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Proper DVD rip for serving via UPnP

I am a happy user of minidlna (version 1.0.24) on an old Mac Mini G4. It does work quite well in my environment. Since minidlna does not allow transcoding, I would like to rip a set of DVDs (mostly ...
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VLC record button not saving subtitles from DVD

Very simple question regarding VLC. I researched and found nothing. I need to "record" a short clip from a DVD while the keeping the subtitles. So I start playing the segment and the subtitles show ...
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Trying to identify the cause of this display corruption

I don't actually know where the root cause of this issue lies or even how to accurately describe it so I will do my best to provide the details of the situation. Hopefully someone will have a better ...
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Why don't iPhone or iPad compress the video they record? [closed]

I just recorded 30mins of video on an iPad (1080p, of course) and it took up close to 5Gb. So my question: is it really so hard to do on-the-fly compression? Surely that's what those multi-core CPUs ...
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How does the GPU part of an APU output video?

Doesn't an using an APU mean you have to buy a video card or motherboard with integrated graphics and not use much of the functionality, just for the video outputs?
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ffmpeg or video codec

I have this problem but I don't understand if is a codec or wrong ffmpeg profile. I'm viewing a video in a web player (videojs). From some PC video work good but, from other PCs, with the same version ...
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MJPEG format not working

Gphoto2 captures live preview frames from cameras and store them as a MJPEG encoded movie. For some reason, nothing besides ffmpeg works with it as it should, all programs just see the first JPG ...
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My screen goes black when watching a video

I've been having this issues for a lot of months. As I tried to tackle this issues, it hasn't worked out yet. Which is a shame, because it's really annoying. Now I tried googling around, but I found ...
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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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How do I automatically sync all videos I record with my android phone to my desktop?

I record a lot of short videos with my Android phone, and I would like to know the most convenient way to keep them synced with a folder in my desktop (OSX). I automatically sync my media from my ...
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Black Screen while playing PC games

Since yesterday I'm having trouble to play games in my PC. Any games I try to run, the monitor screen just goes black after 5 or 10 minutes of gameplay. The monitor Power light becomes flashing, the ...
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Should I invest in quality or quantity video cards? [closed]

I've run a triple monitor setup for years (two at 1680 x 1050, one at 1920 x 1200) - and always with two video cards (each one costing approx $75). However, with my knowledge of video cards being far ...
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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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How to put border around video to prevent clipping of content

My TV is old and for some reason clips some content off of the left edge. I'm trying to show a video on it in which the left edge is vital to the presentation. Is there some way (with ...
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How to play Facebook videos without Adobe Flash player using Firefox?

I'm using Fedora 21 and using Mozilla Firefox, the latest version. When I had Adobe Flash (flash-plugin) installed, my Computer was freezed at least 4 times in a day, and Gnome shell crashed a lot. ...
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Delete .avi videos by length using Linux terminal

How can I delete videos, via terminal, by length of the video? I have a cutoff point of 30 seconds, and I want to delete anything under that. If I select by size (find . -type f -size +27818098c) it ...
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What type of video cards can be used with Dell GX270 motherboard?

Dell GX720 is quite an old computer I have been given today. Unfortunately I realized that the integrated video adapter (probably Intel 82845G) does not support drivers for recent Windows versions. ...
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Change audio track of a video without codec

I have some AVI files of an old Win 3.11 game, where I want to change the audio track, without touching the video part. I have a (propertiary) codec as *.drv file (VfW; works in Win95), but it is ...
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New system, does not boot, 1 long beep two short

I bought 970A-G43 motherboard with FX-6300 processor. Hooked everything and plugged in an HD 6950 video card. On boot I get 1 long and 2 short beeps regardless if I plug the video on either of the 2 ...
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How to properly connect and configure PC to TV

When I connect my PC (Windows 7) or Mac (Yosemite) to my FullHD Plasma TV, it is properly recognized. However the whole experience is not as good as with a 'native' media player device. The following ...
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overlay transparent animation over video with ffmpeg

Overall task is to overlay animated infographics over video. What I would like as a result shown in this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhMF3WD9pr0 Nice animated semi-transparent cyan line on ...
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Does digital video degrade over time like analog tape does?

Today it is not difficult to find an old VHS from 80s or 90s that has suffered slight or serious degradation in quality over time, but back to the time when it was brand new, it was usually perfect. ...
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ffmpeg: video4linux2 + pulse desync

I was able to get the Video4Linux2 driver to use my USB capture card, Roxio Easy VHS to DVD, but only the audio. I've given up on fixing that, so I'm using my microphone ports, with an RCA adapter. I ...
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FFmpeg / libav / Avconv settings to add higher contrast to a video

I successfully convert videos to mp4 from images turning the video black and white, is there a way to add contrast and brightness to balance the higher contrast so that it looks sharper? Here is the ...
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Is My Monitor Starting To Go?

I've had this monitor for just about 7 and a half years now (it was made in August 2007) and every time it comes back on after my computer has been in sleep mode, it would flicker and now sometimes it ...
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Does a graphics card affect video playback?

I'm looking at buying a new laptop, primarily for playing movies with VLC, browsing, using Microsoft Office, and a bit of coding. The trouble I had with my old laptop, (a dual core celeron running ...
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122 bytes added to mp4 files

I have 1200+ files in my hd, mostly videos, which I backup to an external drive. I sync these files with WinMerge. I have noticed that in one specific folder WinMerge now detects the 4 mp4 files there ...
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How to convert mkv file to mp4 with subtitles and changing DTS audio to AAC or AC3?

I'm very new to ffmpeg, so I have a few questions I hope you could help me with. I have some mkv files that I would like to copy to my PS3, so I have to convert them. Someone told me the easiest way ...
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Splitting audio on a PC with a multiple screen setup

I have 2 samsung pc monitors with build in speakers. What I want to do is play 2 different videos with one PC. One video on the first Samsung PC monitor and another video on the second samsung PC ...
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Changing the default decoder aac(native) into aac(libfdk_aac) or aac(libfaac) [duplicate]

Is is posible to change default decorder of ffmpeg? If I use ffmpeg -i pipe_video.fifo -i pipe_audio.fifo -c:v copy -f flv file.flv ffmpeg automatically changes aac(native) into (mp3)libmp3lame ...
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How do I broadcast webcam footage with a 1 hour delay in VLC?

For an art project I am looking for a way to continuously view the footage from my webcam with a delay of at least 1 hour. I am no expert at all, but I thought maybe it would be possible to record a ...
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Play video on Atom Netbook

I have choppy effect during play video on Atom Assus EEE PC flare series 1025 with Ubuntu Linux. I was trying to play with default player and VLC one. The same net book plays the same video under ...
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Player for playing .mp4sub files

I have just downloaded a bunch of .mp4 files, which are accompanied by .mp4sub files. There are exactly three .mp4sub (named b, c and d) files for each .mp4 (named a). Example pattern: a_Astra.mp4, ...
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how to fix ffmpeg inaccurate time stamp that corrupts thumbnail generation

So this is intreasting i recieved a video upload today with a time stamp of over a hour when i checked the video its only 8mins long. "C:/server/ffmpeg/bin/ffmpeg.exe" -i ...
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Can ffmpeg capture a frame from a part of a video that's been split?

I have a video file split into many small files with the split command (then I can merge them with cat). split --bytes=100M video.mp4 new Now I want to take a snapshot of the beginning of each ...
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How can I make a video “seekable” using ffmpeg when played in VLC player?

I have a .mkv video with the following properties: Input #0, matroska,webm, from 'DEMO.mkv': Metadata: ENCODER : Lavf56.4.101 Duration: 00:00:56.37, start: 2.333000, bitrate: 2032 ...
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my own tv news channel - using vlc streaming

I want to create my own tv channel (using vlc streaming). And for now - it works great: cvlc --sout-keep --loop --sout '#standard{access=http,mux=ts,dst=:2000}' file.avi But i have two problems: ...
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Improve Chrome Local Video Playback Performance

In order to use my new ChromeCast device to play back local videos, I have installed the ChromeCast app on my Chrome browser (on a MacBook Pro) and it all works when I open a local video file in the ...
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How to join two videos with a cross-fade effect using FFmpeg?

I want to merge two video files with a cross-fade effect between them (just about a second long), but without fading to black or white or any colour at all - it has to be a smooth transition from one ...
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Audio playback file length doubled

How come when I load This Music File, the length in the player says it's length is 4:41 but when I right click > save as then open the file it's length has been doubled, so that the 2nd half of the ...
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Add animation to a Powerpoint slide after a video gets over?

Basically I have a video which I'm playing inside a slide, and I need this video to fade away once it finishes playing to reveal the text box behind it. I cant think of anything, or find any option ...
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All videos show a black screen - Chrome 39.0.2171.95

This is a problem (a rather annoying one) that I've had in Chrome for several months (and probably several versions) that I have found no satisfactory answer (i.e. no answer that works) on several ...
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Flash is reducing the volume on external Video Playback

I have been noticing this for some time, but have been unable to diagnose the cause until now I use the secondary video output on my desktop to facilitate my own tv channel for my family (a custom ...
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How to automatically create Windows thumbnails recursively?

I am using Windows 8.1 with Windows Explorer. The image cache ("thumbs.db") is created when I visit a folder containing video, photo, or other such files. I have a problem with this because I have ...
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Chromecast stucky when playing local video

I want to cast a local video on my Macbook computer to TV via Chromecast. I did it by opening the video file with Chrome with Cmd+O command, and casting it via the Chromecast extension of Chrome. It ...
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ffmpeg constant rate factor for different webm qualities

So i came across the following question What is the right way to calculate 1080p 720p 360p 240p quality? But that is for H264 MP4 files. For MP4 files i set the -crf constant rate factor as 18 for ...
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Join and encode files with ffmpeg

I want to join 3 files but every file is a different compression format (xvideo, theora, x264) and they are different resolution. I used this guide before but as far as I know it is only when the ...
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“Play To” to play HEVC files

Currently I can play any HEVC encoded video using VLC via HDMI cable on any target. But since I have a fancy 55LA620S smart TV that supports the "Play To" feature in Windows 8, I'd like to exploit ...
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Using ffmpeg to Stretch the Contrast of a Video

I'm trying to implement what was suggested here: ffmpeg: adaptively stretch contrast The method I thought of is: Separate the L, U and V channels. Apply histeq to the L channel. Recombine the ...
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Do i lose quality when checking “always fit to window”?

I am using vlc to watch the second season of Game of Thrones and i'm wondering if i can set/check the resolution i am running. Also my image which seems like 1080p is a lot smaller than my window ...