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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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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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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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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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How to make this kind of animated video?

I just want to make videos like this one: ...
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batch audio + picture slideshow video creation for youtube

I've about 1000 audio files that I want to batch convert to videos, with some picture slideshows & upload to youtube. Is there any tool available that does this ?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Filter commentary from AC3 stream in MKV

a question from a a total non-expert in video/audio editing. I have an MKV file (let's call it X) which contains an AC3 file which has some constant and unnecessary (for me) comments for visually ...
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Arbitrary angles or slices for split screens

Is there a software or plugin for video software that allows for arbitrary numbers and angles of split screens, and if so, what is it called? I.e. For a particular effect I wanted to split a screen ...
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Looking for a tile slideshow transition effet

i am looking for a way to produce this transition effect for a slideshow : ...
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What software was used to create this stylized screencast for Disqus 2012?

I am making a video and want to have a stylized screencast like the Disqus 2012 video: https://vimeo.com/43917945 What software is used to create these sorts of animations?
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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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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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Visualising geo data on a map

Hi I have an interesting task I want to achieve. I currently manage a website that acts as a tracking system for a popular piece of flight simulation software. Currently we take a dump of the lat/lon ...
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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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How to convert a .m4v video/audio file to .mp4 on Windows-7, for free

Does Windows-7 already have something that does this? Or is there a free download that does it?
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Beginner: what software to combine 2 videos of a dance show

I would like to make a film of our dance show from 2 videos which were shot of it, keeping 1 audio track and the movement synched to the audio. Can anyone tell me what software can do this as easily ...
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Software recommendation for creating videos for demoing research results

I wish to create a video that demonstrates my research results, which comprise of images (graphs, tables, visualisations, etc), image sequences and videos. An example video which achieves what I am ...
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Software Advice for producing video ads

I am developing a web application and going to launch it soon. I am already done with the website, photos and brochures, and only the video presentation is missing. To present the app, I just want to ...
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Looking for a free dvd burning program which has basic video editing to make a menu?

I just shot some video in 720 using my kodak playsport zx5. I know HD videos don't fit on DVD and i'll have to compress / edit them. I don't want to buy any advanced programs right now since i'm just ...
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Trying to help a west coast fan in an east coast world

So my friend wants to hear the west coast announcers during the playoffs - while watching the game on tv. Problem is that the tv broadcast is delayed a few seconds. Does anyone know of a work around? ...
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Connecting camera to computer to film

I am not sure if this is the right area for this but anyway: I want to hook my camera (Pentax K-R) to my computer to give me a live preview of what the camera sees. Then for the camera to save ...
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Repair corrupted video files

After experimental restauration of btrfs sparse file image, a lot of my video files have missing or added bytes, but only some (file sizes are identical to size of original except < 100 bytes). Is ...
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I only have the .mp4 files from a Sony XDCAM EX shoot, is there a way I can still convert them for use in AfterEffects on Windows?

I no longer have access to the original recordings and the weird excess of files that Sony likes to bundle with the video you actually need. I'm running Windows 8.1 and Adobe After Effects CS6, and ...
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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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Vinyl converter spins 35.3 RPM — How to correct?

My new "Numark PT-01 USB" turntable/vinyl converter actually spins 35.3 RPM instead of 33.3. Notes sound slightly sharp. Is there a good software to fix this?
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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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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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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 ...
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Export video marks and regions

Is there a video editor which can save: marked points (selections) in frames or time selected (rectangular) video regions to an external text file? I would like to parse this file with a command ...
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Video player (which can overlay 2 video streams)

Is there a video player that can play 2 or more clips simultaneously overlaying them ontop of each other. (ie just like a video editor does... but as a standalone video player where I dont have to ...
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Picture In Picture - Software recommendation [duplicate]

Preferably free ones, but I'm willing to shell out some cash if it's well worth its value. I have a very limited video editing experience but I'm willing to learn, so here is the criteria that I'm ...
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Is There A Fraps Alternative That Records Different Audio Sources To Different Tracks

I was wondering if there is a Fraps alternative that records audio from different sources to different tracks. unless fraps has this capability??