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

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Video converted by FFMPEG has a different duration, why?

I convert videos using FFMPEG. My goal is to convert them to the MP4 container format (MPEG-4 Part 14) with AAC-encoded audio stream and MPEG-4 part 10-encoded video stream. I use the following line ...
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Adobe After Effects MP4 Export Issue

I'm trying to export a composition from Adobe After Effects. My Comp is 1280x720, and ideally I'd export with an mp4 container, and h264 video codec. Problem is, After Effects is giving me a PAR ...
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Does 4K impact quality when filming in low light? (other parameters being equal)

I'm wondering if filming with a 4K camera, possibly downsizing to Full HD, will give better detail than filming with a Full HD camera (other parameters being equals). Sub-question (maybe I should ...
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video renders well on mac, but has bizarre effect on windows

I have been editing a video which has rendered fine up until recently, I had it in a .mp4 format on a windows machine editing using wevideo, and I sent it to my friend who edited it on a mac, I think ...
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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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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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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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ffmpeg - video with timer

I am currently working with the drawtext and drawbox filters to recreate a similar video appearance to what is shown below in the image. I am trying to see of a possible ways to add a count down timer ...
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Getting a transparent image from a bmp with alpha

sorry if this sounds a little off topic but it actually has to do with video editing. I made once a logo image as a transparent png to use in virtualdub but since virtualdub logo plugin doesnt allow ...
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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 ...
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Recording video and audio with external input to computer with Canon 600D

I like to do drum covers, but the process always takes ages. I have to record my sounds from my electronic drumset (TD-9KX) to Cubase via a Tascam US122-MKii interface. Video is captured with a Canon ...
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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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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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Advice on how to determine right camera equipment and set up for multi-sport court?

We are building a 65ft x 30ft multi-sport court with 13ft walls all around (similar to the one pictured) and we would like to know what video camera equipment would be the most appropriate in order to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the difference between Refresh Rate and Flicker Rate?

Can anyone explain in detail the difference between Refresh rate and Flicker rate in a CRT ?
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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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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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Video archive solution

We are a community TV station, looking to improve our video archive. Currently we archive our master files on external drives. But to make the archive easier to access, both for saving and re-using, ...
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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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After Effects Not Rendering Transparency (Quicktime Movie)

I have a comp that I made that is a write-on effect. I have selected the alpha channel toggle so in my view, I see the checkered background. When I queue to render, I select lossless + alpha (I've ...
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Darwin Streaming Server 6.0.3 won't send Closed Caption track

I can get the captions if I stream the Quicktime file through a link on my webserver, but if I try to stream the file via Darwin Streaming Server, the audio and video come through, but no captions. ...
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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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How to add a scoreboard to a pre-recorded video file

I have a pre-recorded video file of a sport game and I need to add a scoreboard on top of it. Imagine a basketball game where the score is changing dynamically and quite often so there are a lot of ...
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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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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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Ingesting professional sony beta and sx tape into iMac thru Canopus ADVC 110

I'm trying to capture sony beta and sx tape into my iMac. I know I need a device between the deck and computer. I believe that device is the Canopus ADVC 110 converter (have yet to purchase this.) ...
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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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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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Add an image in front of video using ffmpeg

I have many videos and I need to put an image in front of them for about 5 seconds, but adding it manually and rendering it each time would take really long, so I am asking if it is possible to do so ...
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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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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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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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For a given bitrate, what video resolution is perceived as the highest quality?

I'd like to achieve certain approximate bitrate for video encoding. If I use higher resolution like 720p, I'll get more fine-grained image, but more encoding artifacts. If I use smaller resolution ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...