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

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Good learning resources for 'non-technical' aspects of filmmaking

I am a relative newcomer to video production but have a background in still photography. This means that I have a good understanding of things like ISO/aperture/shutter speeds/resolution/etc. (and ...
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how to do the video commentary with you in the corner of the screen?

I've seen a lot of let's plays were the person will comment on the game while they're in the corner of the screen doing their reactions. I am wanting to do this for a video I'm working on but I'm not ...
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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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does h.264 have separate audio and video

We are requesting video producers to send us video and we've worded our request as below. Please tell me if our request makes sense? "One 720 p editable file in h.264 in an mp4 or AVI container with ...
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120fps 720p footage with real time playback on Ubuntu? + editing?

I have a laptop with an i7 CPU, 1.73 GHz, 8GB RAM, Ubuntu 10.04 with an "ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5800 Series" graphics card. I have compiz enabled (which may be one of the culprits with the problem ...
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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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Legal and Extended Range

I have spent some time researching legal and extended range however I still have some areas I am unsure of. Here are my findings: Legal range is where bits are reserved in the YCbCr or RGB values ...
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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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Duplicate layers X times and move 1 frame each time

I do a lightpainting video on After Effects (CS6 here) where I duplicate my layert to create continuous lines based on a moving light. I have a lot of comps to do and many layers to duplicate, then I ...
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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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Doing text overlay on video

What's the easiest (preferably free) tool to do a text overlay akin to the one shown in this Strava ad video. https://youtu.be/4BV30EDMmn4
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How do I add text like this (picture) to a video? Can it be added post or is it an old camera function?

I've read around and a lot has been said about transferring video through VHS and back again but I was wondering about adding this specific kind of text? Is it a function that exists on old ...
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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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Premiere Pro - Unwanted Letterboxing in HD 1080p Video

After editing a video in Premiere Pro CC 2015 and then exporting it, a 1080p video becomes letter-boxed on the left and right sides. I have double checked all the settings, and for some reason it ...
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How to make batch ffmpeg with this codes?

How i batch render with ffmpeg with this code on windows? Codes work well. ffmpeg -y -loop 1 -i background_image.png -i mainmovie.mov -filter_complex "[0:v]setpts=PTS-STARTPTS[V1]; ...
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Canon 5D mk III vs Sony A7s

I have been shooting both video and stills with my canon 7D for the last 6 years and I am looking to upgrade my kit. My initial thought was to get the 5D Mk III and use it with magic lantern to record ...
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Adding video into the picture with ffmpeg?

How to Adding video into the picture with ffmpeg? example:
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Streaming video that's being recorded? [closed]

Is streaming video while it's being recorded possible? If so how? What Programs would someone need?
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premier pro timeline

I need to edit some clips for part of my graduate research to 200ms. 200ms are equivalent to 0.2 seconds. Does the picture show this as 0.2 seconds?
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Removing / Overlaying logo on mp4 video format with ffmpeg on linux

I'm trying to remove logo from an .mp4 video format with ffmpeg on linux machine without re-encoding (for preserving the same quality) with the following command: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf ...
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Video codec for simple animation?

I am generating an animation in Matlab, composed of simple diagrams. The images are characterized by fine structures, strong contrasts and mostly discrete colors, e.g. there are few-pixels wide black ...
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How can I find duplicate videos from a large set of videos of varying formats?

After losing a backup device with a bunch of my original videos I've had to download a large number of them (~300) back from Youtube. The new downloads are a mix of MP4 and FLV, and the originals are ...
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How to enlarge/zoom into a specific area in After Effects

This may be a simple question but I can't find the answer anywhere online. I have a psd image of a desk with different object on it including paperwork. I want to be able to enlarge/zoom into ...
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avconv converting videos in really bad quality

I have this linux command line app called avcon. It is used to converting files. For instance if I have a file called video.mp4 I can run avconv -i video.mp4 video.ogg and it will convert this ...
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Fast encoding with ffmpeg

I know about presets but faster presets lose the video quality. Are there any hardware requirements I need to consider? Or are there any settings that I need to tweak? And lastly where do I place the ...
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Split video screen into 3 equal parts

I'm working on a project that will be presented on 3 screens. The idea is that each screen in showing a part of the screening video, which means the upper display shows the upper 1/3 of the video ...
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Detecting VBI or true video height?

Is there a way to detect if a file has or has not Vbi data this way! I.e if a Pal videofile with the reported 720x576 has Vbi data the actual height is an additional 32 lines = 608. SD pal file VBI ...
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How can i receive video feed from my hardware video switcher to my pc live

im using presentation software on my pc which is connected to a projecter to add effects to my live video, our cameras are connected to a hardware video switcher, and i need to receive that live video ...
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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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Best way to batch rotate 3000+ h.264 videos?

I have approximately 3000 short video clips, each about 3 seconds in duration. I need to rotate each of them 90 degrees. What is the best way to do this? I have Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, as ...
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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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fix a few videos with bad white balance?

I have a few video that i made with my olympus though and i made the mistake of not setting my white balance to sunny (or auto) it was set to incandescent while being outdoor scenes. now I got a few ...
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Recording video's with two cameras?

I have started to make some videos and I want to add a second camera to get a different angle. The main camera I have is a Nikon D7200. I am looking at a secondary camera, but I am hesitant because ...
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How to create TS files from pictures and videos?

I have many videos and pictures. I'd like to burn DVD with pictures and videos and play in DVD Player. And I want to make cml tool to prepare pictures and videos for creating DVD. I know how I burn ...
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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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How to set up live audio feed (with lavalier mic)?

I've been performing live video broadcast for awhile now carrying around lots of equipment so I can have nice live audio feed in the video stream but I'm currently looking for ways to simplify my ...
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Help reading analog video?

I have a microcassette tape with some video on it that I'd like to digitize, but the camera I have that can play microcassette tapes is so old its drivers come on a floppy disk, which I can't read ...
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Video Splitting

I am working on a project to create trailers for some footage that we are given, (approx. 2.3 hrs long) and was wondering what was the best way to go through the footage and take out small splits for ...
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Is there an online video converter?

Does anyone know of any services that will convert a large video (1gb+)? I've a bunch of files I'm looking to convert from mkv to mp4's. I'm on an older Mac and I've looked at some sites like video ...
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Live streaming video feed from camcorder (canon vixia hf g30) to computer as low latency as possible?

I am trying to view live feed from my camcorder (Canon Vixia HF G30) on my computer as I adjust the zoom and pan and tilt from my computer. I need to see what my camera sees on my computer in ...
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ffmpeg to cut intro and replace with new intro

I am using ffmpeg to cut out the intro in my video and replace it with a new intro. I run into a buffer underflow error when I try this. The commands I'm using are: ffmpeg -i ...
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Sony Vegas 12 Not Rendering Parts Of Video

Using Sony Vegas Pro 12 and i am rendering a video. However the rendered video hasn't got any audio and some video parts are black. I am using a some transitions and i am currently trying to fix the ...
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Weird zooming in Premiere Pro preview-window

After a hard time getting my Premiere Pro CC to work correctly, I stumbled upon a new problem. In the image below, you can see how the frame is about 200% zoomed in the preview window, and normal in ...
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What Is the Best Way to Clean Paint Off of a Movie Projector Screen?

Several years ago I purchased a movie projector screen (Da-Lite Video "B" series from the 1950s) from my alma mater along with a used modern projector. Both are working perfectly, however, the screen ...
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No Signal with SDI to HDMI Converter

So I am trying to connect 4 security cameras to a TV using a quad splitter. I am using one camera right now to test the connections. Here is my set up: I have a security camera with with an SDI ...
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Is it possible to have stereo sound from an external mic on a Canon Vixia HF G20

I have a Canon Vixia HF G20 and I cannot find anywhere in the manual about an external mic in stereo mode. The "advanced hot shoe" does support stereo and surround sound but through the Line In/Mic ...
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FFmpeg : Check if the aac bitstream is malformed or not

I want to upload few sets of videos on my server and later play them in the HTML5 video tag. But some of them are not playing. I checked the audio stream and video stream of the video, they have AAC ...
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1080 TV (LG) but need to watch under 720 - how I switch?

I have a 42 inc LG (42LG70). I have a kodi box and need to make the setting into 720; I believe the TV works on 1080. How do I make the TV to switch to 720? My TV works but from time to time the ...
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Software for video cut automation / scripting

I am very new to a/v editing and need to automate a simple process. Basically what I need is a way for my mom to capture video from her camera and input a series of numbers like 1:02 1:30 1:55 2:34 ...