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avconv grab DVD with chapter seperations - dvd_nav_packet

I am trying to grab my DVD into an mkv-Container without loosing the predefined chapters on the DVD disk. I suppose, the chapter information is in the "Stream #0:0[0x1bf]: Data: dvd_nav_packet" track -...
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what is the best library for converting video to multiple resolutions [closed]

as I see there are two popular ffmpeg and avconv, for example what uses youtube or other popular platforms for converting one video to multiple resolutions, subtitles and audio tracks etc...are these ...
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How to convert a 2:21:1 video to 16:9 DVD using ffmpeg?

I have a MPEG-4 Simple Profile video with size 720x288, pixel aspect ratio of 2:21:1 (ffmpeg says SAR 1:1, DAR 5:2). I'm trying to use the command I usually use to convert it do DVD format: ffmpeg -i ...
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Modify video file for viewing in generic media player

I have a file called ~/somePath/foo.264, containing video from a surveillance camera's DVR. I am unable to view this video on several media players including the default media player on an Apple ...
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avconv: What are the mpegvideo private options?

I'm using avconv on LinuxMint 17.3 to convert video. The avconv man page states for multiple options, that they are "Deprecated, use mpegvideo private options instead" Can someone tell me what these ...
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Convert mkv to mp4 (or webM) with the output file viewable in the process

I'm trying to find a way to convert a MKV file into MP4 and actually already start to view it, while it's still converting. The output file would be viewed via Chrome or Firefox and I would like to ...
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proper way to undo AVCHD mess?

Most of my video editing programs simply take the stream (.MTS) files from my camera's AVCHD videos. I can confirm the imported video/audio are exactly the same if the program has access to the whole ...
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Record raw video with ffmpeg keeping the full color range

I want to do video captures with a video4linux2 device. The video data contains a lot of darker shades of grey. When I capture a single PNG file, everything is fine. Capturing with ffmpeg/avconf ...
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Streamable Container for HEVC (H.265)

flv is a container which can be used to stream videos while they are being encoded. flv supports h.264 codec. However, flv doesn't support hevc codec. Is there any container for hevc which is ...
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Why is audio generated by avconv choppy?

I am using avconv to generate an AV stream, and the video is perfect, but the audio is very choppy using iOS Safari. Can anyone tell me what is wrong with my audio stream that's causing this? When ...
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Converting videos and time accuracy; pitfalls and solutions

I need to compress some videos about laboratory experiments which contain motions of some objects. Since in analysis time intervalls on the video are needed as accurate as the camera captured them, ...
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Do these encoding times seem about correct?

I'm using avconv to convert some videos, using the following commands (replacing {{inFile}} and {{outFile}} avconv -xerror -v fatal -i {{inFile}} -vcodec libx264 -pix_fmt yuv420p -profile:v baseline ...
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avconv converting videos in really bad quality

I have this linux command line app called avcon. It is used to converting files. For instance if I have a file called video.mp4 I can run avconv -i video.mp4 video.ogg and it will convert this video....
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AVCONV to transcode MJPEG to RTSP

I have an MJPEG test source (local business has publicly available source) that I’m trying to transcode to an RTSP stream for consumption by Evostream. I have tried with and without the -vcodec copy ...
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What means “Data: Skeleton” in an .ogv file?

My Question: I made a screencast with recordmydesktop (Version 0.3.8.1). When I investigate the rendered file with avprobe I see, that there is Stream #0.0: Data: skeleton in the produced file. I ...
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Avconv rotating mpeg4 - video loses quality

I'm a newbie in video editing on linux and am trying to rotate a video I took with my phone using AVCONV on an Ubuntu 12.04 machine. It all seems to go honky dory except the output is losing quality. ...
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Can 'fifo' filter write to the same stream in avconv?

I would think that there should be a way to explain to fifo filter to write to the same output stream. But when i test that hypothesis with the following: avconv -i 01.webm -filter_complex 'split [s1]...