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Visualising MPEG TS informations (PMT, PAT) with wireshark

I captured a multicast MPEG stream (scrambled) transported over UDP, using a bridge between a set-top-box and the router. I would like to extract these informations : PMT, Audio tracks PIDS, video ...
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Fixing a .ts file with Checksum error

I have got a 8GB .ts video file, unfortunately when I tried to copy it from my hard disk to my 16GB USB thumb drive, I got an error at 60% which seems to be a file checksum error (strangely, I found ...
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How to convert the DVD .VOB collection to MPEG without re-encoding (and quality loss)?

How to convert the DVD .VOB collection to MPEG without re-encoding (and quality loss)? The .MPEG files are what DVD format is built upon, the singular files are easy to handle, and overall, can be ...
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MPEG - the maximum range for R,G,B?

There are sentences: For analog video or MPEG (including DVD) output, the maximum range for R,G,B is [16, 235] (8-bit). For YUV, the maximum range for intensity (Y) is [16, 235] (8-bit). Is this ...
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What is the correct MPEG-2 FourCC?

In my attempts to encode a video to MPEG-2 in an MOV (which seems to be a valid combination, at least according to Wikipedia), using ffmpeg (-vcodec mpeg2video) and other tools, I have become ...
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Is it possible to create a continuously looping video?

Is is possible to create a continuously looping video? Maybe by editing the container it's in so that it restarts automatically? I have a demonstration video that is playing on a TV in the lobby of ...
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Handling non continuous input dvb_subtitles in mpegts stream using FFmpeg

I have an input feed that contains video, multiple audio, and dvb_subtitles streams. I am transcoding the audio and video and copying the dvb_subtitles where subtitles are not coming continuously(for ...
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How to do mpeg/mpg to mov lossless conversion?

Does anyone know how to do lossless conversion from *.mpeg/mpg to mov? I was asked to extract video from DVDs and do editings in FCPX, however FCPX cannot edit *.mpeg/mpg file natively, therefore I ...
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How to get ffmpeg/x264 to use same parameters as input?

I'm trying to accomplish a smart rendering workflow using ffmpeg/x264. In short, get ffmpeg to segment the input file. Locate the segment(s) with changes to be made. Re-encode altered segments with ...
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mpeg-2 422P@H-14 by ffmpeg

I want to convert videos to mpeg2 422P Profile H-14 Layer, (422P@H-14), with the use of ffmpeg. What arguments would i need to use? I followed the comments in this forum post to solve my problem. I ...
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Leaflets or brochures for MPEG codecs

I'm looking for some official (or semi-official) sources for using MPEG codecs. The official standards specify syntax and semantics for code streams, and do little job teaching the production ...
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How to fix interlaced mpeg2 video marked as progressive?

Is there a way to use ffmpeg (or anything else that can be used in linux) to fix an interlaced video marked as progressive, and mark it as interlaced so that I can get rid of bad interlaced frames? ...
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Reconstrcuting images from MPEG

I wish to export all frames of an MPEG video as individual frames. How can I do this?
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Are "mp2v" and "mpgv" valid MPEG-2 codec tags in an MOV?

This question is related to What is the correct MPEG-2 FourCC? and to an open discussion currently on the ffmpeg-user mailing list: I am wondering if I should file a bug report about the MOV output. ...
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MOV file contains data from "Apple Elementary video MPEG-2 Media Handler" codec. How do I access it in current MacOS?

I am helping a director access an archive file of a documentary. The file is presented as a 3GB MOV. FFmpeg indicates the following: Metadata: major_brand : qt minor_version : ...
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Hardsubbing ASS onto MPEG4

I have an ASS as the subtitle stream (with these fonts: - Orotund, jagb_.tff, jagw_.ttf, JUST.ttf, Gabrielle.ttf) in an MKV. What technique should I use to hardsub this subtitle stream onto the MPEG4 ...
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How to convert asynchronous stream of JPEG images to video stream

I have an HTTP server that streams images from a camera in a series of HTTP responses to a single request. The frame rate of this direct stream fluctuates, ie. some frames take longer to produce, some ...
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A video of 1h27m duration, only plays up to 27m

Background I have recovered some large videos as explained here: https://superuser.com/q/1686118/571029 There are 3 videos of almost the same size with the same content, apparently: > ls recoverit-...
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Lossless cutting video (MPEG-4)

Is it possible to lossless clip out the video file (MPEG-4/H.264) that result chunks will be equivalent to the same of raw footage? I want to reduce size of the source (raw) material by cutting off ...
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How to detect "late" audio streams in MPEG-2 TS (with ffmpeg, ffprobe or mediainfo)?

I am recording from my Linux TV-Sat receiver in MPEG-2 transport stream (mpeg2video) format. The recording starts before the actual movie, so it usually only has a single (local) audio stream in the ...
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How to create MPEG-DASH variants at resolutions where one dimension is not a whole number in pixels?

I've created a bunch of variants and a DASH manifest for Sintel, which more or less works, but does not pass validation. The issue is when I want to scale a video to a specific width, but the height ...
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What SOFTWARE could I use to encode to this spec?

Thanks in advance! It's an mpeg transport stream in a .ts wrapper. Layout would be as follows: Video (MPEG2, 80Mbps, CBR, All I Frame,422@HL) Audio1 (Track1/PID1) 1 pair LPCM(SMPTE 302M)48kHz Audio2 ...
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Errors in FFmpegSource2 plugin source filter for AviSynth

I was unable to read MTS or MP4 files in AviSynth. Can AviSynth handle MTS files? pointed to the FFmpegSource2 filter, with information on the wiki. I downloaded the plugin and pointed to it from the ...
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Can AviSynth handle MTS files?

I want to process MTS (MPEG Transport Stream) files from an AVCHD camcorder in AviSynth. Displaying with AviSource() says that the file couldn't be opened, displaying with DirectShowSource() says that ...
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What is the size of 1 minute video at 1920 x 1080 (60 fps)?

I would like to know what is the size in MB for 1 minute video captured in the following format: 1920 x 1080 (60 fps) AVCHD and 1920 x 1080 (60 fps) MPEG-4 with peak data rate of 24Mbit/sec How ...
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Joining video files together getting gray/scrambled frames at transition point

I have an MPEG-TS video file of 60 seconds that was split in half (30 sec x 2 files). When I concatenate back (cat unix) the two video parts, during the play of the video right at the moment when ...
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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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Extract PTS, Frame Number from a TS file using the bytes representation of it

I am trying to write a Python script which will connect the TDT with the PTS in a MPEG-2 TS. So far I have managed to convert the TS file into a .dat file where I have all the hex representation of ...
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How to decode the PTS timestamps and extract the video frames

I want to extract the video frames and get the PTS timestamp for each one of them. I have an input MPEG-2 TS file and I prefer to use some open source tool like ffmpeg or something similar. The ...
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Extracting segment from .mpg file using ffmpeg; why does result have video but no audio?

I'm trying to extract a segment from an .mpg file using ffmpeg, using this command. ffmpeg -ss 0:00:06 -t 0:01:39 -i capture(0).mpg -vcodec copy -acodec copy test.mpg The input file has both video ...
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Wrong frame-rate, corrupted playback of isom/mp4 files remuxed from H.264/AC3 MPEG-TS

NOTE: This question is superceded by this new one, please do not answer below this post. What happened? [Edit] DVB file ('file1') in TS format of H.264/AC3@50i cannot be properly remuxed into any ...
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Each media segment file for MPEG-DASH is a full (.mp4) instead of fragment mp4 (.m4s)?

I'm wondering if I can just make every media segment files as a full MP4 file instead of fragmented MP4 for a DASH264-compliant player?
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Proper command to remux mpeg-ts to mp4 with FFmpeg?

Should I just use plain command like this: ffmpeg -i C:\video_input.ts -c:v copy -c:a copy -bsf:a aac_adtstoasc C:\video_output.mp4 but I have seen many using -copyts to it, why is this needed I do ...
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To MP4V, or to DX50, or not to be

Should i compress my final outputs down to FOURCC of DX50 or MP4V? Tis the question. I'm having a hard time deciding on this, since im not really sure what to expect in future technology development....
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mp4 to avi/mpeg conversion

I'm trying to convert an mp4 video to play on a digital photo frame. The photo frame (Living Image Li1210) manual states: The digital photo frame can playback MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, and AVI (dependant ...
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Could not find codec parameters -- for gif?

The scene: Ubuntu 16.04, newly upgraded from 14.04 where things perked along happily with avconv The props: a directory full of stills, motor_animate_000.gif, motor_animate_001.gif, etc. The players:...
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DVD not displaying full picture

I have created a DVD from video files, originally FLV 1280x720p files. Although I followed the support literature and help guides, approx 10 pixels are missing vertically and approx 20 horizontally ...
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Next-gen containers and codecs (BPG, HEIF, etc.) [closed]

It has bugged me for a long time, why no successors have come to replace JPEG and anim GIF or PNG per say. I am completely a media format newbie, just started digging into the topic. Roughly a year ...
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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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Combine video and audio TS segments coming from HLS stream

Apple HLS streams MPEG-2 TS files containing video and audio data in packetized elementary stream format. These segments (.ts files) can be joined in order to build final video. Recent version of HLS ...
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Do media containers contain multiple audio channels in separate streams?

The title is self-explanatory. If a media container file (like MPG) contains multiple audio channels, such as left or right channels, does it take these audios in separate streams??
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What can be done with .CPI or .clpi files?

In BDAV's M2TS there are .clpi files, in AVCHD the same files are labeled as .CPI. As i understand, some sort of metadata is written into these files. The question is twofold: What metadata exists in ...
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ffmpeg split file retains original length

I've losslessly extracted 30m from a ~1.5h long video using the following ffmpeg command: ffmpeg -ss 0 -t 00:30:00 -i in.mp4 -acodec copy -vcodec copy out.mp4 The split was successful and out.mp4 ...
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Importing VOB from DVD results in squeezed image

When I import VTS_01_1.VOB into VirtualDub or Avidemux or try to play it with Media Player Classic, it plays in dimensions 352x576 (squeezed) which should clearly be 576x352. But when I play the file ...
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Any m2ts optimizer under Linux? [closed]

My goal is to optimize m2ts generated by ffmpeg for HLS because the generated m2ts has lots of structural overhead. The below is an example of the result analyzed by Apple Media Stream Validator: ...
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Optimizing MPEG2 Encoder in Adobe Media Encoder

We're looking at using MPEG2 as an alternative to ProRes 422 for delivery & archiving. There are many options in there which are beyond my knowledge; I would like to understand them and maybe get ...
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How to demux MPTS to SPS

I have a live multi-program MPEG-TS stream [MPTS] over IP, I'd like to select just one program from the stream, and output a single-program MPEG-TS stream containing just that program. is there any ...
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Spec for GPAC's DashCast configuration?

According to DashCast, we should provide a configuration file of several entries. The document demos some options: [v1] type=video width=1280 height=720 bitrate=800000 [v2] type=video width=640 ...
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Trying to add text to a video file and save it as an mpeg to be played in a slide show

I have been asked to create a slide for a viewsonic slideshow player that has a rotating diamond at the bottom, and "Your Diamond Store" above. I am having a hard time figuring out how to do this with ...
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Can't export .mov with premiere pro cs5.5?

I'm trying to export a mpeg format sequence to .mov (I need it to be quicktime for a ceratin reason). When I choose the format, e.g. quicktime animation or quicktime H.264, It opens an 'encoding' ...