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

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play video on raspberry pi depending on serial input from arduino

my project is done and working as i want but there there is a bit of delay between transition of two videos arduino sends char "a,b,c,d" to raspberry pi serially. depending on the char received the ...
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Video Chat App for Raspberry Pi?

I am searching for an app through which I can send my voice and video feed to another user on laptop using picam and mic module and recieve voice from him. I am gonna use Raspberry Zero W with picam. ...
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Windows 10 IoT to play videos?

The question is rather simple. Is there a way for me to use the Raspberry Pi 2 (Model B) to play videos on a monitor using Windows 10 IoT? I've been googling around for 2 hours, but I haven't found ...
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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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Raspberry Pi becomes unresponsive when running opencv

I have successfully installed OpenCV on my Raspberry Pi and have been fooling around with some simple webcam streaming, live canny-edge detection, and so forth, all using basic C and C++ code. However,...
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Timelapse without using storage for jpegs: pipe the raspistill output directly to mencoder

I want to make a timelapse with my Pi, but rather than storing thousands of images on my small SD card and then spend hours mencoder'ing the result, I'd like to pipe the raspistill -tl output (if ...
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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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Add delay to video stream?

I am working on an art project where I need to use the raspberry to display its camera feed but with a five second delay, I have seen some thoughts on this using the SHELL but as I have been using a ...
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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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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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H265 decoding performance on a Pi 3

Though there seems to be little information available, I've seen several posts of people successfully decoding H265 video on the Pi 3 either with, or without overclocking. I'm running a Raspberry Pi ...
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omxplayer works but fbdevsink doesn't — any ideas?

I'm trying to output video content on the Pi without X11. I'd like to use tvservice to set the resolution settings then be able to run pipelines like this: gst-launch-1.0 videotestsrc ! videoconvert ...
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HD video streaming via webcam very choppy

I've tried Cheese and GuvcView, but both are extremely choppy. When I open open GuvcView even if I try and set FPS to 24/sec it only will give me 3 FPS. I am remoting into the RP3 via TeamViewer. ...
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Streaming video from Rpi3 through raspicam remote

Help needed with Raspicam Remote. I just set my Rpi3 up as a WiFi hot spot to stream to may Samsung tablet. Tablet connects fine to Rpi3. I loaded Raspicam report to my tablet and then updated the ...
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Streaming Audio and Video to View in a Web Browser

I have been thinking of things for our kids to do in school at lunch time and thought of starting a School Radio Channel and then thought - why not make a TV channel that can be viewed over the LAN. ...
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How to stream and store video from Raspberry Pi camera and watch it live

I want to create a live video streaming through raspberry pi which can be integrated with my website. The stream must be an open standard so that it can be easily played on any JS video player with ...
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WMV Files on Raspberry Pi 3

How to play WMV files on Raspberry Pi 3 using Raspbian?
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Chromium tab crashes if mp4 video with GPU acceleration

I maintain a distro that runs chromium called FullePageOS. I added gpu acceleration, but now mp4 video crashes the chromium tab when its viewed (mpeg works). How can I fix this? Alternatively how do ...
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Programming the night vision sensor

I have set this up with the PIR sensor and a night camera. I have been able to write a simple(ish) program (P1) so it so that when motion is detected, it saves an image – the filename of the image is ...
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SVID2USB23 on RPi 3

I have recently purchased a Startech SVID2USB23 and want to use it with my RPi 3. However, linux apparently does not support this device. I found that this could be patched on previous versions of the ...
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motion detection and recording video with webcam

I want to record a video with a webcam when a PIR sensor detect motion, I have the picamera library installed, can any one help, thank you? import RPi.GPIO as GPIO import time import picamera import ...
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Custom Splash Screen Video

I'm having trouble creating my own splash screen for my Raspberry Pi 3. I began by creating a script which plays a short video and it works when I run it on it's own. I am following this tutorial but ...
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Cannot play videos

I have the latest version of Raspbian on the Pi 3. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ uname -a Linux raspberrypi 4.9.24-v7+ #993 SMP Wed Apr 26 18:01:23 BST 2017 armv7l GNU/Linux I have never been able to play a ...
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VLC black screen on videos [duplicate]

i've just installed the last version of raspian desktop on my new raspberry. I did the update and upgrade and i did a reboot. I installed VLC and i copyed a film .avi in the microsd card in the videos ...
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Running Plex server on Raspbian OS

I got a raspberry pi a few weeks ago and I want to do so much projects with it. Right now I have it working as a file server for my home network. I have a lot of movie and video files on a hard drive ...
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How to change gamma and contrast through pi

I want to watch the movie. I use omxplayer and computer monitor. Is it possible to change gamma and contrast?
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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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Raspberry pi 3 Memory partition

I have installed Raspbian stretch latest on my Rpi 3 B on a 8gb sdcard and I can't run any videos or windows application through wine. It says 1G/3G partition is required and no video is played ...
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changing default apps in raspbian

I was not able to change the default app in raspbian (lxde and pcmanfm) when right clicking and using the corresponding menu entries and the checkbox. The lists that contain the default associations ...
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Videoplayer in Kivy GUI not working. GStreamer problem?

I'm trying to create a video player GUI for my Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Linux 9 Stretch) using python 2.7 and Kivy. The GUI was created, but the video refused to load or play. I think the problem may ...
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SPI vs 8-bit TFT

I read that 8-bit is faster than SPI, how much faster is 8-bit than SPI? Say, if I wanted to run a video loop of a wheel spinning, would the speed difference between SPI and 8-bit mode be obvious?
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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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Restore Pi to factory settings without flashing SD

My question is different to How can I reset to the factory settings? hence why I have posted. The problem I am facing is that I have a Raspberry B+ which I have had for about 2 years. I didn't use ...
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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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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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VGA Mode on RaspPi

Reading the config.txt docs, I found this: These values are valid if hdmi_group=1 (CEA) hdmi_mode=1 VGA Does this make the output on my HDMI port be VGA? I have a cable that with a VGA and ...
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control omxplayer seeking with frame precision

I'd like to control omxplayer seeking with frame precision from an existing instance with python. I have seen this that I think is the way to go: open via python subprocess an instance, have a ...
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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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Raspberry PI Zero W browsers (Chromium, Midori, Kweb, Epiphany) choppy playing videos. Any better options?

Basically, my project includes displaying high-quality images videos different files like text, pdf etc.. on raspberry pi zero W. What is the best OS suitable for this application? I have used ...
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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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Best technique to communicate from 25+km

I am working on my senior capstone and I am needing a way to send commands with as low latency as possible. I have found the LoRa but I am concerned there will be a high delay. I fly high altitude ...
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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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Video Composite android tv raspberry pi

I downloaded and installed android tv on my raspberry pi (link here) and tuned off the hdmi hot plug but it does not seem to display. what am i doing wrong?
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Stream video from raspberry pi via a Ubuntu server

I have a ubuntu server running on a network which is visible outside to the internet. My question is, is there a way to stream the video from the raspberry pi to my Ubuntu server and from there to any ...
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How can I play an MP4 video on the Pi?

Does anyone know the steps to play an MP4 video from a USB stick? When I insert the stick, I see the file on file manager but can't get it to play. I would like to set it up for looping with a ...
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Raspberry 1 Model A RCA hookup to monitor

I want to hook my Raspberry Pi 1 Model A up to an older monitor that doesn't support HDMI. From the looks of it, RCA video output seems to be a possibility: Just a sanity check (because my ...
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Is Raspberry Pi 2 the right choice for me?

I am a complete noob, with zero programming or coding. I'm looking to set up an exhibition of optical illusions, so i need approximately 20 animations running constantly on mounted PC screens. My ...