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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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Darwin Streaming Server live stream in windows

We are trying to live stream webcam through Darwin Streaming Server on windows 7. we have installed and configured DSS correctly and getting the videos in the movie folder out correctly. But when we ...
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How to use VLC as a DVR (split-screen)?

Is there any way to make VLC tune into multiple sources/streams and display them as a single split screen? My Main goal is to then take this single screen and multicast it on my office network. If ...
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Replica video pauses when the main video is minimize

replica video keeps pausing when the main video is minimized so I'm force to hide the main at the bottom right side. Is there any solution out there? that the replica video would still play even ...
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Mencoder mixes 2 different subtitles when “burning-in” an srt subtitle file

I'm using mencoder (version 1.1-4.8 on Ubuntu 14.04) to encode various avi, mp4 and mkv files into smaller .avi files with srt subtitles "burned in" (to view in a portable dvd player that has very ...
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Internet Connection timing out If I don't stream video online

I have a problem with my broadband connection because it's always timing out until I accidentally discovered that it will stabilize once I play online videos like youtube.. Please see image attached ...
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PC firefox play youtube video on samsung smart tv youtube app

From my android phone I can play any YouTube video on my Samsung Smart TV or my Chromecast. I would like to play YouTube videos from my PC with Firefox on other smart devices, too. Scenario: I ...
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How to load a video as a screensaver on Windows 10?

I need to load a video as a screensaver, so that once the screensaver is on, the video starts playing in full screen. On mouse event, the screensaver behavior could be normal, ie, go to the logon ...
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Generating a thumbnail reel from a video with image magik and/or ffmpeg

I read a post detailing how you can call ffmpeg from image magik. I want to learn how to: Take a series of screenshots from a video, store them in memory (dont' write all images to disk) at the end ...
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All pc audio out of sync with video

All the audio coming out of my PC seems to be out of sync with video. The delay is a fraction of a second but it is very noticeable when watching lip synced videos. I am using a MSI Z97 motherboard ...
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How to add zoom in effect to a video?

I'm working in a project where I should generate a video, from an input set of videos or images. The problem is when I generate the video I must add a zoomin effect to each input element. I solved ...
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Use avconv and image magick to convert video into reduced size gif

I'm using this answer to convert a video capture of a small section of my screen to a gif for a tutorial on a webapp. The problem is that the gif conversion increases the file size. avconv -i ...
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Create video with fading images

I have a problem with ffmpeg, I tried a lot but I don't succeed. Could someone help? I want to show images on a video, those images have to fade in and out. However it is unknown how many images ...
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Obtaining block type statistics with FFprobe

Is it possible to obtain the number intra- and inter-coded blocks in a video sequence using FFprobe. I know that one can get the frame type for all frames with the following: ffprobe -show_frames ...
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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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Google HTML5 looping gone

Previously it was possible to loop Youtube videos by double right clicking on the video frame and checking loop. Now when I double right click, this is gone. In the screenshot below you can see what I ...
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QEMU/KVM can't set qxl video ram size

I'm trying to enlarge video memory size of qxl-vga device. Guest os (windows 7) shows only 16mb of video memory available. I've installed windows guest tools. When I'm trying to set more video memory ...
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How/where does a GoPro camera store HiLight tags?

My Question in a Nutshell How/where does a GoPro camera store HiLight tags? Where I have Looked for the HiLight Tags I have already tried to find the created tags in the following locations – to no ...
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How to make MPC-HC to cache more aggressively

The buffer for streamed video in MPC-HC is too small and can't be expanded in user preferences.
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Concat (filter_complex) does not work for me, but Demux and Protocol do

Four parts were cut from a much larger .ts video file using vlc. The `cuts' were made using start-time, stop-time which possibly resulted in video boundaries which were not well-defined. I could not ...
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Video and audio gradually desyncs in browser

Edit: After a suggestion from Xen2050 I found out that it's probably because of my wireless headset. Now I only need to find out how to fix the problem. This is what happens with every video I watch: ...
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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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My games are showing more than 80 fps output but I can't really see that 60 fps ingame smoothness

Actually I don't even know does this question actually belong to SuperUser, but I still wish to try. I've recently built more or less decent gaming PC with: 16 GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GTX-970 4Gb GDDR5 ...
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How to dismiss Facebook video fullscreen right-click menu?

When watching a Facebook video in Full Screen mode (in Chrome), I sometimes right-click as a misclick. This bring up a menu with options to {Pause,Mute,Show Video URL} , like this : I want to ...
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Synchronized video playback over the network

I would like to play the same video on two different computers, and synchronize them approximately over the internet. I'd like to watch videos together with my friend while talking on Skype. It'd be ...
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Need help using procmon to debug “Power surge on USB port”

Like many others, I've seen a power surge on usb port error message pop up on my computer. Tried the usual fixes including replacing usb equipment and drivers. No luck. However, I have noticed that ...
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FFMPEG concat does not include a looped image (using named pipes)

After a lot of research and testing, I wrote a command that I can adapt for multiple sources to be concatenated using FFMPEG. I'm running into a problem though with add looped images (as videos) into ...
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Need windows video player with seek preview feature

I am looking for a windows video player with the seek preview feature, like the one in the Hulu player described as follows: "Seek Preview displays a preview thumbnail when the mouse hovers over a ...
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Android SIP / VoIP with doorbell: View video before answering

I am currently using the 2N Helios IP Vario doorbell device. It can be used via SIP protocol, but can also communicate with the 2N Android app directly, without an additional server, which I would ...
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How to stream multiple files on demand in VLC?

Is there any way at all that I can set up VLC on a server PC in such a way that I can access a list of all my videos from another PC, and pick one to be streamed on demand? I've been pointed at this ...
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How to include video (video file, not online video!) in microsoft word?

How can I include video (I mean video file that is on my hdd that will be included inside word file, not online video!) in Microsoft Word 2013/2016? I need to include it as a video that can be played ...
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Stop screen changing when using HDMI Switch on PC?

I have a HDMI Switch which has both my Xbox and PC going into it. I also have another screen which is only my PC on DVI When I use my PC I use the dual screen setup and it works fine However when I ...
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How do I get the number of frames in a video on the linux command line?

I have a video file and I want to get the number of video frames that are in it. I can use ffmpeg to get the length of the video and the FPS. However I can't see anything obvious for the total number ...
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VLC h265 failure to display

In VLC 2.2.1, an MKV file fails to show video, playing audio OK. Error message: Codec `hevc' (MPEG-H Part2/HEVC (H.265)) is not supported. http://pastebin.com/7duQbH6S has the verbose debug ...
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Dynamically rotate video to preserve orientation

I've been taking some long videos with my mobile phone. To best match the situation, I've been switching from landscape to portrait several times during the videos. I replay those video on a fixed ...
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create AVC_Intra from uncompressed in best quality

I have some 720p uncompressed YUV video and I need to transcode this video into an AVC-Intra using the best possible quality. The best possible Quality is needed, because the video probably will be ...
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VirtualDub AVI Capture: Video delayed by ~ 4 seconds

I am using VirtualDub 1.10.4 to capture audio and video from video-only DirectShow device: [dshow @ 0000018baeadb920] DirectShow video device options (from video devices) [dshow @ 0000018baeadb920] ...
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Are 1080p monitors better than a 4k monitor?

Ok so I own an asus 144 mhrz 1 ms response time monitor (for gaming) and i was able to stream a 4k video on it, keep in mind this is a 1080p monitor and it looked pretty good. So why do people even ...
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How does a normal user determine the framerate of streamed Flash video?

As a normal end user, is there a way to determine the framerate of a streamed Flash video? The right-click context menu gives access to the Flash version number and permissions, but nothing about the ...
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How do I play the media that appears on this site?

I'm trying to use this site for a project that I'm working on and having an immense amount of difficulty playing the videos that appear there. I have tried using Chrome which consistently gives me ...
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youtube video file direct downloading / downloading blocked videos

for example, here is a video that is blocked in every country:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUOzJt8H3Y4 how come this site:https://www.youtube2mp3.cc/ can get/download its audio track in mp3, but ...
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Why is my memory not being fully utilized on my laptop?

Got a Toshiba Satellite C75D-B7202, which came with a pretty modest 6GB RAM. But it's absolutely crawling, approaching the speed of a glacier at times. Checked out performance in Task Manager: ...
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HD Pro Webcam C920 video choppy on new Win 10 PC using any software other than Logitech Webcam Software

I have a brand new Windows 10 PC with tons of memory and a fast solid state hard drive. I have a Logitech HD Pro C920 Webcam. It works fine only when using Logitech Webcam Software. But that ...
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Get total run-time of all video files in subfolders?

I have a bunch of AVI files in many folders on an external hard drive. I need to find out the total run-time of all the videos combined. I know I could toss them into a third party application and ...
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Embed a picture-based overlay subtitle

I've been trying to embed a subtitle (a picture-based one, I'm having issues with plex, but this is an other story) to .mkv. I've tried it with this code: ffmpeg -i input.mkv -filter_complex ...
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Using ffmpeg to cut a portion of a mkv

So I'm trying to extract a portion of a video but for some reason the output file has a higher bitrate than the original! The original has a 9 mbps bitrate and the resulting file has like 21.9 mbps! ...
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Is there an USB adapter for secondary display with RCA output?

I need to use my TV as a second monitor for my notebook. But I'd like to use the TV's AV input (RCA). My notebook's VGA output is broken, so I'll need to buy an external video adapter. I've seen many ...
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File causing player to play 'arbitrary' data

I have come across a really weird thing, and I'm asking so that you might be able to help me make sense of the situation - which I believe shouldn't occur. So... I started downloading a video file ...
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Adobe Flash not working in Opera

I'm using Opera as my browser on a Windows 8.1, 64-bit computer, and recently, when I try to watch online videos i.e. on BBC iPlayer, the video shows a message saying "Adobe Flash Player is out of ...
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ffmpeg settings for VHS mpeg2/mp2 to H264/MP4 VBR conversion and reducing file size

My input is as follows: Input #0, mpeg, from 'D:\Videos\2015.mpg': Duration: 01:49:08.74, start: 0.220000, bitrate: 4940 kb/s Stream #0:0[0x1e0]: Video: mpeg2video (Main), yuv420p(tv, bt470bg), ...