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how to join ts files together into mp4 with ffmpeg?

I download a lot of streams since the internet speed is too slow to watch high definition. When I download a stream I find the .m3u8 file which points to the TS files. Then I use the following ...
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Does resolution matter in projectors if watching movies?

I can see the difference when projecting a computer screen (e.g., Windows desktop, start menu, etc) in a 800x600 Vs. 1280x800 resolution for example. But when watching movies is there going to be a ...
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Join two matroska videos without re-encoding

I have two videos in mkv format, one 50mb (2 minute) and the other 1.4 Gb(2hr 23 min). I'd like to just join the two without going through a 30 hr long encoding process. Is there a way? PS: I tried ...
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Avoid ffmpeg re encode using complex filter

I have a list of ts files that will be concatenated to being trim later and encode it in mp4. All of it is working ok... however the problem I have right now is the file is re-encoded... and that is ...
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Windows 8.1 DirectDraw and compatibility with older games

I’m trying to run an old game (Nascar Heat 2002) on my Windows 8.1 laptop. The problem I am having is that the game crashes before startup, and in the logs it reports that no video ram is available. ...
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How do I embed video in PowerPoint with relative paths?

I'm using PowerPoint 2003. Does anyone know how to embed a video in a PowerPoint presentation in such a way that it can be moved to another computer? Possible solutions I'm considering: Actually ...
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How do I find the video stream URL of my security DVR by myself?

I have this 8 channel DVR with the brand "ELEC" that streams video over the network. However, I can only connect to it using iPhone apps called vMyEye, Asee+, and other similar names. I want to use ...
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Enable onboard video on Intel DH55HC with Ati Radeon HD4650 on PCI-e [duplicate]

I am currently using dual monitors on an ATI Radeon HD 4650. I have an extra monitor that I would like to add using the on-board video. I can switch from on-board to PCI-e video in the Bios, But I ...
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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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Is it possible to use HDMI for audio and VGA for video on one computer?

I have a professional Yamaha home theater system that I plug up to my windows 7 pc (via HDMI) for playing audio. My tv is broken and I can only use my monitor to display video. This monitor does not ...
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MP4 files I download look pale and have colors misplaced [closed]

Ok, first things first: here's a screenshot from a recap I've downloaded. I guess if Neil Patrick Harris would host the ceremony back in 70s it'd look like that. There's this obvious offset of the ...
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Skipping a frame without re-encoding H.264 video

I have an mp4/h.264 video which only contains I-Frames. I want to skip one of those I-frame without re-encoding the entire video. I tried this: ffmpeg -i "file.mp4" -vf select='not(eq(n\,10))' ...
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Which is better between a .flv and a .mp4 video files with same encoding?

There is a server from which I can download videos, and I can choose if I want .flv or .mp4. The encoding is the same: -> FLV Flash Video 1 video stream: 640*360 (16:9), at 25,000 fps, AVC ...
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How do I resolve the “MMC cannot initialize the snap-in” error in Windows 7?

When I'm trying to add the "Windows Firewall With Advanced Security" Snap-in, I get this error message: MMC cannot initialize the snap-in I searched for a solution but couldn't find any.
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Crossfading Video AND Audio with ffmpeg

This Super User answer crossfade between 2 videos using ffmpeg has got me so far, but now that I have tried many solutions and seen every SO link out there, it's time to ask you all for help. I am ...
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Double deinterlace with full motion - ffmpeg + yadif 50i-50p 60i-60p

I'm trying to figure out how to use yadif / yadif-2x with ffmpeg to convert 50i source material into 50p output that preserves the motion of all fifty fields per second. Right now, I am using the ...
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Viewing HTML5 video in Firefox on Windows 7 without WMP

I have Windows 7 but without WMP, because the license I purchased didn't include it and I've never used it anyway. However, it seems that HTML5 videos won't play in Firefox unless I install WMP. It ...
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Is it possible to autocrop black borders of a video with ffmpeg?

I think it has a "blackness" video filter, which can determine if a picture sequence is black. Maybe it also has a filter to determine crop values automatically to remove black borders form edges of a ...
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Extract frames from video and set timestamp on images

I want to extract frames every 10 seconds from a video and geotag these frames using a GPX track. On my Windows 8 computer I have tools to extract the frames (FFMPEG), set image timestamps (ExifTool) ...
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YouTube horrible resolution in fullscreen

I have had this issue with Chrome and YouTube playing videos in a horrible resolution when i switch to fullscreen. My host OS screen resolution is 1920x1080. But flash player often goes down to ...
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Can someone explain what “video acceleration” is?

Basically, a user came to me complaining that when she opened a certain video file in VLC, she received an error saying: "Your video output acceleration driver does not support the required ...
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What is “Interlacing” when referring to a computer monitor or display?

When referring to a computer monitor or other display, what do you mean by interlace or interlacing?
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create video from single jpg and no audio

For a time lapse video project I want to create a header (with some title text). The header is just one still image which I give as jpg. I have seen other answers that produce still image video from a ...
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YouTube throughput problems (gaming channels)

Sometimes I get YouTube throughput and buffering problems, even though I use YouTube center to disable DASH playback. For example, right now featured videos on the front page of YouTube work fine for ...
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Does OS matter?

Using a computer, I am downloading videos from youtube using YTD and converting videos to mp3 tru google. Then, I am copying it using a flashdrive and transfering the files on my laptop. But on my ...
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ffmpeg and iFrame output and quality of JPEG

I was looking for a solution to a problem and on my travels I cane across something linked to what I was doing which prompted a 2nd question. I bundled both these questions here. If I should not I ...
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Correct configuration of VLAN for second network

I have a problem with setting up VLAN for correctly working internet connection through one cable. My ISP have Data and Video connection which are basically separated: Data is used for normal ...
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Send out audio only with HDMI from an AMD Radeon Video Card

Recently just got a 4K monitor, in order to use 4K@60Hz, I have to connect it with a DP cable but also I connect my computer to a AV receiver via HDMI cable - apparently I don't need video over HDMI ...
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Lowest possible CPU/GPU use for screensaver encode for mac (with handbreak or other free / cheap video encoders)

Similar to What video codec puts the CPU/GPU under the least possible load while decoding? I want to know what is the best option for a 2014 15 retina mac pro. I tried MPEG 2 and it won't go as a S/S ...
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Not able to play a mp4 video purchased from Google Play

I purchased a movie from Google Play, then used Ant Video Player to download it. It's in MP4 format (or, at least, has an MP4 extension). When I try to open it in Windows Media Player, I get the error ...
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using ffmpeg concat on slideshow videos

I am using ffmpeg to build time lapse animations from still images. The first image is repeated to create a header. Next steps is to concatenate header plus time lapse for final video. Both header and ...
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StageVideo vs embedded video for desktop AIR application

My question is in regards to performance. According to the documentation http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flashplayer/articles/stage_video.html If you are using a a GPU accelerated codec (H.264), the GPU ...
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Stage Video for desktop AIR application on Windows-minimum GPU requirements

According to the Adobe documentation, StageVideo uses Direct3D on Windows and when using a GPU accelerated codec (H.264), will use the GPU for BOTH decoding and compositing ...
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HTML5 video playback is choppy and corrupted in Firefox

I am only experiencing this issue with Firefox. Other browsers work fine. Here are my specs: Firefox 28.0 Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit Intel HD Graphics (driver up-to-date) When I view an HTML5 ...
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nVidia GeForce GT 630M problems

So, this is my video card, supposedly a decent one. http://gpuboss.com/graphics-card/GeForce-GT-630M I cannot however play YouTube videos on 1.25 speed smoothly. There are nVidia drivers installed ...
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Sound is off when using mencoder to capture a VHS

I'm trying to use mencoder to capture a VHS using an OTB102 on a Toshiba Portege R705-P35 (which doesn't have very strong video capabilities). After experimenting with the seemingly endless options ...
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In Sony Movie Studio 13 what's keyboard shortcut to deselect or unselect a clip

I've positioned cursor at a specific time on the timeline, and I want to cut or do something at that specific time, then I realize I've got another clip selected somewhere on the timeline. How do I ...
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Ffmpeg chain references to other parts of the command for dynamic watermark size

I have been reading the ffmpeg documents for a while now. But I can't seem to wrap my mind around how the filters, naming and backreferences work. Or whether what I want is even possible. I am ...
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What could cause graphics corruption “Starburst” pattern?

Some time ago, I picked up an HIS ATI 4670 graphics card. It worked great, except that after 30-40 minutes of gaming (and sometimes Flash or other "2D" video) it would corrupt the display of the game ...
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Is there anyway to play MP4,AVI,MKV inside Firefox Browser?

Firefox brower can handle and stream flv files with help of Adobe Flash Player,it is well known to us.But can we play MP4,AVI,MKV file on Firefox without downloading?
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JWplayer won't play video tell 100% buffering

JWplayer will only play a video after the entire video has downloaded. It will not play what it has already downloaded. I can't watch videos on the web untill the entire video is done loading. For a ...
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avconv stream video from USB webcam without delay

I need to stream video from USB webcam. I am using avconv, but it has delay min 5s. Is possible to stream in real time without delay? avconv -f video4linux2 -i /dev/video0 -vcodec libx264 -f mpegts ...
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clipbucket Unknown encoder 'libfaac'

I am using CB script when i upload any video after uploading it give file to processing this my loge Started on 2013-09-06 20:23:00 - 2013 Sep 06 Checking File .... File : ...
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How do I get avconv/ffmpeg to output video with specific tbn, tbc

My father can only use an old video editor (Pinnacle Studio 12) that is very picky on what video files it imports. Here is the output of avprobe one of the videos it manages to import: encoder: ...
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How is mpeg interleaved?

I need to know after how many frames of video the audio part starts for an mpeg file. So for example, first there are 5 frames of video and after that there are 10 audio samples. This would be ...
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batch file for hardcoding subtitles in multiple videos with ffmpeg

My question at the top: What is the correct way to refer to a dynamic file name for the ass filter when using -filter_complex in ffmpeg? The story and my attempt: I have a folder that contains ...
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Quicktime Video not playing on Google Chrome even after installing plug-in

Even after downloading QuickTime for Windows from Apple website , the video on the following URL still resists to play. http://www.mhvt.net/quicktime/eng/vtc/affiliate_spam/folder_permission.php
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How to constrain/stretch a video to a fixed duration using ffmpeg or avconv?

So I have a few hundred clips of videos, about 1 to 5 seconds each, that I'd like to all play at 2 seconds each...this means for the 1 second videos, they get stretched out, and the 5 second videos, ...
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I Can't See My Media Files

I have a new laptop MSi GE70 2PE Apache Pro with Windows 8.1. I am trying to stream my Blu Ray MKV Media Files from my External Hard Drive, to my Samsung 3D TV UA60F8000 via the Windows Media Player, ...
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Cannot open pictures or videos in Windows 7

A couple of days ago my laptop battery drained and shut down. After attempting to turn on, normal boot resulted in a black screen with startup sound. I then followed a guide which led me to restart in ...