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FFMPG vs AVCONV: Has the CRF metric change?

I was planing to transcode a big library of old TV shows, 500GB of SD content. Since it is old, and I am not planing to store it like it is, but I just want to keep it mainly for the audio, I though ...
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How to compile FFmpeg with x265 support?

Today I found out that x265 is already present in ffmpeg so I compiled ffmpeg with this guide Sadly libx265 did not work on ubuntu, however on windows I tried the same thing with zeranoe ffmpeg ...
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how can I batch extract audio from mp4 files with ffmpeg without decompression (automatic audio codec detection)?

I have 228 mp4 files (2.6GB) and would like to extract audio from them (mp3 or ogg). I want to batch extract them - preferably with bash. I'm not sure if all files use the same audio codec as they ...
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How can I convert .mp4 files to .3gp using ffmpeg?

I would like to download a few videos from youtube and convert them to 3gp so that I can play them on my phone. I would like to know how this can be done using ffmpeg. I tried the various results on ...
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How can I convert an ogv file to mp4?

I created a screencast using recordmydesktop which produed a .ogv file. I believe this is an OGG file encoded using the Theora codec. I'm wondering, how can I convert this to MPEG4/H.264? I've tried ...
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How to install FFMPEG on Ubuntu aarch64

I need to install ffmpeg on Ubuntu aarch64 Architecture. I searched the web but all the guides are about how to install ffmpeg on other Ubuntu distros.
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Converting mp3 with avconv keeping folder structure

I Have a bunch (~31GB) of mp3 files encoded at 320kbps/cbr and I want to convert them all to mp3 320kbps/vbr keeping it's tags and folder structure but in another master path. I Would like to use ...
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Converting .mov files to .mp4 using ffmpeg

The conversion answers that I have seen on the web suggest using a -c option in the command line using ffmpeg. However using Ubuntu 14.04 the -c option does not exist in ffmpeg version SVN-r0.5.1-4:0....
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How do I use ffmpeg's -filter_complex

I am using FFmpeg version SVN-r0.5.9-4:0.5.9-0ubuntu0.10.04.3 and it doesn't allow me to use -filter_complex. It shows: ffmpeg: unrecognized option '-filter_complex' I want to overlay 2 videos, ...
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Re-encoding through FFMPEG

How do I run this command on splitting files, but with re-encoding to MP4 as shown in earlier post? And when splitting the file, how do I avoid hogging the system's resources (especially if it's a ...
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How to use FFmpeg Command for Reverse Video? [closed]

i am use to FFmpeg library in android for reverse video. I can dump images from video but how to reverse all images and make video. See this link that from i am use to library in my gradle.. Library ...
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Open broadcaster not installing

I'm trying to install Open Broadcaster: https://obsproject.com/download#linux but I'm getting these errors: The following packages have unmet dependencies: obs-studio : Depends: libavcodec-ffmpeg56 ...
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Recording Lenovo Easy Camera with ffmpeg - framerate too low

Does anybody have a glue why I can't get ffmpeg to record my webcam higher than 8 fps, with ffmpeg? I've tried Cheese and GUVCView, under various settings. GUVCView only records a still picture, and ...
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ffmpeg unable to record video with audio how to solve it?

ffmpeg unable to record video with audio how to solve it? $ ffmpeg -f oss -i /dev/audio -f x11grab -s 1280x1024 -r 3 -ab 11 -i :0.0 /tmp/out.mp4 ffmpeg version N-77455-g4707497 Copyright (c) 2000-...
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ffmpeg: command not found

I have ffmpeg installed in my Ubuntu 14.04 but when I tried to use it in terminal I got the following error, $ ffmpeg -i input.avs -an -vcodec rawvideo -y output.avi ffmpeg: command not found I ...
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Videos which are converted in Linux do not play in mobile browser

I used avconv and ffmpeg to convert video files, but these files after this process did not work on a mobile browser. They only work as well on VLC or any other browser of desktop (Linux or Windows). ...
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HTML5 DRM video won't play on Ubuntu 15.10 with latest Google-Chrome

I have three 15.10 systems with Google Chrome installed. Two play purchased Amazon movies just great. One gives me a "Digital Rights Error" tells me to enable Widevine and refer to error 7235. I ...
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Adaptive crf value in ffmpeg?

I use a crf value of 19 wich works, but some times the bit rate gets too high. Basically I want to know how to make ffmpeg try to keep the quality level at 19 but when the bit rate gets too high, ...
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How can I convert a 1080p wmv video to a 720p video?

I have a 1080p wmv video that I'd like to convert to a lower quality (preferably 720p) video. I would like to keep the audio intact. How can I accomplish this in Ubuntu?
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Add an audio file to and mkv video

I'm quite new to multimedia things, I'm trying to find a way to make nice screencasts, I've already been able to capture my desktop with ffmpeg: $ ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i hw:0,0 -f x11grab -r 30 -s $(...
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unable to download 480p format using youtube-dl

I'm trying to download 480p format youtube video using youtube-dl using youtube-dl -f 135+141 --prefer-ffmpeg <url> and i get the following error and it failed to mix audio and video ...
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Can a Zenity list display a string `--option`?

Is it possible to have a Zenity list-style menu show a code option like -r? I am trying to make a simple GUI for an FFMPEG bash script. This is just one prompt for selecting a framerate for a video. ...
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ffmpeg unkown libfaac ubuntu 14.04

I Have Installed ffmpeg 2.3 in Ubuntu 14.04 ffmpeg -i demo.mpg -acodec libfaac demo.mp4 ffmpeg version 2.3 Copyright (c) 2000-2014 the FFmpeg developers built on Aug 13 2014 22:15:33 with gcc 4.8 (...
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Upgrade already installed ffmpeg software on ubuntu server

I have ffmpeg version 2.2.5 installed on my server which is running on ubuntu. I want to update it to latest version and codecs/libraries. I have tried the following commands but they are not working....
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How to download an MP3 track from a YouTube video [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download a youtube video via terminal There are several Q&A threads that explain how to download youtube videos using the terminal. However, I would also like ...
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Extract partial streams ffmpeg

I am using ffmpeg last version (compiled from sources). And I have flv videos that are partially recorded from TV streams. These videos have proper video, and proper audio streams. But the subtitle ...
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How to convert .mkv file into .mp4 file losslessly?

I need to convert a video file from Matroska container into mp4 container. Matroska file contains one h.264 video track and one AC3 sound track. It should be possible to do this losslessly, but how to ...
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Restream from HDHomeRun with ffmpeg

I have an older HDHR-US that does not have any upnp services and requires a special library. I can use the library on my ubuntu 14.04 server to save the video stream. I can also output to a pipe. ...
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Unknown encoder 'libvo_aacenc'

I get this error when I try to convert an wmv to 3gp using this command: ffmpeg -y -i "inputvid.wmv" -vf scale=352:288 \ -f 3gp -vcodec h263 -r 15 -b:v 200k \ -acodec libvo_aacenc -ac 2 ...
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Multiple files as input to ffmpeg not found

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have compiled ffmpeg 2.8.4 from source with these options: ./configure --enable-gpl --enable-libass --enable-libfaac --enable-libfdk-aac --enable-libmp3lame --enable-...
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Streaming with FFMpeg: Splashscreen?

I've been experimenting with streaming via FFMpeg. I love how powerful it is! Currently I have it set up so that it streams my screen and adds an overlay for my webcam. Though, there is one thing that ...
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ProRes encoding and decoding?

Is there a way to encode/decode prores mov files (mostly decode)? I've been playing around with ffmpeg and mencoder/mplayer from the ubuntu repos, but they both report that it's an unknown codec. ...
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How to convert .ts file into main stream file losslessly?

I have a file that ends in .ts (e.g., here are the first 10 MB). I would like to convert it to a more main stream format (e.g., mp4, MPEG2-PS...), in a lossless way if possible (i.e., remuxing). I ...
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Cannot install bomi (CMPlayer) on Ubuntu 15.10

I was a fan of bomi player on ubuntu, but cannot install it on the latest version, anybody got a solution? usr@host: ~$ sudo apt-get install bomi [sudo] password for usr: Reading package lists... ...
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Error with ffmpeg since upgrade to 15.10

Like many of us I have been using AVCONV without major issues, however since 15.10 and the arrival of FFMPEG instead, I have errors in my scripts. This command has been used by me for a while to rip ...
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Hauppauge 610 Analog Video Capture Script or Command

I have Xubuntu 14.04. The camcorder I am using is the Sony CCD-TRV16 NTSC 180x Digital Zoom. I am using the Hauppauge 610 USB-Live 2 Analog Video Digitizer and Video Capture Device to convert 8mm ...
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FFMpeg permission denied error

I installed ffmpeg into /root/bin I followed this guide: https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/CompilationGuide/Ubuntu I now want a non admin to access it. I created a symbolic link in /usr/local/bin now if ...
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Fastest way to convert videos (batch or single)?

I know there are a lot of questions about video encoders around here, but my question is more about workflow/efficiency. For my day job, I need to convert videos, frequently, from many random formats ...
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Batch convert H.265 mkv to H.264 with ffmpeg to make files compatible for re-encoding

I have H.265 encoded files that are so resource intensive they don't play well and my conversion software (mencoder) doesn't (currently) support the H.265 format. Can I convert them to H.264 in a ...
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Remove dead pixel from video material (not screen)

My camera recently ran through some trouble and now my sensor chip has four dead pixels, spread across the screen. (Yes, it's actually the censor, I've quadruple checked. It's not the screen.) So ...
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How to use Ffmpeg to convert wma to mp3 recursively, importing from txt file?

I tried different options from forums, but most of them are out of date (ffmpeg tells me about it, like with -sameq option). Im trying to understand the docs, but I can't. I want to know how to ...
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How to Convert mulfiple files using ffmpeg

I need to convert 1000 files from .flv to mp4. I organized 10 folders with 100 items each. I have been using the following command in each file: Root@root:~/1/2/3/4$ ffmpeg -i 1.flv -codec copy 1....
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Chromium will not start - libffmpeg problem

When starting chromium-browser from terminal I get: /usr/lib/chromium-browser/chromium-browser: error while loading shared libraries: libffmpeg.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Does avconv have an equivalent complex filter for ffmpeg's adelay?

I have a working ffmpeg command to combine an audio/video file with an audio file, and I am now trying to perform the same operation using avconv on Ubuntu 14.04. My ffmpeg command requires the use of ...
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How do i transcode all files in a directory with ffmpeg

I am wanting to make a script to transcode all the lossless files from my camera to 3mb/s and change the codec to h.264. I found a command that will export the files as one big file but i want ...
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how to export editet video from open shot?

i want to export a edited video from open shot. the preview is shown the wanted condition, but after export i got no motion pictures .. just sound. i want to archive that video on hard disk and put it ...
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uknown video format

I have recorded video using my new tv the outputfile is somwthing like record.ts which neither vlc or mplayer couldn't open that file. I tried to get the file info so: ffmpeg -i record.ts gives: ...
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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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ffmpeg on lubuntu 14.04 armhf

How can I get a modern ffmpeg version on a lubuntu 14.04 armhf device? I know, that (l)ubuntu 14.04 just supporting livav and i came back on 15.04. But: lubuntu 15.04 isn't working on my armhf device....