Questions related to playing or editing video on the Raspberry Pi, both in SD and HD.

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Playing a video using VLC

I have a model B Pi and have installed the newest version of VLC. When I try to play a ten-second video file (.avi format) the VLC window opens with the orange logo then after few seconds it turns all ...
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Can't play particular AVI files

My raspberry pi is playing most things from the network fine, but it won't play the following, no errors but just leaves me on the menu. I've done some research and it's h264 and only Main@L3.0.. so ...
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No video output on HDMI or AV

It is a bit confusing because my PI works perfectly weeks ago. But on day, it was not in my network anymore and it seems that my PI is not working anymore. I connected everything correctly, but there ...
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Raspberry PI camera module

This might seem like a strange question, but does anyone knows any reason for the camera driver not be implemented as a SoC camera driver? For those not familiar with it this is a framework that ...
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Toggle beween my rasperry pi and my tv [closed]

I have my HDMI cable from my Raspberry Pi to video1 of my receiver and my other HDMI cable in the satellite HDMI slot. I would like to toggle between the two so I can watch tv and buffer something ...
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Video feed on wifi network using motion on Raspberry pi

I have connected a USB wifi dongle to the Raspberry pi. It is configured as a wifi access point and has been given a static ip address by me. Now in my laptop I see a wifi connection as PI_AP, i ...
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Something wrong with recording video and merging audio and video by using FFmpeg

At the beginning, I have to admit that I am a newbie in FFmpeg and also raspbian. Unfortunately, I need to solve this problem as soon as possible. I tried to record videos on my Raspberry PI by ...
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Send camera image to cloud for more open streaming?

What I'm looking for: I have a Pi with a Pi-Cam. I want to be able to plug it in at work, or in a hotel room and have it upload what its seeing to a server that I can then connect to from anywhere. ...
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Use OpenCV with Raspberry Pi camera board?

Can someone point me to a tutorial about how to integrate open-CV and the Raspberry Pi camera board? I've tried many guides, but none have worked. Thanks in advance
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control omxplayer seeking with frame precision

I'd like to control omxplayer seeking with frame precision from an existing instance with python. I have seen this that I think is the way to go: open via python subprocess an instance, have a ...
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Raspbian + XBMC YouTube will not play

XBMC will not play some YouTube HD videos properly. As far as I can tell it works for SD videos. I already tried adding start_x=1 to the /boot/config.txt file, as this seems to have helped some ...
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Watch YouTube in Browser with Raspbian

What is the easiest way to watch YouTube in a web browser when using Raspbian? I tried using something called PiVid with Chromium, but videos never played (despite it otherwise working as described ...
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omxplayer: Wrong video definition and video speed

I have successfully managed to stream a video from a linux server to my rasp using multicast: linux-server avconv -i video.mov -c:v libx264 -f mpegts udp://224.0.0.100:1234 raspberry-clients ...
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Boot using correct display setup

I have my pi plugged into a power strip with my TV. The pi starts up ~10secs before the TV. As a result, I put hdmi_force_hotplug=1 into config.txt. Now, if I power up my pi normally by switching on ...
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OMXplayer problem from UDP

I'm streaming a video from a linux pc, with avconv: avconv -re -i video.mov -c:v libx264 -f mpegts udp://raspIP:1234 And from my rasp I'm trying to view this video omxplayer -i udp://linuxIP:1234 ...
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Raspbmc: Certain videos show only black screen

I've got a few videos that show only a black screen when I try to play them through raspbmc. They are in h264 format (one is in avi container, the other in mkv), and I can play them successfully ...
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Can i use Video and HDMI output at the same time?

i've got my raspbery pi to work as a torrentbox and mediacenter AIO. But now my question can i hook up the HDMI to my beamer and the RCA output to my tv? I guessing i cannot since its an analog ...
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Can I use the composite video connecor to send video INTO the Raspberry PI?

I am looking to convert video from an analogue surveillance camera (w. BNC connector) into a digital format using a Raspberry PI. I was wondering first if the composite video connector would allow me ...
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Send video via Bluetooth to an Android. Android to capture photos

I want to send video via blue tooth on start up to my android. I will use the android to capture photos / screen shots of the video. 1. This will be used out in the field, under homes and in attics ...
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System for determining occupied seats

I need an app that can do live monitoring of whether each seat in an auditorium is occupied, so visitors can load the app and see where to sit. The auditorium has a relatively flat ceiling 4m ...
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Start USB webcam streaming on sensed motion

As I am pretty new in Python and the Raspberry Pi. I would like to do something like the "motion" program does and detect motion on a USB webcam. This should then trigger a video stream on the HDMI ...
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omxplayer rtsp stream over composite output

I only manage my pi over ssh. Finally I successfully tested a rtsp stream over hdmi with: sudo omxplayer -o hdmi rtsp://<ip-address>/<streamname>/ How can I play a video or a stream ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as video test pattern generator

I would like to use a Raspberry Pi to generate test patterns in the composite output (for adjusting TVs, VCRs etc). I think the most convenient way would be to control it using ssh (as I may not be ...
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OMXPlayer Audio Out of Sync with Video

I have a RPi and I'm trying to play a full 1080p HD video @ 60fps. The audio is a few seconds ahead of the video. Is there any way to get the video to maybe drop frames? And I'm using a 256MB model, ...
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Youtube TV Client

Youtube TV is a simplified version of Youtube optimized for HTML5 and big screens. The videos are served HTML5-compiant (no Flash needed). Is there a way to used the Pi as a youtube TV client, ...
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Making shell_exec work the way sh does with omxplayer

I have apache2, php5 installed. I'm trying to execute the next code in my php script chdir('/var/www/'); shell_exec('/usr/bin/omxplayer -o hdmi "'.$file_name.'" < omfifo &'); shell_exec('echo ...
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How do I create command line menu in Debian with a Raspberry Pi?

I have built a video wall out of raspberry pis and I am trying to create a menu in the command line for the master pi to select a video to play. Whats the easiest way to do that?
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Slow frame rate when playing video in Pygame

I've been doing some project on playing the videos and could use the button to change the movies selection. I ended up using pygame but the things are when the video has the resolution more than ...
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yt youtube viewer for other services

I am using yt to view youtube videos from a headless pi (set up using these directions: http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=8157)-- it works pretty well. However, the backend of ...
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Stream videos wirelessly from PC to Pi to TV?

I have a collection of movies (Please note: Mostly 1080p) on my external hard disk drive. This drive is attached to my PC (Mac). The external hard disk also contains some important work files, hence I ...
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NOOBS shows black screen unless I switch to to another video setting and then back to HDMI

When I first boot my Raspberry Pi into NOOBS, I get a blank screen until I push keys 3 or 4 and then select 1, switching it to HDMI again. Then, it works fine and I can install Raspbian, but after I ...
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Play videos with OMXPlayer while downloading them [closed]

I am trying to watch videos with omxplayer while i'm downloading them but they always stop playing after a while. It looks like omxplayer ignores everything that was downloaded after it was started. ...
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Show *modified* video from camera on screen

There are many tutorials how to show video from camera on screen (like this one). I need to modify video stream with simple but custom filter. Stream may be low-res, so CPU should have enough juice. ...
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Resuming playback on XBMC only seems to work from a certain point onwards

I've noticed that when I stop a video near the beginning, it sometimes doesn't let you resume playback if you've stopped a video within a certain time period, but I can't seem to find any setting that ...
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Why does downloading additional subtitles using the XBMC Subtitles add-on cause the subtitles not to work anymore? (XBMC/Raspbmc)

Occasionally when I play a video that already has subtitles, I find that they're out of sync and so I search for and download subtitles using the XBMC Subtitles add-on. However when I do, I find that ...
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How do I install libfaac-dev on Raspi?

I have been at this for so long that no one short of John Skeet can tell me to RTFM. I am trying to install VLC as per this answer and these instructions, but that installation requires several (read ...
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OpenELEC plays only the audio but not video for certain avi files

I have played other avi files on OpenELEC with success, but when I try playing certain ones, the video doesn't play - all I can hear is the sound playing in the background of the folder explorer. I ...
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Subtitles embedding on video files, without re-encoding needed

I'm looking for a lightweight way to embed subtitles on my videos, in order to view them on video players such as embedded players on TVs or consoles, not supporting external subtitles loading such as ...
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On Boot: Random colors flashing in jagged formation then nothing

I am using Raspbian 2013-07-26 and I have been having a lot of trouble with my Pi lately (cheap SD card I'm thinking, lots of corrupt stuff). Anyways, when I try to boot it I get this on the screen ...
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OMXPlayer, is there error message?

I m building a media center based on omxplayer What I wish to know is if the omxplayer send any message when it encounter a problem in a file. I know it make a log file, but it bother me to have to ...
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What is the easiest way to fade video on the Pi? [closed]

I am looking for the simplest way to do alpha fading between two video channels and control it with physical buttons. I am comfortable with Python (but I can also do some C++ and Bash scripting). I ...
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How to encode DVDs using the Raspberry Pi

I've got a bunch of old DVDs I want to encode and put on my NAS as AVI. I'd like to use my Raspberry Pi Model B for the encoding as I won't miss it if it's out of action for hours/ days/ weeks. In ...
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Creating an HDMI Pass-Through Connection

I would be very interested to know if anyone on here might be able to provide some insights into the feasibility and/or proper approach to add a HDMI input to the Raspberry Pi in an effort to allow ...
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How to access raw video data from CSI camera?

I'm developing an augmented reality sort of app for the Pi, but I need access to the video data (pixel data) to tweak things programmatically from a C program, then display the modified frames. How ...
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I would like to play 3 different video clips selected by 3 different hard-wired buttons [closed]

I have a little project where there are 3 buttons and one display. A video clip (around 5 mins) will play all the time (looping) until one of 3 hard-wired buttons are pressed, when one of 3 video ...
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What kind of data rate can I expect from the Raspberry Pi's MPEG Hardware codec?

What kind of data rate can I expect the hardware coded to decode smoothly? While playing a video on VLC Player, I can choose Tools > Media Information > Statistics Tab Here I can see the bit ...
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How can Raspberry Pi output a HD stream? How is graphic processing handled in Linux and Raspberry Pi 's hardware? [closed]

Raspberry Pi has something less than decent hardware and is still able to output an HD stream (that's what I have read, correct me if I am wrong). A 700 MHz ARM processor, a not-so-great GPU, but ...
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RaspBMC plays some avi files but not others

I have a Pi version A (256MB), running RaspBMC (I guess the latest version as I only created the SD a month or so ago). When I try to play some AVI files I have no problems adn everything works fine. ...
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uvccapture error

When I run this: uvccapture -S80 -B80 -C80 -G80 -x800 -y600 I get this error: Unable to set format: 5. Init v4L2 failed !! exit fatal What can I do to solve this problem?
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Video (XBMC) on a Raspberry Pi - Passthrough output

I'm interesting in running OpenELEC on a Raspberry PI as it would be a cheap XBMC solution. The OpenELEC Raspberry PI/FAQ notes: The RPi cannot decode DTS and AC3 because of the overhead, it is ...