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Change video metadata

I have downloaded some videos that contain title metadata, which contains rubbish text. This unfortunately causes vlc to display the title metadata when the video is played, instead of the file name. ...
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Windows 8 and 10 slight video lag (core i5 5200u, Intel HD 5000)

I have recently bought a Lenovo Yoga 3 14' ultrabook with Intel Core i5 5200u processor, Intel HD 5000 integrated and discrete Nvidia GT940m graphics cards. I am satisfied with the products - it is ...
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Adding time stamp on frames captured using ffmpeg

I am trying to capture frames using FFmpeg and add current time stamp on to it. Below code is working fine for a linux PC : ffmpeg -i input -vf "drawtext=fontfile=/usr/share/fonts/TTF/Vera.ttf: ...
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Command line way to flatten a multi-channel-audio .Mov into a single-channel-audio .Mov?

Caveat: I'm not very familiar with audio codecs and terminology, so it could be that I'm not using the correct words to describe what I want to do. I've attempted to make that clear. I'm using ...
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How to download video streamed in chunks? [closed]

I have this series (which is freely distributed online) and I want to have a DVD recorded with the chapters. I'm trying to download the video but since it's in chunks, I'm having problems to get the ...
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SyncMaster 971p Connection Issue

I acquired a 2007 Samsung SyncMaster 971p, and have been trying to connect it to my computer. My laptop only has a HDMI port, and the monitor a DVI one, so I bought a HDMI-DVI cable thinking it would ...
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How can I set preferred software to opening video files on *buntu?

Can you please help me out on how to set a software on *buntu to be the only one to automatically open when double clicking in any kind of video file? PS: I know how to do it normally. I faced a ...
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Record fragments of 10 seconds using FFMPEG and DSHOW from webcam

I am a beginner of FFMPEG. I solved to record my webcam 10 seconds. I need to make recordings of 10 seconds each and I don't know how can I do this. ffmpeg -f dshow -video_size 640x360 -framerate 15 ...
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Loop/Batch file for extracting all .aac from .m4a files in folder

I'm desperate. I need to extract the .aac stream from ~1749 .m4a files with ffmpeg, but I can't get a batch file working for me and it would take years to do it manually. This is what I use for ...
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Motion RTSP streaming from Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to get streaming from raspberry pi camera to my motion server. Raspberry pi (10.10.84.2) has VLC for RTSP and is run like this: raspivid -o - -t 0 |cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout ...
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A fast way to convert multiple videos sound from AC3 to AAC without converting video

Is there a way to convert alot of video files from AC3 sound to AAC? I don't want to convert video iteself, video is okay, only the sound. I have alot of videos encoded with H.264 or mpeg4(xvid) and ...
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Adobe Flash videos stop playing after a few seconds

From time to time, all Adobe Flash videos stop playing after a few seconds, on all websites and all browsers (at least Google Chrome, Opera, Firefox, and MSIE). Rebooting the computer solves the ...
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Using one prompt input for two different functions

I would like to make a time lapse movie in a specific range. The script is working until it makes the movie. Here the script: read -p "Von welchem Zeitraum soll der Zeitrafferfilm sein? ...
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sony vegas, how to create a clip from a movie?

I have Sony Vegas studio and I want to extract a part of an mp4 video to make a small clip to convert it into webm. I have been playing with the markers, but I have no idea how to extract one part of ...
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How to redirect video subtitles to pipe?

I am watching subtitled videos. I would like the subtitles to be sent to a pipe instead of being displayed on the video. The aim is to process the subtitle data with some other software, like sed, in ...
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Anyway to check ( and repair? ) file corruptions?

How to prevent ( and the causes of it ) will likely be for another questions. But I have checked SMART and Memtest, no problem to be found. But i discovered lots photos on my NAS corrupted ( bottom ...
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Adobe edge animate

I am creating my personal website with edge animate. Everything is great but one thing. I have a video intro before entering the pages on the website. The preloader inside edge animate is assigned to ...
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VLC, El Capitan: Color extraction setting is stuck

Some background: Running VLC on a Macbook Pro with El Capitan, I set a color for "Color Extraction" in the video effects dialog (which you reach by hitting command-E). Now, I can't set it to any ...
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ffmpeg version 2.8.4 “zoompan” error, didn't occur in 2.6

After upgrading to the latest version of ffmpeg version 2.8.4, I now get an error with the "zoompan" complex filter. This ran fine on an earlier version (2.6). If I remove that particular command the ...
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Why is my sleep mode directly tied into my video card drivers?

I have windows 7 professional installed. I've been using sleep mode for years to turn my computer 'off' and only reboot or actually power down when absolutely necessary. In fact, I even had the 'Shut ...
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ffmpeg mpeg2 to MP4 H264 produces horizontal lines artifacts in motion scenes

My video input is mpeg2 video file as follows: Video: MPEG2 Video 720x576 (4:3) 25fps [V: mpeg2 main, yuv420p, 720x576] Audio: MPEG Audio 48000Hz stereo 224kbps [A: mp2, 48000 Hz, stereo, 224 kb/s] ...
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Cannot run video on Android devices after converting it with ffmpeg

I am converting video with ffmpeg, but after conversion it does not run on android devices it shows cannot play this video the code for conversion i am using is: exec('D:\wamp\bin\ffmpeg.exe -y -i ...
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OpenSUSE ffmpeg mp4 output

I keep getting the following error when I try to output an mp4 file with ffmpeg on OpenSUSE 42.1: [NULL @ 0x7f2ef400b580] Requested output format 'mp4' is not a suitable output format Is there ...
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Adobe Premiere and Media Encoder randomly can't encode video

I have a mid-range computer setup which I use to do a lot of video editing and 3D rendering. Usually, it works fine, although I can't do 3D rendering (using Blender) on the GPU because there isn't ...
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Save mplayer output to file when using libcaca backend

I want to play a video using mplayer -vo caca and then save the resulting video to a file. Is there a way to take that output and save it, or is there another program I can use to get the same ...
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FFmpeg - Overlay filter. Possible to set eof_action to “pass” through longest file?

I'm trying to overlay 2 files with the FFmpeg overlay filter side by side. The files contain different durations. I've played around with the various eof_actions and other settings from the FFmpeg ...
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Decoding x265 HEVC more efficiently

I have an old Extreme i7 first generation with 12 threads running a PLEX server. LAtely I've started adding more files compiled using x265 over x264. I noticed that when the system runs a x265 file, ...
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Openshot-created videos have a slight greenish look

I encountered a strange issue in Openshot. Every video I create has a slight greenish look. E.g. that means that pure white #ffffff becomes #f9fff9 in the preview and also in the video output. I am ...
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Color variations when playing video files through media players

I am a Software Engineer and using a HP ProBook 4540s laptop. I have installed windows 8.1 (64-bit) for myself and all the drivers are up-to-date. When I play video files (I checked *.mp4 and *.wmv ...
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TV screen turns off/flickers when connected to computer through HDMI

My computer is connected to three displays: Cable: DVI - Display: 27" computer monitor Cable: DVI-HDMI - Display: 24" TV Cable: HDMI - Display: 50" TV (routed through an Onkyo 5.1 surround sound ...
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VLC shows distorted video when seeking

I have Fedora 23 installed with VLC 2.2.2-0.1.fc23. When I open any H.264 video in VLC, when seeking it does not seem to synchronize to I-Frame. The video is distorted for a few seconds. It works ...
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How can I overlay the captured timestamp onto a video using ffmpeg in YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS format?

I am trying to overlay a timestamp (date and time when frame captured) on video frames for a stored video file using ffmpeg. This succeeds in displaying time in seconds since the beginning of the ...
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Fast way to add subtitles to mkv file?

Can I add subtitles to an mkv file without creating a new file? I have a shared storage connected to my router and the combined read and write transfer speed is around 10mb/s. If I have an 8gb 1080p ...
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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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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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Get VLC to Automatically Set Screen Resolution in Full Screen

My normal screen resolution is 1080 pixels tall. DVD content ranges, but I'm currently watching a 480-pixels-tall movie. When playing VLC in full screen, it scales the media to match the 1080-tall ...
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Fix MediaRecorder videos with ffmpeg

I'm using MediaRecorder API to create videos from webcam on Firefox, but It creates video files with some failures. Here is an example of video created this way. When I execute it on VLC Player, it's ...
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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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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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Record a time-lapse screen-capture directly in ffmpeg

Can I use ffmpeg to record my Xorg desktop (without audio) at one frame a second into a video file that will play back the frames at 30 frames per second without requiring a conversion process? The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...