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

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mpeg to mp4 conversion with no audio

So I have this DVD that I want to put on my laptop so I can watch it without having to worry about carrying around the disk. I used WinX Copy DVD Pro to copy the DVD to an mpg (mpeg) file. This copy ...
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FFMPEG || Converting CCTV raw .264 footage files

image of the log below is the text Hi I want to convert 264 footage files to .mp4. The problem is these files came with a player but unfortunately that player is not working on my pc, hence I thought ...
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How do I use FFmpeg to convert .264 CCTV footage files to mp4 with h.264 codec?

I get the following error when I try to convert my test.264 file to mp4 using FFmpeg: Log C:\ffmpeg\bin>ffplay -f h264 test.264 ffplay version N-29947-gcd244fa Copyright <c> 2003-2016 the ...
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What ffmpeg settings would produce a similar output for GoToMeeting?

There's a thread on the GoToMeeting forum where g2m videos are transcoded to MP4 at a fixed dimension of 1920x1080. So, if you're broadcast is 1290x1104, you're MP4 ends up with a black border all ...
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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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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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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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ffmpeg multiple files dimensions change

I saw a post on superUser on changing dimensions of a mp4 file which like this FFmpeg -I Input.mp4 -vf scale=460:690 output.mp4 but I want to change dimensions of multiple mp4 files in one go so I ...
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ffmpeg y4m to mp4 valid coding

I am trying to code y4m (raw) video to valid mp4 video. I was trying the following command, ffmpeg -i INPUT.y4m -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -qp 0 OUTPUT.mp4 It works fine but only play in chrome ...
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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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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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Why does Handbrake keep cropping my videos?

I have some 640x360 videos I want to re-encode with Handbrake to make their file size smaller. When I choose automatic cropping it shows 2 pixel cropping at the top and left, so I chose custom ...
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Choosing Audio Stream While Converting Via FFmpeg

I`ve got a .mkv file with two audio streams. But when I intent to convert it to a .mp4, the ffmpeg only chooses the first audio stream. How can I make ffmpeg to uses second one? Thanks a lot.
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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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Making pair of two YUV videos (side by side) using FFmpeg

I am trying to make a pair of 2 videos (side by side) with a 10px white border seperator. I used the following FFmpeg command, ffmpeg -i left.yuv -i right.yuv -filter_complex ...
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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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Copy video to phone from PC without Windows harping about converting to WMV

I don't do buffering so when I want to show someone a video I download the source file and copy it from my PC/Windows 7 to my phone via a USB cable. Every time I copy a video file Windows harasses me ...
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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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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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ffmpeg increases video segments length when used with -segment_time - how to fix?

I am trying to record rtmp stream to file, splitting every 10 seconds. My ffmpeg command is: ffmpeg -i rtmp://192.168.16.82:1935 -f segment -strftime 1 -segment_time 10 -segment_format avi ...
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FFmpeg concatenate - Error while opening encoder

I have an Android application that uses ffmpeg to concatenates 2 mp4 video files (360x640) together and outputs it as one .mp4. This is my command: ffmpeg -y -i vid_1.mp4 -i vid_2.mp4 -strict ...
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M3U8 file to MP4 conversion?

Can an M3U8 video file be converted to MP4? I have had no luck finding a file converter that can do this since the M3U8 file is really an Audio playlist with many smaller files in a folder.
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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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Why When I transfer video from my canon camera to my computer the quality is bad?

I have a canon EOS 700d and I record HD 1080p video at 25fps on it but when I transfer it to my computer via usb cable the quality is terrible. I use Sony movie studio platinum to edit my videos. When ...
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ffmpeg -segment_time produces spoiled segments

I use this docker image instead of installing ffmpeg directly to my OS X. What I want to achieve is to split some .avi file into pieces with duration of 30 seconds each. Here is my command: ffmpeg -i ...
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How to join split flv files?

I'm in my 3rd day of trying to download one 4-minute video. It's a Flash FLV that's split into three parts, the first two are about 5MB, the third about 3MB. Only the first part has normal FLV ...
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Ideal settings to extract video images using GOM or VLC

If a have a 4k video with 60fps and I want to capture all frames as images should I be using following settings : Burst interval 0 , Burst capture image 60? GOM Burst capture Settings:
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A fast way to convert multiple videos sound from AC3 to AAC without converting video

Is there a way to convert alot of video files from AC3 sound to AAC? I don't want to convert video iteself, video is okay, only the sound. I have alot of videos encoded with H.264 or mpeg4(xvid) and ...
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How to encode .mkv video to .mp4 in ffmpeg while retaining the video subtitles and add additioinal watermark?

I want to encode .mkv video to .mp4 using ffmpeg while retaining the subtitle in .mkv format and add additioinal watermark, the current technique that i know is this will convert the .mkv video to ...
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FFmpeg RMTP streaming and simultaneously saving to file

I am using ffmpeg.exe to transcode a video source, in this example below from a file and want to simultaneously stream rmtp and save to file. I can't figure out what am I doing wrong with the "tee ...
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Cut and Compress 4K Video?

I have a 20 second video which size in 4K which size is 125 MB. It is only about a defective electronic component so accuracy is not important. I want it much smaller. I have these options in VLC ...
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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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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 save compressed (batch processed) video files to the original folders using handbrake?

I use handbrake to compress/encode video files and I'm quite happy with the results. It gives me small file size with no quality loss. The problem is that when I batch convert multiple files from ...
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Data loss due to transcoding video[ffmpeg]

I have a app which takes in user's video and does some processing. the processing pipeline consists of multiple steps. The code which i have written so far assumes h264 codec for input video. But ...
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Is there any advantage of reencoding a 480p video as 1080p?

To be specific, I mean importing a 480p video into Movie Maker and exporting it as a 1080p MP4? Is there an advantage?
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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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FFmpeg converting video convert only audio in linux

I'm trying to convert .flv to .mp4 in CentOS. I used ffmpeg -i test.flv test.mp4, which worked well in Windows, but in Linux the result has no video, just audio. I installed ffmpeg 3.0 using yum. ...
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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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causes of problems in the southbridge

I had a compaq presario b1200, which is now unusable because they said it was a problem in the southbridge. What should I avoid doing with my computer so that it wouldn't end up like that? I'm ...
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ffmpeg settings for VHS mpeg2/mp2 to H264/MP4 VBR conversion and reducing file size

My input is as follows: Input #0, mpeg, from 'D:\Videos\2015.mpg': Duration: 01:49:08.74, start: 0.220000, bitrate: 4940 kb/s Stream #0:0[0x1e0]: Video: mpeg2video (Main), yuv420p(tv, bt470bg), ...
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Connecting PAL camera to pc and working with the feed

I have an ancient analog camera which has the classic PAL analog output. I want to get this feed, display it on the computer's monitor and save the stream on the pc hard drive. I know that if it was ...
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How can I use Libav to convert a multipage tiff into a video

I have a multipage tiff with many frames. If I try to convert that using libav it only recognizes the first image in the stack: $ avconv -y -v debug -f image2 -i 151123_chan3-2_#1.tif ...
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Convert x265 to MP4 or something else compatable for viewing.

I downloaded some files (a TV series) that use x265. They will only play on a computer, not on a dvd using XtoDVD4, not on a flash drive, and not on a newer Sony player or smart TV. Is there an ...
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Recording Lenovo Easy Camera with ffmpeg - framerate too low

Does anybody have a glue why I can't get ffmpeg to record my webcam higher than 8 fps, with ffmpeg? I've tried Cheese and GUVCView, under various settings, but all I get is a still picture. I'm ...
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How do I use ffmpeg to split a video into images and then reassemble exactly the same?

I have an MP4 which has an audio and video streams and I need to modify every frame of the video. The pipeline I'm using is: Split the audio out of the video: ffmpeg -i in.mp4 -vn -acodec copy ...
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VLC media player select audio track for conversion

When using VLC media player to convert a video with multiple audio tracks into another format (that may support only one audio track) using only one audio track, how do I select the audio track that ...
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Converting 5.1 audio to stereo and keeping both tracks

Let's say I have a video file that has 5.1 audio (maybe AAC or something) and I want to convert that track to stereo so I can use it with Plex without doing any transcoding. Well, I also want to keep ...
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Windows Movie Maker file size

I'm using ShareX to make x.264/MP4 tutorial videos in which there is very little motion. Most of the time I'm just typing and highlighting text. I'm getting reasonable file sizes. I edit the videos ...
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What is the best way to losslessly compress MJPEG to MP4?

I have a few digital camera movies recorded in MJPEG that are taking a few GB of storage space. I would like to better compress them, but losing as little detail as possible, or none. Since MJPEG ...