FFmpeg is a free software project that produces libraries and programs for handling multimedia data. The most notable parts of FFmpeg are libavcodec, an audio/video codec library used by several other projects, libavformat, an audio/video container mux and demux library, and the ffmpeg command line ...

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How to install two packages that write the same file

Sirs, a conundrum. I have two packages that each create /usr/bin/ffprobe. One of them is ffmpeg from the Deb Multimedia repository, while the other is ffmbc 0.7-rc5 built from source. The hand-rolled ...
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How can I stop FFMPEG?

Someone setup a server and has FFMPEG is trying to encode a video and it has effectively killed the web server. I didn't set it up but have sudo access and need to kill FFMPEG so that the web server ...
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How do I reduce RAM usage on my server?

I have recently launched a site that is very popular but I am having trouble with scalability. My site makes heavy use of FFmpeg and at peak times RAM usage hits the 2 GB point quickly and the swap ...
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FFMPEG Install on EC2 - Amazon Linux

Hello Serverfault friends, I am about two days into attempting to install FFMPEG with dependencies on an AWS EC2 instance running the Amazon Linux AMI. I've installed FFMPEG on Ubuntu and Fedora ...
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FFMPEG AAC Encoder Vanished?

I'm running Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS x64. I've been using ffmpeg on this machine to encode H.264 videos with AAC audio for over a year. There was an update to the ffmpeg packages this week that seems ...
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Ubuntu install php5-ffmpeg

When I try to install php5-ffmpeg: apt-get install php5-ffmpeg I get an error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: php5-ffmpeg : Depends: phpapi-20090626+lfs As I understand my ...
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Using 'which' command in cron job

I have a cron job that runs once a day on a Linux server and in the script it executes there is a test: # Validate ffmpeg is installed if [ $(which ffmpeg | grep -c "ffmpeg") -eq 0 ]; then echo ...
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Is there anything better than FFMPEG? [closed]

Just wondering if I should go with FFMPEG or is there a better alternative for processing videos? Thanks !
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ffmpeg on Ubuntu Intrepid (8.10) Server

I'm trying to get ffmpeg running on my server so I can use the PHP Video Toolkit successfully. I'm currently setting up my testing platform, which is a 32-bit Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex Server. ...
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How to create a RTMP server on linux (Gentoo)

I am trying to create a RTMP server to stream video files from my Linux server to the internet/network. I have been able to successfully use ffmpeg to stream to other RTMP servers like youtube, but ...
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ffserver segmentationfault

This is my problem: viroos@plecak-transmisyjny:~/videotesty$ sudo ffserver -d -loglevel debug FFserver version SVN-r20420, Copyright (c) 2000-2009 Fabrice Bellard, et al. built on Oct 30 2009 ...
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EC2 Linux AMI with ffmpeg (no yasm?)

I'm running a Basic 64-bit Amazon Linux AMI 2011.09 (AMI Id: ami-953b06e1) and I want to install ffmpeg into it so I can use it convert video. These are the commands I run after firing up a new ...
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CentOS 6.4 and Audio Conversion

I'm having issues with setting up a Centos 6.4 server to convert audio tracks needed for a project I'm currently involved in. So users of a site I've been working on can Upload tracks, but because ...
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install ffmpeg on 1and1 dedicated server

anyone know how to do this? have contacted the server company who will not help I have a dedicated server, running on centos parralells plesk panel thanks
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svn: Can't connect to host Connection refused [closed]

I'm trying to instal FFMPEG to my server but the command svn checkout svn://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg/trunk ffmpeg Returns svn: Can't connect to host 'svn.mplayerhq.hu': Connection refused I can ...
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Check if a RTMP-Stream is running and start ffmpeg to transcode the stream

I'm using ffmpeg to transcode a rtmp-stream and re-stream it with ffmpeg. I have 2 problems: how can I check if the remote rtmp-stream is running and then start ffmpeg sometimes ffmpeg breaks up ...
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Reduce outgoing bandwidth in ffmpeg

I have a server in Rackspace with some ffmpeg processes listening to audio streaming. Off course when listening to streamings the incoming network traffic is high, and this is ok. But I noticed that ...
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Save the stream to mp4 files

How can I keep the flow (protocol rtsp, codec h264) in file (container mp4)? That is, on input an endless stream (with CCTV camera), and the output files in mp4 format size of 5-10 minutes of ...
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Dependency problems with my custom build ffmpeg rpm [closed]

I'm having trouble installing custom build ffmpeg 0.9.1 rpm.When I try to install ,I get the following: error: Failed dependencies: libfaac.so.0 is needed by ffmpeg-0.9.1-1.i386 ...
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Specify ubuntu repository from which a package is installed?

I want to install ffmpeg from mediubuntu. I've installed the repository per the instructions on: http://medibuntu.org/repository.php My conf.d repository listing: /etc/apt/sources.list.d# less ...
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Video Hosting, Conversion, and Streaming Solution

I currently offer the option to my users to upload their own video and have it converted to FLV and MP4 on my website. Here are the logistics: 1) User uploads video onto website 2) Raw video is then ...
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Need to install just libswresample.so.0 on Centos 6 - how? (for FFMPEG)

I'm trying to get ffmpeg running on a Centos 6 machine and it has been uphill the whole way. I thought I had got it but when I go to use ffmpeg I get the error: ffmpeg: error while loading shared ...
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ffmpeg fails inside PHP exec(); [closed]

I am trying to get info from a file with ffmpeg, if inside php I have this code: exec("ffmpeg -i ffmpeg_directory/4.flv"); Returns nothing, even tough same command inside SSH would print a large ...
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Server crashes when running shell script

I have a virtual machine running CentOS 5.5 that I use as a streaming server. If I open 4 terminals and do this: terminal 1: # mkfifo pipe1.avi # mkfifo pipe2.avi # ffserver & # ffmpeg ...
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What permissions are needed to run a system() command within a php script that writes to a folder?

I've got a php script which has the line: system("ffmpeg -i ......"); The output folder is set to be: drwxrwxr-x 5 apache apache 4096 Oct 19 07:40 in_upload If I run the exact text "ffmpeg -i ...
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How to install FFMPEG encoders on Linux CentOS 5 Server

I need to install LAME MP3 Encoder Libogg + Libvorbis Mencoder and also Mplayer FFMpeg-PHP For a script called PHPmotion. I do have root access so please does anyone have a step by step. I am ...
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Is ffmpeg incorrectly interpreting .aif files?

Being on an Ubuntu 10.04 server i installed the ffmpeg packages with apt. ffmpeg is working afterwards, and doing as it should. Almost. For testing purposes i uploaded a few audiofiles. One of them, ...
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avconv - not working with movflags

With the Parameter "-movflags frag_custom" my avconv says [mp4 muxer @ 0x8d05f60] [Eval @ 0x7fffcc763f00] Undefined constant or missing '(' in 'frag_custom' [mp4 muxer @ 0x8d05f60] Unable to ...
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Pbxnsip Music on Hold: Streaming shoutcast to RTP on Linux

So we have the PBXNsip PBX server. We want to hear shoutcast for the Music On Hold (MOH). They do offer an RTP for the MOH, but the music we want to hear is Shoutcast, and mp3 format. Is anyone ...
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Unable to install ffmpeg-php [closed]

I followed the instructions on http://www.mysql-apache-php.com/ffmpeg-install.htm but ffmpeg-php does not show up in my phpinfo() The commands I ran (in order) #yum install ffmpeg ffmpeg-devel ... ...
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Real time transcoding of multiple RTMP-Streams

I am very frustrated after talking to many companies doing live-streaming or selling streaming-products and I hope someone could get me to the right direction. Here is my problem: We are ...
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path to ffmpeg in linux hosting server

what will be the path to ffmpeg on linux server.......
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FFserver & Apache on the same port

I've just setup a fresh install of apache&ffserver on my dedicated server. Everything work fine and I can play my movie in a flashplayer (because I encode my stream in H264/AAC) served by my ...
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%d in a Filename in Bash [closed]

I am using ffmpeg to convert a number of jpgs into an mp4 file and it seems to be working great, video.mp4 is created. this is the command I'm using: ffmpeg -r 0.1 -i uploads/image%d.jpg ...
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ffmpeg fully html 5 converion supported [closed]

I need to know about library that required for ffmpeg for convert any format of audio and video for supported following format to have best configuration to convert audio and video files for html5 ...
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Detect if -vf is supported (or not) in FFMPEG [closed]

According to the FFMPEG docs, the old cropping and padding syntax is no longer supported: -croptop size -cropbottom size -cropleft size -cropright size All the crop options have been ...
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How can I measure the load capacity of my video encoding server and plan for scaling?

I have a server running on Amazon EC2 that acts as a video encoder (LAMP CentOS + FFMPEG). How can I load test it with video files and get an idea of how many encodings it can handle. I can't seem to ...
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Install ffmpeg in linux server

Please help me to guide me in how to install ffmpeg and ffmpeg-php extension in linux based server. I surfed a lot in the net. I got lots of answers, all of that says to give some command line script ...
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Packages are installed on server but not displaying in phpinfo()

I have installed imagemagick and ffmpeg on my CentOs 5.5 Godaddy VPS. I have added extension in php.ini also. I can able to see the installed packages in /usr/local/bin. But when I print phpinfo(), ...
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ffmpeg-php installation error on centos

I've installed ffmpeg and and ffmpeg-php so many before and it worked, today i'm having an error when i run make or make install, i get this error make: *** [ffmpeg_frame.lo] Error 1 i tried these ...
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Best method to install ffmpeg and ffmpeg-php? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: FFMpeg-PHP Installation Error I'm able to get FFmpeg installed on my server but ffmpeg-php NEVER installs correctly. This happens every time: FFMpeg-PHP Installation ...
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FFMpeg-PHP Installation Error

While installing FFmpeg-PHP, I got this interesting error: /usr/downloads/ffmpeg-php-0.6.0/ffmpeg_movie.c: In function 'zim_ffmpeg_movie_getAudioStreamId': ...
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Cannot write log file 'ffmpeg2pass-0.log' for pass-1 encoding: Permission denied

Our PHP application is installed as 'root' on a Redhat5/CentOS system at: /var/www/html/beta/ After disabling SELINUX in order to allow these scripts to execute other programs on the system - ...
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Why do I see two different ffmpeg binaries?

On Debian Lenny I built my own ffmpeg. When i do ffmpeg --version inside of a sudo bash shell I get the version I just build. Outside of it I get the old version. When using sudo ffmpeg I get the new ...
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FFMPEG strips audio while converting video

I have Ubuntu server 8.04 installed with the Multiverse repos enabled. I have installed FFMPEG, with its PHP extension also. When I try to convert videos into the flv format, I find that the audio ...
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ffmpeg-php won't start after upgrading php from 5.1.6 to 5.2.13

CentOS 5, installed ffmpeg and compiled the ffmpeg.so. Everything works fine. Then upgrade the php to 5.2.13 (using an external repository) recompiled ffmpeg.so but now when trying to load php: PHP ...
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ffmpeg installation error

Now that I'm down to the last part to install the FFMPEG it tells me to do the following cd /usr/local/src/ffmpeg/ ./configure --enable-libmp3lame --enable-libogg --enable-libamr-nb ...
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Which version of H263 does libavcodec support?

Which version of H263 does libavcodec support? I'm looking for H263 2000 (v3/H263++) support, but I can't verify anywhere that that's what being supported.
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ffmpeg: When creating a slice of an audio file, how do i also copy over all the meta data from the original file?

That's my question :) the command i'm using is below ffmpeg -ss 00:01:00 -t 00:00:45 -acodec copy -i original.mp3 new_file.mp3 Thanks for any help!! EDIT: Solution ffmpeg -ss 00:01:00 -t ...
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ffmpeg with php exec disabled?

The Gallery2 script uses SYSTEM() & EXEC() to call FFMPEG For security reasons both those PHP functions appear to have been disabled on my shared web hosting server. Is there another method to ...