Questions tagged [video]

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

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Video tearing in custom Electron app but not with included Chromium app

I have firstly played with the Raspbian config for video to see if that's the cause but after trying the web app within a different browser (Chromium included) it works. I have a web version of my ...
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compiling hardware-accelerated VLC into YOCTO for Raspberry Pi 3

How does one achieve it to compile a hardware-accelerated (in this case via the Broadcom VC4) version of the VLC media player for the Yocto project? I already tried to install VLC via the local.conf ...
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Overlay text to a playing video

My project will play a video on a Pi with some buttons attached to the GPIO. What I need is to pop up a menu in response to those buttons, ideally without pausing the video if it's playing. I've seen ...
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How to get 10-bit depth black and white image from raspicam v2.1?

I am a little bit confused about image capturing by Raspberry pi camera V2.1 [1]. I work on the Raspberry pi 4 and I know how to get 8-bit depth black and white (BW) image from it on the C++ level ...
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Watch Youtube videos without “personal API key”, because I don't have a Google account

Kodi Youtube addon stopped working (RPI4 and LibreELEC distro) and a DDG search advises me to create a personal API key. Youtube acess not configured, youtube data api has not been... For privacy ...
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RPI 4 - ffmpeg - how to get hardware h.264 decoding to work?

I have had good success on the RPi 3 using ffmpeg to decode h.264 streams from various Ethernet video sources. However, on the RPi 4, when I include the -c:v h264_mmal directive, it appears to ...
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Video Distortion using PiCamera 2.0, but raspistill is fine

I'm new to using the Picamera, but I cannot play a video without distortion. The top of the image and any activity is redish/pink in color. I can take a picture with no problem. I'm using VLC to view, ...
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Horizontal lines on video capture

There are random lines in my camera recording. I have this system running on a vehicle. I doubt the following three to be the reason. Help me identify the root cause. Vibration of the camera ...
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DIY Ambilight project, Raspberry Pi receiving video input

So Got myself a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B 4GB RAM. I have also bought a S-100-5 PSU (20A) for lighting a WS2812 addressable light strip. My overall goal is to create a Responsive AmbiLight for my TV. ...
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Extend Official Display Connections

Is there a type of extender for the official Pi display connections? I don't mean the 15 pin FFC, but the two directly on the display. I'm mounting the driver board separately from the display in a ...
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Stream camera input over 5G WiFi to multicast address using FFMpeg

I am trying to stream my Intel RealSense D435 RGB camera input to a multicast address on my network. Please note, video streaming, encoding, is very new to me - I do not understand much, when ...
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Broadcast camera feed to network using Raspberry Pi 4 with FFMpeg

Good day all So I have to try to stream my Intel Realsense D435 camera to my local network. After reading up on many different sites, tutorials, etc I figured out the following: What can I do with ...
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How do you make the HDMI hot-pluggable on a Pi?

We have a Pi3 connected to a TV on a remote worksite. Sometimes, the remote site has a power outage, and when power is restored, the TV and Pi get power at the same time. The problem is that the TV ...
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stream with pi zero NOIR camera

I have used this and other very similar from web sites but all result in a syntax error with the carat symbol below the m of a stream. This has happened each time I produce a script from whatever ...
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Untrunc / repair mp4

I have been trying all day to get untrunc installed on my Raspian (Pi 4) but have not made any headway. https://github.com/ponchio/untrunc is what I've been following. After that compile step, I ...
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Use HDMI if present, otherwise TRRS

I sometimes use my Raspberry Pi OSMC install on an HDMI TV and sometimes on an older set with composite video phonos. there are many posts about disbling teh HMDI output. Having just read the ...
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Is the Composite Video connector on the Raspberry Pi unusually wired

I'm trying to add a video player to an elderly TV. I have OSMC working well with HDMI, but I struggled to get it to work on Composite output. It's Raspberry Pi 3 B+ v1.2. Having been through the ...
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raspberry pi with udp?

I wanna use the Raspberry Pi to detect RFID to control the video of Unity. My method is: Raspberry Pi reads the value of UDP and sends a message back to the unity (Raspberry Pi and Unity use the ...
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Issues with hdmi output

I had this pi 4 working at home with a small monitor However now i brought it to my moms (its a xmas gift for her) and its not outputting any video on hdmi I googled around a bit and followed this ...
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Separate video audio output two Raspberry Pis

I own a projector which is obviously on the opposite site of the room than the audio system. I'd like to keep everything cableless, so one RPI is connected to the audio system, the other one to the ...
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Very slow with motion server - Raspberry Pi B

Yesterday i configured "motion" on my old Raspberry Pi 1 B version with Raspberry camera module. It work all but i have a problem: when i connected at my raspberry with his ip adress, i see the ...
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Is there a way to enable VSYNC on RPI4?

I am using Raspbian Buster with default LXDE/Openbox configuration. Screen tearing when moving windows around or watching videos is very noticeable. Is there a way to enable VSYNC on RPI4 using HDMI?
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Running videos on JavaFX in Raspberry Pi Zero

I am trying to run a program which shows a simple video through mediaView and then shows a QR code that is associated with a string that the program generates on javaFX in a Raspberry Pi Zero. I have ...
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Does the Raspberry Pi 4 support HDCP?

I could not find a definitive answer anywhere in the specs or on the web. I am looking for a device that will allow me to play Amazon Movies (and those of other platforms) in 4K. Thank you!
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How good is the Raspberry Pi 4 (4gb) for video calls

I am planning to dedicate a RPi4 for a conference room just to keep the video meeting (no sharing of desktops or anything else) with let´s say MS Teams 365 on line, or other installed software. Has ...
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Low Framerate in video recording using picamera

I am trying to record HD video using Picamera and writing it using OpenCV. But I am unable to get the desired frame rate (10 fps). I recorded the video of 1 minute but the video that was saved was ...
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How am I supposed to set GPU memory in RPi4?

I am using RPi4 for a while and I found some problem playing videos on VLC and you-tube. After searching a long time I found that these problems can be solved by increasing GPU Memory. I found that ...
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How to record and save an ongoing stream from picamera?

I am currently doing this project of streaming a live video into a localhost and then capturing an image after button click using a picamera. Here is my code: For streaming: import io import ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 with Pi2SCART

I've recently bought a Raspberry Pi 4 that I intend to connect to an old TV with SCART connector to do some sweet old retro gaming. For that purpose, I bought a Pi2SCART adaptator. I've followed the ...
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Pi 4: Can it play blu ray rips

So basically I couldn't find an answer to this directly. But can a Pi 4 blu ray play blu ray rips(from my own blu rays) without issues? With the pi 3 and older, it was too much. Is the pi 4 powerful ...
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Assign multiple webcams to fixed /dev/video* at boot

I'm currently working on a project that requires taking pictures with 3 USB webcams but whenever I boot the raspberry, it assigns randomly a /dev/video "address" to each one of them. I'm not using ...
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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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