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Either an individual or a software or hardware platform that manipulates and combines source video clips in to a finished, combined output video.

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Best bitrate for SD proxy editing in Sony Vegas? [on hold]

Performance-wise, What are the correct bitrate settings for timeline editing mpeg2 proxies at 640x360p with Vega's Main Concept MPEG-2 plugin/encoder?
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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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How can I combine two videos into one? [duplicate]

I have to make a video the combines two videos. The first is a training video, the second is a video of a sign-language interpreter that will be added to the bottom left-corner of the first. The ...
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Time code audio tracks in NLE?

How do you generate audio time code (LTC) tracks, if your platform doesn't offer them natively? Some editing platforms can generate auxiliary LTC tracks, but many don't. Audible time code may not be ...
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Video editing with text to speech

I am trying to do some screen recordings and uploading them to YouTube. I have a terrible voice and frankly I cannot maintain a stream of speech meaning the the end product will end up being bad. I ...
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How to make the smoke become a mask layer?

Im a beginner in video editing industry, so I got one main question and few sub questions based on this video: Main question - The intro title cover by smoke effect, when the smoke effect pass by ...
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Split video into equal duration segments

I am currently using ffmpeg to split videos into 10 seconds segments. I have taken two approaches but neither seems to yield the desired results. Approach number one is using basic cutting with the -t ...
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Good software for a simple, slide-show style video presentation?

So we have to make a short video (Less than 5 minutes) for a leadership course as part of our degree. (Engineering) We're not really video people, so we've decided to simple slide show style video ...
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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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Recovering severely underexposed video

I need to recover some badly underexposed video. The video is virtually black with no detail at the moment. I don't need it to be perfect but I would like some ideas on a process I could follow to ...
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Free software for annotations (circles, arrows, etc.) in screen capture videos

I have recorded some technical tutorial videos through screen capture. At certain points in these videos, I want to highlight buttons, text, etc. by circling them or putting arrows. An example effect ...
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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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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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How to start making videos

I want to learn to make videos like this one, where should I start? And what tools I can use?
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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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Poor Resolution Video “.MOV”

Yesterday, I'd been editing a film for work. I imported the footage from my camera and the clips looked perfectly fine. So I uploaded the clips to Google Drive and then downloaded on my computer and ...
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mistake importing footage

I am kind of new to video (1 year). When I import video footage into Premiere, I sometimes get duplicate clips. Only the long ones. I think I am not importing my footage correctly. Does it have to do ...
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Combine Multiple MKVs and Double Frame Rate

I have a series of videos in mkv format that I need to stitch together into one longer video. The videos are also a little slow; halving the number of frames to save disk space and speed it up would ...
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WAX - How do I make it so the PiP can go anywhere?

So, I make videos, and I needed to make a PiP of a comment in the video. I made the PiP, but whenever I move it upwards far enough, it gets hidden, as if there was an invisible video wall. To help you ...
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What is the Marketshare of the big three video editing (NLE) software packages?

Cannot find a source to see market share or change for top video editing software tools used today. The big three are: Avid Final Cut Pro Adobe Premiere Pro (after effects) I know Avid is still used ...
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I'm trying to crop the sides of a movie which are unwanted… Online

I am trying to crop my video online, like it's done below. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
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VSDC No audio when editing tracks?

In VSDC, when making a PIP effect, it doesn't play any sound. It has sound on the preview, but not while editing. This makes it very challenging to make the PIP at the correct point. Is there a way ...
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Add intro and outro to multiple files (batch)

I am fairly new to video editing but I have a ton of video files that I need to add an intro and outro to. I do a lot of other print work and in photoshop I can batch file folders to repeat the same ...
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Sony Vegas: Make timeline “line” follow event trimming?

It would be a huge time saver to make the time "line" actively chase the end point dragging of events, so you can tell precisely where the event is compared to other tracks above and below. Is this ...
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Easy script for making and overlaying video counters?

I wanted to make a family of videos like ...
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Looking for free program that allows PiP, and cutting/splicing

I'm looking for a free program with no watermarks, that allows PiP, and cutting/splicing. Before you recommend VSDC, I don't like that because there's only sound on the preview, so to know when to add ...
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Does the Sampling Rate affect the syncing process to a video source?

I have recorded interviews using a point and shoot camera for the video and my android phone with Smart Recorder. The camera records in MOV and is uncompress with mono audio. Then I use my smartphone ...
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Mix Voice to Video without losing video quality

I have recorded video from Canon HFR 36 camera and recorded voice separately to computer using a clip on mic. (The video camera does not have mic input) Now I want a simple software to remove original ...
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How to make a video presentation with the possibility to go to the next or the previous “video-slide”?

I've tried to make a Power Point presentation but I've to many videos and rendering inside so the presentation doesn't have a good portability and continuity. I would like to make directly a video, ...
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How can I combine whiteboard animation, stop motion and live video without massive import/export and adjustments?

I have watched videos from AsapSCIENCE. These videos combine stop motion, whiteboard board animation (drawing effects) and real life scenes. I found a whiteboard animation software, VideoScribe, that ...
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Crop then center and zoom

My video is 1080p HD, shot with GoPro. Using GoPro Studio I have removed the fisheye effect and exported it in AVI format. Using Pinnacle 17 (or another tool, but this one has to be free), I want to ...
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Selectively blur many but not all of the faces in a video

Shooting videos of Ninjutsu events. Top man insists that there are privacy issues as some of the participants don't want their faces to appear in the resulting video. Would really love to be able to ...
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How to add a scoreboard to a pre-recorded video file

I have a pre-recorded video file of a sport game and I need to add a scoreboard on top of it. Imagine a basketball game where the score is changing dynamically and quite often so there are a lot of ...
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Is it possible to select particular portion of a video in adobe premiere pro?,

Im a beginner to video editing, kindly help me to select (free select, as like in Adobe Photoshop) particular portion of a video, to merge with another video?
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How to create a video like this?

How do I create a video like this? If I want to create such videos, I want to know Type of instruments to be used(including camera, etc.) Light settings After effects Software suggestions if any ...
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Does Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 have a fullscreen mode?

Essentially what I'm looking for is a way to make Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 go fullscreen. I do not mean the fullscreen preview of the video or fullscreen on a specific panel (like the timeline). I want ...
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Adobe CC Post-Production Workflow (Story, Prelude etc.)

I've never understood the post-production workflow Adobe has designed. I understand the steps from the editing stage onwards (assume this is a large enough production to require all steps): ...
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How to mark multiple ins and outs in Adobe Premiere?

I need to cut multiple fragments from one video. If I use IN and OUT markers, then I can't accomplish the task, because when I set second IN marker, previous one disappears. I would like to mark ...
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Free Software for Drawing Overlays

I'm trying to draw some geometric shapes on a video as overlay, e.g. draw a box around a part of a video to emphasize. I've seen many videos on youtube that do this, and I'm sure I can do it using ...
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Insert Video Still onto MPEG2 video?

I recorded a conference with my Sony camcorder that saves files as MPEG2. Since I only had a single camera and the speaker didn't provide the PowerPoint slides afterwards, every time a slide was ...
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Adobe premiere is lagging in preview window

Video in source preview is lagging but it plays fine in video players. What may cause this? Why premiere is not using standard codecs for source preview? Specs: Video is: h264 2704x1536 @29.97fps ...
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Set variables on imported comp?

Using After Effects CS6, I'd like to import one project (ProjA) into another project (ProjB). Let's say that ProjA has some text that I want to customize from ProjB. I'd like to be able to import ...
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Script to create video in standard format?

I've been making videos (episodes) for my YouTube channel. They are all in a standard format with an intro which has the episode # and title, then the clips fade in always using the same simple ...
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Adding an image above a video in imovie

I need to add an image above a movie, i.e not overlaying the movie itself. I see this being broken down into two parts: 1) Change the canvas size to create a region at the top for the image to go. ...
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How do I render each time increment on Premiere Pro CS5/6?

I want to write a script that automates rendering in a way that each, say, 30 seconds of a longer video becomes a separate video file. How do I approach this without having to manually highlight and ...
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optimizing / compressing video for web with Quicktime

I have a ~70mb (3 minutes long) m4v video that I need to get to a much more reasonable file size for playing on a site that will primarily be accessed via iPad. I don't know if it matters, but the ...
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Video Editor with custom effect masking and shape/drawing overlays

I've spent a very long time on this and have been unimpressed with 90% of the main stream video editors, so I'd really appreciate some expert advice on this. I'm looking for a video editor (hopefully ...
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Editing 1440p @ 47 FPS in Premiere Pro CS6

I am attempting to edit the videos I've recorded with a GoPro Hero 3 in Premiere Pro CS6. However, the preview window jumps, is slow and not smooth at all. As this pretty much makes video editing ...