Video is the technology of electronically manipulating still images that represent motion.

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Video rendering time is measured in man-hours. How is that calculated?

I know that man-hours are used as a unit to measure time in things like modelling and other work actually done by people, but I also hear man-hours used to refer to graphics rendering time. How is ...
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What are some alternatives to Pro Presenter 5?

I'm looking for something like pro presenter 5 to play back video from. I'd like to be able to edit titles on lower 3rds on the fly and then be able to play video in the best quality possible. I'd ...
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Using GoPro Studio to edit non-GoPro videos

I'm trying to use GoPro Studio to create a video that includes GoPro video as well as HD video from an iPhone. GoPro Studio was not able to deal with the .MOV file from the iPhone (the audio was ...
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How to Record a Dark scene without any Noise?

I am using Nikon D3200, I am trying to shoot a dark scene. The scene is so dark and there is minimal amount of light. I am shooting in manual mode and these are my settings. ISO 200, f/5.2, Shutter ...
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Is it right time to buy 4K video camera?

I want to casual shooting (family, travels etc), but i do not want to sacrifice the quality. Should I buy a camera equipped with 4K shooting? Is it the right time to buy a 4K camera or should I buy a ...
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video lighting output levels

[edited to hopefully make this question more specific] i am a long time still photographer beginning to work in video. i understand lighting pretty well, but what i am having trouble getting ahold of ...
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Does youtube store different video files for different bit rate?

First of all, is the technique called "resampling" ? Does youtube make live resampling for every user ? Isn't it too cpu costly ? So far what i know about codecs is that it has to go through many ...
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Easiest way to narrate video with freeze frames etc.?

I currently have a bit of experience with Premiere Pro and Windows Movie Maker. What I'm looking for is a way to basically narrate a video in real time and pause it (hold the frame) whenever I want ...
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Why don't phones correct vertical filming?

Many people get really mad at filmers suffering from the Vertical Video Syndrome and I find it hard to disagree. Phone-shot videos filmed vertically are really annoying to watch. But there's one ...
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How can I mix a video in Full HD (1920 x 1080) with a vid in HD (1280 x 720)

I'm trying to export a video of Premiere CS6 and I am having some problems... My two cameras record in different size, and when I'm working with the clips on the program, everything looks great and ...
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Mp4 Video Container and the Codecs use with it

I have started to learn about mp4 file format, and I just learned that mp4 is nothing but just a container that defines the structure of the video file, and that it has different codes inside it for ...
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GoPro Hero 3+ Microphone Mounting

I own a GoPro Hero 3+ video camera which requires the following adapter to use an external microphone: http://shop.gopro.com/accessories/3.5mm-mic-adapter/AMCCC-301.html This makes mounting the ...
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Distorting video with live sound

I am starting an art project that requires to create a program (running on my computer) that can be able to distort the image of the video projected according to the sound/noise that a mic captures ...
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Corrupt images, when capturing from multiple cameras using the V4L2 API

I would like to grab images from multiple cameras under linux. I followed this presentation used the code and enhanced it for my purpose. It works very well for 1 camera. Once I begin to grab images ...
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Cyberlink Power Director 12 Animated Gif Watermark

How do I add an Animated Gif watermark to my videos in Power Director? I have created an animated gif that I would like to use in the corner of all of my videos in Power Director, however when using ...
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Does raising the framerate while not changing the bitrate result in quality loss?

AFAIK, the bitrate is the number of bits per second. So let's say I have two videos, both using the same codec, bitrate settings and resolution. If the first one has a framerate of 25fps, but the ...
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Make a video look like it was taken from further away

I have a telephone video recording I would like to edit to make it appear it was taken from further away than it was?
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Need a video/audio 'time base corrector' with a very large time buffer

We'll be receiving a media stream that will suffer varying time shifts, and we need a solution that will clock the video+audio out at a predictable rate. We can time stamp the input stream (assume ...
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Whats the most affordable way to setup a large screen outdoors for live video

My company produces some out door concerts that will have 15-18k people attend. I'd like to setup a video screen next to the stage that I can use to show a video feed of the concert. I don't have a ...
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How to set up Paid Live Streaming event?

I would like to set up a live class which may take place over a couple of days and I would like to stream it live. My question is, how do I set it up so it allows access to only people who have paid ...
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Is it possible to embed VTT subtitles & chapters in webm video?

I have a video in webm format, and two files in webVTT format, chapters and subtitles. Is it possible to embed this two webVTT file in the webm in order to get only one file ? webm is a derivative of ...
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How to make a whiteboard/flanelboard style promotional video for a mobile app? [duplicate]

I want to make an animated video which shows what my mobile app can be used for. What are the most economically-conservative resources I can use?
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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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Looking for an accurate Playback FPS from a video

I've made a 1080P video using After Effects, and after it has been rendered the playback is a bit stutter-y. Now I am fairly certain that this stuttering is a result of the computer struggling with ...
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Is there software that will let you cut a region from a video file to create a new video? [duplicate]

For example, I have a video that's X * Y in width and height. I would like to create a video from a static (non moving) subregion within that video. Is this a feature common to most editing suites, ...
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How to mask everything except eyes?

I have a video containing a single person facing the camera. I would like to black-out everything in this video except for a small rectangular box around the person's eyes. I'm sure there are many ...
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Help needed in choosing video production device for use with Matterhorn Capture Agent

In our institution we need to record every class hours and upload it to our Matterhorn server with schedule recording, so i need a good video capture card which need to support a fixed camera and ...
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Are there any video programs to trim and export multiple videos at once?

If I wanted to cut the first 10 seconds off of a handful of videos(12 videos), is there a program that will open all of the videos at once and let me trim the first 10 seconds off of them all at the ...
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Converting video with different resolutions slightly affects in file size, why?

I'm converting a video with resolution 960x720p using HandBrake on Mac. When I convert two videos with exactly the same settings but with different resolutions, the file size is almost the same. ...
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Do I need to encode video in both ogg and webm?

I'm doing some HTML5 video work; I'm taking uploaded video and using ffmpeg and related packages to convert the original videos (usually .mov, but whatever) into mp4, ogg and webm versions for ...
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Video Camera with Detachable Viewfinder and Remote Control

I am wondering if there is a camcorder/video camera out there with a touchscreen viewfinder that is detachable and can be used remotely via a cable. I want to be able to control all features of the ...
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HQ screen video capture

I'm trying to create a video out of what's shown on the computer's screen. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get it in high quality, and since there are small fonts on the screen - the HQ is important. ...
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What is wrong with my “new” camera? My playback looks bad

My old Canon mv690 camera recorder got broken. It uses MiniDV casettes. To play many old recordings I bought a used Canon GL2 Mini DV 3ccd camera to play my old casettes, but the image is not ...
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After Effects Not Rendering Transparency

Completely new to AE, but I've watched like three tuts on youtube and I've spent way to much time on this... I have a comp that I made that is a write-on effect. I have selected the alpha channel ...
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What do you call the video effect where water looks like it's standing still when filmed

I found a few interesting effects, which was labelled under the rolling shutter effect, however I was told that this was NOT an example of rolling shutter effect, what would you call this effect? The ...
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Benro and Manfrotto Monopods - QR System

I was looking into some monopods to improve my on-the-run potential for some upcoming projects and I'd like to unify all my gear with one QR system so I can switch from a slider to tripod to monopod ...
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How to create and film ghost special effects

I need to film a piece that is supernatural in nature and has several characters that are ghosts. I've thought of numerous ways of accomplishing this but would like some suggestions on which would be ...
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Recording and playing video with variable frame rate

We are using a streaming camera to record and to play back surveillance video. This camera sends a rtsp stream which will be recorded by our application as a H264 video. In our application, the ...
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Stock footage search service

Is there any service where I can describe stock footage that I need using human readable search terms and sentences and send out a search request to multiple footage archives at once, so I will not ...
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Will I lose quality when converting avi to mkv?

I have a lot of *.avi files with either 1 audio track or several. All of them are mp3 encoded. The video codec is xvid4. However, when I play these avi files I can choose between the audio tracks ...
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Why does compressor output 960x540 when frame size is specified “up to 1280x720”?

Is there any way to produce output video at 1280x720 resolution using the "Apple Devices HD (Most Compatible)" setting in Compressor? When I specify a frame size of "up to 1280x720", the output ...
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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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FFmpeg MP4 to FLV too slow

I am converting .mp4 files to .flv using ffmpeg in centos. But the conversion time is extremely too slow! It takes about 1.5 hours to convert 500MB .mp4 file into .flv. I am using a linux vps with 2 ...
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Screen refresh rate above 100 Hz noticeable?

Is a refresh rate higher than 100 Hz still noticeable for the human eye? Tv manufacturers are still taking these refresh rates to new heights, but is there really a noticeable difference between a ...
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Is it possible in FFMPEG to change scale over time?

Ok, so using the overlay filter, one can change the x/y location of a video over time by using the "t" variable. For example, overlay=x='if(gte(t,2), -w+(t-2)*20, NAN)':y=0 can be used to start ...
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Create a Video File or PNG Sequence of Writing Out A Word

I was wondering if there is a generator, or something out on the web where you type a word, and it would create a video file of it being written out. I want to embed the file on a site, so when you ...
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How can I make professional video using an iPad?

I am willing to make an educational guidance video. And since I want to make it using an iPad, what things should I keep in mind? And which specific camera app will be better over the inbuilt camera ...
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Add an image in front of video using ffmpeg

I have many videos and I need to put an image in front of them for about 5 seconds, but adding it manually and rendering it each time would take really long, so I am asking if it is possible to do so ...
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Wireless IP Camera

At present I have a software solution that involves 4 analogue cameras connected to an encoder that is plugged into my router. My application then reads the rtsp feed from the ip address from this ...
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Advice on how to determine right camera equipment and set up for multi-sport court?

We are building a 65ft x 30ft multi-sport court with 13ft walls all around (similar to the one pictured) and we would like to know what video camera equipment would be the most appropriate in order to ...