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HDMI to S-Video converter and Linux produced green glitches when recording with mencoder

I have HDMI to S-Video converter: Mini Portable USB 2.0 Port HD 1 Way HDMI 1080P Video Capture Card For PC Laptop. So it has: HDMI input (connected to computer so I'm willing to record video output ...
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Why does MPlayer and MEncoder crash when opening a non-existant VCD track?

When I run a the command $ mplayer vcd://2 on a VCD, it properly plays the video. However if I run $ mplayer vcd://3 or $ mencoder vcd://3 -audio-preload 0.0 -o file.avi -mc 0 -oac copy -ovc ...
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lavc not found, when using MEncoder

I'm following this answer to rip my VCD into a AVI file. When I run mencoder vcd://3 -audio-preload 0.0 -o file.avi -mc 0 -oac copy -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4:vbitrate=2000 It simply returns ...
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FFmpeg: h264_qsv encoder and crf issues

I just found out about FFmpeg when recording gameplay on Bandicam using H.264 (Intel Quick Sync) codec. Unfortunately one of my videos ended up being recorded in an AVI wrapper and I wanted to ...
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Can dvdsub subtitles be converted to srt via command line?

Is there a way to convert dvdsub (image based) subtitles to srt? for example with mencoder or ffmpeg combined with tesseract? I'm looking for something command-line based, and I'm ok with having to ...
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Add date and timestamp on existing video

I've searched the web thin trying to find some clever way of adding a dynamic date and timestamp on my videos. All I can find are ways to add the current time - not the time of the video. The Melt ...
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Media Encoder - H.264 with CRF setting?

I have recently started using Adobe After Effects and use Adobe Media Encoder to render my H.264 videos (with Quicktime installed). I am familiar with ffmpeg and have always been using CRF based ...
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How to join split flv files?

I'm in my 3rd day of trying to download one 4-minute video. It's a Flash FLV that's split into three parts, the first two are about 5MB, the third about 3MB. Only the first part has normal FLV ...
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Anyway to play/convert/fix 10mb-50mb avi files that ffprobe shows has duration 0.0000?

Run into a problem at work, we are getting some of the AVI files being secure ftp to our servers straight from our hardware creating the AVI files are not playing. In doing some research using ...
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Mencoder mixes 2 different subtitles when “burning-in” an srt subtitle file

I'm using mencoder (version 1.1-4.8 on Ubuntu 14.04) to encode various avi, mp4 and mkv files into smaller .avi files with srt subtitles "burned in" (to view in a portable dvd player that has very ...
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How define subtitle color in mencoder?

I use this command on Ubuntu to burn subtitle to video: mencoder mysub.mp4 -sub myvideo.srt -subcp utf8 -subfont-text-scale 3 -subfont-outline 2 -font ~/.mplayer/sans-bold.ttf -ovc xvid -oac ...
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ffmpeg wants to overwrite existing images

I want to make a timelapse movie with ffmpeg. For now I use mencoder with following command: mencoder mf://*.jpg -mf fps=12 -nosound -noskip -ovc copy -o Zeitraffer$begin.avi I'm trying to make a ...
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Skipping a frame without re-encoding H.264 video

I have an mp4/h.264 video which only contains I-Frames. I want to skip one of those I-frame without re-encoding the entire video. I tried this: ffmpeg -i "file.mp4" -vf select='not(eq(n\,10))' "out....
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MEncoder & Youtube-upload Scripts retry if they fail

I have a script that encodes a video every day (cron job) and this video is uploaded to youtube just after its creation. Although sometimes these scripts fail. How can i make the script to retry ...
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How can I convert videos for Sony Xperia U on my Linux box?

I would like to send a few videos for my girlfriend, but I would ensure they are playable on her mobile phone. I want to carry out the encoding tasks on my Arch Linux box, because my PC is a low end. ...
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How to download a mms stream with G2M4 video?

I have found that Gotomeeting recorded webinars are streamed as MMS streams. It is well known that MMS streams can be downloaded/saved. For instance VLC has a corresponding option in the Open Network ...
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pasting audio from one video file to another with a known time offset

I have two video files that also have audio tracks. I would like to copy the audio track of one file to the other with a 5000msec time offset. The only problem is that the video files does not have ...
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“Freely positionable” Videos

The following is a requirement for loading a video into National Instruments DIAdem: The videos must be freely positionable, so that DIAdem can display each frame in the videos. Video - DIAdem 2012 ...
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How to keep source frame rate with mencoder/ffmpeg?

I would like to crop and rotate a video, and then encode it to mp4 or mkv. mencoder video.mp4 -vf rotate=1,crop=720:1280:0:0 -oac pcm -ovc x264 -x264encopts preset=veryslow:tune=film:crf=15:frameref=...
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How do I extract parts of a video with a specific aspect ratio with ffmpeg or mencoder?

I've got some recordings from TV. The movies are all in 4:3 but the advertisement is in 16:9. My input format is a mpeg 2 transport stream. I would like to convert my movies to mp4 with h264 video and ...
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How to batch insert same clip scene at the beginning of multiple videos?

Well, it has been a few days researching on a suitable auto or semi-automatic way of mass merging files this way. Basically, what I want to achieve is inserting the same clip, before a bunch of other ...
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How can I use FFmpeg to add a ticker/varying text to live video?

I am able to add text to a video on my hard disk, before I braodcast it...by using the command. ffmpeg -y -i IMG_0696.MOV -acodec libmp3lame -vcodec msmpeg4 \ -b:a 192k -b:v 1000k -ar 44100 \ -vf "...
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How to append 2 video files

Is there any way to append one video file to another ? I've got a very large file (2GB) to which I'm trying to append some tiny files (~4MB). They all are in the same format. It's easy to concat ...
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(ffmpeg/menc) how to split movie by given filesize?

I am looking for a way to split a larger file into smaller parts - for example a 4GB movie file into 1024MB parts. Does ffmpeg or mencoder this do this job? I need a filesize specific solution to ...
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Simply changing avi file to mpg accelerates the video while audio maintains the original pace

I have a avi file with streams as follows Stream 0: Video, MPEG2 video, 480x576, 25fps Stream 1: Audio, MP2, 44100Hz, 192kbps I am trying to convert the above file into SVCD complaint mpg file. So, ...
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Append JPG to MPG Video ffmpeg/mencoder

I've found a lot of solutions for creating a video from a folder of jpgs, in this case a time lapse stream of photos from a camera. Thats easy, but seems to waste a lot of computing power ...
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Add silence to the end of an MP3

Do any of you know of a way of adding silence of a fixed duration to the end of an MP3, in Linux? For example using MEncoder, FFmpeg, etc? It needs to be command line as it will be scripted and ...
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Setting font size of Closed Captions on iPhone [closed]

Does anyone know if it's possible to control the font size on videos played in the built-in iPhone video player? The subtitles (or "Closed Captions") that are there by default are rather small. None ...
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How to determine main movie DVD track before ripping via mencoder

Maybe there's a simple answer for this, but when looking at the files on a DVD (IFOs, VOBs,etc), is there a way to easily determine the longest/main track? I'm trying to automate the process of ...
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Convert mp4 video to a format xbox 360 can play

Here is a video file my Xbox 360 refuses to play: $ MP4Box -info video.mp4 * Movie Info * Timescale 90000 - Duration 02:18:33.365 Fragmented File no - 2 track(s) File Brand ...
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How to batch convert video files on OSX for AppleTV2 / iPhone4?

I'd like to have a solution to batch convert video files to a format suitable for the AppleTV2, iPad2, iPhone4, while at the same time preserving as much quality as possible; I want a single output ...
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How to continue an interrupted mencoder converting process?

I'm converting with this: mencoder "$FILENAME" -o "$OUTPUTFILENAMEINPROG.avi" -ovc x264 -x264encopts bitrate=450 nr=2000 vcodec=mpeg4:mbd=2:mv0:trell:v4mv:cbp:last_pred=3:predia=2:dia=2:...
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is it possible to trim a video file in linux without creating a copy and while watching video file

I realize this is a tall order and may not be possible yet. I would like to be able to trim off the watched portion of the video file on long video files (such as the olympics) to save disk space. I ...
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Extracting A Clip From An MP4 File In Linux on Kubuntu 11.10

I'm running KUbuntu 11.10 Linux. I would like to extract a clip from an MP4 file. I tried this command: myCLIPrompt:~/Downloads/temp/clips$ mencoder -ss 00:43:13 -endpos 00:02:12 -oac copy -ovc ...
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Having trouble reading a YUV video with mplayer/mencoder

I'm making some experiences with the YUV raw video format. This YUV video I created (with ppmtoy4m from mjpegtools, from a series of screenshots taken at 24 fps) plays OK with Totem, correct rate, ...
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hi-def movie playing lagged after merged by mencoder

I have a couple hi-def movies, 1280x720, each is about 700mb, and all videos are of the same size, video codec and audio codec. All the movies can be played without any problem. I used mencoder from ...
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How to concatenate two flv files?

I want to concatenate two flv files(downloaded from Youtube.com) by Linux command line tools. The ffmpeg tutorial is too complicated, so I tried the mencode tutorial. But I get a empty output. I don't ...
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How would “The SD x264 TV Releasing Standards 2012” translate into mencoder options?

I've read the file "The SD x264 TV Releasing Standards 2012" (link), which is what a lot of "pirate" groups have agreed upon in terms of encoding options. The relevant parts are Audio, Framerate, ...
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mplayer/mencoder subtitle rendering thick, crude, unreadable

I installed the Slackware 13.37 package MPlayer-1.0rc4-i686-3sl.txz along with all of the available codecs, etc. I also have freetype-2.4.4-i486-1.txz installed for font rendering. For my first dvd ...
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ffmpeg or mencoder - Convert a video using another one as a reference format-wise

I have two videos from different sources. I want to convert one of them so that its format, codec, framerate are the same as the other one. Is there a one-liner for it (where I can give the "...
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how to create or extract a silent mp3 from a video file using ffmpeg or mencoder?

I am looking to create an mp3 of silence that is the same duration as the input video file using either ffmpeg or mencoder. Using ffmpeg I have tried this: ffmpeg -y -i in.avi -ab 8k -ac 1 -vol 0 -...
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What is mencoder's -speed option doing?

I need to change the playback speed of a video, but can't use mencoder to do it. Changing the speed that a video plays at seems like the sort've thing that any video encoding software should be able ...
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ffmpeg - convert MOV to AVI but decrease frame rate

I have several videos that are filmed with a portable camera and saved in .MOV. Since these are videos of university lectures and have video of the boardwork done by the professor, I would like to ...
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how do I convert .iso to .mp4 without mounting with ffmpeg

The problem is - I want to convert .iso with dvd to .mp4 (h264/ac3), but I cannot mount it via mount -o loop, because I'm on a virtual machine that doesn't allow to do that. Googling doesn't help. ...
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Mencoder doesn't work right in OSX anymore

The following works correctly in Linux. However when I try the same thing on the same files in OSX, the subtitles aren't showing. mencoder video.mp4 -vf pp=de,scale=1280:720 \ -oac pcm -o ...
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Hardsubbing MKV files that use .ass subtitles and embedded fonts

This question pertains only to Linux and FreeBSD. I have several soft subbed anime mkv files that I need to hardsub. they are all using .ass subtitles with embedded fonts. for example mkvinfo on one ...
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Encode HD video to a good format for editing

I have a video that I would like to edit, but it's currently a mov (H.264) file, which makes frame by frame editing impossible. So, I'd like to re-encode it to a better format. I read that DV is a ...
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How to preserve aspect ratio in mencoder

I converted a video with mencoder and kept the same height and width, but the video aspect ratio looks different. I think this is related to PAR and DAR. Here is the information from ffmpeg about the ...
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How to make animated subtitles

I have seen a few avi files where the subtitles are animated. How are these made? Can they be made with mencoder?
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There's no difference in video between 1280x740 and 1024x740?

I used mencoder to convert a file that was 720x480 to 1024x740. Then I converted the same file to 1280x740. You would expect the video to look different due to the different aspect ratio, but it looks ...