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Questions tagged [conversion]

Converting from one file format into another. Use a more specific tag if possible depending on your application.

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How do I convert text time (ex: 2m 54s) into a seconds value (ex: 174)? [on hold]

I have a large data set but all time is coded as XXm XXs and I want to convert it into XX in seconds so I can analyze. Thanks!
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Add a new ImageMagick command in an existing batch file

I have this batch file: for %%f in (*.svg) do ( "C:\Program Files\Inkscape\inkscape.com" ^ -z ^ --export-background-opacity=0 ^ --export-height=256 ^ --export-png="%%~nf_256x256.png" ^ --...
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Flac to mp3 conversion offsets sound by a few ms

When running this simple conversion command: ffmpeg -i fileA.flac fileB.mp3 , the mp3 output is offset by about 5 ms. This does not happen if I try to convert to Vorbis/Ogg (i.e ffmpeg -i fileA.flac ...
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FFmpeg: convert an image's raw binary data to audio format (for databending purposes)

This article describes how one can mess with an image by converting its raw binary representation to audio PCM and applying audio effects to it, before converting back. The method it recommends is to ...
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What is the best method to convert a pdf file to word document that contains both English and Arabic letters

I have this pdf file https://www.dropbox.com/sh/thhjvtlzebe20ab/AADVLBVntblYi4Nyi_SlXVRNa?dl=0 which contains English and Arabic language. I want to convert it to .docx file and there are many ways ...
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MP3 File can't be properly converted by any program, always gets cut to <1 second in length

I can't for the life of me figure this out, there's an mp3 file I'm trying to convert to wav with 1 channel on a linux server. I always use sox however sox happily converts it exactly how I want, ...
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Qt5 .ui to .py conversion. '“C:\Python34\python” 'is not recognized as an internal or external command

I made a small GUI interface in QT Designer (file Login.ui), that I need to convert to a .py extension. I opened up console inside the folder and typed: C:\Users\Roman\Desktop\Python>pyuic5 -x ...
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VLC command line or other ways to convert .mp3 to .mp4 with an image file for uploading to Youtube

I have 2 to 6 .mp3 files every day (I'm on Windows 10), and I need to convert them to .mp4 files with an image (same image every day for all files), those mp4 files are to be uploaded to YouTube. File ...
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How to import MathML into Word from an external formula editor?

I prefer drawing my mathematical formulas with MyScript, because its recognition works better than MS Word 2016. So this online tool produces a MathML code, which I copy into the clipboard and simply ...
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Why does converting a m4a/wma to wav result in a ridiculously high bitrate file?

If I use the simple command ffmpeg -i file.m4a file.wav, the resulting file invariably seems to have a bitrate of around 750kbit/s (resulting in a 500mb file from a 100mb one my case). I've already ...
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Batch conversion of HTML + external images files into HTML files with embedded images [closed]

I have several 1000s of HTML files with their external images, which i need to batch convert into HTML files with the images embedded. Meaning: HTML file + external image in folder --> HTML file. ...
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Batch Conversion of different files in a folder to PDF

I need a Linux command-line instrument that can make scripted conversion of files of different format (usually .odt, .docx and .rtf) to PDF. How would I do that?
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How to convert 3F2M DTS-MA file to opus

I extracted a mkv file from BDMV with MakeMKV, using this config. I only keep the main audio file. The output mkv has the following tracks: How can it be 5.0 when the cover says 2.0 stereo? bluray....
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ffmpeg : CPU, ram or SSD? [closed]

I want to know what is the most important to convert a mp4 file to mp3 thanks to ffmpeg. CPU ? RAM ? SSD ? The threes ? My server will convert 3-5 mp4 videos to mp3 at the same time. Duration of the ...
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Reducing heavy scanned PDF(keeping only OCR and removing scanned image)

I have an heavy scanned pdf with OCR. I was able to reduce its size by half with ghostscript win64, with this command (as recommended in this answer): gswin64 -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dCompatibilityLevel=1....
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Excel table to JSON with additional fields from other sheet

I had gone through Saving Excel sheet as JSON file, which helped me to convert EXCEL table to JSON but I wish to add some additional fields to this JSON file. I am asking the following information ...
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Does PNG bit-depth conversion from 8-bit to 32-bit increase quality?

An image is converted from 32-bit to 8-bit. Is any information lost after converting it back to 32-bit?
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How to convert pdf back to vsd ( pdf was created by visio)

I have examined the asked questions about this topic already, and tried to use inkspace program to convert pdf to svg. After that I ımported svg to visio but it did not work well because it imported ...
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How to make a 32-bit program from a 64-bit version?

Many software only supports 64-bit machine because the market for 32-bit is small now. However, for those who are stuck with 32-bit machines, this means newer versions cannot be installed, and this ...
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Can Files Be Compressed Without Changing Extension?

It's common for web servers to pre-compress their files with brotli or gzip. And they do so without changing the extensions of the files. Is their a way to do this in a typical desktop environment (ex....
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Chrome extension to change HTML tags automatically when loading pages?

Is there any Chrome extension that intercepts a page loading and converts specific tags before showing the final page? For example, if some page contains <br> and I want it to be <p> ...
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HLS vs HTTP format codes in youtube-dl

I am using youtube-dl on windows 10 64 bit. I am new to this program. I checked the available formats for a video from dailymotion like this: youtube-dl -F "http://www.dailymotion.com/video/". In the ...
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How do I verify if a conversion from docx to pdf is correct?

I can't check thousands of PDF files to see if the source DOCX is identical. Is there a way to do this automatically?
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Converting a font from SVG to SBIX

I've created a colored SVG font in the TTF container file using this project: https://github.com/eosrei/twemoji-color-font However, macOS and iOS only support SBIX fonts, not SVG. They end up showing ...
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How to convert the following text

Is it possible in excel to convert the following text 1d, 3:27:54 to hours and minutes? (i.e. 31h 27m)? This is for machine run time.
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How convert Docx file to fillable PDF file?

How do you convert a Docx file to a PDF containing fillable form fields? Note, I'm not asking how to convert a Docx to PDF. That's trivial using Libreoffice or the print dialog. However, that ...
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Converting image sequence to stereo H.264 video

I have an image sequence of JPG files exported from Blender. I would like to create a stereo side-by-side (left/right) H.264 video using ffmpeg using libx264. My image sequence is as follows: ...
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How to convert presentation to word processing file (pptx to odt or docx)?

I was asked to convert the Presentation to the Writer/Word document. As I can see it is possible to save the presentation file as rtf file, but it means that some formatting is lost. I've tried to ...
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Bulk convert a music collection with a mix of lossless and lossy formats

I have a large-ish collection of music files, most of which are flac, some mp3 and other lossy formats. I want to create a copy of the whole collection in mp3. The problem that I have is that when ...
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Convert bmp to png and black colors to alpha

I exported some sprites from the game Half-Life; however, they seem to have tones of black instead of the alpha channel. For example: How do I convert the black colors into alpha/transparency?
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How to best preserve the quality of an .amr file using ffmpeg

I have an audio record that is precious to me, was made years ago, and I got it via an mms type of message on my old GSM phone. According to ffprobe.exe -show_entries format:stream -count_frames -...
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Windows convert and copy filetype

When I have my Samsung Galaxy 8 plugged into my computer, and I drag an .m4a file to it, it prompts if I want to just copy the file, or "convert and copy" the file since it thinks my MTP device may ...
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Interpret string as integer into standard Output

I am looking for way to convert dec number into a binary representation of a basic datatype like int8, uint8, float etc. For example: echo "123" | functionTo int8 | hexdump -C Result should be "7B"...
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Libreoffice - Find export filter parameters

Given this command line to convert a file into a jpeg image with LibreOffice: soffice --headless --convert-to jpeg --outdir . odf-file I saw you can set some options like quality compression when ...
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Thermistor to Celsius/Fahrenheit/Kelvin in MATLAB

Thermistor to a Temperature Unit in MATLAB I am using an Analog Read Pin on an Arduino Uno to read the temperature as given by a thermistor. The resistor being used on the thermistor is 220𝝮. What I ...
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How to export single sheet to PDF in LibreOffice Calc from CLI?

v5.3.7 scalc --convert-to pdf:calc_pdf_Export *.ods converts all sheets to PDF, but I must only export one named sheet. (All of the files have the same named sheet.) Thus: is there an option to ...
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What command line options should I use to convert FLAC level n to FLAC Level 8 without quality loss?

I have some very high quality FLAC files that I've purchased, which as a result take up a lot of space. I have the processing power and time, and I'd like to convert my entire FLAC library to FLAC ...
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Automatically convert audio files dropped into a watched folder?

Ableton Live exports to WAV or IAFF formats, and then we convert those files manually, then upload them to our website where they're picked up for podcasting. I'm wondering if there's a way to export ...
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How to convert/open audio .paf files?

I am trying to open a song file from a video game music folder. It's a tricky .paf file which I've tried to open or convert with no good results. This is my first post, I hope it's in the right place. ...
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How to convert mdict format to stardict format

I have few dictionaries in mdict(mdx) format, and I want to convert to stardict format. I found pyglossary, but I don't know how to open it. Can someone help me?
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How to batch convert HTML web page links to MS- Word (doc) format?

I have a list of around 153 URLs that I need to visit and save in editable MS-Word format. I have tried converting the individual pages to pdf and then converting them to word format, and converting ...
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Why does ffmeg not write id3 tags?

I currently use the following command to pipe a number of .ogg files through ffmpeg for x in *.ogg; do ffmpeg -i "$x" -ab 320k -write_id3v2 1 "`basename "$x" .ogg`.mp3"; done It works and prints out ...
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Convert HTML pages to PDF, but after applying ublock origin filters

I want to convert a bunch of webpages to PDF using wkhtmltopdf. But I want the uBlock Origin personal filtering under My Filters (currently being used in my browser) be applied on each HTML page. How ...
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Convert psd file into one image by workspace

I want to extract an image for each workspace in a psd file. Example with this psd file: With convert (convert b.psd -flatten b.png) command or python wand lib, i am able to produce an image with ...
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sox batch convert from .raw to .wav

I'm trying to convert 728 .raw files to 16khz .wav files but I'm receiving the following error sox FAIL formats: can't open input file `outputdir/rawfile/b95981d1-3aa6-4d10-b755-990915951efc': No ...
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Convert Inpage file (.inp) to PDF

I have created a file (Application Sample.inp) in document writing tool Inpage. Now, I want to convert above file into PDF without using third party tool. Is there any way to do so?
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Symbols are lost after conversion from UTF-8 to ISO8859-1 and back to UTF-8

I have a file with properties in French. I would like to convert it to ISO8859-1. But after conversion, some symbols are lost. What is wrong? > cat fr.properties VAR2="élément n’a" > cat fr....
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WAVE_FORMAT_IEEE_FLOAT to WAVE_FORMAT_PCM

I'm new to using ffmpeg and working with audio files in general and need help. I currently have a WAV file of type WAVE_FORMAT_IEEE_FLOAT: 0x0003 that I need to be of type WAVE_FORMAT_PCM: 0x0001. If ...
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Convert TIFF to JPG using FFMPEG keeping same DPI

We are using FFMPEG in our java application and I am trying to convert a tiff file to jpg but the requirement is to keep the SAME DPI as it has in original tiff file. I am new to FFMPEG and tried ...
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Error in converting a PDF to a PNG in ImageMagick

I use Imagemagick convert to convert pdf file to png as follows: Magick convert -density 300 PointOnLine.pdf -quality 90 PointOnLine.png It gives warning: convert: profile 'icc': 'RGB ': RGB color ...