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How to get a 7.1 PCMle encode in an MOV container to stay a single track while also rendering as 8 mono tracks in an NLE like an MXF container

I've been trying to convert Blu-Ray footage to the most efficient, yet least time consuming format for editing footage from them. For a while, I would make an MXF container and encode the h264 to ...
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ffmpeg, audio tracks, and QuickTime player

I tried to copy all streams (video, audio, subtitle) and add a tag with the following command in order to play the files using QuickTime player: ffmpeg -i in.mp4 -vcodec copy -tag:v hvc1 -acodec copy -...
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Stream an MP4 file via HTTP in a QuickTime-compatible format using FFmpeg

QuickTime supports streaming from an HTTP server, for instance try opening https://ia801307.us.archive.org/18/items/kontikipart2/kontikipart2.mp4 via File -> Open Location. However, streaming the ...
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How to convert ProRes/Quicktime MOV to instagram-friendly with ffmpeg so I can post it on IG

My colleague made a really nice video to hype my record release. The file he exported is a 1.3GB MOV file, and appears to use the Apple ProRes codec in a quicktime container (I have no idea what this ...
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How can I build a MOV (QT-rle) file with minimal unnecessary features?

I understand that my title requires further specification, so allow me to elaborate. I recently finished a model in Blender and rendered 1000 frames to PNG with alpha. The total size was roughly 2 GB ...
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Convert 4:3 to 16:9 like QuickTime Panoramic Size

QuickTime has an awesome feature called "Panoramic Size". It basically scales the input video to the screen aspect ratio without cropping by leaving the center as-is and gradually increasing ...
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editing video (overlaying text) using AVfoundation is resulting weird behaviour in video

Whenever I move the pointer you can see video getting weird pixelation. Complete video showing how it behaves in quicktime player: https://jmp.sh/TMaknmp I am just applying overlay using ...
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Audio from Motiv video file is offset wrong in Davinci Resolve

I am using an iPhone (iOS 14.6), Shure Motive Video (1.5.0.229) and Davinci Resolve (Mac, 17.2 Build 11) to capture video. When I play back the video file in Quicktime (Version 10.5 (1086.4.2)), the ...
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How to import Quicktime screen recording in PP or AE?

I know how to import other content with normal specs but these QuickTime screen recordings from my Macbook has weird FPS data. When I import these .mov files in AE or PP I get weird glitches on the ...
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Encode VP9 in mov container with pcm audio

Davinci Resolve's supported Codecs list shows it only supports decoding VP9 if placed in an mov container. Add to that the audio limitations also present on the Linux version and mov is somewhat ...
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ffmpg (copy existing settings?) or crop a .mov with alpha and have it be open-able using Quicktime (not VLC)

How do you have ffmpeg copy all existing settings except the crop dimensions of a video file? I've been struggling to crop an .mov with alpha channel (transparent video), so that it can be opened ...
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Why is Aplha channel video layer not working correctly in premiere pro?

I am Naved and I am using Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 for creating a YouTube video. This video is providing a list of recommended copyright free music that is available on YouTube for free use. I ...
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How can I prevent YouTube from distorting the audio in my QuickTime video?

I recorded about 20 MP4 clips: most on my Android phone with the stock camera, a couple from Facebook (downloaded from the mobile web view), and one from a Zoom session. I cropped or scaled and padded ...
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FFMPEG slideshow skips a picture when showing on VLC (and is OK on Quicktime)

I created a slideshow following the directions on the concat demuxer. The input file is: file 'sentence1.jpg duration 5 file 'sentence2.jpg duration 5 file 'sentence3.jpg duration 5 file '30.jpg ...
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Output of FFmpeg has a "slow motion" part - what is it and how to avoid?

Source video I have a screencast recorded from iPad with QuickTime Player on macOS. When I open the original recording in QuickTime Player for playback, I can see the playback controls as below: ...
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.mov file is not playing video in After Effects

I've recorded 7 videos yesterday. All recorded on a Canon 5D Mark III. The files are playing fine from Finder and Quicktime. But when I import them to After Effects, only one of them is not playing ...
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How to copy timecode value from a video to clipboard on a mac

Is there any app that can copy timecode values to clipboard? I'm playing a video. I want to stop the video, press a keyboard shortcut, then go to a google doc and paste the timecode value (not a ...
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How does QuickTime Player know when do play a video in HiDPI/Retina/@2x mode?

When you’re on a Mac with Retina Display (HiDPI), and you make a screen recording using QuickTime Player, whenever that video is played in QuickTime Player, it is shown with the expected 2:1 pixel ...
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ffmpeg **doubled** my duration

I'm using ffmpeg to convert a PNG image sequence into a .mov file with alpha channel for use in my NLE. The PNG sequence was rendered out of DashWare where it was generated in sync with a 4m35s (...
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Problem converting TS to MP4 container with ffmpeg

I have a video stream I captured with VLC and saved as a TS file. The codecs within the file are h.264/AAC, so I thought it would be trivial to use ffmpeg to convert the file from a TS container to ...
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Export .mov 1080i60 (59.94i) 29.97 fps Adobe Premiere

I've done this before in an older version of adobe premiere but I can't seem to remember how to get the export settings correct. I need to export in: 1080i at 29.97fps with resolution 1920x1080 as a ....
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1080p videos encoded in H264 are not playing in Safari

I'm doing HTTP live streaming of 1080p video encoded in H264 with Main profile level 4.1. However Safari is unable to play the video. I can only hear the audio. The streaming is working fine with ...
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Quicktime PNG codecs turn blue on most recent Premiere Pro CC update

I recently updated my copy of Premiere CC to 2015.4, and many of my downloaded effects overlay videos turned blue. (Attached is a blood spray effect). These were all downloaded from the website ...
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Which settings • preferences • preset to use in Adobe Premiere when exporting in QuickTime (.mov) format to avoid lines?

My workflow: Record footage on iPhone Copy to Mac Add to Adobe Premiere When dragging iPhone clips "change sequence settings" Edit / Cut / Transitions / all that fancy stuff Nest clips Speed / ...
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best alternative to QuickTime .mov

My company is stripping away QuickTime enterprise-wide, due to Apple dropping support for the format. I use After Effects and Premiere, and others in my group are on Avid Workstations. Occasionally ...
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MediaInfo Fourcc Values

I'm trying to figure out what fourcc value I need to use but I'm a bit confused between file formats and codecs. I have a .mov file and MediaInfo reports it as shown below I need to specify the ...
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Quicktime rendering issue

I am trying to export my composition from AE CC but when I hit 'Render' nothing happens. In status is says 'Rendering' but this is not the case and the cursor looks like it's working but nothing is ...
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Missing video codec in Quicktime

I have a quicktime video recorded on a Atoms Shogun. When I tried to play the file it is only playing the audio and no video is coming up at all. Delving deeper, I found out that no codec for the ...
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Why is a screencast produced by Quicktime (.mov) is much smaller than the converted MP4 file?

I recently recorded numerous screencasts using Quicktime. The .mov files produced by Quicktime are 2876x1748. To goal was to upload the files to YouTube and so I wanted to convert to the ...
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Resolve Bad public atom found when using ffmpeg copy

I have a .mov file with a number of streams both audio and video I'd like to demux (if thats the correct term) into separate files (1 per stream to start with) without loosing quality or resolution ...
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Losslessly converting Microsoft DV to Quicktime DV

I have a bunch of AVI files containing captured DV footage (Microsoft DV, as that is what is captured through Adobe Premiere on Windows). These now need to be converted to Quicktime DV to work with ...
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After effects cc render time issues

I recently made a video 3 minutes long with trapcode particular, 2 light layers and some simple expressions for particular (wiggle and time). Rendering in quicktime h264, 1080p 30fps. I started to ...
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FFMPEG prores_ks 4444 color shift

I am attempting to encode "ProRes 4444" movies with ffmpeg. Some research led me to the "prores_ks" encoder, which is the only one of ffmpeg's prores encoders that supports "4444". I used this ...
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FFMPEG not writing quicktime "COLR" atom

I am attempting to create Quicktime movs with the "DNXHD" codec with the following ffmpeg command (input part excluded): -c:v dnxhd -b:v 175M -pix_fmt yuv422p10le test.mov This works, and is ...
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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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Is it possible to export a Video with transparent Background? (No Image Sequences!)

Is it possible to export a video file from After Effects with transparency? I don't want to export to an image sequence.
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how to decide the appropriate resolution when recording my screen for uploading online?

I am planning of creating a few technical movies where I will record my screen as I work through a particular technology. I'm unsure whether to record full screen, or select the area to be recorded. ...
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Trying to sync audio in mpeg2 video whose video freezes first 8 seconds in playback

So I have a handful of old mpeg2 (.mpg) files with the following profiles as provided by ffmpeg (the timecodes on each are different): Stream #0:0(eng): Video: mpeg4 (Advanced Simple Profile) (mp4v / ...
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Color shifts in Quicktime when playing h264 encoded movie from After Effects

If I preview my project in After Effects all colors appear as they should. However, if I render using either the AE renderer (lossless/best) or Media Encoder (YouTube 1080 H264) the colors are all ...
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Colors look different after export

Colors look great in FCPX. After I export (Share > Master file > H.264 Quicktime) they look a bit dull: desaturated, less vibrant. Also sort of like the wrong gamma curve - shadows are darker. I ...
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How to convert a quicktime 3d model .mov format into multiple images

I've tried exporting 3d model lab into images sequence format after going through this below answer. exporting .mov vr to multiple still frames, but all I can see same image output with different ...
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FFMpeg crop filter doesn't change orientation

I am trying to crop a portrait video of 1280x720 to 568x320 so that the video will be displayed in landscape view (16:9). I am using the following command ffmpeg -i VID_1438833296.mp4 -vf crop=568:...
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What is the best way to make Windows compatible with .MOV format?

What is the best way to make Windows compatible with .MOV format? I am looking for solutions other than using QuickTime to play .MOV movies on my Windows 8 machine. I want Windows to support .MOV (via ...
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Trouble scaling 2880x1800 to 1080p without blurring in Premiere Pro

I have a project I'm producing where the source clips are generated from Quicktime doing a screen recording. The dimensions are 2880 x 1800, 60fps. The source dimensions are a little unusual, but ...
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Screencasts from quicktime are too large to share

I tend to take quite a lot of video screencasts to illustrate bugs and features to 3rd parties during web development projects. To achieve this is I use Quicktime on my Mac and then go to "File > ...
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Optimize Filesize export from Premiere CS3

After screen capturing a video and editing it with Premiere CS3*, I'd like some help optimizing the Quicktime filesize. I was wondering if I can get the ratio back to 1:1 at least. I have tried to ...
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How to get the highest possible quality out of a MP4 file

I took over the editing for a project recently and I wasn't given the raw files. All I was given was the partially completed MP4 file. I used Final Cut Pro 7 to complete the project edits. When I ...
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Can't Import Video with Alpha to Premiere

This is really annoying. I've heard a lot about how Apple have removed a lot of different codec uses including the most needed Quicktime RGB+Alpha one in After Effects. I can no longer import videos ...
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How to extract MOOV atom/metadata from MP4 file?

Can one "dump"/extract the MOOV atom from an MP4 file? If so, how? Hoping for an obscure FFMPEG command. I need to be able to process/play a stream without searching for the MOOV atom over and over ...
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Trimming mp4 videos

I have a GoPro4 video, came out in mp4. If I try and trim in GoPro studio, not only have to jump through hoops but I then have to export - choose an encoding etc...itsends up being a .mov file (i ...
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