Specific issues with encoding video to a certain format, also related to [video-conversion]

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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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Megui shows error after avi upload

Hi Guys Im struggling with avi source into avisynth in Megui. I havent taken audio out but figured I could just put same file into audio input. However I read so many different solutions and I should ...
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Flash player seek not working when ffmpeg encoded with gop(-g) = 1

I am trying to deliver video content with frame-by-frame viewing via the SMP Flash player. For encoding, I am using FFMPEG with the x264 video codec for files with .mp4 containers. I am using the ...
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Does x264 support time-based rate control constraints?

I’m aware of techniques to give the encoder freedom to ramp up bitrate for relatively complex sequences, but this has the consequence of inflating the overall bitrate compared to whatever was desired ...
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DRM a Custom video

I have a video which is a matroska file (mkv). I wish to DRM protect the video to stop users from re-encoding the video or editing it. Meaning original video gets DRM: user can download video, ...
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combining 1 image + 1 audio using FFmpeg

I want to combine an audio file and one image file into a video. Output will be in .webm format so I will be using libvpx. The video must have one frame with the best/lossless quality. So far I have ...
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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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What ffmpeg command line produces video more compatible across all devices?

So i have users saying H264 videos MP4's dont play audio on Apple's IPad and i struggle to get MP4 videos to play properly on Android too. There are two different command lines what command line is ...
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Converting a large MP3 to video

I have 6 MP3 files that are between 1.2GB and 2.8GB in length. I also have 6 image files. I want to make 6 videos using those 6 MP3s and images. I have tried using uMusic to merge these and while ...
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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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ffmpeg says that “'.mkv' is not a suitable output format”

I have trouble with ffmpeg, I want to do a two-pass encoding, plus denoise and deblock if possible. This is a command I thought would work but I am getting all sorts of problems: ffmpeg -y -i ...
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Cut video after certain time?

So I have found out how to cut a video at a specific time frame by using the following command ffmpeg -i input.wmv -ss 00:00:30.0 -c copy -t 00:00:10.0 output.wmv ffmpeg -i input.wmv -ss 30 -c copy ...
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How to mix videos created by DosBox into a single video?

When recording gameplay videos. DosBox recording a separate video for each graphics mode. For example Descent switches graphics mode for each time you visit the auto map. So now I have 46 videos ...
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Nvidia CUVID video hardware acceleration

I have Nvidia Quadro NVS 140M GPU (G86) in my laptop. Last time when I was installing video codec pack I could turn on Nvidia CUVID hardware video decoder features at some point of configuration. I ...
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Is it possible for ffmpeg to encode with a spatially variable bit rate?

I would like to reduce the overall bitrate of a 4K 180 degree FOV video by decreasing detail outside of 60 degrees while retaining it in the center. Is that possible?
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Which settings should I use on VLC to transcode a video to play on Xbox 360?

I tried to convert a video on VLC a few times to play on Xbox but I can't find the right settings. I used a few formats specified in this page but they didn't work. I also found this page that ...
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DVD Flick Video Encoding is usually slow?

I tried to burn my movies using DVD Flick, but when it's burning, it takes so much time to encode the videos. I select the Bitrate as Auto Fit, and encoding as Normal. Is it normal to take so much ...
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Prevent Blur in Gameplay .mov

So I've been uploading videos of Hyrule Total War onto Youtube, but keep experiencing a bunch of blurring of my video when I move the camera. After recording in FRAPS, the raw footage looks perfect, ...
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DVD presence not detected until after Windows Update

I am running Windows 7 with Power DVD. I had a couple of DVDs and I googled to find that The Dark Knight Rises is particularly a frequent evidence the issue. When I insert the DVD into the drive, ...
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Missing reference frame, slice header decode error

I split this (http://www.auby.no/files/video_tests/h264_720p_mp_3.1_3mbps_aac_shrinkage.mp4) video using mp4box command "MP4Box -split 1 shrinking.mp4" into slices of 1 second each. I have following ...
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Encoding H264 with windows ffmpeg results in first few seconds being “blocky”

I am using the following code to transcode a 10mbps high quality 1280x720 H264 mp4 into a lower quality H264 mp4 with our logo watermarked on the video. ffmpeg.exe -i test.mp4 -i watermark.png ...
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Difference between downscaling 1080p to 720p in real time and downscaling during encoding?

Suppose a high quality, uncompressed video is re-encoded twice, with almost identical encoding settings at a relatively low bitrate of 4mbps, but at different resolutions, first at 1080p, and then at ...
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Is it possible to embed subtitles in an MP4 with the forced option in MeGui?

I want to show subtitles with my web player (it supports Flash and HTML5). I'm using the .mp4 format and I can add subtitles to the player with an external .srt file, but I want to embed subtitle to ...
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How to determine 'Output bit depth' of the libx264 library in ffmpeg?

According to the x264 Encoding Guide, the crf scale depends on whether x264 is 8-bit or 10-bit. Supposedly x264 --help shows the Output bit depth. But on Windows ffmpeg -h full doesn't say anything ...
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Why does FFmpeg segment_times create webm files with incorrect duration and start times?

I have a MOV file that I want to split into several smaller files (at certain timestamps in a comma-separated list). I'm simultaneously compressing the video into WEBM files. The command I'm using ...
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How does video encoding bitrate affect duration and why?

Does encoding an uncompressed video into a higher bitrate take longer (than into a lower bitrate)? If so, why - it seems that the encoder should need less effort because it doesn't have to compress ...
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How to download online videos [closed]

I have very low bandwidth available on my network. I don't want to watch the video online again and again. Instead I want to download the video for later use. I can download Youtube videos with some ...
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Ideal FPS to use

I have a C# desktop application and I am using ffmpeg as a way to 'zip' up a load of jpegs on the client PC and upload it to my server and unzip it. The number of jpegs to zip at any 1 time varies. ...
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Shouldn't we always use Web Optimized for Handbrake?

I use Handbrake sometimes to compress video files, and notice that the "Web Optimized" option is not chosen by default, and cannot be set to the default in Options either. But I tried both Web ...
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YouTube consistently messes up my video's quality

I'm having trouble encoding a video for YouTube. The content isn't very "compression-friendly" (it's Battlefield 4 gameplay footage), but I'm 100% positive the results could be better. Some links: ...
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“Freely positionable” Videos

The following is a requirement for loading a video into National Instruments DIAdem: The videos must be freely positionable, so that DIAdem can display each frame in the videos. Video - DIAdem 2012 ...
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ffmpeg minimal requirements configuration for encoding and decoding h264 files

I'm trying to compile ffmpeg with minimal requirements in order to encode/decode with h264. So far my command line configuration is : ./configure --disable-yasm --disable-everything ...
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How to generate an MP4 with H.265 codec using FFmpeg?

I want to encode a video file to H.265. The last version of ffmpeg should be support H.265 (Source). However, I could not find any information about the exact command. I do not know, which library I ...
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Fixing an unmuxed image/jpeg stream from webcam using gstreamer

I made a broken footage using the following pipeline: gst-launch-1.0 v4l2src ! filesink location=encode.mjpeg Somehow gstreamer can still play it back: gst-launch-1.0 filesrc location=encode.mjpeg ...
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How do I replace the audio in an MP4 file without re-encoding?

I've got a video in an MP4 container that I would like to replace the audio track in (not add another audio stream to, nor convert the audio format of). Someone elsewhere online suggested to use ...
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Converting series of images with ffmpeg results in black video

I've just downloaded ffmpeg since it seems to perfectly match my needs (make a video from a set of pictures). I'm currently playing around with some examples just to get started and there's something ...
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What are “levels” and “keyframe distance” when rendering video in Adobe Premiere Levels?

I would like to know what the render option called Levels is. Why should I change that to 5.1 or 1.0? What are those levels and how do they affect the final file (size, quality)? All the info I read ...
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How can I get high quality/low size MP4s like the LOL release group?

Release group LOL does an excellent job at encoding their releases on The Vampire Diaries (on other shows like How I Met Your Mother the bitrate is higher, so doesn't seem this effective). About 200 ...
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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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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 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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Using CRF and setting a maximum bitrate with x264 in FFmpeg

I am trying to transcode a video to H.264/MP4. I am using the crf = 20 option but according to the requirements I also want to limit the maximum bitrate to 3 MBit/s. I was trying to cheat though it ...
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Simply changing avi file to mpg accelerates the video while audio maintains the original pace

I have a avi file with streams as follows Stream 0: Video, MPEG2 video, 480x576, 25fps Stream 1: Audio, MP2, 44100Hz, 192kbps I am trying to convert the above file into SVCD complaint mpg file. So, ...
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How do I translate HandbrakeCLI options to FFmpeg options?

I have a bunch of commandline settings that work for handbrake, but sometimes on some videos (I have no idea why) handbrake throws "Out of memory exception". I was wondering if I can find the same ...
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ffmpeg support for tx3g

I am trying to embed subtitles in an MP4 contrainer using ffmpeg. I am using the following command: ffmpeg -i input.MOV -i input.srt -map 0 -map 1 -c copy -c:s mov_text output.MOV I would like the ...
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v4l2 issues with webcam encoded to H.264

I am trying to send a H.264 webcam video feed over wifi to another computer using gstreamer. I am using this tutorial as a guide. I am using a Creative Live! Cam Connect HD as my webcam. The website ...
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720p to micro 720p

What is Micro-720p ripping method? I want to rip from 720p using ffmpeg and libx264. Example m720p video information (I don't know the source video): General Complete name ...
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Video cutting with minimal re-encoding or no re-encoding

I want to cut a video file (i.e. delete parts of it), and do it with the minimum amount of re-encoding possible. I found this piece of software called Machete, which otherwise works fine, but it ...
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FFmpeg not converting first image [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ffmpeg sync error, first image showing really fast I'm using Windows and FFmpeg for Windows. My material are 8 images, with names like: product0001img01.png ...
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Proper encoding for long videos from online meetings?

I'm taking responsibility for maintaining a collection of recordings from online meetings, and I'm at a loss to determine which encodings I should use for them. The videos are coming from GoToMeeting, ...