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Setting application screen display layer

I am displaying a video onscreen with omxplayer using '--l 0' Is it possible to run a python program and set it's screen layer to > 0 Expanded info :- I am running omxplayer from within a python ...
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VLC player logo stays at task bar even after closing!

Most of the time after watching a video while I am closing the VLC player, there always is a task stays in the task manager and task bar, I can't play any video until I manually kills it from task ...
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Is it possible to change video resolution while recording?

Is there possible to change video resolution from 640x480 to 1640x 1232 while is recording and vice versa?
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Screen is blinking while playing video on vlc!

I am using PI4 with raspbian buster. While I am playing videos on VLC the screen sometimes blink. The blinking interval is random. Is it normal or is there a problem that is needed to be fixed?
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Gstreamer decoding slow with omx

I am using Gstreamer python binding to play videos on RPI 3 B+. When compared to OMXplayer, Gstreamer is performing poorly. This is my current pipeline : gst-launch-1.0 filesrc location=test.mp4 ! ...
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Playing a video triggered by a PIR

How would I go about using a raspberry pi to play a video, every time the user is "in front of" the screen (detected by a PIR sensor). Ideally, the screen would be blank, until the sensor is ...
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Creating a “video black” gap between videos

Is it possible to play a series of video files without showing the desktop or console between each video? I would be fine with simply displaying a black screen for a split second. I do see that there ...
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The Dual-Monitor Problem

I am trying to get xrandr to recognize both the HDMI video and a 3.5" TFT at the same time. I can get xrandr to see one or the other, but not both. $ sudo xrandr -q Screen 0: minimum 1280 x 720, ...
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Raspberry Pi 0 as video player

I use Raspberry pi 3 for this but I'm considering buying a large number of pi0's to loop video. Can the source video be stored on the micro SD card or do you need to transfer it in via the mini-USB? ...
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Schedule Video Recording

The code below records video for 24 hours straight which is too much. I wanna schedule the record like from 9.00am to 3.00pm only 6 hours of video. Being a novice and newbie I don't really know how to ...
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VLC Playlist loop on Raspberry startup

I am trying to create the simplest digital signage, so I thought I could create a VLC playlist and then play it on system startup on fullscreen and with hidden cursor. I've read about the paid ...
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How to play 720p/1080p videos on Raspberry Pi 3 A+

I bought a Raspberry Pi 3 A+ hoping, among other things, to play HD videos. I have flashed Raspbian Buster on a 64GB microSD card, extended the FS, and, generally, the Pi seems to work fine with light ...
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VLC cannot read mjpeg video produced over USB webcam

I'm trying to use vlc to transcode a mjpeg stream from a USB camera connected to a raspberry pi 3B+, however VLC seems unable to read the mjpeg video stream from the camera, I already checked the v4l2-...
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Pi-4 and going into weird video mode

I recently purchased my Pi-4 and am quite impressed with the performance. However, I'm also noticing a problem after the board has been running for a little while. Initially, everything is beautiful, ...
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USB Camera with Rasperry Pi: Sending raw data from dev/video0 to PC through tcp/udp

I want to send the raw USB data to my laptop to process it and then send it back (image processing). Is there any way I can just send the data through tcp/udp without raspi doing all the hard work?
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NoIR camera - Photo and and video frame size looks different

I'm trying to create a feature matching script using NoIR camera. What I'm doing is take a picture using and compare it with the real time video feed. Everything works fine but the the live video ...
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Videocalls/conferencing with the Pi4B 4gb model?

so I'm currently looking for a way to do two way video calls between the pi and an android device but most of the solutions I can find for this are from tutorials or software that is either not ...
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Split video using picamera and gps

I'm using a picamera to record video when the gps signal read a speed of 0 km/h, so every recording has a different length that i can't know in advance. How can i split the videos every 30 seconds?
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Raspbian Buster Video Player Display

I installed Rasppian buster on pi 3 on my 8GB SDCard, No issue what so ever playing video on Chrome, VLC, etc. I now did a squashfs file to boot Raspbian Buster via Berryboot where I have more storage ...
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Is Raspberry PI 4 capable of playing two HD videos simultaneously?

RPi 4 can drive two displays with the two HDMI ports. Will it be able to simultaneously decode and play two different HD Quality videos - one on each display?
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Can I save and open multiple videos with OpenCV or any other module/package/method

So, I have been working on a project which requires me to open an animation/video if the user gives an input of a recognized string mentioned in my code. Basically if the word entered by the user is ...
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Video lags in VLC (Raspbian Buster) in Raspberry Pi 2

I installed a fresh image of Raspbian Buster in my Raspberry Pi 2. When I run the Big Buck Bunny video in VLC (both in full screen and window mode), the video lags.As far as I can remember, this did ...
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Has anyone used spidev library with python 3?

I am currently trying to interface a RPI 3B+ with a flash memory chip using SPI communication. do anyone have a good resource for using SPI communication with memory? What language should I use. I ...
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VLC with the 10.1 inch Seeed display will cut off videos in both windows and fullscreen mode

I'm currently running VLC on the latest version of raspbian, on a Raspberry Pi 3 model B+. I have a Seeed 10.1 inch IPS display connected to it via HDMI. To get the Seeed working correctly, I ...
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video flickering while streaming with uvc-gadget and g_webcam on raspberry pi 3b+

I am using raspberry pi zero w emulated as a webcam using uvc-gadget. It works plug and play on Nvidia-jetson-nano, or any other pc or laptop. But I see too many choppy frames when I use it with my ...
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Different recording results under same code and raspberry pi

I would like to record videos using this code: RecordIntervalTime = 30*60 # 30 min def camRecord(): with picamera.PiCamera() as camera: camera.resolution = (640, 480) camera.framerate = 24 ...
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How to trigger a capture using Picamera when a particular event occurs (for eg, whenever a specific object appears in front of the camera)

I want to trigger an image capture every time a tyre of a set of moving vehicles appears just in front of the picamera. Is there any way to get this done automatically every time a tyre appears in ...
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HEVC playback on RPi 4

Raspberry Pi 4 lists HEVC (H.265) video decoding up to 4K@60fps in the spec. I'd like to get some feedback from people who already had a chance to try it out. Is this hardware or software encoding? ...
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How can I set up video calling with out the video lagging 3-5s? (lag is local to the pi, before transmission to other clients)

I am doing video conferencing on my Raspberry Pi 3b+. I have tried both Google Hangouts, Google Meetings and Jitsu but the best (GM with resolution set to low at both ends) still have a 3-5s lag ...
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Adding Subtitle font in OSMC

Hi I have OSMC installed on berryboot. And I want to Add my own Subtitle fonts (.ttf). I tried to locate Font file from OSMC File Manager. But I only found a file named "addons" this was the path: ...
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Is it possible to gradually save data while recording. In order not to lose them in case of power failure?

I use the ffmpeg library to record audio and video. If a power failure occurs, the video file becomes 0 bytes. How can I record, so as not to lose data? my ffmpeg configuration ffmpeg \ -hide_banner ...
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Best way to sync OMXPlayer video with audio stream?

I am having issues getting OMXPlayer video played on a TV via HDMI to sync with audio streamed over the network. My thought was delay the video output by ~500 ms then use pavucontrol to fine tune the ...
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How can I play a .mkv video with subtitles on the raspberry pi 3b?

How can I play a .mkv video with subtitles on the raspberry pi 3b? using osmc or anything else. Also Can I add or use external fonts? I am new to this section so excuse me.
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Video output filter

I would like to be imbed a filter in the Pi’s HDMI output such that pixels are slightly rearranged. Specifically, I’m after a retro pincushion effect ([ ] -> ( )). I need it to be active even in the ...
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A working HDMI switch for Raspberry PI 3?

I have a Pi 3 and regular desktop computer with a single (DVI input) monitor. The desktop and Pi both have HDMI out for video. I use an HDMI > DVI cable to connect whichever device I want to use to ...
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Are there any decent video editors for the RasPi 3?

I've been making YT videos about the Raspberry Pi but have had no way to edit them on the pi. Are there any nice Raspberry Pi-compatible video editing apps?
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Software adjustment of gamma/brightness settings in Raspbian

I am trying to find a way to control the apparent brightness of my external screen on Raspbian Stretch. In my situation, there is no need to actually control the backlight, as I only want to change ...
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Limit to number of videos that can be selected via buttons in kiosk?

I'll try to make this brief initially, in hopes that someone knows off the bat that there is some limit in omxplayer that I'm hitting. If not, I can post the code and more details about what I've ...
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super high fps for low resulution

I'm looking for a solution like this: if i want to sample a camera (or some bitmap stream) in a frame rate of 1000 fps, Is it possible to do so with rasberry pi? what will be the resulution? (i need ...
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Omxplayer how to stream video to external react frontend

So the videos are on the pi, we have a react frontend on my local machine connecting to the flask backend which is on the pi. I need a way to get the video from the pi displaying on the website ...
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FFMPEG video rendering on raspberry pi 3b+

I'm currently planning on making a little GIF making machine. After a button press, the rPi records a 5 seconde video from a 720p USB camera. Then, the rPi should chroma key the video and then convert ...
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First frames of video from Rasp Pi camera have a high exposure

When I record video using the v1 of the Rasp Pi Noir camera the first few frames/second have a very high exposure (very bright) and then it settles down to a reasonable exposure setting. Because the ...
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How to stream audio/video from Raspberry Pi to Windows PC

I have a Raspberry Pi 3b that I am using as a radio server with a rtl-sdr (Realtec Software Defined Radio). I would like to have any audio coming from the Raspberry Pi to be streamed to my windows 10 ...
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Video looper not working

I'm currently on site installing an art installation and am having trouble with my video looper failing. I used the image from Tim Schwartz and it appeared to be fine at my studio, but now it is ...
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How to play specific video files through python script based on passed integer

I have an oddly specific problem, though aren't they all? I have a RPi 3B+ on stretch that I'm trying to boot into a python script that I've written that receives an integer and passes it to two ...
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Automatic shutdown of Pi based on timer

I'm looking to have my pi shutdown automatically based on a time interval (rather than the time of day). This is for an art installation and the reason I am turning off the pi is because it will ...
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No video on SV-3 instrument viewer

When I set the Pi (Zero) up with the required 640x480 60Hz mode in config.txt the SV-3 reports no signal. But if I plug a VGA Acer monitor in to the Pi and then unplug it, plugging in the SV-3 works! ...
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Raspberry Pi B, wont play mp4 videos. Latest Rasbpian Stretch

I'm trying to play mp4 video on vlc player, but it only shows progress and no video is playing. Also, tried with omxplayer, it just says, Have a nice day ;) and nothing happens. I was looking for the ...
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H.265 playback. CPU usage: 385%

Brand new Raspberry Pi model B+ with heavy cooling system. Trying to play a 1920x1080p h.265 video. VLC/ffplay shows 1 frame/minute, impossible to watch. CPU usage is reported 385.5% by top. Is it ...
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How do I transfer VHS to digital video?

I've got every generation of Raspberry PI around the house and a VCR with composite output. What's the simplest setup to digitize old tapes (including buying small equipment)? CLI preferred, but I'...