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What's the best way to record a skype conversation?

I need to record a skype conversation and upload it to youtube (it's a live conference and the other party asked for it). Can I record a skype conversation? What would be the best way in terms of ...
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How to upload 1hr video to YouTube from fcpx

What is best way to upload longer (1hr plus) videos to youtube from fcpx. Currently my fcpx compresses a 1 hr video to 4.5GB and this takes 7000min to upload....
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8bit vs 10bit vs 12bit

I do a lot of HEVC encoding and what I've read is 10bit is always better than 8bit, even from an 8bit source, because it avoids rounding errors. Is that true? Also, then is 12bit better than 10bit or ...
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Exporting a video from Premiere spits out incorrect quality

I'm trying to export a video from Premiere(CC) with the following settings: I recorded this video in Motion-JPEG 1080p/60Fps out of Bandicam. I've recorded videos in Bandicam (same settings as ...
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How to prevent lossy re-encode of low-bitrate videos uploaded to YouTube

I have a huge number of low-res Flash videos (480x270, 30 fps, 800 Kbps) and I want to resample all those videos in 1280x720 with some added spatial sharpening and lomo filters to make them look ...
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How to reduce the size of video to 700 mb

Please help me , I have copied some movies to laptop from dvd disk, but the size of movies are more than 2 gb. But the movies uploaded to torrents are only 700 mb with the same clarity. How to reduce ...
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Unable to make HD videos in Premiere Pro

I'm not sure where else to go. I'm completely clueless about technology and video editing, so bear with me. I've been making videos of games I play using avi clips recorded by Fraps. I was using ...
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Reason behind the clarity

I have seen many videos with nearly same size and same length, but the clarity of the video changes or differs. I wanted to know the reason or fact behind this.
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Detecting silence duration and start time using ffmpeg

Ffmpeg is having a silence detect filter which will provide the silence start second,how can we get the duration of that silence? Also how can we detect silence in multiple audio tracks in same file?
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Please explain video bit rate further

I don't understand this video on "What is bit rate" . I want it explained more. First I need you to define bit rate. And how compressing comes along it? What's that ...
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Where can I find design specs for 6mm to 22mm display signage?

I am fine with HD displays, but I would like to know where I can find how to design for LED driven displays where the LEDs are 6mm apart or 22mm apart. What resolution would I be looking for?
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Why does Canon 600D/T3i video quality drop dramatically once it's recorded — in comparison to what I see in Live-View w/ Digital Zoom?

I have a low-light situation with a lot of small details and diagonal lines. When I look at the scene with digital zoom in Live View mode I see some grain but I see all the details and can clearly ...
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Which measurements can I take using which programs to exploit the already low quality and save as much space as possible?

This is the best my actioncam can create. My goal is to take advantage of this low quality and save as much harddrive space as possible so visible quality remains. Which measurements can I take ...
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How to fix analogue jumping and flickering from VHS that is now digitised

My parents gave me to digitise our 20 year old VHS tape from my childhood which is very dear to me. They not knowingly left it in the shelf for quite sometime without realising that magnetic tape ...
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Premier Pro CS5 makes AVCHD footage jagged and bad

I'm shooting on an FS700RH, the quality is fantastic when I preview it after putting it on my computer, but when I import it into Premiere, the quality just drops every time. I've tried multiple ...
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Quality difference between source and timeline render

I'm testing some high quality footage from Arri (https://www.arri.com/EN/camera/alexa/learn/alexa_sample_footage/) and I've noticed that PP when rendering the timeline lowers the quality considerably. ...
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How to avoid uploaded video being re-encode by Facebook

I just uploaded a video to Facebook yesterday, and then I tried to download the video as HD, and I realized that Facebook actually re-encode the video even though the original video file doesn't ...
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T5i video quality doesn't even match smartphone camera? Where can I improve?

A friend wanted to make some professional looking videos for a weekly vlog type of thing for his church. We went into this planning to buy a better camera and lights etc as we go. We filmed a video ...
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Which scaling filter should I use for heavy video downscaling while playback in mpv?

I have tried ewa_lanczos with scale-antiring=1.0 for downscaling and am seeing considerable aliasing like this https://my.mixtape.moe/ziqgpc.png source: https://my.mixtape.moe/qhqjtp.png mpv manual ...
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How do I create footage that has nearly the same quality as https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNJdPyoqt8U but is taken by an action cam?

How do I create video that is similar in quality to with an actioncam? Currently I'm using a Rollei 5S WIFI, and more often than not, I can without significant loss of ...
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Damaged output problem

The problem is I have a perfect piece of video and I'm trying to combine it with a song in Sony Vegas Pro 13, but the output looks very broken: It is broken anyway, even if I do nothing. Could you ...
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Video size for my home header

i would like to buy a footage video for my home header page, but i don't know what is the good size to have a good rendering and not a too long loading. Web 640x360 25 fps Photo-JPEG Web 640x360 25 ...
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VHS to digital, flickering, lack of video and good sound

I'm trying to convert some VHS videos into digital. To do so, I got the VGB100 from August and connected it to the VHS player and to my computer. I've used two applications to capture video: ...
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What is the state-of-the-art on using computers to “clean-up” videos?

TWO PART QUESTION - We've all seen the movies/TV shows where the police/feds/spies use computer software to take a grainy photo and do a "clean-up" to see a better picture and more details. I assume ...
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Convert MTS 1080/60p to MP4 1080/60p

Still learning a little bit about converting formats, fps, etc. I have a Sony A6000 and have the option to record in 1080 at 60fps. This is perfect for me because I absolutely love the smoothness of ...
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Why does editing a video by Adobe Premiere Pro more than once decreases its quality?

For example: On first edit, I decreased the speed of video and saved it. Then again I imported it and made some other changes, like brightness adjustment, and saved. When I check the final file, the ...
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What exactly does the video rendering quality option do in Sony Vegas Pro?

I have created a video with Sony Vegas Pro 8.5 with an intro that includes graphics, pan/crop events, and generated text. There is also a "lower third" banner right after it. What is odd to me is ...
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Do video formats support colour profiles?

Recently, I was reading a wiki, dedicated to one popular cartoon show and stumbled upon an interesting problem: From left to right: frames from the US iTunes, Australian iTunes and US iTunes version ...
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x264 quality results based on source

If I was to compare a 720p video encoded (using x264) from an untouched 1080p Blu-ray rip with the same video encoded at a similar bitrate but from a 1080p x264 rip, which one is more likely to look ...
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Is there a buffering difference between increasing and decreasing stream quality?

When you change from low quality to high quality on a stream, is buffering time (or anything else) slower than changing from high to low? If so, is there a difference in doing this on a live stream ...
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Bluray I/O speed

I don't know if this is the correct place to ask this type of question, but here is it. I wanted to find a ball park size of each blu-ray frame size in bytes. This is my calculation which cannot be ...
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Premiere Pro CC won't import exported image from Lightroom [duplicate]

I have a timelapse I shot on my Camera and developed the raw-images in Lightroom. Now I've exported them to a folder called, each file called like file_1.jpg, file_2.jpg, etc. Whenever I import one ...
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Using h264 in loseless mode brings small unexpected results

I got curious on ffmpeg screen capture capabilities and started messing around with a simple realtime capture test in h264. ffmpeg -f dshow -i video="screen-capture-recorder" -video_size 1920x1080 ...
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What CRF or settings I should choose for h265 in order to achieve a similiar quality of h264?

I'm doing some experiments with HEVC x265. I have a raw footage and the quality of details of h264 with same CRF setting looks better than h265. Shouldn't be the opposite? Maybe my setup isn't the ...
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How to drastically reduce size of very simple video?

I've got a series of videos that I'm looking to drastically reduce in size. The video content is very simple: text animating on white background with a voice track on top. The text is mostly just ...
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At what point is HD content downgraded to SD from a service provider?

Is the High Definition (HD) content provided by cable companies through fiber and copper downgraded, to Standard Definition (SD) at the cable box?
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Usage of Target and Maximum Bitrate with the H264 Codec in Premiere Pro

When exporting a video using the H264 Codec with a variable bitrate in Premiere Pro, you can set the target bitrate and the maximum bitrate. I would like to know how those work together and if there ...
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I got less quality video when I uploaded it on Youtube

I recorded a video using Camtasia software trial version. I produced the video in MP4 HD. The video quality is very good when I play it on my desktop. When I uploaded the video to Youtube, the video ...
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Reasons for using DNxHD instead of ProRes?

I often use ProRes or DNxHD codec without any thoughts, because the quality is very similar, even though the code and the compression algorithm certainly is very different. I would like to know in ...
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how do 4k or 1080 images look like on a 720p monitor?

I try to display higher resolution images (2400x1600) on my smaller 1366x768 monitor. I've noticed in 'normal view' (without zoom), it looks like some details are washed out, however when I zoom into ...
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Rendered two videos from Adobe Premiere with the same settings but different resolution and they're the same file size

I exported two videos from Adobe Premiere. Same length, same quality settings, but one was 4K (the original footage was 4k) and one was 1080p. I was trying to put these on Facebook so I was trying to ...
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Smartphone vs camcorder

Okay, so I'm a young A/V tech, and I'm looking into picking up some equipment for video recording. The guy who is mentoring me said that for the kind of work I do, which is primarily speaking events ...
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Why do higher frame rates require lower resolution?

I've noticed that when comparing video camera specifications, higher frame rates usually require a lowered resolution. For example, the GoPro Hero4 Silver can get 15fps at 4k, 60fps at 1080p, 120fps ...
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Is 4K good enough to choose for special footage such as weddings?

Resolution is obviously better in 4K but can anyone give some insight as to whether other factors of video quality are being compromised? If so, does it make sense to record in 1080?
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What is the difference between AVCHD and ProRes in terms of quality?

Depending on the project and the camera of course I often have to work with ProRes or AVCHD codecs without any thoughts. I assume that the code and the compression algorithm certainly is very ...
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Poor and low quality on import/render Adobe Premiere

I record a video step-by-step using Microsoft Expression Encoder 4, encode the file with 'Best Quality' preset, the result info in file its: ID : 2 Format ...
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Problem with external playback on Canon SX50 HS Powershot

I have a Canon SX50 HS Powershot and recently I discovered that when I play videos on my SD card on my computer using the Windows Media Player, the video quality itself is much more pixelated and ...
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What does it mean to “check a waveform monitor to make sure that my highlights weren't clipping too much”?

In this article Roger Deakins talks about how he would "check a waveform monitor to make sure that my highlights weren't clipping too much". What does he mean by this?
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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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Nikon D5200 sharpness issue

I've recently been experimenting with the video feature of my D5200 and noticed this issue with the sharpness of the recordings: 2x video crop screenshot: 2x photo crop screenshot As image width ...