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Change VLC recording format

I'm using VLC 2.0.2 to stream videos from YouTube and I'm hitting the "Record" button at times so I can store the more interesting parts of the stream on my PC. I was using this just yesterday and it ...
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Windows 7 losing one of my displays after restart

I have an Intel DZ68BC motherboard with Intel HD graphics card using two monitors (on DVI and on HDMI » VGA). My friend asked me to test if his NVIDIA graphics card works well on my computer (at his ...
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Is there a working method for recreating a quicktime video resource fork?

A few years ago, I backed up a directory of family movies in quicktime format to my NAS. Unfortunately, only the data files went, and NOT the resource forks. Months later when I went to import those ...
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Is there any way to force Safari to use a different UserAgent on a per site basis?

Background: I use Safari 5.1.3 on Lion 10.7.3 on my 13" MacBook Air. I don't have Flash installed and have no intention of installing it. I frequently visit the BBC News site, which has a lot of video ...
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Convert interleaved video into separate left/right videos

I'm trying to make two files from video recorded on 3d camera and can't find how can I separate one video onto two. ffprobe video.m2ts gives me Input #0, mpegts, from 'video.m2ts': Duration: ...
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DVI portion of video card stopped working after re-installing XP

After a clean install of XP, the DVI side of my video card only works with a DVI to VGA adapter (VGA cable now has to be used on this monitor in question). This monitor Worked fine before with a DVI ...
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Playlist file format for video segments

Is there a playlist file format listing segments of files instead of entire files? For example it would start playing a file jumping straight to 3'12", play it untill 5'42" and switch to the next ...
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Audio Video mixing out of sync with ffmpeg

I am trying to mix a wav file and video file using ffmpeg to get a mpg file. The files are getting mixed but the issue is that the audio runs ahead of video. Please suggest a way to get them in sync. ...
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How to add dynamyc annotations to videos?

I would like to add some dynamic annotations to a video, like that: a label that follows an object moving a circle that involves and follows an object moving, growing or shirinking when it get ...
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mplayer over 2 screens

I recently found an mplayer command line example that plays a video over 2 screens (nvidia twinview) but I lost it somehow. So does anyone know how to play a video with mplayer and have it stretch ...
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Skype - larger video screen?

I was wondering when using skype, is there a way when you are video chatting with someone to make your video screen larger? The person I'm talking to has a much larger screen.
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Is it possible to get Skype to show video side-by-side instead of picture-in-picture?

I want to do some live broadcasting of video calls and I'd like to have the two video boxes from a Skype call be side by side instead of picture in picture. Is this possible on either Mac or PC?
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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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Repairing a 3GP file

I was recording a video with my Droid when it froze. The resulting 3gp file was corrupted. I tried playing it in mplayer and VLC. My naive first attempt at repairing it was to try and rebuild a header ...
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Downloading Deeply Embedded Flash Videos?

I have been trying to get a couple of videos from 9now.com.au (previously 9jumpin.com.au). Unfortunately standard video downloaders don't have much success on ninemsn pages (thats what 9now.com.au is ...
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FPS drops when playing video in background

I am trying to understand why I experience FPS drops in demanding games when a video is playing in background and how to fix it. My particular setup (see the specs at the bottom): two monitors in ...
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VLC media player select audio track for conversion

When using VLC media player to convert a video with multiple audio tracks into another format (that may support only one audio track) using only one audio track, how do I select the audio track that ...
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Can I check online a local storage video file

I have downloaded a video file which when opened plays only sound and the screen stays black. I'm wondering if it's corrupt or the reason is in my software - codecs, etc. Is there a way to see if ...
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Xorg: no signal on external display

I'm having a problem accessing an external screen through the VGA connector on a ThinkPad T60 laptop. Xorg seems to detect the screen, because after connecting the screen to the VGA connector, I'm ...
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What ffmpeg settings to get the best possible video resolution/framerate that my webcam is capable of?

I want to record the best possible video file (in terms of resolution/framerate/colors) from my webcam. Right now I am using this command: ffmpeg -f v4l2 -framerate 25 -video_size 640x480 -i ...
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How to download skype video message from the cloud?

I need to forward a video message from a contact to another contact. Skype (v. 7.14.85.106) gives me this link which opens in a browser window. After examining the streams through Chrome's network ...
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Change video metadata

I have downloaded some videos that contain title metadata, which contains rubbish text. This unfortunately causes vlc to display the title metadata when the video is played, instead of the file name. ...
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Motion RTSP streaming from Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to get streaming from raspberry pi camera to my motion server. Raspberry pi (10.10.84.2) has VLC for RTSP and is run like this: raspivid -o - -t 0 |cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout ...
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ffmpeg version 2.8.4 “zoompan” error, didn't occur in 2.6

After upgrading to the latest version of ffmpeg version 2.8.4, I now get an error with the "zoompan" complex filter. This ran fine on an earlier version (2.6). If I remove that particular command the ...
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Generating a thumbnail reel from a video with image magik and/or ffmpeg

I read a post detailing how you can call ffmpeg from image magik. I want to learn how to: Take a series of screenshots from a video, store them in memory (dont' write all images to disk) at the end ...
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Use avconv and image magick to convert video into reduced size gif

I'm using this answer to convert a video capture of a small section of my screen to a gif for a tutorial on a webapp. The problem is that the gif conversion increases the file size. avconv -i ...
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Concat (filter_complex) does not work for me, but Demux and Protocol do

Four parts were cut from a much larger .ts video file using vlc. The `cuts' were made using start-time, stop-time which possibly resulted in video boundaries which were not well-defined. I could not ...
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How do I trim a video using Handbrake?

I can't seem to figure out the solution to a very simple problem. I want to trim a video in Handbrake and keep the video as is (resolution, encoding, etc), just chop off the first few seconds, but I ...
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Videos in Chrome are flickering and behaving weird

Since two weeks videos and web pages in Chrome are behaving weird. When my mouse comes near the player it starts flickering. When the video is fullscreen it also flickers. The flicker occurs in ...
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Complex editing with ffmpeg - Adobe Premiere replacement

I do a lot of video editing in Adobe Premiere and a certain branch of the work is very repetitive, so I was thinking maybe I could make a script to automate the process with ffmpeg. After tying ...
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Strange video behaviour

I have a video made by my mobile phone (Huawei Honor - Android 2.3). I haven't problems with them some time ago. Unfortunately, I have now and I don't know why. I'm using Linux Mint 17. When trying ...
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making an video a screensaver on windows 7

So I'd like to make a video a screensaver on Windows 7 and am having some difficulty doing so. So I converted my clip to a WMV and installed Photo Gallery and put the video - and just that video - in ...
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How to shuffle videos with specifics videos in between

I have nearly 1000 video songs and i want to shuffle them and add specific video (Like Ads) in between them. So when i play videos with shuffle, after every 2-3 songs Ad video will be played. Is it ...
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Remove Unwanted Rotation of video when merge audio With Video Using FFMPEG

Actually I want to overwrite Audio Using Recorder Audio file into Recorded Video File.For That I am Using FFMPEG Library Project from this Link Issue: When I capture video in Portrait mode and then ...
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How to change pts for a part of a video file with ffplay?

I can use setpts filter to change pts for an entire video file, But I don't know how to change pts for a part of video file. For example : If the duration is 3 minutes. How to change speed for only ...
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Handbrake: Best IPhone playable Settings for a 2:1 Aspect Ratio Video

Original Video Settings (360 Panoramic video): H264 Bitrate: 15000 kbps FPS: 48 Resolution 3820 x 1910 My current settings in handbrake are: Apple TV3 Preset Width: 1920 Height: none Anamorphic: ...
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Can't get VLC to write new file (trimming, not transcoding)

I’m trying to create a new file using VLC that is trimmed from the original. I do not wish to transcode. I'm using the command: vlc -I dummy "L:\temp\input.mp4" --start-time 71 --stop-time 74 ...
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Downsampling and streaming video over a LAN (WiFi)

I have a Linux file server at home, and I'd like to watch video stored on it on my desktop. A very simple solution comes very close: use any old HTTP server to serve up the files, and view them in ...
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Write DVD video directly to an ISO (rather than disk) using Windows 7 DVD movie software

I am helping some volunteers create videos for funeral homes, and one of the DVD video software tools (FuneralOne) that they use requires a DVD to be burned each time. In many events, we don’t want a ...
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How to set output of VLC media player to decklink-Ultrastudio-SDI output? (VLC-Command-line)

I need to play a video file and send video to decklink output as PAL, But I didn't see anything about Decklink-Blackmagic in the vlc-help.txt. How can I send a video to decklink-Ultrastudio-SDI ...
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avconv / ffmpeg covert images to video skips frames when frame type changes

I have an instance of ffmpeg that captures one fps from our home CCTV cameras. At the end of the day I have an ffmpeg script that takes those images and turns them into a video. This is fine with one ...
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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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Disable one side of the sound

I want to make a video clip with some old videos I downloaded from YouTube. The problem with these old videos is that one side of the earphone makes shrill noises. Is there a way to edit that videos ...
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Corrupt MP4 file: ffmpeg codec, global header, and dvvideo errors. Can it be repaired?

So, I have a number of corrupt MP4 files (some corrupt AVI files, too, but I believe that's a different problem). They seem to have gone corrupt when I had an external hard drive that they were on ...
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FFmpeg's trim command not honoring start value? Video playing from beginning through to trims' end value

I've got a rather weird problem. I can't seem to get ffmpeg's trim command to actually honor the start time and drop the frames before it. For instance, given the command: ffmpeg.exe -i myvid.mp4 ...
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Capturing TS video stream gives Invalid timestamps and Invalid DTS error messages

I'm capturing a video stream using ffmpeg -i "http://streaming_url.com/playlist.m3u8" -acodec copy -vcodec copy -absf aac_adtstoasc "out_put_file.mp4". The m3u8-file links a list of .ts-files. ffmpeg ...
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saving standard-compliant video from Hikvision DS-2CD2032 cameras

I'm trying to save video from Hikvision DS-2CD2032 cameras (aka Swann HD-820CAM aka Lorex MCNB2151) via ffmpeg. It basically works with a command like this: $ ffmpeg -rtsp_transport tcp -i ...
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CPU usage while uploading video

This may be a dumb question, but when I'm uploading video to YouTube (through the site's own upload form, in Firefox, running on Linux), I see more activity in my CPU status monitor and hear the fan ...
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OS X Host - VirtualBox 5.0 running Ubuntu 14.04.02 video/audio playback is too fast

I am running a VirtualBox 5.0 on my OS X host machine with Ubuntu 14.04.02 as the guest. The problem is, the video/audio is playing back too fast when watching Youtube videos or any kind of ...
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IPS LCD Left-side Interlaced Dark Pixels

I purchased three i2367fh IPS panels from AOC a few years ago, one of which had a leaky backlight; But once that was replaced, the new panel began intermittently mudding up the video signal on the ...