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

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MP4 video from Android phone can't be played in Windows

I took a video on my Samsung Galaxy S2 (Android), it's about 3GB and it can be played on the phone. But after transferring it to the PC is does not play when opened with VLC, QuickTime, Windows Media ...
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how can I convert video files to nook color format on Ubuntu 11.04

I need to convert some video files (avi, mpeg etc) to Nook color format. Here is an excerpt from their faq page. NOOkcolor supports the following video file formats: 3gp, 3g2, mp4, m4v; MPEG-4 Simple ...
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Best Practice/suggestions for capturing/encoding/formatting VHS video?

As a personal project for my family I recently purchased myself a Composite-USB converter in order to preserve many of the family's old home movies on VHS. Now, the proprietary software that the ...
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Having trouble understanding ffmpeg -map command

I'm trying to copy video/audio from an mkv container to mp4. When I run ffmpeg -i input.mkv -c:v copy -c:a copy output.mp4 I'm given no video with polish audio. There's only one video stream, stream ...
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Cores or Graphics card more important for encoding video?

I have recently been doing a bit of movie editing and encoding. I am using my desktop for this which has a quad-core 2.8GHz AMD CPU, a 240GB SSD and a 500GB SATA Disk, as well as 8GB of RAM and a ...
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Audio/Video muxer which works in command line or API?

I am looking for a audio/video muxer which can work without user intervention like in a command line or API. I tried Avidemux but it seems to be finicky. Sometimes it works and many times not. Is ...
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ffmpeg how to convert mkv vp90 to mp4 h.264?

i would like to ask how to convert an .mkv VP90 to an mp4 h.264 ? I downloaded .mkv video from youtube and it's using VP90, VLC is unable to read VP90, so i have to convert it to my usual H.264, in ...
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How can I convert .SCR to .AVI

I play a game from which I'm trying to extract videos. I extracted the '.PAK' files and the movies are in '.SCR' format. I have no idea how to convert them to '.AVI' or any playable file. Does anyone ...
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How can I backup a movie DVD with a good quality, and keep the menu structure?

I'm backing up my DVD movie collection in a portable HDD, both to have a better access to them, and preserve it over time (I've experienced some problems when reading some of them, luckily after ...
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FFmpeg x264 Encode Settings

My new Canon Vixia HF G30 video camera has an option to encode directly to 35 Mbit/sec Mp4 at 1080p60 and it does a nice job. I primarily use it to record my daughter's high school basketball games. ...
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How to recover broken MJPEG AVI file after a camera crash

I was recording a video when my KODAK EASYSHARE M531 Digital Camera fell to the ground and turned off. When i turned it on nothing happened to the camera but the video file is somehow broken. ...
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Using Handbrake with Dropfolders to add subtitle automatically

I am using Handbrake GUI version and Dropfolders to execute Handbrake. I was able convert video files successfully without any parameter. It uses default preset I downloaded from lifehacker.com. Now I ...
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Mencoder mixes 2 different subtitles when “burning-in” an srt subtitle file

I'm using mencoder (version 1.1-4.8 on Ubuntu 14.04) to encode various avi, mp4 and mkv files into smaller .avi files with srt subtitles "burned in" (to view in a portable dvd player that has very ...
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how to convert a video to a MOV file with h264 yuvj420p and pcm u8

I want to convert some videos to be playable on a Canon digital camera. The videos from the Canon PowerShot camera have the following specifications: Video: h264 (Constrained Baseline) (avc1 / ...
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How to convert SBS 3D to Blue Ray 1080?

Can anybody help me to convert a SBS 3d movie to any format like .mkv or .wmv or .avi in a high quality format. I accidentally downloaded a movie and i dint know about the SBS 3D , now its very ...
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Recursively Convert Directory of Videos into Xvid

I have a large directory full of video files in various codecs. I need to get these converted into Xvid so they can be played by an Xbox 360. I have been using Auto Gordian Knot to do so one at a ...
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FFMPEG video to FLV conversion optimization

I have a video site where users can upload videos which will be converted to FLV format and displayed. Those videos are shown at a size of 420x350. I'm using FFmpeg to convert then to FLV format ...
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ffmpeg - creating DNxHD MFX files with alphas

I'm struggling with something in FFMpeg at the moment... I'm trying to make DNxHD 1080p/24, 36Mb/s MXF files from a sequence of PNG files. My current command-line is: ffmpeg -y -f image2 -i ...
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QuickTime can't play mp4 generated by ffmpeg without converting first

I've created a .mkv file from a DVD using MakeMKV that I've then converted to .mp4 using ffmpeg: ffmpeg -i title00.mkv -c copy -c:s copy output.mp4 Now when I try opening the .mp4 file using ...
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Extracting audio from a video file using VLC

I am trying to extract audio from a given .mp4 file to .mp3 format. In Media>>Convert/Save, I have made setting as showed in images attached. Now my problem is: I only get *.ts format as output and ...
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Concatenation of files with different codecs attributes?

It shows in the ffmpeg documentation the following code example: ffmpeg -i input1.mp4 -i input2.webm \ -filter_complex "[0:v:0] [0:a:0] [1:v:0] [1:a:0] concat=n=2:v=1:a=1 [v] [a]" \ -map "[v]" -map ...
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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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Compress videos to a specified file size?

I have 3 video files that are 50 MB, 100 MB and 150 MB. I want to compress each to 25 MB each. I understand the larger videos will sacrifice more quality. Is there any software that can compress ...
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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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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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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 mkv with AVC High@L4.0 to mp4 with ACV High@L4.1 or higher

I am trying to convert some mkv files I have to mp4 so that they can be played to my chromecast. Here is the information about the video files. mkv file information As you can see that the video ...
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Transcoding Video to QuickTime Animation (RLE)

I need to transcode video created using the Camstudio Lossless Codec into the QuickTime RLE format in order to get it to work with some other software. What methods can I use to convert the video? I ...
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How to Embed Subtitle to MP4 Without Re-Encoding or ( Is it possible to show Softcoded Subtitle in Web Flash Player )

I have mp4 videos. I need mp4 videos for my website so i dont want to re-encode my mp4 videos to mp4 to add subtitle. I can add subtitle to my videos with MP4Box (with CMD) but it is softcoded. ...
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ffmpeg concat output not playing in windows media player

I have a series of short (<3sec) mp4 videos (some with audio, some with no audio) that play fine in all clients. 15 fps, AAC audio. When I use ffmpeg concat, the resulting file plays fine in vlc, ...
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Use Handbrake to simply fix wrong anamorphic video

My Samsung video camera for some reason I don't know, does not right the correct information for the 16:9 videos. So in order to have the correct aspect ratio, I used to re-encode the video with the ...
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Decoding H.264 file to YUV with deblocking filter

When I'm decoding a H.264 file to YUV using ffmpeg, the deblocking filter flag is disabled. I ran the ffmpeg code in Linux using the command ./ffmpeg -f h264 -i input.h264 output.yuv Can anyone ...
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I need to convert a bunch of *pngs to *.mpg in linux/CENTOS. How can I do this?

Title says it all, and I am not too familiar with LINUX, but I can get by if I get some help. I am looking for a way(s) where I can do the above, or in lieu of that, download a program that will do ...
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How do I remux AVC/AAC MKV into H264/AAC WTV?

I would like to use Windows Media Center fast forward functionality to play video at 1.5x speed. With todvrms.exe included in DVRMSToolbox package, the conversion stucks at 99,81%. What is the ...
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Sound out of sync after merging multiple mp4 files with Avidemux

I am trying to join (merge) two or more .mp4 files together, without re-encoding. Here is what I did: Started Avidemux 2.5.5. With File->Open, selected Input1.mp4. I received this message - "H.264 ...
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Software to transfer video to dvd in real time - Windows 7 x64

I have a bunch of Digital 8 tapes that I want to transfer to DVD so I can get rid of this Digital 8 camcorder. Can someone recommend some software (free or commercial) to help do the job. I've done ...
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How to convert ts files to avi in OSX

I have tried both mencoder and ffmpeg. With ffmpeg the sound was fine but there was no picture. With mencoder the video moved at half speed so the length was doubled. How can this be done right?
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Convert .mp4 video file for playback on camcorder

I have a .mp4 file with MPEG4 for video and MP3 for audio that I need to convert to make my camcorder (a cheap one I got off eBay) play it back, but the only problem is that it doesn't accept anything ...
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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 ...