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It is better to have more B-frames or more P-frame for video streaming?

"Q: Is it better to have more B-frames or more P-frame for video streaming?". From: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_compression_picture_types The three major picture types used in the ...
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Join multiple M4V to one file (maybe MKV?)

If you have ffmpeg installed, see this article that basically says to create a file that has all of the names, or to use the following command Concat Protocol ffmpeg -i 'concat:input1|input2' -...
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How to change framerate with HandBrake without side effects

FFMPEG is probably a better tool for the job, if you are prepared to deal with the command line. Install ffmpeg from the packages found here. These are all ready-built and should have all the included ...
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Trim audio stream to video stream length

One should use the avformat library flag to stop muxing with the shortest stream. ffmpeg -i file.mp4 -map 0 -c copy -fflags +shortest -max_interleave_delta 1G -movflags +faststart out.mp4
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Convert variable framerate ~60 FPS to constant 60 FPS losslessly

To start with: your version of Handbrake is old. Version 1.0.3 came out very recently, it's got some improvements over that older version. Second, CQ0 is not actually "lossless." It's aiming for "...
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Converting a Video from 1600 * 1200 to 1200 * 900

Use ffmpeg with -vf scale=1200:900 option. For example ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf scale=1200:900 -c:a copy output.mp4
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Howto Repaire or fix the duration of a mp4 video

Joakin, what you have suggested in your Update 2 is remuxing. Alternatively to what you have suggested atom manual editing can be utilized. Manual editing is (a) much faster - just the metadata is ...
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Handbrake :: Why is an RF value of 20 to 23 recommended for HD while a lower value of 18 to 20 for SD?

Resolution != quality, at least, not in the sense referred to by RF. What the RF primarily modulates is the quantization parameter (QP). Let's say you have a 2x2 array of pixels and each pixel is ...
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Handbrake x265 Optimal settings for ripping DVD

Summary response for summary question :) CRF 20 will look really nice 8-bit (no advantages over 10-bit) No tuning. Grain tuning is for grainy source (old content). SSIM is for testing. No additional ...
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2 video files, one has the audio with 15FPS, the other has the video with 5FPS, audio is out of sync

The two devices that recorded the videos weren't synchronised together, so their clocks will drift over time. There's no way to guarantee perfect synchronisation, but if you have audio recorded on ...
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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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How to rip two dvd's on the same disc?

By default Handbrake selects the longest duration track, it assumes this is the main content - usually a DVD has one main feature, and then may have a bunch of smaller tracks (extras, trailers, intros,...
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what handbrake influences to get its results

Input and output video formats are from the same generation (similar quality for similar bitrate). Handbrake default settings are prioritizing smaller size over better quality. Video bitrate is ...
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What is the best settings in handbrake for 640x480?

One thing you can certainly do is lower the bitrate. 23 is quite a high bitrate, even more so for a h.264 .mp4. You should get away with a bitrate of 5-7. Also, you're encoding using the preset of ...
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How to clean up old animated footage?

The artifacts are on the original footage because a DVD used some oldie MP2 codec, you need to live with it. You could try using a denoiser, some of them can detect compression artifacts. I am not ...
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FCPX: change export resolution and remove black bars

Hi This article might help as well, sending direct from FCPX to Handbrake FCPX to Handbrake
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FCPX: change export resolution and remove black bars

This article should help custom resolution and frame rate in FCPX
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Encoding settings in FFMPEG

All of these parameters are specific to the x264 encoder which is used to produce H.264 streams. x264 has long since introduced a preset system whereby different permutations of values of these ...
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Can you change the duration of a video in Handbrake?

Yes, you can select the desired length by chapters, time or even frames. BUT this only works properly when Audio and Video have the same length (video is always cutted correctly, audio not). So you ...
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Is HandBrake tune -still image applicable to videos with minimal movement?

My experience with handbrake mirrors Mulvya`s comment I also get smaller file sizes with X264 Tune set to None on the Video Tab.
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Howto Repaire or fix the duration of a mp4 video

I also faced with this issue and I had to add -vcodec libx264 in addition to -an. Cutting a video: ffmpeg -ss {sec2time(start)} -to {sec2time(end)} -i {video_path} -c copy -vcodec libx264 -an {...
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Howto Repaire or fix the duration of a mp4 video

I had the same problem. I solved that by removing the audio from video. This is why the video seems frozen but it continues to play it, due to audio duration. For that reason, you may remove entire ...
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Add Black background to a vertical video

You can use ffmpeg*, a command-line tool, to do this. Let's say your source video is 360x640, then to make it 4:3, use ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf pad=854:640:247:0 -c:v libx264 -crf 20 -c:a copy output....
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Can't change Handbrake audio bit rate

What tool do you use for showing the Audio bitrate? Try MediaInfo to make sure that Handbrake is the problem here. But as far as I can see, you aren't doing anything wrong (besides setting the audio ...
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