The video-conversion tag covers software & formats related to converting videos from one format or container to the other.

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Bit rate reduction when converting 60fps footage into 30fps?

I'm shooting at 60fps, the result is video playing back normal speed but displaying 60fps. I then have stretched the clip so that i get 30fps playback speed with a slow motion clip twice as long as ...
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FFMEG won't transcode from 7.1 AAC to 7.1 eAC3

Have been trying to convert my video files from AAC to eAC3. I don't have Adobe Media Encoder, and am trying to do this with FFMPEG. Any help is Note: I have copies of the following software that ...
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How to: Add Chapters, Sections, markers to video files to help direct access, skipping & fast forwarding?

How to: Add Chapters, Sections, markers to video files to help direct access, skipping/ fast forwarding? How to add “chapters” or “bookmarks” to movies? The above similar question was for Mac only, ...
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VGA and DVI-I/D Connector

I'm fixing up an old pc and it only has a female VGA port. My monitor has both a female VGA port and a female DVI-D port. Problem is I only have a male VGA to male DVI-I connector and a male DVI-D to ...
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How to delete a single metadata item from an MP4 file

Context and question I recorded a video with my MotoG3 phone Android phone and the resulting video (perhaps due to shaking the phone) plays rotated, that is, vertically, which is not something that I ...
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Use FFMPEG To Convert .MKV to .MP4 With Conversion Settings

I am using a powershell script and ffmpeg to convert mkv files to mp4 files so that I can stream them using serviio The script executes as it should, however when serviio tries to add the converted ...
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ask ffmpeg subtitle and watermark on debian8 with no loss quality

please help for my case i have trouble on here for ffmpeg i use the command : ffmpeg -i whiskey.mkv -threads 0 -c:v libx264 -crf 28 -preset veryslow -vf "movie=logo.png[wm];[in][wm]overlay=0:0,...
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Transcode Multiple Video Files at a Time in VLC

I am using VLC to transcode video files, in the convert/save menu it lets you select multiple files, but when you click Convert, it just converts the first file in the list. Ideally I would be able to ...
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How to put AVI videos or animated GIFs in Word and then save as PDF?

How can one put videos (AVI format) or animated GIFs in a Microsoft Word document and preserve the animations after saving it as a PDF?
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vprofile option in h264 is not working for me

I'm using shotcut to convert my videos. in additional options I enter movflags=+faststart preset=placebo vprofile=baseline level=3.0 But I get the following log: [libx264 @ 000000000ac2f020] [Eval ...
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Clipping a video (spatially) using FFMPEG

How can I clip a video spatially using FFMPEG, with no border added, and no quality degradation? So basically I just need to split the video into 4 parts to separate the videos, like the frame below:
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ffmpeg - Is it possibe to retain real timecodes using -copyts?

It's is a simple task. I want to make a converted clip of a video using -copyts to have it's real timecodes. For example, the converted clip of this command: ffmpeg -hide_banner -ss 57:41.76 -i input....
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Cross fading and concating videos in FFmpeg

newbie in FFmpeg Library . I added cross fade effect between 2 videos using command of FFmpeg : input 1 : big_buck.mp4 input 2 : big_buck.mp4 generated Output with cross fading : result.mp4 ...
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Can the “start at” value be saved in a Handbrake preset?

I regularly have videos that I want to clip 16 seconds off the front of. I've finally figured out how to do this with Handbrake (the main source panel with it's "frames/seconds x through y" fields). ...
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ffmpeg overlay video on another video in specific time

I have video with duration 01:30 min and i have another video with duration 00:50 sec i want to overlay the second video on the top of the first video at 00:45 to 00:50 i'm trying to use this command ...
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FFMPEG || Converting CCTV raw .264 footage files

image of the log below is the text Hi I want to convert 264 footage files to .mp4. The problem is these files came with a player but unfortunately that player is not working on my pc, hence I thought ...
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How do I use FFmpeg to convert .264 CCTV footage files to mp4 with h.264 codec?

I get the following error when I try to convert my test.264 file to mp4 using FFmpeg: Log C:\ffmpeg\bin>ffplay -f h264 test.264 ffplay version N-29947-gcd244fa Copyright <c> 2003-2016 the ...
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What ffmpeg settings would produce a similar output for GoToMeeting?

There's a thread on the GoToMeeting forum where g2m videos are transcoded to MP4 at a fixed dimension of 1920x1080. So, if you're broadcast is 1290x1104, you're MP4 ends up with a black border all ...
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ffmpeg multiple files dimensions change

I saw a post on superUser on changing dimensions of a mp4 file which like this FFmpeg -I Input.mp4 -vf scale=460:690 output.mp4 but I want to change dimensions of multiple mp4 files in one go so I ...
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ffmpeg y4m to mp4 valid coding

I am trying to code y4m (raw) video to valid mp4 video. I was trying the following command, ffmpeg -i INPUT.y4m -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -qp 0 OUTPUT.mp4 It works fine but only play in chrome ...
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Why does Handbrake keep cropping my videos?

I have some 640x360 videos I want to re-encode with Handbrake to make their file size smaller. When I choose automatic cropping it shows 2 pixel cropping at the top and left, so I chose custom ...
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Choosing Audio Stream While Converting Via FFmpeg

I`ve got a .mkv file with two audio streams. But when I intent to convert it to a .mp4, the ffmpeg only chooses the first audio stream. How can I make ffmpeg to uses second one? Thanks a lot.
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Making pair of two YUV videos (side by side) using FFmpeg

I am trying to make a pair of 2 videos (side by side) with a 10px white border seperator. I used the following FFmpeg command, ffmpeg -i left.yuv -i right.yuv -filter_complex "[0:v:0]pad=iw*2:ih:...
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Copy video to phone from PC without Windows harping about converting to WMV

I don't do buffering so when I want to show someone a video I download the source file and copy it from my PC/Windows 7 to my phone via a USB cable. Every time I copy a video file Windows harasses me ...
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ffmpeg increases video segments length when used with -segment_time - how to fix?

I am trying to record rtmp stream to file, splitting every 10 seconds. My ffmpeg command is: ffmpeg -i rtmp://192.168.16.82:1935 -f segment -strftime 1 -segment_time 10 -segment_format avi E:\record\...
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FFmpeg concatenate - Error while opening encoder

I have an Android application that uses ffmpeg to concatenates 2 mp4 video files (360x640) together and outputs it as one .mp4. This is my command: ffmpeg -y -i vid_1.mp4 -i vid_2.mp4 -strict ...
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ffmpeg -segment_time produces spoiled segments

I use this docker image instead of installing ffmpeg directly to my OS X. What I want to achieve is to split some .avi file into pieces with duration of 30 seconds each. Here is my command: ffmpeg -i ...
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How to join split flv files?

I'm in my 3rd day of trying to download one 4-minute video. It's a Flash FLV that's split into three parts, the first two are about 5MB, the third about 3MB. Only the first part has normal FLV ...
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Ideal settings to extract video images using GOM or VLC

If a have a 4k video with 60fps and I want to capture all frames as images should I be using following settings : Burst interval 0 , Burst capture image 60? GOM Burst capture Settings:
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How to encode .mkv video to .mp4 in ffmpeg while retaining the video subtitles and add additioinal watermark?

I want to encode .mkv video to .mp4 using ffmpeg while retaining the subtitle in .mkv format and add additioinal watermark, the current technique that i know is this will convert the .mkv video to ....
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FFmpeg RMTP streaming and simultaneously saving to file

I am using ffmpeg.exe to transcode a video source, in this example below from a file and want to simultaneously stream rmtp and save to file. I can't figure out what am I doing wrong with the "tee ...
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How to save compressed (batch processed) video files to the original folders using handbrake?

I use handbrake to compress/encode video files and I'm quite happy with the results. It gives me small file size with no quality loss. The problem is that when I batch convert multiple files from ...
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Data loss due to transcoding video[ffmpeg]

I have a app which takes in user's video and does some processing. the processing pipeline consists of multiple steps. The code which i have written so far assumes h264 codec for input video. But user'...
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FFmpeg converting video convert only audio in linux

I'm trying to convert .flv to .mp4 in CentOS. I used ffmpeg -i test.flv test.mp4, which worked well in Windows, but in Linux the result has no video, just audio. I installed ffmpeg 3.0 using yum. ...
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How can I use Libav to convert a multipage tiff into a video

I have a multipage tiff with many frames. If I try to convert that using libav it only recognizes the first image in the stack: $ avconv -y -v debug -f image2 -i 151123_chan3-2_#1.tif 151123_chan3-2_#...
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How do I use ffmpeg to split a video into images and then reassemble exactly the same?

I have an MP4 which has an audio and video streams and I need to modify every frame of the video. The pipeline I'm using is: Split the audio out of the video: ffmpeg -i in.mp4 -vn -acodec copy out....
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Recording Lenovo Easy Camera with ffmpeg - framerate too low

Does anybody have a glue why I can't get ffmpeg to record my webcam higher than 8 fps, with ffmpeg? I've tried Cheese and GUVCView, under various settings, but all I get is a still picture. I'm ...
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Converting 5.1 audio to stereo and keeping both tracks

Let's say I have a video file that has 5.1 audio (maybe AAC or something) and I want to convert that track to stereo so I can use it with Plex without doing any transcoding. Well, I also want to keep ...
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Windows Movie Maker file size

I'm using ShareX to make x.264/MP4 tutorial videos in which there is very little motion. Most of the time I'm just typing and highlighting text. I'm getting reasonable file sizes. I edit the videos ...
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Convert x265 to MP4 or something else compatable for viewing.

I downloaded some files (a TV series) that use x265. They will only play on a computer, not on a dvd using XtoDVD4, not on a flash drive, and not on a newer Sony player or smart TV. Is there an ...
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What is the best way to losslessly compress MJPEG to MP4?

I have a few digital camera movies recorded in MJPEG that are taking a few GB of storage space. I would like to better compress them, but losing as little detail as possible, or none. Since MJPEG ...
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Is there any advantage of reencoding a 480p video as 1080p?

To be specific, I mean importing a 480p video into Movie Maker and exporting it as a 1080p MP4? Is there an advantage?
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avconv - Error for scale filter

I'm trying to rescale a video via avconv with the following command: /usr/bin/avconv -i /home/user/video.mp4 -filter:v crop=960:720:160:0,scale=h=498:w=-1 -an -y -frames:v 1 media/image.png But I'm ...
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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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How do I transcode the audio to aac in this ffmpeg command

I usually use this command to convert my mkv to mp4 while hardcoding the subtitles (for playing on my tv) ffmpeg -i old_video.mkv -vf subtitles=old_video.mkv -acodec copy new_video.mp4 There is one ...
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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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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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Convert m2ts to (if possible) lossless format for m2ts to save space?

I have hundreds of m2ts formatted video files resulting from legal recordings from TV. Now I would like to keep them, but they are huge. Is there a format I can convert them to which is preferably ...