# Questions tagged [video]

Questions on the importing/exporting of video files in Mathematica, as well as the use of Mathematica to manipulate video files.

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### Making a video of dynamic output

I wrote a code which solves sudokus. It's a while-loop that starts with the first field and systematically tests for each number if it is possible. By using the ...
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### How to calculate the average stream velocity from the segmentation of video frames?

I have a 10 second video of a river flowing. I want to calculate the velocity of the river flow using optical flow. In this operation, I used the ImageDisplacements ...
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### Detecting and converting a number from a video (digital panel) into an actual number

Let's say I have video (mp4) of length 02:17:38 (hh:mm:ss), this video is a record of a temperature panel, as shown in the following image. How can I use mathematica to extract the temperature, given ...
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### How can I combine a selections of video frames into a composite using Mathematica?

I'd like to use Mathematica to be able to turn videos of my students dropping balls into a composit image of selected frames showing the path of the ball. Like a multiple exposure image. So far, I've ...
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### Unable to import mp4 video file

I'm running Mathematica 14.0 on a 2021 MacBook Pro (Apple M1 Max chip with 64 GB memory). I'm attempting to import an mp4 video file using the Import command. The code runs and produces a video window ...
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### How to avoid VideoJoin function changing the playback speed?

VideoJoin changed the video speed of all elements in the resultant video. All elements of the argument list to VideoJoin were of the same file format. I tried changing the number of video files $n$ ...
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To simplify the question, let's assume I am generating some figures using graphics = Table[ Plot[Sin[n x], {x, 0, 4 Pi}], {n, 1, 5, 0.5}]; and convert the ...
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### Is there a way to render a 2D animation of a 3D object?

Given a 3D object to render, is it possible to make a 2D animation out if it? Does that just refer to the creating of a gif of the animation?
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### How to emulate the curves and color of the video? [closed]

I found this animation on the internet, it is part of a joke, but I was intrigued by how the video can be emulated with the colors and the curve proposed in the video.The video talks about neural ...
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### How to automatically install FFmpeg without an error

When I try to export a list of images as an AVI file, I get this message: When I select "Install FFmpeg", this message then pops up The community post is hard to follow, and the images ...
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### Optimized GIF 20s for 85kb for Mathematica Code Demonstration

I’m new here this is my first post on Stack Exchange. In the thread below, I see that a GIF file is highly optimized (20s for 85kb) with no noticeable compromise in resolution. It appears to be the ...
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I'm trying to export an animation but the output is always $Failed with the error message: ... • 51 3 votes 0 answers 39 views ### How to improve the performance of VideoTrim? I will trim my video into the small segments, and then join them again into one video. But the performance is too slow. For example, I have 100 segments of video, each segment has 8 seconds. It takes ... • 1,771 2 votes 1 answer 120 views ### Video versus Import for video file For Wolfram Mathematica v13, there are 2 types of importing video: Using the Video[file]: represents video stored in the given file. Using the ... • 1,771 0 votes 0 answers 39 views ### Control mouse movement and keyboard during screen recording I want to record my screen, as explained here, and during the recording to move the mouse from point (x1,y1) on the screen to point (x2,y2), in a straight line, with some specified speed. The software ... • 375 5 votes 1 answer 617 views ### High Quality animation with Export? This is my second question here. Recently I've been trying to compile a video simulation of wave propagation via ComplexPlot[] with ... • 135 27 votes 3 answers 2k views ### Animating battlefield data map of war in Ukraine UPDATE on FINAL RESULT Thanks to @SquareOne effort I generated higher-resolution videos with smoothing transitions that can be seen here: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:... • 73.5k 3 votes 0 answers 90 views ### Video processing: Efficient way to apply function to pixel time stack (FIJI's Intensity Z-projection) Starting from a Video, I would like to apply a function f to the stacks of intensity values, over time, for each pixel. In FIJI ... • 37k 3 votes 0 answers 60 views ### Can a video clip be stored in a databin and then accessed for processing? I want to upload a video clip to the Wolfram cloud and then access it from the cloud for video processing in the cloud. I saved a video clip to a databin as follows first I create a FormObject ... • 171 16 votes 4 answers 2k views ### FFmpeg installation Mathematica 13.0 I am trying to use the FFImport function using the ffmpeg package. Having installed ffmpeg on our Windows 11 system (following [1]), Mathematica still does not seem to recognize the installed package. ... • 183 18 votes 2 answers 925 views ### YouTube Video inside Mathematica 13? I just downloaded Mathematica 13 for Mac. There is a new function called Video[] which should stream videos from a URL all inside of a Mathematica notebook. I have been looking forward to this ... • 5,964 2 votes 0 answers 77 views ### Error when exporting Imagine I have a list of plots, call it frames, and I rasterize them in order to have a smoother exported video, like so ... • 4,933 3 votes 1 answer 169 views ### Exporting Animation Video Using Only a Bounded Amount of Memory The prevailing solutions seem to be: Use Export with ListAnimate (and similar solutions) which requires unrealistic amounts of ... • 101 2 votes 1 answer 461 views ### "General::sysffmpeg: Using a limited version of FFmpeg" won't go away on Linux (MMA 12.3) This issue appeared when I tried to render animation videos using Export on Fedora. ... • 101 2 votes 1 answer 88 views ### CurrentScreenVideo function Does anybody know if Wolfram is looking into creating a function that can record you screen video. Preferably regions AND active windows and such so I don't have to buy additional software to do that. ... • 4,024 0 votes 0 answers 150 views ### Video Processing Options Not Available I seem to be having video issues. When I import videos they only show up as audio. I tried the Codec Support section of Documentation Center with no luck: When I run the ... • 1,734 0 votes 0 answers 34 views ### How do you center a graphic in a cell on a full screen black background by code rather than menu items? I have a 1080 x 1080 dynamic MatrixPlot which centers nicely on a black background, full screen height and width, by the use of menu items. I would prefer to set up that cell by code w/o the use of ... • 613 0 votes 0 answers 159 views ### Error importing video When I try and import a video: Import["video.avi", {"Frames", {50, 60, 70}}] Or using the original .mp4 codec, which I converted using VLC, ... • 1,004 6 votes 2 answers 190 views ### How to transform an image into a panning video? NASA released a panorama image of Mars taken by the Perseverance Navcams 360-Degree Panorama Camera on February 22, 2021. I would like to have that image as an animated background for my Zoom meetings,... • 37k 7 votes 0 answers 115 views ### Realistic and stylistic Image and Video corruption effects I'd like to produce a video that looks 'corrupted' in some way, ideally like the sorts of MPEG corruptions you see occasionally. See this for examples: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-bz21deEeY At ... • 25.7k 3 votes 0 answers 164 views ### Can Mathematica capture a Vimeo video? I'd like to capture or download a Vimeo video (only for personal use) in Mathematica. Essentially, a yoga video I'd like to play at a slower speed as I try to learn the sequence. I've found some dated ... • 14.5k 3 votes 1 answer 661 views ### Exporting a Manipulate/Animate with sound to create a Video In the Documentation of Video (under Scope, 4th example) a Manipulation is combined with audio and exported as a file.mp4 video: ... • 1,913 3 votes 2 answers 200 views ### Video segmentation Mathematica v12.1 introduced Video and various functions like VideoFrameMap and ... • 25.7k 3 votes 1 answer 189 views ### Synchronising time series and video display If I have a video at a known frame rate, and a time series of sensor readings taken at the same time. How can I play back the video and show a relevant section of the time series so the two are in ... • 413 1 vote 0 answers 25 views ### MathMF Error, Can't Import VIdeo I am getting this error HElP.... 14 votes 1 answer 264 views ### How can I get a nice progress indicator for video processing when working in a standalone kernel? When doing video processing, for example exporting an mp4, in the FE, I get a nice progress indicator with various estimates. How can I get one in the standalone kernel? • 14.2k 3 votes 0 answers 68 views ### How to slow down a Video without changing audio pitch? Now that v12.1 has the Video symbol, I'm trying to find a way to slow down (or speed up) videos, without changing the pitch of the audio tracks. ... • 31.5k 13 votes 1 answer 416 views ### VideoPlay crashes the Kernel with Mathematica 12.1 I'm using Mathematica 12.1 on windows 10 (Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.16299.1686]) When going to the Help file about VideoPlay I tried the standard example and it crashes the Kernel. For me it'... • 4,024 2 votes 1 answer 873 views ### How to make a video from png images I have a set of about 100 .png images representing the evolution of the system I am studying: how do I create a video out of these images with Mathematica? • 6,777 4 votes 1 answer 414 views ### How to extract audio from a Youtube video Is it possible to extract audio from a Youtube video using Mathematica? I have looked at this post and figured out that it is impossible to download videos with the Youtube API. Are there any possible ... • 213 1 vote 1 answer 135 views ### Problem with "MediaTools" in Mathematica 12 I asked here for a solution how single video images can be extracted very fast from avi files. Piotr Wendykier gave a solution for Mathematica 11.3. Now I'm using Mathematica 12 and his solution ... • 11.8k 0 votes 0 answers 128 views ### Animated wrapping line and wrapping cylinder I am trying to draw the following situation using any graphic program but I couldn't since I don't know how to make the animation. So your help is greatly appreciated. So my picture consists of two ... • 161 2 votes 0 answers 188 views ### Converting video file to list of images to analyze pixels of each frame I am trying to recreate the following physics experiment to analyze chaotic motion: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/275890532_Tracking_the_Motion_of_a_Double_Pendulum_Using_Mathematica I ... 6 votes 0 answers 231 views ### Efficient Image Export [closed] I am trying to export around 10000 plots from Mathematica in order to compile them into an animation with another program. Using the following, where "frames" is the list of plots ... • 167 0 votes 0 answers 89 views ### Evaluating Internal$VideoEncodings gives a strange message

When calling Internal`\$VideoEncodings to check available video codecs on my pc, Mathematica_11.3 gives a message: ...
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### Reading total number of frames in an AVI

I am reading large AVI files and want to know the number of stored frames. To do that in Mathematica 11.3 I use the following: ...
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### Fast export of png images from large avi file with Mathematica 11.3

In version 11.1.1 I used MathMF by Simon Woods to extract png images from large avi files (up to 100GB in size). His package was MUCH faster than using something like that: ...
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### Question regarding MathMF

I want to extract images from an avi file with MathMF from https://github.com/SimonWoods/MathMF. (please see here the answer of Simon) A test avi file (named "...
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