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Which measurements can I take using which programs to exploit the already low quality and save as much space as possible?

This is the best my actioncam can create. My goal is to take advantage of this low quality and save as much harddrive space as possible so visible quality remains. Which measurements can I take ...
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Software to create DDP video package?

I need to create a DDP package to send deliveries to SONY. What is the best option to create this DDP packages? The source files are allways Video Files.
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Automate making multiple videos in kdenlive

I've been doing a series on youtube called Daily Improvisations. Once a week I sit down and record 7 short "songs" in one long session (sometimes I take a break so there are two sessions). I use my ...
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Free video editing software that supports panning with Bezier curves

I'm trying to make a video by panning through cells in a webcomic. First I tried Kdenlive, but that seems to only support linear panning, so you can't do it smoothly. I found someone complaining about ...
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Is it possible to remove “ghosted” frames from video using ffmpeg? (or other cross-platform CLI tools)

I have some videos which were butchered by evil processing, resulting in spurious extra frames which are simply neighbor frames blended together (plus some random difference from compression ...
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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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Stream tablet to computer with switcher to stream to internet

I was unsure where to post this, so please move if there is a better site for it I am trying to design a cheap system that allows me to have 3 video inputs, allows me to mix them and stream it live ...
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Video Analysis Tool - Open Source Software Recommendation

This is blurring the lines between programming and vid production (question not allowed on Stack Overflow or Programmers) I am throwing this out there as I know there may not be a suitable solution, ...
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Good open source Video Editors?

Sure, I could Google and find random software. But I rather have the opinion of users that have had hands-on with any open source video editors. So if you've used one that you like or know of any, ...
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How can a beginner remove an actor from footage?

I want to edit this montage of James Bond Intros. What I want is remove the real james bond, as a beginner what will you suggest a good video editor for this kind of situation?
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Color grading software (Preferably free or part of Adobe CC) with individual color HSL controls (like Lightroom)

Lightroom makes it very easy for me to stylize my photos with HSL controls which allow me to adjust the hue, saturation, and luminance of individual colors. What can I use to do this with my video?
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Best open source tool to convert avi type 1 files to rgb

I have a capture card that produces DV video in AVI Type 1 container files. I would like to convert the video to RGB, do some image processing, and then convert the video back to DV-AVI and optionally ...
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What software is used in Hollywood for special effects and video editing [closed]

I am totally new to this video stuff. What I want is to make a short amateur movie and make some visual special effects and maybe edit it. So I'd love to find some program I could play with and do ...
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Adding annotation to existing video file

I an application demo video, I want to add annotations (Text notes, basic shapes etc) on already recorded video. Is there any free software available for that on Windows? I found some, but they work ...
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Green Screen Streaming

I am a complete newbie when it comes to making videos. Just got a Canon VIXIA RF62, and built a DIY green screen. On the green screen I hope to place maps and other background images that I will point ...
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Which would be the best VFX software for an absolute beginner?

I am absolutely new to VFX designing and I have tried my hands on Blender, which I find quite useful. I tried After Effects, but couldn't do anything due to its complexity. I want to know about a ...
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Are these beginner's paid-for programs comparable?

I've found these low-end but non-free programs and can't decide with which to go. They all seem to be around $50-$80 (One time. Not subscription). My question - are they all comparable, or are some ...
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VLC Alternative for fine review media with possibly frames control and detailed codec informations

Some people around the web say that VLC is the cinderella of the video players, they say it make too much automatically picked video filters and conversions that not decode properly the media in the ...
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How do I turn audio into video (that is, show the waveforms in a video)?

I have to create a video. Part of it involves "showing" a radio interview. Rather than just having a black screen and listening to the audio, I'd like to have a varying waveform on the screen and a ...
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Video Keywording, captioning and sorting software

I am looking for suggestions on software to help catalog my growing video library of GoPro MP4 and other (iPhone, dSLR video) files. This software would be similar to Adobe Bridge or Lightroom - ...
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Video editor suggestion [closed]

I'm new here. I'm looking for a easy-to-use video editor, like windows movie maker but with a couple of more tools like: adding videos over a video and adding two or more lines of text simultaneously ...
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Windows - Easy to use video editor

I want to make a video using photos and video snips and add titles freely. Is there any user-friendly software to do so? I don't have much time for complicated software right now. So I'm looking for ...
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Auto upload (ftp) video file once it's finished encoding

I'm in a live production, and I'm clipping hundreds of short videos all day every day. What I'd like to do is use some application to set a watch folder, and as soon as I hit stop on the encoder, and ...
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Software to move graphics over another. i.e. a bus over a map

I want to portray the tour of a group of students from the Uni to an exterior site and back. The idea ist to have a map (static or scrolling) and move a picture of a bus on it. The look is supposed to ...
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Voice over video with current sound

I want to record a video and want to play some recorded voice over the video, but I still want the sounds of the original video to remain. Is this possible, and when the answer is yes, can you ...
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Smoothcam filter vs Warp Stabilizer

To smooth out shaky footage I want to know which of the following apps is the best: Final cut Pro X Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Adobe After Effects CS6
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Sync separate audio to video+bad-camera-audio, free NLE recommendations

My use-case, in case the details help people understand what I'm looking for: My brother needs some videos of him singing while playing the piano, to send in as an audition for a dinner theater. For ...
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Standalone tool to increase video playback speed without changing the audio pitch

I would like to know if there is a simple tool that can speed up mp4 videos without changing the audio pitch. If not, what is the simplest and quickest tool to easily extract the audio from a video ...
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software for frame images to video with changing framerate?

I've got some frames that were captured over 24h at 2 frames a min. I want to convert them to video BUT with different playback speeds depending on when they were shot. I want to be able to use ...
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Post processing - image stabilisation

I own a Panasonic HC-V130. Recently I've read an article about image stabilisation in a computing magazine. Can this be achieved without a special camera? I am using too much zoom to hold the camera ...
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How to create tutorial videos?

I'd like to know how to create a video tutorial like: Is there any 'easy to use software' to achieve such effects? I've tried ...
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What is good software for camera recording under Linux?

I use Linux(Mint Linux Petra) and will probably switch to Ubuntu 14 soon. I need to record video with my camera on my laptop(imagine I use a web-camera for simplification) and I need to see real-time ...
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Is there a product(s) to stream recorded videos, all at same given point in time

I've been searching for a hardware or software product that can stream up at least 17 time stamped video recordings, all at the same point in time. If I had 17 separate recordings of 17 different ...
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Software advice to create animated sketches

I'm an industrial designer, using 3D CAD software to create my designs and Photoshop, Illustrator and inDesign, to create sketches & graphics, edit images, build presentations. The problem is ...
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Real time document straighener similar to Microsoft Office Lens or CamScanner but for video?

Office lens straightens pictures of flat, boards very, very nicely. Here's an example. Let's say I am teaching a class and I want to record what I write on the whiteboard as I explain it. Is there ...
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Software for video cut automation / scripting

I am very new to a/v editing and need to automate a simple process. Basically what I need is a way for my mom to capture video from her camera and input a series of numbers like 1:02 1:30 1:55 2:34 ...
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How to remove little camera movements

I want to remove little camera movements from a video. Is this possible? I tried virtualdub with deshaker plugin, but it only works for shaking. Shooting position: bridge Weather: strong wind ...
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How do I convert an AVI video file to a stacked image?

I am using a Skyris 132c to capture image video and have an issue with Registax 6.1 with update and also with 5.0. Neither will work with the 40 second video I have captured. The 5 version doesn't ...
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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 to stitch images from DIY panorama video rig with 3 canon 60d's?

I want to build a camera rig with 3 canon 60d's to get some kind of panorama video. To verify my idea before building the real rig, I've implemented the setup in Blender to test all possible cases: ...
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Linux visual effects pipeline

Visual Effects Society (VES) published a first reference platform at the end of the last year in order to build a flexible linux vfx pipeline to minimise incompatibilities between different software ...
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Multivideo player with histograms?

Is there a tool that can play multiple videos while displaying a histogram of each video simultaneously?
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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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Software to make a transcript?

I record conferences and produce them in an HTML player. I have a need to transcribe some content and integrate it into the player. I found this question, but the answer seems to say that the ...
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Open source video editing software compatible with Linux [duplicate]

I've been looking around for open source software I can use to quickly edit some of my projects when I'm away from home on my Linux laptop and the best I've found so far is Blender. Does anyone else ...
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Keeping metadata (time/date) when extracting frames from video

Circumstances I recently started to extract frames from videos (GoPro) for underwater photography. I'm currently using Adobe Premiere Pro to do so, which works, but when I imported these new photos ...
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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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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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Producing Video Lectures

What are all the software and hardware needed to produce a video of this kind? https://youtu.be/43Wg3Vz3lX0
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Is there a program that can change monitor color temperature for lighting?

I'm shooting a scene for a film where the actor will be placed in front of a computer monitor. I want to use the monitor to light the actor, but I want to be able to adjust the color temperature to ...