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

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How to Add/Remove subtitles in an MKV file?

I have a good quality MKV file that has several subtitle options. I want to add an additional subtitle file to the list. Some search online led me to use video converters, and basically re-encode the ...
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How to output to both mp4 and mpegts

Using h264 and aac, I've been trying to generate an mp4 and mpegts output in one command using the new tee muxer. Either it complains about a lack of the aac_adtstoasc bsf, or if global_header is set ...
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Convert stream file (mux) to mp4 gstreamer

I used a program to capture my screen (called Kazam for linux). My computer crashed and I lost my screen capture which I cannot recreate. I found two files that seem to hold my video, a .mux and ...
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Converting with ffmpeg a .mov to uncompressed .avi results in a black screen in virtualdub

I am trying to convert a .mov to an uncompressed .avi with ffmpeg. As I want no quality loss, I am using the following ffmpeg command: ffmpeg -i toto.mov -vcodec copy -y toto.avi The convertion ...
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How to convert 1080p to 1080i video using ffmpeg

I am using ffmpeg, trying to convert 1080p to 1080i. I know that -vf tinterlace should do that, but I don't know the exact syntax of use. Currently I'm trying this: ffmpeg -i <input file.mp4> ...
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Video processing to support different web players and qualities

I am trying to accomplish something similar to YouTube player. The biggest issue I'm facing now is how should I process user uploaded video files. For example, since I want to switch between 240p, ...
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No video is written in for some part of video as the segmentation from FFmpeg

I am segmenting a 20 minutes long video to hundreds of small clips . The command is like ffmpeg\\ffmpeg -i nx_1.avi -ss 399.37 -t 1 ka1_2.avi The ffmpeg is in a subfolder. It works very well for ...
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Ripping DVD's for iTunes and 5.1 sound

I have spent the past few days trying to find a solution here. I want all my DVD's on my pc so as my DVD's can stay new and scratch free. I started out with the trial of DVDfab. Things seemed to be ...
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Allow multiple instances of Handbrake

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Handbrake on Windows 7 (video encoding application)? I have a 32 thread system and I think it would be more efficient to encode 2-3 movies at the same ...
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How to Remove interframe errors from webm?

I have webm videos that output the error: Discarding interframe without a prior keyframe! When played in VLC. How can I recode/fix the files in linux to solve this error. There is a way to check ...
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Import MKV, AVI, etc. video files to iTunes 11 without conversion

Recently I had the idea that it would be good to organize all of my movies and TV shows into one central application (kind of an inventory), and from the research I have conducted, I was able to ...
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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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Converting AVI encoded file with an IMM5 codec

As part of a legal matter, I received a copy of a security video encoded using what appears to be an 'IMM5' codec, apparently often used by police. I also received a copy of 'BackupPlayer', which can ...
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VideoLAN settings for iPhone/iPad [duplicate]

What are VideoLAN settings to convert a DVD for playback on iPhone/iPad?
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FFMPEG keeps converting without stopping

I have a web application that converts videos and splits them using FFMPEG. It was working fine until recently I noticed that the videos were taking much more time converting than they are supposed ...
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ffmpeg - How to copy|extract encoding settings from existing media file?

I wished to be able do this multiple times now so I ask. If I have an existing video or audio file, ffmpeg, mplayer and other media players can detect at least some of it's "propreties" like ...
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Avconv generating HUGE metadata over 90mb for 718mb video file

This is the metadata file, extracted with Atom box studio: https://www.dropbox.com/s/tok76wospngf854/moov Video was converted with avconv, info: /usr/local/bin/avconv -version avconv version 9.4, ...
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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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FFmpeg audio disappears in the middle of the video

I've been trying to convert a sequence of PNG files to a video with some sound (mp3 or wav). It pretty much works with different codecs and quality settings for both video and audio.But the audio ...
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Fixing ffmpeg latency accrued over time

I have ffmpeg/ffserver running in the following setup: 10.1.2.2 captures from video capture cards (16 channels) and streams them to an ffserver as mpeg1video 10.1.1.1/10.1.2.1 (two NICs) hosts the ...
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Handbrake output directory to include Title folder

I am using handbrake to convert my DVD's to .MP4 and have set the default output path Tools -> Options -> Output Files In here there is Default Path: which I have pointing to my Movies folder ...
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Using FFmpeg filter without video conversion

Does anyone have an idea of how I can put an image mask over the video without changing the audio & video codec? I'm making different media files for testing purposes and I want control over my ...
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Linux - Increase volume for HD mp4 files

I am converting videos using ffmpeg. Videos are 1080p at first and I convert 1080p to h264 720p and 360p. Also if videos are 360p I`m converting them to h264 360p. The problem is when converting ...
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Videos downloaded from video hostings are seeked too slowly

Videos downloaded from youtube and other video hostings are seeked too slowly in video player. How to add an index to them under Windows (flv and mp4 files)? A bat file that makes anything needed ...
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RAD Game Tools is unable to open an MP4 file

I downloaded RAD Game Tools to convert an MP4 file to BIK, but I get the following error message: This happens with not just the file I want to convert, but with all my video files. I have no idea ...
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Accurate and reliable movie editing with avconv

I'm trying to perform movie editing in an automated way with avconv. It is made in two steps: extract some parts of an input movie: concatenate the parts to form an output movie: I tried some ...
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Reuse transcoding outputs to generate multiple files with AvConv

I am trying to find information about how to transcode a file into multiple outputs in one shot, but I don't seem to be able to. Most of the results I find describe the opposite: merging multiple ...
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ffplay - how to play together separate video and audio files

So I am able to transcode separate video and audio files into one movie file, like so: ffmpeg -ss 0 -lowres 0 -r 24 -i dcp/picture.mxf -vf "xyz2rgb" -i mov/sound.wav -ac 2 -ab 256k -vb 3000k -t 10 -y ...
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How to fetch frames from a video without losing some of them?

I created an AVI file from 30 PNG images, 15 frames/second: ffmpeg -i %02d.png -r 15 video.avi But when I tried to get the images back from the AVI: ffmpeg -i src.avi %02d.png I only got 19 ...
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How to create a multiple audio MKV from an AVI and a MP3 using FFMPEG

I have a AVI movie and a second audio in a MP3 file and want to create a third file in MKV with the original audio from AVI and a secondary audio from the MP3. Is it possible to do with FFMPEG? I've ...
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Best solution for HDMI (or DVI) to RCA (or peritel) [closed]

I'm looking for some inexpensive but not fake / poor solution to display my future "Xtreamer Ultra" on an old tv (which only has RCA/peritel connectivity)... Here is the product's profile ...
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iMac won't recognise .MTS videos on my hard drive, how can I play them?

We just purchased an iMac yesterday to view our travel videos. The thing is, all the videos we have stored on our external Hard Drive are in the .MTS file format (AVCHD). The thing is, the Mac or ...
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what is missing in this ffmpeg statement to create a working video conversion

I want to convert videos to a format that my camera reads with ffmpeg. I have some sample videos from the camera and analyzed them with mplayer -frames 0 -identify DSCN0001.mov and with ffprobe ...
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How to convert video to GIF using FFmpeg

I installed FFmpeg on my XAMPP for converting stream of video to GIF images. I used the below code but it doesn't work. ffmpeg -ss 00:00:05.0 -t 00:00:10.0 -i input.wmv -acodec copy -vcodec copy ...
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FFmpeg failed to transcode

I have successfully installed Video Module with FFmpeg/avconv in local machine. My current version of FFmpeg is "0.6.0-svn". I have downloaded the video preset package from drupal.org for FFMPEG and ...
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Resizing videos with ffmpeg/avconv to fit into static sized player

I have a html 5 video player which is 700px wide, 400px high. I'm trying to use avconv to use ffmpeg to resize (while retaining the aspect ratio) and making sure it fits into my player. Input can be ...
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How to convert MP4 to SWF

Can someone give me the command line parameters for FFmpeg to convert MP4 video to an Adobe Flash SWF file?
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Multithreaded Video Converter for Mac

Is there an app for Mac that can distribute a single video encoding job to several thread to utilize the full potential of the system? I used an application called iFlicks to do video encoding, and ...
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Batch video conversion - With subtitle burn-in

I want to convert a folder of .mkv files for online use. By this, I mean burning in the subtitles and if possible, adding two different languages (so Youtube will let the users choose.) Handbrake ...
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500 MB Avi video from CD lagging/glitching when reproduced

I created an extra cd with Nero Burning that contains both audio tracks (I can hear them correctly) and a .avi presentation (pretty big one, 540 MB on a 700 MB cd). The audio is fine but the problem ...
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How to convert/transmux ismv to mp4 or wmv?

How can I convert/transmux Smooth Streaming ismv files to mp4 or wmv? I've often read about mp4split but it doesn't seem to be freely available any more.
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Ffmpeg sync error, first image showing really fast

I want to converting my images with mp3 to videos... but first slide is showing up really fast. I want to each slide duration 5-7 seconds or so RAW material MP3 Files My list Images FFmpeg ...
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Convert video from .mp4 to .ogg

I am using ffmpeg version 0.11.1 Copyright (c) 2000-2012 the FFmpeg developers . I need to convert a file .mp4, to .ogg format. I am on Mac OS X, and I have tried this so far: ffmpeg -i ...
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What video codec puts the CPU/GPU under the least possible load while decoding?

I'm interested in transcoding a video I own for use as a screensaver; size isn't an issue, but I want to stress the processor and video card as little as possible as far as video decoding goes. What ...
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How can I get my MKV files to play on a PS3?

I just finished building a video server for PS3 and I am working on converting all of my DVD and Blu-ray to my HDD. For DVD, MP4 files work great, but the PS3 can't play MKV which is what I use for ...
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Reduce MOV file size

I have a folder full of MOV videos taken by my DMC-FX10. The problem is that the occupy too much space, and I am wondering if it is possible to compress them without losing quality? All videos have a ...
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Convert AVI to MP4 keeping the same quality

I want to compress an AVI file to MP4 using an h.264 codec. I could not get the same quality. How can I compress it? Original Video: Original Video Screen: FFmpeg console output (ffmpeg -i ...
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How do I convert webm to mp4 for MacOSX?

I'm on MacOSX Lion and would like a method for converting webm to mp4 (or another iTunes compatible format). ffmpeg seems like a possibility but the documentation is a bit obtuse for me; step-by-step ...
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How to download a Youtube video from command line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Download YouTube via command line How to download a Youtube video from command line? Mac OS X and/or Ubuntu Linux. Optionally, i'd like to save it in .avi or .mkv ...
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Prepend AAC file to MP4 causing audio to get out of sync

I have an application that handles the normalizing and combining of audio and video files from many different sources. All incoming audio is normalized as follows: ffmpeg.exe -i ...