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

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No output on HDMI display, but it works on Video

I use my HDMI slot every time I plug my Raspberry Pi in. But I plugged it in the other day, and my monitor just said No Signal. So I plugged it in via Video, and it works. I just don't want to use ...
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Play video using XBMC in raspbmc displays OpenGLSpectrum instead of video

As question mentioned, when I try play a video in XBMC (my distro is: raspbmc), it play sound and display OpenGL Spectrum instead of display video content ! Can you tell me how to fix this?
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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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Why does downloading additional subtitles using the XBMC Subtitles add-on cause the subtitles not to work anymore? (XBMC/Raspbmc)

Occasionally when I play a video that already has subtitles, I find that they're out of sync and so I search for and download subtitles using the XBMC Subtitles add-on. However when I do, I find that ...
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Resuming playback on XBMC only seems to work from a certain point onwards

I've noticed that when I stop a video near the beginning, it sometimes doesn't let you resume playback if you've stopped a video within a certain time period, but I can't seem to find any setting that ...
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How to access raw video data from CSI camera?

I'm developing an augmented reality sort of app for the Pi, but I need access to the video data (pixel data) to tweak things programmatically from a C program, then display the modified frames. How ...
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On Boot: Random colors flashing in jagged formation then nothing

I am using Raspbian 2013-07-26 and I have been having a lot of trouble with my Pi lately (cheap SD card I'm thinking, lots of corrupt stuff). Anyways, when I try to boot it I get this on the screen (...
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What's the quickest way to start playing a movie after attaching power?

I want my Raspberry Pi to start looping a predefined .mp4 movie (/home/oliver/awesome.mp4) as soon as possible after attaching power to the device. This has to happen without any user interaction and ...
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What is the easiest way to fade video on the Pi? [closed]

I am looking for the simplest way to do alpha fading between two video channels and control it with physical buttons. I am comfortable with Python (but I can also do some C++ and Bash scripting). I ...
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Play video in full screen with USB Audio

I am using Rasbian... Is there any way I can play video in full screen with audio on my USB headphones? I can play fullscreen using omxplayer, but audio cannot be redirected to USB as omxplayer uses ...
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Will Raspberry Pi work with a USB Bluray player to play Bluray discs?

Raspberry Pi has H.264 licenses available. What does that mean though -- VLC claims to be able to play H.264 and VC-1 though, yet I see a lot of people advising against turning Raspberry Pi into a ...
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RaspBMC plays some avi files but not others

I have a Pi version A (256MB), running RaspBMC (I guess the latest version as I only created the SD a month or so ago). When I try to play some AVI files I have no problems adn everything works fine. ...
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AirPlay on Raspberry Pi

I would like to start a new project definitely out of my current skill level. I want to make a program to run on the Pi that will allow it to use AirPlay and display on a 2nd gen Apple Tv. This is ...
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I would like to play 3 different video clips selected by 3 different hard-wired buttons [closed]

I have a little project where there are 3 buttons and one display. A video clip (around 5 mins) will play all the time (looping) until one of 3 hard-wired buttons are pressed, when one of 3 video ...
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What kind of data rate can I expect from the Raspberry Pi's MPEG Hardware codec?

What kind of data rate can I expect the hardware coded to decode smoothly? While playing a video on VLC Player, I can choose Tools > Media Information > Statistics Tab Here I can see the bit ...
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How can Raspberry Pi output a HD stream? How is graphic processing handled in Linux and Raspberry Pi 's hardware? [closed]

Raspberry Pi has something less than decent hardware and is still able to output an HD stream (that's what I have read, correct me if I am wrong). A 700 MHz ARM processor, a not-so-great GPU, but ...
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Video (XBMC) on a Raspberry Pi - Passthrough output

I'm interesting in running OpenELEC on a Raspberry PI as it would be a cheap XBMC solution. The OpenELEC Raspberry PI/FAQ notes: The RPi cannot decode DTS and AC3 because of the overhead, it is ...
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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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Blitting to the screen, NodeJS and OpenVG [closed]

I have managed to get 4 rtsp video streams from IP cameras to render on my screen via multiple instances of omxplayer. However, I would like to add some text and graphics to this screen with ...
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Raspbmc video freezes at certain points during Mp4 playback

Im trying to play an Mp4 with raspbmc, but the video keeps freezing. The funny thing is that it always freezes at the same points of the file. When it freezes, the audio is still played, and i can ...
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On Raspbmc, play 1080p video full screen on 1080p TV

I just setup Raspbmc on my Raspberry PI which I am using as HTPC. I had installed Raspbian and custom built XBMC earlier and it served the purpose. I liked Raspbmc for its unified packaging and ...
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Is there a way to smoothly play video directly from a Blu-ray drive? [closed]

I tried to play compressed .mkv and compressed .m2ts and it works perfectly with omxplayer. I am just curious to know if I overclock my Pi to run .m2ts straight from a Blu-ray so it will not be laggy.
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webm video performance in Midori

I'm running the lastest wheezy image and am trying to run 236kb webm video on loop with the Midori browser (launched in kiosk mode from lxde on login) and gstreamer plugins. The page also has a 7kb ...
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Does an MPEG-2 license improve Flash video playback performance?

I'm running Raspbian. I installed Gnash to enable Flash support (i.e. YouTube playback). The videos come up, but they're too slow to be watchable. Does the MPEG-2 licence key improve YouTube ...
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Raspberry Pi Video Output

Is there any way for me to use my laptop screen as a screen for my Pi (Model B)? The cost of a HDMI to VGA converter as well as a good monitor with HDMI connectivity are a little high. I have a ...
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omxplayer + livestreamer: twitch.tv streams > cant use -o hdmi

Im trying to watch twitch.tv streams with omxplayer and livestreamer. Running the Pi Foundation raspian. I got it working, there is just a little problem with the sound: command I am using: ...
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Play videos from the command line without X

I have Arch Linux (downloaded from the Pi official download page) installed on my Pi. I would like to play videos with it from the command line without installing X. (Yeah, the goal is to make the Pi ...
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Could the raspberry pi be used for stimulus presentation in psychological experiments?

I am a cognitive psychologist / neuroscientist. In a lot of the experiments that I run I have participants - mostly undergrads - sit at a computer and respond to certain combinations of visual stimuli....
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Brand new Pi not displaying video

I just got a new 512 Pi and plugged it in to my TV using HDMI. On first boot everything was working properly and I made it to the config window. On the config window I turned SSH on and then tried the ...
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Conect a phone screen to the RPi (GPIO)?

I've an old cellphone I don't use anymore (LG Secret (KF750)) and I was thinking about disassembling it in order to use its screen with the RasPi (probably with the GPIO pins ?). It sounds nice to me ...
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Video shuts off [duplicate]

My first pi, and i have it booting a debian distro fine. But the aggregation is video (hdmi) cuts out unexpectedly at different uptimes. Powering off and on video does not return. Waiting a while to ...
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XBMC Black Screen HDMI Output on Media Autoplay

I have a Raspberry Pi (Model B - 512MB) that I have XBMC running on. I use it for a media player and when it works I'm really happy with it. But there is this annoying bug that I'm running into where ...
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omxplayer-git won't compile on archlinux

I'm trying to create a omxplayer package from AUR. But it can't compile (via makepkg) but gives me this: SubtitleRenderer.cpp: In member function 'void SubtitleRenderer::initialize_window(int)': ...
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How can I use my pi to convert a video/audio stream in real time to another format?

I have a encoded video and audio stream from a device that cannot produce a compatible stream for an iOS device. The encoder will output h.264 and/or mjpeg. How can I use my pi to convert a video/...
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Video server for PS3

I am totally new to Raspberry Pi, and media servers - I do have experience with Debian command line though. Is it possible to make a Raspberry Pi have a local folder that can be shared as some sort ...
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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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Guidelines for video format in Raspberry Pi

I'm attending to start a multiprojection project, and I think Raspberry Pi fits really well in it. I need to read a video from the SD card and project it. There will be some (four maybe) videos so I ...
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what is the best video camera and gps to connect with raspberry pi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I attach a GPS receiver? I am looking to start a project which will map an area capturing video on gps position with raspberry pi. I am looking for small camera and ...
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Dump video from webcam to file

I am trying to capture a video with a webcam (Logitech c270) and dump it to a file. However, at 1280x960, I get about 3fps using ffmpeg with the following command: ffmpeg -f video4linux2 -...
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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 I use dual monitors? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to use multiple monitors or displays? The Pi provides two video outputs, HDMI and composite. I gather for the most part they're designed to be used separately, ...

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