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A 'coder-decoder' computer program capable of encoding and/or decoding a digital data stream or signal.

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format and codec for a video with 5760 x 1080

For an art installation I need to project on 3 projectors (1920 x 1080). My playback setup is: 1 PC with Windows 7, SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 and 3 projectors (1920 x 1080). The video I need to ...
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What codec do I need for this video file?

I have a video file from my Hikvision NVR which I cannot play on Windows 10 in either VLC or Windows Media Player - all I get is a black video and the seek bar just whizzes along... I can play this ...
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Timestamps are unset in a packet for stream 0. This is deprecated and will stop working in the future. Fix your code to set the timestamps properly

I am using below command to push the video to Wowza server, since we are pushing raw h264 video, the rtp packet doesnot have the timestamp, and we could observe audio video sync issue while playing ...
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AAC with no global headers is currently not supported

As per ffmpeg bitstream filter documentation, if we use -bsf:a aac_adtstoasc then the AAC stream from a raw ADTS AAC or an MPEG-TS container to MP4A-LATM. https://ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-bitstream-...
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codec/container with additional reconstruction information for archival?

Are there (open source) codecs that support additional recovery information to be added during encoding to allow for an improved recovery from corruption? Application would be data archival of videos ...
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One flac file - many tracks - no cue - yet it's 'split' somehow

I have a music album in one FLAC file. There is no CUE file. When I try to play it with VLC or CMUS, it doesn't recognize individual tracks and plays it as one large file. BUT if I import it into Vox ...
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Is 4K 4.2.0 just HD 4.4.4

I've been reading about codecs lately and found out, that the 4.2.0 codec combines 4 pixels color to one used for all 4 of them, effectively lowering the filesize. Now how does this compare to a ...
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FFMPEG frame extraction

I have couple of video files with sudden transition from black frame to blue frame, both frames have burned-in frame numbers, I would like to use ffmpeg to define the timestamp of this transition in ...
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Does gamma correction interfere with subpixel motion estimation?

AVC and HEVC work on gamma corrected, non linear, colors. When interpolating the value at subpixels, a multi tap algorithm processes the gamma corrected values of the original pixels directly, ...
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Codec optimised for changes in small part of the frame

Which modern codec(s) are best optimised for a video file that contains constant changes but only in a very small portion of the frame? I'm thinking like a desktop background with the mouse cursor ...
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Video Loop Black Screen

I have an AVI file , it runs good. However i have another application which uses this avi file in a loop , when it runs to the 2nd loop or 1st loop , it gives a black screen with an error : ...
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How can I force a codec tag?

I have a video taken from my iPhone named a.MOV, and here is its streams: $ ffprobe a.MOV 2>&1 | grep Stream Stream #0:0(und): Video: h264 (High) (avc1 / 0x31637661), yuv420p(tv, bt709), ...
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Best lossless codec [closed]

What is the best codec at the moment without losses? HEVC, or is it faster / more compact? In HEVC there is a lossless mode. On the Internet did not find the actual information for this year.
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FFMPEG - MAC OS Cannot Capture from Black Magic UltraStudio (Thunderbolt)

I have Black magic UltraStudio Express that captures SDI or HDMI and Connected to MacBook via Thunderbolt when I list devices I get the Audio but not the video : $ ffmpeg -f avfoundation -...
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Best settings in Media Encoder for fastest proxy transcoding?

What are the best settings/codecs in Media Encoder for the fastest proxy transcoding possible? I manually added a new encoding+ingest preset to transcode the footage to very low resolution proxies. ...
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Lossless color compression

I need to reduce the file size of an mp4 video. I don't need color information at all but pixel brightness resolution must be preserved. Videos consist of white background with a few (important) black ...
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Best free/low cost lossless video codec in ffmepg

I'm working on integrating video exporting in a game, using ffmpeg (the actual libs, not commandline-tools). Everything is more or less already implemented and works really well but not activated yet. ...
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encoding for slideshow with text and graphs

I want to encode the video recording of a slideshow. Slides are mostly graphs (line plots with labels) and text, few pictures. Framerate can be as low as possible to save filesize (is roughly 1 slide ...
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Lossless and lossy compression techniques

Are MPEG and H.264 Lossless?? I need a brief explanation about lossy and lossles... And which compression technique is generally using in CCTV Surveillance applications of video??
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Recompressing H.264 footage without lossing quality

I often use NVIDIA Shadowplay to record, and the footage is often always very inefficiently compressed, being about 40Mbps and 5 minutes long, when in reality I only need it to be 1 minute and I ...
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Understanding containers and codecs

To my understanding, there is the container format (MP4, MOV, 3GP, AVI) and the codecs (Theora, VP8, H264, XVid, DivX). For what I understand, the container format and the codecs are independent and ...
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How do I check codec for a video(mp4) in windows 10? [duplicate]

I'm devleoping an Android application. The official site lists all the codecs which are recommended for videos in Android platform. I have 2 videos. One of them cannot be played by Android. I would ...
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Why is converted MJPEG file not playing?

I have MPEG-4 movie format, i am converting it to Media Format MJPEG Video Codec MJPEG WidthxHeight 720x576 FrameRate/second 10 Bitrarte (kbits/sec) 1440 It has converted through Oxelon Media ...
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What does codec stand for?

Does codec stand for compression or decompression? I have also heard it stands for encoder/decoder. Which is it? Maybe something entirely different. I'm looking for a source better then Wikipedia.
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Both rendered video and screen capture are too bright

I have an odd problem: When I import videos in an After Effects project, they appear way too white/bright in the final rendered video. This is the same with 5-6 codecs, including H264, QuickTime, ...
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Which lossless RGBA codec should I use for share animations sequences between my different video software?

All is in the question. For the moment, I use PNG image sequences which is cool but sometimes I wonder if a better option exists. I heard about HuffYUV but I never tried it because it wasn't easy to ...
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Vegas can't save trimmer markings to 3gpp format files?

I created regions and markers in the trimmer part of Vegas (Song Vegas Pro 13), but when I left the trimmer I received an error alert that the file format was not compatible with saving these edits. (...
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Does increasing the framerate while not changing the content affects compression quality?

This question has no practical importance for a regular video production pipeline, but nonetheless it's something I find fascinating because it would imply video codecs use temporal sub-sampling ...
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QT rle / QT Animation Codec in MAGIX Video Deluxe 2016 plus

I want to create an intro for a friend using Blender. For better quality I don't want to use a greenscreen as background so I rendered the video in a QT rle / QT animation codec. I know, that Vegas ...
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Originally smooth unicolor background shows “steps” in the color gradient when exporting

I am using Abode Premiere Pro. I am working on a video which has a static background. The background is almost unicolor with a light color gradient. Please see here: I want to export the video. The ...
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What Fast Motion Estimation Algorithm is used in VP9?

Which motion estimation/ fast motion estimation algorithm is used in VP9? I tried to find out a lot but couldn't get an answer for my query.
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AVI Capture in VirtualDub: MP3 Compression

I would like to capture my old VHS tapes to my HDD. I already was successful installing the xvid codec which gives me an acceptable video compression. But somehow I am not able to set audio ...
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Codecs with allow fast backwards stepping frame by frame with mpv

According to https://github.com/mpv-player/mpv/issues/4019 backward stepping for example with H264 codec is slow compared to forward stepping. Other codecs, for example mjpeg works a bit better. For ...
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Why can't my video play from where I drag the playback bar?

I am stuck and really do not know how to explain it in correct manner. Thus I put it in the layman details. I have two 30~ second length mp4 videos saved in cloud storage. video1 is generated by ...
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how to use h264_omx on RaspberryPi

I'm using RaspberryPi 1gen B+, for push stream to web through rtmp. But I find my CPU usage came up to 90%+. This is how I use it: ffmpeg -re -f concat -safe 0 -i playlist.txt -vcodec copy -acodec ...
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Export MXF XDCAM 422 from Adobe Premiere CS6

Can i export a video with the above specs from Premiere CS6? File type: MXF Format: MXF XDCAM 422 Resolution: HD 1920x1080i Frame rate: 25fps Bit rate: 50Mbps Aspect ratio: 16:9 full frame Audio ...
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encoding with ffmpeg libx265 -pix_fmt gray gives unplayable vid

What am I missing? I encode an old black and white film clip with ffmpeg libx265 passing -pix_fmt gray. The output is unplayable in both vlc and mplayer (linux), so I assume I'm missing something... ...
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Suggestions/Ideas for a “Show Me” project for school about Audio or Video Encoding?

Basically, I need to make a quick "Show Me Something Cool" project for my physics class. It could be about anything sciency, that is cool, and that you can explain & demonstrate in class in like 5 ...
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Quality of time lapse from images

I'm planning on creating a time lapse from a series of still images. I plan to shoot the images in raw (Nikon NEF, Adobe RGB), then edit with Photoshop and export as jpegs (highest quality). I am ...
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What are the best codecs and encoding options for a image sequence video?

I am trying to make a video out of an image sequence - Where each frame lasts for a second. The image sequence contains the same object shot from different distances. I'm guessing most default ...
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How to speed up DNxHR HQX capture with ffmpeg?

I'm trying to capture DNxHR HQX to my SSD. I want HQX because I need the 10-bit color for grading (HQX is a 12-bit codec, but HQ and below are all 8-bit). 8-bit HQ recording is no problem; I ...
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Please Explain the Codecs in my Example [closed]

Can someone explain what's happening in my project? Please use as much detail as possible, I just want to learn, thanks. I have an Apache web server. It contains many videos (.mp4 .mkv which are ?...
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Record straight to DNx with Open Broadcaster Studio

It would be very helpful for me to be able to record straight to DNx instead of MP4 packed h.264 with Open Broadcaster Studio. The option is there Output > Advanced > Recording When I select Custom ...
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FFMPEG: find video codec with small portion of file

Is there a known method to discovering the codec of a video with only a small portion of it? If so, is it consistently the beginning and/or the end of the file? From what I've read it (the header) ...
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Safe source for avc1 codec for windows

My Windows install does not have the avc1 codec installed (i have the ffmpeg and cole2k codec packs installed). Even though files encoded with this codec can be played using VLC on this machine, ...
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Problems opening 3GP files in Sony Vegas 12 64bit

My system crashed and i reinstalled windows, including Vegas. Projects that included 3GP files (GSpot says that the codec is MP4V), now cant link the 3GP files. Vegas says files are offline, i ...
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ffmpeg convert mp4 to mov with dnxhd codec

I'd like to convert an mp4 file to DNxHD for use with DaVinci Resolve. Here is my attempt of doing the conversion using ffmpeg: C:\FFMPEG\bin\ffmpeg.exe -i "H:\Downloads\test.mp4" -vcodec dnxhd "...
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.mkv file not playing in HEVC/H.265 supported player

I wanted to play UHD (4k) videos in my new LeTV (Super3 X55). So I used youtube-dl to download 4k YouTube videos (which are humongous btw) but for some reason most of them do not play. The TV's ...
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ffmpeg: Convert 4K 10-bit file to DNxHR 444

I have a 2160p29.97 AVI 10-bit RGB file recorded with a Blackmagic Intensity Pro 4K capture card. I want to convert this file to DNxHR 444. I used the following command to do so on Windows 10 with ...
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ffmpeg: how to convert to DNxHR in Windows 10?

I have installed ffmpeg version 3.2.2 from the ffmpeg.org download page. When I enter ffmpeg formats, I see dnxhd but not dnxhr. What do I need to do to be able to manipulate dnxhr? I have ...