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Search videos of unknown origin and title by thumbnails [on hold]

Not sure if this question belongs here... I heard that if you have a video that has no title, relevant metadata and is of unknown origin you can search it by it's thumbnails on google, but I couldn't ...
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FFmpeg crashes for large “-filter_complex_script” inputs

We're experiencing an issue where ffmpeg seg faults for very large "-filter_complex_script" input files (roughly 3MB). The input file consists of a very large number of drawbox filters. The same ...
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I just want to load my homemade DVD+r's into my PC (My Videos) to share over the net. I'm new to all of this.

I can't load my home videos into my PC. How do I do This? I've tried downloading a so-called FREE program. It was just a trial. They wanted you to buy it. My videos are on VHS and DVD. I can transfer ...
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Playing video from PC to TV through HDMI looks noticeably worse compared to playing directly from USB

I have a non-smart LED TV. And I have a uncompressed 1920x1080/60fps video which I copied to flash drive, plug it into the TV and play it, the result is really good. However when I tried using my TV ...
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How to merge images and a music into a 30FPS video?

I have around 9000 images, which are named: X0.png, X1.png, ..., X9000.png The music is 5minutes long. And I would like to generate a 30FPS video. I know, there is a command-line tool, called ...
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Youtube Videos cause pc to freeze and make scary noise

I used to have this problem where I'd be watching a video (using Flash Player in Firefox) and every so often the screen and sound would freeze. The sound just freezes to a weird noise cross between ...
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Why When I transfer video from my canon camera to my computer the quality is bad?

I have a canon EOS 700d and I record HD 1080p video at 25fps on it but when I transfer it to my computer via usb cable the quality is terrible. I use Sony movie studio platinum to edit my videos. When ...
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Downloading video using command line

I use right click on a button and select Download Linked File As to download a video file into my computer. I'd like to automatize it with scripts, so I opened the source code and copy the link ...
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DVD+R with H.264 Blu-ray video

I did a video in Adobe Premiere of 16 minutes. I want to put the video in a DVD+R disc so when a person inserts it in the DVD player connected to the TV, it will begin automatically. Therefore I chose ...
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recording movies for playback on smartphone or tablet [on hold]

I am going to travel without cellphone service or wifi. I want to record from my dish hopper to a flash drive for play back on to smart phone. Can some one help me please. Current phone is Galaxy s5. ...
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Detect color bars ffmpeg

Is there a way to use ffmpeg (or even a linux command) to detect if the video being processed has actual content or just color bars? This is my scenario: I have a system that uses BMD to perform RTMP ...
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Home structured cabling - which cables?

I've recently purchased a 25U rack with some networking for my home. I'm about to order some Cat6, but I wanted to ask a few questions: I noticed that some people have video cabling in their homes. ...
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Am I even burdened with choosing where and how to decode my video?

Whenever I setup K-Lite codec pack, like during an MPC install, this step of K-Lite always trips me up: It is never clear to me what is going on. No matter what I choose I will first have to decide ...
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How do I force my MHL to DVI adapter to send 1080p video to my HD computer monitor?

I bought this adapter: www.delock.de/produkte/F_697_MHL_65337/merkmale.html in the hope that it would send native 1080p video from my HTC One (M7) running CyanogenMod 12.1 to my Benq GW2265, which is ...
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-ss and -itsoffset negative doesn' work FFMPEG

This is my command line: ffmpeg -r 30 -framerate 30 -f gdigrab -draw_mouse 0 -i title="Output" -f dshow -i audio="CABLE Output (VB-Audio Virtual Cable)" -ss 1 -vcodec h264 -preset superfast -pix_fmt ...
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ffmpeg - Concatenating multiple mp4 files

I am using an external script (http://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/Concatenate#extscript) to concatenate multiple mp4 files. This script lets you do a command like this: "./mmcat input1 input2 input3 ... ...
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Streaming audio and video to VLC with ffmpeg and ffserver

I'm trying to set up a webcam with a raspberry pi 2 that I can view from VLC media player on another computer. I followed the tutorial here to get video only working, but his other tutorial that ...
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more power for windows and video render

I have 10 different project on 5 windows machine that render a video with after effect, I already have a software that schedule my render. What i need is to make more video, I would like to know what ...
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VLC video playback is trimmed and blacked out

I am using Kubuntu 15.10 and recently I have updated the version to the latest backport version. But soon after the update VLC has started making weird output. VLC is cropping out the video and the ...
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FFmpeg - Trimmed video length doesn't match the specified duration in the code

ffmpeg -ss 00:24:50.0 -i "input.mp4" -vframes 600 -map 0:0 -map 0:1 -vcodec libx264 -preset veryslow -crf 51 -c:a:0 copy "output.mp4" Alright, I just testing out some crf values and I found out that ...
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Motion daemon causes 100% cpu when stopped

I have setup the motion video detection system on Ubuntu 14.04 and want to start and stop it via cron so that it's not capturing pictures when the room is normally in use. It all works fine until I ...
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How to play 4K videos on Samsung Full HD TV? [closed]

I have Samsung ue48h6400 full hd tv and when I try to play 3840x2160 videos from usb 3.0 HDD it says this video resolution not supported at the moment. What do I do? I checked updates for my tv and ...
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Downloading Deeply Embedded Flash Videos?

I have been trying to get a couple of videos from 9now.com.au (previously 9jumpin.com.au). Unfortunately standard video downloaders don't have much success on ninemsn pages (thats what 9now.com.au is ...
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DVD ripping software recommendations [closed]

I have a bunch of concert DVDs that I'd like to rip to the highest quality format possible. I'm looking for some software (ideally free) that will let me do this. I want to be able to keep the chapter ...
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FPS drops when playing video in background

I am trying to understand why I experience FPS drops in demanding games when a video is playing in background and how to fix it. My particular setup (see the specs at the bottom): two monitors in ...
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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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Moving Files From a folder into other folders

How do I move files (.mp4 .avi .mkv) from a folder on my desktop to one on an external drive. The folder map looks kind of like this: C:\Users\Zac\Desktop\Finished\Folder1 ...
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How to recover 1.4GB video file that can't be read (Canon) [duplicate]

I was shooting video with a Canon EOS 7D, and it was telling me the battery (I thought) was getting hot, so I opened the battery cover and it promptly shut off. It was a battery pack, and the ...
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Quicktime Screen Recording Lower Frame Rate

I'm on mac, I'd like to screen record. But I want it to record a frame every second or so, or every minute or so (as opposed to 30fps). So when someone plays the video it will look sped up. Is there ...
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H.264 multi-pass encoding with FFmpeg

I would like to encode a video in H.264 with multi-pass. I tried : ffmpeg -y -ss 00:00:12.0 -i "c:\vid\example.mkv" -vframes 420 -vcodec libx264 -preset veryslow -refs 8 -b:v 1200k -an -pass 1 -f ...
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Use ffmpeg to add audio in the middle of the video

I have a 9s no-audio mp4 video and a 5s mp3 audio. And now I want to add the mp3 in the middle in the video. I totally have no idea how I can do that. I tried ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -i input.mp3 -f ...
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Extract Y-channel of every I-frame from MPEG4 movie as loslessly as possible

I'm working on a video tracking experiment and got stuck with videos that are quite badly compressed with the MPEG4 DivX 5x/6x codec. I'm fairly new to image formats, codecs and compression, but I ...
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Wrap ffmpeg for extracting audio from video in a python function

I'd like to wrap ffmpeg in a python function for extracting audio from video. I can successfully extract audio from mp4 videos on the command line. ffmpeg -i sourcevideo.mp4 -vn -acodec copy ...
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How can I tell VLC that a source video stream has non-continuous frame rate?

I'm streaming my Android device screen to my PC on which VLC should display it. The android device pushes screens as they are generated. So the framerate that VLC gets is dynamic. Sometimes there's ...
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Limitations for video to upload to Facebook [migrated]

I frequently upload videos to Facebook recently, but I don't know whether Facebook will re-encode the video if the video doesn't meet the requirements. So, I wanna ask you guys which of the render ...
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ffmpeg extract lossless image from video

I have a 5s fps25 mp4 video and I use the following command to extract jpg images from the video ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -r 1 -q:v 1 output_%01d.jpg The images are extracted successfully, but jpg files ...
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How to recover damaged video file on an External hard drive

So I have a lot of video on an external HDD and most of the videos run fine. However, with some during the video it becomes very laggy and skips over some bits. When I have tried moving the files or ...
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Record IP Camera w/o motion detection or transcoding?

I have a Hikvision IP camera (DS-2CD2332-I: 3MP, IR, h.264 stream) mounted on the front of my house, and I'd like to record its stream, so that it can be later watched - for example, if there is a ...
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What is the correct command line to convert a MKV 10b to MKV 8b with identical quality?

I want to convert a MKV 10b to MKV 8b, with identical quality of sound and video. I uses the following command line: ffmpeg -i -c my_file.mkv: libx264 v -profile -crf 18 -PRESET medium high -level ...
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Clarification on streaming media

I currently have a point to point, local topology set up with a Darwin Streaming Server and a client. The server has a media file with a bit rate of 1019 kilobits per second. The client on the other ...
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Can a 7Gb video file be only 512 kbps?

Windows is telling me that the bit rate of a 7 Gb video I have downloaded is only 64 kbps. I have read I need to multiply by 8 to get the actual bit rate. Still it's only 512 kbps, which seems very ...
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How to fix Video that is unable to be read

So I have a lot of video on an external HDD and most of the videos run fine. However, with some during the video it becomes very laggy and skips over some bits. When I have tried moving the files or ...
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OSX | Fullscreen videos creating separate desktop 10.11.3 | Multi-Monitor

Does anyone with a multi-monitor setup watch YouTube videos or Amazon, Hulu..etc. in fullscreen, using the video player controls to do so? Have you noticed a change since 10.11.3? I for one have. It ...
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How to use ffmpeg to add jpeg image before and after the video

I am using the latest version 2.8.5 ffmpeg on Windows and I want to add 5s intro jpeg frame at the beginning of the video starts, and a 5s jpeg end frame at the end of the video. I found a lot of ...
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ffmpeg keeps crashing while playing with ffserver. Can anyone fix this?

So here's the deal. I'm running into multiple errors between ffmpeg and ffserver. The videos are in great shape, far as I can tell, and they stream fine, individually. But when I use a list, well, ...
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Cut and Compress 4K Video?

I have a 20 second video which size in 4K which size is 125 MB. It is only about a defective electronic component so accuracy is not important. I want it much smaller. I have these options in VLC ...
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Rotate AVI video by 90 degree

I used to apply this command to transcode videos of my mobile phone to AVI: ffmpeg -i Input.mov -s 640x360 -sameq -vcodec msmpeg4v2 -acodec libmp3lame Output.avi Now I'd like to rotate some videos ...
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Ffmpeg, error adding mp3 audio track to mp4

I have an mp4 which I created by stitching together 4 images and I need to add audio to it from an mp3. Per this question: How to apply audio track to a mute h264/mp4-video losslessly? I used: " -i ...
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Scaling a video fails

I am using avconv to scale a video to a lower size. I just want to make video width smaller, and allow height to adjust automatically with the width to keep proportions same. After the command, a file ...
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FFMPEG under Windows 7(64 bit) - creating timelaps video from jpg

My goal is to create a video from a bunch of jpg files. I have chosen FFMPEG (Windows 64) to solve this task The task I have more than 4k jpg files in a directory, all following the naming ...