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

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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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Extract streams from WebM

I hope my question fits the theme of this SE. Is there any software that can extract streams from WebM videos? I don't want to convert (re-compress), I want the streams intact. Thanks.
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Recommended format for a large embedded stop motion animation on website?

I have a stop motion animation of about 35 seconds in duration (~150 frames). The resolution is quite large at around 900px x 450px. What is the best format to play this looping on my website? I ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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478 views

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 ...
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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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DVD burned through Nero has only .nrd file

A DVD was given with a .nrd file alone on it (Nero was used to burn videos from a camcorder to the DVD). Is it possible to recover the video and convert to a mpeg format? Assume acquiring software is ...
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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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Converting MTS for best use in After Effects?

I have a client who gave me nothing but MTS files to use in After Effects. Basically it's HD slow motion photography, shot sideways, against a greenscreen, and all he wants to do is put one 1920 x ...
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How to ignore file name extensions while replacing source files for online editing in Premiere?

I'm encoding all my source files for offline editing with Premiere Media Encoder. I have MP4 and MTS files, and I thought of converting them all to AVI DV-PAL. Problem is I guess I'll have some ...
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Is it possible to store subtitle srt files in an m3u playlist file?

I have a folder that contains around 51 videos and another folder with their respective subtitles. I don't want to merge the folders into one folder so I was wondering if there's a way to store ...
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How could an 8-bit encoding take more memory than a 10-bit encoding?

I'll start off by saying that I know next to nothing about video encoding and I'm looking for a nice tutorial explaining the basics (I have a technical background and some knowledge of signal ...
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Closed Caption formats - support for overlapping phrases

I am looking to develop a tool for editing Closed Captions for MP3s. It is mostly in support of YouTube music videos. I've been looking over the Supported Caption File Formats in this YouTube page ...
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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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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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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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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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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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.SAV live video?

I bought a camera that I plan on using for my videos. The problem? It streams over the network, live, in a format that I've never even heard of. .sav I've tried everything, and I don't know how to ...
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Issue with Opening Downloaded ASF Stream files in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

I am a newbie to video editing and I've been trying to take some files I downloaded from a stream online (public government videos), to make an Adobe Premiere Pro video out of them. Here's an example ...
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What export settings should I use in Premiere Pro for iBooks Author videos?

I've tried using Adobe Premiere to save a video for iBooks Author. The problem is that when I export my project as a mpeg2 file the quality of the video degrades a lot. I am using images to ...
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From Avid Media Composer to DVD?

I have a 1920x1080i project (a 50 minute film) in Avid Media Composer (version 3). How can I make a high-quality DVD from my project? Specifically: Can I export straight from Avid to a DVD format ...
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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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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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How can I change the movie format from .MOV to .AVI in canon 650D

I have Canon 650 D which I use for Video Shoots mostly,my question is: How Can I change the video format inside camera setting? is there any possibility to do that ? the reason because my Video ...
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Encode MPEG-4 to DVD Format Without Doubling File Size

I want to encode a group of low-quality MPEG-4 video files to DVD format (to eventually burn to a DVD). The problem is that when I encode the video, the resulting files are often 2-3x as large as the ...
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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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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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why is a video file with .mts extension so huge?

I just recorded a 2 minute long video clip with my Sony camera. The output is an .MTS file, which is ~450 MB. What is the reason for that? Could you please recommend a (preferably free) app that I ...
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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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24hour non stop recording in a single file on a 128Gb SDXC? [closed]

Not sure if I am allowed to ask the following question here or not as it's not clear from the FAQ I want to record a non stop 24 hour video and wanted to know if the following device can do that? ...
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File compatibility for Final Cut Pro 7 project files with Adobe Premiere Pro CS4

The video editing labs in my university have Final Cut Pro 7 installed on them, and most projects that we work on are done in FCP. I don't have a Macbook so I personally use Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 ...
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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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Format of imported video files in Adobe Premiere

What is the format of newly imported file into the Adobe Premiere project? Evenmore, will the video be lossy encoded?
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Looking for compressed standard definition file format to share footage between Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe Premiere Pro CS6

Brief Background I have a 30 minute film originally edited on Premiere Pro 1.5 in 2005/2006 that used 4:3 720x576 PAL interlaced DV AVI footage imported by firewire from a DV Cam. The entire raw ...
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915 views

Editing a movie from DVD in Sony Vegas?

I often have a movie (commercial, encrypted DVD) which I would like to import into Sony Vegas for further editing. The goal is to make my own private "Director's Cut", mixing the movie with some other ...
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Corrupt MP4 [recording interrupted]

I was recording an MP4 file using PlaysTV, and my computer had a power fault half-way through the recording. I'm sure that the file contains valid data, it's just that no media player will recognize ...
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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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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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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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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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How to make a multi-audio video into several video files with one audio track each?

Suppose that we have one video file in.mkv, which has two audio tracks, what is the most direct way to remux it into two separate mkv files with just one audio track? Two streams is an example, the ...