Questions tagged [mp4]

A digital multimedia container format most commonly used to store video and audio, but which can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images.

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What is the difference between .mts and .mp4 video files?

I know that .mts video files use MPEG-4 video compression. But why then don't they just have the .mp4 file name extension? Since they don't, this means they are not digitally nor conceptually ...
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Does transcoding or compression occur when importing and editing .mts (.mp4) video files?

If a .mts video file is opened or imported to a project in a video editor like Adobe Premiere Pro, is transcoding going on? Video or audio compression? If so, why, instead of editing the raw file as ...
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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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Moov atom not found on Raspberry Pi platform (Linux)

I have asked this question on innumerable sites but I haven’t been able to get an answer to solve my problem. The question Need help to fix a broken MP4 which lacks a MOOV atom Seems to be on point ...
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Does ffmpeg concat demuxer update the position of the moov atom if present in each video file?

Years ago I asked this question on: stackoverflow about correct syntax using the ffmpeg Concat demuxer to join mp4 files together. One question I hadn't thought to ask at the time was, when joining ...
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VLC doesn't play mp4v video converted with VLC to h264/h265

VLC reports the original video as: Codec: MPEG-4 Video (mp4v) Video resolution: 8192x8192 Frame rate: 7.549296 I am using the Convert / Save option to convert the video using the following profile: ...
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How to convert Fast Mpeg 4v2 (mp4v) with ffmpeg

I have problem with ffmpeg properly recognizing a video encoded with Microsoft Fast Mpeg 4v2 codec. Apparently it's a software codec. VLC plays the video fine. The codec reported by VLC is: Codec: ...
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Store video files on USB, SD card, microSD, or external hard drive?

Working with raw .mts (MP4) video scenes that are about 6.5 GB in size each (but automatically partitioned by the camcorder into separate 10-minute chunks), what arguments are there for not storing ...
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concat a/v desync (only in MPC-HC)

I'm concatenating .ts chunks intended for an HLS player into a single .mp4 video. Unlike in other questions these chunks possess same stream properties, However, some chunks have audio stream shorter ...
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ovelays not embedding properly and no audio

I have a bunch of small mp4 files (without audio), and an mp3 audio file. Using the concat protocol, I concatenated them with -shortest flag ffmpeg -f concat -safe 0 -i "list.txt" -i ".....
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Should I keep any of the auxiliary files associated with an .MTS file?

When recording on a video camera, it not only generates the video in .mts format, but also some auxiliary files in various other folders that seem to be bookmarking cues and thumbnails for the video ...
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Should color grading be performed on raw clips, or final sequence?

Camcorders that record in .mts (.mp4) files usually split recorded files according to some maximum time limit per clip. For example, after recording straight for 30 minutes, we might find the entire ...
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ffmpeg convert 1 jpeg frame to 10 sec video

I have a 952x600 jpeg image, generated by a PHP script. I want to create another PHP script that uses ffmpeg, which converts that jpeg image to a mp4 video, which has only 1 frame that lasts for 10 ...
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Why “mat2” show over 90 lines of metadata for video file

I bought a video and see a lot of meta data. What do these metadata mean (overview summary)? Is there something like watermarking to track who the owner is? mat2 -s video.mp4 [+] Metadata for video....
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Convert Horizontal 1920x1080 mp4 video to Vertical 1080x1920 mp4 with Actual content size of 1080x608

How to convert horizontal 1920x1080 mp4 video to vertical 1080x1920 mp4 with actual content size of 1080x608 I know ffmpeg can do it, but don't know how to do it.
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Is it possible to extract frames from corrupted mp4?

I have an mp4 file that I'm trying to recover. The file is missing a moov atom. I've tried all the usual utilities like ffmpeg, remoover, untrunc but all of them failed. I'm wondering now if it is at ...
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ffmpeg mov_text subtitle too small when converting mkv to mp4

I want to remux a mkv file into mp4. I used the following command. ffmpeg -i "input.mkv" -c:v copy -c:a copy -map 0:0 -map 0:1 -map 0:2 -map 0:3 -c:s mov_text "output.mp4" Problem:...
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Widely compatible video format with lossless audio

I'm a software developer. My software produces animated video files with music. The video files should be compatible with a wide range of software, and they should have excellent audio quality. The ...
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How to cut part of MP4 file using FFmpeg without reencoding?

I have MP4 file. It's duration is 18 minutes 22 seconds. I want to cut part form 7:35 to 14:01 and to save this part as another MP4 file without reencoding. How to do it using FFmpeg?
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How can I check the Initialization vector (IV) of fmp4 init file

I am trying to debug a DRM problem, I have with one of my HLS streams. I want to extract the IV (initialization vector) value for the segments. Normally if it is used constant_IV the IV the ...
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Merging mp4 files and preserving subtitles

I'm in the process of digitizing my entire movie collection. For the most part, it's pretty smooth. I'm using Handbrake to put everything in mp4 format, and it's getting moved to my Plex server. The ...
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ffmpeg - Slow down video and loop/repeat audio

I am trying to use ffmpeg to slow down a video speed by 25% (75% speed) without changing the audio speed. ffmpeg -i input_video.mkv -filter:v "setpts=1.3*PTS" "SlowVideo25.mp4" On ...
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Video artifact removal and restoration - How can it be done? (Really?)

I have been researching this for the past couple of days, and all I could find on the subject were a bunch of research papers, a demonstration video of a model that isn't publicly available, and a ...
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Why does audio not work for this mp4 when played on IPad with headphones plugged?

I'm hosting this video : https://itype.techforge.com.au/assets/videos/repeated/WordRat.mp4. It seems to work fine unless you happen to be on an IPad and plug the headphones in. With the headphones ...
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Can ffmpeg calculate a new starting keyframe when being asked to split/copy on a non-keyframe?

I understand from a question here that keyframes can (and do) occur anywhere in an h.264 stream, so I'm wondering why most of the advice I see where users want to cut on a specific time or frame (that ...
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Merging MP4 files with VLC results in a file with all the video but only a fraction of the audio

I'm using VLC 3.0.11 on Windows 10. I have 24 .mp4 files containing audio and video that add up to 17 minutes, 28 seconds. I ran the following VLC command to merge them into a single .mp4 file: set ...
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How to Merge Multiple MP4 videofiles using concat of ffmpeg while transposing 180 degrees two MP4 videofiles

How to Merge Multiple MP4 videofiles using concat while transposing 180o two MP4 videofiles? Currently, i am using the following ffmpeg (concat) command: ffmpeg -f concat -safe 0 -i VIDEOFILES.txt -...
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ffmpeg non-existing SPS 0 referenced in buffering period

Hello Guys I just wanna ask if this log is normal or not? I'm just curious. I can play the output mp4 without problem. I just want to know what is this log I used ffmpeg version 4.2 because the ...
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How to solve audio/video sync issue on my mp4 screenrecording?

I'm relatively new to video editing and struggling to solve a problem whereas the video (i.e my lips) is out of sync with the audio (i.e my voice). The beginning of the video is fine but by the end ...
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FFMPEG Multiple Videos into single image sequence [duplicate]

I have multiple mp4s that I want to convert to a single jpg image sequence. Lets say I have 000000001.jpg, 000000002.jpg, 000000003.jpg from the first mp4. I want the second mp4 to name the first ...
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Samsung Galaxy MP4 videos twitch after saving with AVIDemux without recompression

I encounter strange jitter after just saving videos produced by Samsung Galaxy S2 / S3 native camera app (a part of stock ROM). Here are steps to reproduce this odd result: Choose a video with an ...
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Editing issues with variable framerate input footage (Whatsapp videos)

I have to make a video for social media, mixing several short clips which have been sent to me via Whatsapp. I'm using Da Vinci Resolve 16. When taking the videos into the timeline, I get several ...
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Merge mp3 with jpg and add moving volume as background

I'm trying to put an image with a song and save it as a mp4. But I need some app makes me able to add simple moving edits to the background like Volumes moving Something like this : I wish you can ...
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How to embed cover art into MP4 without errors?

I want to add artwork to my MP4 file. How do I do this successfully / without errors? I've tried these methods with numerous MP4 files, none worked. If you would like to replicate the errors / bugs, ...
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FFMPEG concat with constant frame rate

I'm concatenating 2 video files 00000 and 00001: ffmpeg -y -f concat -safe 0 -i file_list.txt -loglevel error -c copy test.mp4 file_list.txt: file '00000.mp4' file '00001.mp4' 00000.mp4: Duration: ...
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how to store and playback segments of video in different fps?

I am working on video compression techniques and was trying to segment the video into important and unimportant parts. Unimportant parts are stored in 30 fps and important parts of the video are ...
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Bitrate to export H.264 for same quality as AVCHD source video

I'm editing an AVCHD video in Premiere Pro (cutting and replacing audio) and when exporting I can't select the same codec (I understood that) so I export to H.264 (which is recommended all-over the ...
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Premiere Pro on Windows 10 N version - Can't import MP4

I've tried to install various codecs - not working. I still can download whole Media Feature, but that's what I would like to avoid, since N version is way lightier. Can you please advice me how I ...
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FFMPEG Output with wrong frame rate

I am using python to combine several video files together using ffmpeg. Each of the videos files are exactly 20 seconds, 30.00fps, mp4 and the exact same resolution. When I concatenate the files, the ...
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checking errors in video files with FFMPEG

I have a collection of movies in mkv format which i keep in an external harddisk.Sometimes I loan the harddisk to my friends.One day my friend told me,he couldn't play an entire movie,it was crashing ...
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How can I reduce mpeg file size without losing quality?

I want to download some free videos from a website. There are two option there: DVD Video *.m2v with 2Gb and H.264 Video *.m4v (.mp4) with 400Mb. The second one has low quality. I want to know if I ...
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How to use FFMPEG frame transition slowly upward out of view while the next frame slides in the view from bottom to achieve a scrolling effect?

This question also follows another question: How to minimize no of frames/screenshots of web pages required to render a smooth scrolling video using FFMPEG? Scenario: Currently i'm stitching ...
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Screen-Video with 7 FPS (in Davinci Resolve - or other tools?)

I currently edit/cut a lot of computer screen recording footage. The original mp4 files have 7 FPS and I am totally happy with that quality. If I now edit the files in Davinci Resolve 16, the lowest ...
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AAC stream in MP4 file has wrong duration. How to fix?

I've got an MP4 file that is actually 2:09:42 long. But when playing it in VLC player it is being shown as 7:13:45 long. I'm trying to fix this file. I remuxed it using ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -codec ...
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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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“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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Issues with transcoding to a MXF container

I'm new here, so hi to all :). I'm new to FFmpeg too, and I'm trying to transcode a HEVC file to a mxf file and I'm having some issues. The original file is a rip I made from a Bluray HDR movie a ...
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How to convert ts to mp4

I have a lot of videos needed to convert from ts to mp4, how can I convert it without losing quality? I mean a lot like 30+ each week. I did a search already but none can do it fast enough, doing it ...
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Need help to fix a broken MP4 which lacks a MOOV atom

Please be forgiving to a video file format newbie, who has travelled far and wide all over the Web in search of a relatively simple question and hoped to get an answer (even a fairly complicated one ...
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Constructing playable mp4 video file from MPEG-Dash segments

I am having an unencrypted MPEG-Dash manifest file and I am trying to re-construct from the downloaded segments a playable video file. I have so far tried to concatenate the initialization file to ...

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