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How to play multiple videos side-by-side synchronized?

I've got 3 videos, all 3 have the same time, same amount of frames, and they only differ in terms of encoding quality. Now I need them to run side-by-side in synchronized fashion for evaluation ...
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How can I watch a side-by-side 3D video in 2D?

I have a 3D movie (.MKV), with side-by-side 3D, and it works just fine at home. Now I want to see it at my friend's house, and they don't have a 3D system. Is there any way to crop one of the sides ...
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How to get subtitles automatically?

I would like to use a movie player that downloaded subtitles in the language of my preference automatically. There is anything like it? And plugins?
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How to convert a 16:9 movie to a 4:3 letterbox version?

Suppose you have a 16:9 aspect ratio wide-format movie file and you want to make a version ideal for playing on a 4:3 device. Since you don't want to clip any of the image or distort the picture, so ...
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Legal way to get movies/shows onto a non-networked computer

I have some relatively young children and when I got a faster computer, I gave them my old one. For the moment, I am keeping that computer entirely off network, but I would like to be able to put a ...
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How do I burn FullHD movie in linux so it can be played in blueray player?

I have prepared a wedding slideshow movie with Imagination. I have successfully created a PAL 720x578 DVD with menus and so on with DVDauthor (with help of Bombono DVD) and I have nice disk playable ...
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How can I animate a series of png files in ubuntu 10.04?

I have a folder frames of alphabetically ordered .png files. I'm trying to animate them somehow from the command line. Is there a quick command to make a movie from these files? I'd appreciate any ...
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Extract subtitles from movie

Some movies I download legally, contain embededd subtitles. I would like ego extract them as text files(.srt, .sub, etc) in order to view the movie on a samsung tv, which needs separate files for both ...
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How do I change subtitles encoding in Popcorn-time?

Whenever I select Hebrew subtitles on Popcorn-time, it shows up as a bunch of strange characters. I had the same problem at VLC, then I changed the encoding to Windows-1255 and everything was ok. ...
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Does an MKV tag/metadata editor for Mac OSX exist? [closed]

I'm looking for an MKV meta tag editor. I'm using PLEX Media Server and PLEX Media Center on my iMac to see movies. PLEX is great because it automatically finds and names my entire movie library with ...
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1answer
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How to add “chapters” or “bookmarks” to movies?

Is there an easy way to add chapters to existing movie files? Note: Actually, I’m not 100% sure if they’re called “chapters” in video files, but it’s the same concept as DVDs. I assume this differs ...
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Using ffmpeg to make a movie from png files

I have 277 800x600 png files with filenames with the format island_sizes-CSH(II)-###.png where ### is a number starting with 084 and ending at 360. I'm doing ffmpeg -i island_sizes-CSH\(II\)-*.png ...
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How to make interesting movies for online teaching? [closed]

I am fascinated by this movie about string theory. What kind of software did they use to create the animations? What would you suggest to create similar movies ?
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1answer
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Systematically change folder icons in Windows 7 to accommodate Movie Collection

I was google-ing for the past day or so, and could not find an easier way of changing the icons for a folder in Windows 7 than the following... The thing is, I have a movie x264 collection, and each ...
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2answers
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How can I have support in Hebrew and russian subtitles at the same time?

When I try to watch movies with russian subs I get gibberish (with hebrew characters). I found that I can change the system non-english support language (something like that) and then it will support ...
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1answer
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Is there a good program to generate gifs from a wmv file? [closed]

I want to generate gif files from wmv movie files. I am hoping that it can generate from a given section in the movie file with options of how many images are in the gif. Can you help me? This is for ...
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Create streaming server at home like Opera Unite

Opera Unite is discontinued, but it had some nice applications like media server. You could point a folder with movies and other users, who know some password and address could have watched all the ...
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1answer
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ffmpeg - convert MOV to AVI but decrease frame rate

I have several videos that are filmed with a portable camera and saved in .MOV. Since these are videos of university lectures and have video of the boardwork done by the professor, I would like to ...
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What is CAM XVID?

Recently I saw some movies in the internet that is written at the end of their name CAM XVID !!! what's the meaning of that CAM XVID ?
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Add subtitles/captions to movie purchased in iTunes?

I bought a blu-ray movie that includes the blu-ray disc, DVD disc, and a Digital Copy disc. I used the digital copy to download the movie in iTunes on OS X, which works fine. However, the movie in ...
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1answer
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Automatically create movie DVDs? [closed]

Our family has been using a digital camcorder for years (with an internal HD for recording). Which means that we have several hard disks filled with our movie files. I want for us to burn all of our ...
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1answer
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Playing a movie while it is still downloading

I don't like downloading movies before playing them. I usually decide to play a movie and I want to see it immediately. What is the best way to do it? I need to do it on both Ubuntu and Windows 7. ...
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1answer
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Powerpoint: control image sequence with a slider

I have an image sequence (10 images) that step by step visualize the construction of something. I'd like to include these images into my powerpoint presentation in such a way that i can step between ...
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Visualizing Parallel Branch and Bound Tree Exploration

I have written a parallel program that does a depth first branch and bound exploration of a tree. I can dump the id's (id's are like this 0, 00, 01, 0000, 0001, etc.) of the nodes at frequent ...
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4answers
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Can Apple TV play movies from another source?

Does anyone know if an Apple TV can play movies that are located on a remote share? For example, I rip my movies and store them on a NAS device. Can Apple TV be configured to play the movies over ...
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Ripping DVDs which (appear) to contain much more than 8.5GB

Recently I've come across an increasing number of DVDs which appear to contain far more data than physically possible. They appear to contain multiple copies of the main movie VOBs. Note that these ...
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Playing movies from Android OS off SD/memory card

I have been doing some reading about running android OS from the BOOT menu using an SD/memory card in my laptop. For the purposes of watching movies on a long flight, for example, would loading the ...
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Playing movie embedded in pdf-file in Adobe Reader

Using LaTeX, I've created a pdf file, with an included movie (.avi). I've used this strategy a lot, and never had problems in playing the movie (after accepting to play it) inside Adobe Reader ...
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How to join video seamlessly with PowerDirector 11

I am using PowerDirector 11 to join 4 .vob files from a movie DVD. The 4 vob files are of 1 continuous movie, but was split up due to the DVD specification. However in the output file there is a half ...
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1answer
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Playing 3D mkv on 3D TV

I just bought a brand new LG 42LW4500 TV with enabled 3D think its passive any how i have an option to convert 2D > 3D i also got a full set of normal 3D Glases. Now today i downloaded a 3D movie ...
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1answer
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Create movies from images and sound files scripting transitions using Linux console?

I need a Linux command-line program that can: Accept some kind of scripting language capable of transitions (fade, scale...) Generate movie files like AVI, MKV etc from images like JPG, PNG, and ...
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1answer
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Consolidated queue for video on demand?

It's great having lots of video on demand options, but actually choosing something to watch is turning into a mess - I have to jump from one website or application to another. I'd like to have a ...
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Is it possible to show the subtitle in an AVI movie?

Is it possible to show the subtitle in an AVI movie ? Note: I don't want to add the subtitle to the movie, I just want to show them from a downloaded file.
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(ffmpeg/menc) how to split movie by given filesize?

I am looking for a way to split a larger file into smaller parts - for example a 4gb movie file into 1024MB parts. Does ffmpeg or mencoder this do this jon?? I need a filesize specific solution to ...
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How to check if a given subtitle file is the right one

I very often use subtitles on my mkv player to watch movies. I have frequently observed that there is sometime a lag between the subtitles and the actual video. Even after setting the subtitle offset ...
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Is there any way to mix and display 2 subtitles (2 different languages) line by line?

I need to read 2 subtitles with 2 different languages. I'd like to have them displayed line by line like this clip : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7Tg6dU_MYo I need one line English and one line ...
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What software besides PowerPoint can put all the pictures together into one movie and play them as one motion picture?

I have a lot of jpg files that are all just like film frames of one motion film, so I want to connect them together into one movie - is there any software besides PowerPoint that can make it? If you ...
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2answers
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Sound lags by several seconds in some movies

I'm using the K-Lite Codec Pack and Media Player Classic. In some movies (not all, so I guess it depends on codec) I've got sound lagging by several seconds, and this lags increases while movie is ...
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How to play video discs on PC

I recently bought some movie VCDs. My DVD player is damaged, so I thought I would play them on my laptop. The problem is that the quality is very low and the original movie prints look like 3gp ...
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Export movie in specific dimensions or in the exact same dimension as the source

I use iMovie 9 for simple stuff like combining videos made with my photo camera and phone. Now and then I get movies that are not in standard dimensions. I want to import and export them in the same ...
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1answer
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Translating movie subtitles without srt files

I am downloading torrent movies and need to translate subtitles into different languages, but most of the downloads contain no subtitle files (srt. etc), although the movies do have subtitles. Are ...
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1answer
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How to create a batch file to add metadata to movies and rename them

I want to create a batch file that does the following: Scan a folder's contents including subfolders for movie media Parse from the file name, the movie name and the year, since I am using ...
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How do I copy only certain parts of a DVD and burn them to a different DVD?

I have DVDs (movies and TV shows, that is) that I would like to backup for my own use but I'm not sure how to go about doing that. I've been using DVD Decrypter to get the files from the DVDs but my ...
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Home movie video browser

I have a bunch of home movies that don't have useful filenames because they came straight off the camera. (I'm using Vista 64, by the way.) Picasa is pretty good for browsing through them and ...
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Adding a logo to a WMM video

Please could someone help me to establish how to add a logo to a video that has been imported into Windows Movie Maker? I have imported a video and edited it, now I need to add a logo to the entire ...
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Windows Movie Maker

I have a software that produces a bunch of images. I need to create a .avi movie from these images. I downloaded the Windows Movie Maker to achieve this. I loaded all the images into the movie maker ...
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Commercial movie DVDs, timeout

After inserting a commercial movie DVD and selecting subtitles if left unattended after 15 or 20 minutes the DVD player ejects the desk. is there a way to bypass this timeout and reset.
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Create a multil audio movie in any video fomat without changing video quality

I have some HD movies in some different formats like avi, mkv etc. I want to make them in multiple audio without changing the original video quality and format. I also want to embed subtitle in it. ...
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How to share picasa movie with ipad users

I have, till now, been fairly happy using Picasa to share photo albums using the "anyone with the link" option, ie I email the link to the people I want. This is very simple for the recipient, they ...
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How does Windows XP determine what application to start when a CD ROM is loaded?

How does Windows XP determine what application to start when a CD ROM movie is loaded? In other words, if you put a CD-ROM movie in the computers CD ROM player then close the door, an application ...