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How to create custom thumbnail cover of a video?

I wish to create a custom thumbnail of my movies and other video, just like the one used by TED talks. The example below will illustrate, the video on the right handside is one of the video from TED, ...
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ffmpeg using “-shortest” flag, file ends up longer than input file

I am attemping to use ffmpeg to add a silent audio track to a video file (Instagram requires video files to have an audio track to allow them to upload, for whatever reason), and I am using the ...
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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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Trying to find a video card that's compatible [closed]

Below are the specs for my computer, I recently got a 200$ gift card from walmart and need to find a graphics card that's compatible (Preferably within the 75$ range). MODEL PCV-RS420 PROCESSOR Intel ...
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ffmpeg mov (ProRes) to mp4

I have a .mov file that I am trying to convert to mp4 or avi and having a lot of issues. These are files that were given to me to convert 8mm to digital. I am very new to ffmpeg and conversions. ...
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Does discrete video card use motherboard monitor connector too?

I have Gigabyte GA-B85M-D3H motherboard (MB) with installed GTX770 discrete video card. Both MB and video card have sockets to connect monitors. Are these sockets equivalent? For example, if I play ...
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Windows 8 or Nvidia issue: Part of screen fades out to gray

I have this very weird issue that occurs on my machine, and it's easy to reproduce: Method 1: Go to Youtube or another video site play a video the rest of the screen fades out to gray The video ...
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FFmpeg cuts off ~50ms when I extract+convert audio from video

I want to extract the audio stream from many .MOV files with ffmpeg. The goal is to have output files with small file size and perfectly equal sound to the input file. Currently I'm using this ...
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No video output after BSOD dxgmms1.sys

Today I have paused a (GPU heavy) computer game for a couple of hours. When I returned to my computer, a BSOD was showing mentioning dxgmms1.sys. I had no other choice than to reboot my computer. But ...
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Play UDP stream in VLC?

I receive an UDP video stream of which I know both the IP adresses and the incoming and outgoing ports of both computers. How can I plat his in vlc? udp:@:1234 Doesnt work for me. How to fix this?
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Downloading a Video Clip referenced by a .swf file

I bring up web page: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152432831365653&set=vb.618775652&type=2&theater This web page has a 'window' for playing a video clip. Using Firefox menu entry ...
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Change framerate on MKV container

I got a problem with playback of some MKV containers (89 items, totalling 196,3 GB). The audio+video are encoded in 25 fps, but the subs are totally out of sync - these are encoded on 23.976 fps. My ...
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Can I resize, pad a video and overlay an image in one step with FFMPEG?

I have an input video that is recorded at 640x360 (it's from a webcam if that makes any difference). I want the output to be 1280x720 (double the width of the original) and I want the original video ...
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Powershell script to open random video

I was looking for a way to open random video file in my folder which has about 400 videos (20 videos in 20 subfolders). I found a powershell script and managed it to work, but every time I run it I ...
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How is an HDMI signal converted into video and audio?

How does a display interpret HDMI signals and update its pixels to the right configuration? I would like to write a native C program to perform this task. I am trying to build a video streaming device ...
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ffmpeg merging mp3, mp4, no sound with copy codec

I am using ffmpeg to create a video. The source is a set of png images (one per frame) and an mp3 file. I want to create an mp4 with sound. I am doing it in two stages for now. Step one converts the ...
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Firefox: H.264 Video Support

I have Firefox 34 and OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems v1.1 addon installed and enabled. The problem is that Firefox can not play H.264 video. I used this page for testing and here is ...
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Swapping index of an MP4 file with FFMpeg

I run a web application which provides a few videos on it. Those videos are being displayed with a flash-video-player. Unfortunately, the index of those container-files is at the end of the file, so ...
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fade in png with transparency into an mp4 video

I am trying to overlay a png file with transparency into an mp4 video the original video is 20sec and I want to overlay the transparent png from 00:10 to 00:20 of the original video, with the 00:10 - ...
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VLC plays only part of avi file

Downloaded avi movies play only 8 minutes of a longer movie, whatever the overall length (usually between 18 and 25 mins). When opening the movie, the following message comes up: Is the problem ...
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How to test videos for artifacts?

I am having some issues with videos where the encoding gets choppy for a stretch: frames jumping back and forth, pixels bleeding from one frame into another. Like in this video right there. I know ...
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combine three videos between specific time using ffmpeg

I have a situation where I want to combine 3 videos The first video (guide.mp4) is the guide and the other 2 are small pieces that need to go inside the "guide". In a graphical manner, I have the ...
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F4V to MP4 via FFMPEG (Bitrate viewer)

I have a several F4V that I've captured using Flash media Live Encoder and I need to convert them to MP4s. As I understand F4V are fairly identical to the MP4 format so we used "copy" for the video ...
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How to keep/force aspect ratio using ffmpeg

I would like to remove pt-br audio and convert english DTS to AC3 and I'm using this command: ffmpeg -i input.mkv -c:v copy -c:s copy -c:a ac3 -ac 2 -map 0:0 -map 0:2 -map 0:3 -aspect 16:9 test.mkv ...
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downsample mp4 in windows

I have an hd camera that records huge mp4 files in full hd. I want to publish the videos to the web, but the files are too big. How do I downsample the mp4 files so that they are 600 pixels wide and ...
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FFmpeg Unable to find a suitable output format for … [RPi]

I was trying to set-up ffmpeg on RPi to stream video from webcam. This is my launch script: ffserver -f /etc/ffserver.conf & ffmpeg -v verbose -r 5 -s 640x480 -f video4linux2 -i /dev/video0 ...
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ffmpeg - video from single image with (multiple) video overlays

i'm using the following ffmpeg command to generate a (15s) video from a single image ffmpeg -loop 1 -i image.png -c:v libx264 -t 15 -pix_fmt yuv420p -vf scale=1280:720 out.mp4 The second command ...
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convert avi file to mp4 in linux

I have a bunch of avi files. I would like to convert them to mp4 format while retaining their small file size. I am using linux. Can someone please show step by step how to make the conversion, ...
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Use external DVD player with computer to play movies

I have a Sony BDP-S5200 Blu Ray player. It works fine with TVs, but I would like to connect it to my computer and watch movies using my computer monitor and speakers. Is that possible? The player has ...
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How to enable php extention in centOS 6.5 with php 5.5

I have installed ffmpeg extension using this tutorial in Cent OS 6.5 with PHP 5.5. When I check with # ffmpeg command in terminal. it shows me following output ffmpeg version 2.2.1 Copyright (c) ...
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Can't get LG BH16NS40 to play Blu-Ray

I have an LG BH16NS40 internal DVD/Blu-Ray player, but I cannot get it to play Blu-Rays. I have updated it to the latest firmware. It came with some "CyberLink" software but I uninstalled it because ...
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How to embed YouTube videos in Microsoft Word 2013?

How do I embed a YouTube video into Microsoft Word 2013 in the website editor?
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Gigabyte GA-F2A88XN No onboard video

So I've been struggling with this motherboard for like a 3 straight days, and finally figured out the problem is the on board video out would not allow me to post. Well it was posting, I just couldn't ...
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Stream all sounds over wireless network to stereo amp (low latency for watching movies)

I've read up alot on this topic, but couldn't find anything really sufficient yet. The goal is to stream all the sound I'm hearing from my Windows machine via my wireless network to my stereo amp. ...
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Enabling on board video (Biostar N61PB-M2S) and GT 610

I'm currently trying to enable the on board video of my mother board and my GT 610 simultaneously so I can add a third monitor to my setup. In my BIOS options there are two modes for the on board ...
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Resume transcoding a video with ffmpeg

I have a node server that uses child-process to use ffmpeg to convert a video to mp4. However if the server crashes while transcoding, then I'd like to resume transcoding the file (similar to -C with ...
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Videos from website do not show in Firefox running on Windows XP

This problem shows up using Firefox 33.1.1 on Windows XP (Service Pack 3). NBA Stats allows you to review past games by watching play-by-play video segments. I use this website to cross-check my logs ...
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Working media player for VirtualBox [closed]

I use VirtualBox 4.18 and I'd like to play various video files (various codecs like Xvid and x264, various containers like AVI and MKV). Unfortunately, the following players cannot render Direct3D ...
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How to set profile compatibility of an fMP4 using ffmpeg?

I'm using ffmpeg to generate a fragmented mp4 stream that will be consumed by an HTML5 player. I think I have a correctly formatted mp4 stream of data with an empty moov at the start and a series of ...
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How do I view an AVI file that requires GTCC codec?

I have pretty much tried every type of decoder package out there (K-lite, CCCP, Satsuki, etc.) but no luck. I used an old webcam back in the early 2000s when recording. Really need to know what this ...
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Tool allowing to resume and bookmark specific location of video/playlist

I am going insane trying to watch a course of videos on a bunch of different folders. I aggregated all the folders into one huge playlist (in different Windows players) but each time i resume ...
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How can cut the time it takes to tag videos using Windows Explorer?

When I try to tag a video using windows explorer it takes roughly 10-20 seconds for it to complete. If I try to tag multiple videos using the same tag it takes even longer? How can I cut this time ...
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YouTube pages unresponsive on Chrome

For one or two days now, whenever I open a YouTube page on Google Chrome, I have dialog boxes similar to this one : On this screenshot, the active tab is not the YouTube page, but the same bug ...
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FFmpeg - Cut video into segments, transcode them individually, then concatenate & output to .ts

This is a follow-up question to audio error when concatenating clips using ffmpeg What I'd like to achieve is the following: Cut an input video into chunks Transcode each chunk (video and audio) ...
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Playing VLC while gaming

I've discovered that, for certain games (such as Assassin's Creed IV), in order to play video in VLC and game at the same time on a separate monitor you have to change the video mode of VLC. I ...
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How to convert a video file to XVID format? [duplicate]

I need to convert existing MP4 files to the XVID format with the .AVI extension. Specifically to something like this: I've tried Camtasia, Handbrake and VLC, but they don't seem to support this ...
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FFMpeg generated m3u8 segmented videos long delay before playback starts

I am using ffmpeg to generate a segmented list of files in order to stream them to an iOS app. The list of files is generated fine but when it comes time to play them, the video needs to be downloaded ...
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PowerPoint Linked Video's Path

There is two way to insert a big file into powerpoint. Embedding and linking. I have linked some videos in one of slides. I need to move my powerpoint into another PC, but it looks linking objects ...
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My Youtube video is cut

I just uploaded a video on this link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EXNgbNSveo Take a look at the first part of the video and then skip to near the end - you'll see that Youtube cut the left guy ...
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How to soft code non-english subtitles for movies to be playable on Sony smart TVs

I'm looking for a way to soft code non-English subtitles (common formats .srt etc) into movies and they be playable in a Smart TV like Sony Bravia. i tried to use mkvmerge GUI (mmg) and it did it very ...