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ffmpeg drawtext filter - create transparent background with text

I am currently working with the drawtext filter. So far I have only been successful with drawtext option configurations to use the right font and place the text horizontally centered. How could i get ...
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Editing objects out of a video

Whilst filming a flypast, a stray piece of material flew onto my camera, wrapping around the lens, and appearing in some frames. Can this string be edited out of the video? (I can sort the audio etc....
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editing 4k and 3840 × 2160 video with a Mac pro1,1

I just got a Panasonic Gh4 camera and recorded some 4k footage with it. For editing I have a Mac pro1,1 (2007): Dual-Core Intel Xeon - 2,66 GHz NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT - VRAM:32768 MB 15 GB memory ...
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Freeze frame effect with ffmpeg

I am currently fiddling with ffmpeg to achieve a freeze frame effect and so far have been unsuccessful. I have been able to do this with adobe after effects shown here. However I would like to achieve ...
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Motion graphics vs compositing

I am really confused between the meaning of motion graphics and compositing. Is motion graphics mean using still image to create illusion of moving object and compositing is combining 2 or more clips ...
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Producing Video Lectures similar to Coursera/EDX

I would like to record video lectures using a light board scenario which is a transparent board on which one can draw as if one is drawing on the screen/camera itself. For those of you interested, ...
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Who owns the RAW video, audio and photo footage in case the client does not pay the agreed price?

Hello to all here is my burning question: I came from Europe with all my equipment and worked for 3 months for a client. Prior to my coming there I send my terms for working and the agreed price and ...
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SDI Converters from Many other Forms

I need a Converter from DVI, VGA, and CVBS to SDI. The most important thing is that this converter don't change the signals informations, I want it just to convert the signal. Is that even possible ?
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Automatically speed up video portions with no voice

I have recorded some video tutorials for our programming team. These consist of "live coding" exercises; basically, videos of me coding stuff. Thus, the video track is a screencast, and the audio ...
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video letterboxing in premiere pro with the same image as background

I am creating a slide show in premiere pro and the slideshow contains few portrait images and few box images. which give a black letterbox. I want the letterbox to show the same image blurred as ...
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Non-Monotonous DTS on concat (ffmpeg)

After running this command ffmpeg -f concat -i mylist.txt -c copy output.mp4 - I'm getting corrupted output.mp4 file and this message: ffmpeg -f concat -i mylist.txt -c copy output.mp4 ffmpeg version ...
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Is Nikon D750 a good choice vs. Canon 5D Mark III for avid Videographer?Edit

My main uses for getting a DSLR for Video would be the following: HDR (Video/Audio) Panoramas Slow Motion Excellent Live View Good RAW Support Any other pro-features for videography.
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What is the proper workflow for slightly different framerates, i.e. 30, 29.97, 29.976?

Same curiosity applies for 24 and 23.976. My primary concern is loss of quality. I want to work exclusively in 30.000 frames per second; if I understand correctly, some software defaults to 29.97, ...
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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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AvsP - Frame sizes don't match

This is potentially the wrong exchange for this, but here goes. Trying to put scenes together in AvsP, and for some reason it isn't allowing me to splice, saying the frame size's don't match, even ...
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video artifacts

My wife is using her Panasonic lumix to shoot video. She gets great shots of wildlife. The issue is that shots of flying birds, ducks or eagles or whatever is happening, appear to have 4 wings. Most ...
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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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Remove Greenscreen Reflections?

My work has a green screen that my boss purchased with no knowledge of green screens or how to use or what to do with them. in Sept. 2014 he gave me the task to create employee introduction / ...
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h.264 Audio Out of Sync in Premiere

I shot some video at an event last night with an ATEM TV Studio and recorded it via USB to my computer. The files themselves play fine with VLC or Windows Media, but when I import them into Premiere ...
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Easiest way to turn something a powerpoint into a video file

I am looking to turn my girlfriends stories into youtube videos. We have images set for the backgrounds they currently aren't as Powerpoints they were going to be HTML pages however it would be easier ...
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Determining original resolution of an upscaled digital image?

It is believed that anime is made at resolutions below 1080p. most anime are [made in 720p]. Very few anime series are produced in native 1080p. Yet if anime is sold on Blu-Ray, it is (...
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link multiple audio tracks to one video track in Premiere CC

I shoot TMZ-type webisodes, where multiple people are throwing jokes around a news room. I'm considering buying 4 lavaliere mics for my 4 performers so I can isolate their audio during editing. I ...
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Keeping metadata (time/date) when extracting frames from video

Circumstances I recently started to extract frames from videos (GoPro) for underwater photography. I'm currently using Adobe Premiere Pro to do so, which works, but when I imported these new photos ...
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Animating stills in After Effects

I did a short corporate composition that used alot of stills. I animated alot of the stills by zooming in and out and panning across. Pretty basic. I have trouble with unexpected movements when I ...
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Compare an original video with a transferred video?

I want to compare an original video with the same video but transferred through a device. How can I do that? I want to compare them to improve the transferred video quality. The video is transferred ...
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Can I use Garageband on Mac to add harmony audio to a video?

I'm thinking... Import my video of me playing guitar and singing, into Garageband. And then add new Garageband audio track with my backing vocal harmony. Will this work?
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why movie video is different from other videos (sports, news, or other)

I'm not a video producer or anything but I always noticed the different of the image from a movie vs a regular video. I'm curious, re they shot on different camera types or it's just post-production ...
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Free Royalty Free Stock Footage [closed]

So I came across this website http://www.dissolve.com/ and they provide 3 free Royalty free stock footage every month. I was wondering if there are any other websites where I can get Free Royalty ...
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Record a live lecture from one room and stream it live to two other televisions

I'm working on a church project and I'm not too familiar with video equipment all too much. We need to stream a lecture to other sides of a building (at least two tv's). I was playing around with ...
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Equipment & Software for video bridge (video link) event

I need to create a portable setup for events built around a video bridge: The performer is abroad the audience & presenters are in-house The performer needs to see the audience & presenters ...
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Nested Sequence that plays fine alone shows up as entirely black in Master Sequence

I'm running Adobe Premiere Pro on a Mac, and after benching a project for a while and now coming back to it, some of the nested sequences will play just fine in their timeline, but show up as audio ...
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A device or a method for comparing original and transferred video [duplicate]

I want to compare a video that is transfered through a Device and the original video by connecting them to a monitor or to a device that can measure everything for me and give us a full complete list ...
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Transfer project from one application to another

As a beginner, I would like to know how important it is which software I decide to start out with. (Currently eyeing Adobe Premiere Elements and Sony Movie Studio 13). I realize that whichever one I'...
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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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Color Temperature, Contrast, Brightness, and Saturation

How Can we measure each of these Parameters for 2 videos ? and the reason behind it is to make a comparison ?
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Why does a bright video feed send more data than a dark one?

I've been watching the feed from a webcam (Foscam 8910). When the scene is bright (lit with sunshine) the video feed is approx. 350 kBytes/sec. When I view the same scene lit very dully with just a ...
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How does one “convey” a news article in a movie?

Here, I'm talking about a "news article" regarding the events of the movie, and not about a generic article such as "Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor" or "U.S. Invades Iraq." Since this is an "...
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What is the least noticable way to re-stream a video to Twitch?

I have a local video file from a past Twitch stream (which I failed to archive), broadcast and recorded through OBS. My goal is to re-stream it to Twitch so that it feels as close as reasonably ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “Add clip to conversion list” in GoPro Studio?

Cutting videoclips in GoPro studio is pretty easy: Press I for Mark In, O for Mark Out and Space for pause/continue. Editing a video would be pretty much faster, if a keyboard shortcut could be also ...
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Is it ok to edit a public domain speech?

Let me try to explain the project I'm working on. I'm a volunteer for a high school engineering competition, and the past couple of years I've produced a pro bono commemorative video to show at the ...
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Which video editing software should I use for youtube videos? [duplicate]

I'm interested in making YouTube videos. I’m new to the whole video editing process. I would like to know which video editing software provides: music cloning animations special effects ...
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Corrupted video (Green/pink) on Premiere Pro CS6 in Win8.1 Pro 64bit but not on Mac OS Yosemite

I have a volume license for Premier Pro CS6 whereby I can run it on Mac OS and Windows. When I run it on Windows, I get this: But on MacOS it is fine. The video is HDV 1440x1080i MPEG4 QuickTime. ...
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Http Live Streaming for beginners

I'm new to live streaming and it's quite hard to find good information for beginners. Could anyone recommend resources to HLS besides Apple's documentation? I'm trying to make an app similar to ...
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Video software to add video effects similar to Apple's Photo Booth

Apple Mac OS X includes Photo Booth, an application for taking photos and videos with the built-in camera (if available, of course). Photo Booth can also add effects while taking a picture or video. ...
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What are ways to show phone conversations?

Suppose you have person A in one room, placing a phone call to person B in another room. How would you show the resulting phone conversation? I can think of two ways: One is to split the screen, so ...
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I have a TS file. How do I render it?

(I decided to post this here because it doesn't fit very well into the Gaming category, but it is a gaming question.) I had the idea to try streaming video to Twitch one on computer and to record it ...
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Premiere vs Vegas performance in i7 CPU?

Excluding other computer components, which timeline editor is better optimized for timeline editing for Intel i7 CPU (4790k) in Windows 8.1 64 bit? Note: Timeline editing is important (Not render ...
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Cross-dissolve in real time between end and start point of looping clip

I'm trying to achieve the following: I have a short movie clip that I want to loop for an indefinite amount of time. However, as of now, it doesn't particularly good every time the clip starts over (...
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Is it possible to merge two or more videos in real-time like this?

Is it possible to play video online that's made of two or more video files? Here's what I mean. My site is hosted on Linux/Apache/PHP server. I have video files in FLV/F4V format. I can also convert ...
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Automatic Motion Detection in existing GoPro video files

I have quite some hours of footage stored on disc. It's all static video of a bird's nest. Is anybody aware of an application that makes it easy to automatically scan these files and to jump ahead to ...