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Keeping Text Sharp whilst shrinking video size - Handbrake

I've recorded a bunch of videos using a high def webcam, and with a website overlay (think of a sports broadcast, with the score on the bottom of the screen). These videos are 720p avi's, but have a ...
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How to play video (mp4) fullscreen using html and javascript like youtube?

If you go to m.youtube.com from android using Chrome when you go to a video you see a preview (static image with play button overlay). As you click the image the video starts fullscreen. I wish to do ...
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Running vlc qt4 interface with Bumblebee on Debian

I am running Debian Jessie on a laptop with 2 video cards. I use Bumblebee to switch between cards. The optirun command initializes a new x server, that runs on the faster but more power consuming ...
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What is videos file made of?

I tried opening videos file .avi format,with notepad++ and i found many weird characters in it.I copied all the charaters in the file and paste it on another notepad++ file and save it as new.avi.Now, ...
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Pixelated MKV x264 playback

I have ~100 movies in x264 mkv with file sizes between 8-15GB. All of them display the grayish pixelation. They'll be ok for 5-15 minutes and then as scenes change they'll receive the pixelation. ...
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Why'd a 1080p video playing on 1366x768 resolution screen show black bars?

Above is a screenshot of the properties of the video I played in VLC. As you can see, it clearly shows that the video is 1080p. But when I am playing the video on my Windows laptop (with a 1366x768 ...
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Windows 7 PC going to sleep while streaming video in web browser

This odd behavior just started happening on my Windows 7-based HTPC in the last couple of weeks. Whenever I'm watching video in my web browser (both Firefox and Chrome), the sleep setting of the PC ...
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Record audio and video by using FFmpeg

I tried to record audio and video at the same time by using FFmpeg. However, several problems occurred. Here is my code: ffmpeg -f alsa -ar 24000 -i plughw:1 -acodec aac -strict experimental -f ...
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Wowza Media Server: Do we really need it? [closed]

I have a dedicated server running a video website. All videos encoded to .mp4 format, and I use Jwplayer. MP4 format can be play on all browsers, andriod phones, windows phones, iPhones, iPads...etc ...
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How can I expire a video after a date? [duplicate]

My question should explain all by itself and these are my requirements: I have few videos which I shoot myself and share them. I do not want any other restrictions on them other than that it should ...
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Fast & Accurate trimming of small parts from mp4 files

I am looking for a method to quickly trim around 2 frames from the edges of mp4 files. Using ffmpeg I am able to do that with the following, however i'd like something faster: ffmpeg -y -i myVid.mp4 ...
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HIS Multiview II USB Video Adapter not compatible with Intel(R) 82945G Express Chipset Family on Windows 7?

I attempted to install a HIS Multiview II USB Video Adapter on Windows 7 64-bit. When I tried to install the driver, from the website and from the dvd that came with it, I got an error stating that ...
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Interruptions on the encoder output stream

I have next scheme: input video stream --> SDI converter --> encoder (that delivers HD content to CDN). I got a problem - when i increase the bitrate of outgoing stream to 4000Kbps - there are ...
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Cutting multi-bitrate MP4 files for Helix Server with FFmpeg

We are using Helix Server in order to distribute Video On Demand (with multi-bitrate) Content among our audience. This means that there is one MP4 file that contains multiple video streams and one ...
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Which is better videos subdomain name: video.example.com or videos.example.com? [closed]

Going to develop a video site as a subdomain. Which is a better option. videos.example.com or video.example.com I will further go for subdomains like images/image, answers/answer, ...
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Adobe premier CS6 could not find any capable video play module

I installed Adobe premier CS6 into my PC but I'm getting following enclosed error, When I Google it I found following solution has mentioned, 1) Include the Adobe premier .exe and GPUSniffer file ...
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How can I reduce latency on VLC

I 'm working on a video streaming application. Server is a Linux machine (ffmpeg-ffserver) and client is a Windows machine (vlc player). There is a latency of about 6 seconds. Despite the fact that ...
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WMV video file only plays partially [duplicate]

I have a WMV file which I converted from streaming from a camcorder via a firewire port. This worked perfectly before and I could watch it from start to finish in the past, as well as seek to any ...
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Flash player crashes in fullscreen, with white screen,

When I play a video on youtube it is crashing. On my last laptop there is no problem, on my gf there is no problem either. I bought this new laptop Chrome 33.0.1750.146 m Windows 8.1 (64-bit) Intel ...
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Extract video frames display time and frame number

I would like to extract each frame and its display time. The purpose will be to later compare the output between two videos (reference/original video and the transmitted video) and see what frames are ...
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New FFMPEG; “[swscaler @ 0xa314080] Warning: data is not aligned! This can lead to a speedloss”

related to ; Create a screencast with ffmpeg: how to keep video+audio in sync? ffmpeg version 2.2.git Copyright (c) 2000-2014 the FFmpeg developers built on Mar 13 2014 16:08:45 with gcc 4.8 ...
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Why does FFmpeg segment_times create webm files with incorrect duration and start times?

I have a MOV file that I want to split into several smaller files (at certain timestamps in a comma-separated list). I'm simultaneously compressing the video into WEBM files. The command I'm using ...
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VIDIOC_STREAMON failed: Device or resource busy [VLC media player]

I 'm trying to achieve video recording from my UVC webcam, using VLC (Ubuntu 13.04). Both uvc-kernel-module and v4l2-utils are installed. I am able to detect /dev/video0 which is the only video device ...
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What is the optimal codec and encoding parameters to encode Video Podcast?

I've got recorded PowerPoint presentation (video podcast) - static slides, mainly texts, some static infographics with voice of the presenter (speech only). It lasts about 1 hour and encoded to .avi ...
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Can I record video using LIVE555 Streaming Media?

I 'm looking for recording and streaming real-time video between Linux server and Windows client (VLC player). For this reason, I want server to be able to trasmit over UDP. I tried with FFmpeg ...
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Why does Netflix perform better (more efficiently) in full-screen mode?

I noticed the other day that when watching a movie on Netflix in Chrome on my Retina MacBook Pro, the fans would spin up more quickly when I was just watching the video in a single tab in a regular ...
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storing and securing the video using ffmpeg

this is my first question on the site. Currently I am working on one application which captures the video and store it in the system hard drive. Both the functionality is working fine.We are storing ...
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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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Issue with reds, blues and greens on video playback

Newbie here. Trying desperately to overcome this problem of neon-like color and distortion when I play a video. Often the sidebars of basically non-video screens (like email) have the same sort of ...
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How to delay audio?

I have a chromecast, which streams video to my tv with about a two second lag. Audio streaming has not yet been implemented for the feature I'm using. The audio still comes out of my computer ...
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ffmpeg : creating video from image results in just 1 second video

I'm trying to create a short video file out of a single image for 5 seconds on a windows machine using ffmpeg. The video file is to be used to concat in front of video files taken with a camera that ...
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How to keep EXIF data in a DSLR video after editing / compressing with Photoshop CC?

So I have a bunch of home video files with my kids and family. I want to do some edits like text overlay, music backgrounds etc and also compress them using Photoshop CC. However, after compressing or ...
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Video filter to fix comnponent video from capture card?

I have an Aver HD DVR. I am using composite to capture video from the PS3 (since HDMI has HDCP). However, when using component video instead of HDMI, there is a slight blur or color aura around the ...
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Why does FFmpeg append blank black video to the end of my MP4 files when compressed from MOV?

I have several large MOV files that I want to compress to MP4. Unfortunately, when I use FFmpeg, it appends lots of black (blank) video at the end. (The destination file is longer than the source ...
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ffmpeg: adaptively stretch contrast

Consider a (color) video recorded under poor conditions. Its frames' brightest pixels are well below pure white, its darkest ones well above pure black. Can each frame's contrast be stretched closer ...
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Quicktime killed my AVCHD file

I have a Sony DSC-HX50V photo camera. The system I have been using for video storage is this AVCHD thing, which consists of a big file storing all the videos. Using Quicktime under Mac OS 10.9.2, it ...
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Change video duration tag

In any OS when you click on video file it shows the duration of the video. Is there any way to edit the duration tag without actually changing the length of the video? Basically I want to be able to ...
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How can I calculate how many hours of video I have stored in any particular folder?

I have a 2 TB external hard drive and I'm curious how many hours of video I have stored on it. Is there an easy way to calculate how many hours of video footage I have for any given folder? Ideally ...
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Choppy/laggy video on HDMI out

Whenever I play video from my device on my TV via a mini-HDMI to HDMI cable, the video appears slightly laggy/choppy on my TV. Playing the video on the laptop itself is completely fine. Its local ...
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mp4 format compatible with browser using ffmpeg

I am using following command to generate the mp4 file to play over a browser using html5 <video>. I am not being able to get the output. ffmpeg -i test-mp4.mp4 -b:v 64k -bufsize 64k ...
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Unable to open a .img file in mac OSx 10.9

I was recently in a car accident on private property and was given a CD-R with what I thought was a video from one of the surveillance cameras. When I insert the disk into my macbook pro running 10.9 ...
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Optimum parameters for FFMPEG to keep file size

so the idea is: I want to convert every.single.video I have in a 1 terabyte drive to a format that my Chromecast can play (https://developers.google.com/cast/docs/media) and I'll happily leaving my ...
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Video Adapter needs an update, but where?

I just recently got an compaq presario which had windows xp installed on it. I decided to put a bigger hard drive on it and upgrade it to windows 7. When i did this, it did not recognize my sound ...
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Multiple Image Sequences thumbnailed on one image plane. (FFMPEG)

I am asking this question, as i couldn't find anything similar to my problem. I would like to read different image sequence streams and put it "thumbnailed" to a new image stream. From the example ...
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Black screen issue playing videos in youtube on Google Chrome

when i play a video in youtube there is a black screen, see - http://prntscr.com/2wzrmn, altough i can use the interactions and hear the audio, i can't see the video. There is enough space in my C ...
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How does video get written to a file?

How does a video get written to a file? Does it get written in sections, like packets of data, or does the file stay "open" with a pure stream of continuous data? I have been searching but I don't ...
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Why can I play ogg file but not convert to mkv or mp4 with FFMPEG?

I want to convert a ogg video to mp4 or mkv, but different errors appear. I have two streams (from the same source) that I captured. They are in an ogg container. If I try to convert them to mkv ...
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Flux Disabling it for specific Windows/Monitors (VLC hardware overlay?)

F.lux is some color management application. My problem, with multiple monitors, is that I multitask. There are not distinct movie watching times, and coding/working/browser times; It is just all at ...
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Streaming video to two sites makes my processor 100%

I have Compaq Presario CQ56-172SR Laptop and Camera Trust Trino HD 18679(720p) When i stream video to one site (for example twitchtv) will best quality everything is normal. But when i stream to two ...
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Media program with hotkey categorization and timing

This may be a bit specific, but I'm looking for a program that can play video files and also easily supports tagging specific time segments. Even better if it can then sum up the amount of time ...