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How can I convert a movie file to make it smaller? [duplicate]

I have some recorded TV on my hard drive. It's about 2 hours long, 10.6 GB. The extension of the file is MPEG-2 TS Video (.ts). I was wondering the best way to convert this file to make it ...
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1answer
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How to convert audio to video with VLC?

I'm familiar with the use of VLC to transcode videos, or to extract audio from video. What I'd like to do is the reverse of that. I have a very long MP3 and would like to generate a simple video ...
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1answer
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Issue in converting the video

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0answers
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Converting RAW Blackmagic Intensity Card frames

I am trying to convert raw video frames that I have captured using a Blackmagic Design Intensity card. The output frames are of the format: YCbCr 4:2:2 packed 8 Bit UYVY Abekas How can I convert ...
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2answers
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Exr file sequence to mov with ffmpeg

When I convert an EXR file sequence with x264 using FFmpeg and convert the colorspace from linear to SRGB (with gamma 0.45454545) I get some heavy banding issues (most visible on a dark gradient). For ...
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1answer
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Optimum parameters for FFMPEG to keep file size

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0answers
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Converting with avconv without trying to increase quality

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1answer
172 views

Converting a bunch of TS video segments into H.264 files

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1answer
176 views

Get Delay of Each Frame In A GIF

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1answer
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The G2M4 codec of Go to meeting?

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2answers
380 views

movie conversion program that preserves embedded subtitles in .mkv files

I am looking for a movie conversion program to convert mkv movies with embedded subtitles to be put on iOS devices. While there are various tools readily available such as Free Studio, etc, these ...
0
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0answers
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what are the good media converter softwares available? [closed]

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0answers
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Allow multiple instances of Handbrake

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Handbrake on Windows 7 (video encoding application)? I have a 32 thread system and I think it would be more efficient to encode 2-3 movies at the same ...
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1answer
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Convert 3D model to video [closed]

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0
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1answer
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convert gif to mp4 (gif2mp4) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I convert an animated GIF to a YouTube friendly video format? The question is pretty straight-forward: How to convert animated gif file to mp4 video? It might ...
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1answer
371 views

WTV and DVR-MS television recordings, should I de-interlace or not?

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1answer
93 views

Why does video conversion make my video look like an old movie?

I have downloaded some videos from you tube of a boxing match. It looks fine on You tube. After I download and convert the video, the sudio is fine and matches the video but the actual video looks ...
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1answer
3k views

x264 encoding speed, what should my expectations be?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 (maverick) on an HP Pavillion dv3 with core2duo 2.29 GHz, NVidia Geforce G105M (512MB) with CUDA and 4GB RAM. I have the latest versions of ffmpeg and x264. I recognise that ...
0
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2answers
94 views

Unattented conversion of PowerPoint presentations to video files

I want to be able to convert ppt to video files automatically, without user interaction on Windows. Like convert_ppt_to_video qqq.pptx --screen-size 1024x768 -o qqq.mkv. How it's better to attain ...
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0answers
521 views

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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2answers
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My video camera records video using H.264 codec, although it does not look like old DVD players support this format. I would like to convert these videos into some most commonly found, generic ...
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1answer
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How to convert AVI videos to small (smartphone) size

I want to convert some .avi videos to a lower resolution, both to considerably shrink the files' sizes and to make them easily viewable on a smartphone. How can I do the conversion? I have ffmpeg ...
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3answers
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Converting SWF to WMV

I've been searching on the web for tools (online and desktop) to convert SWF files to WMV. We don't have the original FLA files anymore, and these SWF contain how-to software instructions. Some ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How to convert any video to DVD (.vob) in good video quality?

I have some good quality movies and I want to change them into DVD videos. When I'm using the Super DVD Converter to convert the video (800MB), it gives me a very big movie (2.5 or 3GB ...
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1answer
932 views

Freemake Video Converter - Why do I see CUDA message?

When I start Freemake Video Converter 2.1.5.0 (downloadable from http://www.freemake.com/free_video_converter/), I see this message: "Driver update required Accelerate video encoding and lower CPU ...
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0answers
105 views

Can someone suggest a workflow for transcoding videos in iPhoto from Motion-JPEG to something smaller?

I've shot a lot of video with "still" cameras over the years, and a lot of it is encoded with Motion-JPEG, which uses a lot of disk space per minute of video, compared to more efficient codecs such as ...
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1answer
263 views

There's no difference in video between 1280x740 and 1024x740?

I used mencoder to convert a file that was 720x480 to 1024x740. Then I converted the same file to 1280x740. You would expect the video to look different due to the different aspect ratio, but it looks ...
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0answers
430 views

How do I change a VZO record file to a standard video file? [closed]

How do I change a VZO record file to a standard video file? I tried using Format Factory and All-in-One Video Converter with no success. Can anyone tell me what I need to do?
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3answers
61 views

What video converter is the easiest to use?

my father-in-law has bought a box that plays videos from USB stick, but some of videos have AC3/PCM audio stream, and the device isn't able to cope with that. It is unfortunately only able to decode ...
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1answer
190 views

How to open a TOD video files in Mac OS X?

When I record with JVC camera, I get .MOI and .TOD files for videos. How to open these files in my Mac OS X Snow Leopard?
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1answer
7k views

How to see what command-line options handbrake sends to mencoder

I want to see what command-line options handbrake is sending to mencoder. I looked at the Activity Window and it shows a lot of stuff but not what I'm looking for. How can I find it?
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1answer
905 views

How do I slow down a video generating new interpolated frames?

I've used mencoder's speed parameter to generate a video which is played at half the speed. This basically means halving the framerate of the video. But I'm interested in software that could convert a ...
0
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1answer
915 views

How to convert a video to 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratio without loss of video quality

I uploaded my video to youtube and the highest resolution it appears as is 360p. This is much lower than what I uploaded. I believe that youtube isn't making higher resolutions available for my video ...
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1answer
614 views

How to make AVI files web optimized with mencoder

In Handbrake there is an option to optimize video files for the web so that they play better online. Does mencoder have an option like that? I'm wondering if I should convert a file using handbrake ...
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2answers
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How to use ffmpeg to rip part of a VOB file

I want to convert a VOB file to another video format using ffmpeg. The video that I'm interested in is found in the first half of the VOB file. Is there a way to convert only the part that I'm ...
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4answers
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How to convert an MKV to AVI with minimal loss

To convert an MKV to AVI, I do two things. The first thing I do is this: ffmpeg -i filename.mkv -vcodec copy -acodec copy output.avi or this: ffmpeg -i filename.mkv -sameq -acodec copy output.avi ...
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2answers
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How can I convert videos with VLC media player?

I use VLC media player 1.1.4, and I want to convert any video files with VLC media player.
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3answers
542 views

Should I leave my Flip Video files as-is? Or should I convert them to something else?

I was surprised to find that I needed to install software in order to watch my Flip Video files (first generation device). My initial thought was "what happens if this company goes out of business? ...
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2answers
94 views

How can I convert DVDs to be playable on my iPod?

I can convert my CDs to a suitable format, and put these onto my iPod Nano 4th Gen. However is there a way of converting DVDs to a suitable format and thus putting my DVDs on there too?
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2answers
141 views

Proper size format for DVD conversion

I've got a DVD that has it's resolution as 352w by 480h (vlc reports mpg1/2-mpgv ~59.xFPS), which as I recall needs some conversion to look appropriate; I'm planning to upload this video to Youtube so ...
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1answer
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How to fix an WMV file with Audio that grows more out of sync over time?

We currently use a DVR that converts to WMV on download. The files are originally stored as MP4, but it uses a proprietary codec. So far, I have only found one program that converts the MP4 to WMV, ...
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1answer
719 views

Batch converting video from avc1 to xvid

I need a way to batch convert 720p video files from avc1 to xvid in Ubuntu 10.04. I'm not terribly concerned about file size, but I do wish to retain the picture quality as much as possible. I believe ...
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2answers
430 views

ffmpeg command line help

Does anyone know how to use ffmpeg? i got a list of files (video1.jpg, video2.jpg ... video10.jpg) that i want to convert to a .flv file so it displays like a slideshow. Does anyone know the command ...
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2answers
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Searching for a good video converter for Mac OS X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free video converter software for Mac? Please recommend me a good tool for converting videos from avi to mpeg and so on. (Host: OS X)
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1answer
227 views

Question on video merging and converting(wmv to avi)

I have downloaded some clips from the net that were split into several files. There are 8 files and they are exactly 130 MB in total. There are 8 files in .WMV format 130 MB in total Now I use ...
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1answer
473 views

How to automatically convert all video files in a folder at a scheduled time?

More specifically, how do I convert MPG files to 3GP everyday at 3.00am? C:\TV\*.mpg -> C:\TV\*.3gp It would be more convenient if one video converter program could do all of this but I'm open ...
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6answers
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SWF to FLV converter [closed]

Is there any freeware SWFL to FLV converter? or avi would be fine as well. Could not find any so far.
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3answers
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Convert videos to ZUNE - with menus, subtitles, etc intact

Title says it all...I'm looking for a video converter that will convert videos to the Zune format, with subtitles and menus intact...in other words, I want to be able to play the video, and interact ...
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1answer
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Problem with xvideoservice thief

Xvideo service thief is an application that allows you to download and convert youtube videos into .avi format. The problem is when it tries to convert the .flv into a .avi. The audio in the video is ...
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1answer
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How can I rip a DVD but merge/join episodes

Some background. I have the Pink Panther Collection, they have about 30 episodes on each DVD. Now I want to watch this on my $MobileDevice. So I went and converted it to both m4v and avi. This of ...