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

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Audio and Video Recoding over RPi Zero suggestions

I want to record both audio and video to my local using rpi zero. I've been struggling with this for a long time and at the end of the day there are 2 different problems that I can't solve for 2 ...
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Enable hardware video decoding in VLC on Raspberry Pi OS Bullseye

As the title says: How can I enable hardware video decoding in VLC (or other player) in Raspberry Pi OS Bullseye? I'm on a Raspberry Pi 3B+. Video playback in OSMC is smooth but in Raspberry Pi OS it ...
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Optimizing the pi for digital signage or Video playback

I want to use my raspberrys as a digital signage device. They show some Videos via google chrome but sometimes the videos don't run until the end but skip to the next video. I am using this wordpress ...
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How to create symbolic link for pi-camera module?

I have a RPi4 with a USB camers and pi-camera module but the /dev/video[id] changes on reboot. I want to create a symbolic link for pi camera module and USB camera. But the udev rules: https://...
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Playing video programmatically

How to play a video triggered by an external event (e.g. button push)? Previously, one could use omxplayer and DBUS but apparently that is not longer an option on Pi 4 and newer systems. From what I ...
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Amazon Prime Video totally freezes/crashes Raspberry Pi 4 in Chromium

Since the Widevine support is available for Raspbian I'm able to watch Netflix and Amazon Prime Video on the Raspberry Pi just using the Chromium Browser. I have, however, a strange behaviour when ...
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best video format for rasberry pi 4

I want to show videos via Chromium with the Raspberry Pi (Kiosk App for a school) and want to know which Video format is best for this use case. I did some research and h264 format should be best but ...
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Does Kodi 19 "matrix" support hardware acceleration for Raspberry pi?

I have a raspberry pi 4 (8 gb) model overclocked to 2Ghz, and I want to run Kodi on top of Kali. I have it set up with version 19, but there is clearly no hardware acceleration, (indicated by choppy ...
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Slight Flickering Black Stripes on Multimedia Projector attached to Raspberry PI 4

I'm running into the problem that there are Slight Flickering Black Stripes on the Multimedia Projector that I'd like to attached to a Raspberry PI 4 (as you can see on the image below) Does anyone ...
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Unable to play HD video using vlc

I buid an image for Raspberry pi 3b+ using yocto project. While building it I have used VLC instead of OMXplayer for playing videos, and enabled the hardware acceleration using --enable-omxil --...
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H264 video input with streaming and recording

I want to connect a camera which outputs raw H264 via USB to an RPi4, I want to stream the video to a remote PC (Win10). I was advised that using H264 input would reduce the conversion overhead on the ...
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WARN:0 global /tmp/pip-wheel-2c57.../opencv/.../cap_v4l.cpp (890) open VIDEOIO(V4L2:/dev/video0): can't open camera by index

When switching from the legacy camera stack under Raspberry Pi OS with debian 10 to the new libcamera camera stack (in Raspberry Pi OS with debian 11 it is standard), I cannot use OpenCV any longer. ...
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pause raspberry pi 4 taking input from MFRC522 while the video is playing

The cards have video file names written to them. When a card is placed on the MFRC522 sensor, the video is played. Now, I am unable to figure out how to stop or pause the raspberry PI from taking the ...
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Boots correctly but says "No HDMI signal" after finishing kernel boot logs

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B (8GB), I have flashed the latest version of Raspbian into a USB flash drive and I boot it from there. I've had no problems so far. Today I restarted it after about 2-3 ...
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Add a wIfi antenna on a Rapsberry Pi deployed underwater [closed]

I have Raspberry Pi in a pressure case that is deployed on the ocean floor and is collecting video. I would like to be able to communicate with the Pi from the surface without having to retrieve the ...
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Wifi/Bluetooth camera with Raspberry pi

I made a drone with Raspberry pi using Wifi module. I have a broken android phone, I want to add it's camera in the drone. How to do it ?
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MPEG-2/VC-1 Software Transcode vs Hard+Soft Decode+Encode

Is it better to directly transcode MPEG-2 (or VC-1) video into a different format (let's say h.264 as an example target) with the CPU, or is it faster to use hardware decoding (license purchase ...
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Raspberry Pi4: Remote control OMXplayer app

I want to control omxplayer video player via simple commands (fwd, back, pause, play, Stop) I send over the network to the Raspberry Pi. Having previously tried and failed to use the stdin and stdout ...
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How to run Britbox on Raspberry Pi 4?

I was wondering how can I watch Britbox https://www.britbox.co.uk/ on a Raspberry Pi 4? Currently, the video output is not running in chromium. I have tried increasing the gpu to 256 and this had no ...
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Raspberry Pi 3b+ Fake KMS not listed

I've been trying to follow tutorials on enabling hardware accelerated video decoding for my Raspberry Pi 3b+, such as this one: https://lemariva.com/blog/2020/08/raspberry-pi-4-video-acceleration-...
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U4VL WebRTC hardware codec error

I installed U4VL with all the necessary libraries for WebRTC. But the webcam isn't working with hardware codec enabled, I am using the Camera Board V2. I got the following error: In the uv4l-rapicam....
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Recoding video files for easy (low CPU) playback on Pi4 / Firefox

I won't go into the full detail of how we arrived here but I have a need to play two (locally stored on the eMMC) video files simultaneously in Firefox running on a Pi CM4. Right now it's struggling ...
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What is the bottleneck when I'm downloading something and playing a video?

When I'm downloading a file (torrent) and playing a video, my video will periodically freeze. The video uses the GPU and barely the CPU, the total CPU usage isn't anywhere near 50% when I'm doing ...
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Force video output to part of a monitor

I have a FHD monitor with a smashed screen on the left side only. Is it possible to force the PI to output video to only part of the screen? For example, output 1500 x 1080, and align to the right ...
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Omxplayer not always starting with rc.local

I have trouble with my Raspberry Pi 4B configuration. I prepared RPI to work with TV - it turns on the TV and switches active source to HDMI1 with cec-client. After turning on the TV it should start ...
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Problem using vlc without X

After having used OMXPlayer for many years, I am now trying to install vlc for command line on a Raspberry Pi B+ (Buster Lite) without X: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install ...
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Firefox 89 on Pi - visual codec artifacts

Firefox 89 on my Pi 4 is displaying bad codec symptoms, videos can be watched but the picture is corrupted by brightly coloured patches around areas of detail. On the Pi I am running Ubuntu 21.04 and ...
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Does Pi4 output correct video for Apple CInema Displays?

I've seen the older thread asking about a pi 2 on a cinema display, but the responses weren't helpful. I have an old Apple Cinema display that does work - had an ancient mac up and running, but that ...
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Live streaming camera and microphone input on a Raspberry Pi 4

I got a a Raspberry Pi camera and a USB microphone connected to the Raspberry Pi 4. All of them are working seperately. But now, I would like to stream them live and combined for accessing it in HTML. ...
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What code do I need to play videos using GPIO buttons with a raspberry pi?

I am trying to make a python program that uses GPIO buttons to play videos on a raspberry pi. I do not really understand python and I need some help with the code to make the videos play. I have tried ...
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Cannot Stream From WAN remote Rpi using Python Server and Client Sockets

This is the first time I've ever asked a question to any on-line group, so apologies if this is the wrong place to ask this. I am trying to use stream live video using Python Server and Client sockets ...
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Overlay text on playing video

I am working on the following project: I want a video playing on a raspberry pi continuously in a loop. Whenever I press a button on the gpio, i want a text to be overlayed on the video for 5 seconds ...
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Can I record HD 1080 p 60 fps through USB on a Raspberry Pi 3 or 4?

I have a set-top box with HDMI output and want to record some programs from it on a Raspberry Pi (model 3 or 4). I found some HDMI to USB 3.0 converters with HDMI 'loop-out' which would enable us to ...
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raspberry pi 4B: writing to screen buffer / framebuffer

In the old days you could bypass system calls, bios calls, etc. by writing an ASCII character directly to a byte in the "screen buffer". Is there something similar with the raspberry pi 4b?
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Is the quantization aka quality factor of Pi camera images an integer or floating point value?

I want to make small changes to the size of video files produced by a Pi camera. I have a feedback loop that frequently measures video file size, since I have short duration files, and adjusts q in ...
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Having trouble with SD Card Copier

I put my USB on my pi and open SD Card Copier. I select the pi's sd card and the output device to my usb (dev/sda) and I click start: I notice on the file manager it creates a ~280MB partition and ...
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Ultra-wide monitor support - Screen resolution, Video and Audio Raspberry Pi 4 B

Ultra-wide monitor specs: 34 inch WHFD (2560 x 1080) IPS Display (21:9) - HD 10 AMD Free sync OS: Arch linux with Openbox (lightdm) Issues: Managed to get 2560x1080 pixels with "...
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How to change the brightness of the video output?

I bought a monitor that has a "minimum" brightness that is still quite bright. How can I change the brightness of the video output of the Raspberry pi, so that the signal going to the ...
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Send GPIO trigger(s) at specific video timecode(s)?

Just starting out in the wonderful world of RPi maker projects, scored a Model 2b v.1.1, installed the latest Raspbian and now ready for my first project :-) What I want to build is a video player for ...
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USB webcam (spherical camera) not working with Raspberry Pi OS

I'm feeling utterly hopeless with this one, but my USB spherical camera, Insta360 Air, no longer works with Raspberry Pi. It used to work in a previous OS (forgot the kernel version but before the OS ...
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Professional video editor for Pi 4B [closed]

I'm looking for a professional video editor for the Raspberry Pi 4B. Is there anything good that I can use? I mainly use special effects, and I split the frame a lot, so preferably with that feature. ...
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Is local video streaming site possible?

I'm not familiar with Raspberry Pi and I just want to ask if my idea is possible. I am planning to install Ubuntu and Python 3. I will put all videos in a hard drive, connect it to the raspberry pi, ...
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PIR Sensor activated video

I've attempted to modify this script here, but instead of for 4 video outputs, to only 2. I'm pretty new to programming a pi and am trying to wrap this up for an gallery project. Here is my current ...
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Raspivid multicast UDP streaming

I need to stream raspivid video via UDP instead TCP in a multicast fashion. Using: raspivid -w 640 -h 480 -vf -ih -fps 30 -n -o udp://dest_address:12345 I can stream the video trough UDP on ...
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Why this command works correctly in command line but doesn't in autostart file?

This command works in command line but doesn't in autostart: raspivid -t 10000 --segment 2000 --output video_%d.h264
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How much video can I store on a pi 3 a+?

I recently got a pi model 3 a+ and a camera module 2.0. I need to store about three hours of video on it. I have a 16gb SD card with raspbian installed. Can someone tell me how much video I can record ...
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How to prevent libvlc from opening a new window for every mp4 in playlist?

My requirement is that a list of mp4 files play sequentially in the same window. The aim is to produce a simple animated face, specific characteristics being added programmatically to the list. ...
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Is Raspberry Pi fast enough for realtime video processing?

I want to use Raspberry Pi 3 B+ on my RC airplane for a realtime image classification task. Airplane will be flying at an altitude ranged between 10-30 meters with a airspeed of 15m/s. What I need is ...
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Plugged in a 32GB Sandisk flash drive to my RPie3 (running Retro Pie) and it won't boot now

I wasn't sure if the flash drive was the culprit, so after reinstalling the OS (RetroPie) I tried the flash drive again....and sure enough, it killed my OS again. Even after unplugging it and power-...
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hardware accelerated h.265 encoding

will (or does) the pi 4 have hardware accelerated h265 encoding ? I know it has h264 options like MMAL or OpenMAX (for ffmpeg), just wondering if anything is in the works, or if its possible(or useful ...
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