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Encoding with ffmpeg on ARM device from dvd to x264 preserving interlacing

I have a Pine64, with AllWinner A64 processor, quad-core 1.2GHz and 2GB DDR3 Ram. I have installed ffmpeg on armbian and I still make encodings with good quality and reasonable time, in front of power ...
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Encoding: Insert keyframes at certain positions

I am trying to improve the perceived quality of certain predefined frames (like the frames 45, 99, 154, ...). Reason is, that the video is interactive and pauses at these keyframes until the user ...
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Encode a 10bit raw video file

I have a raw file that's in gray10le format. Each gray value is 2 bytes but only the first 10 bits are used. I can't seem to get x264-10b to accept it as an input. x264-10b.exe --profile high10 --...
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I'm using H264 encoding to encode video capture from a webcam. How do I turn of rc lookahead?

I want minimize encoding latency per frame. Right now, there is a high increase in encoding latency on the 46th frame. I think lowering the lookahead value might help with this. How do I do this? ...
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How do I avoid objects having flickering edges when I encode a screen recording to mp4 using x264 and ffmpeg?

The Goal I'm creating short tutorials by recording my screen (720p30fps). The content is just a recording of using some desktop software - so mouse moving and opening dialogs, typing, drawing shapes, ...
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Multiple FFmpeg input & output

I just want to know if it's possible to encode audio & video at the same time by FFmpeg -c:a libfaac for audio & x264.exe for video. and any example!
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Removing MP4 encoding information

Is it possible to remove certain information form a MP4 file? Specifically things like tagging and encoding dates, Writing library and application, Encoding settings... No client needs to know when I ...
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x264 quality results based on source

If I was to compare a 720p video encoded (using x264) from an untouched 1080p Blu-ray rip with the same video encoded at a similar bitrate but from a 1080p x264 rip, which one is more likely to look ...
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Is there a simple explanation of x264 encoding parameters?

So, x264 is still the most popular (free) H.264 encoder out there. But it is also still considered ridiculously cryptic as well. There are tons of switches and options in the encoder that allow you to ...
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How to see encoding progress in Compressor 4.1.3

Is there really no way to see progress of an encoding job in Apple Compressor 4.1.3? I started a batch (single job, one file) and this is all I see: My fan is blowing at full speed so I guess ...
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Libav/ X264 failed to compile with Hi422p profile and mp4 container support [closed]

My goal is to encode several videos from SD PAL captured in ProRes(HQ) 422 10bit through AJA Kona 3 to H264 with Hi422p profile in .mp4 container. I work on Mac OSX 9. I try the last x264 10bit ...
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OBS (Encoding X264) fails

Since a few days I have a new computer. Here my specifications: GTX 980 I7 5820k Windows 8.1 I'm trying to stream with Open Broadcast Software (OBS), but when I try to preview I already get frame ...
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encoding 4:2:2 in 10-bit with libx264

I believe that libx264 is now capable of doing 10-bit 4:2:2 encodings, but I can't seem to get it to work. I'm using ffmpeg (info below), and I've also tried the x264 encoder directly. I've tried ...