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How to capture DVB-T using a generic RTL2832U USB stick on a mac

Is there a way to capture DVB-T video using a generic USB DVB-T dongle on a mac? I've read many examples of people using VLC on Linux/PCs, but can't see any generic drivers on Mac OSX?
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How to stream video with delay

I need some kind of rtsp buffer to delay video. I have a live cam and i need to start recording video on some event. But I need 10-15 seconds before that event too. Idea is to read from camera, use ...
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Video with inconsistent exposed / rendered image sizes

I have an interlaced video with MTS file format, which was captured using a HD camera. When I play it using VLC, it is displayed at resolution 1920x1080 and if I take a snapshot with VLC, the saved ...
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Why is YouTube and VLC making a slight but noticeable mess of my video background?

Retitling and reediting, after a few tips from Mulvya. I've got a div on my blog, with background color set to #83d3c9. Yesterday I tried creating a video on AE where the background was set to ...
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Downscaling 4K YUV420 to 1080p YUV444 with ffmpeg introduces red tint

I am downscaling 4K YUV420 video from the Panasonic LX100 to Full HD YUV444 using the ffmpeg console in Windows, and a script provided by user karl on the Personal View forum, modified for outputting ...
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Is there a buffer caching application that preloads streaming video?

I'm trying to find out if there's already a application in existence or a way to preload (cache/ buffer) couple minutes ahead of live streaming media e.g. live stream onine TV, rtmp protocol etc.. in ...
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how to simultaneously create rtsp and livehttp video streams in vlc from the same live source?

I want to simultaneously create rtsp and livehttp video streams from the same live H.264 source in cvlc. I can individually create either kind of stream just fine, and I can also create two rtsp ...
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Show the clip-time in VLC-player, while playing

I'm recording some sports footage, and write down some notes, while the recording is going on. I would like to be able to, as fast as possible, to link my comment to the passage on the video. I ...
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convert KAZAM video file to a file, playable in windows media player

I have some mp4 video files that are created by KAZAM in Linux. But I need to play those files on Microsoft Windows only by Windows Media Player (for example I can not install VLC media player). Also ...
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What's wrong with VLC seeking and/or MKV created by ffmpeg?

I have creeated a video using FFmpeg. It is a result of putting 4 videos together, tiled, using -filter_complex with overlays. Following the how-to here, I have it created as MKV. When playing this ...
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VLC 3.0 (Vetinari): Unable to play 360 videos

I installed the last VLC version (3.0.0 (Vetinari) on Windows 7 64 bits) which supports 360 video playback. In order to do some tests I downloaded the following 360 video from Vimeo: https://vimeo....
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Best codec for playing unfinished files with VLC

I am writing stream into video files with ffmpeg. Each file about 15 minutes. I want to be able to play finished and unfinished files with VLC (program using MetaVLC to be more precise). Which codec ...
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Metadata says the video is 25i, but MPC plays it as 50i

I have a DVD with footage which I want to convert to h264/h265. Mediainfo says that the video is 720x576, MPEG-2 encoded, PAL 25 fps and interlaced which is the first time I've seen that, usually 25 ...
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VLC 3.0.6 doesn't recognize 360 RTSP stream

I am trying to get VLC to recognize my 360 RTSP stream. The stream is comming from a wowza server. The wowza server receives the 360 stream in RTMP from the insta 360 pro. I found out that the ...
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FFmpeg with input SRT stream very low bitrate

I am trying to record an input SRT stream with ffmpeg 4.0 and even though it is recognized as a valid stream and the input stream is around 2.5Mbps, the recording is with only 80-120Kbps. I understand ...
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Convert m3u8 to mp4 on mac

I'm trying to convert m3u8 to mp4 on a Mac. I have followed the instructions of a person who does it using VLC in Windows, however I can not find the option in the mac version. Media -> Open Network ...
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Fixing an H264 video where the run time doesn't match bit rate and file size?

I recently recorded almost 9 hours of a H264 stream using VLC, resulting in a 31 GB file. Since the bitrate was 8000 kbit/s., that sounds about right. Unfortunately, both VLC itself as well as ...
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I need to modify a movie's displayed subtitles and display as an image overlay

I'm kind of at a loss on how to do this. I have access to gimp/inkscape/ffmpeg/vlc, and I can download font styles as needed off the web. So I have a movie. I play the movie in vlc player, I display ...
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No sound in saved VLC stream

I'm tried to save stream using URL and it shows that there is audio track, but I don't hear anything. I used this: vlc your_input_file_or_stream_here --sout=file/ps:go.mpg Output of ffmprobe go.mpg:...
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IPTV Link loop ffmpeg

So I want to record a transport stream it's not a m3u http://flamingzebra.xyz/2728.ts I tried to record it in vlc it doesn't work The live stream is in fragments so I have to loop it. Can this be ...