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Convert windows batch to linux

I need help getting the following command line(used on windows) to work on linux(debian) for %%a in (*.mkv) do mkvmerge -o "output\%%~a" --subtitle-tracks ara --default-track 3 "%%~a&...
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ffmpeg "Error initializing bitstream filter: h264_mp4toannexb"

I'm trying to combine two mp4 files using ffmpeg. As per the (rather abstruse) documentation, the following code should combine the files: ffmpeg -i input1.mp4 -c copy -bsf:v h264_mp4toannexb -f ...
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Cannot Play m2ts Files with VLC

I am trying to play and edit some m2ts files. MPV plays them fine, but VLC only play audio. Same thing with Davinci Resolve. M2TS is audio only. I think I am probably missing some dependencies or ...
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How can I reencode a video's audio when it was recorded in stereo with a mono source?

I have a video that I recorded with an interface using an XLR microphone (mono). The video recording software (Simple Screen Recorder), and my PulseAudio all saw that as a stereo source. Now I have a ...
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Which video editor for Linux has the video speed control effect?

I have so far tried Pitivi and Shotcut, but neither of these seem to have this effect, by which one could speed up or slow down certain segments of a video. Also, Shotcut doesn't even work very well ...
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How to use HiDPI mode / scaling in Shotcut?

How to increase UI size, density, font size, and UI scaling to HiDPI mode in Shotcut (using QT) open source editing program?
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ffmpeg video rotation problem

I have a video clip recorded by a smartphone vertically, and I'm trying to rotate it 90 degrees clockwise using the usual ffmpeg command (because some players fail to read the EXIF rotation data and ...
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Combine 2 videos into 1 seamless video

I have 2 videos - a first chunk and a second chunk - from the same project (I had export problems.) These two chunks have some overlap. But I need to combine these two chunks so that when the first ...
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ffmpeg: extract audio only from a media file using the best presets (2.0)

I was reading Cut part from video file from start position to end position with FFmpeg a few days back and I tried the following and it worked. While the video part was good, I am not sure if the ...
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Cut dvbsub from MPEG-TS with ffmpeg

I have a bunch of MPEG-TS files, originally created by a hardware TV-recorder. ffprobe lists their content like so: Input #0, mpegts, from 'recording.ts': Duration: 02:14:57.67, start: 87544.254878,...
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Using ffmpeg to Compressed a Two Frame Video

I'm trying to use Ubuntu Linux 19.04 to convert an OpenShot video into a more efficient file-size. The video only contains two still images, and 20 minutes of audio, but for each file-type I save-as, ...
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How can I stream my desktop/screen to /dev/video1 as a (fake) "webcam" on Linux?

I have two commands, one that lets me record my screen to an AVI video file, and another which lets me stream a video file as a (fake) "webcam". This is really useful in apps that doesn't support ...
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Random lines during screen recording playback

Every time I record or screencast my desktop, once I play it back I get random lines appearing now and then, no matter what media player I use. They're either black or they show fragments of my ...
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What does (($count+1)) do in this script?

Can anyone tell me what the purpose/action is of this area right here circled in neon green color? I would like to know its purpose in terms of what it does in a script. while IꓝS= read -r line; do ...
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How to modify blended video durations with a -filter_complex command argument in ffmpeg

Building off the solution provided in this thread, I'd like to know how to make simple modifications to a complex command argument which uses ffmpeg to interweave two videos by dissolving them into ...
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How to stream a local video to webcam using ffmpeg?

I have a local video and I want to stream it to a dummy webcam video device from v4l2loopback. I created the dummy device at /dev/video1. How to use ffmpeg to steam that local video trial_video.mp4 to ...
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Partially replace video stream while preserving audio stream

Consider a video file with one video and one audio stream. I want to replace the video stream partially while preserving the original audio stream. With partially I mean to replace certain seconds ...
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trim video files via audio track information

Is there a way to pass a folder of .mp4 files and trim them by audio track? Say the first 20 seconds has no loud audio and the last 20 seconds has no loud audio, is there a way to remove the first and ...
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trim and fade in/out video and audio with avconv (or different tool)

I'm using avconv for trimming and converting videos. Let's say I want to drop the first 7 and last 2.5 seconds of the video stream and one audio stream of an one-hour mts file: avconv -i input.mts -...
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adobe premiere elements 12

My MS Win8.1 got corrupted on a Dell M4500. I would love to just run linux on the new SSD I installed and not pay MS another dime for Win10 pro. But I need Adobe Premiere Elements (linux editors don'...
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Hardware accelerated h.264 transcoding on i.MX6

Preface: I have a lot of .mts video recordings (mainly 576 to 720 lines) I need to cut and transcode to lower bitrate h.264. Nowadays I do this on with an all-in-one tool on my 2009 Core2Duo MacBook, ...
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Incorrect scene change detection with avconv

According to this article I used successfully the command $ ffmpeg -vf "select='eq(pict_type,I)'" -i somevideo.mp4 -vsync 0 -f image2 /tmp/thumbnails-%02d.jpg I tried the second command: $ ffmpeg -...
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How to trim an audio/video file from start and end in Ubuntu 16.04?

I've an audio and a video file, both of 3 hrs duration. I want to remove 1st 5 minutes from the beginning and last 10 minutes from the end. How to achieve this?
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FFMPEG glue MPEG TS

I have movie split in many parts with duration 10-30 seconds. All movies are MPEG TS files. I want to merge them. I try to make following: ffmpeg -f concat -i join.txt OUTPUT.TS and ffmpeg -i "...
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How can I remove the audio track of a media that I import into a Pitivi project?

Rather than changing the volume of the layer to zero, is there a way to delete the audio track from the layer altogether? The version of Pitivi I'm using is 0.95.
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correctly splitting an avi file

I'm trying to split an avi file as follows. avconv -i file.avi -vcodec copy -acodec copy -ss 0 -t 10 out.avi and this works (It creates a chunk with first 10 seconds of the video). The problem is ...
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ffmpeg output.mp4 with size 0

I have a video upload script in php where I exec the following command: exec("/usr/bin/ffmpeg -i ".$folder."/".$filenameIn.".mp4 ".$folder."/".$filenameOut.".flv 2>&1", $output); And the ...
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How to split and join without transcoding AVC/MPEG-TS video files?

I have two recorded video files with the extension .mts. I need to remove some part of the first, split the second, and then merge the first file with the first (split) part of the second file. They ...
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Editor for altering the soundtrack to a movie

I have a movie that i'd like to "cuff", ie reverse a few swear words which crop up in it, to make it a bit more family friendly. Can anyone recommend a good free video editor tool for this? I don't ...
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Convert files from .iso using Linux

I have a number of .iso video files 4.7GB is size. I'd like to convert them to perhaps .avi or .mpg4 format to reduce the size and for playing on equipment that likes files not DVDs. Running Linux ...
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YAD and Zenity - Input Start/Stop Times to Trim Video

I have a bash script and a php script that function in concert to trim audio/video files using start/stop times. PHP script: <?php // Create datetime objcects $dt1 = new DateTime($argv[1]); $dt2 ...
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FFMPEG - Interpolate frames or add motion blur

I just watched the trailer for the hobbit, and a trailer for the avengers which both feature an increased framerate. A lot of the comments state that this isn't "true" 60fps since it was not shot at ...
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Mixing audio tracks in a video file in Linux

I have a video file that has two audio tracks. The first one is background music and the other one is commentary. I want to merge those tracks together. This is the media information I got from ...
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Kino error:WARNING: dv1394 kernel module not loaded or failure to read/write /dev/raw1394 on Fedora 20, dvgrab works

I want to import and work with my dv's which are from a SONY DCR-PC101E camcorder, I've installed alot of Video editing software on one of my systems, namely my Fedora 20 running on an old HP with ...
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Installing Kino fails with missing file linux/videodev.h

I'm running into a brick wall here, I'm getting an error on the command: make in installing Kino(Video Editing Software(Dead Project)). Here is the error: make[3]: Leaving directory `/opt/kino-1.3....
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Building Kino fails at a module, complaining that it's missing, but it's already installed? [duplicate]

My system is Fedora 20 KDE x86_64, and here is the "in question" missing module: [root@hostname kino-1.3.4]# yum list libdv Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, refresh-packagekit Loading mirror ...
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Kdenlive complaining about a module missing that is already installed

I'm importing my mini-dv tapes to my computer system, and I installed Kdenlive, and wanted to try it for the task. But it's complaining about a missing module that is already installed. Is this ...
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FFmpeg - Split video multiple parts

I read the following thread, and the solution works if I want to split a video into pieces every two minutes: Split video file into pieces with ffmpeg The problem is that I want to split a video into ...
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Cutting an AV file (MP4)

I have tried using openshot, pitivi, kdenlive, videolan to cut an audio/video file but they all seem to freeze. So I am now trying to use the following command: avconv -i input.MP4 -vcodec copy -...
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Quicktime-like video trimming in Linux? [closed]

One thing I loved about Quicktime 10 in Mac OS X (despite all its other shortcomings) was the ability to very easily trim a video file. I.e., I open the video in Quicktime drag two sliders to indicate ...
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How to fix kdenlive crashes on Ubuntu 13.10 during scene finding

I am new to the video editing software kdenlive and tried to use it to edit a large avi`` file. I added theaviclip and started a job to find the scenes in this avi. Halfway through the clip (after 30 ...
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How to rotate video?

I have many videos taken from Nokia N73 that are getting played on my laptop (after transferring from phone to laptop) horizontally. How to make them play vertically. I have read this link. but the ...
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Linux display server or program that can route video and/or images between its clients?

The JACK Audio Connection Kit (http://jackaudio.org/) is a really useful tool for working with audio on linux systems. It allows for both audio and MIDI data to be communicated between its clients, ...
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Anyone gotten the switch '-segment_times' working with ffmpeg?

While searching through U&L I noticed a fair amount of questions asking how to script the generation of ffmpeg command lines like these: ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -ss 00:00:00 -t 00:10:00 -c copy 01....
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What video editing applications are available in Linux?

Please recommend me a video editor. I am looking for a GUI application. I haven't done any video editing recently so I do not know what the possibilities are. Using a Linux only software is fine ...
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Are there any alternatives to Media Lovin' Toolkit (MLT)?

I'm looking for command-line Linux tools for creating video slideshows from images and video clips. I would also like to implement a variety of transitions and effects. So far, Media Lovin' Toolkit (...
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Looking for the professional video editing tool

No this is not a poll. I guess you have to admit that gimp is the picture editing tool for linux. Well i am lookin for the video editing tool for linux. Is there one?
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Chromakey -video-editing in Unix?

My friends are recommending me to use OSx for video-editing but trying to use old good OSs such as Debian and Ubuntu. How can I do chromakey -video-editing in some Unix or Linux?
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Where is avisplit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find out which (not installed) package a file belongs to? I usually used avisplit command to split avi files. I noticed that I should install the package transcode. $ ...
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How to splice sections of a video with avconv?

I have figured out so far that you can cut a section from a video with avconv with a command like this (cuts from 1:00-3:00): avconv -ss 00:01:00 -i "input.avi" -t 00:02:00 -c:v libx264 -crf 23 "...
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