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FFMpeg FTP output issue, can't output to MP4 format

I have a problem with FFMpeg when I want to convert video to MP4, and output to FTP. Simply try to do this (and it will not work): ffmpeg.exe -i test.avi ftp://127.0.0.1/dumped.mp4 But it works ...
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Handbrake: How to batch convert videos including resize?

I am using the latest Handbrake v0.9.9. I would like to batch convert 200 video files from format 800x600 to 640x480. The problem is, if I add the videos to the Queue (clicking on >Source >Folder), ...
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MAC Rename files and move them automatically scripting

I want a shell script that runs on a Mac, that when ran, looks for a few things and transfers video files to a specific location on another drive. So when I put in an SD card, I want the script to ...
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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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No video output, tried everything

My friends computer we built suddenly stopped producing video output. It's been a while and I've tried everything. We replaced the PSU, tried 2 different sets of RAM, 2 different CPUs 3 different ...
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How do video players recognize video files [on hold]

I wanted to ask how a video player (a program that plays videos) knows what to show on the monitor? In other words, how are video files made so that a player knows what pixel needs what color on what ...
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Decode Jpeg to MP4 Video [on hold]

Can you help me find the specs of the latest version of MP4, mpeg-4 part 14. I want to build a tool that will decode a set of jpeg images to mp4 video.
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DVD presence not detected until after Windows Update

I am running Windows 7 with Power DVD. I had a couple of DVDs and I googled to find that The Dark Knight Rises is particularly a frequent evidence the issue. When I insert the DVD into the drive, ...
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120fps video playback issues

Unable to playback the 120FPS video downloaded from http://www.blurbusters.com/hfr-120fps-video-game-recording/ For VLC it moves at 20fps and is all pixelated (with lots of artefacts) and broken In ...
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Is there multiple types of transitions in ffmpeg while merging two or more videos?

I have 3 video files. I am using ffmpeg library to merge them all. While merging them right now I am using fade In/Out transitions only. I want to enhance that feature in my site, can I do ...
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How can I download videos from a website like MITWorld? [on hold]

How can I download MITWorld videos? Are there any programs for this?
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A software to play videos very fast?

I have security camera recordings whose video files are 1 - 8 hours in duration and I need to be able to view them in a short period of time to review long periods of time. Windows Media Player ...
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Terrible buzzing/screeching sound and frozen keyboard after playing video

I have a 3 year old PC laptop, and recently the following started to happen: When I'm watching videos online or from the hard drive, my computer freezes and makes this very unpleasant ...
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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 ...
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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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Joining H264 *without* re-encoding

I have two halves of a single show in two .MP4 files, encoded in H264. I would like to join them without re-encoding. Is this possible? I managed to create a joined video as a Quicktime file (.mov) ...
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Tool to fix video that's out of sync with audio?

I'm looking for (preferably free) software for Windows 7 that will allow me to fix an AVI file that has audio out of sync with the video. I tried with Windows Live Movie Maker and VirtualDub and ...
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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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How to benchmark 4k video playback capability [closed]

4K screens are becoming more and more common, and e.g. choosing laptops or building htpc setups it could be the most important hardware aspect. Is there some easy way to get a benchmark of a systems ...
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Cannot concatenate videos ffmpeg

I have a bitmap that I would like to concatenate to the front of many videos as a sort of title screen or disclaimer screen. I try to turn it into a video with the same attributes as the rest of the ...
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Can't get instances of a video (mp4) to play in multiple tabs in Chrome

I have a mp4 that I would like to play in Chrome. The mp4 is stored on s3 and has a url like http://bucket.s3.amazonaws.com/vid.mp4 Now when I put that url into Chrome 27.0.1453.94 the video plays. ...
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will dota 2, heroes of newerth and LOL run of my pc p4 intel 3.0 ghz when i upgrade my memory to 2gb and video memory to 512 or 1gb? [on hold]

will dota 2, heroes of newerth and LOL run of my pc p4 intel 3.0 ghz when i upgrade my memory to DDR400 pc3200 2gb and video memory of 512 bg or 1gb?
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Video orientation flag reset or disabling it on youtube [duplicate]

I've recorded a video on my smartphone (android-based). I've been recording it in a landscape mode. Then when I uploaded it on youtube - it somehow recognized the original orientation and made it to ...
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iPhone recorded videos getting rotated on Windows systems

I am recording videos on iPhone and uploading them to my Linux server. Users can see these videos on website. If users are seeing videos on mac or iDevices the video is looking fine but when users are ...
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Connect CCTV Camera With BNC Cable To Computer and Make Appear As Webcam

Does anyone know the best way to connect a bnc cable(I think it's called bnc), this, to a computer (windows 7) and make it appear as a webcam so that the Vitamin D CCTV Software will see it and work ...
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Sound plays faster than video on YouTube in Windows XP?

When I go to YouTube and watch some video, usually the sound playing is faster than the video playing, how to solve this? My computer is Windows XP, video card is ati hd4830, cpu is amd 3 core ...
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Playing media from ftp server

I have a question re access to ftp server from a media player (hardware, not the windows media player). I think about buying a router with ftp server function to take the load off from my quite old ...
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How to generate thumbnails for less common video containers (mkv, ogm, mp4, flv, rmvb and mov) in windows 7 explorer? [duplicate]

So how to generate thumbnails for these containers? I know that the install of "DivX Plus Tech Preview: MKV on Windows 7" does it for MKV. But I think that only some registry changes are really ...
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How to take quality framegrabs of 1080i video?

Our group has a set of high definition footage taken in 1080i (.mov) that we want to analyse by taking framegrabs. However, since this is interlaced footage, I was told that if I grab one frame, I ...
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FFMPEG Segfault Solutions

I'm trying to convert a bunch of movies into h.264 mp4's using FFMPEG. These movies are sourced from various portable camcorders such as the Flip Mino HD and the Kodak ZI8. One issue I'm having with ...
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FFMPEG create zoompan shaky or jittery

I want to create 5 second mp4 video from 1 image. When I use below code the video is smooth. Default direction is zoom in to top left. ffmpeg -loop 1 -i prop1.jpeg -vf ...
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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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Convert any video to HD Video

I bought a PC that has Intel HD graphics card built it, which supports Full HD Video at its best (1080p). But many videos online are not in HD Format (less than 720p). Hence if I need to convert to ...
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AVS Video Converter: Frame Size stuck at 848

I am trying to follow Youtube's recommended frame size for 480p which is 854x480 (more info here) Now using AVS Video Converter, when I try to change the width to 854, it keeps going back to 848. ...
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Error moving video file while it has no flaws

I've a video file which is complete and it plays without any flaws but when I want to move it to another folder, I face with this error: The request could not be performed because of an I/O device ...
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How to get length of video file from console?

Suppose we have video file some_video. How to get length of it from a shell script (with mplayer/transcode/gstreamer/vlc/ffmpeg/whatever)? VIDEO_LENGTH_IN_SECONDS=`ffmpeg .... -i some_video ... | ...
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How can I list all the details about video files (movies) in a directory?

Let's say we have many video files encoded with different configurations and has different properties (audio and video bitrates, frames/sec, frame width and height etc)... Is there a way or tool that ...
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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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Subtitles .SRT are not displayed on my Sony Bravia TV while they are displayed on my Samsung TV

I have plenty of MKV files with their SRT files stored on a DLNA server. Subtitles appear well when watching these movies on my Samsung TV, but do not appear on my Sony Bravia. How can I solve the ...
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Is there an equalizer for windows that works regardles of audio/video player

I'm tired of having to tweak the audio on every media application I have installed. Is there an app that will sit between any media application and my sound-card so that I can set audio levels and ...
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Ext. USB HDD crashed - managed to recover files, but family videos seem corrupted. Anybody know how to fix them?

Last night I had everybody's worst nightmare. My external 2TB drive crashed, with all my family videos and photos on it. Right now you're all facepalming, but yes, I didn't have another backup. Not a ...
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Stream a particular application using VLC

As you know VLC can stream desktop screen over HTTP. I want to do the same thing except I want to stream the output of my internet browser (Mozilla or Chrome) over HTTP. In other words; it shouldn't ...
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Developing a videoplayer to play hd files in an embedded device

I need to develop a video player which is capable of playbacking HD videos and supporting variable speed rates. Such a videoplayer will have to be installed on a small device (embedded) equipped with ...
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ffmpeg - cannot fade to white in x264

I have a directory full of images that I am converting into a video using ffmpeg. The first frame is a black title frame that fades/morphs into the first video frame, with a 5-frame morph. I do ...
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.flv videos only play audio without image

I downloaded a pack of about 50 .flv videos, most work just fine on any software that plays .flv, but some only play audio without video. I use Ubuntu 10.04 as main OS but also tried on Windows and ...
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Is it possible to replace the video card in IBM Lenevo thinkpad w510

I have IBM Think PAD w510. When i turn on thwn i get 1 long beep and 2 short beeps with no display ...
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How to pass stream to Skype?

Is it possible to pass arbitrary video stream to or from Skype? For example, can VLC Player simulate video source or sink? Specifically, I would like to show my daughter some augmented reality ...
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Is it possible to intercept and record h.264 video streaming through my router?

I have a D-Link IP camera streaming h.264 video through my router to the Internet. I want to intercept this video and save it to my NAS. Is this possible? How should I approach this? I should add ...
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Add audio at specific time in video using ffmpeg

I want to add an M4A audio of 5s duration to an MP4 video file. I have already tried the -itsoffset command of ffmpeg. ffmpeg -i a.mp4 -itsoffset 00:00:10 -i b.m4a -map 0:0 -map 1:0 -preset ultrafast ...
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Using a screen capture program (ffmpeg with uscreencapture in my case) to record a Flash video playing on screen

I'm trying to capture my desktop, precisely a full screen video - think "YouTube video on full screen situation", or if you'd record a programme on iPlayer (or any other content deliverer) - what ...