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Trying to sync audio in mpeg2 video whose video freezes first 8 seconds in playback

So I have a handful of old mpeg2 (.mpg) files with the following profiles as provided by ffmpeg (the timecodes on each are different): Stream #0:0(eng): Video: mpeg4 (Advanced Simple Profile) (mp4v / ...
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Is it possible to export a Video with transparent Background? (No Image Sequences!)

Is it possible to export a video file from After Effects with transparency? I don't want to export to an image sequence.
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Why isn't ffmpeg used in movie production or broadcasting tool chains?

Is the assumption in the title true? What is preventing the use of ffmpeg when producing a movie or broadcast quality material? Are there any prominent or well known users of ffmpeg? What is used ...
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Convert .WMV to .MOV

A client gave me a file in Windows Media Video format. I need to edit it in Final Cut Pro X. The problem is that Final Cut Pro X can't read it. Neither can Apple Compressor. It has a Quicktime logo, ...
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Trimming mp4 videos

I have a GoPro4 video, came out in mp4. If I try and trim in GoPro studio, not only have to jump through hoops but I then have to export - choose an encoding etc...itsends up being a .mov file (i ...
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Command Line Tool for Converting Image Sequence to Quicktime .mov Video

I have large number of numbered .tif files and I'd like to convert them to a .mov/Quicktime video file for further editing in Final Cur Pro X. Therefore no artefacts should be added in the process. ...
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Clear and informative tutorial on video file formats

...I think I will want to make a tutorial that covers video file formats, and their relationship to video codecs. There seems to always be a lot of confusion around these topics for emerging media ...
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Retaining quality while re-encoding with same codec

Just say I have a bunch of separate clips (DV stream format .dv), and I join them using Quicktime 7. If I then export them out as a new .dv file, am I losing any quality? Is there a loss in quality ...
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How to extract MOOV atom/metadata from MP4 file?

Can one "dump"/extract the MOOV atom from an MP4 file? If so, how? Hoping for an obscure FFMPEG command. I need to be able to process/play a stream without searching for the MOOV atom over and over ...
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exporting .mov vr to multiple still frames

Ive got a quicktime VR in .mov format i need to strip the all still frames (in total there are 250) out of it and have them in as individual images, preferably pngs or jpegs. I was looking at using ...
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QuickTime File Format (Atoms & Flags)

What is the purpose of Media Atom 'flags' within the QuickTime videos, I see for the most part they are set to zero but what does this achieve? Documentation I am reading is the following: https://...
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Color shifts in Quicktime when playing h264 encoded movie from After Effects

If I preview my project in After Effects all colors appear as they should. However, if I render using either the AE renderer (lossless/best) or Media Encoder (YouTube 1080 H264) the colors are all ...
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Optimize Filesize export from Premiere CS3

After screen capturing a video and editing it with Premiere CS3*, I'd like some help optimizing the Quicktime filesize. I was wondering if I can get the ratio back to 1:1 at least. I have tried to ...
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How to get the highest possible quality out of a MP4 file

I took over the editing for a project recently and I wasn't given the raw files. All I was given was the partially completed MP4 file. I used Final Cut Pro 7 to complete the project edits. When I ...
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Can't Import Video with Alpha to Premiere

This is really annoying. I've heard a lot about how Apple have removed a lot of different codec uses including the most needed Quicktime RGB+Alpha one in After Effects. I can no longer import videos ...
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disabling streams in quicktime movies with ffmpeg

In Quicktime pro you can turn off streams in movies, without deleting the stream. Is it possible to do this with a command line application like ffmpeg? I have a bunch of video files that were ...
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Colors look different after export

Colors look great in FCPX. After I export (Share > Master file > H.264 Quicktime) they look a bit dull: desaturated, less vibrant. Also sort of like the wrong gamma curve - shadows are darker. I ...
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How to convert a quicktime 3d model .mov format into multiple images

I've tried exporting 3d model lab into images sequence format after going through this below answer. exporting .mov vr to multiple still frames, but all I can see same image output with different ...
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FFMpeg crop filter doesn't change orientation

I am trying to crop a portrait video of 1280x720 to 568x320 so that the video will be displayed in landscape view (16:9). I am using the following command ffmpeg -i VID_1438833296.mp4 -vf crop=568:...
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Screencasts from quicktime are too large to share

I tend to take quite a lot of video screencasts to illustrate bugs and features to 3rd parties during web development projects. To achieve this is I use Quicktime on my Mac and then go to "File > ...
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How can I convert large jpgs (15000 x 10840px) to video?

Whenever I try the command ffmpeg -y -r 1 -i File01.jpg -c:v libx264 -tune stillimage -pix_fmt yuv420p out.mp4 I get the failing result: [swcaler @ 000000000347fe0] deprecated pixel format used, ...
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Missing video codec in Quicktime

I have a quicktime video recorded on a Atoms Shogun. When I tried to play the file it is only playing the audio and no video is coming up at all. Delving deeper, I found out that no codec for the ...
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What is the best way to make Windows compatible with .MOV format?

What is the best way to make Windows compatible with .MOV format? I am looking for solutions other than using QuickTime to play .MOV movies on my Windows 8 machine. I want Windows to support .MOV (via ...
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mp4 file will not play video, only audio on quicktime, fine on VLC

I have an mp4 file that will not play video, only audio, on QuickTime (10.4 on Yosemite) - and by extension does not show the correct icon in Finder not will it play properly on iOS devices. Others ...
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Is it possible to install the Quicktime backend without getting the frontend?

Let's say, hypothetically, you really dislike Quicktime player and would rather not have it on your computer. However, for a little project you decide you want to use Lightworks. Upon installation, ...
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optimizing / compressing video for web with Quicktime

I have a ~70mb (3 minutes long) m4v video that I need to get to a much more reasonable file size for playing on a site that will primarily be accessed via iPad. I don't know if it matters, but the ...
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Can QuickTime Pro Edit mp4 files?

I just started trying out Snagit 11 on Windows. It now records screencasts in .mp4 instead of .avi. I thought this would be great but there's a problem. I typically record a screencast and then open ...
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Background color of MP4 rendering incorrectly in QuickTime

I am converting a .MOV file into .MP4, .OGV and .WEBM for web use. I have found that the background rendered by QuickTime and Safari is not white although the same MP4 has a white background when ...
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best alternative to QuickTime .mov

My company is stripping away QuickTime enterprise-wide, due to Apple dropping support for the format. I use After Effects and Premiere, and others in my group are on Avid Workstations. Occasionally ...
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Quicktime rendering issue

I am trying to export my composition from AE CC but when I hit 'Render' nothing happens. In status is says 'Rendering' but this is not the case and the cursor looks like it's working but nothing is ...
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Losslessly converting Microsoft DV to Quicktime DV

I have a bunch of AVI files containing captured DV footage (Microsoft DV, as that is what is captured through Adobe Premiere on Windows). These now need to be converted to Quicktime DV to work with ...
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Force subtitles to play as default

I've added different language subtitles to individual m4v movies, and they show fine when selecting the subtitle track in both Quicktime and VLC. I would like to have them so that the subtitles ...
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How to add closed captioning to MPEG-2, QuickTime MOV, or AVI/DV for cable broadcast?

I need to add closed captioning to a short video that will be broadcast on our cable TV system. The cable system will accept MPEG-2, QuickTime MOV, or AVI/DV formats. This is in the United States, ...
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How to save multiple QuickTimes but flatten audio tracks so that youtube/vimeo will accept it

When I copy/paste multiple clips into a single clip inside quicktime, QuickTime allows me to save that "edit" as a single standalone mp4 file without having to re-encode any video. This is a very fast/...
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After effects cc render time issues

I recently made a video 3 minutes long with trapcode particular, 2 light layers and some simple expressions for particular (wiggle and time). Rendering in quicktime h264, 1080p 30fps. I started to ...
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FFMPEG prores_ks 4444 color shift

I am attempting to encode "ProRes 4444" movies with ffmpeg. Some research led me to the "prores_ks" encoder, which is the only one of ffmpeg's prores encoders that supports "4444". I used this ...
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FFMPEG not writing quicktime “COLR” atom

I am attempting to create Quicktime movs with the "DNXHD" codec with the following ffmpeg command (input part excluded): -c:v dnxhd -b:v 175M -pix_fmt yuv422p10le test.mov This works, and is ...
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Trouble scaling 2880x1800 to 1080p without blurring in Premiere Pro

I have a project I'm producing where the source clips are generated from Quicktime doing a screen recording. The dimensions are 2880 x 1800, 60fps. The source dimensions are a little unusual, but ...
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How can I examine Quicktime file internals? [duplicate]

How can I examine a QuickTime file: is there a standard utility? Or passable third party utilities? I'd like to be able to try to debug these problems myself before resorting to "randomly install ...
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Are “mp2v” and “mpgv” valid MPEG-2 codec tags in an MOV?

This question is related to What is the correct MPEG-2 FourCC? and to an open discussion currently on the ffmpeg-user mailing list: I am wondering if I should file a bug report about the MOV ...
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.Mov file corrupted after QuickTime Exporting for web

I recently attempted to export a large video file to the web through QuickTime Pro in hopes of uploading it to my web storage account and put on my website. However, when I encoded this .mov file, ...
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Why is a screencast produced by Quicktime (.mov) is much smaller than the converted MP4 file?

I recently recorded numerous screencasts using Quicktime. The .mov files produced by Quicktime are 2876x1748. To goal was to upload the files to YouTube and so I wanted to convert to the ...
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Resolve Bad public atom found when using ffmpeg copy

I have a .mov file with a number of streams both audio and video I'd like to demux (if thats the correct term) into separate files (1 per stream to start with) without loosing quality or resolution ...
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how to decide the appropriate resolution when recording my screen for uploading online?

I am planning of creating a few technical movies where I will record my screen as I work through a particular technology. I'm unsure whether to record full screen, or select the area to be recorded. ...
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Looking for compressed standard definition file format to share footage between Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe Premiere Pro CS6

Brief Background I have a 30 minute film originally edited on Premiere Pro 1.5 in 2005/2006 that used 4:3 720x576 PAL interlaced DV AVI footage imported by firewire from a DV Cam. The entire raw ...
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Can't export .mov with premiere pro cs5.5?

I'm trying to export a mpeg format sequence to .mov (I need it to be quicktime for a ceratin reason). When I choose the format, e.g. quicktime animation or quicktime H.264, It opens an 'encoding' ...
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Quicktime and Adobe Premier “Can't Open .mp4” files

I'm getting a "Can't Open .mp4" error message when trying to open or upload files off of an SD card. Some of the files are fine, others are not. You can see the ones that are bad do not show a ...
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How to copy/convert qt video metadata to exif?

My canon S90 records video in quicktime format. ACDsee/Windows do not see any metadata for those files. Using exiftool, I see all the data is there (the only thing I Care about really is the ...
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MediaInfo Fourcc Values

I'm trying to figure out what fourcc value I need to use but I'm a bit confused between file formats and codecs. I have a .mov file and MediaInfo reports it as shown below I need to specify the ...
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Is there a limit to the number of essence files that can be refernced in a QuickTime mov header?

When using a .mov format with referenced media essence, is there a limit to the number of 'tracks' that can be included in a single .mov header file? I'm thinking of a piece of media with a single ...