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Why there is no “stop download” context menu option in youtube [closed]

There was a "stop download" option when we right click on videos of youtube. 1. But now there is no such option. And another thing I noticed is 2. After playing full video if we select replay whole ...
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Duration of FLV files

On windows, I can usually see the total duration of multiple video files of formats like (.avi, .wmv) under properties dialogue. But I cannot see the duration of all the FLV files this way. I have ...
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How do you transfer videos to iTunes/iPod?

I have a load of videos from my old Walkman that I transferred to my new computer, and want to put them on to the iPod I bought as a replacement MP3 device. When I press the "Add File/Folder to ...
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dividing a video clip by 4 areas

I am working on a program that can playback a video clip in 4 phones. For this I need to supply each phone with a part of the video clip. Lets say I have a 1080p clip and I have 4 phones. Then I want ...
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How to skip/seek ahead quickly with ffmpeg on remote file?

I am reading in several remote video files using ffmpeg and saving short clips of them. For example, if I want to take a 5 second clip of an hour long video at the 30 minute mark, I would create a ...
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Disadvantages of using external video adapters

Are there any disadvantages of using external USB Video adapters (like this one ) as opposed to getting another Graphics Card in SLI/Crossfire or just a new graphics card supporting more monitors? ...
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Can ffmpeg encode video from frames of different sizes?

I have a toolchain that produces frames that are usually 1920x1080, but occasionally 1919x1080 or 1920x1079. (Yes, this is a bug. Please read on.) When ffmpeg encodes a video from it, with a ...
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Stream video from one windows computer to another

I'm looking for a simple method to stream video from one Win7 computer on my home network to another Win7 computer. Given the following constraints: The video being streamed can be any of the ...
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Change default audio track in .avi without remuxing

I have some .avi files that have multiple audio tracks and the default audio track is in a foreign language. I'm not seeking to remove the other track, but merely change some default flag within it so ...
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Video playback shows fault lines where it looks like parts of two frames are being spliced together (edit: called “tearing”)

I'm using Gentoo Linux with 3.8.13 x86 kernel at home and 3.10.4 x86_64 kernel at work. When I'm watching 720p or 1080p HD .mkv containing a H264 MPEG-4 video in full screen mode (VLC, mplayer) I'm ...
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Freeware Video Editor [closed]

I am looking for a video editor that can add images to videos. I was hoping it could make white clear in images that I add to the video, like in paint. I am using Windows 8. I'm hoping for freeware ...
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YouTube force video to play in HTML5 mode

I am a Lubuntu user and find Flash to be extremely laggy on it. I signed up for the YouTube HTML5 beta and, after a while was able to watch videos using the HTML5 player. However, recently videos ...
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RAID, SSD or alternative software for playing back raw 1080p60 video?

I am a researcher working on video compression. As part of my work I need to play back raw (i.e. not compressed) video at the correct frame rate for participants to view as part of a compression ...
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Take data of a sound wave and use as representation in the distortion of images, video, or 3d?

I've become very fascinated with the idea of digital destruction through a physical medium. There was PBS video on youtube How Does Glitchy Art Show Us Broken Is Beautiful? Example Pieces: Cultural ...
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How to create a composition of movies?

Suppose I have got two videos (AVI format if that matters), say movie1.avi and movie2.avi. movie1.avi has a framerate of 10fps. movie2.avi also has a framerate of 10fps, but has been speed up ...
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Blank video when converting uncompressed AVI files with ffmpeg [duplicate]

I'm having a problem converting Uncompressed AVI files with ffmpeg. I can convert a .mp4 video without issue, but when I attempt to run the same command on an uncompressed .avi everything looks fine, ...
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How to play a folders worth of music/video in VLC

In vlc I can use vlc -LZ <file 1> <file 2> <file 3> for example to play various files on repeat and shuffled. Is it possible to specify a whole directory and play all the music ...
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YouTube video stops/skips at advertisement

I'm recently experiencing that all of my YouTube videos stops downloading (and playing) whenever the Ad should come (it stops every time I get to the "yellow" sign). If it's in a playlist, right after ...
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MP4Box and concatenating files with different aspect ratio

I have a large directory of small video clips taken with a cell phone. I've been able to use mp4box to concatenate them into a single file nicely EXCEPT if they are different aspect ratio. In this ...
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.MOV file has audio synchronization errors in any editor but plays fine in VLC

I have a .mov file with H.264 1080p video and raw 16-bit PCM audio that I need to edit (remove a portion of). The original file plays fine in Gnome's movie player and VLC but as soon as I open the ...
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Is there a way to download videos from Channel 9?

I am trying to download this video: http://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Going+Deep/Expert-to-Expert-Contract-Oriented-Programming-and-Spec But the WMV link doesn't work if you click "Save As". ...
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How do I save the buffered flash video (on Linux)?

There used to be a method for extracting buffered flash video in any browsers (like firefox, chrome, etc.), which makes use of the command ps and spies the fd that is pointing to an in-memory ...
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Recording game footage with ffmpeg - issues

I'm trying to create a script to record windowed games with ffmpeg. This is what I have so far: #!/bin/sh INFO=$(xwininfo -frame) WIN_GEO=$(echo $INFO | grep -oEe 'geometry [0-9]+x[0-9]+' | grep ...
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How can I find the latest video on a Vimeo channel with JSON?

I'm trying to embed in my page the latest video submitted to my Vimeo channel. I found the following documentation which helps http://developer.vimeo.com/apis/oembed, but I'm still unsure how to ...
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Audio starts late in video streaming

I just got a new computer (specs below), and noticed the audio has a few seconds delay to begin after the video starts. After that, the audio and video are in sync. The same happens when a video is ...
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Get Delay of Each Frame In A GIF

I'd like to get the delay of each frame in a GIF. I plan to turn it into an MP4 file. How do I convert an animated GIF to a YouTube friendly video format? In the second answer, it explains how with ...
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Video crashes whenever I play a video in youtube

Whenever I play a video in Youtube, the clip plays for several seconds until unexpectedly crashing with an error "An error has occurred. Please try again later". This only happens when playing videos ...
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Using ffmpeg to make a movie from png files

I have 277 800x600 png files with filenames with the format island_sizes-CSH(II)-###.png where ### is a number starting with 084 and ending at 360. I'm doing ffmpeg -i island_sizes-CSH\(II\)-*.png ...
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Save video clip in my computer [closed]

I would like to save the videoclip from Internet, for instance from youtube etc., and wanna save it in my computer with high quality. How should I do it in order to save these internet video clip in ...
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542 views

Sound not working after a few minutes

I've been having this error recently and I thought it was due to Skype since when I had Skype open I couldn't hear sound. After the call I had to reboot to get sound. Then I was just watching a ...
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Broadcast screen on LAN (wifi) to many clients

I would like to know if the following is possible, and how to go about it if it is: I want to lecture using my laptop in front of 100 students, each with their own laptop. I want my screen, or part ...
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How can I record a video signal in Linux from the command line?

I have a Linux machine with a Pinnacle video card. I wanna record a video signal from my TV connected to the S-Video input in my Pinnacle card. I could record using VLC GUI, but I wanna cron it, so I ...
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What processing power in a laptop do I need to output 1080p video?

Will the AMD or Intel integrated GPU have enough power to drive blu ray movie without stutter, or do I need to look for laptop with a dedicated graphics card? Does it make any difference if CPU is ...
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Is there a way to globally limit Flash Player frame rate to release CPU resources?

On modern PC, with quad cores you sometimes can't just watch simple video normally. The reason is, that for example ad banner in another browser tab can kill flash efficiency (with is ...
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why graphic card is needed for high quality games

Why we needed high performance graphic cards for playing high quality games? And why we use extra graphic cards for high quality graphics like NVIDIA, ATI intead of using onboard graphics... Please ...
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Is there any command line query that I can use for VLC to automatically load a video at a specified time?

I just want to know a command line script that can you know have parameters that you can just put into the script so that VLC just loads up ans start the video from that point on. Also, if there's a ...
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Get filename and time of VLC's currently playing file

I am starting a project where I need to analyze some video. I want to write my notes in vim and read in an external command so I can quickly anchor my notes to a particular video segment. Say I was ...
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can video adapters output digital video through their VGA output?

Some video adapters have both DVI and VGA outputs. For a two screen configuration I could attach a VGA to DVI adapter to the VGA output, and have both screens attached with a DVI cable. Would the ...
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Analyze corrupt .mpg movie, then repair

I was given a .mpg movie that is on a DVD and errors out in Windows Media Player. This movie is worth about $7000 (if need to re-shot), due to it being taken by a remote camera that was inspecting ...
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FFMPEG image sequence with various durations

Let's say I have an mp3 file of 1 minute length. And I have 20 png images. I want to combine these images and an audio into a video file, but I do not want each image to last 3 seconds on screen, I ...
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Copied FLV file with FFMPEG won't open in any program except VLC

I am trying to add an overlay to a FLV file fetched from YouTube. The input file is 4.4MB and playable by QuickTime so it doesn't appear to have any issues. ffmpeg -i input.flv -vf ...
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Cannot play neither IE10 HTML5 video nor Modern UI apps video

Since today I remarked that I couldn't play neither on-demand/live video in any Modern UI application nor HTML5 video in IE10. Using Wireshark, I see that video URL is never called neither by the ...
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I cannot play a DVD in Fedora 18 despite a ton of research and terminal time.

Help! I have tried everything I can think of. I've done a ton of research and installed a lot of stuff via terminal and I cannot figure out how to get a DVD to play in Fedora 18. I've installed ...
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VLC to put 2 videos together, output video has glitchy playback and seeking

I am trying to put two videos together (one after the other) using VLC. I did manage to get an output video with both original videos concatenated(That was hard enough to figure out!), but the output ...
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2 hdmi's but only 1 output works?

Ok, so my desktop has an AMD FX chip and a GTX 650 graphics card. Also the system runs on windows 8. The problem is that it has 2 hdmi out puts (1 on the mother bourd and 1 on the graphics card) but ...
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FFmpeg filter to rotate image through arbitrary angle

I need to produce timelapse video from a webcam that was mounted at a slightly off-vertical angle, and I need to rotate the image about 3 degrees counter-clockwise. (The webcam is in a virtually ...
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Can I take an HDMI input to my laptop?

I have a device whose video-out is HDMI. My laptop has an HDMI port. My laptop is running Linux. Can I view the device's video-out on my laptop? How?
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Presentation software requires admin rights to install - any way to remove this requirement?

I have some wireless presentation software which I use in a meeting room in order to allow end users to hold presentations here and wirelessly have their laptop screens showing on the TV on the wall. ...
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Tool to fix audio sync for small portion of video file

I am trying to fix an audio sync issue for a video file that is off by a second from the 25th-26th minutes of a 30 minute file. I have looked at a few different tools such as avidemux etc. I see ...
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Changing video resolution with Handbrake - anamorphic and modulus parameter

I would like to convert a video in 16:9 format (1920*1080) to a 4:3 format (640*480) with Handbrake. Can anyone explain me what are anamorphic and modulus parameters? I tried to set modulus to 2 or 16 ...