Questions tagged [ffmpeg]

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 program for transcoding multimedia files.

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Using VPS as RTMP server to buffer and reupload to different Streaming platform

Is this even possible? I know there's restreaming services already like restream.io and castr.io but it's not the multistreaming that I need but for me stream in higher quality in exchange of delay.
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/usr/local/bin files disappear

So I spent hours compiling ffmpeg. Which gave me a .deb, which I installed. The executables went into /usr/local/bin. All good, new ffmpeg working fine. But next day... Server not working (rtmp -> ...
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FFMPEG-generated DASH Manifest for Livestream is invalid, but is still playable on some players

I am trying to embed an RTSP stream from an IP Camera into a website. I've found out, that embedding an RTSP directly is tricky and resourceful, also it requires the user to take some crucial actions (...
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How to save the converted file to another system by ffmpeg [closed]

i want to developing a service of online converter in local network by ffmpeg. the service receives address of file to converting and output address for put converted file to it. can ffmpeg do ...
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Bash script ffmpeg pic to video not working but does in command line

This works in command line for a sequence of jpg to convert to a video. cat *.jpg | ffmpeg -f image2pipe -framerate 5 -i - -s 1280x720 ./HD720_out.mp4 but doesn't work (except for first jpg) ...
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Diagnosing ffmpeg high server load

Would anyone be able to help with info on why I have such a high server load but total CPU usage is under 50% and loads of free RAM? I'm running 60 instances of ffmpeg on a Ryzen 1700X. Here's a ...
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Why I can't install ffmpeg on CentOS 7

I want to install ffmpeg to my CentOS 7 server but I can't, it say we missing some libs that I can't find where and how to install them. This is command i used and the error occured: [root@www13 ~]# ...
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FFMPEG Stream a Live Radio Streaming URL [closed]

How is it possible to stream from a live radio streaming URL? In other words, consider a site streaming something from http://www.domain.tld/liveRadioStreamingAddress, and I need to stream this ...
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how to run 10 process and montring it

i have about 10-15 FFmpeg Process for streaming server like this: ffmpeg -i "http://ip/play/a03i" -vcodec copy -acodec copy -f flv "rtmp://ip:80/APP/Name" am use the Nginx-rtmp module to run it ...
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ffmpeg continue listen port

I'm trying to configure restream server, ffmpeg listen on rtmp://ip:port and output to few stream services(youtube, twitch...etc) the problem is when I stop OBS streaming(using this on local pc) ...
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How to save stream in mp4 format?

By default nginx rtmp module records video stream in .flv format if record option is enabled, but I need .mp4 I found that video can be converted to .mp4 when record has finished with ...
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How do I make SMB faster on Windows?

My problem is the throughput of FFmpeg is severely limited by the speed of SMB performance. Using Wireshark I found out that FFmpeg writes are sent to my Synology SMB share in 500 byte packets with ...
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ffmpeg with x11grab results in black screen in vlc playback

I've installed ffmpeg on an AWS instance and have been unsuccessfuly trying to record an X session, to which I've connected over x11rdp, with the client being Microsoft Remote Desktop. Here's the ...
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Unable to install ffmpeg-php on Ubuntu

When I searched for this error, it seems to be more common in CentOS but I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. My issue is that I've followed this installation on ffmpeg-php's site and I've ran into an error when ...
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FFMPEG works on Console but doesn't work in PHP script on Ubuntu

I have this aplication where I need to convert video files to MP4 and then compress it. I'm trying to use FFMPEG to get this to work. Tried the command lines in the console and it works great ...
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configure nginx to autolaunch ffmpeg

I would like ffmpeg to be autolaunched from nginx when it starts and provide a converted dash stream for the users who visit my webserver. Right now I can go to: http://localhost:18080/dash/twitch....
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Using SoX for noise reduction on AAC in an MPEG-4 container

Here are my business needs: Server receives a noisy noisy.m4a file Server creates a noise-reduced noiseless.m4a file for further processing I want this noise-reduction to be as fast as possible; ...
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Restart ffmpeg process streaming rtmp video if it fails using shell script

We use ffmpeg to forward streams live. Often due to unknown reasons or due to the stream stopping temporarily the command stops running in the background. What's the best way to monitor and continue ...
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How can I access comand line like cmd.exe on my dedicated linux server? [closed]

I have installed the ffmpeg by composer in my local server(windows7) and everything is working good now the site is live on internet (server CENTOS 6.7 x86_64 kvm) and I need to install it to the ...
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pyffmpeg installation on Ubuntu fails with Cython related errors

I'm failing in pyffmpeg installation on Ubuntu. Cython installation seems to be correct: $ sudo python setup.py install ... Adding Cython 0.22.1 to easy-install.pth file Installing cython script to /...
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How to enable ffmpeg php extention in Cent OS 6.5 server with php 5.5

I need to create a screenshot from a video. I have followed this tutorial to do the initial setup in Windows 8, php 5.3. I downloaded the ffmpeg from here for 64 bit operating system. I followed ...
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ffmpeg mp4 and webm files save to standard folder but only webm to mounted folder

So i am running an ffmpeg command on my linux server using the php exec command : exec("(nohup nice -n 19 " . $ffmpegPath . " -y -i " . $srcFile . " -f mp4 -pass 1 -passlogfile " . $video_pass_log . "...
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Sox pipe to wav2png: FFMpeg equivalent?

I have this command I need to run as a background task on my server: sox some-audio-file.foo -c 1 -t wav - | wav2png -w -o some-audio-file.png /dev/stdin But I already have ffmpeg custom-compiled ...
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MySql stops running in combination with Laravel Queue, Supervisor, and FFMPEg

After setting up queue listener to process uploaded videos with FFMPEG, I've come back to the server several times to find that MySql has stopped running. I checked drive space and it's about 77% used ...
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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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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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how to check ffmpeg if install on centos/php [closed]

hi there how can I be sure that ffmpeg is install in my server... I tried this php code to check: <?php $ffmpeg = trim(shell_exec('which ffmpeg')); // or better yet: $ffmpeg = trim(...
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keepalive type and frequency in ffmpeg

My company has a bunch of IP cameras that we distribute - specifically Grandstream - and the manufacturer has changed their firmware. The normal keepalive that ffmpeg uses for the rtsp streams ( ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade php 5.4 missing php5-ffmpeg [closed]

I updated php to version 5.4, through the repository ppa:ondrej/php5, but now I can not install the package php5-ffmpeg because it gives me this error: php5-ffmpeg: Depends: phpapi-20090626 also if I ...
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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 php5-...
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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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ffmpeg simple RTMP streaming

I am trying to launch up a rtmp transcoder server using ffmpeg; that receives udp MPEG-TS streams as input, transcodes it; and generates an rtmp output to a URL, that can be accessed by users to ...
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Starting ffserver on macos - Permission Denied [closed]

I am trying to start ffserver on Snow leopard. dev:~ Shashank$ ffserver -d -f /usr/etc/ffserver.config I get this in my terminal. ffserver version 1.1.3 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the FFmpeg ...
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how can i use ffmpeg to get encoding options of one file and then encode another in the exact same way

I need to encode 2 video files identically so they are guaranteed to play on some systems that i dont have to ability to modify I have 2 video files, one plays great for everyone, the other doesn't ...
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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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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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How to install two packages that write the same file

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 one is business-...
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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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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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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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Video Uploading on Amazon instances?

I am having real problems trying to wrap my head around my problem. I have decided on the middle and end solution to my problem but I can't seem to work out the the beginning of it. So as a bit of a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Install FFMPEG on Shared Hosting server

I have godaddy shared hosting server running under linux. I am trying to install ffmpeg on server but I am unable to install it. on godaddy, yum is not working. Anybody have successfully installed ...
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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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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 ...