FFmpeg is a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video.

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Installing latest FFmpeg with latest external libraries and keeping them up-to-date

I want to use latest version of ffmpeg with latest versions of external libraries. How do i do that? BTW, I just began using linux yesterday, so please be easy :) ...
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Split a large video file into small clips 15 sec each

How do I split a large mp4 file using ffmpeg, into smaller clips, which are 15 seconds each. Kindly advice/suggest please. Thanks, Dominic
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ffmpeg and libx264: Extremely high CPU temperature

Ahoy there! I turned my previous gaming rig into an Ubuntu Server 14.04 a year ago, and have been using it as a private nginx-rtmp live streaming server. Today I started to dabble with ffmpeg for ...
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FFmpeg Streaming Display Issue

I'm having and issue trying to initialize a FFmpeg stream. The issue I'm having is something to do with the display when I initialize it. The error is: Cannot open display :0.0, error 1. :0.0: ...
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PHP and ffmpeg on Ubuntu

I have ffmpeg installed on Ubuntu Server and I'm running PHP from another webserver sending commands to the Ubuntu Server. $ff = '/usr/bin/ffmpeg -i '.$file.' -vcodec libx264 -pix_fmt yuv420p ...
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is there frame server software for ubuntu(linux)?

I use Adobe Premier for editing videos on some client PCs and I want to render my videos on an ubuntu server by ffmpeg commands.In the words instead of rendering the Premier project by it's own ...
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How to make GIF's at certain time from video and add text to it using ffmpeg

I have a one minute 3gp file from which i want to create a gif file. Condition for creating GIF file Create GIP between 21-40 seconds of one minute video Add text to the GIF Different fonts and ...
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Merging multiple (more than two) videos on Ubuntu

I want to merge videos in batch size of twenty (20) each. I'm running a Linux machine. The videos are in mp4 format and moderate quality. Some even have the audio stream missing. So far I've tried ...
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avconv uses only the first image in directory

I am trying to generate a video from a sequence of png images. With the following command, a video is created, with the expected duration: avconv -framerate 20 -i '%05d.png' -b 65536k out.mov ...
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How/where to report missing packages

I have tried to install the motion app, and got a bunch of deps missing at the server, see below. Where and how should I reported? Distro: Ubuntu-mate 15.04 W: Failed to fetch ...
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How can I repair broken softwares?

I want to install ffmpeg as Documented here . but some errors are accurates when I want install on terminal: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libfaac-dev : Depends: libfaac0 (= ...
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HD recording via logitech c930e webcam

I want to record an Hd video stream via this webcam (hopefully using a script) to capture simultaneously with a screen recording into one container. (you can see the pipeline code I've used before, ...
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Inotifywait is moving multiple ffmpeg segments instead of one at a time

I have come to a dead end looking for a solution on my own and will ask for your help please.... Thanks for all info you may have.... I capture 30 second segments of video and write to a folder in ...
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AAC to AC3 avconv failing on some Files

This excellent thread helped me get a script setup for converting my video files with 5.1 AAC sound to 5.1 AC3. However I'm having issues with some files avconv version 11.2-6:11.2-1, Copyright ...
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FFmpeg use AAC encoder

I am trying to do some video conversion with FFmpeg. I have an mp4 video file (by which I mean, "it has an mp4 extension") that isn't being accepted by the Brasero disk burner, so I'm trying to use ...
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Is it possible to set up ffmpeg with a MIDI keyboard?

I am starting to experiment with ffmpeg. I set it up for screencasting, but now I am wondering if it would be possible to set it up for audio only. I have a digital piano and a MIDI program. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 OpenCV3 ffmpeg or libav dependencies

I need to install OpenCV on Ubuntu 14.04 to work with Python3 but the only version that is compatible is OpenCV3 which is at 3.0 RC1 http://opencv.org/downloads.html Following installation ...
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How to control volume in FFMPEG [closed]

Please can anyone explain me how to change/set volume for audio while it is playing. Edit from comment: I am using ffmpeg as a decoder and using it with SDL_MIXER. I have added 'volume' filter and ...
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How can I install ffmpeg on Lubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

It seems that the original ffmpeg has been dropped by Debian for the moment (in favour of the fork libav) but will be back in 15. Some people seem to think ffmpeg is deprecated or stale: it's not, ...
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Installing OpenCV 2.4.10 in Ubuntu 14.10

I'm trying to install the Opencv ruby gem. I learned from http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20833485/not-able-to-install-ruby-opencv-gem that the gem requires the previous release of Opencv. I've ...
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How to make ffmpeg executable everywhere?

I have installed ffmpeg by following this tutorial: https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/CompilationGuide/Ubuntu Now, ffmpeg works if i cd to bin and execute like ./ffmpeg. I wonder if i execute ffmpeg ...
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MPG files no longer play (14.04LTS)

Please help! Today I was trying to edit some home video with KDENLive and when I'd try to preview my videos, they'd play for about a second then lock up the program. In troubleshooting, I ...
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What is 0 and 0 in hw:0,0 mean? and how can I get those value?

I'm trying to do screencast and record application sound too with ffmpeg. But, I can't get the application sound recorded. I think there's something wrong with my command. What I'm doing is like this: ...
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avconv throws error: Invalid pixel format string '-1'

Works on windows. This AVI was created by python OpenCV from the webcam. It plays fine in totem. I need to make it a smaller file size by video compression Running the following command fails in a ...
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How to install ffmpeg on ubuntu? [duplicate]

For transcoding video I need to use ffmpeg. I have tried to install but I have faced with problems. Is anyone that can help with this case or can anyone offer any weblink or guide where I can follow ...
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How to install and/or run Universal Media Server on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed UMS onto my Ubuntu box according to the manual here. All commands worked fine except two: 1) I was unable to install ffmpeg package which is absent in this version of Ubuntu. I have ...
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.sh ffmpeg works manually, not with CRON

I make a movie from jpeg pictures with the script: #create movie ffmpeg -i /home/philippe/Dropbox/Public/Cheiron/day/%d.jpg -r 25 -q:a 5 -pix_fmt yuv420p ...
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Video Conversion: H264-MPEG-4 AVC (part 10) (avc1) with Transmageddon for Video Camera

My goal is to transfer videos from my hard drive to my video camera (Kodak Playsport zx3) and be able to play them on my video camera. I don't know to much about video cameras, but I would assume ...
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Convert a video to a fixed screen size by cropping and resizing

I've tried to figure this out myself, but the myriad of options just baffles me. I want to use ideally either ffmpeg or mencoder (or something else, but those two I know I have working) to convert ...
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Universal Media Server not playing Videos in Ubuntu 14.10

I just got universal media server to run in Ubuntu 14.10, they took mencoder and ffmpeg out of the repos so I had to go find them and now it runs but when I try to play a movie on my ps3, it takes a ...
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Is there a GUI for FFMPEG screen casting?

FFMPEG is a very powerful tool to screen cast or to convert, I did't find any GUI to use screen cast features only conversion like Winff
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FFmpeg rc buffer underflow

I have a problem with running ffmpeg+ffserver on my old laptop which has 1.7 Pentium 4 Single Core CPU. FFmpeg causing high CPU usage up-to 100% while running it produces "rc buffer underflow" error ...
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ffmpeg not recognized

I am having a problem with ffmpeg. I had it installed and then installed 14.10. I reinstalled it, but I am getting this error message. Also, I went to this website ...
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Cannot install last version of OpenCV on Ubuntu 14.10

I try to install opencv using the instructions from here but I get every time the error Linking CXX shared library ../../lib/libopencv_videoio.so /usr/bin/ld: /usr/local/lib/libavcodec.a(avpacket.o): ...
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How can I satisfy Audacity asking for libavformat.so.53, while Ubuntu 14.04 has libavformat.so.54?

I am using Audacity 2.0.5. I have been trying to edit video files. I know that Audacity is an audio DAW, but I recently learned that it was possible to import a file through ffmpeg and seperate the ...
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At least one output file must be specified ffmpeg

ffmpeg -i oceans.mov -an -c:v libx264 -r 24 -preset fast \ -profile:v baseline -g 64 -keyint_min 64 -b:v:0 230k -maxrate 250k -s:v:0 304x128 \ -x264opts pic-struct:no-scenecut -movflags ...
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OpenCV installation

During the installation of OpenCV I get the following error: moslah@moslah-Lenovo-G560:~/Downloads/opencv-2.4.10/build$ cmake ../ -- Detected version of GNU GCC: 48 (408) -- Found OpenEXR: ...
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Error Message in Arista Transcoder, how to install ffdeinterlace plugin?

I keep getting this error message when I want to transcode a dvd into say an avi file format. This is the error message I get: "Required plugin could not be found" "Python (v2.7) requires to ...
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Aleph One compilation error

Whenever I try to compile AlephOne from source (as that's the only way to do it), I come across this error: SDL_ffmpeg.c:1304:54: error: ‘struct AVStream’ has no member named ‘r_frame_rate’ ...
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WMV files not playing anymore with VLC nor with Video application in 14.04

For an unknown reason, my WMV files are not played with VLC nor with Video application. VLC or Video application start but disappear instantly. All those WMV files were readable PERFECTLY via VLC ...
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Avconv doesn't convert .MKV to .MP4 no errors output file 0KB

I understand that this is SIMILAR to questions asked before and using those posts I have actually got the file process going however when it finishes (with out errors mind you) the .mp4 is a 0KB file ...
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Merge multiple webm files using avconv

I have multiple webm files in one location, say as inside video folder. I have ubuntu system. I want to merge all my web.m files in one output.wem file. I have read about ffmpeg, but when I tried ...
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One liner ffmpeg (or other) to get only resolution?

I'm not really well versed in the command line so hopefully this isn't too stupid of a question. If I run: ffmpeg -i videofile.avi I get an output such as this: ffmpeg version ...
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avformat package seems to have outdated headers

I have libavformat56 and libavformat-dev installed on my machine. I'm building some source right now which uses the libavformat.h header. The source (nameply the Pangolin library by Steven Lovegrove) ...
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Ffmpeg 2.5.2 executable not replacing existing version

I'm trying to upgrade my ffmpeg from 0.10 to the latest (2.5.2). I performed the upgrade yesterday on a different Ubuntu 13.10 machine and it worked perfectly, so I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I ...
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VLC unable to play wmv

I recently installed ffmpeg on Ubuntu 14.04 to do some video editing because avconv didn't have some options that I wanted or knew about. After installing ffmpeg, VLC seems to be unable to play wmv ...
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Ubuntu RTMP server output video over cvbs

I want to stream video from Adobe_Flash Media Live Encoder (FMLE) to an RTMP server (nginx, ffserver or crtmp) installed on a Cubieboard (cb2), and output that video stream over CVBS (RCA yellow, red, ...
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Error trying to convert .avi to .iso in DeVeDe - Conversion failed. It seems a bug of Mencoder

After a lot of Googling, I still cannot convert an avi to an iso. I tried to install ffmpeg from ppa https://launchpad.net/~jon-severinsson/+archive/ffmpeg and I changed in preferences "Encoder for ...
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mpd crashes on database update

Mpd (latest version from repositories, Ubuntu 14.10) crashes when refreshing the database. At first it crashed on every m4a file, even with the necessary libraries (libmad0) installed and up to date. ...
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VLC crashes on playing WMV after installing (and removing) FFmpeg

I have Xubuntu 14.04. I added the ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg repo and then installed ffmpeg and frei0r-plugins. After doing that VLC started crashing on playing WMV files. All WMV files cause it to ...