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Video player with backward frame by frame stepping for Linux

Development of mplayer has stopped (edit: resumed) and you should consider replacing it with mpv which supports this feature. Framestep forward with . and backwards with ,.
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Software to calculate the speed of objects in videos

Tracker is an excellent software which allows you to do this. Once you have selected a reference distance, the software will automatically generate the velocity and acceleration tables for you. It is ...
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Freeware DVD to MP4 converter

I have used Handbrake for this. It is open source and available for Windows, Mac and Linux. You can set it to transcode the subtitles and / or select sound tracks if these are available on the DVD. ...
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Filter motion in video file (surveillance video)

https://github.com/Breakthrough/DVR-Scan DVR-Scan is a cross-platform command-line (CLI) application that automatically detects motion events in video files (e.g. security camera footage). In ...
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Video player with backward frame by frame stepping for Linux

avidemux can do this. It's in rpmfusion free for Fedora and there's a PPA for Ubuntu. It supports most codecs and containers, and can step forward/back frame by frame, and properly switch between ...
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Media player on Linux

VLC is the ultimate media player. Install the Ubuntu default repository version: sudo apt install vlc Install the latest version (has Blu-ray support): sudo snap install vlc How to make a ...
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Video capture software that will record long videos (10+ hours)

There is a very high quality free open source project called Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). In the Classic version there is a plugin which stops the recording and saves it and then starts ...
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YouTube video to text?

These 3 solutions took me like 30 sec to find by googling. Please do your due diligence and put a minimum of effort into it before asking your question here. There appear to be many more of thoose ...
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What is a screen recorder with mouse movement and can save the recording as video?

For Windows now I using ShareX. Free Open Source screenshot and screencast recording App. It also contain simple image editind and annotation and automatic uploader to image hosting, but I not using ...
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Software to create automatic subtitles (OS X)

This Python 2 script use Google Web Speech API and FFmpeg to generate subtitles: https://github.com/agermanidis/autosub
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Free alternative to SubtitlesApp for Windows

Sublight is a powerful free software to manage subtitles that comes with a modern interface and ribbon menu. Not only it can search and download subtitles from multiple sources, Sublight can also edit,...
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Simple program to cut videos without ANY loss of quality for Windows, Linux or Android

I would like to complete the other answers by referring this solution of mine on another thread that seems to solve the audio sync and beginning of frames frozen issues for ffmpeg : The key frame ...
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Free (libre) video hosting platform

Peertube https://joinpeertube.org is a free (no charge and libre) open source software developped by the Framasoft Association in France (framasoft.org). You can install it to run your own server and ...
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IP Camera Viewer

I monitor 8 cameras with a linux daemon called motion It reads the capture card for 5, and streams data from three netcams. It also supports USB cameras, subject to bandwidth. Then I can view an ...
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Video stabilizer software for Linux

Blender from blender.org and the software is free. Blender exist for windows,mac,linux numerous tutorials exists tutorial 1 google search blender video stabilization There are a number of steps, ...
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Video stabilizer software for Linux

Hands-free Linux method, with transcode's stabilizer filter. A crude wrapper function, (Bourne shell, bash, etc.): # Usage: shakeless foo.avi # eventually outputs stable_foo.avi unset slow # export ...
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Video/audio chat programs that offer end-to-end encryption that do not let the service know of the content?

tox: Tox began a few years ago, in the wake of Edward Snowden's leaks regarding NSA spying activity. The idea was to create an instant messaging protocol that ran without any kind of central ...
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Video player for Windows 10

You should try and use the VLC Media player. VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and ...
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C# Reading random frames from a video

If you are looking for a commercial library to use for this, I recommend checking out the LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK. The LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK is developed around the Microsoft DirectShow or Media ...
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What video processing framework (C++) to use for decoding?

I would definitely recommend using FFMPEG libraries. They are open-source and are capable of processing a great variety of formats. You can find some tutorials here and there. It also has hardware ...
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Webcam recording software for Windows

You can use TechSmith Camtasia: non-free, non-portable can record the webcam, screen, audio output to the speakers, and audio input (e.g., microphone) I've never had any sync issues between audio ...
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Free Windows program to convert video from VOB

You can use FFMPEG for just about any video conversion tasks including this. An example command line would be: ffmpeg -i input -acodec libfaac -vcodec mpeg4 -b 1200k -mbd 2 -flags+mv4+aic -trellis 2 ...
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Software to record video lectures on Linux

VLC can also record from your webcam or other video device (capture card, etc), either command line or via GUI. There is also gtkRecordMyDesktop but I'm not sure if it could keep up with live video ...
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software that searches from a word the context of the conversation in a video with the subtitle .srt?

This sounds like a lot to install but it is a lot easier than it sounds: Install download & install Python. Open a command window and type pip install moviepy if you hit any errors on Windows ...
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Software for video trimming and/or mkv to mp4 converting without any quality loss

I would just use FFMPEG: Free, Gratis & Open Source Cross Platform - Runs on just about everything Cut & join mkv without loss of quality, just supply the start time(s) and duration for each ...
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How to increase the speed of a video to 1.05x without changing the frequency of the video sound?

The image above was just captured from my test of kdenlive for windows. I had attempted the same process on my linux box, but the screen configuration is different and I was not able to locate the ...
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Video editor that works from plain-text files

AviSynth seems to be the tool that directly answers your needs on Windows. This is a completely script-based editing approach, with quite powerful instruments (built-in or as plug-ins) for reading, ...
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Is there software that can automatically create pictures from a video?

Use FFMPEG. It's the famous tool for manipulating video and image files. To extract images every 5 seconds run the command like this ffmpeg -i videofile.mp4 -vf fps=1/5 img%03d.jpg fps is the number ...
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Software for making video lectures for Linux (switching to online teaching with the COVID-19 pandemic)

Yes, OBS Studio is your best option here, as it's very customizable. OBS Studio here also. Geogebra is a fantastic free option for the majority of mathmatical things. However, making graphs simply via ...
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How to recover video from scratched DVDs

I found a viable solution by combining MakeMKV and Handbrake: MakeMKV is able to extract the Video from the DVD by simply copying the data of selected titles (or chapters, it is very flexible) into ...
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