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

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avconv giving error on audio stream

Trying to convert an mkv file to avi: avconv -i 1.mkv ./converted/1.avi Getting this output: avconv version 0.8.1-4:0.8.1-0ubuntu1, Copyright (c) 2000-2011 the Libav developers built on Mar 22 ...
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Download and Convert live stream video

I want to download live streaming video from some websites and it seems Internet Download Manager can handle the job. However, the video I want is just a small part of the live stream and the the ...
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Conditional conversion of media

I have a collection of videos in various formats. While all of them play perfectly on my computer, it's a different matter when I put them on a stick to watch on my TV. I would like to convert them ...
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How does bitrate differ for the same resolution and framerate?

Reading about video quality I found that it depends of resolution, frames per second and bitrate, which decides the size of the video. My question is how the bitrate is calculated and how it can ...
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Handbrake output .WMV

I'm trying to convert .AVI files to something a DMA2100 (Windows Media Center Extender) has an easier time handling. I can play .avi files but if you stop the video you have to skip back to the same ...
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Video converter with directory watcher

I have a windows 7 ultimate PC setup as my media server which uses media center to push video/music/tv/etc. to different extenders including dma2100, dma2200. I was trying to find a video conversion ...
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Suggest format for video compression [closed]

I've a high-quality movie of 720*304 dimension with a size of 1.45 GB, and duration of 2:20 Hrs. I need to compress it to near about 700-750 MB with about 90% Picture quality and 70% sound quality. ...
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Application Error - faulting module

I use WinXP SP3, getting this error message since yesterday: Event Type: Error Event Source: Application Error Event Category: None Event ID: 1000 Date: 4/29/2012 Time: ...
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Free DVD Burning Options but for DVD Players not data

I used to use ConvertXtoDVD which was simple and awesome got the job done. But are there any good free options that allow you to burn a DVD video to a DVD that can be played in a player?
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Encode video into *.F4V file with h.264 video and AAC+V2 / HE-AAC audio

I need to encode a video into a *.F4V file with h.264 video and AAC+V2 / HE-AAC audio. I seriously doubt that any free software can do that, especially the audio codec which is patented. The only ...
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Lossless extraction of streams from WebM

I would like to extract streams from WebM video files without converting them (re-compression), can somebody recommend any software that can allow this?
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How to convert .flv to .m4v files through FFmpeg

I want to convert FLV files to M4V files. What is the exec (PHP) Linux code for this conversion?
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How do I convert .tsl video files from my Philips TV to a more common file format?

I have a Philips 6606H TV, which can record file onto my external hard drive via USB. The files are recorded into a .tsl file, which I have now copied to my Windows 7 PC hard drive. Now, I want to ...
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How can I convert trp video format to mpeg4?

Has anybody had experience with converting TRP format to MPEG4 or any other format playable on a PC?
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How to save a series of JPGs as an AVI at 30fps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to turn images into a video slideshow with sound I have a series of JPGs that were from a video file. They are named according to their frame number. How can I put ...
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Video format/codec for PowerPoint 2007?

I would like to add video files to PowerPoint 2007 slides (on PC). 1) Which codec should I use for maximum quality? 1b) Does this depend on computer-specific installed plugins/codecs? 2) Is there ...
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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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Does a DVI-D source to VGA display converter exist at all?

Does anyone know if a video converter (or adapter) exists that converts a DVI-D video source (for example from a laptop) to a VGA display (for example a projector)? I understand that such a product ...
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ffmpeg to join videos

I previously learned that FFMpeg can join videos: However, I am attempting to join recorded over-the-air broadcasts (.ts files), and I believe that minor hiccups in signal quality are causing FFMpeg ...
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Why are my WebM files larger than OGG and MP4 versions?

I have some OGG and MP4 files and I am converting them WebM for use on my website. I have used VLC to convert to WebM. What I have noticed is the WebM file is 8MB while the MP4 and OGG are around ...
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How can I record my screen, with sound, and encode it live?

I need to record about two hours of streaming video. Is there a way to encode the video directly ? I've used fraps, but the files created are just enormous.
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How to extract subtitles from MP4 and MKV movies

I'm trying to extract subtitles from MP4 and MKV movies. I'm using mp4box (on OS X) but cannot figure out how it works. Any hints?
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FFmpeg produces empty file

I have problems with ffmpeg on OSX Lion. I am trying to convert the mpeg file and the output is always a file of size 400kb or so.. The command is: ffmpeg -i out_poem_big.mpg -s 1280x720 -vpre ...
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Extracting every frame from video file as image in OS X

What I want to do is extract every frame of a video file and output the images. I tried using VLC's commands through terminal, however it seems to be skipping frames, even though I turned off "skip ...
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How can I watch a side-by-side 3D video in 2D?

I have a 3D movie (.MKV), with side-by-side 3D, and it works just fine at home. Now I want to see it at my friend's house, and they don't have a 3D system. Is there any way to crop one of the sides ...
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Is there a tool which can resume video conversion?

I'm using Handbrake for converting and resizing my video files, but other users come and close my video conversion process. There is no resume facility in the software. Because of this, I just have ...
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Can MP4s be 480p?

If I’m not mistaken, as a container format, MP4 videos should be able to contain videos that are 480p. Also, from what I am able to find, the MPEG-4 video format does not have a limitation that ...
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How can I mix two movies together before I handbrake them?

How can I mix two movies together before I handbrake them? I've got a two part movie on my disk as a pair of VideoTS folders. I want to generate one output movie. I plan on using handbrake to do the ...
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How to simply remove subtitles and languages with handbrake?

I use Handbrake to transcode some of my MPEG-2 Transport Stream videos, but I'm not pleased with the resulting quality, even if set high bitrates. So my idea is to simply remove unwanted audio tracks ...
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Scaling Up Streaming Videos

There is a video I downloaded while watching YouTube. I would like to convert it to an AVI, then burn it to a DVD so I can watch it on a big screen TV. I noticed that when I go to full screen mode, ...
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1080p to 720p converter that converts very fast [closed]

Any ideas about a good 1080p to 720p converter that is able to convert a video of 90 minutes in less than several hours? (maybe like in 2, 3 or 4 hours ;-) The compression of a file is H.264/MPEG-4 ...
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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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.vob to h.264 MP4 Files - Worth The Effort?

When I was doing the converting to digital format a while back I chose .VOB due to no quality loss. However recently I have been informed of this h.264 compression method. Time is not an issue here, ...
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Convert from MOV to MP4 Container format

I have a digital camera that records nice 1080p H.264 format but unfortunately it uses the MOV container format. Basically I have nothing but the camera and VLC that play this format natively. Is ...
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Can I transcode a video if I have an application that can play it?

My condo complex was burglarized last week and I've been tasked with retrieving the video from our security system to provide to law enforcement. The system is an older DVR (DiViS DVR - warning: PDF ...
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How to reduce the size of a video recorded with Camstudio for uploading to YouTube? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reduce the size of a huge MP4 video? I have recorded a less than 1 minute video using Camstudio, and it yielded a 600MB AVI file. What is the simplest way for ...
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How do I convert Quicktime to Windows Media Video?

How do I convert a Quicktime file to a Windows Media Video file on Windows 7? What is the cheapest method? What is the the best method, regardless of cost?
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Is there any better idea to reverse a video and save it with and without voice? [closed]

What kind of programming language we have to use for this process or any free softwares are available ?
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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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What width and height is 580p resolution?

I am trying to convert mp4 and avi files to a lower resultion so they will play on my DVD player via the USB port. The USB port appears to support a maximum resolution of 580p. What width and height ...
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A .mp4 converter with command line support?

I would like to find an application that I can use to convert any video format in .mpv4 or .ogg from the command line. I don't mind it cost money as long it worth it. Which one would you recommend? ...
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How do I convert WTV (and DVR-MS) files into a smaller standard format?

The external hard drive on my HTPC is almost full and so I'm going to need to convert a large number of the films recorded from the television (in WTV format) into something smaller. At present, a 2 ...
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AVS Video Converter: Frame Size stuck at 848

I am trying to follow Youtube's recommended frame size for 480p which is 854x480 (more info here) Now using AVS Video Converter, when I try to change the width to 854, it keeps going back to 848. ...
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What tools should I use to edit H.264 MP4 GoPro videos?

I have recorded videos using a GoPro, which produces MP4 files containing H.264 encoded videos. I would like to do some simple editing tasks on these videos without losing quality:- Cut various ...
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Downloading latest stable release of Avidemux?

I would like to try some simple video editing (joining/cutting videos etc.) with Avidemux. Could you please advise what is the latest release (non-beta version), and where to download it? The reason ...
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How can I avoid a few seconds of blank video when using -vcodec copy?

I'm processing user-uploaded videos on a CentOS web server with ffmpeg. I need to convert each video to a standard size and format, then extract a 30-second sample clip from each video. I want to use ...
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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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Most compatible video/audio format for Mac+PC (including legacy machines)?

We're a small non-profit and we're authoring some data DVDs with some instructional videos on them (mostly Powerpoint and video screen captures). Some of our users may be computer novices, others may ...
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Converting images to video using FFMPEG on Windows

I'm trying to convert a series of JPEG images into a time lapse video. They're in the format IMGP0001.JPG, IMGP0002.JPG, etc. From the looks of things, this should match the pattern IMGP%04.JPG. I've ...
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How can I crop a 16:9 video to 4:3, cutting off the edges?

I've got a 720p video, that contains a picture that's only 4:3, so the edges left and right stay empty/black. I want to cut of the left and right so that video is 4:3. How do I do this in Windows? ...