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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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FFmpeg throws error: “No decoder for stream #0:1, filtering impossible”

When i try to convert a .mov to .mp4, I get an error: No decoder for stream #0:1, filtering impossible
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How to change the nvc file format to avi or mp4 format

I had a video project which i made in Nero. It is an pictures slideshow with the mp3 music in the background. The file extension for this project is .nvc, so how to convert this .nvc file to avi or ...
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Converting video int Webm using ffmpeg, file size

I have found this article from google describing how to convert video into webm https://sites.google.com/a/webmproject.org/wiki/ffmpeg/vp9-encoding-guide I used following command to convert video ...
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Setting Key Frame Distance in ffmpeg as per Adobe Media Encoder

I'm working with video on a website that requires the material to be seekable both forward and backward. It's similar to the effect that Apple employs on their page for the new MacBook Pro. If you ...
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No thumbnail or properties after scaling down Android portrait video with ffmpeg

I have lots of videos taken in 1080p using a Nexus 5 running Android Lollipop. I have been downscaling them to 720p with ffmpeg v3.1.5 (I have since set the video recording quality to 720p before ...
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FFmpeg - trim beginning AND end fixed amounts

Professional video editor here who isn't skilled at FFmpeg, so bear with me. I have a large batch of videos, all different lengths, and I would like to trim them by 10 seconds at the beginning AND 10 ...
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concat mp4 with blank video

I want to concatenate 5 seconds of blank/black video to the end of different videos I download from net. The process I have for doing this is not working. First I use ffprobe to the dimensions of ...
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FFMpeg - Negative Mapping Duplicates Subtitle Tracks

I'm attempting to remove a DTS-HD track from an existing media item using a command like this: ffmpeg.exe -i source.m4v -map 0 -map -0:a:1 -c copy output.m4v Here's the ffprobe of the original: ...
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Convert SWF to MP4 and maintain Captions

I have a large number of SWF files that must be converted into MP4 format. In addition to that I need to retain the captions that are currently embedded/accessible via a button click within the SWF ...
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MeGUI InterFrame - In-between frames are horrible

My original file is at 23.976 fps, I used MeGUI with InterFrame to convert it to 60fps. Well, it successfully converted it into 59.940 fps, but a lot of in-between frames are horrible. I discovered ...
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Why in converted video the voice and video frame doesn't get synchronous even using “source frame rate”?

I want to convert a movie which i captured from satellite with .ts format to .AVI so that i could open it using windows media player easier _with lower CPU usage than using codecs. I use Jetaudio ...
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Best / Minimal settings for ffmpeg?

I'm trying to get the best and most basic options to convert my avi video to webm. The audio is not a issue. It's the video. Currently, I've tried ffmpeg -i input.avi output.webm. This seems to only ...
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Converting .mp4 to .264 using FFmpeg

I am completely new to FFmpeg and am trying to convert my test.mp4 to (it has to be specifically) a .h264 file. I have tried the following in Terminal: ffmpeg -i test.mp4 -c:v libx264 test.h264 ...
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How to convert .bin video file to MP4 or AVI?

I have a video file that has a .bin extension. I downloaded it off the web. The website where I viewed it had a nice plugin viewer. But I want to keep this video in an easily accessible format on my ...
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MKV to MP4 container solution

Right now I am using ffmpeg to convert from MKV to MP4 for my movies and tv shows. However This can only be done in one folder at a time or one move at a time as they are all in their own folder. I ...
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How to add a png logo to mp4 video with ffmpeg which can be resize dynamically and cover the whole video

I want to show a logoon a video when the video starts. I already found this command : ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -framerate 30000/1001 \ -loop 1 -i test.png -filter_complex "[1:v] fade=out:st=30:d=1:alpha=1 ...
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How to get rid of stuck ffmpeg “pts has no value” error

I am trying to convert an AVC file from Sony Vegas into an MP4 file for use in DaVinci Resolve (which does not support .avc). Because I don't want to spend hours re-encoding the video I wanted to use ...
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ffmpeg stops generating mp4 ~1.5 seconds before end

I'm no ffmpeg expert. I'm trying to generate a video with a matching image overlapped on top to create a cinemagraph effect. For the basic test I run this, but it stops creating frames about 1.5 ...
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ffmpeg: convert mjpeg fifo into mp4 stream - on the fly- to render in chromium

I have a mjpeg stream in a fifo (comes from gphoto2 --capture-movie) and I want to play that stream in chromium. To capture the mjpeg stream I use: gphoto2 --capture-movie --stdout> fifo.mjpg ...
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Unable to convert .ts file with the mime type video/MP2T to .mp4

I want to play a bunch of .ts files. Most websites mention that users can usually play these files directly in vlc but I couldn't. There was no error. It is just that the file would not open at all. ...
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ffmpeg extract audio from streaming mp4

I am trying to extract audio from streaming mp4,it succeeds on ffmpeg -i http://www.sample-videos.com/video/mp4/720/big_buck_bunny_720p_1mb.mp4 out2.mp3 But it fails on this facebook mp4 streaming ...
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Which ffmpeg flag fixes MP4 missing frames in Premiere?

We are converting a sequence of DPX images into an MP4 video: ffmpeg -start_number 101 -i dpx/example.%04d.dpx ./example.mp4 # minimal conversion ffmpeg -y -start_number 101 -i dpx/example.%04d.dpx -...
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Extracting subtitles from mp4 video

I need to extract subtitles from an .mp4 file and I read this article here but it doesn't work. I want to extract the subtitles of this video. In the command line I got this: Output file does not ...
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Adding YouTube-compatible chapter marks to video (using console tools)

I've created an mp4 video file that I want to upload to YouTube. The video gets correctly processed by YT. Because it's a long video, I'd like to add chapter marks to allow skipping ahead to specific ...
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Error when converting a video with ffmpeg

john75@ubuntu:~/Desktop$ ffmpeg -i Iyawo-mii.mp4 map 0 -c:v libx264 -c:a copy Iyawo-miii.mp4 ffmpeg version 2.8.6-1ubuntu2 Copyright (c) 2000-2016 the FFmpeg developers built with gcc 5.3.1 (Ubuntu ...
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How to restore unplayable H265 avi files produced by ffmpeg?

I have an input video file input.avi as produced by a digital camera $ avprobe input.avi avprobe version 11.7-6:11.7-1~deb8u1, Copyright (c) 2007-2016 the Libav developers built on Jun 12 2016 21:...
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FFMEG won't transcode from 7.1 AAC to 7.1 eAC3

Have been trying to convert my video files from AAC to eAC3. I don't have Adobe Media Encoder, and am trying to do this with FFMPEG. Any help is Note: I have copies of the following software that ...
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VGA and DVI-I/D Connector

I'm fixing up an old pc and it only has a female VGA port. My monitor has both a female VGA port and a female DVI-D port. Problem is I only have a male VGA to male DVI-I connector and a male DVI-D to ...
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How to delete a single metadata item from an MP4 file

Context and question I recorded a video with my MotoG3 phone Android phone and the resulting video (perhaps due to shaking the phone) plays rotated, that is, vertically, which is not something that I ...
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Use FFMPEG To Convert .MKV to .MP4 With Conversion Settings

I am using a powershell script and ffmpeg to convert mkv files to mp4 files so that I can stream them using serviio The script executes as it should, however when serviio tries to add the converted ...
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ask ffmpeg subtitle and watermark on debian8 with no loss quality

please help for my case i have trouble on here for ffmpeg i use the command : ffmpeg -i whiskey.mkv -threads 0 -c:v libx264 -crf 28 -preset veryslow -vf "movie=logo.png[wm];[in][wm]overlay=0:0,...
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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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Clipping a video (spatially) using FFMPEG

How can I clip a video spatially using FFMPEG, with no border added, and no quality degradation? So basically I just need to split the video into 4 parts to separate the videos, like the frame below:
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ffmpeg - Is it possibe to retain real timecodes using -copyts?

It's is a simple task. I want to make a converted clip of a video using -copyts to have it's real timecodes. For example, the converted clip of this command: ffmpeg -hide_banner -ss 57:41.76 -i input....
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Can the “start at” value be saved in a Handbrake preset?

I regularly have videos that I want to clip 16 seconds off the front of. I've finally figured out how to do this with Handbrake (the main source panel with it's "frames/seconds x through y" fields). ...
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ffmpeg overlay video on another video in specific time

I have video with duration 01:30 min and i have another video with duration 00:50 sec i want to overlay the second video on the top of the first video at 00:45 to 00:50 i'm trying to use this command ...
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FFMPEG || Converting CCTV raw .264 footage files

image of the log below is the text Hi I want to convert 264 footage files to .mp4. The problem is these files came with a player but unfortunately that player is not working on my pc, hence I thought ...
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How do I use FFmpeg to convert .264 CCTV footage files to mp4 with h.264 codec?

I get the following error when I try to convert my test.264 file to mp4 using FFmpeg: Log C:\ffmpeg\bin>ffplay -f h264 test.264 ffplay version N-29947-gcd244fa Copyright <c> 2003-2016 the ...
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What ffmpeg settings would produce a similar output for GoToMeeting?

There's a thread on the GoToMeeting forum where g2m videos are transcoded to MP4 at a fixed dimension of 1920x1080. So, if you're broadcast is 1290x1104, you're MP4 ends up with a black border all ...
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ffmpeg multiple files dimensions change

I saw a post on superUser on changing dimensions of a mp4 file which like this FFmpeg -I Input.mp4 -vf scale=460:690 output.mp4 but I want to change dimensions of multiple mp4 files in one go so I ...
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ffmpeg y4m to mp4 valid coding

I am trying to code y4m (raw) video to valid mp4 video. I was trying the following command, ffmpeg -i INPUT.y4m -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -qp 0 OUTPUT.mp4 It works fine but only play in chrome ...
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Why does Handbrake keep cropping my videos?

I have some 640x360 videos I want to re-encode with Handbrake to make their file size smaller. When I choose automatic cropping it shows 2 pixel cropping at the top and left, so I chose custom ...
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Choosing Audio Stream While Converting Via FFmpeg

I`ve got a .mkv file with two audio streams. But when I intent to convert it to a .mp4, the ffmpeg only chooses the first audio stream. How can I make ffmpeg to uses second one? Thanks a lot.
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Making pair of two YUV videos (side by side) using FFmpeg

I am trying to make a pair of 2 videos (side by side) with a 10px white border seperator. I used the following FFmpeg command, ffmpeg -i left.yuv -i right.yuv -filter_complex "[0:v:0]pad=iw*2:ih:...
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Copy video to phone from PC without Windows harping about converting to WMV

I don't do buffering so when I want to show someone a video I download the source file and copy it from my PC/Windows 7 to my phone via a USB cable. Every time I copy a video file Windows harasses me ...
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ffmpeg increases video segments length when used with -segment_time - how to fix?

I am trying to record rtmp stream to file, splitting every 10 seconds. My ffmpeg command is: ffmpeg -i rtmp://192.168.16.82:1935 -f segment -strftime 1 -segment_time 10 -segment_format avi E:\record\...
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FFmpeg concatenate - Error while opening encoder

I have an Android application that uses ffmpeg to concatenates 2 mp4 video files (360x640) together and outputs it as one .mp4. This is my command: ffmpeg -y -i vid_1.mp4 -i vid_2.mp4 -strict ...
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ffmpeg -segment_time produces spoiled segments

I use this docker image instead of installing ffmpeg directly to my OS X. What I want to achieve is to split some .avi file into pieces with duration of 30 seconds each. Here is my command: ffmpeg -i ...
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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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How to encode .mkv video to .mp4 in ffmpeg while retaining the video subtitles and add additioinal watermark?

I want to encode .mkv video to .mp4 using ffmpeg while retaining the subtitle in .mkv format and add additioinal watermark, the current technique that i know is this will convert the .mkv video to ....