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

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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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Why are some of my videos I just uploaded to Youtube in HD and some aren't?

I recorded two tutorial videos using Hypercam, and then edited them with Windows Live Movie Maker, both of which exported "For High Definition Display"(or something like that), but when I uploaded ...
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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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how to make a video that shows data parsed from xml file or database?

i need to make a video that shows weather info that i get from either database or xml file, the video needs to take values automatically and show them in places in the video. what tool do i need to ...
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Best Lossless Video Encoder For Editing

I'm looking for a good video encoder to compress HD files for editing within Sony Vegas Pro and Adobe After Effects. What video codec would provide the fastest possible encoding and decoding? Also, ...
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Recovering severely underexposed video

I need to recover some badly underexposed video. The video is virtually black with no detail at the moment. I don't need it to be perfect but I would like some ideas on a process I could follow to ...
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Lossless Editing by Combining Clips with FFmpeg x264

My new Canon Vixia HF G30 video camera has an option to encode directly to 35 Mbit/sec Mp4 at 1080p60 and it does a nice job. I primarily use it to record my daughter's high school basketball games. ...
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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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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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Is it feasible to manually implement chroma keying?

I have a weak computer (Atom N270 & onboard, 2006 Intel graphics) and it's super slow to do video editing on modern resolution videos, preferably 720p and up. I was wondering if I could manually ...
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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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How is laserdisc information physically stored on the disc?

I know that Laserdiscs store video in an analog composite format. I also know that CDs and DVDs store audio data as a digitally-encoded waveform with the bits stored as pits and islands in the disc ...
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Why does my still camera stop recording video on its own?

I have a Nikon s3300 and wish to take video at a concert however no matter what card I put in the available time says 8min and 11 seconds. Am I doing something wrong or is there a way to fix this.
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Light, compact, and < $100 tripod with pan head [closed]

I've found a lot of seemingly good travel tripods for still photography, but most of them do not seem great for doing video panning. Are there compact tripods with smooth pan or fluid heads that are ...
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Changing aperture within a single video clip

Is it considered bad practice to change the aperture while shooting a video clip? What is the best practice for shooting two different lighting conditions in the same shot? For example, when panning ...
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Video encoders that display frame with most movement

Are there any video encoders that can monitor multiple video frames and display whichever frame is the most active? I would use this during a live streaming event and it would be great to automate ...
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Is there a way? multiple images to looping video via ffmpeg?

I want to use ffmpeg to create a 15 second looping video from images for posting to instagram. For instance: Camera takes 3 pictures Each image plays for 2 frames (3 images = 6 frames) After 6 ...
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How do I fix my corrupt video files?

I have multiple video files that have been taken on an iphone, put onto the PC and then deleted off the phone without being tested (yay colleagues!). None of these video files will work and I've tried ...
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Optimal brightness for multiple screens

I am currently editing a video, and I have three screen I'm testing the video with. One new and one older connected to my PC, and a larger 42" LCD. The new has a good brightness and color ...
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Can I output video from my DSLR to a smartphone or iPad or laptop?

Pardon my ignorance on the subject; I have recently bought Sony A6000 to take video of my new borns. I have a question related to uncompressed output from this camera through HDMI. I know we can ...
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presenter (speaker) change detection from a video clip?

I was wondering if there is an easy way to detect presenter (speaker) changes from a video clip. I have some presentation / panel / seminar type videos, and want to add markers whenever the speaker ...
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FFMPEG Sync Audio & Video From Pi Camera & USB Microphone

Posted this in the Raspberry Pi community, but it got closed for being off topic. Reposting in the hopes that it is now in the right place. I am trying to stream low-quality audio & video from my ...
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Hardware to consider for video editing [duplicate]

I would like to know which pieces of hardware are more critical when talking about video editing and rendering performance. I'm about to get a new laptop for a person who will be using Adobe Premier ...
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Adding a time stamp to a video

Anyone know of a program that will add a visible date and time stamp to a video file? Preferably, I can just put in the start time of the video and it will just keep incrementing the time as the video ...
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Can low quality video be manipulated to change the displayed time without being detectable?

A friend of mine is being accused for theft and the only evidence for that is a video camera of a nearby shop where he just passed normally. The time on the video matches. He says it's a set up. The ...
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Is there a video type for vector animation?

Is there a vector-based video type, preferably open-source, so that an animated clip could be produced using "rules" instead of pixel-compression? This would mean lossless resolution-independent ...
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Audio extraction from video issue

I've extract audio from a mov file. The output (m4a) has the same length of the video, but it starts first. Starting first, audio has a silent space at the end. I tried many different audio/video ...
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Process for crafting disparate travel footage [closed]

I shot 40 hours of mini dv tape of cycling to India. I worked with a professional film company, who gave me some tuition beforehand. However, in the end the film company decided to produce the film ...
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Live streaming with Twitter and RSS information

In two weeks we have a live event for 7 days. Last year we bought wirecast but it looks like it has just a few features. They now integrated Twitter, but it's just weird how it's all made. We have a ...
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How to create exact copy of protected DVD? [closed]

First the explanation: I just bought some workout DVDs. My wife and I have a room in our house where we exercise, but my wife also works out with friends she dances with at her studio. I'd like to ...
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How to lower the volume of the second audio channel with FFMPEG

It's easy to mute one of the audio channels of a video, but I have to lower the second one with some dB. I have searched in documentation about mapping the channels but I am still confised how to ...
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CHDK on Canon Powershot S100: Is there a Video Bitrate sweet spot?

I'm using a Powershot S100 with CHDK. The default video bitrate of the S100 is around 4 MByte/sec at the highest quality. Using CHDK and the options "Mode=Quality" and "Quality=99", you can get ...
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What is a good wireless solution for video monitoring for BlackMagic Design Cinema Cameras?

We are looking for a video monitoring solution that is portable and used with the BlackMagic Design Camera. I found a link with devices that look great. ...
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Best file format workflow for Final Cut Pro 7 on Maveriks

i am having problems exporting my project in Final Cut Pro 7. All the clips i am working on are mov in h.264. I want to export correctly a master file, that will be converted in web format, hd... with ...
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Why don't phones correct vertical filming?

Many people get really mad at filmers suffering from the Vertical Video Syndrome and I find it hard to disagree. Phone-shot videos filmed vertically are really annoying to watch. But there's one ...
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Commercial Movies: Film vs Digital

I was reading about how slowly a lot of motion picture is transitioning to digital from film and the relative advantages & limitations of each medium etc. I was wondering, are there directors ...
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Does the new Panasonic 4k LUMIX LX100 seem like a good entry-level 4k camera?

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dvd menu with single text field that can change

I've been making a DVD menu with DVDstyler, and I'm fairly happy with how it looks. However, since space is limited and I have 5 scenes on one page, I want to have a single text box at the bottom that ...
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How to automate the rendering of all possible combinations of a composition in Adobe After Effects?

I have a composition used to display current scores for a match on a tournament. It shows the two teams banners on both sides and their current scores underneath them. The scene also has various ...
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Video mixer from multiple sources into one

I want to take two video inputs say one from camera through hdmi/dvi etc and one through laptop(some presentation running in it). One, I want to mix these two video streams and take it out as a single ...
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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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Re-encoding Archival Movies

I have some old quicktime movies from a project I did in 2005. The client came back recently and wants to do some changes and run off a new version, and since I've got all his media restored at the ...
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What artifacts result from image stabilization in iMovie?

I just tried the iMovie image stabilization feature for the first time. It seems to me that it adds some sort of shimmery artifact, but it's not so easy to tell. Most manipulations 'cost' something, ...
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Software advice - for creating animations

I need to make a sort of animation. Not that I am going for same feel or style but I would like to make something that is sort of similar to the animated sequences in "Monty Pyhton's Flying Circus". ...
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Component YPbPr to VGA with monitor that supports Sync-on-Green

I want to connect a YPbPr component video signal to a computer monitor using a simple component-to-VGA adapter, I know this isn't possible on most monitors as you would need a converter to convert ...
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How to find clip of video belongs to full video?

I want to check is there any way to compare portion of video(video clip) with full video? for example: if i have a particular video of scene in a movie and full movie video, how to check whether these ...
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What softwares are used to produce this video?

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=732070063514894&set=vb.410157642372806&type=3&theater I have no experience with any video production softwares but I need to do something similar to ...
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How is each type of video camera stabilizer different?

What are the kinds of video camera stabilizers I could buy in the market? How are they different? What are the pros and cons of each?
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Why my Zapcode is with low resolution?

I developed a Zapcode and follow the tactics to have a video with good resolution, I've done a video in MP4 and FLV, both rendered in the After Effects, but remains at low resolution. Here is my ...
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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 ...