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Debian stable: xrandr default rendering device

I tried to setup my dual monitor setup on debian stable, this works but most steam games get sent to my secondary screen instead of the primary. I did try to fix this, through the nvidia-settings ...
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How to conditionally blur video using FFMPG

I want to conditionally blur video Like for a 30 second video form 2-10 second blur different area than 12-20 second. But I am only able to blur it 1 time only so far,Following is the command I tried ...
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how to remove “Writing library” & “Encoding settings” from the video when used ffmpeg convert?

when I used this commond: C:\Windows\bin\ffmpeg.exe -y -i f:\1.flv -vcodec h264 -s 1280x720 -acodec copy f:\output.mp4 The video output.mp4 information: General Complete name : ...
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Frame rate during screen-casting

I am trying to record screen using ffmpeg with the following command: ffmpeg -f x11grab -s 1366x768 -framerate 30 -i :0.0 -c:v libx264 -b:v 1000k out.mp4 which I learned from here. But I am ...
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Can I use an external HD Camera to stream video?

I have 3 cameras to choose form: a sony DSLR, a Canon HR R500 HD Camera, and Canon XH A1 I need to stream an event and a standard webcam won't do. I'd like to use one of my cameras to do this. I ...
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How do I find the total running time of videos in a directory?

I can see the time length in Windows explorer, but there are 124 files. I'd rather not have to add them up manually. I have ffmpeg and VLC also if that would help.
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How can I make my display intentionally overscan/overscale? (Or how can I zoom in?)

I have a Dell U2913WM 29" display, with a 1:2.37 aspect ratio. It's the perfect aspect ratio for watching movies. Alas, most movies that are supposedly this ratio have black bars along the top and ...
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Combining two videos results in blank video

I'm trying to combine two .mp4 files so they play next to each other in one window. They are the same length (9 seconds), have the same number of frames, and the sources are both independently ...
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Some unicode characters not working with drawtext in FFmpeg

When using some unicode characters as text in drawtext, like emojis the characters will be replaced by rectangles. Is there any way to avoid this?
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How do I use ffmpeg to decrease the size of videos by 15%?

I have a directory of videos that I need to fit within 29.3GB. The videos take up 34.4GB. How can I use ffmpeg to decrease the size of all videos by 15%? I looked at the options and it provides an ...
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My computer crashed, are video games to blame?

I recently downloaded XCOM 2. I noticed whenever I played, after 10 minutes or so the fan would be going crazy, I guess due to overheating. This was never an issue in the year I have been using this ...
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Adding images on both sides of a vertical video using FFmpeg

I have a video that I recorded with my phone vertically. When viewing the video on a computer, there are large, black margins on both sides of the video. I would like to replace these with an image ...
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Poor video playback in VLC under bootcamp

I am using Windows 7 64bit in bootcamp on my aging Macbook and while recently watching a movie using VLC I noticed slight tearing. It is noticeable when the scene changes and very noticeable in action ...
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Capture Image or video on chrome getting black screen

I am trying to capture an image and video in the Google Chrome web browser. I am getting a black screen. I tried 2-3 screen capture tools but I only get the same black screen, any ideas of what the ...
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How to merge — character into a video with virtualdub

I'm trying to merge a video with its corresponding subtittles using Virtualdub but there is a strange character, this —, which transforms into â€"in the video. The problem is when the subtittle is in ....
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linux pc-based dlna “remote”

I have a linux PC running a DLNA server, and a DLNA-enabled TV. I can use the TV remote to browse & play the DLNA videos advertised by the PC, or I can use the BubbleUPNP app on my smartphone to ...
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Black screen during and after watching video

Cause: I have a problem with my new Windows 10 PC that during streaming a video the entire screen goes black at a random point during the video. This occurred multiple times when watching a trailer ...
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ffmpeg concat demuxer framerate changes from constant to variable

Issue: The videos I want to join without re-encoding have a constant framerate of 29.97 and the same encoding settings, however ffmpeg concat changes the final output's framerate mode to variable. I ...
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How to sync video (with dropped frames) with its separately recorded audio?

Video where frames get dropped: procvid.StartInfo.Arguments = "-rtbufsize 1500M -f image2pipe -r 25 -i pipe:.bmp -vcodec libx264 -r 25 C:\\onlyvideo.avi" Audio is recorded simultaneously with video:...
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Audio and video are very chunky when they are merged by ffmpeg for live streaming

I'm now trying to live stream rawvideo and PCM audio through RTMP by using FFMPEG. I could make it work when I publish them with separate streams but when I put them together into a single stream, ...
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Import via Picasa my phone's .MP4/.MOV without Windows QuickTime?

Weeks ago, following this security advice, I removed QuickTime from my Windows (10) PC. Now I realize that I can't import .MP4 videos from my Android Nexus phone using Picasa -- Picasa doesn't "see" ...
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The correct subtitles on my DVD won't play since updating to Windows 10

I click subtitles for the DVD and only get the English DUB captions, NOT the Japanese translated subtitles for the movie. I like to watch movies in their original language with English translated ...
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Can the “start at” value be saved in a Handbrake preset?

I regularly have videos that I want to clip 16 seconds off the front of. I've finally figured out how to do this with Handbrake (the main source panel with it's "frames/seconds x through y" fields). ...
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Can Media Player Classic Home Cinema use proxy?

Can I make a Media Player Classic Home Cinema to use my own proxy? Bad connection using VPN. And how to make such a trick, if it is possible.
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Why can't I download all files at high speed when I can stream HD YouTube videos without buffering?

I recently got a new internet connection. When I am watching videos on YouTube, there is no buffering for 720p or 1080p videos. If I download these videos using YouTube Download Manager, I get a ...
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m2ts conversion fails on Plex

I have a .m2ts video, which I took with a Sony camcoder (see below for info on the file). I tried to convert it, using optimize option on Plex with the option of Optimized for Mobile - 4Mbps 720p, ...
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ffmpeg overlay video on another video in specific time

I have video with duration 01:30 min and i have another video with duration 00:50 sec i want to overlay the second video on the top of the first video at 00:45 to 00:50 i'm trying to use this command ...
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ffplay overlay current timestamp while playing raw video

I'm trying to create an overlay of the current timestamp while playing raw H.265 video with ffplay using drawtext filter. While overlay of the current frame number works fine with: ffplay -vf "...
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Black screen and losing video signal when running demanding games

I have recently upgraded my system with an Asus GeForce GTX 970 4GB STRIX Video Card My build (+ 16GB memory, 1 SSD, 1 HDD) Now whenever I run something more demanding the monitor loses the signal ...
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Streaming 4k videos from ubuntu server via DLNA

I am running an ubuntu server in my LAN. Streaming videos and music was done with mediatomb but it looks like the server denied sending UHD videos. I also tried MiniDLNA but ended up with the same ...
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perfect way to crop a x265 video loselessly using ffmpeg

What would be the right way to crop a clip from a high-quality x265 video lets say from 5min22sec to 5min59sec without losing any quality using ffmpeg?
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Inserting Video with Image Border into ffmpeg

I have using code: ffmpeg.exe -i 111.mp4 -vf "movie=1111.mp4[inner]; [in][inner] overlay=shortest=1:x=480:y=240 [out]" -c:v libx264 completed.mkv Insert main_video into backgroud_Video but I can ...
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How to convert a video file from mkv to a format supported by the TV set?

I have a mkv video file which contains the following content: > mkvmerge --identify original.mkv File 'original.mkv': container: Matroska Track ID 0: video (V_MPEGH/ISO/HEVC) Track ID 1: audio (...
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Create video file with multiple audio tracks?

I have an animated movie in three different languages. The picture is exactly the same for each langauge, only the audio is different. I want to merge all these files into one, so that I have a ...
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Can I use S-Video output converted to VGA for daily work?

I have here a video card with a VGA output. Next to that, it has also an S-Video output. I am thinking on upgrading my system into a dual-desktop direction, by buying an s-video -> vga converter and ...
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FFmpeg: Invalid option 'partitions"?

I'm trying to speed up video playback by encoding with FFmpeg. I used the following command: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 \ -vcodec libx264 -vpre ultrafast \ -filter_complex "[0:v]scale=-2:480,setpts=PTS/1.8[...
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How to completely remove audio channels from video

Telegram displays soundless MP4s as GIFs. How can I completely remove audio from my MP4 files? I tried Filmora but it only detaches audio. While exporting it still includes silenced audio channels.
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Video playing fine with ffplay, but not with vlc

I'm trying to play a high definition video with vlc but it's really laggy and sometimes in between, the screen becomes almost 70% green. I'm able to play the same file with no problems using ffmpeg ...
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How to quickly watch security camera footage?

I have an IP camera which records 10s .AVI video clips and uploads to my FTP server once motion is detected. So at the end of the day, I have hundreds of small video clips in my FTP. I want to ...
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Use a TRRS aux port as analog video output

I found a 4 pin (TRRS) aux cable lying around with 3 RCA outputs (video and 2 channel audio. It was originally made for a Xbox 360. This got me to wondering: Would I be able to have video output ...
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FLV seeks slowly after cutting with FFMPEG

The input video is a h264 flv and is able to seek instantly to any keyframe. When I cut a snippet with the following command, keeping the flv container, the resulting video takes a few seconds to ...
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FFMPEG Same Commands?

Is there any difference between these two commands for extracting audio from a video? ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -c copy -map 0:a output.wav ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vn -acodec copy output.wav
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How do understand why a stream lags?

I am trying to play a video stream on my home computers which address is of the type someserver/username/password/1234.ts. So essentially, I just use VLC but the stream keeps buffering all the time. ...
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FFMPEG Trying to restream a RTSP stream to HTTP

I have been trying top cobble something together to take a RTSP feed from a IP camera and re transmit it in HTTP. I am trying to get the feed in to my home automation app which does not support ...
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How can I redirect URLs using regexp?

When using youtube I find the pages: https://www.youtube.com/user/USERNAME/videos and https://www.youtube.com/channel/CHANNELNAME/videos more useful than https://www.youtube.com/user/USERNAME https:...
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Is it a good idea to get a sound card for gaming/listening to music/watching movies/etc? [closed]

The title is quite self-explanatory so I'll end with the fact that I don't have any special speakers that are of 'high quality'. But I do have a headset worth $50 that sounds really nice, so if I were ...
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How to merge live video and audio streams

I'm sending a live stream of bitmaps to ffmpeg through standardin like this: proc.StartInfo.Arguments = "-rtbufsize 1500M -f image2pipe -r 25 -i pipe:.bmp -vcodec libx264 -r 25 C:\\test.avi"; The ...
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FFMPEG - Combine multiple audio files and one video in to the multi language video

I've checked if there was a thread like this one, but seems like either there was none or i suck at searching. Anyways, to the the point. I wanted to create a video file with different audio tracks ...
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combining / piping / chaining multiline ffmpeg commands together

Greetings I can convert a video file to a high quality animated gif file by executing the following two lines of commands below one right after the other. ffmpeg -i test.mkv -vf palettegen palette....
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Playing video in browser glitches

Is there any way to fix this problem when I play videos in a browser. Doesn't matter if its Chrome or Mozilla. Same goes when playing gifs, tho they stabilized after a few loops. Video playbacks seem ...