Add a logo to a video using FFmpeg

Do you want to add a logo or and overlay to a video file? This article describes how you can do this using FFmpeg. How it works In this example we’re using a PNG file for the logo (can also be a video). You can also work here with transparency (in my case a...

OTR-Ratte wird eingestellt

Als der Dienst OTR-Ratte am 2.1.2012 online ging, habe ich selbst OnlineTVRecorder aktiv verwendet. Kein Wunder: Damals gab es noch kein Netflix oder Amazon Prime Video. Nun hat sich das Fernsehverhalten jedoch in den letzten Jahren stark verändert. So auch für mich:...

Remove station logo from video using FFmpeg

FFmpeg delivers a lot of video filters including a filter called “delogo”. This one can be used to remove a station logo from a video. How it works First we need to define a square that contains the logo. Then the filter uses surrounding pixels outside of...

ran.de Livestream API

ran.de provides for some sport events a live stream in Germany. This article shows you the API behind it (tested only with the NFL streams). Since it is undocumented it can change anytime. What livestreams are planned? First we need to know, if a stream is currently...