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The proper bit rate for a web cam?

I have a web cam which streams out h.264 video streams and it comes with a software on the PC to record that video stream. I need a continuous video streams instead of snap shots. I can also set the ...
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Video Recording Software for windows8 that works with ezap capture device. [on hold]

I have recently purchased a ezcap video capture device to record video games. However I keep getting ShowBiz to crash on me when i switch it to read the capture device, so i've decided to test out ...
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How do I correct a video that is partially out of sync with its audio?

I recently recorded an MP4 video in which the audio is in sync for the first couple of minutes, but then abruptly falls out of sync for the remainder of the video. How can I fix the out-of-sync audio ...
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How can I batch convert all of my video files to AAC audio without converting the video?

I've used XMedia Recode to do this and it works great. I set video to "copy", audio to "convert", and it takes 2 minutes for a 2GB file. There's two problems with it for batch work though. It doesn't ...
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How to download a user's complete video collection

Previously, whenever I had to download a user's complete videos, I'd just use something like: youtube-dl -ciw ytuser:LinusTechTips But now this does not seem to work anymore. When I issue this ...
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Batch convert video files for upload to Flickr

I have hundreds of home video files in various formats (AVI, MP4, MOV, etc) in sub-folders in a \My Photos folder on my Windows 7 PC. I would like to upload all of these to my Flickr account. But ...
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What techniques can I use for audio and/or video chat that don't use SIP and complex layered architectures?

Point A few years ago a friend and I were messing around and we created a super-simple video chat link by running VLC twice on both our computers: one "watched" the local webcam and cloned the video ...
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Play mp4 video in Internet Explorer 11 with security level set to high

I am using the html5 tag to embed mp4 videos on a site. They play well in all browsers except on IE-11 but only when the security level is set to high (if security level downgrade to medium video ...
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FFMPEG filter to boxblur and greyscale a video using alpha mask

Can someone show me how to enhance the example found here: FFmpeg - Apply blur over face To do the following: Use an input alpha mask PNG instead of a declared rectangular region both blur and ...
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Blur or hide screen portion during realtime presentation

I am about to present my project tomorrow. Demonstrating the project involves showing account name to certain game, as my project manipulates that games launcher. Basically, I am about to present what ...
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YouTube videos black, only audio in Firefox

When I play a YouTube video on my computer, it seems to play fine, but the whole video is black. This happens only when I play the video in Firefox. I'm using Windows 8.1 What I did so far: ...
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Dowload flash video [on hold]

I want to download the the video in the link Flash video link. I prefer not to record the screen, I want to download the video. Is there an option like this? I tried everything without success. ...
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ffmpeg wants to overwrite existing images

I want to make a timelapse movie with ffmpeg. For now I use mencoder with following command: mencoder mf://*.jpg -mf fps=12 -nosound -noskip -ovc copy -o Zeitraffer$begin.avi I'm trying to make a ...
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What do I need for VLC to play mp4 video?

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi as a media box that can stream from torrents using Peerflix. To test, I've set up a local tracker and one torrent containing an mp4 video. Peerflix is working ...
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Any empirical length limits or caveats about MP4's of 7400 seconds?

I was investigating a curious issue I have with the playback of certain MP4 files on my BluRay player; in particular, it seemed files over two hours simply would not play (player locked up). As I ...
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Lossless video codec optimized for both capturing and archiving [closed]

know any lossless video codec that optimized for both capturing and archiving for iDevices? I'm looking for a video codec like FLAC that is the de facto lossless audio codec. A lossless video codec ...
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Windows program capable of playing or converting IVF files [closed]

I'm looking for a program that is able to play IVF files, which is a very simple container format for VP8 video. However, I've been unable to find a trustworthy player for it (VLC, which has played ...
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Skip parts of video while converting it to images with ffmpeg

I use this command on ffmpeg to convert a video into images: ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -q:v 1 -r 1 -f image2 frame-03d%.jpg What I want to do is to skip the first x seconds and the last y seconds of the ...
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Problems with joining videos in FFmpeg with a cross-fade effect (buffer queue overflow, frames dropped)

I can successfully join a couple of videos into one (using this method) with a nice cross-fade effect in between, but the output video contains no audio. I'm using the -filter_complex command. I've ...
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Video Codec Problems

I have been having a problem with a file with the PRDY and undf video codecs. Is there any way to open them? thanks Brett 2010 iMac VLC version 2.2.1
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FFmpeg - Seek to pkt_pos?

I know that FFmpeg can start seek in terms of PTS/DTS, and that there is a limitation regarding seeking in frame number, but is there a way to seek in terms of pkt_pos? I'd also like to be able to ...
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Issues streaming movies with VLC from my debian server

I am trying to stream movies from my linux server that I connect to via SSH. I go to VLC and networking and I use SFTP to get to my server and my file. ...
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How to convert video audio codec with ffmpeg

I am trying this command but it fails I need to convert audio track of 17gb movie file with fastest way So i only need to convert audio and leave video file alone Here the command But it fails It ...
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FFmpeg – Keep original video orientation

I'm converting 3gp video to mp4 format and that is working. But I have one issue: original video orientation is not kept. I know about rotate, flip and other commands, but I'm converting video ...
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FFmpeg - Transcode video and keep original EXIF metadata in the transcoded file?

I am trying to transcode a video from a .mov (recorded with the iPhone) and add the original metadata (EXIF) to transcoded file, how can I achieve that? The original video contains EXIF metadata, etc. ...
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Enabling fullscreen on videos goes to secondary monitor

For some reason when I try to go fullscreen while watching videos (HTML5 and Flash), it always initially goes fullscreen on my secondary monitor. When I undo the fullscreen and move the monitor back ...
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How to preselect audio tracks in VLC when the language name is not in the track name?

I have a number of videos that have been provided to me in multiple languages. Unfortunately the first track is in Spanish and the second track is in English. These audio tracks simply named Track 1 ...
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YouTube video turns black after few seconds

I am trying to watch YouTube videos, but after a few seconds the video area turns black even though it keeps on playing. Any tips why? I use latest Chrome on Windows 7, and a Lenovo Thinkpad.
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Analyzing h264 100GB video stream

I have a big file, an h264 stream video of a CCTV. I analyze this file with ffprobe and the result is this: [h264 @ 0000000002d24480] no frame! [h264 @ 0000000002d24480] non-existing PPS 0 referenced ...
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What specs should I consider for playing/streaming 4K to 8K video perfectly? [closed]

I am buying a massive, 4K screen, and might consider one closer to 8K instead. Since these screens are very capable of rendering the full brink of every pixel sent to it by a powerful GPU, what specs, ...
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Segmenting video to X seconds parts with ffmpeg

I have one video with duration of one minute and 35 seconds. I am able to split it into multiple 30 second segments (I am fully aware of other ways to split a video but chose this for a particular ...
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MPlayer Extended rev. 15 won't play some video_ts files under OS X

My MPlayer Extended rev. 15 won't play some video_ts files under OS X. I put in one DVD which played fine when I opened the video_ts file, but it isn't working for any of my other dvds. I open the ...
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avconv: remove audio stream, keep sync [migrated]

I have an AVI file with one video and three audio streams. I would like to discard two of the audio streams, keeping only one. I tried to do so using avconv (v11.3-6): avconv -i in.avi -map 0:0 -map ...
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How to play an original dvd (.vob file) in VLC?

When I play an original DVD in VLC, it does not play properly. i.e. it sticks too much, while on the other hand it plays smoothly in Windows Media Player (though it doesn't allow seeking). The video ...
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ffmpeg changes audio bitrate when transcoding from MKV to FLV

I have one file - sample.mkv ========================================================= File: sample.mkv Width: 854 pixels Height: 480 pixels Aspect ...
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How do I play video that can speed up, slow down, & play backwards?

I have the problem of needing to play a video while being able to arbitrarily increase or decrease the playback speed, as well as being able to have negative playback speeds (watching the video ...
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Video shows a short length but contains a hour of content based on the file size. Can FFMPEG see past the error?

I have a 3 hour file that I shot... the file size is consistent with that length (100 gigs)... but when i play the file it only plays the first 12 min. VLC player says the file is 3 hours but only ...
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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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What is the CORRECT way to fix keyframes in FFMPEG for DASH?

When conditioning a stream for DASH playback, random access points must be at the exact same source stream time in all streams. The usual way to do this is to force a fixed frame rate and fixed GOP ...
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FFMPEG set a upper limit to bitrate only a a interval of video

How i can define a variable bitrate from 500k to 1024k between 0~1min30, between 1min30~3min up it to 2048 to 4096 and from 3min until end down it to 500~1024 again?
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Play 2 media files synchronously with one set of controls for both

I have 2 media files: Video+(2x)audio (Movie). Audio (Commentary). Commentary audio track starts with an offset before the movie starts.* I need to be able to(simultaneously): See the video ...
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How to record video into circular buffer?

I want to build low cost IP camera with storage out of webcam, OpenWRT router and flash drive (or probably hard drive). It's not difficult to do, but I would like to store like last 24 hours, ...
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Corrupt video file - HEX trails off to zeors

Have an mp4 mov file that is 3.32GB and should be 5+ min long. Filmed with GH4 cam. The file is on the computer and the SD card cannot be restored because it was formatted and used about 20 times ...
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avconv - how to use two input files for transcoding to maximize quality

Let's say I have two video files encoded in lossy formats, for instance sample.mp4 (H.264) and sample.265 (H.265). Now I want to transcode to sample.webm (VP8). We all know transcoding degrades video ...
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Live TV streaming with Tvheadend works fine on laptop, but not on home server

I have a DVB-T TV tuner USB dongle (Afatech AF9013/AF9015) which I'm using in conjunction with the latest version of Tvheadened and the latest stable build of Kodi. I ultimately want my small home ...
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How to change scan type / field order in video's metadata?

VLC plays my 50i H.264 MOV incorrectly when I try to do Deinterlace = on and Deinterlace mode = Yadif 2x. The video is jumpy like crazy. Looks like it's detecting the field order incorrectly. So what ...
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ffmpeg: Highest quality 50i to 50p conversion, comparable to Adobe Premiere

I have 50i footage (more specifically tagged as 25 fps but does contain movement on the secondary fields). I am able to get pretty good quality conversion to 50p from Adobe Premiere by simply ...
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Videos doubled in frame when uploaded to YouTube with Cyberlink Power Director 13

When I upload a video to YouTube from Cyberlink Power Director 13 it shows up doubled; two videos placed side-by-side in the same video. It has happened with the last two I uploaded. I upload in full ...
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What’s the best way to connect 12 different SSDs—each already containing non-formatable, unique data—to my editing workstation?

We have a HP Z840 Windows 7 PC for video editing. Recently we recorded 4K video onto 24 SSD drives in the 4K Pro Res 422 format. We need to connect up to 12 of these SSDs (12 cameras, with 1 drive ...
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Do filtergraphs copy audio streams by default in FFMpeg?

I 've got the following command in FFMpeg: ffmpeg -i file_input.mp4 -filter_complex split=2[i1][i2];[i1]scale=trunc(oh*a/2)*2:480[o1];[i2]scale=trunc(oh*a/2)*2:640[o2] -map [o1] -map 0:a -pix_fmt ...