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VLC Crash when playing MKV files in Windows 7

I'm not sure if the mkv file is corrupted, but when it is opened with VLC player, VLC loads up and displays nothing. Can't even close VLC after that. And also, VLC is running with 50% of the CPU. I ...
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Is there a way to download videos from Channel 9?

I am trying to download this video: http://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Going+Deep/Expert-to-Expert-Contract-Oriented-Programming-and-Spec But the WMV link doesn't work if you click "Save As". ...
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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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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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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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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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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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System requirements for high definition videos [duplicate]

I am going for vacation soon, and I am carrying a hard disk full of movies and a projector with me. Our vacation home has an old AMD Athlon PC, running Windows XP. Average video memory. It's a ...
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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 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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How can I download videos from this website?

I wanted to downlaod some of these short videos from chinadaily.com. For example, http://video.chinadaily.com.cn/2013/1012/1388.shtml I have tried NetVideoHunter with Firefox, which works for me for ...
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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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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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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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How to convert video to images?

How can I convert a video file to a sequence of images, for example one frame every N seconds. Can mplayer or ffmpeg do this? I have used MPlayer to grab screenshots manually but I would like to ...
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ContentException of Type Network_Error when streaming Amazon Prime Videos

I am not sure whether this is the right place to ask this question or not, please move it to the appropriate forum if the mod deems that it should belong elsewhere. Recently I have problems streaming ...
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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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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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How do I get my recorded videos (from camera) off of my iPod Nano 5th gen onto my computer

How do I get the videos that I record from the camera from my iPod Nano 5th gen onto my computer? Is there a way to do it with iTunes, because I can't find it.
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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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Ffmpeg not copying location metadata

I'm converting vidoes and even though I"m using -map_metadata 0 ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -map_metadata 0 output.mp4 The above code defaults to libx264/libvo_aacenc. The location metadata is not copied, ...
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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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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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What is the cheapest way to set up a live video webcast? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Live Video on website, conferencing What is the cheapest way to set up a live video webcast?
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Very low latency streaming

I'm looking to stream a live lecture into an overflow lecture theater. I'm planning to stream HD content along with audio from a powerful server with nVidia GeForce GPUs connected to the client via a ...
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live stream with ffmpeg and IP camera

I'm reading a live stream from a DKSEG IP camera, but the results are not good at all ... Here is the command line used for this : ./ffmpeg -i ...
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Split video into equal file size parts with ffmpeg [duplicate]

i am trying to split a video file into equal file size parts with ffmpeg. At first i get the file size of the original and divide it with the desired number of parts to get the file part's file size. ...
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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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Which has the best codec support: Mplayer or VLC?

So, put everything else asside. Forget the interface, the extra functions, the speed, or whatnot. Which of these two media players supports the largest number of video codecs right out of the box? In ...
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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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Can't copy video from DVD

I have a video in a .MOD file format burned to a DVD. The video appears to play fine from Windows Media Player and others. When attempting to copy the video file off of the DVD, windows explorer ...
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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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How to make VLC server that can communicate with clients

I have VLC 2.0.8 in and I have recently discovered that I can stream movies by using it. So my plan is: - at home I have a computer with a list of 3 movies (for example). - when I am traveling, I ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Play AVCHD (.mts) in chrome (To work with a Chromecast)

I generally use the Mozilla plugin from VLC in order to play local video content within a chrome tab. This allows for casting to a Chromecast device. Although VLC is able to play AVCHD files, the ...
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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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What are the correct options to use to verify video files using ffmpeg.exe in Windows 7?

I have thousands of video files to check/verify if they have an error or a warning. A firm just digitized them over old tapes (VHS, Umatic ...) All these videos are in mp4 format and i want to check ...