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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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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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How can I capture/convert HDMI from an HDCP protected input?

Basically the situation is I have a PS3 and I want to be able to split a lossless HDMI connection to my TV and something to a capture card. Using an HDMI splitter I can connect to the TV just fine but ...
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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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Visual equivalent of VST

What would be most similar in concept to VST effects but for visuals? In other words, is there a standardized interface for running VisFX on a video in the same way that one can run VST realtime ...
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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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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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Video Editing/After Effects Forum To Ask For Help

I was wondering if anyone could suggest a good/active forum for Adobe After Effects/Video Editing in general. I require the forum to ask for help in editing a file/some HD video or finding someone ...
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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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Fix timecode in merged vobs

I use mpeg streamclip to fix the timecodes in merged vobs. I would like a command line utility that does this without having to recode if possible.
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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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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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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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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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Visualising geo data on a map

Hi I have an interesting task I want to achieve. I currently manage a website that acts as a tracking system for a popular piece of flight simulation software. Currently we take a dump of the lat/lon ...
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How do I get a totally white background without the subject being too bright?

I would like to do a product demonstration similar to the White Room's demonstrations done by Apple, such as iPad 2 Product Demonstration What type of lighting is used to keep the whites extremely ...
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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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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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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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Recreate basic AVCHD from MTS files

My dad has a Sony HXR-NX5E which writes its output to SDHC cards in AVCHD format. Wanting to back up his video and not understanding the AVCHD structure, I originally got him to copy the contents of ...
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Subtitle SubRip (*.srt) Positioning

I like SubRib (*.srt) subtitle positioning, as shown below: 28 00:02:25,016 --> 00:02:27,393 {\pos(200,250)}- <i>Naw</i>, you're fired. - What? But that makes me wonder is whether this ...
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How does one recover a video stream with missing headers?

I have some video files which were stored with the format headers in separate files. Unfortunately, the disk crashed, and the header information has been lost. I still have large chunks of stream ...
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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 ...
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Encoding 1080p for DVD - Pr 5.5

When I encode my 1080 sequence using the MPEG2-DVD preset I get a slight letterbox effect on either side of the frame. Does anybody know if there is any way around that, or if that is ...
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Premiere Create custom frame size

I have downloaded a video from youtube to my laptop. It is 640x360px mp4 format. I'd like to edit it a little bit with Premiere CS5. How do I create a new project with the same resolution of my video? ...
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Create a Time Lapse Video with Adobe Premiere

I have a video clip that is one hour long and I would like to compress it down to 60 seconds. Anyone know the easiest way to do this with Premiere?
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how to improve quality while editing video captured through CamStudio?

I used CamStudio Ver. 2.00 to create a recording of a region of my screen. I want to add annotations to it, but when I import it in Movie Maker, the quality is significantly degraded. I tried ...
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Little skip in webm videos joined with mkvmerge

I've donwloaded some youtube videos that I want to join. I joined them with mkvmerge, but in the joined video, there are ~5 seconds skips (in VLC the second counter stops and then jumps 5 seconds) at ...
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Help with a Video streaming a Meeting and archiving it in HD using 1 camera

The Setup Sony Camcorder connected to IMAC via firewire And a PC via Component cable to HDMI on the PC Imac records Hd video using IMovie and a 2TB Harddrive Pc Streams using DaCast to Flash encoder ...
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Software to allow video presenter to draw directly on the screen

I'm currently enrolled in a coursera.org course which has the presenter standing in front of the camera with a completely black background behind them. While presenting, he would drop directly on the ...
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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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Are Mini DV and Digital 8 considered film?

MiniDV is using magnectic tape as storage and use the discrete cosine transformation compression technology. Does the use of magnectic digital tapes no more film?
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Why is Adobe Media Encoder so slow?

I have a 2.5 hour corporate event that I edited in Premiere Pro. There are AE clips, sound, imported video, the works. When I run it out to AME, the source resolution is 1440x1080 and I am ...
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QuickTime File Format (Atoms & Flags)

What is the purpose of Media Atom 'flags' within the QuickTime videos, I see for the most part they are set to zero but what does this achieve? Documentation I am reading is the following: ...
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Error while opening encoder for output stream #0:0 - maybe incorrect parameters such as bit_rate, rate, width or height

ffmpeg -i test.mp4 -acodec libvorbis -vcodec libvpx out.webm ffmpeg version N-57647-g1880294 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the FFmpeg developers built on Oct 30 2013 19:25:44 with gcc 4.4.7 (GCC) ...
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How to detect which part of the video is using copyright audio on facebook

I am having a issue i.e: Facebook deletes the video uploaded by me and says It contains copyright audio. It is 6min video so how could I know which part is being aborted by Facebook. Thanks a ...
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What's the best way to set up a live webshow with multiple Skype video inputs?

I'm running a small weekly live webshow with an investor on the other side of the planet. We are using Google Hangouts on Air, but it's not really great. What is the best system to set up for ...
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ffprobe - why total bitrate is greater than sum of video and audio bitrates?

I have been working on video conversion. So, to find out video parameters I used ffprobe. However, when I run the command on an mp4 video file, I observe this: Total bitrate: 3547 Kb/s Video ...
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Converting MTS for best use in After Effects?

I have a client who gave me nothing but MTS files to use in After Effects. Basically it's HD slow motion photography, shot sideways, against a greenscreen, and all he wants to do is put one 1920 x ...
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How to convert an MTS file without loosing quality?

I have shot some videos on a Panasonic v720 camcorder. The videos are huge. I used the internal feature of the camcorder to convert to MP4 and the quality was reduced very much. What is the best ...
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rendering with the video card in MeGUI

I do not know this is the right forum to ask for help. I need help to speed up rendering with the software MeGUI 2500. First I render to premiere with the help of CUDA. CUDA makes the video card ...
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Record video and sound with backtrack

Here is my use case: I want to record myself (sound and video) when I play the trumpet to a backtrack. Now if I didn't want the video I would simply: record the backtrack with a DAW record myself ...
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Fixing desync in a large, long video file

I've got some moderately large, compressed video files (~2+ gigs, over an hour long) from a few Open Broadcaster Software streams to Twitch.tv. All output files (including the twitch archive's export) ...
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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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How to detect and extract words from audio/video stream

I have a video (or audio, I think it is not important) stream/file which does not contain subtitles. But it has clean english speech. Is it possible to detect and extract words from it. I don't need ...
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How to change lightworks project frame rate?

I created a project with 60fps. Imported videos which are at 25fps (using eyeframe converter). Did all my editing, took me forever and exported the project. Again used eyeframe converter to get .mp4. ...