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I changed the .mp4 extension of my video to .mpg and it still opens and plays fine (in VLC and in Windows Media Player). Why is this so?

I'm uploading a file to an external system that accepts only mpg or mpeg extension files. I had a mp4 file so I changed the mp4 extension to mpg and I was able to upload the file into the system. ...
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Canon DSLR home-video. Need advice

I own a Canon 1100d/T3i with very decent lenses (85mm/f1.8 and 35mm/f2). I really like shooting movies at home with it as the depth of field and the clarity of the subject are really beautiful. The ...
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Seeking free and simple way to brighten a dark video

The title says it all. My video is too dark. I Learned how to avoid it next time (after the horse had bolted). Is there anything I can do to lighten it up? Preferably freeware and not to complex. THe ...
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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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Good place to learn about every option/button in Adobe After Effects?

In particular, right now anyway, I want to know what the following under Animation menu do: Track Camera Track in mocha AE Warp Stabilizer Track Motion Looking for a text-based explanation.
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Batch processing individual frames into video

I’m new at video editing… and hoping someone can direct me to the best software for my needs. Running on windows OS. I need to build a video from frames in tga format, convert them in different ...
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Automatically capturing stills from video presentation

I have a video training course supplied as AVI files. Most of the screens are shown as slides with a pointer moving around on them. I'd like to capture a screenshot of the slide automatically when ...
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Miro does not convert the entire file when converting to webm

I am trying to convert files from .mov to .webm with Miro on a Mac for publishing to the web with HTML5. The conversions go fine for about 75% of the file but then Miro does not convert the rest of ...
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How can I transcode a PAL-formatted videotape in the United States?

A friend has come into possession of a VHS tape whose video is encoded in the PAL standard. He would like to play this tape back and record the output into some format that he can easily play back in ...
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How can I crop a video with ffmpeg?

I have an MP4 file of a screen recording that I need to crop down. How can I accomplish this without using expensive tools like Adobe Premier or Final Cut? I prefer ffmpeg because I have used it ...
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filming objects that emit light in low light conditions

I have a Canon HF100 HD camera which I'm using to produce video for youtube and other online video channels, in HD. I need to primarily shoot video of objects and people in low light conditions, ...
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Remove audio tracks from multiple MKV files

I've got a multitude of MKV files each containing two audio tracks that correspond to two languages. In each of the files, the English language is the second track and it's the only track I need for ...
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Remove audio tracks from multiple MKV files

I've got a multitude of MKV files each containing two audio tracks that correspond to two languages. In each of the files, the English language is the second track and it's the only track I need for ...
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Is there any option for mirror imaging in video editing software?

I recently encountered this video: I really like the presentation of that person in the video. I guess he has a glass screen infront of the him and he is writing it. ...
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How to lay one video over another

I have two video clips. What I need is for the first video clip to play behind the second. I need to be able to choose the offset since the two videos are not exactly in sync.I need to adjust the ...
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Burn a single HD video into a DVD without losing quality

I created a video (slideshow of 14.2MP photos and music) using Windows Live Movie Maker. The video's resolution is 1440x1080 and is as WMV with 840MB. Now what I want is to burn that HD video (no ...
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How can I make the particular trail longer in After Effects CS4?

How can I make the particular trail longer? Why when I animate the particular do I only have a trail when I parent it to an Object or Emitter?
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How to create 3D video from two separate stereo images?

I have two images that form a stereo pair. I'd like to view this in 3D on a Samsung 3D television. I was looking for such a software but did not find anything exactly for this task. My question is: ...
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Thunderbold to HDMI ---> HDMI Switch ---> Saeco projector = No Video

I've the following hardware and a problem getting things work. projector Sanyo PLV-Z800 DeLock 87498 HDMI 1.3 Switch MacBook Pro 2010 just with miniDisplay Port MacBook Pro 2011 with Thunderbold ...
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Transcription Methods/Times

I figured I'd leave a question here while I did the manual labor, but what do you find is the best way to transcribe footage? I'm an editor and the first thing I like to do is create a script of ...
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Transcription Methods/Times

I figured I'd leave a question here while I did the manual labor, but what do you find is the best way to transcribe footage? I'm an editor and the first thing I like to do is create a script of ...
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Transferring old metal particle Hi8 tapes

Recently I was playing a Hi8 tape from 1998, when I tried rewinding and rewatching a part (stopping the tape, before rewinding). The part of the tape I had just watched was highly distorted and black ...
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Metal particle Hi8 tape degradation

Recently I was playing a Hi8 tape from 1998, when I tried rewinding and rewatching a part (stopping the tape, before rewinding). The part of the tape I had just watched was highly distorted and black ...
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Shoot moving clouds

I need to shoot the clouds and how they are moving during the time. I saw a lot of time similar clips on youtube and always shot it is just a set of animated photos. Am I right? If yes, is there any ...
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Panasonic SDR-H100 Multiple Program Files

I have a Panasonic SDR-H100 camcorder. When I shoot videos, with stoppages, i.e. many clips, the videos are put into two different program folders within the sd_card folder on my SCHD. I was wondering ...
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Is there a standard resolution for Video Presentations?

A friend asked me to put together a video presentation for his companies national sales meeting. I put it together in Premiere. All of that went fine, but I'm not sure what resolution to make it. ...
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Animation over video

I have a video of a guy doing push ups. On that video I want to be able to draw some lines showing what angles the arms should be at when the guy is down and up. The lines should follow the guy on ...
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Animation in videos [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Animation in video I know this is a photography forum but maybe someone can help me with a video related question? I have a video of a guy doing push ups. On that video ...
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How can I prevent adobe media encoder from trimming the end of the video?

I'm working with videos from a client that need to be converted to Flash from Quicktime. I've started to encounter a problem where Adobe Media Encoder will trim of a fraction of a second at the very ...
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Understanding Region of Interest selection in a Camera

I want to understand how ROI selection actually happens inside a camera? I have an ethernet camera, that can capture and send images to the PC, based on user defined ROI. The advantage of this is that ...
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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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Building a presentation video

Hi everyone I am in my last three days before I present my final project for my exam at college everything is ready for the final presentation except a good presentation. At first I made one in ...
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Difference Matte Keying software

I would like to know if anyone out there knows of any free software, or software not as expensive as Adobe After Effects, that can do Difference Matte Keying? I have searched the web a little and have ...
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How much is a good framerate for slo-mo recording?

As per the title, how much fps count should I be considering on a camera if I am looking to do slo-mo shots without framerate lag taking effect on video settings? On a side note, I don't know if this ...
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Not able to play 13Mb video file

I have developed a video which approximates to 13 Mb.I try opening it with Windows media player or Nero.It tries to open but then the player automatically closes. Format is .avi What could be 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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Upload a video to Youtube without losing contrast

I've been trying to upload a video to Youtube which had been created in Vegas Movie Studio HD 11 and rendered as an MP4 file. You may notice the text has become sharper and the watermark is now almost ...
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Camera shake produces ripple-like effect

I'm using a Kodak Zi8 at the moment, but I've noticed this effect on other cameras. When a camera is moving it occasionally produces fun house mirror-style effects. It makes things appear to stretch ...
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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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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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How can I crop a section of the video screen in Premiere Pro?

Hi I've taken a 1080p screen recording on my desktop but only want a specific crop of the actual recorded screen in the final video. How can I do this in Premiere Pro CS4?
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Video capture device for senior citizen

My father has a large collection of video tapes that he wants to transfer to digital format. He's brilliant, but getting up in age and I'm finding that he is having an increasingly harder time with ...
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How do I recover truncated AVI/DV video?

Short version: I believe I have truncated but otherwise valid AVI/DV files that won't play in any player I've tried (Adobe Premiere, MPC HC, VLC). I assume the stream data is intact but truncated, and ...
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Opteka CXS-2 vs Glidecam HD-2000

Recently I have been looking at a lot of reviews of these two video stabilization products and now I simply can't make up my mind - which one is better for me, which one should I buy? I mean, the ...
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Canon xf105 blending frames at 24p?

I just finished shooting some film on a Canon xf105 in 1080p24 on the 50mb/s setting with a shutter of 48. Every few frames it seems to be doubling the image, reminds me of deinterlaced blended frame. ...
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Very simple question: converting DVD/VOB to (say) AVI

I recently converted an old 90-minute VHS to DVD. I then copied the DVD files onto my PC: VIDEO_TS.BUP, VIDEO_TS.IFO, VIDEO_TS.VOB, VTS_01_0.BUP, VTS_01_0.IFO, VTS_01_1.VOB (1GB), VTS_01_2.VOB (1GB), ...
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How does the “AUTO TAKE” feature on the Panasonic WJ-MX12 work?

How does the “AUTO TAKE” feature on the Panasonic WJ-MX12 work? Also, what is the purpose?
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How to create a rolling ball with Python in Blender?

My friend told me that you could create games in blender and it has an game engine in it. Now I want to do some simple things with blender such as rolling ball, the topic now in this question. ...
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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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Video Capturing Cards - What to Buy on the Cheap for HD Quality?

Im new to the video and capturing world. I want to give you the setup. We will be filming a event with three or two cameras. Then pushing this video to a webserver and stream it live. We will be ...