The Linux command line may be used to get information about a video file easily. Here is an example. Getting the video resolution with a simple command. [email protected]:~/Videos$ ffprobe -v quiet -print_format json -show_format -show_streams burnout-in-a-town-street.mp4 | grep coded "coded_width": 400, "coded_height": 224,[email protected]:~/Videos$ ffprobe -v quiet -print_format json -show_format -show_streams burnout-in-a-town-street.mp4 | grep coded "coded_width": …

To watch a Vimeo in VLC, we need to capture the actual video URL. Firstly, hover the mouse over the video window until the sharing options appear. Then copy the embed code. The Siege 1998 from Dr-Hany Ali on Vimeo. Copy the actual video URL. https://player.vimeo.com/video/145562942https://player.vimeo.com/video/145562942 Then paste this into the Open Network Stream option. …

VLC can be used to record a timelapse video with a USB webcam. I have just done this and it worked a treat when I tried this. Connect your webcam to your computer and run this command to begin recording. cvlc v4l2:// :v4l2-dev="/dev/video0" –video-filter=scene –vout=dummy –aout=dummy\ –intf=dummy –scene-format=jpg –scene-ratio=400 –scene-prefix=snap \ –scene-path=/home/homer/Videos/shots v4l2:// vlc://quitcvlc v4l2:// …