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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to simply convert video files (i.e.: MKV to MP4)? [duplicate]

I simply want to convert files, any format to any format (at the moment, I need to convert MKV to MP4-h264), without losing quality. I don't want to resize (scale) the video, I don't want to change ...
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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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avconv version and youtube-dl

I have youtube-dl version 2015.07.04. While downloading a video, I see this message: Your copy of avconv is outdated and unable to properly mux separate video and audio files, youtube-dl will ...
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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 ...
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How to convert rmvb to mp4? (or, why ffmpeg doesn't work?)

I'm trying to use this script to convert an rmvb video to mp4, but I'm having problems with the ffmpeg. In apt-get there's only ffmpeg0 and ffmpeg-dev, I installed both, but the script doesn't work, ...
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Switch out audio and video

I downloaded a movie in beautiful HD. Unfortunately, the sound is broken. I then downloaded a different copy in low res, but with an intact soundtrack. How can I use ffmpeg to take the sound from the ...
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Trying to merge .avi videos with mencoder

I started by using the suggestions found at this link: How to join video files from terminal? It worked for the first 6 times that I tried to merge a group of small .avi files into one larger file. ...
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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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how to convert avi (xvid) to mkv or mp4 (h264)

Very noob when it comes to video. I'm trying to make sense of what I"m finding via Google... but its mostly Greek to me. I have a bunch of Avi files that won't play in my WD TV Play box. Mediainfo ...
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Multi-Core Encoding with VP9 FFmpeg

I want to start using the WebM format and the VP9 codec for my YouTube videos. I know that with good compression comes slow speed, but FFmpeg only uses 1 of my 8 cores. I've tried using -threads 8 in ...
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Error: libavutil/x86/asm.h header is required for shared FFmpeg when compiling MPlayer

When I tried to compile it , it gives me the above error. I tried building the dependencies but it still does not work. The error message is as shown: Checking for QuickTime codecs ... yes Checking ...
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How to convert flv to mp3 on ubuntu 14 without ffmpeg

And how to do any convertions in Ubuntu 14 if there is no ffmpeg anymore? When I last use it prev version I had warning to use different tool but I don't remember what it was.
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mp4 to mpeg TS 2

I want to convert mp4 video to mpeg Ts2. What's the best way to do it and preserve HD quality? Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from 'How to Get the Newest Smartphones from AT&T - YouTube.mp4': ...
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How can I convert .264 file to .mp4

I want to convert an elementary stream(.264) to container format(.mp4). Can someone please help me on this? How can I use ffmpeg to do this task? What are all the other methods that could accomplish ...
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How to use ffmpeg to convert ape to mp3?

I am trying to use ffmpeg on ubuntu 13.10 to convert AP3 to MP3? I installed ffmpeg, but I get this error when I use it. Please tell me how can I fix it? $ ffmpeg -i CD1_Age_0-3_Baby.ape ...
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Clementine won't play .wma, with “Your GStreamer installation is missing a plugin” error

Here's a screenshot: It displays messages like: "Clementine stopped." or displays songs that are not playing, and indicator icon is disappearing and reappearing. Does this happens only to me, or is ...
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ffmpeg over https fails

If I feed url with http, such as this: ffmpeg -i http://vjs.zencdn.net/v/oceans.mp4 videojs.mp4 It works perfectly. However, when I feed url with https, such as this: ffmpeg -i ...