Video is the technology of electronically manipulating still images that represent motion.

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PC instead of external recorder

I have a camera which outputs uncompressed HDMI. I understand that I can buy an external recorder (e.g., Atomos) to record the video, but is it possible to use an ordinary laptop (or desktop) computer ...
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what is preventing me from streaming video correctly with nginx?

i am running nginx v.1.9.3 here to serve my website and also video files for streaming. i am seeing that the mp4 files are always served with a code of 200 and that partial content requests are ...
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How to remove little camera movements

I want to remove little camera movements from a video. Is this possible? I tried virtualdub with deshaker plugin, but it only works for shaking. Shooting position: bridge Weather: strong wind ...
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How 2D to 3D conversion is performed?

The Oscar winning movie Titanic which was picturized in 2D format and released in 1997 . It was again released in 3D format in 2012. But I wonder that how 2D to 3D conversion of movie frames is ...
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How get a better quality of streaming?

i want to know how to improvee the performance of video streaming (in the client side), like raise the cache of the browser or use a vpn (to hide the video traffic so the isp don't do traffic ...
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video letterboxing in premiere pro with the same image as background

I am creating a slide show in premiere pro and the slideshow contains few portrait images and few box images. which give a black letterbox. I want the letterbox to show the same image blurred as ...
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h.264 Audio Out of Sync in Premiere

I shot some video at an event last night with an ATEM TV Studio and recorded it via USB to my computer. The files themselves play fine with VLC or Windows Media, but when I import them into Premiere ...
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Transfer project from one application to another

As a beginner, I would like to know how important it is which software I decide to start out with. (Currently eyeing Adobe Premiere Elements and Sony Movie Studio 13). I realize that whichever one ...
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Why does a bright video feed send more data than a dark one?

I've been watching the feed from a webcam (Foscam 8910). When the scene is bright (lit with sunshine) the video feed is approx. 350 kBytes/sec. When I view the same scene lit very dully with just a ...
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I have a TS file. How do I render it?

(I decided to post this here because it doesn't fit very well into the Gaming category, but it is a gaming question.) I had the idea to try streaming video to Twitch one on computer and to record it ...
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Adobe Encore/Premier quick and dirty/shortcut to make DVD

Isn't there a quick way to create a DVD movie with menus and everything in Adobe Encore or Premier? I mean like for instance the old iDVD on Macs where you could choose a preexisting theme and iDVD ...
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Film a 3D video using Genlock cameras or LANC?

I am doing some research in 3D stereo, particularly in 3D videos. I was successful creating 3D photos (using ordinary webcams) and viewing on a 3D laptop and 3D TV, but I've been reading that video ...
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Kung Fury VHS effect

I hope everybody seen this amazing trailer of upcoming Swedish masterpiece: FULL HD TRAILER So, I wonder, how to achieve this cool video effect. Please, pay attention on the edges: The image ...
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Best value video cameras as of 2014?

I could always google lists and such but nothing can beat legitimate suggestions and reviews from video professionals. I'm looking to produce music videos in the next months/years and I need a good ...
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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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Ingesting professional sony beta and sx tape into iMac thru Canopus ADVC 110

I'm trying to capture sony beta and sx tape into my iMac. I know I need a device between the deck and computer. I believe that device is the Canopus ADVC 110 converter (have yet to purchase this.) ...
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Whats the most affordable way to setup a large screen outdoors for live video

My company produces some out door concerts that will have 15-18k people attend. I'd like to setup a video screen next to the stage that I can use to show a video feed of the concert. I don't have a ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the max video fps Nikon D5100?

I want to play around with slo-mo videos but don't have proper gear for it. Is there a way to get my D5100 to shoot at a high fps (maybe by reducing the video res)?
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What is the optimal codec and encoding parameters to encode Video Podcast?

I've got recorded PowerPoint presentation (video podcast) - static slides, mainly texts, some static infographics with voice of the presenter (speech only). It lasts about 1 hour and encoded to .avi ...
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Reliable way to burn VIDEO_TS folder on a DVD?

I'm building a video dvd for a wedding. I have rendered the VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS folders using an authoring software. I have burned them into a DVD using Windows, but the DVD is unreadable on 3 ...
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Special effect in videos and gifs

I'm looking for a program but since I don't really know how these kind of effects are called, it is hard to search for it, so I hope someone here can give me some pointers. I want to create animated ...
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What to do with a VMP video file

I recieved a VMP video file to convert to avi or mpeg or something. I searched the web but I cannot find any association with this file. Can anyone help? Which program does this file come from? What ...
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Recommend a good online video host?

I have been using Vimeo for a good long while to host our corporate videos. I like the service, and it is certainly affordable, but I am quickly outgrowing it. I now have almost 200 videos warehoused ...
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Is it possible to use Canon G11 as Webcam?

I would like to use my Canon G11 as a webcam, and I thought this would be as simple as getting a video capture card to convert the composite video out of the camera into USB on the laptop. I have ...
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Light settings for indoor shoot - Sony dcr sx60

I have a Sony Handy Cam (sony dcr sx60) and no tripod with me. I have to make an indoor video shoot (I am a beginner and it is a test shoot). The subject will not be moving and it could be a ...
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What's the minimum needed to make a video of my guitar performance with good quality sound?

I've recorded a lot of my audio guitar performances successfully, enjoying the ability to edit out some mistakes thru post-production editing of the .aif files. Typically I just plug the guitar into ...
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How to create a simple DVD with menu and a set of scenes (on a mac)?

I want to create a DVD form a dancing show. There are about 30 scenes I want to separate the scenes with some black space add a title before each of the scenes create a DVD menu with each scene ...
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In search of a Helmet-based steadicam solution for GoPro Hero 3

I recently tested my GoPro Hero 3 for the first time during a run in the park using a helmet mounting. It's not bad footage but it's very 'bouncy'. I've been looking at a few options to stabilize the ...
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MP4 video rendering differently on different browsers and different machines

I have asked a similar question before, but we are still having the same issues. Background color of MP4 rendering incorrectly in QuickTime I am trying to encode MP4's for playback on a website. I ...
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Beginning video editing (colouring eyes on a moving face)

If I have a video of a face moving around, and I want to change the colour of the eyes in the video for example, how do I do that? I don't need specifics, just point me in the right direction, like ...
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Video compression for Beginner, where to start?

I'm interested in video, but I know very little about it. I love to make videos with my camcorder or GoPro, edit them afterwards and upload them. The thing is, I know how to do this, but I don't know ...
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How can I create the blurring effect in a video like this?

I am noticing more and more product videos being released using lots of blur and the focus shifting from one point to another. This is an example of the technique I'm refering to: ...
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Converting videos taken by D5100 for a Youtube upload

What is the best way to compress a video shot by my Nikon D5100 so it can be easily uploaded to Youtube? I have a video of around 600MB, I tried converting using Xilisoft video converter but without ...
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Recording video and audio with external input to computer with Canon 600D

I like to do drum covers, but the process always takes ages. I have to record my sounds from my electronic drumset (TD-9KX) to Cubase via a Tascam US122-MKii interface. Video is captured with a Canon ...
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Canon DSLR that changes aperture in Video

I purchased a 1100D/Rebel T3 as a starting DSLR. I like the video aspect the most, but its quite limited. I have some low aperture lenses and I like them very much, but they make it difficult to ...
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Creating effects/transitions in AviSynth or Lightworks

I'm very much an amateur video maker, but I am trying to broaden my skill set a bit and start creating my own effects and short video clips to supplement the recordings I make in a more substantial ...
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Will a lower resolution while rending cut down rendering time

Currently I am recording screencast in fullscreen and my resolution is 1920 x 1080, which means I can render in 1080p. For me 720p is already acceptable if this means that this will cut down in ...
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What is the name of this minimalist film genre?

There is a category of film and a contest I read about some years ago. The rules were: sixty seconds or less black and white no cuts fades or edits stationary camera no sound the idea was to ...
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Having problems with fade in

I have a video with an overlay that i need to fade in. When i add a crossfade it starts fully opaque and then fades out. The exact opposite of what i want to achieve. How do i reverse the crossfade ...
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Hardware to rotate a video signal 90 degrees?

Okay, so what I'm trying to accomplish is to take a standard TV monitor and mount it at 90 degrees, while simultaneously rotating the source input signal 90 degrees so that the video output appears ...
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Mobile Tethered Video Shooting

I'm interested in purchasing a camera setup for video where I just "tether" a camera with realtime HDMI or USB output to a PC (a netbook) with a huge hard drive and shoot everything directly to the ...
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How do they create the AT&T Video Bill?

Last month I downgraded my AT&T UVerse service and this month I got my first bill -- including a custom video detailing all of my SPECIFIC charges. Custom animations, my own name, etc. ...
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Extract streams from WebM

I hope my question fits the theme of this SE. Is there any software that can extract streams from WebM videos? I don't want to convert (re-compress), I want the streams intact. Thanks.
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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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Is it possible to hook up a Component video cable (like those from the Wii) to an old TV that only has classic RCA?

I already manage to hook the cables, but my video is black and white. Is there any way to fix this?
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Video Archiving Tool

I'm collecting some video and audio files. I need a tool to create a searchable archive from them that will be able to store video /audio path, meta data (Name, Director, description,...) and tag ...