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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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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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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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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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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 make a video created by FFMPEG using downloaded images, VLC media player compatible

I am making a mp4 video while using this command from downloaded jpegs, everything is working fine but the video is not being played in VLC but in Media Player, default one of Ubuntu. ffmpeg -y -...
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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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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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Upload edited video to YouTube

Please help. I am sure I am not the only neophyte who has run into this. I hope someone can. I want to: Download the video recording of a Facebook livestream. Make minor edits in Adobe Premiere ...
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If I screen-capture a snapshot from a HDR movie, will the snapshot image be a HDR image?

I have a HDR movie content playing on a HDR supported PC, using software like the VLC layer. If I take a snapshot to get a png image file, will the image file include the HDR information? That is, if ...
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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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How to prevent ffmpeg from dropping frames when trimming?

I'm using ffmpeg to trim a Zoom video recording (format: ISO Media, MP4 v2 [ISO 14496-14]) via this command: ffmpeg \ -ss 00:11:42 \ -to 01:11:22 \ -i input-original.mp4 \ -c copy \ output-...
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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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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 do I get Windows Media Player and other tools that depend on system codecs to play this video file?

I have a video file that plays fine in VLC, but only shows 100% black frames in Windows Media Player, and in other applications that depend on system codecs (for example in MATLAB, which is where I ...
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No sound on Windows Media Player after removing unneeded audio streams with ffmpeg

In some .mkv files with multiple different audio streams I removed all the ones I don't need with ffmpeg and only kept the desired audio stream along with the video and possibly subtitles. The result ...
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Very slow decode times with hevc with ffmpeg 4.1.4 on Ubuntu

I'm getting ridiculously slow decode times for iPhone hevc .MOV files. In VLC or ffplay, the video displays one frame every 10 seconds. Simply transcoding to h264 I get about 1.8 fps. I recall being ...
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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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How to speed up the process using VLC and Adobe Premiere for video compilations

I need help finding a way to speed up the process creating videos compilations using VLC and Adobe Premiere. I have a folder with 100 videos, I'll watch the videos using VLC and I'll choose 20 of ...
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How to quickly merge a LOT (and i mean a LOT) of footage?

As the title says, we had an event recently and I plan to make a movie with the video from the event captured by four separate cameras. The files are ~500kb each. There are four folders, each with ...
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Deskew/Perspective transform filter for video

I’d like to correct the perspective on a slide show taken from a side seat in a theater, where slides and video were projected on a screen. I’d like to crop it and deskew just to display the screen ...
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How to add correctly ssa/ass subtitles to video with ffmpeg or VLC

I want to add ssa subtitles to video. I've tried with VLC. If I play the video and add subtitles file VLC shows correctly the ssa subtitles but if I convert/save the same video adding the subtitles ...
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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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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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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 ...