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VLC doesn't play mp4v video converted with VLC to h264/h265

VLC reports the original video as: Codec: MPEG-4 Video (mp4v) Video resolution: 8192x8192 Frame rate: 7.549296 I am using the Convert / Save option to convert the video using the following profile: ...
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How to convert Fast Mpeg 4v2 (mp4v) with ffmpeg

I have problem with ffmpeg properly recognizing a video encoded with Microsoft Fast Mpeg 4v2 codec. Apparently it's a software codec. VLC plays the video fine. The codec reported by VLC is: Codec: ...
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Removing subtilte tracks from MKV with MKVToolnix makes file unplayable

I have an MKV with 15 or so subtitle tracks included. When I try to play it on my TV (Philips from 2020 or possibly 2019) with the built in media player it only lists the first five, in alphabetic ...
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How do you open multiple videos with multiple subtitles in VLC from command-line?

Usually, you can use this command to open a video with a subtitle in VLC, if it isn't detected automatically: vlc.exe path_to_video.mp4 --sub-file path_to_sub.srt But I want to open multiple videos, ...
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Why does the number of frames in a video differ?

I have a video file which I want to spilt into individual frames. I have enabled VLC to do this using the frame filter. But each time I play it I get a different number of frames? Why is that?
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How to save HDR 10 bit MKV videos as an image sequence?

I tried both vlc and virtuadub2, they both save out washed out images. Both show and save out washed out images. How can I save out these images so they look in proper HDR space?
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ffmpeg or ffplay time index not matching with VLC

I am trying to trim many smaller videos out of one big video. I have watched the entire big video using VLC and noted the time index where each video stops and starts. Next, I use ffmpeg to trim each ...
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Playback from FFMPEG x265 freezes video but not audio

So I am re-encoding an old AVI: https://pastebin.com/KqcHMVAx I have written a batch to re-encode a bunch of similar AVI's and the same problem occurs with each. When I try and play the resulting MKV ...
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vlc file format encoding issues

I am trying to figure out how to convert video and audio format with VLC. I'm trying to convert a 64 kbps mp3 to a 64 kbps ogg. The UI for encoding gives the options for audio as the following: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 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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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?