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

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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 ...
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Convert mp4 video to a format xbox 360 can play

Here is a video file my Xbox 360 refuses to play: $ MP4Box -info video.mp4 * Movie Info * Timescale 90000 - Duration 02:18:33.365 Fragmented File no - 2 track(s) File Brand ...
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Video converters don't work anymore after reinstalling Windows

A few days ago, I decided to reinstall Windows 7 as my HD partition seemed to be nearly full and things were slowing down. I'd been using Handbrake almost exclusively to convert TV recordings and used ...
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How can I convert a video to h264, using pass-through if available?

On my Windows 7 computer, I have several videos that need converting to an iOS-friendly format. I'd like to do this as efficiently as possible. I have several kinds of videos: MKVs containing ...
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How do I reduce the file size of videos?

I need to reduce the file size of some of my HD videos, since I am running out of storage space. A lower resolution is acceptable, and other methods are welcome. I would prefer a GUI solution, as I am ...
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mkvmerge: How to merge two videos, one without audio?

I have two videos, one without audio (the second). Trying to merge them gives this error: mkvmerge concat1.webm +concat2.webm -o output.webm mkvmerge v5.8.0 ('No Sleep / Pillow') built on Oct 19 2012 ...
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Converting mpg files to mj2 files in linux?

I am looking for a binary that can convert mpg files to mj2 (Motion JPEG 2000) files via terminal in Linux server. Are there any?
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Is there a way to convert Video DVD to multiple disk of VCD?

as title, how can i convert a video DVD (4.1GB) and burn it into multiple disk of VCDs (7xx MB)? Do I need to convert into ISO image first? or make it as AVI ? Thanks so much
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How to automatically create comparison pictures for a transcoded video file?

How do one automatically/easily create a "before-after" comparison of two video file, where one file is the transcoded version of the other, in terms of several still images? Each pair would be ...
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Fix an m4v video that has lagging audio (audio and video out of sync)

Here's a similar question for windows: Tool to fix video that's out of sync with audio? I'm hoping to solve this problem on a Mac. I've tried Handbrake and Avidemux (the latter seems to have an ...
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Switching between 3D formats

How can I convert a 3D video file from one format to another? Let's say I want to convert a side-by-side formatted file to frame sequential.
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3000 videos songs… some are loud in voice & some low.. I want to make them equal (equal in volume only)

I have thousands Video flv/avi files, which are all songs only. Some of them are high in volume and some are low. Every time the song ends I have to up or down the volume at once..to escape my ears ...
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Does video conversion use the graphics card?

I frequently need to convert videos from one format to another. So I'm wondering whether the conversion uses my graphics card's processor, so that I can accelerate the process by replacing my ...
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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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Converting flv and mp4 video format to '.ogg' using FFmpeg

I have HostGator VPS server with FFmpeg installed. It allows me to convert .wmv to .flv as well as .mp4 files successfully using the following commands for flv and mp4: ffmpeg -i WantsABath.wmv -b ...
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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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Converting DVDs to Precisely Sized XviDs like “The Scene”

I am hoping to finally watch the Star Wars movies (yes, yes, I know) and intend to watch them all in a row as a marathon. I would prefer not to have to constantly get up and change discs, so I thought ...
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Convert GTK RecordMyDesktop OGV video for OpenShot editing

I make some screencasts with my laptop. The software that I use in Ubuntu is GTK RecordMyDesktop which gives me an OGV file. The quality is perfect and I am happy with it. For publishing or giving ...
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Windows crashes when I try to compress large .MOV file from iPhone

I have a 40 minute, 6 gigabyte .MOV file that I transferred from my iPhone to my PC. I need to upload the video to Youtube but the file is too large. When I try to compress the video, my computer will ...
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How to convert .avi video that has 1 static image in the video (with sound) to mp4 video with ffmpeg to least possible size?

I've an .avi video (divx) that's at 25fps and it has mp3 audio at 64kbit/s. This video has just one image throughout the entire video. I'm trying to convert this video to mp4 but to make it as small ...
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(Batch) converting a video while keeping the original time stamp/creation date

I need an easy way to convert videos to h264 while keeping the original creation date. Right now I'm doing it manually (encode, then edit the date), but it's a super boring task to do when I have 10+ ...
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Best video codec for filmed powerpoint presentation

I have some presentations that are filmed. The audio is the presenter and the video is all the Powerpoint slides (size 1024x768, video codec H264, audio codec AAC). I would like to reduce their ...
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What is the “sameq” or “same_quant” option in FFmpeg? Does it mean “same quality”?

Often, I've seen FFmpeg commands using the sameq option, for example ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -sameq output.avi What does this mean? Does it mean "same quality"? If not, what should I use instead?
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Could not find codec parameters in ffmpeg in Windows

While trying to convert wmv to animated gif using ffmpeg in Windows 7, I ran into an issue. Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600] Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. ...
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Utility for converting wmv (or avi) to animated gif [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get ffmpeg to convert a .mov to a .gif? I'm looking for any console utility which can convert principally wmv files (or avi) to animated gif. Preferably the ...
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Handbrake settings to convert MKV to MP4 while retaining the original quality

I have a ton of MKV files I need to convert to MP4 and my chosen software is Handbrake. I'm stuck on which settings would be best for the conversion. I want to retain full quality. Do I just convert ...
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Converting videos to AVI with AVIDemux for compatibility

I am trying to convert a couple of short videos to AVI (XviD) using AVIDemux. I find that while the resulting videos play fine in VLC, they do not play in an XviD DVD player (nor presumably Xbox 360, ...
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Stream video from a computer to a tablet

I would like to watch presentations and college videos I have on my computer, from my tablet. There are almost a hundred of GB in videos, so I would like to watch them in streaming from my computer. ...
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converting to MXF using ffmpeg

I have been trying to use FFmpeg utility to convert a avi file using DNxHD to mxf format. I am using "FFmpeg" with params as following: ffmpeg -i ccvt_box.avi -vcodec dnxhd -video_size 1920x1080 -r ...
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VLC 2 Frozen / stuck on first frame of AVI video

Just upgraded from VLC 1.05 to VLC 2.03 (latest). Problem: Videos (.avi) get stuck on the first frame. (These same videos used to play just fine in VLC 1.)
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How I can normalize the sound on a video (mp4) file? [closed]

I have a video(mp4) that I would like to normalize the sound on. Any suggestions?
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Why is converting WMV to MP4 so slow?

I am trying to convert a video from WMV to MP4 with FFmpeg but it takes couple of hours. If I try to convert it to AVI it only takes about 10-15 minutes. ffmpeg version ffmpeg version ...
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How to cut at exact frames using ffmpeg?

I'm trying to use ffmpeg to cut video files at precise times. The ffmpeg help shows an option -timecode_frame_start to specify the starting frame but I am unable to get this command to work. The ...
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How can I merge AVI movies at 16:10 aspect ratio and maintain the aspect ratio in the output?

I recorded a bunch of 1680 x 1050 (16:10 aspect ratio) videos, and I want to merge them into a single video. I've been using Windows Live Movie Maker, but this only supports two aspect ratios: 16:9 ...
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Change bitrate of MP4 file

I have to change the bitrate of MP4 files on Mac OS X. What's the best tool to do this conversion? Am I able to do it with QuickTime?
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Avconv increases file size

I am using the version of avconv in Ubuntu 12.04 to archive videos. I would preferably use some kind of lossless video compression (e.g., huffyuv or FFV1), but using the original video stream (copy ...
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Batch-convert iphone MOV videos to a Windows-friendly format? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Batch convert videos from MPG to AVI My iPhone records videos in Apple's MOV format. I do all my media management on a PC where MOV is cumbersome. I would like to ...
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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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Batch-split many AVIs in 2 parts?

how can I batch split many AVIs into 2 parts, with no conversion? NB: this didn't help much What is the best software to split and join avi files?
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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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Batch Convert .mkv to .mp4

I want to batch convert all .mkv files in a folder into .mp4 with VLC. It should use the original video-/audio stream and if possible the .ass subtitle of the .mkv. It's not really a conversion, it's ...
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How to convert an MKV video to DivX format

I have a file in an MKV format and I want to convert it to a DivX format. Are there any tools out there which explain how to do this? I am fine doing a little coding on my own. I did try out the ...