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Reduce File Size of Dxtory Video Without Causing Lag

I'm making videos while playing on my computer. Everything is working well, however 15 minutes of video consumes 50GB, which is too much space. I use Dxtory with Lagarith Lossless Codec. If I use the ...
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Compressor 4.1: Why can't I select the group I made for distributed processing?

I'm currently trying to get distributed processing to work using two different computers on the same network running the same versions of osx, fcpx, and compressor. When I go to choose the group I ...
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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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What software do you recommend to easily import and edit tapes?

We've got loads of tapes filmed with an old camera that are just sitting there never being watched, and we want an easy way to import and play with them. We purchased the Dazzle DVC100, which seems ...
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Smooth horizontal and vertical camera movement

I have a Canon EOS 60D camera. I want to use this to take some video by moving the camera smoothly in horizontal and vertical axis. For example, if I want to take video of the bezel of a TV, I'd like ...
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GIF individual frame timing

I have a GIF that uses variable framerates throughout. It plays back correctly in web browsers, and opening it in GIMP shows the time for each frame. If I import it into Premiere CS6, it plays at a ...
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Is it possible to wirelessly transmit 1920x1080 32-bit color 30fps video through VGA from laptop to HDTV?

Is it electrically possible to transmit a 1920x1080 32-bit color image at 30 frames per seconds just being powered off of a laptop's USB2 port? I am looking for technical information regarding power ...
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What software is used to produce this video?

Any suggestions for the software used to make this video? http://vimeo.com/65571323 The drawings can be made in illustrator, but I can't figure out how to animate it.
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Which low budget video camera would be appropriate for making travel/advenutre short films?

I run a small travel company in a remote Himalayan region. We are very much interested to shoot some interesting films of your trips and adventures. As our budget is low (somewhere around $200 to ...
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How can I accomplish smooth video playback with QLab 2?

My setup is the following: BlackMagic Television Studio MacBook Pro for controlling the BlackMagic TVS A video camera connected via SDI (stands in front of a blue screen) MacBook Pro with QLab 2.0 ...
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How to make this vector animation?

I would like to make a demonstration animation like this... ...
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Freezing/repeating the last frame of a video clip in Apple Motion 5

I have two clips running at the same time. One is a computer and the other is a clip that I've made to look like its running on the computer screen. I've used four corner motion tracker to keep the ...
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Video Editor for syncing mult camera videos

I am working on a project on human-robot interaction that involves me capturing videos of two humans working on a task together. Eventually, I will analyze the videos and try to model how these humans ...
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How to split MTS files?

I have a bunch of large HDTV .MTS files from a camera. I want to cut them in many parts, preferably with free software. How?
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Retaining quality while re-encoding with same codec

Just say I have a bunch of separate clips (DV stream format .dv), and I join them using Quicktime 7. If I then export them out as a new .dv file, am I losing any quality? Is there a loss in quality ...
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what hardware can I use to connect a Laserdisc player to my laptop?

I have a Windows 7 Laptop (Sony VGN-Z12GN) and a Pioneer DVL-9 Laserdisc player. I want to digitize some of my Laserdiscs. I have some experience with video transcoding (Virtual Dub, Sony Vegas), ...
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Scrolling rainbow when projector screen is in frame

We're doing rear-screen projection. It looks great, but in tests with the canon t2i there's a scrolling rainbow in the video that changing shutter speed or frame rate won't get rid of. Any advice?
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What is the best way to record from a single fixed camera?

I run a video system at my church that consists of two fixed robotic cameras among other things. The person who installed this equipment didn't have experience with video production, only display, so ...
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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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How do I accurately calibrate an external on-camera LCD monitor?

I'm specifically using the smallHD DP6 SDI version, so I don't have scopes built into the monitor. I'm generating bars with a Sony HXR-NX5U, and using the blue gun feature on the monitor as per these ...
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Video tutorials: how to add labels, comments, arrows etc

I'm planning to make a video tutorial about one application. I would like to make it without speaking, but I would like to add comments to video. Is there a video software that allows you to add ...
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Is there any way to play corrupted .MOV video file

Today I recorded presentation I gave to my development team, part of this recording was screencast. Right after I finished, screen capturing tool that I used collapsed and I was left with corrupted ...
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How to export footage and burn a 16:9 PAL DVD for playback on television

I have searched everywhere and consulted many people yet no one seems to know how to solve this problem. I have created a large project in After Effects in 16:9 format: 1280x720 Square Pixels ...
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What tool should I use to animate text on an EXTREMELY high resolution “screen”?

I need to make a video with extrodinary dimensions. The "screen" will have to be large enough to hold a very large amount of text and diagrams.... say 20,000 By 20,000 pixels. The text is going to ...
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Panasonic SDR-H100 Multiple Program Files

I have a Panasonic SDR-H100 camcorder. When I shoot videos, with stoppages, i.e. many clips, the videos are put into two different program folders within the sd_card folder on my SCHD. I was wondering ...
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Recorded video changes dimensions while play

I have recorded a video of a blackberry simulator using Cam Studio and i use Nero for playing. I used fixed region dimensions of width 454 and Height of 762 inorder to capture simulator dimensions to ...
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Exam Question - end-to-end delay from video capture to video playout

Hi I'm preparing for my exam tomorrow and I've come across a 17 Mark question which seems trivially easy, so I think I'm missing a key point giving the rest of this exam is fairly difficult. The ...
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Converting DVD to still images

I have a DVD. Its basically an hour long video that is just a collection of photos that rotate to a new photo every 5 seconds or so. What I am looking for is a program that will convert the entire ...
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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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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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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 ...
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What can I use to build a live video recording, streaming, marking application / platform?

I'd like to set up a platform such that I can record 2-4 video inputs into storage while also uploading it into a streaming cloud so that it can be viewed in near-live / real-time. Further, I'd like ...
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Unwanted letterboxing using Wirecast

When I create a 1280 x 720 pixel image in Photoshop CS5.1 for use as a title slide in Wirecast, the resulting image is letterboxed. I have a similar problem with 720p video feeds from a Black Magic ...
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merge and convert swf

I'm having major issues combining/merging(lossless) swf video files into a single file then converting to something more useful(mp4). I've tried using premiere but no audio as it doesn't import the ...
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Hardware requirements for multiple TV channels (cable TV) digitization

I'm planning to start a service which archives TV video content (at low quality). I'm exploring what hardware and video digitization equipment will be needed. The TV channels in the geography I'm ...
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What settings should I use when recording my child's play in a dark theater?

I am not sure whether this is a good question to ask in this forum or even if it is answerable. I'll let the community decide. I am a complete newcomer to video recording having purchased my first ...
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Reading material for technical aspects of timecode and alignment

I'm a sound engineer with extensive live and recorded experience. My electronics and acoustics are pretty strong IMO but I've never had any extensive interaction with video/film production and post ...
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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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First steps in time lapse

I've always been fascinated by time-lapse videos, and i wanted to give it a try. I don't have much, just a Canon Digital IXUS970, which can record up to 4GB of video. (and i think this is enought to ...
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What is a good workflow for producing High quality High definition Videos suitable for a final upload to the internet.

I'm entering my third week into the video editing world, and have already put up a few test videos to youtube. But overall, I am unhappy with the results so far. Quick background: I am recording ...
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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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Real Time personalized videos

I would like to achieve a video with custom text pulled from a database or user input as the following : http://videopersonalization.net/kia.html Can somebody shed some light on the process without ...
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avconv: How to blur scenes?

I want to blur some scenes with avconv The ffmpeg command -find it here- is: ffmpeg -i input.avi -vf "boxblur=enable='between(t,22,113)'" -codec:a copy output.avi doesn't work with avconv ...
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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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2GB vs 4GB Graphics card Memory for playback and encoding of Videos in Adobe Premiere CC [duplicate]

While looking into buying a new graphics card for the editing, live playback and encoding of videos in the new 64bit Premiere Pro CC, I was wondering about: 1) how and when a graphics card's ...
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How do I make a news-like lower third in kdenlive?

With the composite transition in kdenlive I am already able to let the the lower third (with the name and a line of additional information, just like in the news) appear. Now I want it to fade in (or ...
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How do I set up an RTMP stream server and URL endpoint?

I've got a Haivision Barracuda, which can stream RTMP to a URL (secured by username/password) set in its interface, but have very little experience of streaming video. What software do I need (Windows ...
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What hardware/software to get fastest possible access time in AVC/h264 files?

Sometimes I watch a video that I don't want to see from beginning to the end, but only some parts. Sometimes I need to quickly find some scene/spot in a video. The less keyframes there are, the longer ...
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Fastest way to add a timestamp to a video

Is there any script or application that would add a timestamp to a video (avi or mov)? Does for example mencoder support this function ? I'm using it to join avi files together. I would be happy for ...
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How does graphics card's memory affect video rendering performance?

So, I'm asking that, since I've got a GTX650Ti 1 GB graphics, and it takes 5 minutes to render a simple 1 minute video with minimum effects. Is it normal? I've tried it both with Sony Vegas and Adobe ...