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Implement video playback using NodeJS, FFMPEG and HLS.JS

I have RTSP stream coming from camera, which is converted to fragmented mp4 using FFMPEG. It is stored in a folder. Also manifest.m3u8 file is created using FFMPEG. I am using Hls.js player on ...
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Serving static video content directly vs. via adaptive streaming protocols (HLS, DASH)

Is there an advantage of serving static video content (not a live stream) via adaptive streaming protocols such as HLS or DASH over serving them directly as files using HTTP server in terms of speed? ...
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Pink and green color on overlay logo

I ran into such a problem with hls streaming, adding filters to the overlay logo, but it was smeared with pink and green stripes. Has anyone come across this. ffmpeg -f concat -safe 0 -re -i <(for ...
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How do I create an master HLS playlist using existing .m3u8 playlists

I'm using FFmpeg to generate streaming files for a single resolution initially. Here is how my playlist and master-playlist looks like. master.m3u8 #EXTM3U #EXT-X-VERSION:3 #EXT-X-STREAM-INF:BANDWIDTH=...
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Hue Cycle .gif files with ffmpeg as percentage of duration

Suppose I have a set of 1000 .gif files, each of different durations, and I want to cycle the hue (hue as in the HLS color space) of each .gif file once over its duration. So, for example, at the ...
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HLS to RTP multicast FFmpeg

I want to transmit HLS stream to RTP multicast via FFmpeg and use the following command: ffmpeg -re -i HLSstream -c copy -f rtp_mpegts rtp://ip:port But the output source сrumbles sometimes (I ...
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How to generate decryption key from m3u8 manifest? (OR) How to decrypt an excrypted MP4 using URI and IV?

I am downloading an HLS video which is AES-128 encrypted. The issue is that the downloaded video is also encrypted and hence, not viewable. The website is serving 2 M3U8 manifests: The first ...
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HLS.js player dropping frames at discontinuities in HLS stream

I have a need to play small pieces (1 or 2 seconds) of video in various orders via HLS. Think a highlights reel from a sporting match. Several HLS players struggle with playing a stream with ...
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Switching between multiple m3u8 playlist

In a live stream setup, I have 2 cameras and each one sends RTMP stream to one different application which is on my Nginx-RTMP server. On the browser I am using Videojs Hls plugin. Now my question ...
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Seeking in large HLS input on ffmepg

I'm trying to create an mp4 clip from an HLS input stream that is over 36 hours long. My ffmpeg command looks more or less like this: ffmpeg -live_start_index 0 -ss 32:22:19.82667 -i https://example....
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How to serve long duration HLS playlist (12 hours) without creating massive playlists in FFMPEG?

I'm serving an HLS stream with the following ffmpeg command: ffmpeg -f flv -i rtmp://127.0.0.1/live -crf 22 -ar 44100 -ac 2 -fps_mode passthrough -force_key_frames expr:gte(t,n_forced*2) -map 0:v:0 -...
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ffmpeg dash output for multiple resolutions to be in the same mpd file

I am using ffmpeg to convert an input stream into multiple resolutions and creating an mpd for each resolution. So far, so good. But I am trying to find a way to create a single mpd for all ...
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Why does this HEVC HLS stream not play on browsers?

I have a HEVC HLS stream that does not play when I paste it e.g. in Safari. The video is encoded in HEVC and has a resolution of 4608x1728. The screen just stays black. The URL is: https://cdn2.taggy....
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Downloading an HLS stream: ONLY in sync when downloading with ffmpeg. Possible explanations?

I'm trying to download a livestream that is just a plain hls with no encryption. I usually use streamlink, but this site I'm trying to use recently doesn't output a correct video/audio synced output ...
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How to update this script to generate HLS video with different resolution streams?

I have the following FFmpeg script: ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -i video.vtt \ -map 0:v -map 0:a:0 -map 1 \ -s:v:0 1080x1920 -c:v:0 h264 -b:v:0 500K \ -c:a:0 copy -c:a:1 copy -c:a:2 copy -c:s webvtt \ -f ...
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FFMPEG watermark + hls multi stream

i want to convert mp4 video into hls multi resolution (360 , 720) and add watermark image inside the output segments i did two result but missing the watermark image with the multi scale //one hls ...
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ffmpeg convert and segment subtitles

I'm trying to create an HLS subtitle playlist from subtitles embedded within a video file. So the input looks something like this: container: mkv stream 0: video h264 stream 1: audio aac stream ...
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First HLS segment overlapping when renditions have different framerates

I have a multi resolution m3u8 file, created from 1080p60 source file. Resolutions lower than 720p are converted to 30fps, while 720p+ stay at 60fps. The problem is that the first segment is broken ...
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How to streaming all files in directory in "input" (FFmpeg HLS stream)

There is this command that sends files (input1.mp4, input2.mp4...) as an HLS stream to the site, ffmpeg -i -re input1.mp4 -f hls -hls_time 4 -hls_playlist_type event /opt/metal-country_ru/live/stream....
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FFMpeg HLS to MXF video codec copy non monotonically increasing dts issue

I am rewrapping an HLS stream as an mxf file. The HLS is 1080p59.94 10bit 4:2:2. The mxf is a video codec copy and an audio conversion to pcm. The stream has video timecode burn-in for me to watch ...
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hevc transcoded video not playing in safari

I transcoded a video with ffmpeg to hevc using the below command. ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -c:v libx265 -crf 23 -preset medium -x265-params keyint=60 -c:a aac -b:a 128k -f hls -hls_time 10 -...
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ffplay does not play hls continuously and it stop after a few first segments

I am using the following command to read a RTSP stream from an IP camera and record it as HLS: ffmpeg -i rtsp://<user>:<password>@<ip>:<port> -c:v copy -c:a copy -...
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Video converted with FFMPEG cannot be played

I am developing a function that converts RTSP files to HLS and displays them in a web browser (chrome). Development is node.js, I am using ffmpeg. The part that is converted to HLS and displayed on ...
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Looping segments breaks some players

I used ffmpeg to generate some segment files that I'm using as slate to play before a program starts. Using nodejs, I'm generating a an m3u8 file that loops perfectly in HLS.js, but on some players (...
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Reducing latency with ffmpeg RTSP->HLS->video.js

I am presently using ffmpeg to pull a stream from a camera using RTSP, and then output it as an HLS stream. I also have a webpage with a video.js player, using the example code found on this page. My ...
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How to force ffmpeg download live m3u8 from the first available segment?

When I use ffmpeg straight forward like this: ffmpeg -i 'playlist.m3u8' -c copy out.mp4 it searches for current segment (or maybe the last one) and drops all previous. I know that live playlist is a ...
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Audio discontinuities when generating HLS segments in different processes

I am creating MPEG-TS segments for HLS playback from multiple ffmpeg processes (it will be used for parallel encoding at a later stage). The commands are as follows — they can be run in sequence for ...
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FFMPEG is not writing the correct video duration in the output playlist file for HLS

I have 5 cameras each having an RTSP stream. I am converting that rtsp stream to HLS. This is the command I am using: ffmpeg -rtsp_transport tcp -i rtsp://*:*@*:*/ -f hls -codec copy -strftime 1 -...
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Adding separate WebVTT files to FFmpeg HLS muxer

I've been experimenting with adding WebVTT subtitles to an HLS playlist, but I'm starting to ask myself if what I'm trying to do is actually possible. My main file is containing a single video track ...
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Streaming MP4 files through HTTP without HLS or DASH?

I am building a web application that consists of a web client and a server. The web client needs to play a continuous stream of MP4 files to the user, preferably through a player like video.js. The ...
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HLS stream playing only when first segment is in m3u8 list

I am transcoding a live DVB-T2 HEVC stream to H264 using ffmpeg. I have decided to use the HLS (segmented) output format (because I want to play the stream in a web browser, e.g. on Android phone). I ...
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CODEC and Resolution in Multi-Variant Master playlist

I am recording my content in wowza using cupertino hls (.ts files). I am building a playlist from these chunks at an interval of 30 mins. But while creating master playlist with all the bitrates, i ...
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Switch between HLS input streams to output a new HLS stream

I'm trying to generate a HLS stream from an input of N (in this example 2) HLS streams but I cannot figure out the right settings to get the PTS values right. My streams can be represented this way : ...
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"Unable to open key file" error when remuxing a set of encrypted .ts files (as a .m3u8 playlist) into .mp4 with FFmpeg

I'm trying to remux a set of encrypted .ts files (as a .m3u8 playlist) into a single .mp4 file with the next command: "C:\Users\~\Desktop\test\ffmpeg.exe" -allowed_extensions ALL \ -i "C:\Users\~\...
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moov atom not found

I downloaded this video using youtube-dl's HLS downloader. The video was being HLS streamed using AES-128. Even though I could view it perfectly fine when it was being streamed in the browser, VLC ...
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FFmpeg to create HLS and replace (stitch) segments

I need to create multiple copies of a source video file stamped with a logo. Also, each copy is overlaid with a unique version number, intermittently appearing throughout the video. Since I’m ...
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MPEGTS & HLS: Only second segment onwards is valid

When i use hexadecagonal audio channel layout in an mpegts container, I can receive and play back the stream fine only if I configure the hls server to allow serving the very first segment, and then ...
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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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HLS Preset Settings 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p and 1080p

I am trying to transcode mp4 videos into HLS using AWS transcoder. I see that there are only few presets available which are like 1M, 1.5M and the highest 2M. I am unable to get 240, 360 , 480,720p ...
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Streaming HLS from a video4linux2 virtual video device

I'm trying to accomplish a few things at the same time with the raspberry pi camera; create an HLS live stream take regular interval jpg snapshots and save them to disk irregularly record short ...