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

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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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How to make Handbrake preserve capture time / creation time?

Handbrake is an awesome video compression tool, but it doesn't seem to preserve the original capture time after a video is compressed. Any idea how to fix this?
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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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How would you digitalize your VHS? [closed]

I have the USB device for it (Avermedia Ezmaker 7), and it works perfectly. I connected it to VCL just to have a preview, I managed it and it is also perfect - no audio/video asyncronization. But 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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Reduce size of MP4

I have a MP4 file with a lengh of 22:44. Here are the details: Video: width: 720 px height: 404 px data bitrate: 1022 kBit/s overall bitrate: 1182 kBit/s fps: 24 codec: H264 - MPEG4 AVC ...
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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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How to change display ratio of mp4 movie without reencoding

Is there any way to resize an mp4 video without reencoding it? I plan to do this in Ubuntu Linux 12.04 x86_64.
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Handbrake: How to retain sharpness when down-sampling video during an encode?

I have a bunch of 1280x720 resolution videos, but I really don't need to have that high resolution, so I thought of re-encoding and resizing them to 852x480 to save some space, but I noticed Handbrake ...
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Which resize algorithm to choose for videos?

I'm using VirtualDub for encoding with those settings. However I record my stuff in 1920x1080 and resize it down to 1280x720. Now the question: which algorithm should I choose when making a balanced ...
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Transcoding digital camera generated MOVs to AVI to reduce file size without compromising the quality further

My older digital camera used to make low quality 100MB+ (for 5 - 6 mins of video) MOV files for videos I took I have around 70GB of these videos and I would like to bring them into a managable size ...
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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 ...
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Opening a AAC/h264 file in Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11.0

I have encoded some videos using mencoder, with AAC and h.264. Sony vegas cannot open the files, without any explanation. Here is what Gspot tells me about the videos : To encode the videos I have ...
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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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Converting a video from VOB to AVI while making the file smaller

How do I convert a video from one format, in this case a .vob into another, say .avi? I have a DVD of 4.2 GB and would like to convert that to a smaller filesize and different format of an .avi file ...
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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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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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How do I reduce the size of a huge MP4 video?

I paid $59.95 for Vimeo Plus only to find that there is a 1 Gigabyte limit on video size. I have a 4 GB MP4 video file that I shot with the HD Flip Mino. How do I reduce it to no more than 1 GIG ...
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Can HandBrake flip/rotate a video?

I'd like to use HandBrake to compress some video that was taken via a camera that was mounted upside down. I found a reference to a command-line rotate option, but I can't find it in the GUI. Am I ...
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Lossless compression for movie ISO files?

What is the most efficient compression format for ISO files created from DVD movies? I wouldn't mind compressing them one at a time or a whole group of them, whatever would save me the most space on ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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How to losslessly combine multiple AVI files into a single file?

I would like to combine multiple movie clips with .mov and .avi extension into a single file. Is there any free software in the market that is good and able to perform that? Preferably that should ...
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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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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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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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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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At my wits end with Evalvid MOS

I'm using Evalvid binaries and the tutorial here :http://www2.tkn.tu-berlin.de/research/evalvid/EvalVid/docevalvid.html I understand it well enough and can go as far as calculating PSNR for my ...
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PowerDirector 11 can't enable encoding hardware acceleration?

I have a late-2013 iMac running Windows 8. I want to use "Fast video rendering technology" specifically the Hardware acceleration, (I have an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX with OpenCL & CUDA ...
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How to use mencoder to convert any format to ogg video

I am trying mencoder to convert any format videos to OGG/Video The ffmpeg command I have tested successfully is : ffmpeg -y -i '<input-file.avi>' -vcodec libtheora -b 256k -bt 256k -level 30 ...
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Convert from MOV to MP4 Container format

I have a digital camera that records nice 1080p H.264 format but unfortunately it uses the MOV container format. Basically I have nothing but the camera and VLC that play this format natively. Is ...
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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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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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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 ...