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

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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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Are there any downloadable samples of 48 fps video?

I would like to compare 24fps to 48fps video, but haven't been able to find any video samples. Does anyone know of such samples? Being able to compare the same video at several framerates would be ...
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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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How to record a video of computer screen movements

Can someone suggest good softwares for making a video tutorial of computer screen, like is done on most computer tutoring sites? I am looking a software that can capture a video of my blackberry ...
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Templates for video production?

I am planning to release short and basic videos on youtube. I would like to have a more polished look and feel so I am wondering if there are templates that you can use with, say, adobe premiere, that ...
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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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Question about using the DeShaker plug-in for VirtualDub

I've been using my Canon 7D primarily for photography and am starting to get into the video realm with it. I tried using the Deshaker plug-in for VirtualDub on some of my shaky/not usable footage. ...
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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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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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Best way to output two streams, and add lower thirds keying to one stream?

We are looking to enhance our production with some lower thirds keying on our video. We currently output a single HD stream and encode it in real time. This output doesn't have any keying because ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What would you recommend me to record videos while playing Xbox360

I would like to record some videos while playing on the Xbox360. I've been looking around and I would prefer to not use the PC to record (a PCIe card, for example) and I've come across the following ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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Where can I publish a 50 fps video?

I've produced a video in 50 fps progressive. I am having a hard time getting anyone to actually see it: all popular online video players are artificially capped to 30 fps. Is there any way I can ...
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Lossless HDCP stripper?

Is there a product that allows you to strip HDCP from HDMI and that does not loose quality?
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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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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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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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Is there any format for videos like RAW format for photos?

Like the RAW format for photos which stores the exact image information that is of great use for post processing, are there any similar formats for video?
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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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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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Creating a split screen video of a multitrack recording

It's fairly common to see videos in which, to accompany a piece of music created using overdubs, we see a split screen showing the artist performing each overdub. What functions, in which software, ...
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How to figure out video format by video sample?

I have a video file (30Mb) in some unknown format, hex dump of its header looks like this: 0000000 78 55 52 30 09 10 02 0a 00 00 09 09 22 93 00 39 0000020 00 00 00 00 bd 09 ...
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How can I create this 3D text video presentation?

I don't have much clue about 3D modeling or Animation. I'm good at programming & Graphic designing though. Thing is I want to do something like shown in this 15second video: ...
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Why is my video alternating between blurry and sharp?

I notice this on a regular basis while watching videos I've downloaded. The image will alternate pretty quickly between blurry and sharp and sometimes the effect is quite drastic. Below is an example ...
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For time-lapse videos, what software should one use?

I have the following starting position: I have a GoPro Hero 2 and have done some timelapse series. I took them and stitched them together with the software that go pro provides. This all worked well. ...
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Command-line tool to split video at timepoints?

I have an hour-long video that I want to split into individual clips at arbitrary timepoints. I could do this by hand in iMovie, or even borrow a machine with Final Cut, but there are upwards of ...
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Automated Commercial Recorder

I'm working on a project and one part of the project needs me to create an application that needs to record commercials from the TV shows. Basically people skip commercials, but in my case I need to ...
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Corrupt video when playing through JW Player

I have some files that when played in jwplayer the playback is corrupt. The files are encoded to h.264 using FFMpeg and there is other files encoded in the same way that works. At the moment we only ...
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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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How can I use my JVC as a webcam on my HP pavilion laptop?

So I have a JVC Everio GZ-MG360BU handycam and a HP Pavilion DV2000 Laptop. The JVC has three ports - USB, A/V and DC (for charger). My lap has a S-Video port (Is it an input or output port?) How ...
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How do I.T. conferences record and synchronise video, audio and slides?

Our company has been recently encouraging knowledge sharing via fortnightly presentations (usually on Powerpoint) with respect to tools, technologies and development methodologies. We would also like ...
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What type of media server software do I need to transcode in near real time?

Can anyone help me find a software stack for doing near real time video encoding/transcoding? I want to allow users to upload videos(wmv, avi, mov, flash video, other formats) to my website. As soon ...
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What should I look for in a video capture device from a Satelite Reciever to PC?

i wish Audio-Video Production is correct Q&A site for that question. I have a Satelite Reciever and i want to watch the broadcast on my Laptop, i will not use my TV anymore. I have two options to ...
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Tool for cutting and joining multiple parts of a video

I need a tool that allows to make multiple selections in a video and make a new video by joining all of that selections. The tool should allow to save the project, so that I could close the program, ...
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Recording Video From one PC to Another

I'm planning on recording PC screens in general, including gaming and videos. I'm aware of screen capture software like FRAPS, Playclaw etc. and have tested them out, but the increased strain on my ...