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Converting problematic 9.99fps video to something standard (ffmpeg?)

I recently got some CCTV video released to me via a FOIA/PA request. I'd like to put up the full version on YouTube, as well as version edited w/ Final Cut Pro. However, Handbrake, Quicktime, Final ...
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how to stream videos faster?

I just learned to play videos on my tablet browser using my wifi router, and, my laptop (which "hosted" the video file). I happen to be running windows 7 on my laptop. The procedure to host videos is ...
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How to open the video file in my vps?

I have purchase a vpn service(serverip is a.b.c.d),when login into my sftp with putty,i downloaded a video file name movie1 in /root , i want to watch the video file(in server ) played in my ...
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How to check whether my ISP is throttling my torrent/streaming speed?

I have exactly the same problem as this one, but unfortunately no helpful answer was provided, and the OP accepted a non-answer! So I guess I should ask again, here. Recently I am having streaming ...
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Video progress bar will not go away in full screen

At the beginning of the summer I started to have a problem with YouTube where the progress bar would not disappear in full screen. I just refreshed the page and it would go away. Now, if I change any ...
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Looking for video player software that allows me to program a certain amount of loops in the video for presentation purposes

I am looking for video player software that allows me to program a certain amount of loops in the video and gives me control to go from one loop to another within a video file. For example: I have ...
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Remote synchronized TV show watching

My significant other and I want to watch recorded TV shows together. Problem is: we live a few hundred kilometers apart and only see each other on the weekends, which we want to use for seeing mutual ...
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Adding subtitles to video fails with ffmpeg

I am trying to add a subtitle to a video using ffmpeg and a .srt file. Using the command: ffmpeg -i videopath.mp4 -i subtitlefilepath.srt -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -ar 44100 -ac 2 -ab 128k ...
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Counter Strike Failed to load gamerulescvars.txt, game rules cvars might not be reported to management tools [on hold]

Every time i launch valve games like TF2 , CSS , CS : GO , I got this error from console, Parent cvar in client.dll not allowed (mp_endmatch_votenextleveltime) Parent cvar in client.dll not allowed ...
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How to hardcode subtitles into a video without converting it?

So I'm searching through the internet and wasn't come up with the answers I need. I need to hardcode a subtitle to a video (.avi) in order for it to played on the DVD player. But I'm looking up ways ...
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How can I transcode “faster playback speed” videos? [duplicate]

I'd like to transcode a video to have faster playback speed, for use on mobile devices / chromecast. VLC has this capability, but it seems to only work during playback. For example, if I use the ...
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Is it possible to download entire YouTube playlist using IDM?

I download youtube video using IDM. All I have to do is use Mozilla, install a some idm download plug in and there you go. You can see IDM "DOWNLOAD" label towards the top right corner, or you can ...
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Looking for Video Player to Cycle Through Files Easily

I'd like a Video Player for MAC that know how to play most video formats (wmv, flv, mp4, avi, etc) but would let me cycle through the video files (in current folder) on a keypress (for example, right ...
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Unable to capture HD via WebCam using Cyberlink PowerDirector 11

Hardware I am using: Alienware 17, with USB connected Logitech C920, OS: Windows 10 Preview. Problem I am having with Cyberlink PowerDirector is when I am trying to Capture video, I get 3 choices ...
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DVR is visible LAN but invisible with WLAN

I'm trying to get a DVR (H.264 video surveillance system) a connection. Here should include ports 80, 34567 and 34599 open. I also have a forwarding address and the DVR is forwarded in my router so ...
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video conferencing over lan

I am looking for a video conference application for my colleagues. I don't need many feature, only single person to single person video chat, But I want to avoid external bandwidth, as it would only ...
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How to cast Skype audio to TV from Nexus 7 via Chromecast?

I just unwrapped and plugged in my new Chromecast dongle. Owning a Samsung Smart TV w/ DLNA, it covers most of the Chromecast capabilities anyway, but I wanted wireless means to mirror my Nexus 7 ...
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VLC player went pink

I am using Alienware 17 laptop Graphics GTX780M NVidia driver 344.11 OS Windows 10 Preview. Problem I am having is that VLC player shows all the videos in pink. However they are displayed OK on Quick ...
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I played an online video in html5 player on google chrome, where is it stored on my local storage?

I pasted a remote video url in address bar of Google chrome and it started playing it in its html5 player. When video finished playing, i can replay it without any buffering which indicates that video ...
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USB Target mode multiplexer for video feeds

We have proprietary (not ours) windows software that processes video from one camera connected via USB. We would like to analyze feed from many (10+) cameras by rapidly switching video source. Usage ...
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Plugging 2 screens into a laptop [duplicate]

My laptop has only one VGA port, so I was wondering if I can just buy a "Y-cable" and plug in 2 screens? My graphic card is GeForce GT 640M LE. PS: I want to extend my screens, not duplicate them.
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FFMPEG: Generated video will not concat with the rest

I am trying to make a video with FFMPEG, and I am concat'ing several videos together. However, the last two are generated from a PNG image using the -loop option. ffmpeg -loop 1 -i img001.png -filter ...
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i am wondering if i can hook up 2 video cards (SLI ready)

okay so right now i have this card http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=8869861 i want to get a 2nd video card maybe this one ...
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Why can't I play onion.com videos on OS X Safari?

When I try to play videos on onion.com on Safari, I see a black rectangle with no video. I do however hear the sound. Videos on Chrome play normally.
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ffmpeg not outputting video

I am trying to use ffmpeg to split up a quicktime into smaller quicktimes. I have a csv file with in and out points that I feed to Python, which in turn builds a ffmpeg command. However, I have ...
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Is it possible to downsample a video signal lower than 640 x 480 using software methods?

My goal is to make games look old-school. I have enough resources to play most games on ultra. Here is how i want it to look like(works only with Dark Souls): ...
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How much data traffic does watching YouTube take?

How much usage does watching a video on YouTube take? Does it depend on the length of the video? The quality? I'm trying to figure this out because I use a lot of online tutorials at work, and I ...
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duplicate scene playing mkv file in kmplayer

I have downloaded a video file with .mkv extension. This is the file's properties: When I play it using kmplayer, it has double scene effect like this: What is the problem?
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What causes videos to start off black or glitchy on an AMD Radeon HD 6700?

I recently updated my video card drivers to the latest version (AMD Radeon HD 6700 series) and found that upon doing so, all the "GIF"s on Imgur (which have now switched to "GIFV" which is an MP4 ...
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Most-playback-performance video-file-format?

I have lots of MP4 MKV MOV files of various lengths, resolutions, audio formats, audio and image quality.What should I convert them to to have most playback performance without quality loss? My ...
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Enabling Microsoft Windows Media player to play Matroska (MKV) container and H.264 codec videos

My understanding of the technical aspects associated with Video files is very basic. Our company developed a Thick-client software product for the commercial market that would allow users to view ...
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if I record video on my 720p screen I can get a video with 1080p?

I have a screen with 720p. I want to know if I can screen my pc and the video I get will be 1080p for example ?!
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Media Player Classic video size zoom incorrect

I am using latest version MPCHC latest version. As the screenshot below, the video in MPCHC seem goes outside of the screen. But VLC play properly. I just try download a new copy of MPCHC, unzip and ...
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Splitting video file into equivalent segments with ffmpeg

I have ffmpeg installed in my linux box. I am using it to split files into equivalent segments. So far I have test two approaches: 1. Create a bash script that grabs the file durationffprobe and then ...
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Taskbar shows over video when focus goes to other monitor

So i have a dual monitor set up and I have a full screened flash video on the main monitor. If I remove the focus from that video to something that is on my other monitor the task bar pops up on top ...
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how can I flip from camera to screen recording

I just get my new canon 70d camera. I want to use it for recording online tutorial and publish it in YouTube. how can I flip from camera to screen recording and vise verse while recording? are there ...
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Windows media player does not let you save?

I opened a video (mpeg) from a web page link in Firefox and it by default opened it in Windows Media Player. There did not appear to be any save button in the player !!!! Does this mean I have to ...
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Subtitles not showing

Yesterday, I bought a SSD disk and needed to re install Windows. Now I'm setting up the computer, but I have some weird problem: I cannot get subtitles show in any program, hve tried KM player, ...
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Distorted Video and PC Hang

I have a sony vaio laptop with 2.2 GHz i7 processor, 4GB RAM etc etc. I have installed Win 7 on it. The problem is when i watch a video e.g. a movie the screen goes like i have checked all the ...
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Streaming Desktop to another computer in a LAN

I Want to build an application (possibly with Java) that streams the desktop to another pc in a LAN. Any suggestions of what technologies,libraries.. I could use? I already know that there exists ...
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Open VLC when clicking certain video links

Is it possible to open VLC to play certain video files when I click on specific links? For instance, is there a protocol I could use, like vlc://, which VLC would recognize? Specifically, I've got ...
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How can i download Harvard videos?

When I track videos from Harvard,I noticed that it has rtmp protocol at the first of the video link. I have tried many programs to download Harvard videos but none worked then I noticed a program ...
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Confused about timecode/fps results when using avconv/avprobe

I'm using avprobe to get information about timecode and fps from videos. Getting the information isn't a problem but I'm a bit confused as to the result. When running avprobe on an H.264 file I'm ...
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Slicing video file into several segments

I am currently using ffmpeg to slice video files. I automated the process through a script called ffmpeg_split.sh. Although this very slow it is efficient in splitting videos into equivalent settings. ...
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ffmpeg add alpha channel to a video

Basically I have a video with a green background, and I mean a perfect green background (red = 0, green = 255, blue = 0) and I want to convert this to alpha (i.e add an alpha channel where 0 255 0 ...
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Watching BlueRay with Laptop/hdmi and hd tv poor experience

I try to watch an BlueRay on my Sony HD TV which is delivered by my Dell Latitude e6430 with icore 7 and Nividia NV 5200 connected via hdmi, but the experience is very poor :-( The movie plays some ...
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Can't run large FrontCam .avi files

I'm having trouble playing long video files that I've recorded using FrontCam.The short videos (~10 MB) play just fine but longer files (~150 MB) don't play. I'm using Windows Media Player. Ive tried ...
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Why can't Quicktime play a movie file encoded by FFmpeg? [duplicate]

When I try to open a movie I just created with the command: ffmpeg -pattern_type glob -i '*.JPG' -s 640x480 movie.mp4 I get an error from QuickTime: The document “movie.mp4” could not be opened. ...
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Mkv files random stops playing on my blu-ray player, Why?

I am a holder of LG BD390 Blu-ray player...it has always worked well but lately is giving me problems with reading mkv files from external hard drive. Let me explain... Lately I've noticed that ...
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Chrome: force youtube to play video in h.264 instead of WebM/VP9

I am using Chrome as my usual browser on OS X. Since the introduction of VP9, youtube videos are now mostly streamed in VP9, requiring a lot of CPU computing to decode and killing my battery. In ...