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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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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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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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284 views

What video codec over RTP protocol?

I 'm trying to achieve video streaming from a Linux server (ffserver) to a Windows client (VLC player). Although I made it over HTTP protocol, I want the multimedia to be transferred over RTP ...
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56 views

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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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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353 views

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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1answer
354 views

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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1answer
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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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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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1answer
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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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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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2answers
593 views

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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1answer
920 views

Why does FFmpeg generate a wrong TS segment?

I used FFmpeg to generate an HLS stream with the following command: ffmpeg -y -i test.ts -flags -global_header \ -c:a libfaac -c:v libx264 -profile:v baseline \ -level 31 -r:v 24 -map 0 \ -f segment ...
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1answer
4k views

FFmpeg MKV to MP4 remux whilst converting all audio tracks to AAC

I had a ffmpeg command that would successfully remux an mkv to a iTunes compatible mp4. However it only took the first audio stream regardless of language. I want to remux all audio streams, or at ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
387 views

Encode video with changing bit rates using FFmpeg

I would like to encode a 30 min video using ffmpeg. I am able to achieve this using ffmpeg -i in.mp4 -vcodec libvpx -vb 1024k -keyint_min 150 -g 150 -an out.webm But I would like to encode ...
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1answer
1k views

Convert EXR file sequence with FFmpeg and x264

When I convert an EXR sequence into a QuickTime MOV file using FFmpeg and the x264 codec, it codes the video – but in QuickTime Player and Windows Media Player it's just black! But when I open it up ...
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1answer
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Cheat sheets and presets-settings that actually work with FFmpeg 1.0?

Have tried a number of 'cheat sheets' available elsewhere but they almost all are out of date and simply will NOT work with the latest version of FFMpeg. Can anyone point me to settings that WILL ...
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FFmpeg cuts video duration while transcoding

When using ffmpeg on linux, my 4.3GB 2.21 second video is being chopped down to 1.56 duration. I'm trying to reduce file size, but not lose frames. steve@steve-OptiPlex-170L:~/Desktop$ ffmpeg -i ...
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1answer
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FFmpeg (MacPorts) - libfaac missing, need new audio encoder

I am so confused. I am trying a quite simple FFMpeg command to transcode a movie file to a x264/AAC mp4 file via the command line (for Vimeo upload). (Mountain Lion/Macports) ffmpeg -i INPUT.AVI ...
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2answers
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FFmpeg drops frames when encoding a png image sequence into an x264 mp4 video

I'm trying to encode an image-sequence (frame0001.png, frame0002.png, ... , frame0160.png) into an x264 video using the following command: ffmpeg -i frame%04d.png -sameq -r 24 out.mp4 After ...
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0answers
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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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2answers
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Using avconv (ffmpeg) to concatenate a bunch of .bmps into a mkv/avi video

Trying to figure out how to get avconv to concatenate a bunch of .bmps together into a video file. Here's what I've got so far: avconv -f image2 -i Capture/%d.bmp -vcodec mpeg4 -r 24 -b:v 20M ...
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1answer
353 views

The fastest way to encode image+audio for Youtube from command line?

I have an mp3 and image and I want to make a simple clip to upload onto Youtube. Is there a fast solution? If video formats are so bad designed, then maybe it is possible to use a prerendered ...
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How can I re-encode H.264 video with minimal quality loss?

I have a lot of MPEG-TS files (.TS container but H.264 video) and playback is fine except that when you skip forward/backward or fast forward it's very sluggish and gets pixelated, etc. I've been ...
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0answers
369 views

problems encoding 1080p60fps MTS files with ffmpeg to DNxHD proxy; plays too slow in NLE compositor window.

I was advised to encode my HD files with ffmpeg to DNxHD proxy with 220M bitrate rather then 45M so the image doesnt have too much artifacts. I reduced the framerate to 29.97 fps when I encoded the ...
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1answer
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What bunch of ffmpeg scripts do I need to get HTML5-compatible “Video for everybody”?

What list of commands should I do in ffmpeg/mencoder/some_other_CLI_app to get a video in all the right formats to use Video for Everybody? i.e. Is there a subtlety that prevents there being a ...
2
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1answer
762 views

Unable to cut out part of video with ffmpeg

What I want to do I'm trying to cut a video for a science project under Ubuntu 11.10 with latest ffmpeg, I also tried Kino and avidemux where the video failed to even open properly although it plays ...
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1answer
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What parameters should I be looking at to reduce the size of a .MOV file?

My Canon 60D creates .MOV files when recording video and I've found out that the .MOV container has an H264 video stream and a PCM audio stream. I've used ffmpeg and GSpot to look at some of my ...
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3answers
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How to specify audio and video bitrate

I have a mov file with the following media information: Stream 0 Type: Video Codec: H264-MPEG-4 AVC (part 10)avc1 Language: English Resolution: 1280x720 Frame rate: 24 Stream 1 Type: Audio Codec: ...
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How do you splice out a part of an xvid encoded avi file, with ffmpeg? (no problems with other files)

Im using the following command, which works for most files, except what seems to be xvid encoded ones /usr/bin/ffmpeg -sameq -i file.avi -ss 00:01:00 -t 00:00:30 -ac 2 -r 25 -copyts output.avi So ...
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1answer
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ffmpeg - creating DNxHD MFX files with alphas

I'm struggling with something in FFMpeg at the moment... I'm trying to make DNxHD 1080p/24, 36Mb/s MXF files from a sequence of PNG files. My current command-line is: ffmpeg -y -f image2 -i ...