Questions tagged [conversion]

Conversion is the process of changing one format is to another. Usually this means a software conversion like from MOV to MP4, but can also be a hardware conversion like from HDMI to composite with separated chroma and luminance by cable.

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Saving disk space, but not quality

I'm pretty new at this... I captured my analog 8mm video tapes in .avi, planning to edit them with Premier. But I need to make space in my external hard drive. I have the Adobe Encoder, but I'm ...
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Letterbox when converting 4k to 1080p

Got handed a pile of stock footage downloaded from various sites. And found one clip is 4k ( 4096x2160) I put it into AME to reexport it as DNx115 but when I set it to 1920x1080 23.976 I see ...
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How to convert HDV to dvd full resolution 640 x 480?

I have some content recorded in hdv, which is anamorphic. I only recently came to understand what that means exactly. Concerning the video size, it is 1440 x 1080, but the pixels are not square; they ...
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Converting container or transcode movies to iPhone from command line (os x)

Over the years I collected many movies in different container formats (avi, mp4, mkv) and encoded with different codecs too. Now want convert containers (or transcode them if absolutely necessary) to ...
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Component YPbPr to VGA with monitor that supports Sync-on-Green

I want to connect a YPbPr component video signal to a computer monitor using a simple component-to-VGA adapter, I know this isn't possible on most monitors as you would need a converter to convert ...
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What's the best before editing format to convert to?

I am making a production for my companies trade show booth. We're going to be running 2 40" inch TVs one cycling a few videos of our products in production and one cycling through a bunch of product ...
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How to find/detect the real video resolution?

Imagine you have recorded/captured the screen at 1080p, but it was displaying a 480p video maximized to fullscreen. The result file is technically 1080p, but it really is showing a 480p video, that is ...
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How can I merge five mkv files I've created in OBS Studio?

I used OBS Studio to create five recordings. Now I need to submit them as just one file on YouTube, so my five .mkv files has to be merged into just one file. Can it be done in OBS Studio, if so ...
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recomendations for conversion

I have a video in a very not compatible format and want to convert it to something like mpeg. I already have ffmpeg tool installed. Do you have any recommendations on what arguments to give ffmpeg for ...
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iMovie to Instagram

I have an issue with this process to edit a video (6sec, 10MB => in the instagram range) and share it on Instagram : edit in iMovie file / share /file Resolution 720P, Quality High upload on Google ...
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FFmpeg for m2t and Sony Bravia - not working

-f mp4 -c:v libx264 -preset veryslow -tune grain -profile:v high422 -flags +ildct+ilme I am preparing video to be streamed (DLNA) from my NAS to an older Sony Bravia. I have successfully created ...
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Connecting threaded 3.5mm jack plug to non-threaded socket?

I have a lav mic with a threaded jack at the end. It came with a Sennheiser Transmitter/Receiver pair and has a threaded jack to connect into the Transmitter which has a threaded socket to match. ...
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mp4 to wmv AND file compression

I have a mp4 from a video created in iMovie 10. The original output is about 1.5 GB. I uploaded it to youtube to use their compression and re-downloaded. I now have an mp4 at 236mb. I need to ...
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Converting an AAC Mono file to AAC Stereo, higher audio bitrate?

I hope someone can help with this issue. A client is sending me videos recorded with iPhone; with dual-channel MONO AAC-LC audio, an average of 89 kbps. It's mono but dual-channel. I'm editing with ...
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Video watermark

I am searching for a tool which can add text watermarks to my videos. I have a huge library (around 700 movies), ordered in folders. The video resultion of them vary from 360p to 1080p. I am ...
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Converting older DVDs to files

I am using HandBrake to rip some DVDs and am having issues with the output size. For instance, I am ripping some older TV shows that were made for 4:3. If I were to watch them from TV, they would ...
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Burn .mkv to a .dvd for playback on DVD player while retaining multiple tracks?

If I use a program like ASVtoDVD or ConvertXToDVD to convert a .mkv to a .dvd, and the .mkv has multiple audio tracks/subtitle, will the produced .dvd only have one of those, or will it retain more or ...
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Join videos through concatenation

Which video format allows concatenation simply by joining files? cat out1.mp4 ou2.mp4 >out.mp4 These videos are created from images using ffmpeg: ffmpeg -loop 1 -f image2 -i image.png -s 640x480 ...
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High bitrate in AVCONV converted MPG file causes DVD reading problem

I convert AVI to MPEG with folowing command: avconv -i file.avi -c:v mpeg2video -b:v 6000k -c:a mp2 -b:a 384k file.mpg When the MPG file has been burned to DVD it is hard to read afterthat. The DVD ...
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ffmpeg - convert video to iDevice format, replace sound with normalized WAV file, while maintaining the original video quality?

I'm using this command line to extract the audio $ffmpeg -i video.mkv -c:a pcm_s16le audio.wav this is its output ffmpeg version 1.0 Copyright (c) 2000-2012 the FFmpeg developers built on Oct 1 ...
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Is it possible to convert output of TV Channel (set top box 720p) to 1080p?

I have Toshiba 29PB200ZE (just purchased). Now the problem is it displays pixels with very blur effect. Reason is that the Cable operators in India (using Standard Channel Broadcasting) broadcasting ...
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Convert video with ffmpeg to have the same quality

I want to make some present for my grandma. And prepare some video. Unfortunately here video player is old and could not read some file formats. She is not at home now, so I don't know which player ...
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Do I have any sort of loss converting an M4V file to MKV?

I have a bunch of files I've "shrunk" with Handbrake using a custom preset I've built after reading what each of the advanced options of the x264 encoder, at least those listed under "Advanced" tab, ...
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mplayer/ffmpeg How to set caca filter's output size

I'm curious how different clips would look like in ASCII art. So I'm trying caca. To just play, I use mplayer -vo caca $FILE. But that creates an output of quite small size. How can I change that ...
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How to double video frames without any duplicate frames

My video details : DV-PAL 720x576i , 25FPS , duration=20s , frames=500 I need to increase (double) the video frames without any duplicate frame. I used the following commands to increase (double) ...
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How to convert a .m4v video/audio file to .mp4 on Windows-7, for free

Does Windows-7 already have something that does this? Or is there a free download that does it?
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How do I connect my Alesis iO2 Interface with video camera Nikon D3200?

I want to run my condenser microphone through my Alesis iO2 interface directly into my D3200 Nikon video camera, which has a 3.5mm jack input. Can I simply run a 1/4" output from the Alesis with an ...
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Is converting DVD to a format to play on a tablet legal (in the UK)

Simple question, is it legal to take a DVD you already own and convert (rip) it into a format (such as .mp4) so it can be played on a tablet or laptop ? In the past you had to use various nefarious ...
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ffmpeg: convert an existing audio stream as an additional audio stream (keeping untouched original as well)

I have a video with 1 video stream, 2 audio streams (TrueHD 7.1 and E-AC3 5.1), a bunch of PGS subtitles and chapters. I want to copy the video, convert the 7.1 audio into AAC, copy over the original ...
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Encode a small proxy file with multiple audio streams for editing on Linux

After capturing 2K video in 444p with OBS, I need to transcode it to a low quality proxy version that's still easy to scrub and not a huge file. I capture 3 audio tracks in 32-bit PCM and the image ...
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FFMPEG Command Works, then stops

When I use ffmpeg with this command: $ ffmpeg -i ~/Desktop/The_Karate_Kid_2010.mkv -c:v libx264 -c:a libfdk_aac -c:s mov_text ~/Desktop/The_Karate_Kid_2010.mp4 It works, until this error appears: ...
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Convert variable framerate ~60 FPS to constant 60 FPS losslessly

I have gameplay footage recorded with ShadowPlay (“GeForce Experience”) at 60 FPS, which as I understand results in variable frame rate, because the game drops frames sometimes. However, trying to use ...
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MKV to WMV conversion and the size difference

I'm working with video editing for years but suddenly I've stumbled upon an issue that I can't seem to figure out. I have many video files in .mkv, and I need to edit them in Sony Vegas - hence, I ...
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Burn ASS subtitle onto MKV without any quality loss

I want to burn embedded ASS subtitle onto MKV, but I'm completely clueless when it comes to video converting. I want to keep the same quality, file size and everything else but the subtitle hardcoded. ...
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How to lower the volume of the second audio channel with FFMPEG

It's easy to mute one of the audio channels of a video, but I have to lower the second one with some dB. I have searched in documentation about mapping the channels but I am still confised how to ...
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Presentation to Video conversion

I'd like to make several online language courses, and was thinking about incorporating video into a lecture. I was looking for a way to convert presentations (PowerPoint or OpenOffice) directly to ...
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Decrease size of a avi video with lowest quality loss

I have been working on an animation with Blender. Further I rendered it at 24 fps at 1080p resolution. The problem is that the rendered video is around 30 seconds and has size around 4.3 GB. Is there ...
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What pixel count is required for a near perfect digital copy of an old movie?

I stupidly posted this on Photography SE yesterday evening. I'm posting now in a more appropriate place. I've been trying to get my hands on some of the very best digital versions of some classic ...
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Create one split screen video, separate audio streams and a thumbnail from the resultant split screen video - all in one pass

I'm using ffmpeg to create several single splitscreen videos out of 2 separate videos. The 2 videos have audio so I want to extract the 2 video's audio streams as 2 separate mp3s and also create a ...
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How can I convert a large file from MP4 to MOV?

I recorded a 5 minute video with my phone, it is a 565M MP4 file. I need to submit it as MOV, specifically. All online converters reject the file as 'too large' and all downloadable programs cost at ...
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How to specify different flags for inputs with FFMPEG?

You can specify multiple inputs to FFMPEG and mix them into a single output. I understand the basics of this, for example: ffmpeg -i vid1.mp4 -i vid2.mp4 [commands] output.mp4 What I can't figure ...
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ffmpeg. Converting through rawbitstream results to noise

I tried consequentially commands below. On output I'm getting video with a mess (even.mp4). ffmpeg -i in.MOV -an -vcodec rawvideo -pix_fmt yuv420p rawbitstream.yuv ffmpeg -r 2 -s 640x480 -i ...
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ffmpeg hls creation overwriting master manifest

I have a video I'd like to convert to HLS, however, when I run the command, it only records the last few segments to the master manifest. How can I get all of the fragments and their associated data ...
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Is mp4 or avi format convertable to raw?

Can I convert it to a raw video ? Arduino Drone Next Step| Buying New Item(s) and Public Flight
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FFMPEG Only converting at 1.5-2 FPS

I am a newbie to this forum and am hoping I can get some insight and assistance with an issue I am having. I wrote a script that takes all of my captured videos (.avi) and converts them to mp4 using ...
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How can I quickly reduce .mpg files?

I recently imported a few personal videos I had on VHS or video 8mm tapes using Roxio Easy VHStoDVD equipment and software. But here's the thing: the files are in .mpg format, very large, and I am ...
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Reducing the frame rate : the smooth video Issue

This is my smooth video. Video details: Frame rate=60 FPS Video codec: h264 Not have any audio stream I want to convert it to a PAL video, But I can't get smooth video. How to convert a high ...
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Compressing a large MP4 file that is on 2.30mins long

I have been sent a video that is only 2.30 mins long. But is a whopping 168mb, unfortunetely this has to be embedded into an app - so I need it as small as possible. I need to get the file size down ...
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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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Convert & Burn M2TS files into DVD format WITHOUT LOSS

I have my marriage film (Resolution: 1080p /Format: .m2ts / File size: 7 GB) on a bluray disc which I ripped in my HDD with this software that I found on forums. The thing is that I want to make some ...