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how to convert Sony RX100 videos for correct aspect ratio in 1 Second Everyday

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How to convert RX100 MP4 videos for correct aspect ratio in 1 Second Everyday MP4 videos recorded with the Sony RX100 appear distorted when processing them with the 1SecondEveryday app. this aspect ratio problem can be solved by converting the video and correcting the video dimensions with the Handbrake open source video transcoder.
here’s how:

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one second everyday: 2013/2 in review

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about half a year ago i discovered an app called 1 second everyday, which allows you plug one second of video per day into a growing personal clip compilation.
much has happened in the past year – and then again, not really that much – and with the start of the new year i’m happy to present to you the second half of 2013 in review:

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1 second everyday: how to manually add videos to a past date (or: how to change a file’s modified date in android)

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1 second everyday: how to manually add videos to a past date (or: how to change a file's modified date in android) have you heard about 1 second everyday? it’s an app for android and ios which lets you create a neato long-term compilation of short videoclips recorded daily – as the name suggests, you can use 1 second per day.
before the android version was released, a few days ago, i had used memoir, which works with the same principle but doesn’t sync video and audio very well.

moving from one app to another is not easy: making the videos of one app available to the other modifies the “date modified” timestamp, which is used by both apps to assign videos to dates. neither app allows changing a video’s date internally (yet?), and there’s no native feature in android to change a file’s timestamp. basically, once you run into a problem that requires file handling (and/or want to migrate videos from one app to the other), you’re stuck.

that’s a rather unsatisfactory realization, so i decided to look for a workaround: [more...]