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Are these beginner's paid-for programs comparable?

I've found these low-end but non-free programs and can't decide with which to go. They all seem to be around $50-$80 (One time. Not subscription). My question - are they all comparable, or are some ...
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Adobe premiere is lagging in preview window

Video in source preview is lagging but it plays fine in video players. What may cause this? Why premiere is not using standard codecs for source preview? Specs: Video is: h264 2704x1536 @29.97fps ...
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Does using component cable help improve video quality? [closed]

I have a standard definition (SD) set top box which has three jacks for its output(Red,white,yellow). I recently bought a Sony TV which has WXGA (1280x800) resolution and 5 jacks for input which has ...
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Using ffmpeg to cut videos with more precision than key frames allow

I'm trying to cut a video (a debate on TV) with ffmpeg without re-encoding, and I need to cut between 2 sentences a guy pronounce. I think the precise moment is between two keyframes, because whatever ...
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Predict file size of a Huffyuv codec video stream

I like to do many comparisons and check before picking a codec and selecting its settings. Settings with HuffYUV are few but more importantly I'm having trouble determining video file sizes. Given ...
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Video and Telemetrics not in sync

I've recorded a video with Raspberry Pis Camera Module. On top of that I've recorded GPS data including the GPS Timestamp and made my own data file. Using Dashware I've tried to get the video and ...
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How to convert video to required codec?

I am trying to convert mp4 videos to match the codec requirement of Codec: XVID as per the attached picture. Can anyone advise how or what tool can be used? http://xomf.com/wkvgv Thanks
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC - Crop a video and export at the exact cropped size

I have a video that has 4 up-down-left-right black borders of different sizes. I want to get rid of these black borders so the exported file has the exact size of the cropped area. To do this, I ...
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Which graphic card to buy [closed]

I have decided to buy a new pc for short videos rendering in after effects. I dont have a big budget, it's around 1000$. This is the thing i thought to buy, but i'm not really sure about graphic ...
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Looking for suggestions on workflow/equipment: daily production of short presentation videos

i am looking for any and all sort of suggestions on workflow and equipment, specifically camcorder choice. Case details: We are producing short videos every day. A person is standing in front ...
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Little skip in webm videos joined with mkvmerge

I've donwloaded some youtube videos that I want to join. I joined them with mkvmerge, but in the joined video, there are ~5 seconds skips (in VLC the second counter stops and then jumps 5 seconds) at ...
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C4D image problems

I have added a custom image from the internet to a cylinder, and it shows up as normal when editing. However when I preview the render or render it out the image completely disappears and the cylinder ...
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Video Keywording, captioning and sorting software

I am looking for suggestions on software to help catalog my growing video library of GoPro MP4 and other (iPhone, dSLR video) files. This software would be similar to Adobe Bridge or Lightroom - ...
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Crossfading audio at beginning and ending of video

The html5 video tag has a loop attribute. When playing a video in a continuous loop, it doesn't do this seamlessly. I hear cracks and pops at the beginning. With ffmpeg I am able to trim .05 seconds ...
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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 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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Vlcj gives “taglib meta writer error” when setting metadata on video file

I am using vlcj to write some metadata to video files to create a video library which could be sorted by title, date, artist, etc. When I am trying to save the metadata that I set to the file, the ...
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How to put this video effect of switching from one scene to another very rapidly?

In many music videos, for example in T.I. feat. Lil Wayne - Wit Me music video from 1:14 - 1:17, u can see the video effect where the video switches from one scene to another very, very rapidly, ...
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Endless video chat?

Looking to create a video conferencing experience between 2 offices. Want to make it like a window where people can just walk up to the camera/screen/mic and see who is there. Is there a cheap way to ...
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How to trim out black frames with ffmpeg on windows?

I have a short video and I'm trying to cut-out all the blank or near blank frames. This isn't a case where I care about the breaks in a video that could be dark. I literally want all near ...
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Can't get audio and video speeds to play at original speeds

When I import audio and video from different sources into a project, I can't get them to play at the corrects speeds. For example, if I play the video in vlc player, it plays fine, if I play the ...
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Recreate basic AVCHD from MTS files

My dad has a Sony HXR-NX5E which writes its output to SDHC cards in AVCHD format. Wanting to back up his video and not understanding the AVCHD structure, I originally got him to copy the contents of ...
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Ways to open a corrupted .avi?

I recorded some game footage using MSI afterburner and accidentally closed afterburner before stopping the recording and now I can't open the resulting file. MPC, VLC, Sony Vegas can't open it. MPC ...
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Close aperture on Canon 1100D

I have a Canon 1100D and a 50mm f/1.8 lens. Seems like the camera insists on shooting at default aperture, but I won't have it, since that results in a mostly blurred video. How can I adjust the ...
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Windows - Easy to use video editor

I want to make a video using photos and video snips and add titles freely. Is there any user-friendly software to do so? I don't have much time for complicated software right now. So I'm looking for ...
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Most beginner-friendly free (windows) app to juxtapose three videos into a single one?

I want to make a video to highlight some differences between different iterations of a video game from different generations. I want to start off basic: top, middle and bottom of the frame features ...
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Embedded HD video looks fuzzy on full screen but fine at Vimeo

Any idea as to why an embedded HD video would get fuzzy at full screen, but looks fine at Vimeo using the same full screen icon. Using the full screen icon on the video player window on this ...
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Photoshop CC video render has no sound

On Photoshop CC 2015.0.0 I can play my video and hear the camera audio soundtrack. When I render the resultant MP4 has no sound. My movie consists of Nikon .MOV files, and some text overlays and is 35 ...
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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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Are there any small battery powered 360 degree cameras capable of a native “google cardboard” format output over HDMI connection?

The question is really part #2 of the following project: I'm looking into mounting a 360 degree camera to a drone to get a view like this camera captures and can output the video like a webcam in ...
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Convert & Burn M2TS files into DVD format WITHOUT LOSS

I have my marriage film (Resolution: 1080p /Format: .m2ts / File size: 7 GB) on a bluray disc which I ripped in my HDD with this software that I found on forums. The thing is that I want to make some ...
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How to skip to the next video with the “Next” button in Sony DVD Architect

I inserted 10 media in a DVD project, each video has its scene/chapter markers at the beginning and 3 minutes before the end. While I preview as disc, the "Next" button works fine when skipping from ...
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Auto upload (ftp) video file once it's finished encoding

I'm in a live production, and I'm clipping hundreds of short videos all day every day. What I'd like to do is use some application to set a watch folder, and as soon as I hit stop on the encoder, and ...
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Genlocking 5-6 sj4000

I'm planning on buying 5-6 sj4000 and use them to create 360 images and videos. This is the oem sj400, not sjcam sj4000. Does anyone have an idea how to genlock to trigger them together. I've seen ...
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Can you read video files off a HyperDeck Studio Pro 2?

Is there a way to connect a Hyperdeck Studio Pro 2 directly to a computer, and edit the video files directly? It has a Thunderbolt connection, but it says that it's for "capture of video and audio" ...
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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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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 ...