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

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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, ...
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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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