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Is there any way I can control the output of my webcam?

I actually got this idea when I was using Google Hangouts; I was wondering if there was any way I could "hack" my webcam to make Hangouts display video that wasnt actually being supplied as input. ...
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Problems with YouTube not playing any videos

This just started today, All of a sudden, YouTube videos doesn't play at all. It just keeps buffering. It has nothing to do with my internet because I can watch videos and surf everywhere apart ...
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cannot display this video mode optimum resolution 1280x1024 60hz

PC configurations: Quad Core 4GB ram 160 GB Hard disk 256mb 64bit Raedon x1600 series PCI card Dell 1908 FP LCD Windows 7 Ultimate Problem : Whenever I tried to install whether windows 8 or ...
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I get wrong aspect ratio for images and video converted using ffmpeg

I am trying to convert some old movie files to images (and later to reencode as h.264). The problem is that the resulting images are stretched vertically. Here is the ffmpeg command: ffmpeg -i ...
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I can copy a file from my NAS but not watch it

I have a cheap embedded linux NAS (a Seagate Central.) The device is certainly underpowered, but it's not entirely useless. One thing that bugs me is that I can reliably copy a 300MB AVI file to my ...
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Export movie in specific dimensions or in the exact same dimension as the source

I use iMovie 9 for simple stuff like combining videos made with my photo camera and phone. Now and then I get movies that are not in standard dimensions. I want to import and export them in the same ...
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Screen turns black for a few secs while watching full screen video

After I have changed my video card to MSI N770 TF 2GD5/OC, nVidia GeForce, GTX770 is started to blink (turn black for a few seconds) while watching full screen video (with MPC-HC). The blackouts ...
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Video Converter to H.264 with Nvidia Card using GPU acceleration (WMV to MP4)

I'm currently using an Nvidia 660 GTX trying to convert WMV files to .MP4 (h.264) using 2 pieces of software Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate (latest version) Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate ...
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Merge two audio and one video when reeconding

I know it seems this is answered, but I can't merge two audio files and one video. My command is: ffmpeg -i file.mp4 -i file.aac -i file.mp3 -itsoffset 4 -i file_1.mov -itsoffset 10 -i file_2.mov ...
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Windows 7 Free Screen Capture with Audio From Speakers [closed]

I've done some searching and tinkering, and have been impressed with the difficulty of doing something that I think should be standard, built in functionality to an OS. I'm looking for a general ...
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How to convert audio to video with VLC?

I'm familiar with the use of VLC to transcode videos, or to extract audio from video. What I'd like to do is the reverse of that. I have a very long MP3 and would like to generate a simple video ...
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ffmpeg convert swf to mp4 error

my command: ffmpeg -i /Users/xxx/Downloads/demo.swf -y /Users/xxx/Downloads/demo.mp4 demo.swf has many frames and 9 photos, but ffmpeg convert result is only 9 frames: "frame=9 fps=0.0 q=-1.0 ...
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Source HQ/SQ/LQ videos from Facebook Graph API [on hold]

Is there a way to retrieve the multiple video sources that are available through Facebook's Graph API? The typical output returns a source: "source": ...
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ffmpeg - Normalize Audio With Varying Audio Volume

I have a .MOV file whose sound I would like to normalize. However, when I run the following command I see that the volume varies (mono to stereo and with varying max_volume levels) throughout the ...
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How to configure VLC auto-resizing for low-resolution files

I play a mix of 320p/480p/720p content via VLC, and each time I open one of the smaller resolutions for playing, VLC makes the window small - can I configure it such that if the content is less than ...
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Video grabbing card

I have a device (basically monitor+some kind of stripped computer as a blackbox) that is able to produce video output via S-VIDEO and Video Out (like this one: ...
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How to split an MPEG-2 video stream accurately?

I got a NTSC DVD iso image, and the video stream was encoded to H.262/MPEG-2 format,but there are two chapters located in three seperated .vob files, the film in the first chapter has been processed ...
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Creating video from set of images on windows with java language

I am stuck making a video from set of images using ffmpeg on Windows. For a single image it is converting into mp4 but for a set of images it failed, I have converted single % to double % with double ...
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Is it possible to address three monitors with different refresh rates on AMD EyeFinity?

I currently have two 60Hz LCD's and a EyeFinity video card that supports 3-6 monitors. If I purchase a third monitor that supports 144Hz, will I be able to use the its maximum refresh rate while using ...
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Merging audio and video files of different length using mp4box

I have to merge video and audio file together. Currently I am using this command mp4box -flat -add <video> -add <audio> <outputfile>.mp4 But the problem is, if the video is of say ...
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ffmpeg add audio but keep video length the same (not -shortest)

I'm adding audio to a video file using ffmpeg like so ffmpeg -i videofile.mp4 -i audiofile.wav output.mp4 However this extends the output video file to be the length of the audio file if it is ...
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Seeking in live transcoding video (via rtmp)

this is my setup: avconv transcodes a video on the fly and send it to nginx which is configured with rtmp support. I can watch the stream with vlc for example. But I can't fast forward or so. I see ...
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How to make the cygwin fontconfig package inherit Windows fonts?

I'm using a cygwin64 build of ffmpeg (1, 2) to burn subtitles into a video file as follows: $ ffmpeg -i file.mp4 -vf subtitles=file.srt file.ts ffmpeg version 1.2.3 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the FFmpeg ...
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Windows PC users watch videos over LAN without Copy possibility

Is there any idea to make videos playable on Windows PCs over LAN, so the users can not copy the played files. Thank you.
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How to remove fisheye from videos on Ubuntu

I have some videos I have taken using a head-mounted video-camera. The camera records the videos with a 'fisheye' effect. How do I remove it?
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How to save udp stream to .ts files whith ffmpeg while keeping timestamp?

I need to record a live udp stream containing multiple TV programs ( up to 30 ) to .ts files .To do so i'm using FFMPEG . I have a muxer at work , but i dont go there everyday so im using a sample ...
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What video format works both on Windows and all Apple products out-of-the-box?

What format and encoding should I use for video that would play out-of-the-box on both Windows and all Apple products (iPad, iPhone, etc.)? I know that the correct way to render an animation, is to ...
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What exactly does windows 7 themes service do

I was having issues with video playback of large (nearly 4k) videos. Part of the video was tearing, I knew the hardware was capable of playing the video ok, but in several applications the video would ...
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How to extend AND mirror the screen?

Currently I have one laptop with one HDMI port. I'm looking at getting a USB to VGA. Ultimately I would like to have 2 monitors. 1 that extends the laptop screen and 1 that mirrors the laptop screen. ...
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Why there are JPEG files with weird file names in folders with videos

Windows 8.1: 64-bit. Since couple of days I see that that in every folder containing a video[s], found a JPEG file with a weird name followed by a file name of a video in the folder. + Is that ...
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How to downclock the GPU

Hi My nvidia 8600M GT video card seems to be dying. It freezes the laptop after intense use, then if I restart the display doesn't work right anymore (it shows some random vertical bands). I have to ...
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Video playback is not smooth on Ubuntu

I have an Intel NUC N2820 unit connected to Sony television (KDL-40Z4500) over HDMI. I am trying to setup video playback of a video from my camcorder (H.264 1080/25p) on Ubuntu. This is the output ...
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1080p not as smooth as 1080i on Sapphire Edge VS4

I have a Sapphire Edge VS4 connected to Philips 37pfl monitor and running Windows 7 32 bit Ultimate. I also use the Catalyst Control Center program to calibrate the screen. When I choose 1080p ...
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Ffmpeg drawtext on top of scaled video regardless of image size

I am making a video from single image using ffmpeg and draw text on top of the video. How can I drawtext that will overlay on top of the scaled video size instead of the image scale? Right now when ...
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ffmpeg video with single image and drawtext failed, -loop causes short freeze

I am trying to create a video from single image and add a text on top. Command on Ubuntu: ffmpeg -loop 1 -r 1 -i image.jpg -b:v 1M -vf scale=320:240 ...
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Can I connect adapt a laptop's mini displayport to a monitor's hdmi port and get 2560 x 1440 resolution?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with a mini displayport (mini DP) port and a monitor with HDMI as well as dual-link DVI-D (digital). I know that I can get an active adapter and go from the laptop's ...
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Putting a lower bitrate of my video stream in my current mp4 container

What I have is an MP4 movie with a video stream and an audio stream. What I want in the output is an MP4 file containing: the same video stream the same audio stream the same video stream with a ...
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VLC Throws “could not blit surface error”

I am receiving UDP video Stream coming out from my embedded board... But when i change the resolution of output stream(Form NTSC to 720p)i don't receive any data on VLC and in debug messages of VLC i ...
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Ffmpeg not copying location metadata

I'm converting vidoes and even though I"m using -map_metadata 0 ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -map_metadata 0 output.mp4 The above code defaults to libx264/libvo_aacenc. The location metadata is not copied, ...
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Split MKV based on Chapters

I have a long MKV file which I want to split into its individual chapters. Running ffmpeg -i long.mkv gives me all the information about the chapters embedded in the file: Duration: 01:23:45.80, ...
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How to keep VLC subtitles in one place?

I playing a video file with a .srt subtitle file using VLC on OSX 10.8.5. The subtitles are displayed, however the location changes randomly every few sentences from low (the regular sub position) to ...
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MPC-HC + AC3filter playing too fast with DTS-HD MA

Video plays too fast, as if fast forward was enabled. It used to happen with VFR MKV video, and was fixed with View > Render Settings > Presentation > Enable Frame Time Correction. This week this ...
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Sound, Videos stop playing after computer has been on for a bit

When I turn my computer on, and go to YouTube, I can watch videos and play music. However, after some time videos won't play anymore, and the sound completely fails. Even when I play local MP3 it ...
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AMD R9 280: Output fades over black stepwise

I've got a problem with my Sapphire R9 280 Dual-X OC with Boost. I made a video with my smartphone camera: http://hwluxx.yannickihmels.de/streifenweise-ueber-schwarz.mp4 In the video you can see ...
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Add image overlay to video to replace head

I want to replace a person's head with one of three static images (left/right/front view) in a video, without editing every single frame. I have no problem with the result looking amateurish and cheap ...
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How to start watermark video when it appears?

This is my scenario: I want to add a watermark video in other video, but I want that the watermark starts when it appears. Actually I'm able to display a watermark video and playing it from the ...
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ffmpeg: Adding Drawtext timecode & Watermark with -filter_complex, Stream Matching

I am trying to add the timecode with drawtext and put a logo with ffmpeg. The command line looks like this: ffmpeg -i INPUT.MP4 -i logo.png / -filter_complex ...
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Issue in converting the video

I'm trying to convert a video of configuration 1080p-Resolution; 18Mps-video bitrate; 30fps to 1080p; 18Mps; 60fps using ffmpeg on windows platform. I use the command: ffmpeg -i input.avi -r 60 ...
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Why are Hebrew vowels, in VLC's subtitles, shifted one character to the right?

I see a strange phenomenon on VLC. I created a SRT subtitles file that contains Hebrew with vowels (nikud ניקוד). The vowels are placed correctly in the SRT file: [21:19 Administrator@DellIns14 tmp] ...
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Manually add video file to Chrome cache

This might be a bit of an odd question considering most people want to do the opposite (i.e, save a video file to disk from cache), but I'm using CyTube (http://cytu.be/) to simulwatch shows with my ...