Questions tagged [video]

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

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Capture AV/HDMI and stream over the network? (+IR extender too, maybe?)

Is it possible to have the Pi take-in/capture footage then stream that footage over the network? Could I also attach an IR receiver to one Pi, and have it repeat from an IR receiver on another Pi? ...
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Can a Raspberry Pi 3 play videos from Ustream?

I am thinking about purchasing a Raspberry Pi 3 to stream video from Ustream in a web browser. Is a Pi 3 running Raspbian capable of doing this without choppy video? Does it have the necessary codecs? ...
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VGA with a twist

I have a strange application where I need to use the VGA output, but with a twist.. The format needs to be 888 instead of the standard 666, AND the VGA sync signals (H-Sync and V-Sync) must be absent....
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Can I set the camera's shutter speed for video?

I need to have a low shutter speed to be able to capture a light that is only on for a few milliseconds each frame (light synced with camera fps, but only want it to capture when the light is on). How ...
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How to transcode an mkv video to mp4 using gstreamer and omg?

I have noticed that gstreamer1.0 on Raspbian comes with the omx plugins: pi@pi ~ $ gst-inspect-1.0 | grep omx omx: omxh264enc: OpenMAX H.264 Video Encoder omx: omxvc1dec: OpenMAX ...
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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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2560x1080 how many Hz?

Periodically I’m tempted by the ultra wide monitors on the market. If I buy one, it’ll be the 29” LG but my question is can the new pi 3b+ do 60 Hz at 2560x1080?
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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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USB cam with raspberry pi 3: achieving maximum FPS

I am using a ub camera with raspberry pi. When I run v4l2-ctl --list-formats-xext, I get the max FPS is 15 with resolution of 2592x1944. However when I run ffmpeg -t 5 -f v4l2 -framerate 15 -...
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Libav-tool avconv: Error Creating Filter when Combining Still Images

I'm trying to use the Libav tool to collate still images into mp4 file. I am using it like this avconv -r 1 -I *jpg -vcodec libx264 filename.mp4 The images are named with the date and time and form ...
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Output a fake TV Channel?

I recently went on a Disney cruise with my family and the TV had different channels that had films on a loop different channels were different categories. My wife and I REALLY liked this and wanted ...
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Play multiple different .mp4 videos without gaps

I build a video distribution system, where there is one server with a "playlist" of URLs, and multiple Raspberry PIs working as clients, fetching constantly playlist from the server and putting their ...
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Jessie: v4l2 streaming works with RPi 1B+, but not with 2B or 3B

I just recently upgraded my series of Pi's (1B+, 2B, 3B) to Raspbian Jessie Lite. Now, when I try to setup a stream with my Pi NoIR Camera as I did in Wheezy, sudo modprobe bcm2835-v4l2 cvlc v4l2:///...
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HDMI Passthrough on TV

I am researching the feasibility of using a Raspberry Pi as a pass-through device on my TV. The goal is to put this in the middle of a connection between the cable box and the tv. I would like the ...
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How do I delay video from the raspberry pi camera module and output it through hdmi?

I would like to have my camera module take video, delay that video for 15 seconds, and then have it sent through the HMDI cable to a monitor. I am new to Raspberry Pi's and figured the best way to ...
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Problem recording video with audio from usb soundcard using avconv

What I'm trying to accomplish in this program is that when video and sound is captured, the output file is .mp4 extension (or some other, like .ogv), with video and sound. I know how to capture video ...
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Raspberry Pi B can be seen on LAN but no Video output on either HDMI or RCA

My Raspberry Pi B running RaspBMC recently stopped working, I found that the SDCard had died. I rebuilt a new SDCard with the latest RaspBMC download. The LEDs on the Pi all illuminate, I can see ...
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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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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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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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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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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'...
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Live video streaming over bluetooth

I'm currently making a little project, and i need my Raspberry Pi 3b to transmit an USB webcam stream trough Bluetooth to display to an Android smartphone or any other portable device (like another ...
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Need advice on how to record video and audio using my RasPi

As an experiment and learning project, I want to create an action cam using my RasPi Zero W, the latest version of the RasPi camera module and an i2S microphone. I have found some RasPi action cam ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero hardware based video encoding

I'm trying to build a dashcam with a Raspberry Pi Zero with an official Raspberry Pi Camera (version 2) in an official Raspberry Pi Zero case mounted with a old GPS device cradle. I installed motion ...
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DIY conference room with Raspberry Pi

What is the best DIY conference room setup? Are there any free solutions that allow me to use a Raspberry Pi with a tv, webcam etc most importantly with its on dial in screen operable via remote (...
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vcgencmd in buildroot

I am using buildroot to create a custom os for my raspberry pi. I would like to use the vcgencmd command, but I am unable to find the package that includes these tools. I have tried searching the ...
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Mame on Raspbian gives error: “Could not initialize SDL No available video device”

I am building a MAME cabinet. I got some ROMS, tested everything on my laptop, and now I am trying to put it on a raspberry pi 3 to use in the cabinet. I thought it would be nice to minimize memory ...
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How can I broadcast OSC messages to multiple RasPi's on my network?

I am trying to figure out how to broadcast OSC messages to multiple RasPi's on my network. I have 14 RasPi's, each running a video player that can be controlled with OSC. Each RasPi and connected to ...
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Displaying only video/image while python program running on background

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B with a Python3 code running 24/7. Right now, I'm running Raspbian Stretch desktop on console mode with no I/O. I only connect a screen via HDMI and an USB keyboard for ...
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3B+ Raspbian video playback slow

Just set up a brand new little system but when I try to play back videos they don't quite play at the right speed. It wouldn't be noticeable except that it makes the audio just a little flat- sounds ...
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How to wrap a H264 stream to a MP4 container

I have successfully streamed an h264 video over the local network with this command. raspivid -o - -t 0 -n -w 1280 -h 720 -vf -vs -fps 30 -b 3500000 | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#rtp{...
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Picamera video problem (video is not complete)

I'm using my picamera in combination with the raspberry pi to capture video data synchrounously to other sensor data. Every sensor captures data in its own thread. All sensors start at the start of ...
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How to setup video/graphics correctly on the Raspberry Pi 3?

My question is similar to this. However I need to clarify some details. I can't find anything about this statement "I also read that the vc4 driver does not use the gpu_mem parameter, confusing ...
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Show multiple HD streams at once on raspberry pi?

We have a situation where we have a large number of incoming HD video streams which we would like to monitor in a way similar to this wall of monitors each showing 16 channels. This can probably be ...
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Trouble getting Flash Player plugin to run under Chromium

I have just set up a Raspberry Pi 3 model B, which came with the "Boolean Box" for my daughter. Everything worked fine, but the browser that was on the SD card did not run Flash, which would be ...
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How to capture non-fish-eye video with wide angle lens?

We're using this fisheye lens: https://www.amazon.com/SainSmart-Fish-Eye-Camera-Raspberry-Arduino/dp/B00N1YJKFS/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1511631477&sr=8-1&keywords=raspberry+pi+wide When we ...
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Looking for a setup / software solution for Media Playback

Disclaimer: I have a Raspberry B+ My RPi is currently connected to my amplifier (via cinch). I set it up as an Airplay Receiver and it works well for music (mostly Spotify). Now I want to use it as ...
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audio video out of sync / framerate issue?

I am trying to sync the raspberry pi camera (revision 1.3) to an external microphone. The sync is fine for the first 5 minutes or so, but around the 20 minute mark, the difference becomes really ...
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Start pi_video_looper from Python

I am new to Python so please be kind ;) I am trying to start the Adafruit Video Looper from a python script. Basically I have this code: from pi_video_looper.Adafruit_Video_Looper.video_looper ...
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Flashing Raspberry Pi CM V1.1 on a proprietary board

So I don't know much about Linux or the Raspberry Pi (Especially the compute module), But I've managed to obtain one that is using a custom/proprietary board alongside it. All the thing is currently ...
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Is it possible to include buttons (that change motion.conf file) in the same page as camera feed is streaming to?

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 3 (with camera module) and have successfully gotten it to stream with its IP address. So, I was just wondering: Is it possible (and if so, how?) to integrate ...
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Video decoding RPi 2 vs RPi 3

I currently have a RPi 2 which has KODI installed and I use purely as a media center. I've noticed a few video's seem to stutter on it though; some 720p content stutters, and most 1080p content ...
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Gstreamer doesn't work (shows the same image everytime)

I'm trying to connect an IP Camera to my gtk+ application. In order to accomplish this I'm using gstreamer with videooverlay like in this tutorial. The problem I have is the video doesn't run and ...
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OpenCV VideoWriter and Hardware h264

I'm working on a python/pygame application, and i'm facing some difficulties when I try to capture a video from a usb camera (640x480) to a h264 encoded file, through OpenCV. Everything work fine with ...
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How can I set video memory to max when using vc4-kms-v3d?

According to Anholt, the creator of the opensource kernel device tree overlay at Broadcom, the maximum is 256M. How do I set this? gpu_mem=256 in /boot/config.txt is not the correct why I think. ...
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AVI Video Playback Problem

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3 and a USB web cam to record video. I wrote a script that launches the camera and tells it how long to run for before closing. I wanted to be able to stop the recording ...
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Video encoding for web streaming with Raspberry Pi

I have a Sony Camcorder HXR-NX5E that I want to use for web streaming on Youtube, Facebook, etc. I would like to know if there is a way to use Raspberry Pi as a video encoder open source to stream ...
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NoIR raspicam v2.1 not seeing in infrared but NoIR raspicam v1.3 does

I bought several raspicam v2.1's assumming they let IR in like previous versions, however I can barely see anything. See the picture for the comparison, top picture is v2.1 and bottom is v1.3 What is ...
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Raspberry Pi as a Intercom for live video

I own a video productions company and want to know if it is possible to use 5 Pi's 1 at the directors switcher and one at each camera location to transmit audio so that I can call camera locations to ...