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

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Type of cable needed for new audio/video port on Model B+?

Just wondering what kind of cable I need to output audio and video using the new AV jack on the RPi model B+. I'm assuming it would look like a headphone cord but split to RCA or similar?
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Running 1080p video from within XOrg smoothly

The 1080p examples that work outside of X.Org run very smoothly on my Pi, but within X.Org they don't run very smoothly at all at the moment. Given that X.Org is currently not GPU-accelerated, this ...
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Can Raspberry Pi 3 do 4K Video?

It looks like the Raspberry Pi 3 may be powerful enough to output 4K video, but I haven't seen anything about it anywhere. Does anyone know if the Raspberry Pi 3 can output video over HDMI at 4K ...
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Pi Zero Video out header

I'm still waiting to sort getting a Pi Zero, but a thought has just occured to me. The Pi Zero has 4 pins which are AFAIK something to do with video: So I have two questions: What is the pinout for ...
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Take picam image while motion is running

I am running motion on my raspberry pi using the V4L2 driver. While motion is running, I can't take a snapshot using raspistill. Is is possible to take a snapshot of the virtual V4L2 device using ...
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Difference between H.264 and x264 and how to play it

Disclaimer: This is not an actual question, but rather "share your knowledge, Q&A-style" So, I'm running Xbmc on my Raspberry Pi and I'm having trouble understanding what I can actually play with ...
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What speed can I expect from the hardware-H264-encoding?

I stumbled over the Wikipedia-article that the Broadcom GPU has hardware support for encoding H.264/AVC, not only de-coding. I also found an article where someone gave an example using ffmpeg to ...
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What is the simplest way to setup and run XBMC?

How can I get XBMC on my Raspberry Pi? I'm not particularly interested in running a specific operating system. My primary desire is to run XBMC on a Raspberry Pi. According to this official post, ...
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Why does the Raspberry Pi need a MPEG-2 licence?

Since August 24 2012, it is possible to buy a licence to hardware-decode MPEG-2 videos. Here are my questions: Does it mean that, without this licence, the RPi cannot handle at all MPEG-2 video, or ...
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HTML5 Video options

My web-based application utilises HTML5 for various dynamic elements (img, video, etc). I'm hoping to be able to use RPi's for system deployment, but I can't seem to find a suitable mix of browser/...
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New Raspberry pi video output to laptop not working

I got this new raspberry pi 3 B with an 8GB sd with the necessary OS options. I tried the following: HDMI I tried connecting the hdmi cable from pi to my laptop which has linuxmint 17.03 Rosa ...
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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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DSI video connector

On the left of the Raspberry logo, there is a DSI connector. I am not familiar with this standard. What sort of displays can I connect to using this connector? And can I buy these displays off the ...
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Auto-login into LXDE and auto-start video-player (omxplayer)

The objective is to start an Raspberry PI, auto-login into a user account and auto-play a video in fullscreen mode (using omxplayer) in endless mode. So questions are: how to auto-login into LXPanel ...
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Streaming Audio and Video from a remote Raspberry Pi to my computer

I've been working a couple of days on this issue. I need to set a stream up that streams audio and video (doesn't matter if I need to open separate connections for it, as long as it works) from the ...
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How to: build a graphics cluster

Currently, I am waiting for my second RPi to arrive and then I will begin my fun building a RPi cluster. Also, later I want to extend it more and more. =) I am building it at home, home-experiment, ...
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Can I stream 1080p video from the Pi?

We all know the Pi can play 1080p video no problem, but is it fast enough to act as the basis for a file server that can stream 1080p video over its wired network connection? I'm thinking of using ...
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The Composite Video on my Raspberry Pi isn't working

I run the commands /opt/vc/bin/tvservice -o<br> /opt/vc/bin/tvservice -c "PAL 4:3" and the screen changes from the default "no signal" screen to a black screen. This shows me that the ...
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Best way to stream video over internet with RPi?

I'm wondering what is the best way that I can stream video from the camera module over the internet. By "best" I mean lowest latency (can't suffer a second delay for example, this is a real-time ...
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Best FFMPEG configuration for recording Video+Audio with RaspberryPi and USB WebCam

I've spent so much time trying to figure out how this FFMPEG and their libraries work :( I have a RaspberryPi 2B and a Logitech USB Webcam. Here is the input from FFMPEG list from my /dev/video0: ...
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What Operating System/Web Browser supports HTML5 video with hardware acceleration on the Raspberry Pi?

Problem: I'm currently attempting to boot my Raspberry Pi into kiosk mode so that an HTML5 Video will play without skipping. My problem is that all video skips and will not play smoothly without GPU ...
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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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Can't get Pi to work with a Sony SDM-S74 DVI-D monitor

I have just bought a new RaspberryPi that I'm trying to get working with a Sony DVI monitor. I'm hoping someone can help me. I installed Raspbian on a 8GB card, connected the Pi to a Sony SDM-S74 ...
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QtMultimedia on RaspBerry Pi

I've been trying to get QtMultimedia working on Raspberry Pi for a few weeks now, cross-compiling using the BakeQtPi script, yet the QtMultimedia plugin never seems to find an appropriate service to ...
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Get HTML5 videos to play in Chromium on Raspberry Pi

I installed chromium-browser on the Raspberry Pi. However now when I make a webpage with this: <video width="860" height="480" controls> <source src="vid.mp4" type="video/mp4" ></...
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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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Epiphany Browser is unable to display HTML5 Video

I installed latest Raspberry PI os and it has a default browser (Epiphany). I want to run my simple html5 webpage having a video, but browser is displaying only video controls and do not stream video....
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No OpenGL hardware rendering using mpv

In order to have a hardware-accelerated mpv on my RPi 3 (running Raspbian 8.0) I followed this Tutorial using the »Build it yourself« section and the scripts from this mpv repository. However, when I ...
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Choppy playback Kodi on Raspbian RPI2

I'm trying to setup Kodi on Raspbian to work as good as OSMC distribution. I have problem with video playback on default configuration. (no video, only sound) When I turn off hardware acceleration, ...
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Do I still need to purchase the MPEG-2 and VC-1 license keys for the Raspberry Pi 2?

Do I still need to purchase the MPEG-2 and VC-1 license keys for the Raspberry Pi 2? If so, will the same MPEG-2 and VC-1 licenses available in the Raspberry Pi store work with the Raspberry Pi 2?
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How can I move the terminal?

For some reason my TV is cutting off about 4 or 5 characters from the screen of my Raspberry Pi. I am using Raspbian, but it occurred with Arch as well. Could it be that I have an HDMI to Component ...
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How can I setup the video / graphics on the Raspberry Pi 3?

There seem to be redundant accelerated video module options for the Raspberry Pi 3. I read that the Raspberry Pi uses a device tree (a rather clever solution for ARM systems which do not have the ...
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Installation of Zbar failed

I'm trying to install Zbar but I am having an issue with ./configure: checking linux/videodev.h usability... no checking linux/videodev.h presence... no checking for linux/videodev.h... no configure: ...
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How can I tell if my Raspberry Pi supports H.264 hardware acceleration?

According to this Wikipedia article, Raspberry Pi's manufactured after August 24th, 2012 have H.264 hardware acceleration. Is it possible to tell if my pi supports such acceleration by inspecting it ...
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Import composite/ntsc-signal

I already googled a lot and mostly read that importing composite Signal to the Raspberry is almost impossible. I would just take a webcam and proceed since it seems to be a lot easier. The problem is,...
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128GB in Rpi3b+?

I’m thinking about getting a Samsung 128GB microsd as they’re cheap in Amazon and I assume not fake/shanzai. But can the Rpi3b+ use this? Also it is speed 10 and U3 rated because there’s no longer ...
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MPV with MMAL does not open application window

I've built mpv on the raspberry pi 3b+ (stretch-2018-06-27) using the following procedure from: No OpenGL hardware rendering using mpv Quick & Easy: Hardware Accelerated MPV on Raspberry Pi 1/2/3 ...
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raspbian-output-video-camera-to-3-5-lcd

I have a pi3, pi camera and kookye 3.5"lCD. On power up the OS is displayed on the 3.5 screen and the touchscreen works fine. When I run the camera it doesn't out put to the 3.5lcd. Likewise when I ...
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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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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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Long distance file transmison

I want to send video files (approximately 70 MB) over a distance of 200 meters outdoors. I have some experience in using Raspberry pi and a lot of experience in Python and Java. I need some advice on ...
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Youtube TV Client for the Raspberry Pi

YouTube TV is a simplified web version of YouTube optimized for big screens. My goal is to connect the Pi to my TV via HDMI and watch Youtube videos on it on the YouTube TV interface. Is there a way ...
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How to display HQ videos on RPI 2 model B Running Fedora ARM

I ve tried using mplayer. It was running HQ(720p) videos in slow motion so i tried splitting the memory in favor of the gpu,I went till 50/50 however that didn t solve the problem. Someone came up and ...
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Video streaming via motion jpeg, python3-flask, and the camera module

Recently I've been working on a project to stream video from one raspberry pi zero with a camera module to another with a small TFT display. The application demands that this stream has very, very ...
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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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Raspberry Pi in 24/7/365 production [duplicate]

Would you advice to use Raspberry Pi as a server for an advertising display system to manage 150 LCD screens in 24/7/365 mode?
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Split HDMI output into two adjacent images

I am looking for the possibility to produce a two channel video output with a Raspberry Pi 3. That is, a device that splits the HDMI signal, ideally coming from full HD resolution, into two output ...
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mpv error - could not get dispmanx

I've tried to install mpv for raspberry pi using mpv-build (with maal, 256 graphics mem) because I would like to modify the code. it seemed like it was finally a success until I tried to run ...
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Can the Raspberry Pi be used as a second monitor for a pc

I am wondering whether or not a Raspberry Pi (connected to the official Pi touch screen) can be used as a second monitor for my PC.