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How can I convert .MTS file (AVCHD) to .mp4 by ffmpeg without re-encoding H264 video stream?

Seeing that in the text of your question you have started discussing other utilities, i will assume that you are not interested in sticking with ffmpeg, but rather in getting the job done. In my ...
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How can I convert .MTS file (AVCHD) to .mp4 by ffmpeg without re-encoding H264 video stream?

As per this ffmpeg bug Interlaced H.264 packets are split causing MP4 STTS when remuxing a mpeg-ts containing interlaced H.264 into mp4, both fields of each video frame are split into seperate ...
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How do I encode videos into h.264 at 8k resolution?

Are you sure the 8k videos on your computer are actually h.264, and not h.265? The max resolution of h.264 level 5.2 is still 4096x2305. To convert beyond that in Premiere, you need to chose HEVC (h....
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.mkv file not playing in HEVC/H.265 supported player

Both files that don't play feature Opus as the audio codec. As per this site, Opus is not one of the supported audio codecs. Transcode the audio: ffmpeg -i in.mkv -c:v copy out.mkv
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Video with inconsistent exposed / rendered image sizes

HDV camera, right? It's not untypical for cameras to claim higher resolution than they actually scan. In such cases you have to look at the different aspect ratios involved: pixel, frame, display, ...
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What can be done with .CPI or .clpi files?

As Professor Sparkles has correctly pointed out (I've just checked and confirm) — the MediaInfo tool can extract some metadata from these files. Here is a sample output from one of mine: General ...
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How can I convert .MTS file (AVCHD) to .mp4 by ffmpeg without re-encoding H264 video stream?

I know this is an old question, but it just popped up again in the feed so it's new to me. (-: One thing I don't see mentioned is field order. This is an interlaced file, so that's a consideration. ...
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Archiving AVCHD from camera for later processing

the way I do this from my Canon 7D / 100D is pop the CF or SD card into my Mac and copy the whole card to a folder with a very simple structure Project_Name_Date RAW_Cards Camera_Name_Card00x ...
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What is the size of 1 minute video at 1920 x 1080 (60 fps)?

Try those calculators, they should do the trick. http://www.digitalrebellion.com/webapps/videocalc
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What is a non-encoding lossless h.264 AVC editor? (other than avidemux which is buggy)

I know only VideoReDo and SolveigMM Video Splitter, but they are not full-featured video editors. Both are not free.
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Davinci Resolve 12 (Editing)

In the Media View window, select all the clips you want to change. Right click one of the selected clips and choose "Clip Attributes". In the Video portion of the Clip Attributes, tell Resolve what ...
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Canon Vixia HF R600 - MP4 vs AVCHD

Generally, MP4 is better for compatibility, whereas AVCHD provides the better quality. MP4 (which by the way can mean a million different things, in this case it probably refers to MPEG-4 Part 14) ...
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Camera configuration - Should I select an AVCHD interlaced format over MP4?

AVCHD as a format is a combination of containers, file naming conventions, and directory structure. It is not inherently better or worse than any other container types. Interlaced video is a thing of ...
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Camera configuration - Should I select an AVCHD interlaced format over MP4?

I will answer only to the 'interlaced' part. Yes, it's a thing from the past. Deinterlaced video always will be looking worse than progressive. It's like shooting through the cracked lens and then ...
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How do I encode videos into h.264 at 8k resolution?

FFmpeg can use x264 to output to 8K. Basic template: ffmpeg -i 4KfromPremiere.mp4 -vf scale=7680x4320 -crf 20 out.mp4
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MP4 Playback Compatibility Issues on files with Chapters

After a bunch of further testing and investigation, I've come to the following conclusions: The file format Adobe Premiere uses is a function of their MainConcept codec/encoder. It's the file format ...
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Transcoding from AVC to ProRes: Are there any negatives that would happen to the footage?

Cons: There will be a small loss of quality due to transcription error, but it's likely to be negligible and not worth worrying about. it will take up way more drive space. Only a problem if you're ...
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Do I really need to keep CPI file from AVCHD container?

None of the editing tools I know of uses any files other than MTS/M2TS. Supposedly, these CPI files can be used by a Blu-ray player when it plays the content of a card - which is why the structure of ...
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Can I reproduce video in 1440×1080 12M MP4 on a Full HD TV?

You don't mention either how (or IF?) you are editing anything here, or what forms of storage, distribution, archiving, etc you anticipate? You are probably correct that MP4 is a more compatible ...
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Canon Vixia HF R600 - MP4 vs AVCHD

I have Lumix G6 with same options (MP4 and AVCHD). Some things about AVCHD: It brake video into multiple files, but since you gonna edit them in Premiere, you can handle this. Sometimes Adobe ...
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How to prepare AVCHD on a PC for Mac use later?

Don't do anything to the files, Premiere Pro should be able to handle them. Just copy them to a USB drive and hand them off to your editor. NEVER convert your video files prior to editing. You'll ...
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proper way to undo AVCHD mess?

It's possible that with certain Panasonic or MTS-specific software, the associated files are useful. I've heard of situations where Premiere won't import the footage correctly without the full folder ...
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Convert MTS AVCHD files into a more sharable format, such as mp4

I used ffmpeg (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FFmpeg, http://ffmpeg.org/) to exchange the container format while keeping the original video and audio data. You can also use it to transcode the video, ...
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Premier Pro CS5 makes AVCHD footage jagged and bad

Incase anyone comes across the same problem, here's the solution I used. Once you've imported the footage, right click on the clip, go to 'Modify' then 'Interpret Footage': A window should pop up. ...
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Transcoding AVCHD To Something That Isn't Choppy In Adobe Premiere Pro CS6

What you can do is create an "offline" version of your footage, and then once the edit is complete do an "online". Pick a codec that is good to edit in, e.g all I-frame mpeg, or proRes / DNxHD or ...
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