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Endless buffering in flash video stream .. possible causes?

I want to watch a flash video stream. While it works for some sites (like youTube), it doesn't work for others (like hgtv.com). When I access the site and want to start a video, I get an endless ...
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GStreamer Element Dependencies: How to connect playbin to hlssink?

I'm new to GStreamer and I've been trying to build some simple pipelines using gst-launch-1.0. I'm having difficulty figuring out what elements need to go together. For example, I want to stream a ...
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Set custom window size for Media Player Classic/Windows Media Player

When opening Video files on Media Player Classic or WMP, is there any setting we could set so it will always open in the same window size? Currently what happens is, it automatically adjusts its ...
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How do applications (and OS) handle very big files?

For instance, I have video file which is 11.8 Gb, but my RAM memory only 2 Gb. How does VLC (or other software) handle it? How do they load it into memory? I used VMMap tool (from sysinternals) to ...
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Jagged edges on HD HTML5 videos

For some reason, videos which have higher resolution than my monitor end up having jagged edges on HTML5 videos (on Vimeo, YouTube etc.). This does not seem to occur if the video is being played ...
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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 preview unfinished torrent video files

I'm using uTorrent 2.0 and downloading videos. Some videos are large and I don't want to wait till their download is completed in order to preview. Is there a way I can preview the finished part of ...
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How to concatenate MP4 files without losing embedded subtitle or audio tracks?

I have two MP4 files (mediainfo below), one is a short intro scene, and the other is the primary feature. Now, the primary video contains several audio tracks and embedded subtitles. I want to simply ...
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How to bypass problems when trying to spoof a webcam in Linux

I am wanting to spoof my webcam, so I can eventually insert the method in to a pen-testing book that I am writing. This could possibly lead me into to building a program that is better than ...
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How to play a Vimeo video in VLC media player?

You are able to play Youtube videos in VLC media player by going to Media > Open Network Stream and pasting in the Youtube video URL in the "Please enter a network URL:" box and pressing Play. For ...
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“Always-on” video chat?

I would like to set up an "always-on" video chat between two locations displayed on a TV. The hosts that will do the work will be running Linux. Skype is too low quality and runs poorly on Linux. ...
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How to play a folders worth of music/video in VLC

In vlc I can use vlc -LZ <file 1> <file 2> <file 3> for example to play various files on repeat and shuffled. Is it possible to specify a whole directory and play all the music ...
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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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Can't convert FLV to MP4 for iPhone with ffmpeg

I'm having issues with converting an FLV to an MP4 that will play on iPhone/iPad via Video-js. It seems that the ffmpeg commands are not converting properly. Here's one of the original commands ...
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ffmpeg bitrate variating without reason

I got a mp4 video. I just want to split it in 4GB file parts using ffmpeg (to make it writeable on FAT32). C:\ffmpeg\ffmpeg.exe -i "%NAME%.mp4" -n -t %LENGTH% -codec copy "%NAME%_1.mp4" ...
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Playback for a PSF file

Note: This question was previously on serverfault.com and found out that was the wrong place for it so I moved it and the answer to here. I downloaded some footage from my apartment buildings ...
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How to disable widescreen video in Skype?

Since the latest (forced) update, Skype insists on displaying my video in widescreen (16:9) format. The problem with this is that it has a lower vertical resolution: in the old 4:3 mode, the video ...
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How to optimize video streaming

I am using my server to stream video on my local computer with VLC. As usual, I'm putting the link on the network box and I'm waiting for the movie to stream (10K ms buffer). The problem is that I'm ...
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Can HandBrake flip/rotate a video?

I'd like to use HandBrake to compress some video that was taken via a camera that was mounted upside down. I found a reference to a command-line rotate option, but I can't find it in the GUI. Am I ...
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Can a TV not read a pc signal?

My TV, Westinghouse 32 inch TV (3 years old), is not reading any signal from my custom built pc. I am using a Radeon r9 270x graphics card with both pci ports connected to the graphics card. When I ...
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merge/join/concatenate hundreds of ts files into one ts file

Downloading a video stream with curl, I ended up with ~400 *.ts files, each about 1MB in size. They are sequentially numbered video1.ts, video2.ts, ...video400.ts. I now need to concatenate them into ...
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Best video storage device for home movies and photos

I have CD's and DVD's of vacations and old family photos that I want to copy and store. I can keep them in a safe box at the bank. Would a 16 gb flash drive be the best way?
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How can I search for videos with specific length or resolution?

I have lost a set of videos on my computer and can't figure out how to search for them. I know they are in 1920x1080 and another is over 3 hours. I would like to use these parameters in a search ...
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SRT Subtitles - issue with line breaks

I've manually created an SRT file through textEdit. I used all the right formatting and it played well on VLC. 20 00:04:23,020 --> 00:04:24,230 - Nah, I'm not hungry. 21 00:04:24,230 --> ...
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MPC-HC doesn't display video and current position while skipping forward MP4 and WMV

Skipping forward by holding right arrow works great for AVI files - it still shows my current position and video. If I skip forward MP4 or WMV I only hear pieces of audio, while video and current ...
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Create small music videos from a collection of images and audio tracks (one each)

I have a collection of 300 still images (all JPGs) and 300 MP3 audio tracks. I would like to create a music video with only one image and one audio track. Any order of images with the MP3s will do. ...
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Cannot concatenate videos ffmpeg

I have a bitmap that I would like to concatenate to the front of many videos as a sort of title screen or disclaimer screen. I try to turn it into a video with the same attributes as the rest of the ...
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Can an artifacting video card be useful in any way?

I recently acquired an MSI Radeon R9 280X video card that experiences visual glitches/flickering patches/artifacts in games and in 2D mode. Once I tried to open a video in fullscreen mode from Youtube ...
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HTML5 Web streaming from different Audio & Video sources

I have what is probably a simple situation for you, but I’d like to know what the best solution is before I waste lots of money trialing spam-filled software available online. I run a small dance ...
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OS X Software to remove Audio from Video

I need to remove the audio track from a video file (it is a .mov file). Which is the best free software to do this on a Mac?
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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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Would a Nvidia Geforce GT 730 video card be compatible with my computer? [closed]

Im trying to get a video card to run highly demanding video games such as DayZ standalone. I dont know a lot about these types of things but my computer has a 150W power supply. im not sure what is ...
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How do I remove one audio stream from an AVI file?

I have several AVI files that have dual audio in Russian/English. The default audio is Russian, and I want to change the default language or remove the Russian language from these AVI files. How ...
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Prevent Blur in Gameplay .mov

So I've been uploading videos of Hyrule Total War onto Youtube, but keep experiencing a bunch of blurring of my video when I move the camera. After recording in FRAPS, the raw footage looks perfect, ...
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Is there a way to default all the video to html5 player with flash fallback in chrome?

I just switched from Safari to Chrome Canary on OSX (in order to have a 64bit browser). With Safari (with no flash plugin) videos in some websites (iframes pointing to allmyvid, vk, Vspot and so on) ...
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Show all File Types in Windows Media Player (WMP)

I'm attempting optimize my setup between Windows Media Player and a SmartTV that uses Windows Media Player's playlist to display and stream files. Even though my computer has the proper codecs and ...
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how to change default subtitle in MKV file (the file has multiple subtitle) with windows media player?

I've downloaded a video in MKV format, the file has more than one subtitle (french, english,etc ) but the default subtitle isn't english. how to change the default subtitle to english in windows ...
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ffmpeg extract subtitles with unknown codec

I'm writing a program which extracts images and GPS coordinates from files that were created by car video recorder. In many models it creates two separate files Video and GPS but not all, some ...
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Why does Windows Media Player prevent changing playback speed only on certain files and not others?

I would really like to have this capability for all media types. It seems like it allows it for .mp4 files but not for certain .mkvs?
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Base system driver error - HP Pavilion Entertainment PC dv9323cl

I upgraded to Windows 7 and have a problem with my Nvidia GeForce Go 7600 not displaying properly. Also the Base System Drivers have yellow flags near them and it states that The drivers for this ...
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Integrated Video Card

Looked through many different questions throughout the site already and I haven't quite found an explanation at this time yet. Looked through multiple websites as well, maybe it's just something that ...
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Extract HEVC bitstream with ffmpeg

I would like to extract the raw .265 bitstream from HEVC mkv file. I use this: ffmpeg.exe -i hevc.mkv -an -vcodec copy -f hevc bitstream.265 I got this error: Requested output format 'hevc' ...
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Make VLC stream by default

I have a media center that is connected to my stereo and I've successfully set up VLC so that I can stream video files via rtp but play the audio locally. I've also set up a remote control in my ...
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What does the FFmpeg warning “Missing picture in access unit with size x” mean?

I've recently updated to the most recent version of ffmpeg and now everytime I edit a flv, I always get endless warnings: [Null @ 002de180] Missing Missing picture in access unit with size xxxx ...
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Libav, slow internet, the golden median

Some time ago I was to configure a streaming service, unfortunately there were surprises at every corner... (awesome official bugs, delays on deliveries and etc.) After tweaking around a lot I found ...
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FFMPEG - Non-monotonous DTS

When I use FFMPEG to convert a video from MP4 to M3U8, using the following command, ffmpeg -i op.mp4 -b:v 128k -flags -global_header -map 0:0 -map 0:1 -f segment -segment_time 4 -segment_list_size 0 ...
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Why does my new monitor randomly flash black when playing videos

It usually happens when the videos are full screen, and nothing changes in the video for a second, but I don't think it is confined only to these conditions. It's a relatively new ASUS VE248 (under a ...
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Multiple Ffmpeg instances choking up the CPU to 100%

I have a task to record timelapse videos from multiple IP-cameras (e.g. camera1.mp4, camera2.mp4, camera#.mp4,etc.). Currently i am running separate ffmpeg.exe instances simultaneously on an MS Azure ...
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Shadowplay not recording or streaming to Twitch

My computer specs: Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit AMD FX-8350 EVGA GTX760 4GB 2x4GB RAM 7200 RPM HDD GeForce Experience v. 2.1.0.0 GeForce 337.88 Driver As the tile says, I am having ...
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Unable to change metadata of m4v video file

I want to change title of a m4v video. I have tried Media Information (Ctrl+I) of VLC to change it, but its not working. I have also tried MetaX, but again no luck. I used both applications with ...