Alteration after recording. Cutting, moving, or otherwise adjusting the various aspects of video.

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Does Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 have a fullscreen mode?

Essentially what I'm looking for is a way to make Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 go fullscreen. I do not mean the fullscreen preview of the video or fullscreen on a specific panel (like the timeline). I want ...
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fps changes during the record

I recorded myself using my LG G3 smartphone. Now I see that one video is 28.97 fps, another video is 28.81 fps according to the QuickTime Player stats. When I edit the videos in Premiere, the sound ...
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Editing objects out of a video

Whilst filming a flypast, a stray piece of material flew onto my camera, wrapping around the lens, and appearing in some frames. Can this string be edited out of the video? (I can sort the audio ...
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What Beginner Video Editing Software Should I Use?

I need to edit a HD video file. I will need to zoom, pan and insert text. Also, I will need to insert small video clips into the main file (eg. zoom to a black TV screen and insert video to that TV ...
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Free video editing software

I'm looking for a free video editing application that works on windows that must have the following requirements: Must be able to take segments (cuts) of videos and add them together. Remove audio ...
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How do I match the audio and video streams in my video file with the audio I recorded separately?

I record audio separately using an audio recorder and video separately and they usually sync up later in the NLE painlessly. But there's one particular old digital camera I have that always seems to ...
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Is there an automated process to split a video into sections with motion?

I have some video files with a reasonably static background and the occasional movement in the scene. I would like to edit down the footage to just the sections with movement in. As there are ...
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audio recording and video editing software

I've got a canon powershot. It has an inbuilt mic. I usually take interview-type videos, mostly indoors. The audio quality is poor as far as the purpose is concerned. I use pitvi as my editing ...
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Automatically speed up video portions with no voice

I have recorded some video tutorials for our programming team. These consist of "live coding" exercises; basically, videos of me coding stuff. Thus, the video track is a screencast, and the audio ...
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Remove Greenscreen Reflections?

My work has a green screen that my boss purchased with no knowledge of green screens or how to use or what to do with them. in Sept. 2014 he gave me the task to create employee introduction / ...
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Split subtitles to line up ends of files?

I'm on a windows PC and have two files of a movie that's been split into those two pieces. I also have a subtitle file, but it's in one whole piece. Is there a way, using Subtitle Workshop(what I have ...
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How to split a large mkv file into parts with the *.srt subtitle file separated accordingly?

At UNIX command line, I use the mkvmerge command in MkvToolNix to split the large multi-GB *.mkv file into several parts: mkvmerge -o out.mkv --split 1990M large.mkv It generated out-001.mkv, ...
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How can I stay motivated and become more productive as a video editor?

I really like the editing process, how it's possible to bring a vision you've had to live, by timing things just right, etc. It's a great art. Unfortunately I am super un-productive at it. This has ...
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Add an image in front of video using ffmpeg

I have many videos and I need to put an image in front of them for about 5 seconds, but adding it manually and rendering it each time would take really long, so I am asking if it is possible to do so ...
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How do i do this shot?

BSD Platform: Adobe Creative Cloud CC (premiere, ae, etc.) Basically I have a shot that I would want to do practically. The shot should look like one shot, static, and we see a guy (profile-medium) ...
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Is it ok to edit a public domain speech?

Let me try to explain the project I'm working on. I'm a volunteer for a high school engineering competition, and the past couple of years I've produced a pro bono commemorative video to show at the ...
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Automated/Scripted Video Editing

I am looking for a scripting language that can handle cutting together 50+ mp4 files. In addition to this I'd also like it if I can provide a text file with the date of each video and make some sort ...
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How do I make a news-like lower third in kdenlive?

With the composite transition in kdenlive I am already able to let the the lower third (with the name and a line of additional information, just like in the news) appear. Now I want it to fade in (or ...
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Edius can't open avi video created by Sony camera

I have a .avi video that is the output of a Sony camera, and tried to open it in Edius software, versions 5.50 and 6.8, but failed to open the video in both versions. I don't want to convert the video ...
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Bulk adding text to videos

I have around 300 music videos and i need to add the usual text (animation or whatever) to all of them. (Just like MTV for example, each video has this text on them lasting for first few seconds of ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC editing/playback performance

Dropped Frames and Latency Woes I recently switched from Final Cut Pro X to Premiere Pro, and I've run into a performance issue. To be clear, I've seen several questions about Premiere's rendering ...
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Transfer project from one application to another

As a beginner, I would like to know how important it is which software I decide to start out with. (Currently eyeing Adobe Premiere Elements and Sony Movie Studio 13). I realize that whichever one ...
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How can I know if a video has been manipulated/staged/faked?

Recently, a video has been posted about a politician named Varoufakis sticking his middle finger to Germany. Later, a German TV host admitted faking Varoufakis 'middle finger' video on YouTube, ...
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How to add Letterbox to the Video I have shot?

I would like to add letterbox to the 1080p video I have shot. How can I add it? Which software should I use? I have Premiere Pro and After Effects. What technique should I use?
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What are the key PC specs for best editing HD videos?

My wife bought a GoPro Hero3 for some simple home video: kids, holidays, etc. The problem is that some videos are not playing very well on our old PCs. We want to buy a new one for video editing. As ...
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How do I edit video footage from an interview?

I was asked to produce a set of video interviews for a friend's wedding consisting of individual single-subject interviews (the interviewer is not on camera or mic) with the bride, groom, close ...
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Free software for creating fMRI film paradigm

I'm looking for an intuitive, user-friendly software that will allow me to cut sections from videos downloaded on Youtube, combine them into a single video, and insert still pictures between some of ...
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Split one video file into small files made up of its scenes

I'm trying to come up with a workflow to take completed short films, and split them up into individual files based on where each shot that makes up the film starts and ends. I've used the scene ...
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can't import AVI type 1 to premiere CS6

Bs''d Hi! I used to work with premiere pro CS4.1 now I'm working with CS6, I moved to project folder to my new computer, but when open it I get an error "damaged or un-supported file" The AVI ...
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What is best practice to manage “all evening” recording to allow improvements to propagate into different videos using it?

Adobe Premiere has had some new and changed features, including new ways to use nested sequences. I've not used Premiere in a long time, and I'm wondering what the best way to handle this kind of ...
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How would I remove a specific pattern (say, every n-n+59th frame) of frames from a lengthy video file?

I have large video files of screen recordings which I created with Camtasia Recorder. The content I am recording only updates once per minute (1/60 fps), however Camtasia appears to require at least 1 ...
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How to start a freelance editing company?

I am 17 and I want to start a freelance video editing company, using Motion and Final Cut Pro X. Only problem is, I have no idea how to go about starting it. Where are some good places to begin?
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When do you use the Easy Setup in FCP 7

Im a bit confused as to when to use the easy setup option in FCP 7. Do I always set it up before i set the scratch disk? Is it only to be used when im logging or outputting tape footage or should it ...
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Premiere vs Vegas performance in i7 CPU?

Excluding other computer components, which timeline editor is better optimized for timeline editing for Intel i7 CPU (4790k) in Windows 8.1 64 bit? Note: Timeline editing is important (Not render ...
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repeat crossfade in a sequence of images

I am trying to animate a series of drawings. I have 10 drawings of 10 states of an object and I would like to have a crossfade between each states and this repeated for about 2 min back and forth. I ...
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4k video in timeline not smooth on scrub + playback in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6

My PC specs: Intel i7 4790k Haswell 4Ghz CPU GTX970 GeForce GPU 4GB 1600 CUDA cores ASUS Hero Motherboard intel Z97 chipset 2x500 GB Samsung SSD 32 GB RAM 1600 MHz (28 gb dedicated to premiere) ...
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Places to look for sound tracks for videos

I'm wondering what's a good place to look for background music for our video productions. I'm not asking for a free one, but for any good place with a good categorization of soundtracks and songs for ...
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Matching audio levels across multiple clips

Let's say I have two video clips in Premiere Pro: a) A clip with people talking - sound is recorded a bit low b) A clip with people talking and a loud sound (eg. a gunshot) in the middle How do I ...
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Which different EDL types exist?

Edit decision lists are integrated in every pipeline nowadays. I've seen different types of it, but wikipedia only knows CMX 3600 EDL and a xml modification. Which other formats exist and what are ...
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sync separate audio to video+bad-camera-audio, free NLE recommendations

Should I be asking this on askubuntu, or superuser? Or even http://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/? My use-case, in case the details help people understand what I'm looking for: My brother needs ...
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Video editing workflow : Shall I export small sub clips as individual files from the main clip before final output?

I have a one single video file captured by GoPro camera having 1 hour of duration. I would like to make sub-clips out of it from here and there for about 15-30 seconds. First I can open a source clip ...
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Stock footage creative commons license

I'm making a travel documentary, and I'm missing a couple of shots of places which are quite touristy. E.g. Bikaner in India where there is a large red fort, the Nagour fort and Jodphur in the ...
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Configuration sufficient for HD video editing [closed]

I'm considering buying this pc for editing my HD videos. Do you think it will be powerfull enough for editing and rendering? Intel® Core™ i7-4790 processor 16 GB Dual Channel DDR3L 1.600 MHz 2 TB ...
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Most-efficient inexpensive way to speed/slow video track to sync with audio track?

My machines are a few Android tablets (not the newest, but not too old either) as well as a Mac running OS X 10.9.5 (not about to upgrade the OS - long and irrelevant story why). Sometimes I do a ...
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Batch processing individual frames into video

I’m new at video editing… and hoping someone can direct me to the best software for my needs. Running on windows OS. I need to build a video from frames in tga format, convert them in different ...
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Lossless Editing by Combining Clips with FFmpeg x264

My new Canon Vixia HF G30 video camera has an option to encode directly to 35 Mbit/sec Mp4 at 1080p60 and it does a nice job. I primarily use it to record my daughter's high school basketball games. ...
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How can I crop a video with ffmpeg?

I have an MP4 file of a screen recording that I need to crop down. How can I accomplish this without using expensive tools like Adobe Premier or Final Cut? I prefer ffmpeg because I have used it ...
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big Premiere project with many clips - is it better to storyboard on paper first?

I've got a lot of footage logged from about 40 hours worth. I'm considering my next step with the aim towards getting a rough cut of the footage I've marked as being good and worthwhile of being in ...
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iOS 8 Video Editing App That Lets You Hear The Audio While Trimming?

I'm interested in making perfectly-looping Vine videos of me playing guitar riffs. I'd like to shoot and edit these videos on my phone (iPhone 5, iOS 8.1), without using a desktop editor. Is there an ...
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Video desyncs with the audio over time

I record footage with OBS and do voiceovers recorded in audacity. I process the audio in audacity, then sync the audio with the video. However, since I started doing it this way, the audio and video ...