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

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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 ...
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Live stream video surveillance as client

Live streaming video using a raspberry pi, over a 4G network which is accessible from anywhere around the world. In this application raspberry pi will be the client to a webserver, and user should be ...
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Running a TV with raspberry pi 3

Can a raspberry pi 3 handle running video on a large TV (50-90inch)? It's very important that the resolution and refresh rate is good. It can't look choppy and laggy. Does the raspberry pi 3 have the ...
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What's wrong with this Pi?

I'm going to return and exchange this Raspberry Pi 2, but wanted to know if anyone has seen these errors before: I have one RPi2 (out of 13 I use for my after-school program) which acts up during boot,...
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Is it possible to connect to a display port?

I bought a HDMI to DP cable to connect my Raspberry Pi 2 to a screen with Display Port. Unfortunately I get no output on the screen. Is it possible to connect the Raspberry Pi 2 to a screen with ...
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Using Pitivi Video Editor on Raspberry pi 3

On Raspbian, I tried to run Pitivi on Raspberry pi 3 to edit a short clip. Although OpenShot and Kdenlive later worked for me, I hope I can still get Pitivi to work. I got this error, Is it fixable?
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Is it possible to include buttons (that change motion.conf file) in the same page as camera feed is streaming to?

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 3 (with camera module) and have successfully gotten it to stream with its IP address. So, I was just wondering: Is it possible (and if so, how?) to integrate ...
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Raspbian + XBMC YouTube will not play

XBMC will not play some YouTube HD videos properly. As far as I can tell it works for SD videos. I already tried adding start_x=1 to the /boot/config.txt file, as this seems to have helped some ...
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How do you disable your Rasp Pi Adblocker?

I know. Nobody likes advertisements, but I need the Raspberry Pi's adblocker disabled; Whilst being completely oblivious to the knowledge that there was an adblocker in the Rasp Pi's system! So yes, ...
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Electron Video Playback? [closed]

I would like to create a media center application using ElectronJS to facilitate video streaming/playback on the raspberry pi. My question is, what's the best resolution I can hope for smooth playback ...
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Help with video play from within python using python-omxplayer-wrapper

I am creating a visual front end for a computer project. I have previously written some test code and can successfully play videos, loop a video and stop one and start the other to get a transition ...
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Should python picamera create multiple threads (PIDs) while recording video?

I'm recording video with python picamera module (See above code). import picamera video_length=180 with picamera.PiCamera() as camera: camera.start_recording("video.h264") camera....
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Omxplayer video flashes to black screen when connected to projector

I'm using Tim Schwartz's Raspberry Pi Video Looper to turn my Pi 3 Model B into a simple video player. It works flawlessly connected to my Samsung HDTV over HDMI as well as my older Apple Cinema ...
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Raw video dump to file using no encoding with usb webcam

I would like to dump raw video (and hardware encoded mjpeg) to be dumped into a file using usb webcam. On following command, v4l2-ctl --list-formats-ext ioctl: VIDIOC_ENUM_FMT Index : ...
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How do I pause and stop video of omxplayer by using python script?

Currently I am using omxplayer to open videos and audios. It works really well.I can pause the video using p/spacebar and other key bindings. My question is how to stop/pause/fast forward by using ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero (w) LCD install

I am having real problems with installing my LCD (having searched endless youtube videos and websites, yet nothing seems to work). I bought this: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/172293077369?_trksid=...
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Taking a video stream with io.bytesio() and accessing frames during recording time

I've been looking into using picamera and so far I've managed to capture a sequence of images and process them, but found the time it takes between frame captures is horrible(ish), so i turned to ...
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No video for Raspberry Pi Zero W

I just received my Pi Zero W and I am a little frustrated. I can't get any video output from it. First, I tried old SD cards (jessie, kali and libreelec) which were running on the previous A+, B+, ...
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Video streaming via motion jpeg, python3-flask, and the camera module

Recently I've been working on a project to stream video from one raspberry pi zero with a camera module to another with a small TFT display. The application demands that this stream has very, very ...
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How to disable local terminal showing through when playing video

Any local terminal text (login prompt, etc) is showing through areas of the screen that are not covered by video (i.e. the black bars on the top and bottom) when I use a remote terminal to play video ...
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How do I install libfaac-dev on Raspi?

I have been at this for so long that no one short of John Skeet can tell me to RTFM. I am trying to install VLC as per this answer and these instructions, but that installation requires several (read ...
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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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Gstreamer doesn't work (shows the same image everytime)

I'm trying to connect an IP Camera to my gtk+ application. In order to accomplish this I'm using gstreamer with videooverlay like in this tutorial. The problem I have is the video doesn't run and ...
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Which pin is video, audio right and left? [duplicate]

I heard that you can solder rca/3.5mm terminal blocks to the pins of the audio/video 3.5mm and connect it to a/v compatible displays and also connect the audio pins with an audio amp/4-8 ohm speaker......
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OpenCV VideoWriter and Hardware h264

I'm working on a python/pygame application, and i'm facing some difficulties when I try to capture a video from a usb camera (640x480) to a h264 encoded file, through OpenCV. Everything work fine with ...
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Can raspberry pi flash Raspbian to Android

Is it possible for Raspberry pi to flash Noobs to any Android device? I have no device I am actively trying this on yet. If it is possible I a Nexus device running Android is what I would try to work ...
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How can I set video memory to max when using vc4-kms-v3d?

According to Anholt, the creator of the opensource kernel device tree overlay at Broadcom, the maximum is 256M. How do I set this? gpu_mem=256 in /boot/config.txt is not the correct why I think. ...
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How can I setup the video / graphics on the Raspberry Pi 3?

There seem to be redundant accelerated video module options for the Raspberry Pi 3. I read that the Raspberry Pi uses a device tree (a rather clever solution for ARM systems which do not have the ...
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what app should I use to run a slide show on the HDMI out?

We have a TV that is displaying what is basically a slide show: a series of static images that loop. Right now a windows PC running powerpoint provides the video feed. I was wondering if there is a ...
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Render a HTML5 Website with no interface

Let me just start by saying i no nothing about raspberry pi.. But I want to get into, for a specific project, but before that i just want to know if this project is possible. So here is the list of ...
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Alternative to mencoder and ffmpeg for timelapse in Raspbian Jessie

mencoder and ffmpeg are no longer included in the Raspbian repositories since Jessie was released. mencoder was previously used in an RPi Foundation tutorial here to compile a timelapse video. I've ...
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“Pipe” video output to audio channel in auxiliary port?

Question Is there a way to "pipe" video output to either audio left or audio right in the auxiliary port? Such that the audio cable from the RCA needs to be plugged into the video port on the TV. ...
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AVI Video Playback Problem

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3 and a USB web cam to record video. I wrote a script that launches the camera and tells it how long to run for before closing. I wanted to be able to stop the recording ...
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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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Video encoding for web streaming with Raspberry Pi

I have a Sony Camcorder HXR-NX5E that I want to use for web streaming on Youtube, Facebook, etc. I would like to know if there is a way to use Raspberry Pi as a video encoder open source to stream ...
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Can the Raspberry Pi be used as a second monitor for a pc

I am wondering whether or not a Raspberry Pi (connected to the official Pi touch screen) can be used as a second monitor for my PC.
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Saving a video to BOOT partition

I have a RPi mounted in a very tight space, and occasionally a guy needs to retrieve the SD card and put a video on it for the exhibit.This person is working on OSX and I've overlooked the concept ...
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How to stream low-latency video from the RPi to a web browser in realtime

I took me a while of hunting, but I managed to get low-latency real-time video streaming working on my RPi2. I'm running this on my RPi2: raspivid -t 999999 -h 720 -w 1280 -fps 25 -b 2000000 -vf -o -...
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Add 24 monitors to PC using Raspberry Pi?

Recently I was given about 40 computer monitors, a few thin clients and a beat up, potentially dead dell poweredge 2500 server.. Immediately I wanted to use the monitors to construct a sort of video ...
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Raspberry Pi and DoorBell Video Camera

Is it possible to integrate RPI 3 Model B+ with Intercom like this https://ru.aliexpress.com/item/Xinsilu-V70F-M2-7-Inch-Color-Video-Door-Phone-Intercom-Doorbell-System-HD-IR-Camera-Doorphone/...
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Can the Raspberry Pi display video from a webcam on a screen with minimal delay?

I wish to use the Raspberry Pi as a local device, connected by HDMI to a monitor and outputting the display from a local USB microscope webcam. Is this possible to achieve with minimal delay (<...
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How do I install a flash player on arch linux?

I'm running a fairly fresh arch install. I've tried pacman -S gnash-gtk but this doesn't work How do I get midori or any other browser to play flash videos (youtube, Iplayer, etc)