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Is it safe to omit the codec when converting with ffmpeg?

I noticed today that I could encode or transcode video and audio streams using ffmpeg without specifying a codec, due to the fact that it seems to imply the video or audio codec being encoded or ...
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How can I make interleaved 29.97fps into 59.97fps progressive (or 29.97fps progressive)

video properties Hi. I have a blu-ray source that has interleaved 29.97fps video. I heard there was a way to make this into 59.94fps by using each field as a frame. Could someone elaborate the ...
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How to handle stream with ffmpeg and GPU

So in my project, I need to capture a video stream, decode the video, run the individual frames through an object detection algorithm and then play the output as a video. This whole operation is ...
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Unable To Transcode 8 Sources In One Instance Real Time (FFmpeg)

Just the other day I posted about my inability to transcode a multitrack video real time, -rc-lookahead ended up being the solution. However this was when recording fairly static signals, when each ...
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Multitrack Video Does Not Transcode Real Time

Recently this Github page, dedicated to bypassing Nvidia's encode limit, added windows support: https://github.com/keylase/nvidia-patch/tree/master/win Up until now I've been encoding my 5 live ...
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ffmpeg transcode loss information [closed]

I have a system taking videos of various formats as input and transcoding them into the same format for storage and processing and semantic analysis such as object detection. First, I wonder is this ...
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ffmpeg transcode twice compress further?

I have a collection of avi videos (say A). I first convert them into MPEG4 Part2 (say B) using ffmpeg -i ${inname} -vf scale=340:256,setsar=1:1 -q:v 1 -c:v mpeg4 -g 12 -f rawvideo ${outname}. The ...
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FFmpeg 4 versus version 2.2 very slow transcodes in VMWare CentOS 6 container

Whist using "ffmpeg version n4.0.1" I've noticed that on CentOS6 host within a VMware container the video transcoding takes almost twice as long as "ffmpeg version 2.2.1". Benchmarks below, ran 3 ...
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Getting Intel Quicksync working in Ubuntu 16.04 in headless mode for HW transcoding

/dev/dri and /usr/lib/dri doesn't exist. vainfo returns: error: can't connect to X server! error: failed to initialize display Aborted lspci | grep VGA returns: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Reject DTS-HD MA

I have couple of video files containing both regular DTS as well as DTS-HD MA audio tracks. I want to get rid of the DTS-HD MA audio streams during transcoding, but have not figured out how to do so. ...
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bash script variables not proper

I updated it a little bit, but I'm still not getting the results I should be getting: #!/bin/bash find "$1" -type f | while read filename do videoCodec=$(ffprobe -v error -select_streams v:0 -...
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Ffmpeg transcoding video .vob (vcodec MPEG-2)

I want to transcode a file .vob to get the bitrate 1500 with 16/9 ratio I execute this command ffmpeg ffmpeg -i /path/video.vob -vcodec libx264 -vf scale=1280:-2 -strict experimental -b:v 1308k -b:a ...
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Why is Plex Server transcoding file that can be direct played?

I've installed Plex Media Server in my Raspberry Pi 3. It works perfect but it doesn't have enough CPU power to transcode (when it tries the video freezes every two or three seconds). One of my Plex ...
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Intel i5 Kaby Lake Hardware-Assited transcoding of video and audio to VP9 and FLAC using ffmpeg

I have about 30 gigabytes of video (mostly MP4, some MKV and webm) I need to transcode to 8-bit VP9 with Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) audio in an MKV container from various input codecs (AAC audio;...
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Maximising efficiency of my M4A music playlist

Reading this answer here and questions like: What lossy audio formats are more (or less) "efficient"? Are there any perceptible differences between the sound quality of 192 versus 320 kbps ...
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openload.cc How can I extract encoding settings of videos?

My customer needs streaming service for his IP cameras and he ask me about same output quality as videos in openload.cc but I can´t simulate similar quality.I tried several encoding combination but ...
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Any alternatives to VLC transcode for online stream?

I have 2 favorites public radio stations that I always wanted to listen on the phone but due to high quality 192kbps I was not always to listen because it needed good connection. Now using windows VLC ...
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Stuttering in VLC-Transcode

I'm trying to transcode a working internet stream to something my Dreambox could play. My current status is that I can play it on my desktop and on Dreambox, however, there is some constant ...
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Transcode Multiple Video Files at a Time in VLC

I am using VLC to transcode video files, in the convert/save menu it lets you select multiple files, but when you click Convert, it just converts the first file in the list. Ideally I would be able to ...
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Bulk transcoding ISO/IMG to MP4/MKV

I need a tool/script to help me convert my collection of DVD's to MP4. I've started using Plex instead of playing each image-file directly and it's quite a pain in the butt to manually convert a ...
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FFMPEG stop working with no error

I am using FFMPEG to create a video using pictures as input. I never had a problem with it, but now for some jobs I can't get correct outputs, some of them are broken. Using FFPROBE to check the ...
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handbreak does not extract subtitles

i have a personal DVD i am trying to backup to a medium that will not go the way of the 5" floppy... when i "rip" it via handbreak, i select subtitles, then i click "add all" and the subtitle does ...
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How do I transcode/compress mp4 source files on the Linux command line?

I have some rather large mp4s produced by my phone. They aren't very long, so they're probably not very compressed. What's an example of using a command line Linux tool to transcode one of these to ...
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How to batch convert to mp4 with arista-transcoder?

I dont understand how to list valid preset names and select the Computer - H.264 preset available in the arista-gtk listing. When I batch convert like arista-transcode -p "Computer - H.264" *.wmv the ...
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ffmpeg equivalent for -movflags faststart for audio

I have several video and audio files on my server that I wish to stream. I have converted all video files to mp4 and audio files to aac. Now I am streaming both type of files but it seems audio ...
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Downsampling and streaming video over a LAN (WiFi)

I have a Linux file server at home, and I'd like to watch video stored on it on my desktop. A very simple solution comes very close: use any old HTTP server to serve up the files, and view them in ...
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Transcode RTMP Live stream to multiple clients

I regularly follow livestreams on the website picarto.tv. The website uses RTMP for streaming, and therefore requires flash to show the video source. Many (mobile/embedded) devices don't have flash ...
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Cut an FFmpeg video based on frames not a timecode

I want to cut a video with FFmpeg using something similar to the code below: ffmpeg -i movie.mp4 -ss 00:00:03 -t 00:00:08 -async 1 cut.mp4 However I want to specify -ss and -t in frames instead of ...
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Can a processor gpu still be used for video transcoding if the motherboard is disabled from using processor gpu?

I am planning to get the following motherboard and cpu. Asrock Rack e3c224d4i-14s Intel Xeon e3-1276v3 However, after reading the spec sheet on Asrock Rack/Intel Ark, the above mentioned motherboard ...
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FFmpeg - Transcode video and keep original EXIF metadata in the transcoded file?

I am trying to transcode a video from a .mov (recorded with the iPhone) and add the original metadata (EXIF) to transcoded file, how can I achieve that? The original video contains EXIF metadata, etc. ...
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FFmpeg - Cut video into segments, transcode them individually, then concatenate & output to .ts

This is a follow-up question to audio error when concatenating clips using ffmpeg What I'd like to achieve is the following: Cut an input video into chunks Transcode each chunk (video and audio) ...
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Converting problematic 9.99fps video to something standard (ffmpeg?)

I recently got some CCTV video released to me via a FOIA/PA request. I'd like to put up the full version on YouTube, as well as version edited w/ Final Cut Pro. However, Handbrake, Quicktime, Final ...
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How can I transcode “faster playback speed” videos? [duplicate]

I'd like to transcode a video to have faster playback speed, for use on mobile devices / chromecast. VLC has this capability, but it seems to only work during playback. For example, if I use the ...
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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 -crf 18 -profile:v baseline -level 3.0 -pix_fmt yuv420p -preset veryslow output.mp4 Here's the input file: http://ct.recorder.s3....
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Why does VLC cut off the end of my video when transcoding?

I am trying to "bake in" a custom made subtitle file (Advanced SubStation Alpha) for a short (3:46) video. However, despite trying an assortment of commandline options, VLC seems to always cut off the ...
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Transcoding Video to QuickTime Animation (RLE)

I need to transcode video created using the Camstudio Lossless Codec into the QuickTime RLE format in order to get it to work with some other software. What methods can I use to convert the video? I ...
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Which FFmpeg command do I use to passthrough FLV to MP4?

I've a number of downloaded FLV files which I would like to convert to MP4. They are already in the correct format so I am told all I need to do is to remux the video and audio streams into an MP4 ...
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Why does FFmpeg segment_times create webm files with incorrect duration and start times?

I have a MOV file that I want to split into several smaller files (at certain timestamps in a comma-separated list). I'm simultaneously compressing the video into WEBM files. The command I'm using ...
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VLC bash transcoding script destination directory

Well, I have such transcoding script: #!/bin/bash acodec="vorb" arate="256" ext="ogg" vlc="/usr/bin/vlc" fmt="mp3" for a in *$fmt; do $vlc -I dummy -vvv "$a" --sout "#transcode{acodec=$acodec,...
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VLC bash transcoding script output to file

I'm running such script to transcode my audio files: #!/bin/bash acodec="vorb" arate="256" ext="ogg" vlc="/usr/bin/vlc" fmt="mp3" for a in *$fmt; do $vlc -I dummy -vvv "$a" --sout "#transcode{...
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FFMPEG - Stream discovered after head already parsed

I am trying to live transcode an RTMP stream to another RTMP HLS stream using the following command: ffmpeg -re -i rtmp://localhost/videochat/testing -c:v libx264 -c:a:0 libfaac -b:a:0 480k -f flv ...
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Use ffmpeg to transcode only wma lossless files and not wma files

I have a list of wma files with wma lossless files as well, and what i want to do is to use ffmpeg to transcode only those which are wma lossless and not the wma files. As we cannot distinguish these ...
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Realtime transcoding to H264+AAC in Matroska container

Scenario I have a movie library which I'm looking to make streamable to my Android tablet using VLC for playback. I want to use H264+AAC for best possible visual quality over a mobile internet ...
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Codec choice for non CPU-intensive video transcoding

I am trying to achieve real-time transcoding of mkv / H264 videos on a low-end (slow CPU) platform. Using the following command line as a testing harness: avconv -i test.mkv -c:v mjpeg -q:v 3 -c:a ...
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Converting AVI encoded file with an IMM5 codec

As part of a legal matter, I received a copy of a security video encoded using what appears to be an 'IMM5' codec, apparently often used by police. I also received a copy of 'BackupPlayer', which can ...
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Reuse transcoding outputs to generate multiple files with AvConv

I am trying to find information about how to transcode a file into multiple outputs in one shot, but I don't seem to be able to. Most of the results I find describe the opposite: merging multiple ...
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Crop video to custom resolution

I'm just looking for a simple application (preferably free but not necessarily) that allows me to crop a video to a custom resolution; obviously smaller than the original resolution. The application ...
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How can I batch convert flac files to wav?

I'm using Windows XP, and I have several (about 160) flac files which I need to convert to wav. Since it is not practical to convert so many one by one, I need a utility that can convert them, but ...
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Seek Issues in WebM (VP8 IVF/OGG) File

I have a file downloaded from the web this is the media below. General Format : WebM Format version : Version 2 File size ...
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How to extract a Vorbis stream from a WAVE file?

I would like to move the Vorbis stream into an ogg container but ffmpeg does not seem to recognize the stream. Even though MPlayer gives this output upon playback: Opening audio decoder: [acm] ...