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

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Prevent ffmpg from concealing errors during conversion

I'm experimenting with using Audacity to create glitch videos (datamosh and databend are synonyms). So, I create an AVI, pull it into Audacity as raw data, manipulate the stream, and the save it back ...
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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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I get wrong aspect ratio for images and video converted using ffmpeg

I am trying to convert some old movie files to images (and later to reencode as h.264). The problem is that the resulting images are stretched vertically. Here is the ffmpeg command: ffmpeg -i ...
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FFMPEG Windows Generate 360p Video conversion failed

Input : "C:/server/ffmpeg/bin/ffmpeg.exe" -y -i C:\server\websites\ps\public_www/media/com_hwdmediashare/files/50/4f/37/4185216cb9bb234fd47ee43bf2122e4f.avi -strict experimental -acodec aac -ac 2 -ab ...
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Merging audio and video files of different length using mp4box

I have to merge video and audio file together. Currently I am using this command mp4box -flat -add <video> -add <audio> <outputfile>.mp4 But the problem is, if the video is of say ...
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Edit “Media Duration” metadata on MP4 file

I have some video files which were converted to MP4, but not quite correctly. When I examine one with exiftool, I see these metadata values: Duration : 0:11:23 Track Duration ...
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FFmpeg “ass” filter not working

I'm haveing a bit of a problem when trying to use FFmpeg. I've mostly been using it to extract clips from videos and such. However, I've been trying to get some subtitles embedded (hardsubs) into the ...
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FFmpeg: m2ts -> MKV/AVI/MP4 w/ tri-audio and subtitles

I have a 1080p m2ts file with three audio tracks and a subtitle track. I'd like to convert it to a 720p MKV, or really any format at all, while retaining all three audio tracks along with the subtitle ...
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HDMI “Video Over IP” hardware

I am interested in using my wireless home network to live-stream video sources such as DVDs, my Raspberry Pi or anything else that is connected to my home receiver. I would like to then send this ...
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ffmpeg bitrate variating without reason

I got a mp4 video. I just want to split it in 4GB file parts using ffmpeg (to make it writeable on FAT32). C:\ffmpeg\ffmpeg.exe -i "%NAME%.mp4" -n -t %LENGTH% -codec copy "%NAME%_1.mp4" C:\ffmpeg\...
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Can't convert FLV to MP4 for iPhone with ffmpeg

I'm having issues with converting an FLV to an MP4 that will play on iPhone/iPad via Video-js. It seems that the ffmpeg commands are not converting properly. Here's one of the original commands ...
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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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ffmpeg with a streaming input change channels order and indices on different execution

We're using ffmpeg to take a mpts stream by 3rd party and encode it to a webm file. Now Every time I've call the ffmpeg command I get different map of channels for it. For example: Input #0, mpegts, ...
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FFmpeg/avidemux: fix packed B-frames

I'm transcoding some of my old mpeg4 videos (in avi containers) to h.264 with FFmpeg. Basically ffmpeg -i input.avi -c:v libx264 [x264 settings] -c:a libfdk_aac [aac settings] output.mp4 When doing ...
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FFMPEG - Convert a video to a timelapse

I'm using ffmpeg in flash builder (Action script 3) to convert a video to a time lapse of the video. I've worked out how to use setpts to do this, but the resulting output file is the same length as ...
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How to convert a .m4v video/audio file to .mp4 on Windows 7?

Does Windows- 7 already have something that would convert .m4v to .mp4? If not, how would I do that?
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Is there a way round the video call block on shoretel when within Xenapp

Is there a way round the video call block on shoretel when within Xenapp As far as I know, there is no way to make a video chat session on ShoreTel when I am within Citrix. I can make the video ...
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Unrecognized option 'b:v' when trying to convert a video

I get "Unrecognized option b:v" when I tried to convert a video. I'm using FFmpeg version SVN-r26402. Here is my error log: Raw Conversion Log Started on 2014-06-29 00:02:02 - 2014 Jun 29 Checking ...
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FFmpeg encoding part of the video with subtitles

encode part of a file and at the same time add the subtitles for that part. I am using: ffmpeg -ss 00:02:00 -t 00:00:30 -i "path/to/input" -c:v libvpx -crf 5 -b:v 3M -c:a libvorbis -vf "ass=path/...
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Missing reference frame, slice header decode error

I split this (http://www.auby.no/files/video_tests/h264_720p_mp_3.1_3mbps_aac_shrinkage.mp4) video using mp4box command "MP4Box -split 1 shrinking.mp4" into slices of 1 second each. I have following ...
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FFmpeg unable to find a suitable output format when run from script

I'm trying to write bash script, which I can use to start encode of my video for web player, and also log to file when it started / finished. It looks like this: #!/bin/bash >/var/www/stat/encode....
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Increasing size of subtitle that’s “softly” embedded within mkv

I have some MKV files that have Advanced SubStation Alpha (ASS) subtitles in them. The subtitles are “toggleable”, so they probably aren’t “burned in” then. My goal is to—somehow—increase the font ...
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using ffmpeg to convert mxf to yuv

I am trying to convert mxf file to yuv using ffmpeg. I gave the following command : ffmpeg.exe -i eldorado_really_cutdown.mxf output.yuv but I am getting some errors. This is the output I am getting ...
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pdf to video conversion

I need to convert all (some 300GBs) of pdfs to avi (or some other video format). I'll explain what I mean; for a certain research project I need to flash each page of pdf for (say 1s.). I know this ...
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Convert AVI into H.264 that works inside an HTML5 Video tag

I would like to convert an existing black and white AVI into an H.264 video that works inside an HTML5 video tag. I'm currently using this ffmpeg command: ffmpeg -i file.avi -y -c:v libx264 file....
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Rip CD/DVD with ffmpeg

Is this possible with ffmpeg? Do you have any links that explain how to do this? I have searched with Google but had not many results. I just want to be able to convert a CD or DVD to MP3 audio ...
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Split video into equal file size parts with ffmpeg [duplicate]

i am trying to split a video file into equal file size parts with ffmpeg. At first i get the file size of the original and divide it with the desired number of parts to get the file part's file size. ...
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stream byte arrays to a video using ffmpeg

This is what I am trying to do: I receive jpegs from an IP camera. If motion is detected I want to upload the jpeg still shot to my server. To save on bandwidth I save each jpeg to a file on my ...
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Cut WMV file into segments based on frame numbers and reencode to x264

I've done a bit of work with FFMPEG in my days and I am somewhat familiar with VirtualDub as well as high-end products such as Sony Vegas. However, I still can't figure out a simple and straight-...
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FFMPEG H264 split demux a stream video

I've got an H264 video (Stored in an 264 file). With ffplay i see that: [NULL @ 00000000003454a0] start time for stream 0 is not set in estimate_timings _from_pts [mpeg @ 0000000000344560] Could not ...
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Video concatenating, with overlay

I have a video recorded from a gopro which is split into 3 parts as the maximum filesize is reached after about 17 minutes and the gopro automatically splits it into multiple parts. I also have a ...
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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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delayed video overlay using ffmpeg

I am wanting to overlay one video onto another but with a delayed appearance. I have: source1.mp4 which is of duration 20 sec. source2.mp4 which is of duration 5 sec. I want to create a final ...
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Keeping Text Sharp whilst shrinking video size - Handbrake

I've recorded a bunch of videos using a high def webcam, and with a website overlay (think of a sports broadcast, with the score on the bottom of the screen). These videos are 720p avi's, but have a ...
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FFMPEG fade between images

I need to do cross fade transition between two images and followed this link which works perfect for two images. ffmpeg -loop 1 -i input0.png -loop 1 -i input1.png -filter_complex "[1:v][0:v]blend=...
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Cutting multi-bitrate MP4 files for Helix Server with FFmpeg

We are using Helix Server in order to distribute Video On Demand (with multi-bitrate) Content among our audience. This means that there is one MP4 file that contains multiple video streams and one ...
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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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ffmpeg -sample_fmt error under Windows

I was tasked to convert a simple audio track on windows using the following command: ffmpeg -i mySound.mp3 -acodec libmp3lame -ar 48000 -ab 128k -ac 2 -sample_fmt s16 out.mp3 However it fails ...
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ffmpeg : creating video from image results in just 1 second video

I'm trying to create a short video file out of a single image for 5 seconds on a windows machine using ffmpeg. The video file is to be used to concat in front of video files taken with a camera that ...
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Why does FFmpeg append blank black video to the end of my MP4 files when compressed from MOV?

I have several large MOV files that I want to compress to MP4. Unfortunately, when I use FFmpeg, it appends lots of black (blank) video at the end. (The destination file is longer than the source ...
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Why can I play ogg file but not convert to mkv or mp4 with FFMPEG?

I want to convert a ogg video to mp4 or mkv, but different errors appear. I have two streams (from the same source) that I captured. They are in an ogg container. If I try to convert them to mkv ...
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How to convert any video to .avi with wmv1 codec using ffmpeg/avconv?

I have installed ffmpeg to convert a video. I am trying to convert a .mp4 to a .avi video with the codec wmv1. How to do this? I am using the command avconv in a Kubuntu terminal. Last attempt I did ...
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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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ffmpeg: Could not find codec parameters for stream 0 (Video: h264) unspecified size

I try to convert a video from .raw to .mp4. For this reason I did download, build and install both x264 and ffmpeg. However, command: ffmpeg -f h264 -i output.raw -vcodec copy output.mp4 fails with ...
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Converting video for mobile phone

I usually download and watch videos from Deutsche Welle to work on my German. Lately, I have been commuting a lot and watching the videos on my mobile phone in the train would be nice. I have tried ...
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Video conversion stops while converting .avi movie to 3GP using ffmpeg

..\tools\ffmpeg -y -i FindingNemo(2003)WidescreenDVDripV3nDetta.avi -r 20 -s 352x288 -b 400k -acodec aac -strict experimental -ac 1 -ar 8000 -ab 24k FindingNemo(2003)WidescreenDVDripV3nDetta.3gp I'...
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Converting video from 1080p to 720p with smallest qualiti loss using ffmpeg

I stack with my high quality movie: 1080p with 60fps. The trouble is lags while playing. I tried to convert it to 720p with ffmpeg: ffmpeg -i MyMovie.mkv -r 60 -s hd720 MyMovie_720p.mkv But I ...
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OSX resource allocation?

I am in the process of converting all .avi files to .mp4 (for compatibility with my PS3 and iPad). I noticed today that both the applications I've used so far (MPEG Streamclip & Handbrake) only ...
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What is the name for this video connector? [duplicate]

I just got my new Dell tower and it came with this cable. On one end it had a DVI port and on the other end it had this connector with D and two plus signs: I need to buy an adapter from this port ...
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Video card, hdmi to 75ohm output?

I have an hp desktop pc 64 bit with Windows 7. This unit does not have a video card that I can plug into. What I would like to do is purchase a video card with audio (to plug into the mother board) ...