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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 ...
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Can I use two 20-inch samsung S20A300B monitors with my laptop?

I have two Samsung NV755 S20A300B monitors and a Gateway NV75S05h laptop which has an AMD Radeon HD 6540G2 video card. The laptop itself only has an HDMI port and a VGA port. Is it possible to ...
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Streaming Video Often Not Playing On Windows 8

I'm having an issue that started happening a few days ago. On my MSI GE70 2OE laptop, streaming video has been giving me some issues. It's been mostly hit/miss with whether Netflix or Youtube will ...
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Mjpeg recording with FFMPEG preserving time information

I am recording the MJPEG video from an IP camera and saving it to a file but the problem is that file's duration is way smaller than the actual recording time. Its around 9 seconds video for 2 minutes ...
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ffmpeg - how to create 5 second video zooming out effect with 1 image

I know how to make 5 second video "zooming in" effect with 1 image using zoompan. ffmpeg -loop 1 -i image1.jpg -vf "zoompan=z='min(zoom+0.0015,1.5)':d=125" -c:v libx264 -t 5 -s "800x450" zoomin.mp4 ...
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How to activate onboard video for HP Z210 after installing PCIE video card

Bottom line is that I want to have dual monitors display my desktop on my HP Z210 Workstation running Win 7. I have installed two monitors, one attached to the onboard video adapter and the other ...
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120fps video playback issues

Unable to playback the 120FPS video downloaded from http://www.blurbusters.com/hfr-120fps-video-game-recording/ For VLC it moves at 20fps and is all pixelated (with lots of artefacts) and broken In ...
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Radeon HD5570 drivers installed won't go past windows 7 ultimate logo screen?

I'm sorry if this could be flagged as a generic question and not too helpful but I'm desperate in getting windows to boot. I just purchased a HD5570 Radeon video card and installed the updated drivers ...
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ffmpeg fastest way to convert videos avi to mp4

I have server which has: 8x3,4 (sandy bridge cpu) 10gb ram i tried different combinations to convert vvideos i mean avi to mp4 but it takes so long: - ~20mins=~200mb maybe there is some ffmpeg ...
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Converting flv and mp4 video format to '.ogg' using FFmpeg

I have HostGator VPS server with FFmpeg installed. It allows me to convert .wmv to .flv as well as .mp4 files successfully using the following commands for flv and mp4: ffmpeg -i WantsABath.wmv -b ...
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Disable thumbnails in Windows XP?

Background I regularly use Windows Explorer to browse my drives and data, and I notice little freezes and hiccups at times. It's especially noticeable when browsing local or network folders with lots ...
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Windows media scaling/interpolation method

Usually in Windows, if videos or other media is upscaled from a certain resolution to a higher resolution (e.g. "monitor size"), a bilinear filtering algorithm or similar is used, such that the ...
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Set a custom preset for HandbrakeCLI?

I'm at a very long task at converting 800+ small files to mp4, and I'm using Handbrake at the moment. Its fast, but since there are many files, it takes a lot of time. I created a automator workflow ...
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Can an integrated HDMI port work both ways?

Say I had a laptop [Correction: notebook, don't want my thighs medium rare], any OS, and it has an HDMI port built into the side. Would it be remotely possible to hack it into an input, provided it ...
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Device to play media [closed]

Is there a machine i can buy that has a usb slot and hdmi output with a simple OS that I can use to reproduce media in various formats (introduced with a USB, formats like OOG,MKV,AVI,MP4,FLAC.APE ...
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HDMI output on Windows 7 PC does not stay alive

I have built a server that is connected only to my TV via HDMI. If I switch my TV's input to HDMI and boot my server I get the expected result (Windows is displayed on my TV) and I can fully interact ...
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Horizontal Keystone Correction on video output

I want to place my projector in the side of my room instead of straight in front of my screen. The problem is that if I do that I'll obviously get a distorted image, much taller on the opposite side ...
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External monitor automatically dims when fullscreen

There are several posts and related questions here and on Google but all of them seem to only work for the Macbook screen itselfs I have an external monitor for my macbook air. I'm sure Apple have ...
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Does anyone know a way to play a video file with two its audio streams being simultaneously streamed to different output devices?

I would like to know if it is possible to listen to one audio stream via the audio-jack speakers and to the other via the usb headset (that would just give me an ability to watch movies in English ...
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Windows 8 Video Card Fried, onboard video not working in normal mode, only safe mode

I recently experienced a catastrophic failure due to a large static shock from my body to my computer, causing the OS to freeze, and restart, and then my computer would not boot anymore. I removed my ...
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Meaning of maximum resolution of graphics card in the context of video playback

I'll try to ask my question in a generic way (without mentioning specific models and brands): Assume the maximum resolution a graphics card supports is X*Y (e.g. less than 4K). When I try to play a ...
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FFmpeg Upscaling Video

First I just want to say a bit more about my title, I am not referring to the fact that upscaling doesnt add data(as often asked when upscaling) - but something different. Example I have raw video ...
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FFMpeg FTP output issue, can't output to MP4 format

I have a problem with FFMpeg when I want to convert video to MP4, and output to FTP. Simply try to do this (and it will not work): ffmpeg.exe -i test.avi ftp://127.0.0.1/dumped.mp4 But it works ...
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Handbrake: How to batch convert videos including resize?

I am using the latest Handbrake v0.9.9. I would like to batch convert 200 video files from format 800x600 to 640x480. The problem is, if I add the videos to the Queue (clicking on >Source >Folder), ...
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MAC Rename files and move them automatically scripting

I want a shell script that runs on a Mac, that when ran, looks for a few things and transfers video files to a specific location on another drive. So when I put in an SD card, I want the script to ...
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crossfade between 2 videos using ffmpeg

I've been trying to achieve a crossfade transition between 2 video clips using ffmpeg but have failed so far. I'm new to ffmpeg and am mostly relying on tweaking what I can find in the documentation ...
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No video output, tried everything

My friends computer we built suddenly stopped producing video output. It's been a while and I've tried everything. We replaced the PSU, tried 2 different sets of RAM, 2 different CPUs 3 different ...
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How do video players recognize video files [closed]

I wanted to ask how a video player (a program that plays videos) knows what to show on the monitor? In other words, how are video files made so that a player knows what pixel needs what color on what ...
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DVD presence not detected until after Windows Update

I am running Windows 7 with Power DVD. I had a couple of DVDs and I googled to find that The Dark Knight Rises is particularly a frequent evidence the issue. When I insert the DVD into the drive, ...
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Is there multiple types of transitions in ffmpeg while merging two or more videos?

I have 3 video files. I am using ffmpeg library to merge them all. While merging them right now I am using fade In/Out transitions only. I want to enhance that feature in my site, can I do ...
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How can I download videos from a website like MITWorld? [closed]

How can I download MITWorld videos? Are there any programs for this?
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A software to play videos very fast?

I have security camera recordings whose video files are 1 - 8 hours in duration and I need to be able to view them in a short period of time to review long periods of time. Windows Media Player ...
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Terrible buzzing/screeching sound and frozen keyboard after playing video

I have a 3 year old PC laptop, and recently the following started to happen: When I'm watching videos online or from the hard drive, my computer freezes and makes this very unpleasant ...
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Adobe premier CS6 could not find any capable video play module

I installed Adobe premier CS6 into my PC but I'm getting following enclosed error, When I Google it I found following solution has mentioned, 1) Include the Adobe premier .exe and GPUSniffer file ...
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Joining H264 *without* re-encoding

I have two halves of a single show in two .MP4 files, encoded in H264. I would like to join them without re-encoding. Is this possible? I managed to create a joined video as a Quicktime file (.mov) ...
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Tool to fix video that's out of sync with audio?

I'm looking for (preferably free) software for Windows 7 that will allow me to fix an AVI file that has audio out of sync with the video. I tried with Windows Live Movie Maker and VirtualDub and ...
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Can't get instances of a video (mp4) to play in multiple tabs in Chrome

I have a mp4 that I would like to play in Chrome. The mp4 is stored on s3 and has a url like http://bucket.s3.amazonaws.com/vid.mp4 Now when I put that url into Chrome 27.0.1453.94 the video plays. ...
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Video orientation flag reset or disabling it on youtube [duplicate]

I've recorded a video on my smartphone (android-based). I've been recording it in a landscape mode. Then when I uploaded it on youtube - it somehow recognized the original orientation and made it to ...
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iPhone recorded videos getting rotated on Windows systems

I am recording videos on iPhone and uploading them to my Linux server. Users can see these videos on website. If users are seeing videos on mac or iDevices the video is looking fine but when users are ...
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Connect CCTV Camera With BNC Cable To Computer and Make Appear As Webcam

Does anyone know the best way to connect a bnc cable(I think it's called bnc), this, to a computer (windows 7) and make it appear as a webcam so that the Vitamin D CCTV Software will see it and work ...
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Playing media from ftp server

I have a question re access to ftp server from a media player (hardware, not the windows media player). I think about buying a router with ftp server function to take the load off from my quite old ...
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How to generate thumbnails for less common video containers (mkv, ogm, mp4, flv, rmvb and mov) in windows 7 explorer? [duplicate]

So how to generate thumbnails for these containers? I know that the install of "DivX Plus Tech Preview: MKV on Windows 7" does it for MKV. But I think that only some registry changes are really ...
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How to take quality framegrabs of 1080i video?

Our group has a set of high definition footage taken in 1080i (.mov) that we want to analyse by taking framegrabs. However, since this is interlaced footage, I was told that if I grab one frame, I ...
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FFMPEG Segfault Solutions

I'm trying to convert a bunch of movies into h.264 mp4's using FFMPEG. These movies are sourced from various portable camcorders such as the Flip Mino HD and the Kodak ZI8. One issue I'm having with ...
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FFMPEG create zoompan shaky or jittery

I want to create 5 second mp4 video from 1 image. When I use below code the video is smooth. Default direction is zoom in to top left. ffmpeg -loop 1 -i prop1.jpeg -vf ...
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Cutting multi-bitrate MP4 files for Helix Server with FFmpeg

We are using Helix Server in order to distribute Video On Demand (with multi-bitrate) Content among our audience. This means that there is one MP4 file that contains multiple video streams and one ...
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Convert any video to HD Video

I bought a PC that has Intel HD graphics card built it, which supports Full HD Video at its best (1080p). But many videos online are not in HD Format (less than 720p). Hence if I need to convert to ...
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AVS Video Converter: Frame Size stuck at 848

I am trying to follow Youtube's recommended frame size for 480p which is 854x480 (more info here) Now using AVS Video Converter, when I try to change the width to 854, it keeps going back to 848. ...
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Error moving video file while it has no flaws

I've a video file which is complete and it plays without any flaws but when I want to move it to another folder, I face with this error: The request could not be performed because of an I/O device ...
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How to get length of video file from console?

Suppose we have video file some_video. How to get length of it from a shell script (with mplayer/transcode/gstreamer/vlc/ffmpeg/whatever)? VIDEO_LENGTH_IN_SECONDS=`ffmpeg .... -i some_video ... | ...