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Screen turns black for a few secs while watching full screen video

After I have changed my video card to MSI N770 TF 2GD5/OC, nVidia GeForce, GTX770 is started to blink (turn black for a few seconds) while watching full screen video (with MPC-HC). The blackouts ...
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cannot display this video mode optimum resolution 1280x1024 60hz

PC configurations: Quad Core 4GB ram 160 GB Hard disk 256mb 64bit Raedon x1600 series PCI card Dell 1908 FP LCD Windows 7 Ultimate Problem : Whenever I tried to install whether windows 8 or ...
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Download subtitles from TED talks for offline viewing

I'm wondering if it's possible to download subtitles for the TED talks for offline viewing. Related on Stack Overflow Parsing and Converting TED Talks JSON Subtitles.
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I get wrong aspect ratio for images and video converted using ffmpeg

I am trying to convert some old movie files to images (and later to reencode as h.264). The problem is that the resulting images are stretched vertically. Here is the ffmpeg command: ffmpeg -i ...
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Sound plays faster than video on YouTube in Windows XP?

When I go to YouTube and watch some video, usually the sound playing is faster than the video playing, how to solve this? My computer is Windows XP, video card is ati hd4830, cpu is amd 3 core ...
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Export movie in specific dimensions or in the exact same dimension as the source

I use iMovie 9 for simple stuff like combining videos made with my photo camera and phone. Now and then I get movies that are not in standard dimensions. I want to import and export them in the same ...
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I can copy a file from my NAS but not watch it

I have a cheap embedded linux NAS (a Seagate Central.) The device is certainly underpowered, but it's not entirely useless. One thing that bugs me is that I can reliably copy a 300MB AVI file to my ...
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VMware ESXi: Create a video of virtual machine

VMware Workstation makes it easy to record videos of virtual machines. However, my setup is using ESXi - I access the console through vSphere. I would like to record a video of the virtual machine, ...
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Merge two audio and one video when reeconding

I know it seems this is answered, but I can't merge two audio files and one video. My command is: ffmpeg -i file.mp4 -i file.aac -i file.mp3 -itsoffset 4 -i file_1.mov -itsoffset 10 -i file_2.mov ...
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Video and audio in all applications unable to play past first frame/second

Update: This same issue has appeared on another completely different system. It must be software related, something similar between the software on both machines must be causing the issue. The new ...
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Using ffmpeg to cut up video

I am using ffmpeg to cut out a section of a large file like this: ffmpeg -i input.wmv -ss 60 -t 60 -acodec copy -vcodec copy output.wmv The -ss part works fine but the -t is ignored. It correctly ...
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Video Converter to H.264 with Nvidia Card using GPU acceleration (WMV to MP4)

I'm currently using an Nvidia 660 GTX trying to convert WMV files to .MP4 (h.264) using 2 pieces of software Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate (latest version) Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate ...
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How do I remove one audio stream from an AVI file?

I have several AVI files that have dual audio in Russian/English. The default audio is Russian, and I want to change the default language or remove the Russian language from these AVI files. How ...
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Video chat software for Ubuntu

Is there any video/audio chat program available for Ubuntu 9.4 apart from Skype ?
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IP camera's multicast/RTSP conflicting with wireless devices?

Here at our business we have a Netgear R7000 running DD-WRT. I have been slowly adding IP cameras which I run using Blue Iris software. The last camera I bought (which is NOT a wireless camera), when ...
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Audio / video conferencing and joining of calls?

I am needing to join two office locations such that they are essentially always connected by a high quality audio and perhaps video link. The purpose of this is to allow two personal offices to ...
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How do I convert m2ts video files?

I've imported videos from my Panasonic SD10 camera using the HD Writer software provided with the camera. Each video has three files with the following extensions: cont, iis & m2ts. The mt2s ...
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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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How can I automatically lower Spotify playback volume when my Video Editing program makes a sound?

I'd like to listen to Spotify while I am video editing. This is just casual listening - nothing to do with the editing work. How can I automatically fade out the volume of Spotify when my video ...
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Windows 7 Free Screen Capture with Audio From Speakers [closed]

I've done some searching and tinkering, and have been impressed with the difficulty of doing something that I think should be standard, built in functionality to an OS. I'm looking for a general ...
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Read DTH recorded video in laptop

I was confused where to ask this question, hence if not relevant please ignore I live in INDIA and use dth recorder for TV. I can record video from set top box in pen drive but pen drive is not ...
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Black screen issue playing videos in youtube on Google Chrome

when i play a video in youtube there is a black screen, see - http://prntscr.com/2wzrmn, altough i can use the interactions and hear the audio, i can't see the video. There is enough space in my C ...
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How to convert audio to video with VLC?

I'm familiar with the use of VLC to transcode videos, or to extract audio from video. What I'd like to do is the reverse of that. I have a very long MP3 and would like to generate a simple video ...
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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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.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 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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ffmpeg convert swf to mp4 error

my command: ffmpeg -i /Users/xxx/Downloads/demo.swf -y /Users/xxx/Downloads/demo.mp4 demo.swf has many frames and 9 photos, but ffmpeg convert result is only 9 frames: "frame=9 fps=0.0 q=-1.0 ...
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Is there an equalizer for windows that works regardles of audio/video player

I'm tired of having to tweak the audio on every media application I have installed. Is there an app that will sit between any media application and my sound-card so that I can set audio levels and ...
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Why does windows media player stop at random?

I have two PC's here at our shop that I play media on (local not streaming) 24/7 via windows media player. The one is a windows 8 in our break-room that I have a playlist of 394 short avi videos that ...
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Source HQ/SQ/LQ videos from Facebook Graph API

Is there a way to retrieve the multiple video sources that are available through Facebook's Graph API? The typical output returns a source: "source": ...
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How to start watermark video when it appears?

This is my scenario: I want to add a watermark video in other video, but I want that the watermark starts when it appears. Actually I'm able to display a watermark video and playing it from the ...
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How to configure VLC auto-resizing for low-resolution files

I play a mix of 320p/480p/720p content via VLC, and each time I open one of the smaller resolutions for playing, VLC makes the window small - can I configure it such that if the content is less than ...
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Is there a good, free way to fix broken/corrupt .wmv files?

I've recovered some files from an hdd that weren't supposed to be deleted in the first place, but they have seeking problems/crash the players. Since they have the right size, I'm thinking it might be ...
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What is an easy, reliable way to determine the type of container a video file uses on Windows?

There are a lot of different video file containers floating around (AVI, WMV, MKV, OGM, etc.), and I've found you can't always trust the file extension. Too often, some confused individual changed it ...
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How to split an MPEG-2 video stream accurately?

I got a NTSC DVD iso image, and the video stream was encoded to H.262/MPEG-2 format,but there are two chapters located in three seperated .vob files, the film in the first chapter has been processed ...
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Video grabbing card

I have a device (basically monitor+some kind of stripped computer as a blackbox) that is able to produce video output via S-VIDEO and Video Out (like this one: ...
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How do I download Vimeo's video?

I need to download Vimeo's video but I just can't find where to download them?
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Cam being used by another application

My laptop doesn't work with any camera. I get an error: "Camera being used by another application"". I don't known which program is using it. I tried using software like "SplitCam" or "ManyCam". ...
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Tool like Media File Segmenter for Linux

I'm looking for a tool for Linux which can segment a video file into multiple small .ts files. I know one for Mac OS X called Media File Segmenter which is a simple command line tool - I'm looking ...
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Creating video from set of images on windows with java language

I am stuck making a video from set of images using ffmpeg on Windows. For a single image it is converting into mp4 but for a set of images it failed, I have converted single % to double % with double ...
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Can ImageMagick make thumbnails from video?

I'm trying to extract thumbnails from video via ImageMagick. I found some samples from their official site, but it makes GIF, not PNG. I want a solid thumbnail though. Can it create the same output ...
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Is it possible to address three monitors with different refresh rates on AMD EyeFinity?

I currently have two 60Hz LCD's and a EyeFinity video card that supports 3-6 monitors. If I purchase a third monitor that supports 144Hz, will I be able to use the its maximum refresh rate while using ...
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Which is better between a .flv and a .mp4 video files with same encoding?

There is a server from which I can download videos, and I can choose if I want .flv or .mp4. The encoding is the same: -> FLV Flash Video 1 video stream: 640*360 (16:9), at 25,000 fps, AVC ...
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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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If I enlarge a streaming web video, it looks pixellated. When I fullscreen, it looks smooth. How can I force this smoothing filter always?

I want the same smoothing filter to be applied even when I don't fullscreen, at any scale. Windows 7 64bit, nvidia geforce 9500 GT. Firefox browser.
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What exactly does windows 7 themes service do

I was having issues with video playback of large (nearly 4k) videos. Part of the video was tearing, I knew the hardware was capable of playing the video ok, but in several applications the video would ...
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How can I merge two mp4 files without losing quality?

I have two high-quality mp4 files, which are of two parts of the same show. I want to merge them together into 1 file, and I usually use VirtualDub to merge my files... But it doesn't seem to support ...
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Merging audio and video files of different length using mp4box

I have to merge video and audio file together. Currently I am using this command mp4box -flat -add <video> -add <audio> <outputfile>.mp4 But the problem is, if the video is of say ...
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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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Issue in converting the video

I'm trying to convert a video of configuration 1080p-Resolution; 18Mps-video bitrate; 30fps to 1080p; 18Mps; 60fps using ffmpeg on windows platform. I use the command: ffmpeg -i input.avi -r 60 ...