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

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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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Text overlay over video stream when saving to file system

I'am using raspberry pi zero as controller which communicate over UART with external board with five sensors. What I need is a way to save video stream from raspicam to filesystem with embedded text (...
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AVFrame YUV420P to dispmanx VC_IMAGE_YUV420

I'm using ffmpeg for decoding a video with h264_mmal encoder. And all test videos are in YUV420P color encoding. Also I'm using dispmanx for drawing frames from a video. Only problem which I have is ...
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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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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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Play a video on startup then run specific application

I'm currently in the process of building a Magic Mirror for my partners 21st birthday, powered by a Pi. Currently, the Pi boots the Magic Mirror application upon start up. However, I'd also like to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Raspberry Pi Live Streaming using Picam [Audio+Video]

I am currently using picam software to stream audio and video from Raspberry Pi using a NOIR camera and a microphone. One way audio and video is working fine. I need a two way audio connection but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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UV4L audio + video recording or stream?

I have experimented with a number of different ways of streaming both audio and video from the raspberry pi. The UV4L web server has great webRTC support, and the bi-directional audio/video ...
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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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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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Play movies found on USB stick on boot

I'd like to connect a RPi2 to an old TV (via composite) and use it as media player. With a plugged USB stick containing movies (avi files, DivX or other formats, etc.), I would like the RPi to auto-...
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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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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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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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Output RCA video instead of VGA666 via GPIO pins?

So, people, this got me thinking. Sorry if this is entirely the wrong place for this post. If so, any pointers welcome. Anyhow, since it apparently is so easy (hardware wise, anyway) to make a VGA666 ...
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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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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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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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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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Stereo camera frame synchronization/genlock (video or still image)

I need to frame synchronize a stereo camera for a computer vision application. The synchronization should be on a millisecond level possibly. I would like to get about 10 FPS either as video or still ...
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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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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 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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Micro pc to control scenography, shutdown

In a quite complicated theater-like scene I need to project a movie on a monitor. The movie must be played when a sensor is engaged (no, I can't use an IR remote control). I was thinking about using ...
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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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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'...