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Questions tagged [video-conversion]

The video-conversion tag covers software & formats related to converting videos from one format or container to the other.

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How to see what command-line options handbrake sends to mencoder

I want to see what command-line options handbrake is sending to mencoder. I looked at the Activity Window and it shows a lot of stuff but not what I'm looking for. How can I find it?
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Input and output files for mencoder

What file types does mencoder accept for input, and what kind of output files can it make besides AVI files?
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How to rip AVI from VOB using ffmpeg

I am trying to convert a VOB to an AVI. I have ripped an AVI from this VOB before using ffmpeg, but for some reason it's not working this time. This is what I tried: ffmpeg -sameq -acodec copy -i ...
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How to emphasize certain words in subtitles using mencoder?

I'm using "mencoder" application to add subtitles to an AVI file. In the subtitles, there are certain words I want to emphasize by making them appear either in bold or in italics. I've tried ...
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Which subtitle formats does mencoder support?

I've been able to use mencoder with .srt files, but are there any other formats that mencoder supports?
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How to add subtitles with Handbrake

I'm trying to add subtitles to an AVI using handbrake. The subtitles are stored in an .srt file. The output file is MP4. After I run the conversion everything completes without error but when I watch ...
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How to add subtitles without changing video aspect ratio

I'm trying to add hardsubs to an AVI file using the H264 lossless codec in VirtualDub. The original video is 720x480. The resulting video is also 720x480, but the actual video that is seen becomes ...
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Lossless VOB conversion with ffmpeg

Is there a way to convert a VOB to another video format using ffmpeg without sacrificing audio or video quality?
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What's the difference between FFmpeg's “-vcodec copy” and “-sameq”?

What is the difference between using -vcodec copy and -sameq with FFmpeg? Do they do the same thing?
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How to hardcode subtitles into an AVI without loss of quality

I am using a program to hardcode subs into an AVI file. The problem is that is recompresses the video using a codec. I don't see why this is necessary and causes a noticeable loss of quality. Is there ...
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How to convert an MKV file without crackling

I'm trying to convert an MKV file to AVI format. I've tried different settings and there is always a slight crackling in the background. Why does this happen? How can I convert an MKV file to a ...
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convert SWF to AVI on Linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SWF to uncompressed AVI hello how i can convert SWF file to avi on linux ?
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Converting home video tape to digital? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do I need to be able to convert analog video (VHS, or an old camcorder) on a Mac? My mother has some old home movies recorded on video tape that she'd like to convert to ...
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Video from Frames at the OS X Command Line or Python?

I am looking for a good way to turn a stack of images into a video on the command line or python. Here is my setup: OS X 10.6 Sequence of images either in png or pdf format. (i.e. 001.png, 002.png, ...
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Remove DRM Protection

I recently purchased a documentary video from Amazon (Link) I cannot play the video because it's restricted for visitors from inside USA. But I'm not in USA and so I cannot play it. I found this ...
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Export iMovie 09/10 Project to Theora with 720p resolution

I select "export with QuickTime" Choose - OGG "Xiph Theora" is selected as codec. Actually, it's alone in the list of codecs. That's what i need. I can adjust quality, FPS ... but resolution ...
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Protect video file using DRM

I would like to protect a video file (can be any format, avi, wmv, mkv) Something like, user should only be allowed to view first 10 seconds of video or a another video clip showing link to site where ...
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Can “DVI-D out” sometimes provide a video signal to a 15-pin D-Sub VGA CRT via simple connector (or dongle)?

My motherboard (GIGABYTE GA-G41M-ES2H) has 3 video output ports # 1 x D-Sub port # 1 x DVI-D port (Note 3) # 1 x HDMI port (Note 3) The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by ...
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FLV player/converter for Fedora

Please suggest me flv player for Fedora 9. Also if flv to mp4 converter so that I can play with MPlayer. I am not able to run vlc player. I installed VLC through yum install player. Now in ...
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Add / Convert my physical DVD collection to M4V or iTunes Library?

I have a whole bunch of DVD's, and want to put them into a personal media server / file server (could be any OS - Mac, PC, or Linux). I want to be able to "map" this media repository with my iTunes ...
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How to convert and crop a large mts file into something uploadable to facebook?

My friend recorded some videos on his camcorder, and the one I want to convert is 1.66gb, 1440x1080, 6 audio channels. I want to shrink this down to something like 480x360, and 2 audio channels... or ...
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Batch convert videos from MPG to AVI

I have a few hundred short MPEG files (each ~10 seconds) that I need to batch convert to AVI. What would be the best way to do this? I've tried using WinFF but the quality was very subpar.
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How to convert Webex' WRF to any other video format?

I've recorded a Webex WRF screencast and I'd like to convert it to WMV or AVI or something. The Webex Editor keeps saying it needs Windows Media Player 9. Is there any other way to convert WRF?
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FAST conversion from MTS to MP4 (OS X) [closed]

I have tried using Handbrake but it's quite slow (4fps!). IMovie 08 is faster but requires the camera to be plugged in (i.e., it can't work with the MTS directly). Are there are any better (even pay) ...
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How to convert DVD movies to MP4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which is the best tool to convert DVD films to avi (ripping)? How do I convert movies from the format on DVDs to MP4?
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Video converter for the PlayStation Portable [closed]

I've tried various video converters for the PlayStation Portable Software I have tried so far: Free Make is good, but the output format makes the video lag. Total Video Converter is also good, but ...
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Video camera tape to PC, recommended formats?

I have a stack of MiniDV tapes from an age old video camera and want to import the videos. Right now I'm using VirtualDub and a capture card to import the raw data. What 2 formats (and settings) can ...
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how to enlarge the video size for compressed video file formats

I have movie files of format *.mpg. When I try to play these files with my DVD player, in TV the picture size shows up very small compared to TV size, the picture is aligned in the center with size ...
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Converting DVD (movie) discs into VCD (movie) discs quickly and easily

I'm looking for an application which can directly convert DVD (movie) discs into VCD (movie) discs quickly and easily. Any recommendations?
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How to convert flv video to 3gp video?

How to convert .flv video format to .3gp for use on an Android device using a desktop computer?
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ffmpeg - creating DNxHD MFX files with alphas

I'm struggling with something in FFMpeg at the moment... I'm trying to make DNxHD 1080p/24, 36Mb/s MXF files from a sequence of PNG files. My current command-line is: ffmpeg -y -f image2 -i /tmp/...
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Converting MP4 to FLV in Adobe Media Encoder fails

I am trying to encode a .mp4 to a .flv I've tried using the Adobe Media Encoder but the video is lost in the conversion process, leaving me a black screen and some audio. I have yet to find ...
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How do you convert AVI to FLV using Avidemux in Windows?

I've tried the tutorial but there seems to be a specific file that has to be associated with Avidemux. I'm using version 2.5.1 (r5249)
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Include external subtitles while converting video with FFmpeg

Is it possible to use subtitles from an external file while converting a video with FFmpeg? The file extension of the subtitles is .stl or .vob.
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Convert large .mov file to .avi or other small file format

I have a large 3G .mov file that I need to post online or attach in an email (hopefully the final output will be less then 100mb). What is the best way for me to do this, quickly and for free?
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FFmpeg tweaks for converting from WMV to FLV?

When using ffmpeg to convert from .wmv files to .flv files, I find that either the quality is too low or the bps is too high. I am working on a Ubuntu Linux installation. Any suggestions? The bps ...
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Convert videos to iPod Touch-friendly formats [closed]

I have a bunch of Xvid videos lying around, and I would love to convert them to a format that will play on my iPod touch efficiently and quickly. What free programs can do this? Although I am after ...
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Converting a .mts HD video file to more useable/flexible format?

I had a friend ask me this and I was not sure what to recommend. A large 19 min. HD video was shot with a Panasonic HDC-SD9P in 1920x1080. They want to send this video to friends and obviously the ...
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What tool can I use to to rip DVD movies? [closed]

What tool can I use to to rip DVD movies? I have used "Dr. DivX" long back. Is there any better tool to rip DVDs?
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What is the easiest way to convert MPEG video to FLV format?

I have MPEG video (.mpg) that I would like to convert to FLV format for use in Flash players. What is the easiest (idiot-proof) way to do this on a Windows machine?