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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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omxplayer accelerates all video playbacks after upgrade to Buster

RPi lovers. Running Buster on an RPi3, which I just upgraded to from Raspbian Stretch. My omxplayer used to work fine right before the upgrade, and now after the upgrade if I try to play a video file (...
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Full HD playback on RPi4 with hardware acceleration

I am the owner of Raspberry Pi 4B with 2GB RAM and latest Raspbian OS. I already did some basic testing with HTML5 FullHD video or with Youtube and 1080p video, but playback is jerky and definitely ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...