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

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Cutting out two parts from the middle of a video with ffmpeg

I have two files, rec.avi and audio_edited.wav, and what I'm trying to do is take the parts 00:30:50–01:42:56 and 02:16:55–04:03:10 of each file, concatenate those and encode them into an WebM file. ...
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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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Folder full of .jpg files. Batch convert each to a video with duration of X seconds

I am looking for a way to mass convert a folder of image files to a video (one per image), where each of the images is taken and placed on the video for the full duration of the video, e.g. 30 ...
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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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Ffmpeg upscale and letterbox a video

I have a video with that is 480x360 in resolution, what I want to do is upscale this video to 1280:720 and not loos the original videos aspect ration ( letterbox the left and right side) So I know ...
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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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Create DVD from MP4 using FFMPEG?

I want to convert an MP4 video into a DVD using a Linux-based process such as FFMPEG. Currently we're using Nero to burn MP4 to DVD video, but I want to automate the process as much as possible. When ...
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How can I configure ffmpeg to encode h.264 video with a specific log2_max_frame_num_minus4 value?

I am working on a project where we are splicing HLS video segments. The HLS standard conveniently includes an #EXT-X-DISCONTINUITY directive to signal that the player should be ready for video that ...
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FFMPEG Lossless Video Output Options

I am looking for lossless video output options from FFMPEG that can be viewed without any special codecs or special players such as VLC. I want a basic use to be able to open up the video with a ...
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Conversion from WebM to MP4 in Ubuntu is slow and bad quality

I have used the command ffmpeg -i input.webm -q:v 10 -c:a copy out.mp4 I also tried using avconv instead of ffmpeg. The conversion is successful but the quality is bad. Also it takes a lot of ...
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How to sync splitted mkv + external srt with ffmpeg?

I want to convert MKV audio from DTS to MP3 and split the file at the same time. The problem is: I need an external .srt but when I split it, the second file is desynced from video. Example: ffmpeg ...
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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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Proper DVD rip for serving via UPnP

I am a happy user of minidlna (version 1.0.24) on an old Mac Mini G4. It does work quite well in my environment. Since minidlna does not allow transcoding, I would like to rip a set of DVDs (mostly ...
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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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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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How do I cut clips using its position from a video?

I have a lot of clip positions that I have to extract from a single video, how can I automate the whole process? As of now I have to manually cut each clip using its position, but as my number of ...
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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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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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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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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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Video takes long time to start

I use this command to convert video using ffmpeg on phpvibe: unfortunately the videos take a long time to start on firefox so I'm looking for a command to move the video's atom to the beginning so ...
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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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clipbucket Unknown encoder 'libfaac'

I am using CB script when i upload any video after uploading it give file to processing this my loge Started on 2013-09-06 20:23:00 - 2013 Sep 06 Checking File .... File : ...
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batch file for hardcoding subtitles in multiple videos with ffmpeg

My question at the top: What is the correct way to refer to a dynamic file name for the ass filter when using -filter_complex in ffmpeg? The story and my attempt: I have a folder that contains ...
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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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HandbrakeCLI convert audio only

My TV reads video files only with AAC or MP3 audio tracks. I am trying to use HandBrakeCLI.exe to convert audio tracks only preserving video quality, but it takes as mush time as converting the whole ...
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What H.264/H.265 video compression parameters provide DVD-equivalent quality with better compression?

I have got a box of DVD video disks that I seek to get rid of while I'd like to keep the videos by converting them into MP4 files to store them on a hard drive. Considering superiority of the modern ...
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batch video size reduction in nested folders maintaining their source folders as destination

I have a folder containing nested folders which hold many video files with different formats. I want to reduce their size with HandBrake and maintain properties of the original videos (such as frame ...
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incompatible pixel format 'yuv420p10le' for codec libx265

I am using ffmpeg -probesize 2G -i input.ts -c:v libx265 -pix_fmt yuv420p10le -x265-params fps=50 -c:a libfdk_aac -t 00:00:05 /output.ts I receive the error incompatible pixel format ...
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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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Remux/encode/convert MPG into MP4

I understand that it is impossible to edit metadata of MPG files (i.e. createdate), so I am looking for another way to "upgrade" my MPGs into a newer file format (preferred are formats that work both ...
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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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How can I make a video “seekable” using ffmpeg when played in VLC player?

I have a .mkv video with the following properties: Input #0, matroska,webm, from 'DEMO.mkv': Metadata: ENCODER : Lavf56.4.101 Duration: 00:00:56.37, start: 2.333000, bitrate: 2032 ...
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FFmpeg x264 Encode Settings

My new Canon Vixia HF G30 video camera has an option to encode directly to 35 Mbit/sec Mp4 at 1080p60 and it does a nice job. I primarily use it to record my daughter's high school basketball games. ...
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FAST conversion from MTS to MP4 (OS X) [closed]

I have tried using Handbrake but it's quite slow (4fps!). IMovie 08 is faster but requires the camera to be plugged in (i.e., it can't work with the MTS directly). Are there are any better (even pay) ...
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video size reduction by grayscaling it

When we convert a video into grayscale, all of its 3 colors (RGB) in a pixel are assigned the same number (instead of 3 different numbers). So theoretically we must have reduction in size almost by ...
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ffmpeg - concatenating two MP4 files results in bad output file

I generated two MP4 files - a five-second intro file, which is created by the script below, and the main video (about one minute long) is created by screen-cast-omatic, both in MP4 format. When I ...
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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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FFmpeg cuts off ~50ms when I extract+convert audio from video

I want to extract the audio stream from many .MOV files with ffmpeg. The goal is to have output files with small file size and perfectly equal sound to the input file. Currently I'm using this ...
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How to convert flv video to 3gp video?

How to convert .flv video format to .3gp for use on an Android device using a desktop computer?
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Swapping index of an MP4 file with FFMpeg

I run a web application which provides a few videos on it. Those videos are being displayed with a flash-video-player. Unfortunately, the index of those container-files is at the end of the file, so ...
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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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F4V to MP4 via FFMPEG (Bitrate viewer)

I have a several F4V that I've captured using Flash media Live Encoder and I need to convert them to MP4s. As I understand F4V are fairly identical to the MP4 format so we used "copy" for the video ...
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downsample mp4 in windows

I have an hd camera that records huge mp4 files in full hd. I want to publish the videos to the web, but the files are too big. How do I downsample the mp4 files so that they are 600 pixels wide and ...
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convert avi file to mp4 in linux

I have a bunch of avi files. I would like to convert them to mp4 format while retaining their small file size. I am using linux. Can someone please show step by step how to make the conversion, ...
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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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What file extensions does ffmpeg support?

I'm trying to extract a subtitle from a Blu-ray disc and it is an hdmv_pgs_subtitle. So I try ffmpeg -i file.m2ts -map 0:3 -scodec copy rip3/test.sub and get Could not write header for output ...
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Resume transcoding a video with ffmpeg

I have a node server that uses child-process to use ffmpeg to convert a video to mp4. However if the server crashes while transcoding, then I'd like to resume transcoding the file (similar to -C with ...
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How to hardcode subtitles into an AVI without loss of quality

I am using a program to hardcode subs into an AVI file. The problem is that is recompresses the video using a codec. I don't see why this is necessary and causes a noticeable loss of quality. Is there ...
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How to set profile compatibility of an fMP4 using ffmpeg?

I'm using ffmpeg to generate a fragmented mp4 stream that will be consumed by an HTML5 player. I think I have a correctly formatted mp4 stream of data with an empty moov at the start and a series of ...