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

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Best Tools for Video Conversion [on hold]

I have some DVDs and want to convert .mkv (in best quality). Which application should use for Best quality with less size of movies. Please advise
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FFMPEG mkv to mp4 conversion loses subtitles

Currently trying to convert my mkv library to mp4 (Iphone 6 plus) I've managed to get to mkv to mp4 conversion correctly, but I'm missing the subtitles part (SRT) Here's my code: dir/b/s *.mkv ...
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Getting same quality with “baseline profile”?

I have a couple of videos taken in H.264 using the high profile and I want to convert them into a baseline profile while keeping the same quality and size so, that they can be easily played on an ...
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I'm trying to extract frames from an MP4 using VLC; it is only extracting frame one

I'm trying to extract frames from an MP4 generated by a Swann security camera using VLC. I'm using the following command line string: vlc C:\video\01.mp4 --video-filter=scene --vout=dummy ...
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Why are h264/ac3/mkv videos showing up as “motion jpeg” with ffmpeg?

I use xmedia recode, which uses ffmpeg, to convert these videos using "copy" video and "convert" ac3 -> aac, with an mp4 container. For most videos this works fine, and is really fast. However some ...
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Microsot Visual C++ Runtime Library Error upon Converting a File through VLC

I always used HandBrake for video conversion (compression) which works great, but today I found an answer on quora which explains how to convert videos through vlc, when I converted through VLC, the ...
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Video Codec Problems

I have been having a problem with a file with the PRDY and undf video codecs. Is there any way to open them? thanks Brett 2010 iMac VLC version 2.2.1
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ffmpeg changes audio bitrate when transcoding from MKV to FLV

I have one file - sample.mkv ========================================================= File: sample.mkv Width: 854 pixels Height: 480 pixels Aspect ...
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Basic conversion of sequence of images to avi with avconv

I'm trying to convert sequnce of images to small avi. Each image should be shown 2 seconds. I'm using this basic command sudo avconv -r 0.5 -i test%05d.jpg out.avi I get the output, but it shows ...
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What is the CORRECT way to fix keyframes in FFMPEG for DASH?

When conditioning a stream for DASH playback, random access points must be at the exact same source stream time in all streams. The usual way to do this is to force a fixed frame rate and fixed GOP ...
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How to generate thumbnail image from HandbrakeCLI command during conversion?

I have ffmpeg command line that creates thumbnail image from a video. This works nicely as I can choose the timestamp and the size of the image that I want. -r 1 -t 1 -ss 2 -s cga "%2/%32.jpg" This ...
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avconv - how to use two input files for transcoding to maximize quality

Let's say I have two video files encoded in lossy formats, for instance sample.mp4 (H.264) and sample.265 (H.265). Now I want to transcode to sample.webm (VP8). We all know transcoding degrades video ...
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Convert all files in directory using FFMPEG

I'm trying to write a script to convert all the files in a directory to m4v, whilst trying to keep similar (if not the same) quality and compress the file to reduce the overall size. I've pieced ...
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FFMPEG: Windows binaries with globbing (libavformat) support?

I am struggling to get ffmpeg to combine a bunch of images in to a video which have a format with a full 17 digit timestamp. 17 digits is well beyond what -i %d will support. So I want to use ...
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Copy creation_date metadata when converting video with ffmpeg

I want to convert a bunch of old videos to H.264 to save space, but ffmpeg always drops the creation date, no matter what fancy -map_metadata variations I use. This is obviously a huge dealbreaker for ...
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When using Super Converter, I can't change my recording (.flv) to anything

When I try to convert my screen recordings to anything from .flv in Super Converter it gives me an error saying that it doesn’t have any video and that .mov or .wmv needs video. But when I use VLC to ...
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ffmpeg scaling input video converting it from mov to mp4 and watermarking in the center

I'd like to scale videos comming from my DSLR with ffmpeg to a resolution of 960x540, then convert the container from mov to mp4 and after all of these things I'd like to watermark that video by ...
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Is there a way to generate left and right camera views from one camera video

I have only one video available from one camera. Is it possible to create left and right camera views from one camera video and could be viewed from oculus rift-VR. No need for audio
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How can I extract a single GOP as images from a video?

I need to extract a complete GOP (group of pictures) from an MPEG-4 video and turn every frame in that GOP into a full BMP image. For example, I imagine something like this: ffmpeg -i Input.mp4 ...
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ffmpeg: how to convert mp4 to mp4?

The subject is correct ;-) My problem is this: I have a set of MP4 files; all of them play with vlc on my Ubuntu box. But when copy them to USB; and want to play them from my TV ... some work; others ...
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Cutting out two parts from the middle of a video with ffmpeg

I have two files, rec.avi and audio_edited.wav, and what I'm trying to do is take the parts 00:30:50–01:42:56 and 02:16:55–04:03:10 of each file, concatenate those and encode them into an WebM file. ...
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Folder full of .jpg files. Batch convert each to a video with duration of X seconds

I am looking for a way to mass convert a folder of image files to a video (one per image), where each of the images is taken and placed on the video for the full duration of the video, e.g. 30 ...
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Ffmpeg upscale and letterbox a video

I have a video with that is 480x360 in resolution, what I want to do is upscale this video to 1280:720 and not loos the original videos aspect ration ( letterbox the left and right side) So I know ...
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How can I configure ffmpeg to encode h.264 video with a specific log2_max_frame_num_minus4 value?

I am working on a project where we are splicing HLS video segments. The HLS standard conveniently includes an #EXT-X-DISCONTINUITY directive to signal that the player should be ready for video that ...
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FFMPEG Lossless Video Output Options

I am looking for lossless video output options from FFMPEG that can be viewed without any special codecs or special players such as VLC. I want a basic use to be able to open up the video with a ...
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Create DVD from MP4 using FFMPEG?

I want to convert an MP4 video into a DVD using a Linux-based process such as FFMPEG. Currently we're using Nero to burn MP4 to DVD video, but I want to automate the process as much as possible. When ...
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How to sync splitted mkv + external srt with ffmpeg?

I want to convert MKV audio from DTS to MP3 and split the file at the same time. The problem is: I need an external .srt but when I split it, the second file is desynced from video. Example: ffmpeg ...
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How do I cut clips using its position from a video?

I have a lot of clip positions that I have to extract from a single video, how can I automate the whole process? As of now I have to manually cut each clip using its position, but as my number of ...
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M3U8 file to MP4 conversion?

Can an M3U8 video file be converted to MP4? I have had no luck finding a file converter that can do this since the M3U8 file is really an Audio playlist with many smaller files in a folder.
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Video takes long time to start

I use this command to convert video using ffmpeg on phpvibe: unfortunately the videos take a long time to start on firefox so I'm looking for a command to move the video's atom to the beginning so ...
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batch file for hardcoding subtitles in multiple videos with ffmpeg

My question at the top: What is the correct way to refer to a dynamic file name for the ass filter when using -filter_complex in ffmpeg? The story and my attempt: I have a folder that contains ...
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Connecting PAL camera to pc and working with the feed

I have an ancient analog camera which has the classic PAL analog output. I want to get this feed, display it on the computer's monitor and save the stream on the pc hard drive. I know that if it was ...
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HandbrakeCLI convert audio only

My TV reads video files only with AAC or MP3 audio tracks. I am trying to use HandBrakeCLI.exe to convert audio tracks only preserving video quality, but it takes as mush time as converting the whole ...
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Conversion from WebM to MP4 in Ubuntu is slow and bad quality

I have used the command ffmpeg -i input.webm -q:v 10 -c:a copy out.mp4 I also tried using avconv instead of ffmpeg. The conversion is successful but the quality is bad. Also it takes a lot of ...
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Proper DVD rip for serving via UPnP

I am a happy user of minidlna (version 1.0.24) on an old Mac Mini G4. It does work quite well in my environment. Since minidlna does not allow transcoding, I would like to rip a set of DVDs (mostly ...
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incompatible pixel format 'yuv420p10le' for codec libx265

I am using ffmpeg -probesize 2G -i input.ts -c:v libx265 -pix_fmt yuv420p10le -x265-params fps=50 -c:a libfdk_aac -t 00:00:05 /output.ts I receive the error incompatible pixel format ...
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batch video size reduction in nested folders maintaining their source folders as destination

I have a folder containing nested folders which hold many video files with different formats. I want to reduce their size with HandBrake and maintain properties of the original videos (such as frame ...
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Remux/encode/convert MPG into MP4

I understand that it is impossible to edit metadata of MPG files (i.e. createdate), so I am looking for another way to "upgrade" my MPGs into a newer file format (preferred are formats that work both ...
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How can I make a video “seekable” using ffmpeg when played in VLC player?

I have a .mkv video with the following properties: Input #0, matroska,webm, from 'DEMO.mkv': Metadata: ENCODER : Lavf56.4.101 Duration: 00:00:56.37, start: 2.333000, bitrate: 2032 ...
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video size reduction by grayscaling it

When we convert a video into grayscale, all of its 3 colors (RGB) in a pixel are assigned the same number (instead of 3 different numbers). So theoretically we must have reduction in size almost by ...
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FFmpeg cuts off ~50ms when I extract+convert audio from video

I want to extract the audio stream from many .MOV files with ffmpeg. The goal is to have output files with small file size and perfectly equal sound to the input file. Currently I'm using this ...
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Swapping index of an MP4 file with FFMpeg

I run a web application which provides a few videos on it. Those videos are being displayed with a flash-video-player. Unfortunately, the index of those container-files is at the end of the file, so ...
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F4V to MP4 via FFMPEG (Bitrate viewer)

I have a several F4V that I've captured using Flash media Live Encoder and I need to convert them to MP4s. As I understand F4V are fairly identical to the MP4 format so we used "copy" for the video ...
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downsample mp4 in windows

I have an hd camera that records huge mp4 files in full hd. I want to publish the videos to the web, but the files are too big. How do I downsample the mp4 files so that they are 600 pixels wide and ...
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convert avi file to mp4 in linux

I have a bunch of avi files. I would like to convert them to mp4 format while retaining their small file size. I am using linux. Can someone please show step by step how to make the conversion, ...
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Resume transcoding a video with ffmpeg

I have a node server that uses child-process to use ffmpeg to convert a video to mp4. However if the server crashes while transcoding, then I'd like to resume transcoding the file (similar to -C with ...
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How to set profile compatibility of an fMP4 using ffmpeg?

I'm using ffmpeg to generate a fragmented mp4 stream that will be consumed by an HTML5 player. I think I have a correctly formatted mp4 stream of data with an empty moov at the start and a series of ...
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audio error when concatenating clips using ffmpeg [duplicate]

I'm trying to do the following: cut an input video into segments and convert these segments in the same step concatenate the transcoded segments back together in an output file The steps that I'm ...
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avconv gives empty output

I tried converting a video file to a desired format using FFmpeg through WinFF. I have specific demands about some aspects of the output file, while other aspects should be set in a way which will ...
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ffmpeg - h264 - multiple resolutions without scaling

I have an MP4 which contains an H264/AVC stream, which contains multiple resolutions. Below is the output of mediainfo on this file: General Complete name : known.mp4 ...