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Creating video with audio and still image for YouTube

I'm running the following command: ffmpeg -i audio.mp3 -ar 44100 -f image2 -i logo.jpg -r 15 -b 1800 -s 640x480 foo.mov Which successfully outputs a video with my recorded audio and an image on it. ...
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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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.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 download streaming video with 206 Partial Content via Chrome

How to download a streaming video with HTTP status 206 Partial Content and MIME type video/mp4 via Google Chrome? Can I dig it from my cache? note: It's not YouTube site, don't give me YouTube ...
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How can I combine 30,000 images into a timelapse movie?

I have taken 30,000 still images that I want to combine into a timelapse movie. I have tried QuickTime Pro, TimeLapse 3, and Windows Movie Maker, but with such a huge amount of images, each of the ...
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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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How to cast Skype audio to TV from Nexus 7 via Chromecast?

I just unwrapped and plugged in my new Chromecast dongle. Owning a Samsung Smart TV with DLNA, it covers most of the Chromecast capabilities anyway, but I wanted wireless means to mirror my Nexus 7 ...
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ffmpeg - Normalize Audio With Varying Audio Volume

I have a .MOV file whose sound I would like to normalize. However, when I run the following command I see that the volume varies (mono to stereo and with varying max_volume levels) throughout the ...
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Put loudness of many video files to the same level

I have a bunch of video files, and in some videos the sound is loud, in the others—not. So a user has to change the volume of her player when she watches these videos in the playlist. I want to ...
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How can I normalize the volume of a single video file?

I have a video file that was recorded from TV. During recording, we changed the volume levels in between multiple times. Is it possible to (approximately) normalize the volume of the video track? ...
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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 ...
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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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CPU(Q8400) load quickly rises every time I open/close a webpage or basically anything

My CPU load quickly rises every time I open/close a webpage or basically do anything. It's pretty annoying since it distorts audio and video if I have a movie playing. Please see ...
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Choppy Youtube on Chrome HTML5 videos

When I play Youtube videos on Chrome, the download (progress bar below the video area) is choppy. It downloads 15 seconds of the video and then stops. After the playback reaches that point, it halts ...
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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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convert / share live meeting recordings

This question is much like this other one: How do I process my LiveMeeting recording into an actual video?. The problem that I am having though is that the link provided in the answer no longer works ...
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Why can't I play onion.com videos on OS X Safari?

When I try to play videos on onion.com on Safari, I see a black rectangle with no video. I do however hear the sound. Videos on Chrome play normally.
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Create video with 5 images with fadeIn/out effect in ffmpeg

With 5 images I have to create a video of 60 seconds in ffmpeg, each image has to display for 15 seconds. after 15 seconds, first image has to fade out and 2nd image has to fade in, after that 2nd ...
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What are the differences of watching a 1080p and a 720p version of the same media on a 720p screen?

Say I have a 1280x720 pixels on my screen and the current resolution is set to this 1280x720. What are the differences between the 1080p version and the 720p version of the same media? Is it noticable ...
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How to prevent all audio and video media from starting in Firefox?

I am really sick and tired of needing to keep my PC muted because I navigate to a webpage and get spammed with auto playing audio or video. Steps I have already done: Removed flash Java is not ...
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video encode frame rate change

I have a video in mp4 with frame rate of .33 (i frame for 3 seconds). I want to increase the frame rate to 5 frames/sec. I have tried the below command but it does not do any thing... ffmpeg -i ...
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ffmpeg: How to add two consecutive audio streams to a video file

I have following files: - video.mp4 (120sec, no audio) - audio1.mp3 (70sec) - audio2.mp3 (50sec) I want to combine these files in such a way that audio1.mp3 will start at the begining of a video, ...
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Identifying a graphics card [duplicate]

How do I determine the make and model of a graphics card installed in a Dell Desktop? Belarc Advisor doesn't identify anything, and the model, a Dell Optiplex 780, has 5 different models to choose ...
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What is lighter on resources in chrome FLASH or HTML5 video player?

What is lighter on resources in chrome FLASH or HTML5 video player? I'm asking both in general and specifically about youtube. I tend to have many youtube video windows open, so I'd like to know ...
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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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Recursively convert mkv to mp4 with avconv

I need to create a script that can convert all .mkv files to .mp4 in a starting directory and all sub-directories under it. I've been able to convert files one at a time by using: avconv -i ...
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Problems with subtitles with Windows Media Player and DLNA

Not sure if this is the right place for this, but this is super frustrating. Trying to get subtitles to play on my Samsung LED TV via DLNA (TV and computer on same network). TV sees the files and ...
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Windows Media Player Play to - failed to retrieve media information from media server

So, I'm recently having issues playing any sort of mp4 file to my xbox one. Everytime I try, I just get the message "Failed to retrieve media information from media server". I've tried the common ...
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How to view movies frame by frame or move smoothly through a video sequence (golf swing!)

How do I control display of a movie so I can move it smoothly through a sequence and stop at any point? I have a Go Pro that can take 400 frames/sec and a video cam that takes ? frames/sec, but all I ...
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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. ...
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modify overlay on video previews in the Explorer sidebar

I want to get rid of the stupid overlays that video files are shown with in the Explorer sidebar in Windows (7, but other versions as well). I mean thanks, but 1995 rang and they want their UI design ...
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Windows Movie Maker

I have a software that produces a bunch of images. I need to create a .avi movie from these images. I downloaded the Windows Movie Maker to achieve this. I loaded all the images into the movie maker ...
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Converting problematic 9.99fps video to something standard (ffmpeg?)

I recently got some CCTV video released to me via a FOIA/PA request. I'd like to put up the full version on YouTube, as well as version edited w/ Final Cut Pro. However, Handbrake, Quicktime, Final ...
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Video progress bar will not go away in full screen

At the beginning of the summer I started to have a problem with YouTube where the progress bar would not disappear in full screen. I just refreshed the page and it would go away. Now, if I change any ...
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Scale watermark overlay by video size with ffmpeg

I would like to scale a watermark to 5% of the video width. I need something like that: ffmpeg -i 1.mp4 -i logo.png -filter_complex "[1:v] scale=1_MP4_VIDEO_WIDTH*0.05:-1 [logo1]; [0:v][logo1] ...
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How to open the video file in my vps?

I have purchase a vpn service(serverip is a.b.c.d),when login into my sftp with putty,i downloaded a video file name movie1 in /root , i want to watch the video file(in server ) played in my ...
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Add an audio track to an existing MPEG movie (using MEncoder?)

I have an existing MPG (MPEG-1) video file. The video has no sound. I have an audio track (currently in MP3 format, but I could record it in AC3 or some other required format if that's what it will ...
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How to check whether my ISP is throttling my torrent/streaming speed?

I have exactly the same problem as this one, but unfortunately no helpful answer was provided, and the OP accepted a non-answer! So I guess I should ask again, here. Recently I am having streaming ...
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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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Remote synchronized TV show watching [closed]

My significant other and I want to watch recorded TV shows together. Problem is: we live a few hundred kilometers apart and only see each other on the weekends, which we want to use for seeing mutual ...
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Adding subtitles to video fails with ffmpeg

I am trying to add a subtitle to a video using ffmpeg and a .srt file. Using the command: ffmpeg -i videopath.mp4 -i subtitlefilepath.srt -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -ar 44100 -ac 2 -ab 128k ...
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Is it possible to download entire YouTube playlist using IDM?

I download youtube video using IDM. All I have to do is use Mozilla, install a some idm download plug in and there you go. You can see IDM "DOWNLOAD" label towards the top right corner, or you can ...
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Taskbar shows over video when focus goes to other monitor

So i have a dual monitor set up and I have a full screened flash video on the main monitor. If I remove the focus from that video to something that is on my other monitor the task bar pops up on top ...
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How to hardcode subtitles into a video without converting it?

So I'm searching through the internet and wasn't come up with the answers I need. I need to hardcode a subtitle to a video (.avi) in order for it to played on the DVD player. But I'm looking up ways ...
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How can I boost the volume of my Video

I have a video that I need to pass on to some of my friends but it has very low audio volume. How can I boost the audio volume in this video so that it has a similar level as my other videos? Is ...
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How can I transcode “faster playback speed” videos? [duplicate]

I'd like to transcode a video to have faster playback speed, for use on mobile devices / chromecast. VLC has this capability, but it seems to only work during playback. For example, if I use the ...
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Unable to capture HD via WebCam using Cyberlink PowerDirector 11

Hardware I am using: Alienware 17, with USB connected Logitech C920, OS: Windows 10 Preview. Problem I am having with Cyberlink PowerDirector is when I am trying to Capture video, I get 3 choices ...
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DVR is visible LAN but invisible with WLAN

I'm trying to get a DVR (H.264 video surveillance system) a connection. Here should include ports 80, 34567 and 34599 open. I also have a forwarding address and the DVR is forwarded in my router so ...
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video conferencing over lan

I am looking for a video conference application for my colleagues. I don't need many feature, only single person to single person video chat, But I want to avoid external bandwidth, as it would only ...
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What is the simplest way to send a large batch of pictures to a distant friend or colleague? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you sync photos with your family? What is the simplest way to send a large batch of pictures to a friend, colleague or to a group? I know about social sites ...