MP4 specifically refers to the MPEG-4 part 14. A standard audio and video container that is part of the MPEG-4 specification developed by ISO / IEC.

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Encode h264 with FFMPEG that works across all browsers and devices (windows/mac/iOs/Android)

I want to encode images with FFMPEG to a h264 video file that will work on Windows Browsers and Mac Browsers and iOS / Android devices to display in HTML5. Is there a way to do that using one encoded ...
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Repair Gopro files

I read a couple of place that i am not the only person who this trouble occurs. 1 time on 5 my video are corrupted on my gopro. It's always appen if my gopro miss battery, so my video file as seen not ...
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how to merge 1 mp4 video with a looping mp3 audio?

I have a .mp4 mpeg-4 video which has no audio track and is about 11 minutes long and a mp3 file which is about 30 seconds long. I would like to combine the two, with the audio looping. Also I would ...
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An issue of merging multiple MP4 video

I am Windows user. I have about 300 .mp4 video from my XIaomi YI action camera. A duration of each file is about 2-50 seconds. I need to merge them into 1-3 file(s). I have tried about 12 video ...
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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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How to embed subtitles 9n .smi file in mp4 file

Is it possible to embed subtitles in .smi file into mp4 so the mp4 file can run alone with embedded subtites? I have a media player that plays mp4 files but can not make it to utilize .smi file.
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RAD Game Tools is unable to open an MP4 file

I downloaded RAD Game Tools to convert an MP4 file to BIK, but I get the following error message: This happens with not just the file I want to convert, but with all my video files. I have no idea ...
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Sound out of sync after merging multiple mp4 files with Avidemux

I am trying to join (merge) two or more .mp4 files together, without re-encoding. Here is what I did: Started Avidemux 2.5.5. With File->Open, selected Input1.mp4. I received this message - "H.264 ...
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How do I bypass youtube bitrate limitation? [migrated]

So recently I discovered that all videos on youtube are stored under 5mbps bitrate. This is a huge heartbreak and disappointment to me. I always wanted to have a youtube career and I have made about ...
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ffmpeg convert image to mpeg/mp4 gets mp4 file with 0 bytes

I'm trying to convert a png file to mp4 file but I get 0bytes mp4 files. Here is my code structure: ffmpeg -r [framerate] -i [images] -s [resolution] -vcodec libx264 [videofilename].mp4
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Trimming and joining media files using ffmpeg

I am trying to remove a segment (00:26:00 - 00:32:30) from a video file input.mp4. Since there is no way to do that directly using ffmpeg (as far as I know), I am instead cutting the segments which I ...
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Handbrake settings to convert MKV to MP4 while retaining the original quality

I have a ton of MKV files I need to convert to MP4 and my chosen software is Handbrake. I'm stuck on which settings would be best for the conversion. I want to retain full quality. Do I just convert ...
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How to merge MP4 files with different frame rates and different audio sample rates

I have four MP4 files called "file_1", "file_2", "file_3" and "file_4" and I wish to merge them into one file in the following order: file_1, file_2, file_3 and file_4. file_1 has the following ...
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ffmpeg convert image to mpeg/mp4

To convert jpg to avi this code works perfect on my server shell_exec("ffmpeg -f image2 -r 1/10 -i image.png out.avi"); I need to convert jpg/png images to mp4/mpeg. How do I do this?
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ffmpeg: re-encode a video, keeping settings similar

I'm dealing with some mp4 videos that were encoded on mobile phones and are pretty huge. I think ffmpeg can do better. I'm trying to figure out what flags to use to preserve fps, resolution, and ...
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Concatenate a list of files with different resolutions

I have a list of mp4 files which are of kb's or of at max 4 MB (they were actually gifs but downloaded as mp4).So when I concatenate them using a list of them the video don't work as all of them are ...
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overlaying in ffmpeg failed due to audio codec how to fix it?

I am using ffmpeg to overlaying searies of images on video but on some occasions on some mp4 videos it fails some time it works perfactly my command gives error like Could not write header for output ...
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Batch extracting multiple .aac tracks from an .mp4 using ffmpeg?

How do I create a ffmpeg .bat file that will let me drop in .mp4 file(s) and extract multiple .aac tracks without any converting or transcoding taking place ? I do know that there will always be 3 ...
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FFMPEG Splitting MP4 with Same Quality

I have one large MP4 file. I am attempting to split it into smaller files. ffmpeg -i largefile.mp4 -sameq -ss 00:00:00 -t 00:50:00 smallfile.mp4 I thought using -sameq would keep the same quality ...
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How to stop MP4 file from stuttering in Linux

Playing an HD MP4 file in Ubuntu stutters using Movie Player or LibreOffice Impress. Interestingly, when using VLC, it plays perfectly smoothly. I have noticed that in system monitor, when playing ...
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Accurately cut video files from command line

I'm having trouble finding a cli application that can take a video file (avi, mkv, and mp4 preferably) and cut out very short clips (2-6 seconds) with precision time accuracy. I've tried ffmpeg, ...
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How do I create a DVD from an MP4 file using Windows DVD Maker?

I'm trying to create a DVD from an MP4 file using Windows DVD Maker (on Windows 7) but when doing so I get the error that the file type is not supported and cannot be imported. What is the easiest way ...
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Why can't I convert FLV to MP4 format using FFmpeg when MP3 works?

In fact I have succeeded to convert FLV to MP3: D:\tmp\ffmpeg-20121005-git-d9dfe9a-win64-static\ffmpeg-20121005-git-d9dfe9a-win 4-static\bin>ffmpeg.exe -i a.flv -acodec mp3 a.mp3 ffmpeg version ...
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Why does Google Chrome automatically play MP4 videos (and is that a good thing?)

I am working on a home media server running nginx. I navigated to one of the .mp4 files I have to test it and it started streaming just by clicking on it. Is this... performance-wise... the best ...
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FFMPEG / x264: Single pass: how do you raise start time bitrates?

When using single-pass mode with a VBV size specified, libx264 will initially "sandbag" the bitrate, presumably due to lack of evidence (or perhaps even a bug). (This is an ironic followup to this ...
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FFMpeg image sequence to video using VP9 encoder

I'm trying to transcode mp4 to webm format in a lossless way. I tried two ways to do that. For that purpose, I extracted mp4 video to image sequences (png). Then, I converted image sequence(without ...
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How do I transcode/compress mp4 source files on the Linux command line?

I have some rather large mp4s produced by my phone. They aren't very long, so they're probably not very compressed. What's an example of using a command line Linux tool to transcode one of these to ...
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Is it possible to encode subtitles into a MP4 file for use on a PS3?

What's the correct or most up-to-date way of doing this? What program do I use? I want to watch a MP4 on my PS3 with subtitles 'hardcoded', because the PS3 doesn't recognize srt files.
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How can I merge two mp4 files without losing quality?

I have two high-quality mp4 files, which are of two parts of the same show. I want to merge them together into 1 file, and I usually use VirtualDub to merge my files... But it doesn't seem to support ...
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convert mp4 video file to any video file, playable in windows media player by VLC media player

I have some mp4 video files that are created by KAZAM. But I need to play those files on Microsoft Windows only by Windows Media Player (I can not install for example VLC media player). Also I can not ...
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Cannot find the audio bitrate of FLV video

I use ffprobe to get info about video, which i can use for encoding to mp4. And recently i faced with the issue. The issue is input video has audio, but output video is mute. I used php script to get ...
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Which audio tracks should a mp4 file have?

I am converting some of my DVDs to mp4 files with handbrake for watching them on my computer and am a newbie to video conversion. I read a bit about the topic on the internet, but am confused about ...
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Extracting audio from MP4 video into MP3

I downloaded a few MP4-encoded videos from which I'd like to extract the audio stream into MP3 files for easy listening on my digital player. Most likely, VLC can do this, but the instructions ...
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QuickTime can't play mp4 generated by ffmpeg without converting first

I've created a .mkv file from a DVD using MakeMKV that I've then converted to .mp4 using ffmpeg: ffmpeg -i title00.mkv -c copy -c:s copy output.mp4 Now when I try opening the .mp4 file using ...
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Upload to youtube and keep all mp4 settings

Is it possible to create an mp4 in such a way that youtube will more or less leave it alone when uploaded? I.E. I want to upload a file to youtube, and then re-download it later using a firefox plugin ...
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How can I edit Android-grabbed MP4 files in Virtualdub?

Android's command adb shell screenrecord x.mp4 is supposed to produce MPEG-4 files. VirtualDub is supposed to support MPEG-4 files through the use of the FFInputDriver plugin. The latter is true ...
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Since you can't write FFMpeg to stdout with flv to mp4 is there a workaround?

I've been trying for a while to figure out a way in which I can have FFMpeg input a flv url and output to stdout mp4. Apparently mp4 requires to read the size of the file to fully work. Is there a ...
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OpenSUSE ffmpeg mp4 output

I keep getting the following error when I try to output an mp4 file with ffmpeg on OpenSUSE 42.1: [NULL @ 0x7f2ef400b580] Requested output format 'mp4' is not a suitable output format Is there ...
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Use ffmpeg copy codec to combine *.ts files into a single mp4

I've got a bunch of ts segments described by a single index.m3u8 file: index.m3u8 segment1_0_av.ts segment2_0_av.ts segment3_0_av.ts segment4_0_av.ts segment5_0_av.ts I know they ...
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Saving .mp4 audio file as an mp3 file [closed]

If you were to save a .jpeg image as an .png image by simply changing the file extension, the image will successfully convert itself. Is there a way similar to this where I can save an .mp4 audio ...
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Color variations when playing video files through media players

I am a Software Engineer and using a HP ProBook 4540s laptop. I have installed windows 8.1 (64-bit) for myself and all the drivers are up-to-date. When I play video files (I checked *.mp4 and *.wmv ...
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How to convert 50 episodes from DVD into 50 .mp4 with HandBrake, easily?

I loaded a DVD with 50 episodes in it (chose VIDEO_TS from the program), now when i open it in HandBrake, it shows 50 "titles" in there. i choose 320x240 output format and start converting. Then i ...
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Which FFmpeg command do I use to passthrough FLV to MP4?

I've a number of downloaded FLV files which I would like to convert to MP4. They are already in the correct format so I am told all I need to do is to remux the video and audio streams into an MP4 ...
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Shouldn't we always use Web Optimized for Handbrake?

I use Handbrake sometimes to compress video files, and notice that the "Web Optimized" option is not chosen by default, and cannot be set to the default in Options either. But I tried both Web ...
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asterisk 11.7 with app_mp4 for playing mp4 videos

I have successfully compiled and run app_mp4 for asterisk 11.7 and recording audio/video with MP4Save. I am using ulaw as audio codec and h263 (simple h263 not 1998 or 2000) video codec. Although I ...
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FFMPEG: convert MP4 to same MP4 (in a different container) and add Subtitles

The main reason for this post is that I have movie.mp4 that I have downloaded an SRT for. When I manually add the SRT VLC uses its settings to change the font/size etc of the SRT. But if I Embed the ...
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How To Convert Offline files downloaded from Lynda.com

As a premium member you can download course video files from Lynda.com. I have downloaded files for the courses that I have completed. The files in reside in the respective folder and have a .Lynda ...
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Is there a way to soft embed subtitles into an mp4 file without re-encoding?

I am trying to add an srt file(s) to mp4 files. Is there a way to do it without re-encoding the file. What I have tried: Added subtitles with the handbrake-cli. While this technically worked, it ...
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changing MP3 and MP4 default program

When I choose default program for opening MP3 files, it automatically changes for MP4 too. Also vice versa, when I choose default program for MP4 it changes it automatically for MP3 too. This is ...
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On Windows; x264 [error]: not compiled with MP4 output support

I am using x264 official built from this page. I run the application as follows: x264 --pass 1 --bitrate 1000 -o output.mp4 input.vob --profile high But it gives me following error: x264 ...