Questions tagged [mpeg-dash]

For questions about the MPEG-DASH standard for adaptive streaming over HTTP. For the applications dashboard in Unix operating systems use [tag:dash]. For the dash command-line shell use [tag:dash-shell].

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FFMpeg command line to create specific MPEG-DASH manifest

I have tried to get an FFMpeg command to yield the below manifest. Right below is the FFmpeg command that I have tried to make but it has not created the same manifest file as what I am trying to ...
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ffmpeg & ffprobe fail to parse dash/vp9 file while mediainfo can

(I attached the file, only 808b, as a base64). This is supposed to be a valid file, but ffmpeg/ffprobe fail. I'm using a recent build of ffmpeg, but I also tried with older version. I'd like to ...
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Stream camera video with ffmpeg in Firefox via dash.js

I am trying to stream live video from a camera using ffmpeg to a browser. I have found several questions about this on StackOverflow and here, but they all pertain to creating a video file from a ...
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What is the difference between .m4s and .ts media files?

From my understanding they can both contain media segments and are meant to be reconstructed at the client but what is the difference between the two? Edit: This is in the context of HLS
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How to add a fallback adaptation set to mpeg-dash manifest using ffmpeg and dash.js?

I have previously successfully made mpeg-dash manifests using the following ffmpeg command: ffmpeg -i input.webm -c:v copy -c:a copy -f dash -seg_duration 15 manifest.mpd Where input.webm is a VP9 ...
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Understanding DASH and mpd files – where is a list of m4s files?

I am using website https://bitmovin.com/demos/drm to test and learn. The site requests 11331.mpd file and gets back information about 5 different resolution video streams and 1 audio. All with the ...
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Can ffmpeg support creating DASH "availabilityStartTime" with milliseconds?

I'm currently trying to use FFMpeg to capture my webcam , output it to dash and stream it live. I noticed that the "availabilityStartTime" parameter created in the MPD file is without the milliseconds ...
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Generate mpeg-dash segments and mpd file using transport stream buffer

I am receiving mpeg-2 transport stream on a buffer and i need to serve the content using HTTP to a web view. I'm planning to implement it using the mpeg-dash specification and a simple HTTP server. ...
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What is the format of the mpeg-dash (.m4s generally) segment?

I'm new to the multimedia programming, I'm trying to produce live mpeg-dash content from a transport stream buffer by parsing the packets individually. I want to create .m4s segments but i'm confused ...
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FFMPEG 4 Transcoding MKV to MP4 Has Weird Issue With DASHJS

I'm not entirely sure I know what the issue is or where to begin troubleshooting. On my CentOS 7 box I have 4.0.1-static https://johnvansickle.com/ffmpeg/ installed and I'm trying to transcode MKV ...
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Convert m3u8 (HLS) to mpd (MPEG-DASH)

I have Live stream of HLS and I want to convert it to MPEG-DASH. What is the best practice? The stream is already h264 aac therefore I understand I do not need to reencode and I just need to ...
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MPEG-DASH stream never choosing representation with lowest bandwidth

I've converted an mp4 file into four mp4s using ffmpeg: three video-only files of low, medium and high quality, and one with only audio. I then converted these into an MPEG-DASH using MP4Box and ...
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Convert text-based subtitles to individual bitmaps with ffmpeg

We have a text-based subtitle stream, and we need to convert each distinct subtitle in that subtitle stream to an individual .bmp file, with 24 Bits per pixel. How can we do that with ffmpeg?
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Download all .m4s files of a mpeg dash stream

When I open this page I can see in Firefox Web Developer Tools / "Network" tab that the page loads files with .mpd extension. And then every few seconds it loads a file/stream with .m4s extension ...
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