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

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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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Does anybody get a strobing effect when filming video with the D90?

I often shoot indoors for interviews with my D90, but I often get a sort of strobing with it. Check out the attached picture, to help you see it on a picture, I added red marking, so simply look on ...
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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 ...
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Is 18 mm enough for video?

Do I need a lens that is wider than 18 mm to make a professional looking video (which should be wide enough to give us some space, so the audience doesn't feel like claustrophobia)? I'm going to make ...
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Screen Output to Projector and Another Computer Recording the Screen

I'll be recording some conference talks/tutorials in a couple of weeks and needed a way to capture the presenter screen without requiring them to install additional software on their machine. The ...
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Does canon EOS 1000D support video recording?

I want to buy an entry level DSLR and EOS 1000D seems like a good buy but I have some doubts regarding it. Does it support video recording? Do I need to install some software for the video recording ...
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Are there any (visible) differences between R1 and R2 DVDs (or blu-rays, thereof)?

I was wondering whether there is any visible difference between Region 1 and Region 2 movies. Region 1 is encoded in 23.976 fps standard, right? And Region 2 is 25 fps. But as I assume the movies are ...
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Background color of MP4 rendering incorrectly in QuickTime

I am converting a .MOV file into .MP4, .OGV and .WEBM for web use. I have found that the background rendered by QuickTime and Safari is not white although the same MP4 has a white background when ...
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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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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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extracting keyframes from damaged video file

if I have a video file that is in .mov format, but the header has been overwritten, is there a way to scan the file to find the keyframes and somehow extract them?
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Easy way to take 1s clips from video every 60s and join them all together?

Pretty much what the title says: I have a couple of video files and would like to extract one second intervals every sixty seconds or so, i.e. extract the clips 00:59 - 01:00 01:59 - 02:00 etc. ...
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Green Screen Streaming

I am a complete newbie when it comes to making videos. Just got a Canon VIXIA RF62, and built a DIY green screen. On the green screen I hope to place maps and other background images that I will point ...
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ffmpeg Cut a media preserving all streams but also all metadata, timecodes and everything else

Today I wanted to obtain a ts file cut preserving everything, so I tried with this command: ffmpeg -i "original.ts" -map 0 -c copy -t 00:30:0.0 -threads 1 "cutted.ts" The resulting file have ...
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Adobe Premiere CS5 match sequence settings but change codec

So I have a flash video that I tried converting to MPEG4 (H.264) in Adobe Premiere. I simply copied the .flv clip and the created a new sequence by dragging the clip to the new item icon: I this ...
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How to create a 1h long WMV file from a repeated 1 minute WMV many times over?

What's the fastest way to do this? Is there a way I can just copy the file 60 times over without having to re-encode? It's a WMV file created with Expression Encoder.
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How much video & audio bitrate do I need for dvd videos?

I have videos with ~5000 kbps of avg. bitrate, if I burn the videos to a PAL DVD, which the resolution is low...(720x576), with 1000 avg. bitrate, will it be obvious to see the difference in quality? ...
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Video camera for online course creation

I am starting an online course project and need to create video files as a part of lectures. There will be lots of DIY excersizes so I need decent camera that could be attached to the small mount ...
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How to convert LibreOffice Impress to video with custom animations?

I am wondering whether it is possible to convert a LibreOffice Impress presentation into a video (to upload on YouTube), while preserving custom animations on slides. There is a possibility to export ...
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Russel Peters Intro video

I am sorry if this is not the correct place to ask the question. I am very much interested in making a video similar to youtube link below Its of Russel Peters ...
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Video file size for web use

What is the best video size for let's say a 5 minute video. I want to host my own videos. So, I want to understand more. What is an acceptable size?
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How to render on another computer using Adobe Media Encoder CC

I use a macbook air (1,7Ghz i7, 8gb RAM) to edit my Premiere projects. Rendering blows CPU to the max. I also have a MacMini fileserver (2,6Ghz i5, 8gb RAM) which could be used for rendering jobs. Is ...
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iPhone Background Video

I am developing an iPhone app that has a background video at the login screen. Everything works, but the video is small because the iphone crops it down. I guess my question is. Is it possible to ...
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How to live stream 4 cameras to a flat screen TV

I wanted to live stream different views from 4 cameras at the same time on a flat screen TV or monitor. What materials would I need for such a project. I have seen home security surveillance setups in ...
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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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is there a way to fix this through video editting?

I recorded a video on my phone using a different camera app and it ended like this: It feels like the video got split in to two if you can understand what i'm trying to say. Is there a way to ...