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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Software to edit .mov files from a Canon 7D

I have some video files I recorded using a Canon 7D (.mov encased H.264). The recording is full HD resolution at 30fps. I need to... Adjust the white balance and saturation Combine several short ...
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Easiest way to create a continuous shot effect using multiple cameras?

Here is the Script: Lets take the opening scenes of Hugo, of course the film bagged Academy awards, In the scene that starts by following the kid (Hugo), carries on and on for some time with many ...
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What tool should I use to animate text on an EXTREMELY high resolution “screen”?

I need to make a video with extrodinary dimensions. The "screen" will have to be large enough to hold a very large amount of text and diagrams.... say 20,000 By 20,000 pixels. The text is going to ...
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Adobe Premiere CS6 search slidebar

CS6 has made it easier for me by making me have to use the keyboard to fast forward without having to hold it, but i preferred the control of being able to use the sort of slidebar. Does anybody know ...
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Recorded video changes dimensions while play

I have recorded a video of a blackberry simulator using Cam Studio and i use Nero for playing. I used fixed region dimensions of width 454 and Height of 762 inorder to capture simulator dimensions to ...
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Canon 60 PC Adobe Premiere and After Effects Workflow

I have a Canon 60D, which obviously uses the h264 codec for capturing. I am using Adobe Premiere and After Effects -- and I've already seen how both can handle h264 footage natively (Thank you Jason ...
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What is a good utility for trimming .dv files without losing metadata?

I'm using a mac and I'd prefer a free utility, but don't mind using a commercial tool if I have to.
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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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Ideal video format for Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is very slow in converting from MP4 to whatever it's using as its preferred/interim format. What is their preferred format, so I can convert to it using faster and/or GPU ...
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Simple Video Editing Tool?

Can someone suggest free tools for video editing and video making? If you can include the feature much better. Hope to be able to get some of your advice. I need it badly. I am really not into ...
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Simple software program for converting H264 video in to flashvideo flv for website?

my question is: Which simple, lightweight, straightforward, easy to use software for Win7 can do the following: A) import/convert on the fly MP4 (H264) movie into FLV (Flashvideo) and apply ...
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Techniques and technologies for synchronizing multiple audio and video streams

I'm hoping to produce an amateur movie. I may be renting some equipment: (professional camera, microphone and digital recorder) but I hope to primarily use my own equipment: camera phones, ...
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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 ...
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How do I create a zoom transition in Premiere Elements 9?

Could you tell me how do I zoom in Adobe Premiere Elements 9? And I mean a slow zoom transition, not a non-transitioning zoom that "jumps" into zoom from one frame to the other. Thanks
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What are the audio production capabilities in Sony Vegas Pro because I see mostly plug-ins only?

I have read that from the NLE video editors Sony Vegas Pro is better than the competitors in terms of the audio editing capabilities. But using it there still seem to be a limited set. Mostly the ...
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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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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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How to do a “deep” / full copy of a nested sequence in Premiere Pro CS6? (i.e. constituent components are all copied)

I created a title sequence: title, with glow/fade in then fade out and made this into a nested sequence. I wanted to reuse this nested sequence in other parts of my project, but use different text ...
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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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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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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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Final Cut: how to playback sequence while capturing video?

When you open "log and capture" window, you can't use other FCP windows anymore. How can I listen to already captured video? I want to record my solo on top of rhythm which was captured before. I ...
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Any video editing software with own codecs?

I just tried the new Lightworks and even though I followed the installation instructions rigorously I managed to hit codec problems. Is there any (preferably proprietary) video editing software with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Fast subtitle workflow in Sony Vegas?

In Vegas is quite time consuming having to insert text using only visual cues, for example: Inserting new text media requires to choose presets instead of having a default style on the go. No ...
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How do I automatically create burned-in subtitles in Premiere Pro?

I have subtitles for a video in .srt format and I want to use this create 'burned-in' subtitles in Adobe Premiere Pro. Is this possible to do - and how?
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How is it customary to pay a video editor - global or per-hour?

Hope this is on-topic. It is often that assesing the amount of work required for editting a video is a very hard task. This makes the payment issue a bit complicated. I assume there is no one ...
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Windows Live Movie Maker Output Video Quality Low

I'm using Windows Live Movie Maker on Windows 7. I made a screen capture video with a third party app which produces .avi files. Its quality is perfect. Its properties: Resolution: 1280 * 720 ...
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Can QuickTime Pro Edit mp4 files?

I just started trying out Snagit 11 on Windows. It now records screencasts in .mp4 instead of .avi. I thought this would be great but there's a problem. I typically record a screencast and then open ...
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How can I create an effect of pictures like an album

I am using Vegas Pro 10 and I can't find a (good) way to make pictures flying through the screen. Well, it's a little bit difficult to describe but what I am thinking of is a screen, where you can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is it still necessary to fill in gaps in sequence?

I know that in the early versions of PremierePro it was necessary to fill all gaps in your sequence (places where there was no video) with black video. If you left these gaps Premiere would give you ...
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How to create Apple Keynote style Picture in Picture video

I want to take two video sources: A screencast of a PowerPoint presentation A camcorder AVCHD recording of the presenter and the conference room ..and create a video in the style of Apple's ...
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How to ignore file name extensions while replacing source files for online editing in Premiere?

I'm encoding all my source files for offline editing with Premiere Media Encoder. I have MP4 and MTS files, and I thought of converting them all to AVI DV-PAL. Problem is I guess I'll have some ...
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What makes iMovie 11 crash when exporting a project?

I'm making a short movie with iMovie. From time to time (more than once per day) I export it in medium format. I did it with my last version, then I refined the video and when exporting again iMovie ...
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Adobe Premiere Elements 11 Crash Issues (Adobe Premiere Elements has stopped working)

After installing Adobe Premiere Elements 11 Trial I opened the Editor and pressed New Project. Than our beloved Windows error: Adobe Premiere Elements has stopped working contact there, do this, do ...
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How to join 2 youtube videos with different ratios (16:9 and 4:3)?

I need some help with the youtube video editor? I need to join 2 youtube videos but one is in 16:9 and the other in 4:3. The final result should be in 16:9. Is it possible with the youtube 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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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 ...