Questions tagged [video]

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

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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, ...
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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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Can a Raspberry Pi 3 play videos from Ustream?

I am thinking about purchasing a Raspberry Pi 3 to stream video from Ustream in a web browser. Is a Pi 3 running Raspbian capable of doing this without choppy video? Does it have the necessary codecs? ...
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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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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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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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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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Photo and video slideshow digital signage

I am building a digital signage solution using a Raspberry Pi and would I like to play photo and video randomly, in an endless loop, whilst in full screen mode. Is there a ready-made open-source ...
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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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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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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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Play a video on startup then run specific application

I'm currently in the process of building a Magic Mirror for my partners 21st birthday, powered by a Pi. Currently, the Pi boots the Magic Mirror application upon start up. However, I'd also like to ...
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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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Can “normal” app change resolution/refresh on the fly

I want to write a Pi app to test the ability of American HDTVs to display 720p50, 1080i50, 1080p50, and other assorted modes, like the 59.94 & 60fps variants of 720p60 and 1080p60 via HDMI. Few/no ...
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Video is playing in omxplayer - now how do I control it?

I'm new to Pi and Linux. I'm running Raspian on a Pi3 and have managed to play a video from the file explorer by entering omxplayer in the command line option. Now my video is playing but I have no ...
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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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WMV Files on Raspberry Pi 3

How to play WMV files on Raspberry Pi 3 using Raspbian?
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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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Raspberry Pi Live Streaming using Picam [Audio+Video]

I am currently using picam software to stream audio and video from Raspberry Pi using a NOIR camera and a microphone. One way audio and video is working fine. I need a two way audio connection but ...
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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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What is the simplest way to play MKV files on an RPi3 running Raspbian?

Many links around state some complex installation configuration for this task. I've also heard that the VLC of Raspbian doesn't play videos (really?). Is there a simple, no-frills, way to play an HD ...
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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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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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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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HD-SDI video out from Pi3?

Is it possible to get HD-SDI video directly out from a Raspberry Pi (via breakout board or something)? I have seen an Arduino SDI camera controller, but I am looking for video out. I have also found ...
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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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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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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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Use sensors to play videos in raspberry pi [closed]

I am an ABSOLUTE beginner at Raspberry Pi and my first project I've proposed to my teacher is as follows: an Mq-2 smoke sensor will sense smoke and if the level of smoke reaches a certain value (only ...
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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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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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Using the composite jack to connect to a TV

How do I connect my Pi to a TV, using the composite jack instead of the HDMI socket? So far, I have tried using a composite-to-cinch cable, adding a cinch-to-SCART cable to the composite-to-cinch ...
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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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Can I set the camera's shutter speed for video?

I need to have a low shutter speed to be able to capture a light that is only on for a few milliseconds each frame (light synced with camera fps, but only want it to capture when the light is on). How ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is the pi-zero capable enough to play video?

The project would be a turnkey video player: plug it in to the hdmi display and power, and it plays a prepared video list in a loop. No user controls or anything; brute stupid to use in the field. ...

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