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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....
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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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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 https://s3-us-west-...
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Blu-ray player?

I'd like to play bluray discs in my laptop. I found the official documentation, and there it's explained that one should use mplayer and ffmpeg. Looking at the repositories, there exist two different ...
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How to install ffmpeg on Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit)? [duplicate]

When I try: sudo apt-get install ffmpeg I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package ffmpeg is not available, but is referred to ...
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Unable to install OBS and I get the following Error [duplicate]

User@User-Aspire-5333:~$ sudo apt-get install ffmpeg Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ffmpeg is already the newest version. The following ...
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Help with MKV to MP4 Remux script

Overview: I'm trying to remux my mostly MKV library to MP4. I have a script that has gone through and extracted subtitles from the video files. I have another script that will remux any .mkv files ...
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Red warning triangle in top bar [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/kirillshkrogalev/ffmpeg-next/ubuntu/dists/vivid/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found , W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/kirillshkrogalev/...
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Capturing ONLY desktop audio with ffmpeg

I want to know how can I only capture desktop audio (means no mic!). I am using this command: $ ffmpeg -f x11grab -s 1360x768 -r 30 -i :0.0 -preset ultrafast ~/Videos/out.mp4 ffmpeg version 2.4.3-...
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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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Programatic Video Conversion using ffmpeg and Ubuntu Server

I have a shiny new server that I bought to get to know Ubuntu Server. For my first project I would like to use Samba, ShelScript, and FFMPEG to convert video. Optimally I would like to be able to ...
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Lower sound volume after encoding with FFMPEG

I am encoding about 350GB of my video files to H.265 format (for efficient file size) using FFMPEG with this command: IFS=$'\n'; for video in *; do ffmpeg -i $video -c:a copy -c:v libx265 $video.mp4; ...
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Incorrect duration time in Audacious or any musical player when convert with ffmpeg or avconv

I have one strange problem which I can't figure out and it really drives me crazy. I was searching from a long time for this, but didn't find any adequate answers. It is about the time duration of ...
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How to convert flv file(s) to mp3 from PCManFM's (Open with) context menu?

Opening a terminal in a folder that contains a flv file called "one" (one.flv) and running this command: ffmpeg -i one.flv one.mp3 the flv file is converted to mp3 with the same name and in the same ...
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Is it possible to do a lossless conversion from m4v to webm?

I have several m4v files, which I need to convert to webm. I am using ffmpeg for doing so and have used commands such as: ffmpeg -i myfiletoconvert.m4v output.webm The conversion works fine, and ...
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avconv: Saving MP4 Process Hangs

not entirely sure if I should post this on askubuntu or stackoverflow. I'm setting up a website where users can upload videos and share them. I'm using avconv to reduce the video size and save it ...
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How to do screencasting (desktop recording) with high quality audio and video?

I have googled around and found all the usual solutions. None of them work for me. First of all, I want to make high quality recordings. Second, I use JACK audio (PulseAudio is completely uninstalled.)...
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Why video played by VLC media player are blurred compared to MPV media player?

Image 1 is VLC media player image and Image 2 is MPV media player image respectively. Details as follows: Video Details: Format: x264 1080p .mkv File size: 10.5 GB VLC media player ...
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How to install a newer version of libav than what is in the repos

I'm currently running debian 7 wheezy, but the package management system is the same as ubuntu so I thought I'd ask here. I'm trying to install at least version 9.x of libav. The current version in ...
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Edit mp4 container contents with ffmpeg? NOT convert container

Hey most people ask how to get from one container to another one but I want it the other way around: I have a mp4-like container with a few audio streams that I want to get replaced by my own audio ...
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Remove Audio Streams of videos - recursively without converting audio or video with FFMPEG

Lets say for example you have a season of a TV show, the best encode you can find, but it has multiple audio streams, that you don't need. You don't want to re-encode and loose video/audio quality and ...
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Joining MP3's via commandline with background track

I'm already taking advatage of two command line utilities. I'm using ffmpeg to convert m4a to mp3, and then I'm combining a few mp3's into one large one using mp3wrap. The resulting file is something ...
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Stop the recording after some period of time

I have a device that recording the video using the webcam with ffmpeg. It is working great, when the recording is started I am getting the USR1 signal. And after stoping the recording we receive the ...
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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 http://superuser.com/questions/...