The Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) was formed by the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) to set standards for compression and streaming audio and video.

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How can I check the integrity of a video file (avi, mpeg, mp4…)?

This title could be somewhat misleading, so let me explain ... I'm downloading a video file ... mpeg, avi - being one of the popular formats. Now, if I am downloading it, and the download breaks in ...
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How can I join multiple .mpg movie files?

I create a lot of these small clips on my digital camera. These are in .mpg format and before I share them with others, I would love to just join, clip a few seconds here and there. I use Google ...
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Windows DVD Maker on Windows 8?

Something I really miss in Windows 8 is the Windows DVD Maker. I tried to get it running on Windows 8 by copying the DVD Maker directory from Windows 7 over to Windows 8. When I run it, I get the ...
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Cannot concatenate videos ffmpeg

I have a bitmap that I would like to concatenate to the front of many videos as a sort of title screen or disclaimer screen. I try to turn it into a video with the same attributes as the rest of the ...
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What is the easiest way to convert MPEG video to FLV format?

I have MPEG video (.mpg) that I would like to convert to FLV format for use in Flash players. What is the easiest (idiot-proof) way to do this on a Windows machine?
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VOB conversion quality in FFmpeg

I am trying to convert a VOB file to mpeg like this: ./ffmpeg.exe -i VTS_01_2.VOB -r 24 out1.mpeg However, the quality is very poor. I tried ./ffmpeg.exe -i VTS_01_2.VOB -vcodec copy out1.mpeg ...
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Lossless video editing on Linux?

Is there a simple Linux program that allows for video editing without reencoding? All I want to do is extract the video between time T1 and T2 and write that to a new file. All my searches are ...
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Why does a Raspberry Pi require a key to playback MPEG2 content?

I was reading here and the article said that linux distros often use free versions of MPEG2. On my Raspberry Pi, however, I had to purchase a license to achieve playback of some of my files. I never ...
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mp3 compression MPEG1 vs MPEG2

I'm using CDex for converting wav to mp3, and want to ask you guys what version to use; MPEG I has max of 320kbps MPEG II has max of 160kbps MPEG II.5 has max of 160kbps I'm looking for a better ...
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How to l extract EPG data from MPEG TS files?

I have the ability to capture "MPEGTS" DVB/ATSC streams. I'd like to be able to take the TS files and extract "EPG" (programming guide) information from them, because FFmpeg (which does the capturing)...
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Building video incrementally from incoming jpeg images

Is it possible to append one jpeg frame (or a small number of frames) to a video while retaining good image quality and compression? I have a script that downloads a jpeg image from a webcam every 30 ...
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How to detect EOF marker for MPEG?

Im using WinHex to recover files from disk. Its mostly very good except for MPEG files.It seems to truncate almost every single one of them into files of various sizes, almost always less than 1MB. ...
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Windows Media Player 12 doesn't recognize RTSP protocol

I am trying to stream a live feed through RTSP to Windows Media Player 12 and get the error: "Windows Media Player cannot play the file because the specified protocol is not supported. If you ...
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How can I convert and repair MPEG-TS (DVB-S captures) for better playback?

I have a lot of MPEG-TS video files (H.264 video with AC3 or MP3 in a .TS container) captured from a DVB-S capture card. When I play these videos it's much slower to seek in the video (ie. skip 30 ...
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Free MPEG cutting/cropping/editing tool

I'm looking for a free tool to cut MPEG's that are created by recording from a USB cable receiver. There are a number of applications that do this, and some are free, but most of them take the video ...
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Software to capture the packets in an MPEG Transport Stream

I have a DVB-T capture card and would like to capture the packets from the MPEG stream it receives so i can analyse them just for a bit of fun and learning I've googled and found a lot of converters ...
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Remux/encode/convert MPG into MP4

I understand that it is impossible to edit metadata of MPG files (i.e. createdate), so I am looking for another way to "upgrade" my MPGs into a newer file format (preferred are formats that work both ...
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MPEG files damaged over time. How to fix?

I have a strange problem with a few MPEG files (.mp4 and .mpg). These files have been living on my hard disk for quite a long time. I also have recently copied them into a new disk, not having the ...
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DVD playback with Windows Media Player 11 works fine, but when copied to HDD and then played back, the audio stutters

I have several DVDs with short documentaries on it. Since the notebook I'm using (a Dell Latitude E6400) has only one DVD drive, and I might play back those short movies very often, I thought of ...
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Is there any tool can adding metadata into mpegts file like mediafilesegmenter in MacOS platform?

As mentioned in the title... Currently, I want to adding some metadata information(like ID3 tag) into mpegts file which can make the client player play the mpegts file and read the injected ...
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MPG to AVI converter?

What is a good (preferably free) program that can convert MPG to AVI, for Windows?
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How to convert *.ts (MPEG-TS I guess) video file to WMV or MP4 using any Windows tool

I have a banch of *.ts files I have problem playing on Windows Media Center extenders. How could I convert them to WMV or DivX AVI or MP4? Thank's a lot.
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Good freeware application to convert to VOB file to MPEG freeware [closed]

Does anyone know of a good freeware application where I can convert a full VOB file into a MPEG file. All of the applications I have found are trial versions and will only convert a part of the video....
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How to split and join without transcoding AVC/MPEG-TS video files in Windows with ffmpeg?

I am looking also for a Linux solution (in a separate question) I have two recorded video files with the extension .ts. I need to remove some part of the first, split the second, and then merge the ...
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encoding movies for the web

I have a friend that hosts his website on IIS and Windows Server 2003 R2 32-bit. He has .WMV files and .MPG and others and some of these are 30 mb in size! He wonders why users complain the site is ...
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How to concat VOB files with ffmpeg using stream mapping?

I have 5 VOB files, I would like to concat them to a big mpegts file, and keeping only the video stream and the last (3rd) audio stream. Unfortunately the stream ordering is different in the VOBs: ...
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Reencoding MXF (OP-1a) XDCAM HD422 MPEG into something useful

I am a bit desperate at this point. I have a video file in the MXF container format. MediaInfo identifies it as MXF (OP-1a) XDCAM HD422 and says the Video Stream is plain MPEG. I want to edit the ...
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looping .mpeg dump

Need to dump an MPEG2 file in a loop, either to stdout or a named pipe. This works: $ { while : ; do cat myLoop.mpg; done; } | vlc - This works on a text file containing "1234\n": $ mkfifo ...
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Video Splitter for MPG [closed]

I need a good video splitter, for .avi and .mpg. I already know about Easy Video Splitter, but it doesn't work with .mpg. OS is Win 7.
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Muxing DVD to Mpeg TS

I am looking for good software to generate a MPEG transport stream from DVDs and other MPEG2 files. I have tried with ffmpeg but it produces broken streams. Preferably Linux software but Windows is ...
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Does h.264 levels affect the quality of the output?

According to Wikipedia, the example for high resolution of level 4.0 is 2048x1024@30fps. But the resolution of the video ready to encode is 1280x960, which is about level 3.2. Is it better to set the ...
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How to stream MPEG video using RTP using VLC command line

I'm attempting to convert the following vlc command line which is streaming an MPEG video over UDP ( no RTP ): cvlc -vvv /vlc/attract.mpg :norm=ntsc :v4l2-width=320 :v4l2-height=240 :v4l2-standard=...
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Why does remuxing a VOB fix freezing issues?

I am currently transcoding video data from a Video DVD to x264 MP4 files, but the original MPEG-2 streams seem to have some strange problems. This video DVD is of a home-made digital TV recording (DVB-...
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Convert JPEG image to MPEG-2 Video

I am working on a digital screen unit which has a 2-3 second delay with still images, but no delay for MPEG-2 video. I have used Photoshop CS5 to export the JPEG into MPEG-2 (MP4(ISMA)), but the ...
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How to display and capture webcam stream at the same time?

This command works perfectly for saving a webcam stream to a file: ffmpeg -f alsa -i default -itsoffset 00:00:00 -f video4linux2 -s 1280x720 -r 25 -i /dev/video0 out.avi How would I simultaneously ...
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converting huge MPEG audio files to something smaller

I've got some large MPEG audio files (144 MB each) that I'm looking to convert to something smaller so I can send them out as attachments to an email. Any suggestions on the software to use? I'm ...
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unable to find a suitable output format for 'ΓÇô'

I'm trying to encode videos for mpeg dash streaming, I used the following command (I bring it from this article: http://blog.streamroot.io/encode-multi-bitrate-videos-mpeg-dash-mse-based-media-players/...
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A DVD autostarts on my laptop and runs but not on my desktop

I have a DVD compatible drive on both my desktop and laptop. When I insert the DVD into my laptop, it recognizes it automatically and through clear.fi, plays the DVD. When I put the same DVD in my ...
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Does using preset=placebo or veryslow option also decrease decode time?

When using h.264 I use preset=placebo option. It increases encoding efficiency, but I don't know I feel like it is also increasing decoding time. Is it right or it doesn't affect decoding time at all?
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Codec and format problems with DLNA Server

I use the Windows build in DLNA server controlled with the Windows Media Player under Windows Vista. This is working. The problem is that the Sony Bravia TV does not list all videos which I have share....
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Site for learning about video codecs on the web [closed]

I am interested in learning about the HTML 5 specification as well as different video codecs for use in various browsers (mobile and desktop). So In an effort to learn about as much as I can, I'm ...
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Convert MPG w/ AC3 audio to something else - on a Mac

I'm helping with a small volunteer media team, and they have several .mpg videos that don't appear to have sound when played in QuickTime, iTunes, Real Player, etc, on the local Mac machine. I was ...
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vprofile option in h264 is not working for me

I'm using shotcut to convert my videos. in additional options I enter movflags=+faststart preset=placebo vprofile=baseline level=3.0 But I get the following log: [libx264 @ 000000000ac2f020] [Eval ...
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How to display MPG videos in the Windows 10 Photos app?

The built-in Windows 10 Photos app does not display thumbnails of MPG videos when I'm browsing folders or albums. I recorder these "problem" files with my old Sony DCR-SR62E cam. All is ok for MP4 ...
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How to remove 'Owner' and 'Computer' information tag on MPG , MP4, MPEG file?

When I right click on file and go to 'Details' tab, it shows my computer name and owner name. How do I remove (hide) this information of video file (mpg, avi, mpeg). tanks
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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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Update Microsoft DTV-DVD Video Decoder

When I see Technical Information for Windows media player. I can see information about Microsoft DTV-DVD Video Decoder (msmpeg2vdec.dll). In some machines I see version as 12.0.9200.16426 and some ...
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How to set PTS for audio packets in mpegts?

I written mpegts muxer, which change PTS and PCR in mpegts live stream. I analyze mpegts stream, which has 25 fps video, and if I find new video startcode (new frame) I increasing PTS by 3600. Also, ...
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ffmpeg with a streaming input change channels order and indices on different execution

We're using ffmpeg to take a mpts stream by 3rd party and encode it to a webm file. Now Every time I've call the ffmpeg command I get different map of channels for it. For example: Input #0, mpegts, ...
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Concatenate h264 bytestream using cat?

I need to merge few h264 files. Can I do simply trick like this: cat file0.h264 file1.h264 file2.h264 > out.h264 All h264 has the same encoding settings, except resolution and bitrate, and has ...