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Splitting video file into equivalent segments with ffmpeg

I have ffmpeg installed in my linux box. I am using it to split files into equivalent segments. So far I have test two approaches: 1. Create a bash script that grabs the file durationffprobe and then ...
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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 can I flip from camera to screen recording

I just get my new canon 70d camera. I want to use it for recording online tutorial and publish it in YouTube. how can I flip from camera to screen recording and vise verse while recording? are there ...
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Windows media player does not let you save?

I opened a video (mpeg) from a web page link in Firefox and it by default opened it in Windows Media Player. There did not appear to be any save button in the player !!!! Does this mean I have to ...
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Subtitles not showing

Yesterday, I bought a SSD disk and needed to re install Windows. Now I'm setting up the computer, but I have some weird problem: I cannot get subtitles show in any program, hve tried KM player, ...
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Open VLC when clicking certain video links

Is it possible to open VLC to play certain video files when I click on specific links? For instance, is there a protocol I could use, like vlc://, which VLC would recognize? Specifically, I've got ...
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How can i download Harvard videos?

When I track videos from Harvard,I noticed that it has rtmp protocol at the first of the video link. I have tried many programs to download Harvard videos but none worked then I noticed a program ...
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Confused about timecode/fps results when using avconv/avprobe

I'm using avprobe to get information about timecode and fps from videos. Getting the information isn't a problem but I'm a bit confused as to the result. When running avprobe on an H.264 file I'm ...
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Slicing video file into several segments

I am currently using ffmpeg to slice video files. I automated the process through a script called ffmpeg_split.sh. Although this very slow it is efficient in splitting videos into equivalent settings. ...
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ffmpeg add alpha channel to a video

Basically I have a video with a green background, and I mean a perfect green background (red = 0, green = 255, blue = 0) and I want to convert this to alpha (i.e add an alpha channel where 0 255 0 ...
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Watching BlueRay with Laptop/hdmi and hd tv poor experience

I try to watch an BlueRay on my Sony HD TV which is delivered by my Dell Latitude e6430 with icore 7 and Nividia NV 5200 connected via hdmi, but the experience is very poor :-( The movie plays some ...
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Can't run large FrontCam .avi files

I'm having trouble playing long video files that I've recorded using FrontCam.The short videos (~10 MB) play just fine but longer files (~150 MB) don't play. I'm using Windows Media Player. Ive tried ...
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Why can't Quicktime play a movie file encoded by FFmpeg? [duplicate]

When I try to open a movie I just created with the command: ffmpeg -pattern_type glob -i '*.JPG' -s 640x480 movie.mp4 I get an error from QuickTime: The document “movie.mp4” could not be opened. ...
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Mkv files random stops playing on my blu-ray player, Why?

I am a holder of LG BD390 Blu-ray player...it has always worked well but lately is giving me problems with reading mkv files from external hard drive. Let me explain... Lately I've noticed that ...
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Chrome: force youtube to play video in h.264 instead of WebM/VP9

I am using Chrome as my usual browser on OS X. Since the introduction of VP9, youtube videos are now mostly streamed in VP9, requiring a lot of CPU computing to decode and killing my battery. In ...
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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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Higher overlay modes on Freescale i.MX 6 Dual

I am playing 1080p video on Freescale i.MX 6's IPU 0 Display 0 Background DI (/dev/video16) and want to overlay it with Qt application via Overlay DI (/dev/fb1). It works really great, but only in ...
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Webcam for video call - eye level

I've begun doing video calls with a Logitech webcam. Problem is that mounting on top or bottom of monitor looks awful - can't make eye contact with the person, the angle is up or down my face. How ...
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Split Up a Video Using FFMPEG through Scene Detection

I saw this thread, which almost exactly does what I want, but I'm actually looking for splitting on scene detection. Automatically split large .mov video files into smaller files at black frames ...
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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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Asus X550D-XX090H has low frame rates playing League of Legends

I have the following laptop: Asus X550D-XX090H Windows 8 Processor: AMD A10-5750M APU with (Radeon HD 8670M 2GB) graphics 2.50 GHz RAM: 4.00 GB (3.21 GB usable) System type: 64-bit Operating system, ...
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Play internet video in external players (cross-platform)?

I have created a similar question on this on the ubuntu page. While that question was directed to a certain problem with adobe flash player in Linux, the answer that I found in the end is ...
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Dedicated video memory 0mb, system video memory 0mb. Is my intel and nvidia graphic cards are not working?

System configuration : hp model - 15-r014tx, i5, 4gb ram, 2gb NVidia, intel graphic adapter, windows 8.1. When I right click desktop > screen resolution > advance setting. It shows following ...
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How to download lynda.com videos for offline use [duplicate]

I have access to the full library of lynda.com in the university. I would like to know how I could download the videos so that I can watch them at home. As a tip: If I send the link of the video with ...
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Strip motion events from file

I am working on a time lapse project currently have a couple long videos where there are parts where nothing is happening and I am wondering if there is a program that can strip out all those parts or ...
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Convert mutiple GIFs

How can multiple animated GIFs be converted to video? I use this command to convert 1 animated gif to video: ffmpeg -i aa0012.gif -crf 12 output.mp4 This is a more complex command to control the ...
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ffmpeg - silencing a section of video with multiple audio streams

I have been trying to silence a section of a video with multiple audio streams. I'm not getting it to work correctly. Trying with afade option gives me a silent video. Test video just has one audio ...
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Convert mkv with AVC High@L4.0 to mp4 with ACV High@L4.1 or higher

I am trying to convert some mkv files I have to mp4 so that they can be played to my chromecast. Here is the information about the video files. mkv file information As you can see that the video ...
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Link to a media resource (audio, video) located on a personal streaming server

I have a mediatomb DLNA server up and running. My question is : is it possible to get the link to a specific media resource and then later use some media player (I don't know which ) to play the ...
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WiFi: How do I pair my PC (Ubuntu 12.04) and Android device to play simultaneously selfsame video (youtube)?

I can use TeamViewer on android to control PC, and see it's screen. But it fits poorly with small tablet screen. I've heard of Adobe Edge Inspect developers tool for synchronized web browsing. (Page ...
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ffmpeg seems to use video's key frame position when cutting audio segment

Whenever I try to cut an audio segment (almost always AAC format) from a video file (almost always h264 format in MKV or MP4 container), ffmpeg fails to accurately cut the audio as instructed. I am ...
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How does KeepVid resolve the direct url of a video page? [duplicate]

everyone. I know it is a liitle bit immoral, but I just want to know how some websites like KeepVid reslove the direct url of a video page.I googled a lot, but not find a good answer. In spare time, I ...
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How to avoid videos (made of images) look tilted in VLC?

I created this video using the following FFmpeg command: ffmpeg -i in.ffconcat -c:v libx264 -pix_fmt yuv420p -r 30 out.mp4 The content of the file in.ffconcat is: ffconcat version 1.0 file ...
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What other options are available similar to Inmatrix's Zoom Player's Scene Cut Editor?

Zoom Player has a function that lets you "edit" a movie without changing it using their Scene Cut Editor. You can tell it start/stop times (easily, through a GUI interface) and it then "skips" or ...
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FFmpeg Converted files not working on firefox

When i convert a file with ffmpeg and play the video in firefox i get this error : "VIDEOJS:" "ERROR:" "(CODE:3 MEDIA_ERR_DECODE)" "The video playback was aborted due to a corruption problem or ...
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Video hitching and a loud buzz from speakers

My computer has recently started having issues where when I am watching a movie on Netflix or playing a video game the visuals with hitch and freeze or lag for a split second. This is accompanied by ...
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FFmpeg Negative Duration

i have a large number of small videos (parts of a larger) of the form : Metadata: major_brand : isom minor_version : 512 compatible_brands: isomiso2avc1mp41 encoder : Lavf55.43.100 ...
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RTMP Explorer's Not Working Correctly

I Was Trying to Download A Video With RTMP Explorer. But When I Paste The Video URL Then It Shows Me That I Have Not Install Adobe Flash Player. But I Have The Latest Version Of It. Don't Know Why ...
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ffprobe: selecting from time until the next IFrame

I'm using ffprobe to get a set a set of frames starting from one IFrame to the next. ffprobe "<file>.MP4" -select_streams v -show_frames -read_intervals 30.031 When I'm done processing this ...
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How can I reduce the choppiness of my ffmpeg conversions

Here are the options I'm sending ffmpeg: ffmpeg. -i input.flv -crf 18 -profile:v baseline -level 3.0 -pix_fmt yuv420p -preset veryslow output.mp4 Here's the input file: ...
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Video for Linux (V4L) generator driver

I would like to experiment with tvheadend but prior to investing in an actual capture card I was wondering if V4L supports a "generate" capture "card" that can just offer video stream of an image or ...
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Is there a way to play audio and output them to 2 separate devices?

For example a movie playing on the speakers and another video playing (on a possibly different player/program) on my headphones. Is it possible to do this in Windows 7?
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Prevent ffmpg from concealing errors during conversion

I'm experimenting with using Audacity to create glitch videos (datamosh and databend are synonyms). So, I create an AVI, pull it into Audacity as raw data, manipulate the stream, and the save it back ...
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Some ffmpeg command not working properly when I execute through java on ubuntu 14.04

When I execute ffmpeg command through java code then It is not executing properly Example-: I want to draw text in video through java code My code in java is String cmd="ffmpeg -i 12213blob.mp4 ...
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Can Linux be installed successfully on an intel atom D2500/GMA3600?

I'm triyng to install debian on an intel D2500HN motherboard that features the GMA3600 Power VR video chip. I tested various versions, 32 and 64 bit but the result is always the same: an artifact ...
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How I can change or block repeatedly annoying YouTube video adverts? [closed]

For over one week my family is being hunted by the video advert Don't Drop the Baby! when watching regular YouTube videos. I've heard that negative suggestions are dangerous (what happens if you tell ...
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How to launch a video at a specific timestamp (with ms accuracy) with API?

I would like to be able to launch a video file at a specific timestamp. I need ms-level or frame level accuracy (not just keyframe). Is there any command line utility that can do this? Ideally the ...
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Youtube live videos won't play on website using Chrome, but play when embedded

Alright, this is weird. Every time I try to watch live YouTube videos on the YouTube website, I get the "TV static" error screen with the message "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the ...
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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 can I convert a movie file to make it smaller? [duplicate]

I have some recorded TV on my hard drive. It's about 2 hours long, 10.6 GB. The extension of the file is MPEG-2 TS Video (.ts). I was wondering the best way to convert this file to make it ...