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HS1.4 game video: mp4 video - audio yes, video no

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HI all,

 

I am using HyperSpin1.4, I've got a bunch of game videos mixed between FLV and MP4. The FLV versions play fine, but the MP4 vids only play the audio...

 

Have I missed a configuration item somewhere?

 

Cheers

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Apologies for replying to my own post, but I ended up doing a batch convert. For those in the same boat here is what I did to convert all my mp4's to flv's.

 

I grabbed a copy of ffmpeg and stashed it in a folder "E:\HyperSpin\Media\MAME\Video\convert\ffmpeg"

I moved all my mp4 videos to "E:\HyperSpin\Media\MAME\Video\convert\mp4"

I created a folder to stash all the converted files: "E:\HyperSpin\Media\MAME\Video\convert\out"

 

Ran this from a command shell in the folder "E:\HyperSpin\Media\MAME\Video\convert\mp4":

for /r %f in (*.mp4) do (E:\HyperSpin\Media\MAME\Video\convert\ffmpeg\bin\ffmpeg.exe -i %~f  -c:v flv -ar 22050 -q:v 10 E:\HyperSpin\Media\MAME\Video\convert\out\%~nf.flv)

ffmpeg on my Surface Pro 3 (core i5 ) takes about 4 seconds per file (on an external hard drive). 4,258 files to convert should take just under five hours. It look as if the IO on the external hard drive is the limiting factor. CPU seems to be hovering between 20% and 30%.

 

Using "q:v 10" is pretty poor quality, but I am hoping this is only an interim measure until I can figure out how to use the native mp4. If you want to bump up the quality I would suggest using a value of 4 or 5 for q:v

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No it should just work if you have the final version of 1.4. There may be an issue with your MP4 videos of course.

You could convert the mp4 video if you are never going to get the full sets. You can do that with this tool.

http://emumovies.com/forums/files/file/1065-emumovies-video-converter/

It could also be your gpu if its integrated.

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Aaah. I grabbed the 1.4 beta a few months back. I'll grab the latest and see if that makes a difference.

 

Edit: I checked. I previously downloaded HS1.4 Beta 15, which seems to still be the latest version  :-(

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the problem is with your videos not hyperspin

 

Hyperspin got the ability to play MP4s with the 1.3  update.

 

 

where did your video files come from?

if they came from emumovies they will all play.  if you made them or if you got them from a site that makes videos for other front ends,  their is a high probability the video will not display but have audio in hyperspin.

 

 

the reason I tell you this is because I once converted a few FLV videos to MP4 using those generic all in one video encoders,  the videos played in my windows media player but would have a blank screen (with audio) in Hyperspin.

 

 

if you re encode your videos( flv and mp4) with the emumovies encoder, you should be able to play them in Hyperspin.    I personalty use Virtualdub with a custom Mp4 script now.

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Hi Guys

Hyperspin 1.3 Does do MP4 BUT you have to use the right video codec

I think you have to use AVH(H264) MP4 codec to show the video Fully.Had this problem

creating theme's with video in.Dont use MPEG4 codec else video won't show only sound.

Program i use is FormatFactory.

Hope This Helps

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Yeah I had sourced the vids from another site. VLC reports the Codec to be

Codec: H264 - MPEG-4 AVC (part 10) (avc1)

 

It might be time to sign up and the vids from emumovies...

 

Cheers.

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Hi Guys

Hyperspin 1.3 Does do MP4 BUT you have to use the right video codec

I think you have to use AVH(H264) MP4 codec to show the video Fully.Had this problem

creating theme's with video in.Dont use MPEG4 codec else video won't show only sound.

Program i use is FormatFactory.

Hope This Helps

That worked on my end. Thanks

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I am having the same problem, I think it is because my screen resolution is 640x480. And I am using crtemudriver.

 

If I open the emumovies .mp4 files in media player, I get a black screen and audio, I have reset my codecs with shark007s codec tool

 

I just got a subscription today, the flv files I had collected prior were working but the mp4s from any movies/hypersync are not  :( If anyone has advice on crtemudriver 640x480 resolutions and .mp4 videos (gtx 950 graphics card)

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So I am using ffmpeg to convert the mp4 videos from emumovies into FLV's and they work after that point.  its just kind of a PITA to leave my PC chugging through these videos for hours and hours.

 

I have some info for anyone researching a long term cause/solution

 

- when using RDP and 1080 resolution - hyperspin works great and the mp4 files work great.

-when using a local user session and 640x480 resolution, the movies only play sound and there is no video (sometimes jsut some green "wash" instead of black)

-Windows Media Player AND HS both exhibit the problem and non-issue when switching between RDP/screen resolution.  WMP and HS also both play the flv videos and audio successfully under any of my tested conditions

-during troubleshooting, i used sharky 007's tool to rset my codecs to "reset all" and "sharkys reccommended"  neither of these affected the situation.

-Radeon HD 5450 graphics card with CREEmudriver 2.0 installed.

 

 

 

feel free to ask any questions. the ultimate solution for me was to just convert to FLV

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