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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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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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Tool allowing to resume and bookmark specific location of video/playlist

I am going insane trying to watch a course of videos on a bunch of different folders. I aggregated all the folders into one huge playlist (in different Windows players) but each time i resume ...
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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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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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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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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 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 generated m3u8 segmented videos long delay before playback starts

I am using ffmpeg to generate a segmented list of files in order to stream them to an iOS app. The list of files is generated fine but when it comes time to play them, the video needs to be downloaded ...
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PowerPoint Linked Video's Path

There is two way to insert a big file into powerpoint. Embedding and linking. I have linked some videos in one of slides. I need to move my powerpoint into another PC, but it looks linking objects ...
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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 ...
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How to soft code non-english subtitles for movies to be playable on Sony smart TVs

I'm looking for a way to soft code non-English subtitles (common formats .srt etc) into movies and they be playable in a Smart TV like Sony Bravia. i tried to use mkvmerge GUI (mmg) and it did it very ...
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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 make MPC-HC to cache more aggressively

The buffer for streamed video in MPC-HC is too small and can't be expanded in user preferences.
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Is there an easy way on mac to rotate a video 180 degrees? [duplicate]

Unfortunately some important videos got recorded upside-down. I would like the program to rotate the video 180 so it is right-side-up.
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ffmpeg get video resolution

I am trying to get resolution of the video with the following command: ffmpeg -i filename.mp4 Thereafter I get a long output, but I need just width and height for my bash script, How should fine ...
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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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Map overlay audio with FFMpeg?

Me and my friend each took a video of us playing online with each other, and now I want to make a single video comparing them side by side. I’ve done this before, but I’ve never needed to deal with ...
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VLC and MPC-HC struggle to play m2ts with srt subtitle. Any other ways to use m2ts with srt?

So, I've got a m2ts file with the following parameters: Format : BDAV at 34.2 Mbps Length : 12.0 GiB for 50mn 8s 10ms Video #0 : AVC Aspect : 1920 x 1080 ...
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Extract frames from HTTP streamed video without downloading entire file

I want to extract a frame from a specific location in a video file. The file is located on a remote server and I don't want to download the entire thing. How can I extract a frame from an http stream ...
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How can I save the currently playing video in VLC Media player?

I would like to save the current playing video in VLC to disk. I DO NOT want to open a video from disk to convert/save, there is no video on disk. So the convert/save function does not seem to be ...
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Piping output from ffmpeg/avconv over ssh to a file

I like to pipe the output from ffmpeg/avconv over ssh to a file. I would like to do something like this. ssh USER_NAME@SERVER_IP "avconv -i ...
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Change BIOS Settings Without Video Card

My video card broke now a while ago and I have been using my computer by connecting to it via the network. Now I need to change the BIOS settings on it. Can I do that without a working video card? I ...
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Digital edit and back to DVD pixelation

I had my old VHS videos transferred to CD and now I would like to edit them. Using Handbreak to create a m4v file that I can edit. The problem I am having after editing and creating a DVD to play on ...
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Sony Vegas Pro 12 - After rending problems - It leaves black spaces in the video

The thing is that the whole video's format is "lying down". Which means that the width is longer than the height. So far so good! But then I want to add some videos that I filmed with my phone. And ...
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How to name the output frames based on their presentation timestamp?

I am using ffmpeg to extract frames from videos. Using the generic command ffmpeg -i input.avi out%d.png I am getting all the frames but I want the names of the frames to indicate their ...
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FFMpeg video creation from png not all images used

I am trying to turn png files into a video using ffmpeg. I am getting videos but the ordering is all wrong. My directory looks like this: *otherstuff..not pngs* file_01.png file_02.png ... ...
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How can I analyze a video streaming over HDMI? [closed]

I want to detect a marker in a video which is streaming over HDMI. A marker is just a combination of 3 characters like "abc" through which I want to decide whether to stream the video or not. I have ...
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Video capture , streaming & archiving with TENVIS camera JPT3815W

I want to publish an ASF live video stream over the internet and also copy the backup to disk (without sound to spare disk space) I'm running debian 7.7 wheezy / ffmpeg 2.2 and ffserver 1.2.9. The IP ...
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batch replace of video track with x264 (or ffmpeg, or avconv)

I have a bunch of .mkv files with diverse content, so I don't know about their audio, subtitle, chapter and attachment contents. Common denominator: They all have one video track. I want to batch ...
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Video content from YouTube, DVD, etc… shows higher brightness/contrast in full screen. Why?

When I go full screen when viewing video content (YouTube , DVD, etc) the brightness/contrast seems to go much higher than they were when not in full screen mode. I am running Windows 7 which is on ...
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Mux video with synthesized audio without rendering

I'm trying to find a way to mux together an existing video file that has no audio track, an AVI, with a synthesized voice without having the rendering the video or audio in real time. I know I can ...
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ffmpeg - h264 - multiple resolutions without scaling

I have an MP4 which contains an H264/AVC stream, which contains multiple resolutions. Below is the output of mediainfo on this file: General Complete name : known.mp4 ...
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Fullscreen Flash video only shows 1/4 of video

When I maximize some Flash (version 15.0.0.xxx) videos to fullscreen, only the top left quarter of the screen is showing video, the rest is completely black. I've tried this on OSX 10.9 and 10.10, ...
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Powerpoint: Autoplay doesn't work with two embedded videos?

I'm working with Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010. When I embed two videos in a single PowerPoint slide (using the side by side layout) and set them both to autoplay (Playback > Start > ...
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TV connected via HDMI for audio only?

Samsung TV has better speakers than my laptop. I want to have audio going through the TV without extra load on my video card. Is such a thing possible?
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Blender give black video after using ffmpeg -codec copy to trim it

I'm working on a project in Blender 2.69. I added all of the video files up front. I later decided I wanted to manipulate a video file in another program and re-add it. When I re-added it, Blender ...
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What font does Notepad++ use to display windows arabic in windows-1256 characters?

I’m trying to display closed captioning on the movie "The Terminal" with Tom Hanks. I went to a website that has subtitles for the movie in .srt format and downloaded them. I added them to VLC media ...
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ffmpeg time lapse “overwrite” error - may be a globbing/shell issue?

I'm having some trouble with what I think should be a simple FFMPEG script. I'm just trying to take all the jpg files in a given directory and fill them into a time lapse video. I'm comfortable with ...
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Selecting audio track in Play To feature

I just tried to play an MKV film on my smart TV using the Play To feature of Windows 8.1. After patiently waiting a few minutes of hard disk drilling, playback started via Powerline connection. ...
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Trying to retrieve deleted Facebook videos from the cache

I viewed two videos on Facebook. Seconds before I could download them, the user deleted them. I've been trying desperately ever since to find them on my hard drive. I viewed them on Firefox. I ...
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ffmpeg resize video but maintain audio quality

ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf scale=640x360,setdar=16:9 -c:v libx264 -preset veryslow -profile:v main -crf 18 -b:a 189k output.mp4 My input video file: res: 720p and audio bitrate: 189kbps. I heard ...
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DailMotion App wouldn't load Videos while DailyMotion Website works fine

I am facing a strange issue lately, When I am connected to my home Wi-Fi Network, I cannot be able to load DailyMotion videos through Android App, I have tried over dozen different phones including , ...
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AVCONV, FFMPEG: overlayed video length [duplicate]

I am trying to overlay multiple videos like a split screen, ffmpeg -i 1.webm -s 640x480 -vf "[in] scale=640/2:480, pad=2.01*iw:ih [VidO0];movie=1.webm, scale=640/2:480 [video1];[VidO0][video1] ...
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ffmpeg / avconv to ensure compatibilty with Windows DirectShow

I have a video file: Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from ron_1080p.mp4': Metadata: major_brand : isom minor_version : 512 compatible_brands: isomiso2avc1mp41 encoder ...
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How to make an MPEG2 video file with the highest quality possible using FFMPEG?

I have got a WMV (v9 (WMV3), 960x720, 30.000030 fps, planar 4:2:0 YUV, produced by PowerPoint 2010) file and need to convert it to MPEG2 - the only format my TVset can read from an USB flash drive (I ...
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Merging 2 videos with overlay causes async problems

I'm using following ffmpeg command to merge 2 MKV inputs with the overlay parameter. The result should be one output with input1 on top of input2. In the process, the output should be webm. Both ...
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Encoded mp4 video won't play in Firefox v33

When this video is encoded with the following ffmpeg command, it cannot be played in Firefox v33 (a blank screen appears). But when I play it in the native VLC player, it works. So here the long ...
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GIFV: How do I create high quality animated GIFs?

I am planning to create high quality animated gif(v)s from my dslr video files. How do I do this? I am running a mac. EDIT: http://imgur.com/blog/2014/10/09/introducing-gifv/
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Random glitch while playing YouTube video

I often find myself getting this kind of random glitch while playing YouTube videos. It's either happen in the middle of a video (like the example above) or in the few first second of a video. When ...