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How to Force Aero Peek to Stay Up

Let's say I have a video running in an application. If I hover my mouse over the taskbar, it shows a little popup windows that diplays the video (aero peek). Sometimes I'm running a maximized ...
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Repairing corrupt MP4

I took a video from my Android phone (Sony Xperia P, if you need to know), and before I could stop recording it, the phone memory got full and the phone got hanged too. I rebooted the phone, the video ...
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Intranet video-streaming

What's a good option for home-video-streaming? For example, somebody may use a laptop webcam to stream their baby's crib allowing them to monitor it from the main home PC. In this case, I wouldn't ...
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What is the easiest way to convert MPEG video to FLV format?

I have MPEG video (.mpg) that I would like to convert to FLV format for use in Flash players. What is the easiest (idiot-proof) way to do this on a Windows machine?
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Join Audio and Image -> Output as Video using FFmpeg

I have 1 image (jpg) and 1 audio file (MP3) and I would like to output this as a video file (say AVI for example). Does anyone know how to use FFMPEG to join the two? I'd like to show the image for ...
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Extracting “one of every 10 frames” in a video using VLC or FFmpeg

I am trying to extract "exactly 1 frame of every 10" frames of a video (i.e. extract 1 , leave 9 then repeat) for scientific purposes. The video is 105 frames, 3.5 seconds, 29.97fps (h.264, .mov, ...
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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 can I convert MP4 video files to DVD? [closed]

I've got some MP4 video files that I'd like to put onto DVD. What is the best software (preferably free) for accomplishing such a task?
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How do I embed video in PowerPoint with relative paths?

I'm using PowerPoint 2003. Does anyone know how to embed a video in a PowerPoint presentation in such a way that it can be moved to another computer? Possible solutions I'm considering: Actually ...
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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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How can I play an online video in full screen AND type in a text editor at the same time?

I watch instructional videos that play in Silverlight such as the ones at http://windowsclient.net/learn. I watch them in full screen on my left monitor. While the video is playing, I want to be ...
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which codec inside mkv file?

I built an HTPC built on a Zotac ion mobo, and i put a 1core conroe chip in it. the 9300 video chip onboard is supposed to accelerate video decoding, but it doesnt seem to be working all the time. ...
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How can I change a video container without re-encoding or compressing the file?

When I ripped my Kill Bill DVD I used handbrake and put it into a single avi. I realize that I didn't get the subtitles, so what I want to do is convert the AVI to MKV and put the subtitles in the ...
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Which free video editing tool can I use in windows to slice an mp4 file? [closed]

I would like to cut a portion of a podcast which is a mp4 file and upload to youtube. Which is the easiest way to do it?
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Strange display issue with VLC

I just installed a server and I ran some sample video testing, but for some reason I can't understand the video is showing characters and numbers instead of pixels. Here is an image of how I see it: ...
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Tool to view video/audio file information [closed]

What is the best tool to obtain the media/codec details of any video/audio file? I use Windows, but feel free to suggest for your favorite OS too.
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How do you convert FLV file format to a format that Picasa recognizes (e.g. AVI, MPEG, WMV)?

I use one of the Firefox plugins for embedded video to download content from Youtube and other sites. The program downloads these videos in FLV format, and I have VLC Media Player to play them, which ...
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When playing DVDs with VLC media player, both video and audio pause several times per second

When using the VLC media player to play DVDs both video and audio pause several times per second. This makes VLC unusable for playing DVDs. Windows Media Player works without any problems. Is ...
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Can you reccomend a screen capture application with audio? [closed]

I will soon be attending a web course. Is there any application that can record the video and audio being outputted to my screen? My goal is to record the class so I can watch it later. Windows ...
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Convert MP4 to OGG (Video)

Does anyone know a way to convert .mp4 video to .ogg video (in Windows)? None of the converters I've seen online seem to do the job.
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How can I create a video clip from segments of an existing AVI file?

I have a .avi file but I only want to play part of it (the first 20 seconds, and the segment between the 120th second and the 150th second). How can I generate a new file with just those parts of the ...
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Why are all flash videos lagging a lot?

Windows XP - SP3 I'm using both Firefox 3.5.2 and Opera 10 and I have this problem with both. Flash videos stutter visually a LOT. During the short millisecond stutters the UI of the browser freezes ...
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Open source chat protocol that handles voice & video?

I'm looking for a chat protocol which: Has easy to use clients which will run on both Windows and Linux. Has a server which I can run myself on Linux (preferably easy to set up). Supports duplexed ...
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Use later frame for video thumbnail in Windows 7

I've got a collection of videos and most of the thumbnails generated are useless as they are of a frame very early on, in most cases the title sequence. Is there any registry setting or something to ...
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How can I play a FLV file in Windows Media Player?

I'd like to play Flash video or "FLV" files in Windows Media Player. I've done this before using codec packs like K-Lite and CCCP, but I've found they cause too many problems and I'd really like to ...
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Remove Audio stream from XVID files

I have a bunch of Xvid files that each have an audio stream that I do not want. How can I strip the audio track I don't want using the Linux command line? I don't need the whole script (loop), ...
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How to cut unwanted video parts and join the rest ones into one video using FFmpeg?

I have read about cutting and splicing using concat but this is not enough for me. I would like to cut marked video parts and join into single video file without re-encoding. Is it possible to cut ...
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Script for cutting videos based on edit list

I have a bunch of game footage from my soccer team's season and I've assigned each of my teammates one game to watch and write down the time intervals where highlights occur. Now instead of having ...
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Capture specially encoded videos?

I've some videos (avi formatted) that can only be opened by its own software (a game which has special codecs, as far as I understand). I want them to open in any video player. Is there a way to ...
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Can you tell by the network traffic whether a video was watched or downloaded from YouTube?

My question is about popular YouTube downloaders like youtube-dl (a command line program) or VideoDownloadHelper (a Firefox-browser extension). Comparing two cases: Watching a video on YouTube ...
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Video editing software for Mac OS X

What are the best recommendations in video editing software for Mac OS X?
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What kind of video connector is this, if not VGA?

Can anyone identify this connector type? It is nothing I have seen before, and we have one that is converting from this connector to VGA. It needs to be replaced but with no idea what it is exactly.
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ffmpeg - Create a video from image frame with a start and a cout

I create a video from image frame, and it work great. The problem is that I don't want to use all the image in my folder. I have 200 frames in my folder, but I want a video from 1 to 100 How I can ...
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Calibrate two monitors to the same video settings

Background: Just started a new job as a software developer for an amazing company. I have at my workstation two beautiful 22” LCD monitors. It just happens, however, that the laptop port replicators ...
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Chrome youtube doesn't play/Twitch plays with no sound

I have OS X Yosemite, Chrome version 40.0.2214.115 (64-bit) When I open youtube video it loads but I can't play the video. I didn't download any extensions before youtube stopped working correctly (...
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How to check if your ISP does video throttling?

I’ve recently changed my ISP and noticed that I no longer can watch video sites like YouTube in real time; I need to wait for buffering first. On both ISPs, my speed was same 5 megabits per second. I’...
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No suitable decoder module: VLC does not support the audio or video format “undf”.

I'm playing a video in VLC which has dual audio tracks. It runs fine with one track (Language), but when I change to the second audio track, doesn't play the audio and gives the error below: "No ...
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Converting home video tape to digital? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do I need to be able to convert analog video (VHS, or an old camcorder) on a Mac? My mother has some old home movies recorded on video tape that she'd like to convert ...
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FFMPEG create zoompan shaky or jittery

I want to create 5 second mp4 video from 1 image. When I use below code the video is smooth. Default direction is zoom in to top left. ffmpeg -loop 1 -i prop1.jpeg -vf "zoompan=z='min(zoom+0.0015,1....
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Can an integrated HDMI port work both ways?

Say I had a laptop [Correction: notebook, don't want my thighs medium rare], any OS, and it has an HDMI port built into the side. Would it be remotely possible to hack it into an input, provided it ...
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Capturing video of an arbitrary Windows application [closed]

I am looking for a solution that can record video out of an arbitrary Windows application. The main requirement is that the solution should be really easy to use: my foremost planned usage is that I'...
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How to add subtitles in other places

I've seen some videos where there are signs written in another language, and right next to the sign a subtitle has been added to explain what it says. So far I have only been able to add subtitles to ...
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Update file paths to movies in PowerPoint

I have recently had my work laptop upgraded to Windows 7 (from XP). This, of course, led to changes in the paths to "My Documents" (now C:\Users\..., formerly C:\Documents and Settings\...). One ...
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Ripping sound from online video through soundcard?

There are a couple of videos on the Web whose soundtracks I'd like to rip so I can listen to them at the gym, but all of the web apps like KeepVid that I tried failed downloading them. As a work-...
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How do you keep FFMPEG / libx264 from producing a high bitrate at the start of the video?

I have noticed that the Linux version of FFMPEG tends to blow its bit budget like a drunken sailor at the very beginning of a video. Is there a way to prevent this and/or suppress it? I looked thru ...
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How 85% video is still playable?

I am downloading video in torrents, now it is 85% downloaded, I accidentally clicked video, it played very well, but stucks after playing few mins. Why video played well even it is 85%?
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How to sync two looping videos with mplayer and upd?

I am trying to sync two instances of mplayer with -upd-master and -udp-slave, and notice that the slave staggers for about a second when the master begins the loop anew. I am running debian 7.1 with ...
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Extract segments from FLV file?

I'm no expert with editing videos, and I need to rip a few segments from an FLV file, and then upload some of them to YouTube. I don't know if I need to convert FLV to AVI for YouTube to accept them. ...
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blur face on a video file

does anyone know how can i blur a moving face on video file?
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Simplest way to add stills to MP3 audio soundtrack

I have some audio and want to add visuals to it and upload to YouTube. Nothing fancy, just like slides, image_A from 00:00:00 to 00:00:05 then image_B from 00:00:50 to 00:00:30 and so on. I have ...