Refers to the "container" that that data is stored in and how that data is encoded.

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Is there a video container which is able to handle segments of different video quality (or even size)?

Let's assume I have a video of 10 minutes length. And I want to reduce its size by having some parts in high bitrate, while other less important parts can be low bitrate. For this I'd cut the original ...
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jvc recorder .ced file

I recorded some videos using a JVC recorder. Now I am trying to upload those videos to my PC, but the format it .ced. How do I play/convert this file to a different format on my pc?
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Video (or audio, too) format that stores multiple languages in the same file, but only the parts that are different?

DVDs or similar often offer different dubs of the same movie, TV show, etc. on one disk. Storing a whole different video track (and audio track, too) for a movie seems a bit wasteful, given that the ...
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Compressing a large MP4 file that is on 2.30mins long

I have been sent a video that is only 2.30 mins long. But is a whopping 168mb, unfortunetely this has to be embedded into an app - so I need it as small as possible. I need to get the file size down ...
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How to prepare AVCHD on a PC for Mac use later?

I recently began a job in IT and part of my role involves recording at some company events. However, it isn't my role to edit the videos themselves. These files need to be handed off to a Mac user who ...
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Canon Vixia HF R600 - MP4 vs AVCHD

I just bought a Canon Vixia HF R600. It's giving me the option to save files as AVCHD or MP4. I will be importing them to my PC and editing them in Adobe Premiere CC. I'd heard that AVCHD has a ...
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Motion capture and 3D model formats

I have a light background in CAD and modelling, and I want to use some virtual sets with motion capture. I'm trying to determine what program/platform my next 3D model should use if I want to work ...
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Repair Corrupted MOV File

So I recorded some footage on a Canon EOS T3 yesterday and imported it into after effects directly from the SD card and deleted the file accidentally. I then used some software to recover my video but ...
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removing an x265 audio track without conversion?

I have an x265 video file with dual audio tracks in different languages. Obviously one is useless to me and I want to remove it without waiting through a lengthy conversion that will lead to quality ...
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Best format to export to in blender

I am using blender video sequence editor feature. When I export my video I have subtle quality loss. There are mild flickering artifacts. I have a couple question related to that. First one, is what ...
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What is mpeg-dash and how is it different from several versions of the same video with a manifest describing the segmentation of the videos?

I'm having a hard time understanding how the MPEG-DASH is not the same as: creating a bunch of copies of the same video with different quality settings creating a manifest of how each video file is ...
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How do I use CCTV video footage with a specific encoding in video editing software?

I am planning to use my DVR recorded videos in some simple video editing, but are unsuccessful in doing so. Windows Movie Maker plays,edits and previews my videos perfectly, but when time comes to ...
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No video editor will work with my MP4 file

I have an MP4 file, and I've tried importing it into Windows Movie Maker, iMovie and Final Cut Pro. In all three programs, the video seems to import just fine, but I can't preview it. It appears in a ...
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Does DVD support non-interlaced formats (576p)?

I have an old VHS homevideo that has been converted to DVD (PAL-576i) in a photo-shop. I have decided to add some menus and edit some things in Premiere Pro CC/Encore and maybe convert the aspect ...
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extracting keyframes from damaged video file

if I have a video file that is in .mov format, but the header has been overwritten, is there a way to scan the file to find the keyframes and somehow extract them?
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How to convert an mkv file with hevc encoding to mkv with avc

I have some mkv files with a hevc encoding which is not allowing me to burn to disc in covertxtodvd as it shows no video track as the encoding isn't supported, i was wondering if it was possible to ...
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What is the size of 1 minute video at 1920 x 1080 (60 fps)?

I would like to know what is the size in MB for 1 minute video captured in the following format: 1920 x 1080 (60 fps) AVCHD and 1920 x 1080 (60 fps) MPEG-4 with peak data rate of 24Mbit/sec How ...
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What video formats/codecs should a video editing software aimed at beginners/semi-pros definitely support

I have a video editing software which current supports only MP4/H264 as the videos that can be imported into the system. I wanted to expand this and was investigating into the different popular ...
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How to drastically reduce size of very simple video?

I've got a series of videos that I'm looking to drastically reduce in size. The video content is very simple: text animating on white background with a voice track on top. The text is mostly just ...
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Is there a video type for vector animation?

Is there a vector-based video type, preferably open-source, so that an animated clip could be produced using "rules" instead of pixel-compression? This would mean lossless resolution-independent ...
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How can I convert the subtitle file format (.rtf to .vtt)?

Does anybody knows an easy way to create a .vtt (WEBVTT) subtitle file with an .rtf file? I don't want to have to type all the subtitles new to get the .vtt format! Is there an easy way to convert ...
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How can I reduce size of video files on a Sony XDCAM?

I bought a decent camera (Sony XDCAM) however I have a problem with the output file size. The .MTS files it makes work fine in my editor, and they create the quality I need, but the 2 gig per 10 ...
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Recreate basic AVCHD from MTS files

My dad has a Sony HXR-NX5E which writes its output to SDHC cards in AVCHD format. Wanting to back up his video and not understanding the AVCHD structure, I originally got him to copy the contents of ...
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Ways to open a corrupted .avi?

I recorded some game footage using MSI afterburner and accidentally closed afterburner before stopping the recording and now I can't open the resulting file. MPC, VLC, Sony Vegas can't open it. MPC ...
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How to convert a quicktime 3d model .mov format into multiple images

I've tried exporting 3d model lab into images sequence format after going through this below answer. exporting .mov vr to multiple still frames, but all I can see same image output with different ...
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How to convert to MPEG-2 MP@ML

I have a TV receiver (model ECR-510PVR) which supports MPEG-2 MP@ML and I can't find a way to convert video to this format.
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Play a .g64 file extension

A legal friend of mine received a file from a colleague with a .g64 file extension that she needs to view. My searching indicates that the .64 file extension is some form of proprietary security ...
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How are video and audio streams placed in 'container' files and what interrelations do they have?

So far I have been guessing my way through the types of audio/video streams and getting them mixed up with containers. For example, I have had a friend tell me that a video file which won't play on my ...
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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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Converting container or transcode movies to iPhone from command line (os x)

Over the years I collected many movies in different container formats (avi, mp4, mkv) and encoded with different codecs too. Now want convert containers (or transcode them if absolutely necessary) to ...
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What portion of m2t video file size is audio?

What portion of a video file is audio information? I have a large number of m2t video files where the audio is worthless to me. I'm curious if removing the audio portion from these files will notably ...
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I have a TS file. How do I render it?

(I decided to post this here because it doesn't fit very well into the Gaming category, but it is a gaming question.) I had the idea to try streaming video to Twitch one on computer and to record it ...
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How to downsample 4k to 1080p using ffmpeg while maintaining the quality?

I have some 4K 3840x2160 footage in MP4 format that I need to bring down to 1080p. I tried running ffmpeg -i orig.mp4 -vf scale=1920:1080 smaller.mp4 but the result is very poor quality, with ...
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What is the best universal video format / extension so that it can be viewed on iPad and PCs

So, someone asked me this question today, and I am very curious about the answer. This person wants to put up a video on a website, and wants it to be viewable on both the iPad and on PCs. They don't ...
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Change output using a .jsx script for After Effects CS6

I've made a script that will loop through a (.txt) interchanging elements of a certain composition. Within the script, I add each changed composition to the render queue and output it. How can 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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Issues importing iStock comps into After Effects

So I'm downloading a placeholder video FLV comp from iStockphoto.com (right click, save-link as under any video preview). When adding the downloaded FLV to AE, it comes up with an import error, saying ...
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Need to reach a low data rate of about 1.5 - 2 MB/min (200 - 267 kb/s)

I am working on a project involving live streaming. My goal is to reach a data rate of no more than 200 - 267 kb/s when streaming. Is it possible to reach such low rate while keeping an acceptable fps ...
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Video Encoding - Wasting Space

I am facing a common issue that I cannot find a term to describe: I have a few low quality VHS rips that were encoded with a certain Apple ProRes codec (irrelevant in the context of this particular ...
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Video format to get my comp to export under 50Kb

I have an approx. 8s long video in Adobe After Effects CC, res. 200x200px. I need to export it so it has <= 50Kb, which format should I choose so it keeps the most quality but falls under these ...
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Utility or method for joining MP4 files

I have two MP4 files that I generated with Camtasia Studio. I need to join them together post rendering with Camtasia (it can't be done during the Camtasia rendering process). Looking for a utility or ...
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Black title changes colour when exporting MXF ???

Been asked by client to export in MXF format. Never done that before (worked within PP with MXF, just never exported to that). At the end of the ad I've made a very simple after effects title/call to ...
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Convert .WMV to .MOV

A client gave me a file in Windows Media Video format. I need to edit it in Final Cut Pro X. The problem is that Final Cut Pro X can't read it. Neither can Apple Compressor. It has a Quicktime logo, ...
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Improving frame/image quality on Handbrake?

I created a .cdr file from a DVD and converted it to an .mp4 with Handbrake. My only issue is Handbrake's default settings create a somewhat grainy picture. The file size went from 1.24Gb to ~100Mb so ...
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mp4 file will not play video, only audio on quicktime, fine on VLC

I have an mp4 file that will not play video, only audio, on QuickTime (10.4 on Yosemite) - and by extension does not show the correct icon in Finder not will it play properly on iOS devices. Others ...
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Can't import some .mov files into Adobe Premiere, it says “Codec missing or unavailable”

I am trying to import some .mov files into Adobe Premiere project, but I keep getting the following error message "Codec missing or unavailable", this only happen for certain .mov videos which have ...
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What are the most common project formats for modern NLE software?

For my sound syncing tool I'd like to implement saving project to file which will be suitable for most modern non linear editors. I try to avoid looking into each proprietary format of major vendors, ...
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Re-encoding Archival Movies

I have some old quicktime movies from a project I did in 2005. The client came back recently and wants to do some changes and run off a new version, and since I've got all his media restored at the ...
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Best Sony Vegas Pro 13 videogame footage rendering options for YouTube

In order to practice video montage and Sony Vegas Pro 13 as a hobby, I sometimes record online videogames matches I play so I can edit them and show them to my friends via YouTube. I used an Adobe ...
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Saving disk space, but not quality

I'm pretty new at this... I captured my analog 8mm video tapes in .avi, planning to edit them with Premier. But I need to make space in my external hard drive. I have the Adobe Encoder, but I'm ...