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

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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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Does gpu memory affect video processing speeds using openCV or image array manipulations?

I am using my pi for video processing. The data transformations include image array manipulations and object detection. It does not include any video display. Essentially, the pi takes in a video ...
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Force 1080i video at 59.94fps

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry pi to output video to an ancient TV transmitter which requires HD interlaced video at 59.94fps. The Pi HDMI output is connected to a BlackMagic micro HDMI to SDI ...
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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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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 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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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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Problems using bcm2835_v4l2 module w/ ffmpeg

I've run into some problems using the native bcm2835_v4l2 module on my Raspberry Pi Zero W (running Raspbian Stretch). The module is loaded and the associated video device is visible: $ v4l2-ctl --...
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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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I want to webcam stream 24/7 to open Internet

I am a teacher, and we are using a 3-D printer. I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, as well as the Webcam Module Version 2, and I have the camera set up and can see video by typing in localhost:8081 into ...
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Show multiple HD streams at once on raspberry pi?

We have a situation where we have a large number of incoming HD video streams which we would like to monitor in a way similar to this wall of monitors each showing 16 channels. This can probably be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Start pi_video_looper from Python

I am new to Python so please be kind ;) I am trying to start the Adafruit Video Looper from a python script. Basically I have this code: from pi_video_looper.Adafruit_Video_Looper.video_looper ...
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start videoplayback simultaneously on 5+ PIs

I am helping friend of mine with her exhibition in video arts. Right now her concept requires 6 Beamers to loop videos, distributed over three floors in an relatively large building, with one PI per ...
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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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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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Using ffmpeg to capture whatever is being globally sent to video output (ie: hdmi output)

I have setup a RTSP monitor with a Raspberry Pi 3, using this tutorial: https://community.ubnt.com/t5/UniFi-Video/Tutorial-RTSP-Raspberry-Pi-B-Viewer-6-Cam-4-Cam/td-p/1536448 TLDR: it uses the ...
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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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How to stream video via socket using OpenCV and picamera

I'm relative new with Raspberry and I'm trying to stream a video to a PC using OpenCV libraries. I already made connection using the camera documentation but I don't know send the frames using OpenCV. ...
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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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configure pi as a usb gadget, add vivid driver to the image, build and run code

Need to configure RPi as a USB UVC (video camera gadget). As far as I understand here is how it can be done. Then I need to test this application. Instructions on how to do it located here. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Raspberry Pi no signal to hdmi

This is the first time I've tried to use a raspberry pi, I bought a CannaKit that came preloaded with NOOBS. When I attempt to boot with the HDMI my screen says no signal, the HDMI output is correct, ...