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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How to fix choppy/lagging video from Canon t3i?

I recently started using a Canon t3i to record video. When I upload the files to my computer (PC), however, the video is very choppy-- it lags even more dramatically when I try importing it into my ...
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What software can we use to create this slideshow video

I am trying to create this video using adobe premier pro. ...
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Errors in Windows Movie Maker

This is my first time of using Windows Movie Maker so, I'm not sure what the problem is. What I want to do is to make a video with 5 short videos, each lasting 3-4 seconds, with a background music. ...
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How do video producers cope with matching or normalising inputs from multiple differing devices?

I am looking to make a music video from a number of live shows by getting fans to send in their clips taken at the shows. We run our timing from a backing drum track on Cubase, so that is fixed, which ...
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Nested Sequence that plays fine alone shows up as entirely black in Master Sequence

I'm running Adobe Premiere Pro on a Mac, and after benching a project for a while and now coming back to it, some of the nested sequences will play just fine in their timeline, but show up as audio ...
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How do I add an effect on certain length of the original clip in Premiere Pro CS6 using Keyframes?

Example: I have a clip of 2 mins in my timeline and I only want to add blur effect to certain length (say 45 seconds to 50 seconds) of the clip.
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Lightworks detects aspect ratio incorrectly and clips video from ShadowPlay

I'm using Nvidia's ShadowPlay to record some game footage, and I am trying to edit it in Lightworks. When I import it, it clips off the edges of the content. I have the project set at 1080p 30fps (I ...
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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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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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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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Freezing/repeating the last frame of a video clip in Apple Motion 5

I have two clips running at the same time. One is a computer and the other is a clip that I've made to look like its running on the computer screen. I've used four corner motion tracker to keep the ...
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Video Editor for syncing mult camera videos

I am working on a project on human-robot interaction that involves me capturing videos of two humans working on a task together. Eventually, I will analyze the videos and try to model how these humans ...
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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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Keeping metadata (time/date) when extracting frames from video

Circumstances I recently started to extract frames from videos (GoPro) for underwater photography. I'm currently using Adobe Premiere Pro to do so, which works, but when I imported these new photos ...
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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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Please tell me which tool I have to use to create a video?

I want to create a video as in the link below, the effect I want to create is that of a camera moving over a collection still photos and briefly pausing on each one: Youtube Link to video - iit ...
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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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Batch video editing software that can trim without re-encoding

What application is there that can open a video, modify it, and save it? (the software that I am using now, only allows the video to be used as a source, and then exported) I have adobe premier, but ...
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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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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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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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Footage of different framerates in Adobe Premiere Pro

Background information I'm going to create a audio/visual production with two camera's. One camera uses 1920 x 1080 with 25fps rate. The other camera is the GoPro camera. There are several video ...
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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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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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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 ...