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ffmpeg: Could not find codec parameters for stream 0 (Video: h264) unspecified size

I try to convert a video from .raw to .mp4. For this reason I did download, build and install both x264 and ffmpeg. However, command: ffmpeg -f h264 -i output.raw -vcodec copy output.mp4 fails with ...
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How can I reduce the choppiness of my ffmpeg conversions

Here are the options I'm sending ffmpeg: ffmpeg. -i input.flv -copyts -crf 18 -profile:v baseline -level 3.0 -pix_fmt yuv420p -preset veryslow output.mp4 The resulting video is choppy and appears ...
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How to disable dash playback in YouTube without using YouTube Control Center extension?

Well, the title says it all. The reason for the not using the YouTube Control Center is that I'm already using Magic Action, but there's no option to disable dash playback in it. And when I install ...
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How I can change or block repeatedly annoying YouTube video adverts? [on hold]

For over one week my family is being hunted by the video advert Don't Drop the Baby! when watching regular YouTube videos. I've heard that negative suggestions are dangerous (what happens if you tell ...
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iTunes video black screen until select computer output

I don't remember this happening before, but now whenever I play any video in iTunes (podcast video, movie, TV show, iTunes extras stuff but the menus work) it just shows a black screen with the sound ...
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Video for Linux (V4L) generator driver

I would like to experiment with tvheadend but prior to investing in an actual capture card I was wondering if V4L supports a "generate" capture "card" that can just offer video stream of an image or ...
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Is there a way to play audio and output them to 2 separate devices?

For example a movie playing on the speakers and another video playing (on a possibly different player/program) on my headphones. Is it possible to do this in Windows 7?
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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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Looking for a system that can handle 300MB/s video streaming [on hold]

I am using a Microsoft Kinect sensor to collect point clouds for visualization and map building purposes. My current setup is a Pentium D at 2.8Ghz, 4GB DDR3 RAM and a 1GB DDR3 graphics card, but I am ...
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How can I convert audio files like WAV or MP3 to video files that I can upload to YouTube?

I have about 15 WAV files that I want to upload to my YouTube channel, but YouTube only accepts video files. I know that I can open each file up in Movie Maker or some other video editing software ...
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Prevent ffmpg from concealing errors during conversion

I'm experimenting with using Audacity to create glitch videos (datamosh and databend are synonyms). So, I create an AVI, pull it into Audacity as raw data, manipulate the stream, and the save it back ...
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What tools are available to make quality video introduction with visual effects programatically?

I'm currently maintaing 2000+ videos for a project. The videos have poorly made intros and I'd like to re-do them. I've cobbled a way to make something tolerable using FFMpeg, Substation Alpha, Mp3 ...
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Any tagging for video files?

We can use ID3 tagging to add metadata to music files. Are there any similar tagging formats (metadata containers) for video files (e.g. flv, mpg, avi, wmv, etc)?
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crossfade between 2 videos using ffmpeg

I've been trying to achieve a crossfade transition between 2 video clips using ffmpeg but have failed so far. I'm new to ffmpeg and am mostly relying on tweaking what I can find in the documentation ...
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Some ffmpeg command not working properly when I execute through java on ubuntu 14.04

When I execute ffmpeg command through java code then It is not executing properly Example-: I want to draw text in video through java code My code in java is String cmd="ffmpeg -i 12213blob.mp4 ...
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Cannot embed YouTube video in PowerPoint 2010

I'm trying to embed a YouTube video in a PowerPoint 2010 presentation on 32 bit Windows 7 Professional. I've followed the Microsoft directions to pick the "Use old embed code" option on YouTube, and ...
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Camera Canon pal DC95 not being able to get cd contents

A friend of mine recorded a family event with his Canon pal DC95. This camera records to a mini cd. I saw the cd being played in the camera (which was hooked up to a tv) but when I place the cd's in ...
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Can Linux be installed successfully on an intel atom D2500/GMA3600?

I'm triyng to install debian on an intel D2500HN motherboard that features the GMA3600 Power VR video chip. I tested various versions, 32 and 64 bit but the result is always the same: an artifact ...
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How to play mkv files on ChromeOS?

How can I play MKV files on ChromeOS? I have a lot of videos in MKV format on my local network available over NFS/SMB? How can I get them to play, without transcoding, on a ChromeOS machine?
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Projector Lighting issue [on hold]

My interest is Video Training & I am into it since 3 years. There is a issue related to Projector which is very difficult to solve. To show my Students Some code snippets & how to work with a ...
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How to treat a folder as a DVD Video

I have a Video DVD and for faster access I have copied the AUDIO_TS and VIDEO_TS folders to a folder in my Hard Disk. Now, what software can I use to treat this folder as if I am watching the video on ...
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How to launch a video at a specific timestamp (with ms accuracy) with API?

I would like to be able to launch a video file at a specific timestamp. I need ms-level or frame level accuracy (not just keyframe). Is there any command line utility that can do this? Ideally the ...
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MP4 and FLV formats, which one is smaller for the same video? [closed]

Is an MP4 file for a video smaller or larger than that of a FLV format?
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Youtube live videos won't play on website using Chrome, but play when embedded

Alright, this is weird. Every time I try to watch live YouTube videos on the YouTube website, I get the "TV static" error screen with the message "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the ...
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How to rip AVI from VOB using ffmpeg

I am trying to convert a VOB to an AVI. I have ripped an AVI from this VOB before using ffmpeg, but for some reason it's not working this time. This is what I tried: ffmpeg -sameq -acodec copy -i ...
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How to trim and level the volume of mp4 files from the Windows 8 command line? [on hold]

I want a tool to trim and level the volume of my mp4 videos from the command line on Windows 8. Thanks! I saw an articles about doing this with VLC and FFmpeg, but didn't understand them.
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Deinterlace at double frame rate with ffmpeg + yadif? 50i -> 50p

I'm trying to figure out how to use yadif / yadif-2x with ffmpeg to convert 50i source material into 50p output that preserves the motion of all fifty fields per second. Right now, I am using the ...
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ffmpeg Issue With setpts/asetpts and/or select/aselect

As a follow-up to this question I'm now fighting with the synchronous editing of the video and audio. I still try to cut the video by frames. While the resulting timestamps seem to be correct on the ...
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merge/join/concatenate hundreds of ts files into one ts file

Downloading a video stream with curl, I ended up with ~400 *.ts files, each about 1MB in size. They are sequentially numbered video1.ts, video2.ts, ...video400.ts. I now need to concatenate them into ...
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How can I backup a movie DVD?

I'm backing up my DVD movie collection in a portable HDD, both to have a better access to them, and preserve it over time (I've experienced some problems when reading some of them, luckily after ...
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Choppy Youtube on Chrome HTML5 videos

When I play Youtube videos on Chrome, the download (progress bar below the video area) is choppy. It downloads 15 seconds of the video and then stops. After the playback reaches that point, it halts ...
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Automate the process of Setting Preferred Decoder as ffdshow For Windows 7

I want to automate the process of: First: installing ffdshow, Second: Then set all possible formats decoder to libavcodec in the ffdshow video decoder configuration and Third: finally set ffdshow ...
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Convert old videos to have smaller sizes

I have some videos from a few years ago,with various formats, such as avi, mpg, wmv, rm, rmvb, .... Their sizes are huge(more than 500 MB, and sometimes > 1GB). Given there may likely be some ...
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How can I convert a movie file to make it smaller? [duplicate]

I have some recorded TV on my hard drive. It's about 2 hours long, 10.6 GB. The extension of the file is MPEG-2 TS Video (.ts). I was wondering the best way to convert this file to make it ...
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MP4 video from Android phone can't be played in Windows

I took a video on my Samsung Galaxy S2 (Android), it's about 3GB and it can be played on the phone. But after transferring it to the PC is does not play when opened with VLC, QuickTime, Windows Media ...
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Video is not playing on any of browsers

When I am trying to open Google Material Design Spec and click on play button nothing happens. Checked on Chrome, Opera, Firefox. When I am trying to open video url directly, first time - it ...
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Remote Video Share using teamviewer

I'm using teamviewer 8. I've a remote computer to monitor and teamviewer is doing a excellent job since 2012. But the only problem i face, if i need to see the video (cam) of the remote PC somebody ...
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How to download streaming video with 206 Partial Content via Chrome

How to download a streaming video with HTTP status 206 Partial Content and MIME type video/mp4 via Google Chrome? Can I dig it from my cache? note: It's not YouTube site, don't give me YouTube ...
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How to improve the quality of a video?

Is it possible to enhance the quality of videos such as avi, mp4, xvid, flv, etc. Like there are filters for images such as hq2x, etc are there also filters for videos? Suppose I have a 3gp video ...
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Cannot access random part of youtube video in firefox

My computer is running on fedora 19 with gnash install (installing adobe flash is not an option for me since it's proprietary.), as well as Firefox. Actually I can watch many YouTube videos using ...
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Dual Monitors, wont allow watching movie if monitor 1 is turned off

I use 2 monitors, my 55" LED T.V for watching movies, and a 46" LED as my desktop monitor. I recently purchased a new video card, I am running windows 8.1 and use VLC for my media player. Since the ...
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Manipulating audio in AVI files

I'm looking to perform basic sound editing operations (applying low/high pass filters, eq, etc - to get rid of some annoying background buzz) to the audio in an AVI. Anyone familiar with any free or ...
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Is there a license / royalty free DRM available for protecting and distributing content? [closed]

Is there a license / royalty free DRM available for protecting and distributing video content?
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Command line to query the number and types of video output devices

I'm trying to get video outputs of a computer using a Windows command line, do you guys know any solution? Something like: this computer has 1 VGA port and 2 HDMI I'll have to get the info on many ...
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Access to IP camera stream

I'm trying to set up three IP cameras I got for using them in ZoneMinder. According to the webinterface of the camera, the stream can be viewed at: http://192.168.47.202:8090/live.asf But, since I'm ...
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How to get SubEdit under Windows 7 working?

I need SubEdit Player to run under Windows 7. But every time I try to start I get "Class not registered" error. Yes, I tried to install the Vista Patch, but doesn't work under Win 7. Anybody got any ...
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Scale watermark overlay by video size with ffmpeg

I would like to scale a watermark to 5% of the video width. I need something like that: ffmpeg -i 1.mp4 -i logo.png -filter_complex "[1:v] scale=1_MP4_VIDEO_WIDTH*0.05:-1 [logo1]; [0:v][logo1] ...
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VP9 encoding using FFmpeg

I want to ask if ffmpeg supports VP9 encoding, and if not: how can I encode VP9 videos? I try using the command: ./ffmpeg-vp9 -y -i /home/mc/test.mkv -t 00:00:30 -c:v libvpx-vp9 -strict -2 -quality ...
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Convert video with vp9 codec using ffmpeg

I am trying to convert input.mp4 video to output.mkv using vp9 codec. I have install development version of ffmpeg via: brew install ffmpeg --devel. ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec vp9 output.mkv But I ...
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Widescreen resolution on old VIA UniChrome IGP?

I hooked an old Compaq Presario running Windows XP to an Acer 20" monitor capable of 1680x1050 resolution, because I need Windows to get into work from home and I want the screen real estate. But ...