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

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always-on security camera, uploading to cloud, looping video recording/saving

I'm trying to get started on a raspberry pi security camera project. It would function akin to a dash camera, with the following features: Always recording and saving 3-5 minute files Once the folder ...
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Raspberry Pi NoIR hangs. Only a physical power off solved

Background Information: I built a smart door solution with a RPi B+ (Raspbian) which makes use of three sensors (PIR, Gyroscope [I2C] and an Ultrasound). Depending on the sensor status managed by a ...
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Playing various video formats in Raspbian on an RPi 3 B

Is it possible to play various video formats (i.e. .mov . mp4 .mp2 etc.) in Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B? If it is how is this accomplished?
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What is the best way to access a DRM flash sites like Hulu or YouTube?

What is the best way to access DRM Flash sites like Hulu or YouTube using the Raspberry? I have a Neuros (Ubuntu) box on the same network that runs these sites now using the Flash plug-in.
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Can the video acceleration on the Raspberry Pi be used for video compression for surveillance and recording?

I was wondering about installing the Raspberry Pi as a video recording device and connecting a USB camera to it. Of course, I'd rather compress it using something like MPEG. Does the hardware support ...
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BlackScreen with power square flashing

Here's the problem. I can flash a new image using Noobs and with the same powersupply I can boot in graphical mode without problem. When I flash an image for work, I only see a black screen with the ...
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Push button to play mp4 video [closed]

I would like to know if anyone can help me with this, I would like to activate the reproduction of the video by pushing a button. The video will be played using Raspberry Pi. Do I need to program the ...
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Can we cut the videos using FFmpeg?

I am working on a hobby project using Pi 3. I have bunch of videos (approx 4-5 min long) recorded from Pi camera. Now, I want to cut each video (6-7 seconds) and then want to stitch them back to back. ...
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Video lag with both OSMC and OpenOlec

When I try to play certain videos on my RPi3, it starts lagging and can't play it fluently. It often pauses, so they are unwatchable. Here is a screenshot of the video's encoding. My config.txt is :...
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Merge/stitch more than one videos using FFmpeg

I'm new to the community, as well as novice in the Pi family. I want to stitch several videos (for example 5). I tried using FFmpeg, but the output was only first input video file. I was running ...
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Possibility: Simultanius save webcam stream to file and register as DirectShow-device via USB

I got a simple webcam (640x480) that streams to a Windows-PC, where the webcam stream is show using a simple OpenCV-Application. I'm looking for a way to simultaniuosly show the video and save it to ...
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The Composite Video on my Raspberry Pi isn't working

I run the commands /opt/vc/bin/tvservice -o<br> /opt/vc/bin/tvservice -c "PAL 4:3" and the screen changes from the default "no signal" screen to a black screen. This shows me that the ...
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NoIR raspicam v2.1 not seeing in infrared but NoIR raspicam v1.3 does

I bought several raspicam v2.1's assumming they let IR in like previous versions, however I can barely see anything. See the picture for the comparison, top picture is v2.1 and bottom is v1.3 What is ...
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Video streaming on site

I'm unfamiliar with the Raspberry Pi. I want to perform a video translation on site. I have a Raspberry Pi and USB webcam. Can you please write what I need to do to perform the video translation on ...
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How to grab video using easycap chipset utv007 on Raspberry pi 3 Model B

I want to grab video using easy cap on my raspberry pi 3. I followed the link http://raspberry-at-home.com/video-grabber-for-raspberry-pi/, but I am getting only green screen. root@raspberrypi:~ $ ...
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Does Raspberry PI 2 supports H.265 hardware decoding?

Although it is using the same VideoCore IV, is there any chance Raspberry PI 2 supports H.265 decoding by hardware?
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Fresh install of Raspbian - “Not enough space” with 16gb card

I just installed Raspbian and Pi_video_looper. I wanted to put the looped videos on my card, so I adjusted the proper settings, but now when I try and transfer over the video file, i'm getting a ...
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What speed can I expect from the hardware-H264-encoding?

I stumbled over the Wikipedia-article that the Broadcom GPU has hardware support for encoding H.264/AVC, not only de-coding. I also found an article where someone gave an example using ffmpeg to ...
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Choppy playback Kodi on Raspbian RPI2

I'm trying to setup Kodi on Raspbian to work as good as OSMC distribution. I have problem with video playback on default configuration. (no video, only sound) When I turn off hardware acceleration, ...
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Can Raspberry Pi 3 do 4K Video?

It looks like the Raspberry Pi 3 may be powerful enough to output 4K video, but I haven't seen anything about it anywhere. Does anyone know if the Raspberry Pi 3 can output video over HDMI at 4K ...
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No display on Benq GW2255 model for Raspberry Pi Model B+

No display are coming, while booting raspberry model b+ with Benq GW2255 (Only have this monitor). I had successfully tested PI with PuTTY/SSH. I had made various config changes, that I found on the ...
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Pi for Google+ Hangouts

I'm trying to find out if the Pi could work for a Google+ Hangout. I'm guessing no but wondering if anyone is trying to get it to work. Will the new webcam version make it easier? We want to set up a ...
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Embedding video player on RPi

I am developing an application which should have a GUI showing some text, pictures and playing video (the video should be on approximately 1/2 of the screen, the rest is text and static pictures). ...
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Why is my random command not playing a random file?

I am trying to play a random video file upon an input from a PIR sensor. Rasberry Pi 3, running Rasbian. Problem is, I don't know what I'm doing and just trying to hack together different files. ...
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OMXplayer won't start after some period of work

i use raspberry pi 2, with raspbian jessie and omxplayer build date "23.sept2016", ... for playing livestream that is not perfect. OMXplayer stops after while, but i use it in endless loop loop so it ...
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Playing various movie file types on Pi

I have a 320GB external hard drive full of various movies, ranging in formats from MP4, MKV, and AVIs with MP3 audio to AVIs with AAC audio. Will the Pi be able to play all these types out-of-the-box ...
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RAW video recording using pi camera generating a choppy video with missing frames

I am just interested in raw uncompressed data and not particularly raw bayer data, I assumed a *.yuv format video sequence generated using the simple python code : #!/usr/bin/python import time from ...
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Python picamera module: Interval photo capture while recording video

So I've been trying to figure this out for a while now, without success. I am using a RPi Zero Rev 1.3 model and have connected it to the 8MP RPi camera along with a PIR motion sensor. What I'm ...
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Split HDMI output into two adjacent images

I am looking for the possibility to produce a two channel video output with a Raspberry Pi 3. That is, a device that splits the HDMI signal, ideally coming from full HD resolution, into two output ...
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omxplayer cannot play yuv444p?

I have encoded videos from image sequences with ffmpeg, some play in omxplayer, some don't. Looking at them with -I shows they use different pixel format, the one that works uses yuv420p, the one that ...
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Raspberry Pi as a Intercom for live video

I own a video productions company and want to know if it is possible to use 5 Pi's 1 at the directors switcher and one at each camera location to transmit audio so that I can call camera locations to ...
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Increase webcam fps = Raspberry Pi processing speed increase?

I'm using a Raspberry Pi B+ board for color processing in real time and the current processing speed is extremely slow. While I don't need to show the processed image to a display, the speed of ...
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Can I use the Pi to record and upload video files?

my school has a lot of lectures, and a lot of my classmates miss them. None of them are recorded and you can't access all the information in a central place. As a solution to this, I was wondering if ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as video test pattern generator

I would like to use a Raspberry Pi to generate test patterns in the composite output (for adjusting TVs, VCRs etc). I think the most convenient way would be to control it using ssh (as I may not be ...
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How can I build mplayer for the Pi?

How can I build mplayer for my Pi 2 B running Jessie? I've tried installing the mplayer package, but it installs mplayer2, which seems to have been abandoned for a few years. As I've been having many ...
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Can I watch movies with the Rasberry Pi Zero?

I want to make a DIY home-theater system with the Raspberry Zero. My question is will the processor and RAM be enough to play a movie with no problems. (I am planning to use an HDMI cable and an ...
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Something wrong with recording video and merging audio and video by using FFmpeg

At the beginning, I have to admit that I am a newbie in FFmpeg and also raspbian. Unfortunately, I need to solve this problem as soon as possible. I tried to record videos on my Raspberry PI by ...
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How to display HQ videos on RPI 2 model B Running Fedora ARM

I ve tried using mplayer. It was running HQ(720p) videos in slow motion so i tried splitting the memory in favor of the gpu,I went till 50/50 however that didn t solve the problem. Someone came up and ...
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New Raspberry pi video output to laptop not working

I got this new raspberry pi 3 B with an 8GB sd with the necessary OS options. I tried the following: HDMI I tried connecting the hdmi cable from pi to my laptop which has linuxmint 17.03 Rosa ...
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Launch omxplayer for video from local HTML

I'm building a simple HTML kiosk for a church. HTML5 playback is pretty bad, even on a Raspberry Pi 3. I'm wondering if there is a way to force the computer to open an a video anchor on the web page (...
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How can I get Raspivid to skip h264 encoding? (getting rid of 5 second latency streaming video)

There are gazillions of forums and threads about getting rid of a 5 second latency when using a Pi together with a PI-Cam as a surveillance camera. Many tutorials show how to use vlc to encode and ...
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Decoding mp4/h264 video frames on the JVM

I need to process some mp4 videos on the JVM, so I understand I need something that calls into OpenMAX for performance reasons. I read somewhere that the JogAmp or perhaps the JOGL sub-project provide ...
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Streaming Audio and Video from a remote Raspberry Pi to my computer

I've been working a couple of days on this issue. I need to set a stream up that streams audio and video (doesn't matter if I need to open separate connections for it, as long as it works) from the ...
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Capture Video & Audio for streaming & recording. Can it be done?

I have looked for a solution for a few of days and will continue to do so, but I wanted to go over what I’m trying to achieve to first make sure it CAN be done before going forward. My goal is to ...
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How to reduce motion video file size and how to auto-delete old files

What do I change in motion.conf to reduce saved video size besides changing size of the video? I'm currently getting about 1.2MB per minute (with emulatemotion on) of film. Using msmpeg as encoder, ...
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Watch YouTube in Browser with Raspbian

What is the easiest way to watch YouTube in a web browser when using Raspbian? I tried using something called PiVid with Chromium, but videos never played (despite it otherwise working as described ...
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Raspberry pi's linked together for 360 video recording?

Although I am rusty, I've got a decent amount of programming experience, a lot of web programming experience and a decent knowledge of Unix/linux. Although its been a while, I am slowly getting ...
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Play video on BOOT, not logon

I have tried many tutorials but can't get this to work. I simply want to play a video when my Pi turns on. This is not when I LOG IN, or when the desktop starts, but a second or two after I plug in ...
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Best way to stream video over internet with RPi?

I'm wondering what is the best way that I can stream video from the camera module over the internet. By "best" I mean lowest latency (can't suffer a second delay for example, this is a real-time ...
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Compression at Beginning of h264 Clip

I'm using a pi zero and the v2.1 camera to record a series of video clips over a certain duration with pauses in between. The issue is that at the beginning of each clip there's a noticeable increase ...