General questions about video codecs (like x264, DivX, et cetera), their installation, or comparisons.

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How to import MXF recordings on FCP?

I have a problem with my MXF files when I was about to import them into FCP7. It refuse to work at all. I tried couple of plug-ins and applications but nothing worked. How could I solve this problem?
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Lossless compression codec for looped image sequence

I've got 14 PNG images (here but not important) that I want to put into a 2 minute loop at 15 fps. Photoshop CS3 seemed the best tool for this so I opened them as an image sequence* and did File -> ...
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How to reduce latency on FFmpeg video streaming?

On a video streaming application between Linux server (FFmpeg) and Windows client (VLC player), there is a noticeable latency of about 10 seconds. FFmpeg command: ffmpeg -re -f v4l2 -i /dev/video0 ...
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Upload Video to Instagram made with Windows Movie Maker

I've made a video using Microsoft's Windows Movie Maker and I've tried saving it as "Recommended for this project", "Android Phone (Medium)" and iPhone. It saves the video as a .mp4 using the H.264 ...
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Trancoding a video with vlc and the MPEG-4 codec with a video bit rate

When I try to trancode a video with vlc using the MPEG-4 codec and a video bit rate, I get the following error : Either both buffer size and max rate or neither must be specified Here is the ...
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VLC not playing .mkv file containing Dirac video

I am using the VideoLAN player (portable) on a Windows XP computer on which I have regular user privileges. I can't install software of any sort, so the answer to my problem can't be about changing ...
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MS Expression Studio Fails to Detect MP4 Video

I have imported a H.264 MP4 video file into Microsoft Expression Encoder 4, however when I convert the video to the IIS Smooth Streaming VC-1 format, it only has audio with a green screen. How do I ...
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What application and codec can I use to encode raw HD video from Fraps?

I have large (4 GB each) HD video files (.avi) recorded using Fraps. What application and codec (freeware) can I use to encode these videos and make them smaller? I'd like my videos to be watchable ...
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Pixelated video playback in Windows 7 64 bit

I am using Windows 7 64 bit with ATI Radeon 5730 graphics in my laptop. I get pixelated video playback or in some cases problems with sound. Here are the combinations I tried. K-lite Mega Codec 32 ...
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Why do YouTube videos become greyish in Chrome if hardware acceleration is disabled?

Update: One of the tests has shown that the problem persists on certain devices even if the hardware acceleration is enabled. The 4 screenshots below were taken on Windows 10, Chrome 47.0.2526.111 m ...
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Directly decode potion of each video frame using FFmpeg

Is it possible using FFmpeg or other video codecs to directly decode only a portion of each frame (e.g. a rectangle specified by the coordinates of the top-left and bottom-right pixels) without having ...
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Codec missing powerpoint; how do I get get my media to play?

I designed a presentation pull of interconnected audio & video files in 2013. Edited since in 2007 and most of my media wont play. Tested in 2010; It offers to upgrade the media and then says ...
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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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VLC player codecs

I got a tablet for X-mas (windows 8) and tried to play some video with VLC on it and most won't play mp4 mkv etc, on my laptop the same files will play in VLC, so I assume it to be a codec problem I ...
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.wmv streams not playing in mp12

I'm running win8.1 with wmp12. I've been trying to play streaming videos with a .wmv extension from a particular site. I'm asked to download the streaming file but when I run it, I get the error: ...
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Trouble playing a 1bpp video

I have created a 1 bit per pixel video (.avi) on windows XP (The way I created it is not important because it works), and I have played the video with the default Windows Media Player of Windows XP ...
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.mp4 video plays in Safari desktop but NOT Safari iPad

I'm redoing my website with HTML5 video and have it working fine on the desktop already. However, on the iPad, it loads, but does not play. For the video I'm using the iPad defaults in Adobe Media ...
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Cannot get Xvid video codec to work

I have several videos that were encoded with XVID MPEG-4 video codec that I cannot get to play correctly on my Windows 7 laptop. Have no problems playing videos with other codecs. I have tried ...
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Intel Pentium dual- core CPU E5800@3.20GHz will be able to play x265 1080p videos?

I have a series with each episode of about 20 min in length (180-200MB per episode). Does Intel Pentium dual-core CPU E5800@3.20GHz will be able to play these x265 1080p videos? The file with videos ...