Questions about with compression of files, often audio or video.

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Droplet with a progress bar?

First of all, apologies for my ignorance on the subject. All of this ffmpeg and automation is new for me and sometimes I cannot see even evident things. I am learning command lines to encode videos ...
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Photos.app doesn't play audio from videos recorded by Olympus camera

Apple's Photo.app has no problem playing the audio from some videos (for example, videos recorded by an iPhone). But it does not play the audio from videos created by an Olympus SZ-31MR digital ...
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Converting MP4 to PAL DVD

I have a dozen or so mp4 files I downloaded from youtube. I would like to put these onto a DVD for a relative (He only has a DVD player, no PC or USB slot on tv) I think DVD's have two folders ...
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Handbrake CLI Transcoded Video not Playable in Quicktime and Itunes

i am transcoding a bunch of videos with handbrake CLI. Therfore i use this presets: for i in `seq 0 10`; do f=$(($i-1)); HandBrakeCLI -i /Videofolder/ -t $i -O -f av_mp4 -e x264 -q 19 ...
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Audio Formats That Function With Multiple Streaming Devices/Software?

I'd like to know which audio encoding format(s), as part of a video container file, will stream with all of the following devices/apps: Apple TV 3 Roku 3 LG 2012 Smart TV MediaLink (Plex front end) ...
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DV, QuickTime or iMovie

I have some video in .dv format. It comes from old VHS digitalized. The quality is not good, they are spots of 30 seconds and each one has around 300MB. I have a new iMac with the last operating ...
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Auto add subtitles into the MP4 videos?

I am using Handbrake to convert various movies to MP4 format, so they can be played by iPhone/Ipad... but by default Handbrake does not include the subtitles inside the output files. I am looking for ...
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Apple Mail fails to interpret

I use Apple Mail Version 4.6 (1085) under OS 10.6.8. From time to time I find this kind of thing in my Inbox: --_004_366988BF4C7E3E47BD2D208797A90F7E01662044FD892008SERVERL_ Content-Type: ...
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In iPhoto, convert MJPEG videos to H.264?

In iPhoto, I've got some old MJPEG videos that don't transfer to my iPod Touch. I've got new videos that I took with my iPod Touch that are in the H.264 format, so they transfer fine, of course. How ...
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How can I record a video of my screen, without any noticeable compression?

So I have a client who wanted us to design them a screensaver... In PowerPoint... "The client's always right!" I have created it and need to record the animated output into a .mov file, for import ...
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Best way to import analog video tape to Mac?

I want to transfer my family's analog video tape collection to digital form on my Mac (mid-2014 MacBook Pro). Unlike the asker in Best way to import analog video (VHS) to Mac, my goal is not to ...
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I am getting an error 'pack with invalid duration' using ffmpeg with concat on Yosemite

I am executing: ffmpeg -i concat:"intro.mp4|movie.mp4" -codec copy output.mp4 and am getting error: [mp4 @ 0x7fc5f984ae00] Packet with invalid duration -1975 in stream 1 I can't seem to figure ...
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How do I fix a bad file name encoding on an Intel Mac?

On occasion I get files that have names mangled (mis-encoded, often from an archive file) by the senders. How do I fix the encoding on an Intel Mac? I am aware of Apple's File Name Encoding Repair ...
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Encode video file using service, change creation time of new video to match original, delete original

When storing photos or videos from different cameras in the same folder the only option to keep some time-sequence is to sort by date. I am using the service ‘encode selected video files’ to convert ...
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Afconvert & 5.1 audio: “transcoding multichannel audio may not handle channel layouts correctly”

Whenever I buy a Bluray, I convert it to an mp4 using a combination of makemkv and ffmpeg. This allows me to store my films on a single large hard drive without using up shelf space I don't have. I ...
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Software to capture screen video and export to cross-platform format?

I work as a developer, and it's invaluable to sometimes be able to take short video clips to send to clients/end users when supporting or explaining how a feature works. I've seen Windows applications ...
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On iMovie 10.0.9, how can I export smaller video files?

On my Macbook Air, I recorded a video using iMovie 10.0.9. Then I clicked Share > File. The resolution is 1280x720. At "High" quality, the file size of the resulting mp4 video was 1 GB for just 11 ...
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iTunes 12 Won't Play MP4 Files That Work in Quicktime Player

Mostly as the title says; I have a bunch of movie files that I encoded especially using Handbrake (veryslow preset, de-noise filter, nothing else changed) and which worked fine in iTunes 11. However, ...
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How can I force iPod Nano (7th) to play 4:3 video without zooming?

Currently, I'm attempting to watch a video that I have in 4:3 aspect ratio. I've tried messing with the aspect ratio in Handbrake's picture settings but it always seems to zoom to what I'm guessing ...
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Problem with AppleScript and ffmpeg

First, say I'm new to programming. I'm trying to make a script to encode a selected video. The problem is that this script allows me to select videos on the desktop but if I select a different path ...
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Does AirPlay transcode/re-encode all content when streaming?

Can anybody explain how AirPlay streaming works? I've read some documentation but I'm still confused. If I'm on my iPhone and I'm inside an application that supports AirPlay such as YouTube, what ...
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iPhone Exchange email encoding incorrect

We have Exchange emails configured in one user's iPhone 6 but when the user replies from her iPhone in Russian, her email is encoded incorrectly. To solve the problem, we have already configured the ...
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How can I change the encoding of a subtitle file?

I have a subtitle .srt file. Is there an app which can change the encoding of this file. (I guess it's encoding is Arabic(windows-1256) but vlc and MXPlayer didn't open it.) The link of subtitle is ...
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How to paste Chinese/Unicode characters to Terminal?

I'm trying to paste these Chinese letters: 你好世界 to my Terminal, but instead I've got "^L" or some other weird characters. The same happens for other unicode characters (such as £āēīōūśṣṭēīōū) when ...
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Increase Audio Volume of MOV-Video in OS X

I have a MOV-Video file and I want to increase the volume of the audio layer without reencoding the entire video. Is there a way to solve this problem?
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Utility to re-encode mp3s

I'm looking to batch re-encode 96-kbit mp3s to a higher rate (yes, sounds bizarre, but I'm sure it is possible). Would anyone know of such a utility? I believe Goldwave in Windows can do this.
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HandBrake stops at .02% every time

I am having a problem where HandBrake stops at .02% every time. Here is my error log, does anybody know why this would be happening? [10:54:49] hb_init: starting libhb thread [10:54:49] macgui: ...