Windows

I recently purchased one of those new wave of point & shoot digicams (canon SD780) that shoot high definition 720p video. Unfortunately it only writes to Quicktime files. How can I go about ...
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HD video on a iMac G5 - too slow?

I have a flatscreen iMac, 10.5.8, 1.8GHz PowerPC G5, 1.25 GB RAM I noticed that when I watch HD TV shows downloaded from iTunes, that there seems to be some minor video choppiness. Is this system ...
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How to capture high-def content from a cable box to a PC? [closed]

Situation We have about 60 episodes of "The Little Einsteins" saved on our cable DVR, a Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300HD. My daughter loves the show and I am terrified that some freak accident will ...
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Conversion of DVC-PRO HD 1080, any free tool?

Is there any free (as in beer, and if it's possible as in bird) tool to convert a dvd in the format DVC-PRO HD 1080 to a normal/standard dvd format so that I can play it on a normal DVD player? ...
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Will new Acer Revo (with Atom 330) be fast enough to be MythTV client/server?

As a geek I really like Atom CPUs but can't find a reason to buy one yet :( Although I was thinking about making my own DVR with NAS and media center functionality. Unfortunately, even today's Acer ...
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Free video conversion software that supports widescreen format

Is there a good video conversion software for Windows that supports widescreen format? Things I tried from download.com don't support widescreen. It creates black bars top and bottom. I like AVS ...
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What are the minimum mobile PC specs for Flash HD video?

I'm interested in purchasing a netbook or notebook PC that can run Flash HD video like Hulu, ABC.com, and HD Youtube. What are the minimum spec CPUs required to play this content without choking?