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How to test videos for artifacts?

I am having some issues with videos where the encoding gets choppy for a stretch: frames jumping back and forth, pixels bleeding from one frame into another. Like in this video right there. I know ...
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combine three videos between specific time using ffmpeg

I have a situation where I want to combine 3 videos The first video (guide.mp4) is the guide and the other 2 are small pieces that need to go inside the "guide". In a graphical manner, I have the ...
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How to move DRM protected WMV files to a new computer?

I've got some media files in WMV format that I purchased several years ago, and the vendor has since gone out of business. The files are on an old desktop PC running Windows XP, and I'd like to move ...
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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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Connect CCTV Camera With BNC Cable To Computer and Make Appear As Webcam

Does anyone know the best way to connect a bnc cable(I think it's called bnc), this, to a computer (windows 7) and make it appear as a webcam so that the Vitamin D CCTV Software will see it and work ...
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FFmpeg Unable to find a suitable output format for … [RPi]

I was trying to set-up ffmpeg on RPi to stream video from webcam. This is my launch script: ffserver -f /etc/ffserver.conf & ffmpeg -v verbose -r 5 -s 640x480 -f video4linux2 -i /dev/video0 ...
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Extracting all the still images from a movie [closed]

I have a large number of paper sheets to scan. Instead of an autofeed or flatbed scanner, I'd like to use my photo camera. After a while, it occurred to me that instead of making a photo for each ...
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How to accurately shift subtitles

I'm trying to hardsub an avi file. I made subtitles for it using a different avi file. There is a small time difference betweeen the two files, so I need to shift the timing of the subtitles a little ...
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What is the best way to keep a VGA cable plugged into a laptop

I am looking for the best way to keep a VGA cable plugged into a laptop for an extended period of time. The laptop doesn't have the female end threads like you may see on a video card. Between the VGA ...
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ffmpeg - video from single image with (multiple) video overlays

i'm using the following ffmpeg command to generate a (15s) video from a single image ffmpeg -loop 1 -i image.png -c:v libx264 -t 15 -pix_fmt yuv420p -vf scale=1280:720 out.mp4 The second command ...
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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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Use external DVD player with computer to play movies

I have a Sony BDP-S5200 Blu Ray player. It works fine with TVs, but I would like to connect it to my computer and watch movies using my computer monitor and speakers. Is that possible? The player has ...
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.flv videos only play audio without image

I downloaded a pack of about 50 .flv videos, most work just fine on any software that plays .flv, but some only play audio without video. I use Ubuntu 10.04 as main OS but also tried on Windows and ...
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How to enable php extention in centOS 6.5 with php 5.5

I have installed ffmpeg extension using this tutorial in Cent OS 6.5 with PHP 5.5. When I check with # ffmpeg command in terminal. it shows me following output ffmpeg version 2.2.1 Copyright (c) ...
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Can't get LG BH16NS40 to play Blu-Ray

I have an LG BH16NS40 internal DVD/Blu-Ray player, but I cannot get it to play Blu-Rays. It came with some "CyberLink" software but I uninstalled it because it was really obnoxious, running all the ...
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youtube video playing without sound when downloaded?

I have been looking for this since a long long time. I have downloaded a few videos from you-tube using IDM(all mp4). When I opened the video in VLC media player,a black screen appeared and started ...
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How to embed YouTube videos in Microsoft Word 2013?

How do I embed a YouTube video into Microsoft Word 2013 in the website editor?
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How to pass stream to Skype?

Is it possible to pass arbitrary video stream to or from Skype? For example, can VLC Player simulate video source or sink? Specifically, I would like to show my daughter some augmented reality ...
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Wifi Band with Rate for 720p @60fps with x264 encoded Streaming

I am trying to stream 720p video @60fps /x264 encoded video from server to client through Wifi channel. My client is an iOS device, and the iOS instrumentation says that, in the network it receives ...
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Gigabyte GA-F2A88XN No onboard video

So I've been struggling with this motherboard for like a 3 straight days, and finally figured out the problem is the on board video out would not allow me to post. Well it was posting, I just couldn't ...
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How do I rotate part of a video?

I have a similar problem as this person. Except that I recorded the first 30 seconds in portrait mode, and then decided the next 4 minutes would look better in landscape mode. So now I have a sideways ...
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Stream all sounds over wireless network to stereo amp (low latency for watching movies)

I've read up alot on this topic, but couldn't find anything really sufficient yet. The goal is to stream all the sound I'm hearing from my Windows machine via my wireless network to my stereo amp. ...
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Enabling on board video (Biostar N61PB-M2S) and GT 610

I'm currently trying to enable the on board video of my mother board and my GT 610 simultaneously so I can add a third monitor to my setup. In my BIOS options there are two modes for the on board ...
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Play video across multiple monitors

I'm trying to set up a system that plays videos across three large HDTVs. I have the monitors all working, however when I try to maximize the video, it only maximizes on a single screen, rather than ...
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What can I upgrade my son's Graphics/Video Card to in order to play more games? [on hold]

Here is my son's current older-model PC info: Operating System- Windows Vista Business Service Pack 2 (build 6002) Hewlett-Packard HP xw8400 Workstation System Serial Number: 2UA8200SW9 Asset Tag: ...
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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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YouTube pages unresponsive on Chrome

For one or two days now, whenever I open a YouTube page on Google Chrome, I have dialog boxes similar to this one : On this screenshot, the active tab is not the YouTube page, but the same bug ...
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Not getting any output from video card or onboard- is my motherboard dead?

Probably a lost cause, but I thought I'd ask before I start replacing hardware. I have a desktop that's been boxed up for a while, and when I set it back up I wasn't getting any video output. I ...
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Working media player for VirtualBox [closed]

I use VirtualBox 4.18 and I'd like to play various video files (various codecs like Xvid and x264, various containers like AVI and MKV). Unfortunately, the following players cannot render Direct3D ...
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HTML5 videos first seconds bad quality on Firefox

I noticed something weird on html5 videos when using firefox, the first few seconds it looks really bad, then it looks normal. If I use the progress bar to restart the video it looks fine from the ...
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Videos from website do not show in Firefox running on Windows XP

This problem shows up using Firefox 33.1.1 on Windows XP (Service Pack 3). NBA Stats allows you to review past games by watching play-by-play video segments. I use this website to cross-check my logs ...
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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 ...
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Are there any Mac OS X apps that convert Flash video (.flv) to h.264?

I’ve got some video from the web in Flash video format (.flv). I want to convert it to h.264. I’ve got Perian installed. QuickTime seems to play the video fine, but when I use any of the options to ...
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How do I get the number of frames in a video on the linux command line?

I have a video file and I want to get the number of video frames that are in it. I can use ffmpeg to get the length of the video and the FPS. However I can't see anything obvious for the total number ...
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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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Split video in TMPGENC

I want to split my video after encoding in Tmpgenc. Actually i want to spit video by time frame. For example it splits video after every 30 minutes while encoding.
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Playing VLC while gaming

I've discovered that, for certain games (such as Assassin's Creed IV), in order to play video in VLC and game at the same time on a separate monitor you have to change the video mode of VLC. I ...
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How do I view an AVI file that requires GTCC codec?

I have pretty much tried every type of decoder package out there (K-lite, CCCP, Satsuki, etc.) but no luck. I used an old webcam back in the early 2000s when recording. Really need to know what this ...
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Multiple Monitors on One Screen

Does anyone know of any software/hardware configuration that will allow you to preview/view the contents multiple monitors on one monitor? Let's pretend: I have two monitors hooked up to one pc, ...
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Is there software for improving the intelligibility of speech under fast playback?

There are several option for playing back audio and video, such as a podcast or lectures, at a high rate of speed without distorting the pitch. However, I find even with the correct pitch that ...
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How to convert a video file to XVID format? [duplicate]

I need to convert existing MP4 files to the XVID format with the .AVI extension. Specifically to something like this: I've tried Camtasia, Handbrake and VLC, but they don't seem to support this ...
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FFmpeg - Cut video into segments, transcode them individually, then concatenate & output to .ts

This is a follow-up question to audio error when concatenating clips using ffmpeg What I'd like to achieve is the following: Cut an input video into chunks Transcode each chunk (video and audio) ...
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How can I rotate MOV and mp4 files in Windows Live Photo Gallery?

I am using Windows Live Photo Gallery on Windows 7 to manage my photos and video clips from camera/phone. If I import photos/videos from camera, it is smart enough to rotate as necessary, but I have ...
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What is the best way to reencode a video with Xvid?

What is the best way to reencode a video with Xvid? I used FFmpeg in the past (I havent tried using FFmpeg with Xvid however - does FFmpeg keep up with Xvid releases?). With FFmpeg I either need to ...
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VLC Crash when playing MKV files in Windows 7

I'm not sure if the mkv file is corrupted, but when it is opened with VLC player, VLC loads up and displays nothing. Can't even close VLC after that. And also, VLC is running with 50% of the CPU. I ...
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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 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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How can cut the time it takes to tag videos using Windows Explorer?

When I try to tag a video using windows explorer it takes roughly 10-20 seconds for it to complete. If I try to tag multiple videos using the same tag it takes even longer? How can I cut this time ...
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My Youtube video is cut

I just uploaded a video on this link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EXNgbNSveo Take a look at the first part of the video and then skip to near the end - you'll see that Youtube cut the left guy ...