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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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Which video editing software should I use for youtube videos? [duplicate]

I'm interested in making YouTube videos. I’m new to the whole video editing process. I would like to know which video editing software provides: music cloning animations special effects ...
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Blu-Ray authoring on an Apple Mac

hope this is the right place for this query I am after some advice on authoring blu-ray discs on a Apple Mac, I normally use Apple DVD Studio Pro from the FCP studio package, but this does not offer ...
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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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Is Open-Source -film production possible with open-source tools?

Samuli -- of the Iron-Sky -film -- mentions (3.40 here) their used software: adobe.com, Adobe Creative Suite 5 autodesk.com, Maya newtek.com, Lightwave 3D 10 renderpal.com, RenderPal ...
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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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Reverse engineering: which video editing software was used on this video?

With my staff we have to create a video similar to We have to start from scratch, buying the software and involving some experienced people. Which kind of software ...
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App to quickly analyze audio loudness of several video files?

Is there an app for OSX that lets you quickly analyze the loudness of a bunch of video files, shows you the peak and RMS loudness of each file in dBFS (I think dBTP and LUFS would be too much to ask ...
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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 ...
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Which PC software does live effects on video from a tethered camera?

Which software for Windows/Mac/Linux allow me to connect a DSLR (any DSLR brand is fine) and see in realtime (and record) the result of passing the live video feed through a filter?
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Create a movie file from a set of pdf files

I have a set of files from which I would like to create a movie file with a certain frame rate. I can, however, not seem to find software that is able to do this. I'm working under Ubuntu Linux. ...
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Tools to combine a video with an animated logo

I'm wondering, what tools would you suggest that I use to create an animated logo like the following. Say I have a logo that represents a roaring tiger head. I would like to have an intro video that ...
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Looking for Radio Automation Software

I am currently planning to run a podcast or a radio show as you prefer, where I intend to broadcast some Skype talking and play some music, live through Mixlr. I've been looking for some software that ...
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Tool to clip segments of a video

newbie here, I want to remove some segments of an MP4 video I have. Which easy to use tool would you recommend. Preferably free. I'm using Windows.
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How can I add fade in and fade out effects to a video?

I tried searching for freeware on Google which can do this. But I have not been able to find a software which clearly mentions fade in or fade out in its specifications. I wanted to have a scene with ...
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Adobe After Effects vs. Final Cut Express for chroma keying

Which is better for chroma keying, Adobe After Effects or Final Cut Express and why?
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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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What kind of video encoder can do this? Blend multiple video frames together live

How can I recreate the effect in the video above? Having multiple camera frames blended together in a live stream Preferably better. I need some kind of video ...
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Scroll text up (like in credits) then reverse and scroll text down?

Unsure if this is the right "sub-Stack Exchange" for this question, however I've been unable to find a way to scroll a block of text up then reverse it and scroll down after similar to "The Future of ...
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Softwares for GPU accelerated rendering

I'm a YouTuber and I spend quite a lot of time solely to render my video (editing is sparse, mainly cutting boring scenes to keep the highlights of the episode) that I believe could be accelerated ...
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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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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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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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Producing Video Lectures

What are all the software and hardware needed to produce a video of this kind?
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Editing software with a good textbook (Windows)

What are the leading editing tools available that also have good textbooks for them? I'd like to learn making videos based on Fraps footage: manage multiple audio tracks, cut/move pieces of audio, ...
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Batch splitting ProRes into equal-length segments

I routinely have to take ProRes footage and break it up into twenty minute segments of both ProRes and h.264. The computer I'm currently using to do this does has Premiere but not FCP. Any ideas on ...
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What is the easiest, no-frills way to produce a simple video on Windows 8?

My laptop has a camera. Since it can obviously take video of me (a la Skyping), it should be easy to create a video of myself (I am going to create a short video for a Kickstarter project). My laptop ...
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Is there a cheap Teleprompter software that supports foreign languages?

I work for a software company that offers Video Coaches to our clients. We are offering Coaches in foreign languages and the current Teleprompter software we are using does not support anything but ...
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Reliable way to burn VIDEO_TS folder on a DVD?

I'm building a video dvd for a wedding. I have rendered the VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS folders using an authoring software. I have burned them into a DVD using Windows, but the DVD is unreadable on 3 ...
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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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Video Archiving Tool

I'm collecting some video and audio files. I need a tool to create a searchable archive from them that will be able to store video /audio path, meta data (Name, Director, description,...) and tag ...
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Final Cut Express vs. Final Cut Pro X vs. Final Cut Studio

I am looking at upgrading from Final Cut Express 3.5 to another Final Cut product. What are the pros/cons of Final Cut Pro X and Final Cut Studio? (In terms of functionality) EDIT: Which would you ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Recording Video Games and uploading to YouTube

System Specs: -GTX 660 Windforce 2GB -i5 3570k Ivy Bridge -2 x 4GB 2133Mhz RAM -Processor HydroCooled (H100i) -My HDD is old and 500GB -Case Corsair 500r(Awesome cooling) -Nevermind about the internet ...
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Ken Burns Effect. - Software Recommendations

I am using Windows 7 and trying to find a right application to get advanced features of the "[Ken Burns effect]", like pan and zoom. Unfortunately Photostory version in Windows 7 is not able to get ...
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How to make this kind of animated video?

I just want to make videos like this one: But I can't imagine how to do them. I mean, what kind of software is he using?
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Codec/Hardware Advice on real-time encoding multiple HD streams

Does anyone know of what kind of hardware along with any good codecs that could reasonably encode 3 x 1920x1200 60fps DirectShow streams in real time? Preferably a lossless codec but I know at these ...
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What software can I use to make “stop motion” video from existing video material

I want to make video like this: While I know they used different technique (stop motion from photos), I would want to make mine from existing video of person walking. ...
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What software do I need to convert a DVD to common formats? And what are the recommended formats?

I need to rip a DVD (product instruction manual for my company) and convert the files into common formats for users to download and play on their computers. I was planning on offering .MOV, .MP4, ...
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Environments in which to stage an animated scene

I'm looking to shoot a short computer-based set of scenes, however I'm not sure what suitable (3D) engines/environments would be available to facilitate this. I'm aware of the Source engine, in which ...
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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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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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Any free or cheap soft for video composing [duplicate]

anyone knows if there is any video composing software cheap or free like, final cut pro, avid; to work in pair with after effect ?
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Capturing VHS tapes

I bought a Video-2-PC DIY Video Capture Kit which includes a copy of ArcSoft Showbiz 3.5, which I found to be too restrictive and low quality, and VirtualDub 1.9.11.0, which I eventually got to grips ...