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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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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%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 uploads/...
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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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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 Error ...
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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': /usr/downloads/ffmpeg-php-0.6.0/...
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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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How to install/configure ffmpeg to compress mp4 videos for flash player delivery?

We have a flash web-app that created interactive video, and are using ffmpeg to do some compression/resizing when a user "publishes" their project. The user can upload flv files and mp4 files, both ...
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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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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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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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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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Install and configure ffmpeg on Suse 10 (without yum)

can someone direct me over a good tutorial on ffmpeg installation on Linux (specifically on Suse 10). I have to say the yum install ffmpeg option is unavaiable, as yum isn't even present on this Linux ...
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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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Stuck while installing ffmpeg

I am trying to istall ffmpeg on cPanel but I get stuck on this line svn checkout svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk ffmpeg I'm following tutorial from http://www.serverhostingsecrets.com/tutorials/...
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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 - What ...
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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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Default location for installing a module? (ffmpeg)

I'm trying to install this module - ffmpeg-php on a dedicated server, but am unsure where I should be saving this file and setting it up so that the binaries get created at the appropriate location. ...
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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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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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serving video / ffmpeg (how to cut out the SaaS middleman!!)

what is the full life-cycle of a video file that is sitting on [any server] and ends up being viewed by the consumer. e.g this company show its architecture:http://www.pandastream.com/arch it seems ...
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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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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 --enable-libamr-...
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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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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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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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path to ffmpeg in linux hosting server

what will be the path to ffmpeg on linux server.......
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Does ffmpeg work on a shared hosting environment running under Windows 2008/IIS 7?

I emailed a company a question and the response was to "check with the vendors of these products if it can run on a shared hosting environment running under Windows 2008/IIS 7" I never used Windows ...
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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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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 21:56:...
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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 00:00:45 ...
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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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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 ...
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How to install FFMpeg in WampServer 2.0 (Windows XP) [closed]

I need to install the ffmpeg PHP extension on my localhost so I can test few of my scripts but I am having troubles figuring out how to do that. I have WampServer 2.0 with PHP 5.2.9-2, my OS is ...
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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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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 ...