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How is each type of video camera stabilizer different?

What are the kinds of video camera stabilizers I could buy in the market? How are they different? What are the pros and cons of each?
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Launch a AfterEffects rendered in background with cmd update

I am trying to find scripting code that allows me to open a CMD in Windows and lauch AE render of the current project queue in background. Also, if possible, to get the output back in that cmd ...
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What are motion graphics?

What are motion graphics? What software can I use to create them? What should someone trying to produce a video with motion graphics know?
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What softwares are used to produce this video?

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=732070063514894&set=vb.410157642372806&type=3&theater I have no experience with any video production softwares but I need to do something similar to ...
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Best bitrate for SD proxy editing in Sony Vegas? [on hold]

Performance-wise, What are the correct bitrate settings for timeline editing mpeg2 proxies at 640x360p with Vega's Main Concept MPEG-2 plugin/encoder?
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ffmpeg adds unneeded zero samples at begging of resulting m4a file

Input file original.wav ffmpeg -i original.wav ... Duration: 00:03:36.93, bitrate: 1411 kb/s Convert wav to m4a with fdk-aac encoder: ffmpeg -i original.wav -c:a libfdk_aac -vbr 5 ffmpeg.m4a ...
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How can you automatically trim a new layer in After Effects?

I know there are short cuts {Alt + ] or [) when creating a new layer in after effects that will trim the layer to either side of the current keyframe. The question is, is there a better way to ...
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How to remove an object (Tooth) in After Effects

I have a 5 second Video clip of our main Character smiling and when he opens his mouth we see that his tooth is gone. We have painted the whole tooth black but there is a shine on it and it doesn't ...
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Which part of a computer is critic to work on 4k footage

I'm working in a compagny that starts working on 4k video footages. The person responsible for the video editing is complaining that working on those footage is really a pain. So I'm wondering which ...
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How to encode a video at 30 FPS from images taken at 7 FPS

I have no knowledge whatsoever about video encoding, I have an application written in OpenGL and I am saving the frames it generated into png images. The frames from my app are at 7 FPS and I am ...
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Premiere Ignoring DNG file grade

I have an image sequence of DNG files. I have opened one of these files in Adobe Camera Raw (Photoshop CC) and tweaked it, saving the settings. I've then batch processed all the images in ACR using ...
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Which mic to buy for amatour dslr video shooting: RØDE VideoMic vs. Zoom H1?

My gear is a Canon T5i DSLR, and I take home made videos in family gatherings, kids playing, birthday parties, etc. The internal mic is really bad, especially in noisy environments. I am thinking of ...
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What exactly do the sequence settings do?

Sooo, this may sound fairly stupid, especially for professional editors, but I'd like to know the role of the sequence settings in Premiere Pro. I know that the format of the preview files depends on ...
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What format should I digitize mini DV tapes with HDV footage in?

I want to digitize a lot of mini dv tape footage, shot on a Sony a1(HDV). What format should I digitize the footage in? (and on a side note can you point me in the direction of what hardware I will ...
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I want to digitise footage from a lot of DV tapes - should I use my camera or buy a tape deck?

I have about 200 hours of footage I need to digitise. I have very little experience in the production side of video. What kind of kit do I need to digitise it, how does it work? and will it wear out ...
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Logo overlay with Windows Movie Maker

I am currently editing a video with Windows Movie Maker. I am trying to insert an overlay of my logo (which is transparent) on the upper right hand side of my video, but I don't know how to do that. ...
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Who owns the rights to video footage? [duplicate]

I recently filmed some hunting footage of a hunter on a preserve hunt. I did not own the camera it was owned by the hunter. I did not get paid nor was there a contract drawn up between myself the ...
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Adobe Encore - I have problem with add Arabic subtitle to my project

I try make DVD of movie with Arabic translation I add my subtitle , But it doesn't look nice as supposed I try Every thing but I can't fix problem Any suggestion Thank you in advance Here is ...
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How to create ISIS special effect in video? [on hold]

How to create ISIS special effect in video? i mean ISIS released their video, video starts & ends with some special effect with sound. so how to create that video special effect manually or ...
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Premiere Pro CC 2014 renders incredibly slow / Cineform

I created a movie with Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014 and I have serious performance issues when it comes to export the movie. The first 10% renders pretty fast and takes 1 hour. Then it takes for every ...
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Can someone suggest a software for video format conversion for Mac?

I am newbie to this video world and have started using a Canon G7X to shoot video (I shoot casual video of my babies, family outings etc). Could someone help me find a good software which I can use to ...
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How to reproduce this video segmentation special effect? [duplicate]

There is a show here on french tv that uses heavily a special effect consisting in separating a photo between background and foreground, and then apply different translation/zoom to each. For example ...
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Blur a face using only one video layer with Premiere CS6?

so with the new built-in masking option of the gaussian blur and similar effects in the CC version of Premiere Pro it's pretty easy to limit effect to a specific area of the video in order to e.g. ...
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Centered motion tracking with Mocha AE/Pro and After Effects?

I haven't been able to figure out yet how I get stabilized footage from mocha Pro to After Effects. I start a new project, import my footage and am able within mocha Pro to get a nice motion tracking ...
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Lavalier vs. cardioid mic for low-budget amateur DSLR video recording?

I have a Canon T5i DSLR, and I take occasional videos in parties, family gatherings, kids playing, birthday parties, etc. The internal mic is really bad, especially in noisy environments. I am ...
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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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Kung Fury VHS effect

I hope everybody seen this amazing trailer of upcoming Swedish masterpiece: FULL HD TRAILER So, I wonder, how to achieve this cool video effect. Please, pay attention on the edges: The image ...
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Producing a time-lapse video over 6 months or more

I have been asked to produce a time-lapse video from a construction site. Can anyone suggest a setup and recommend equipment for the following requirements? : Must operate outdoors in Scandinavian ...
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How can a beginner remove an actor from footage?

I want to edit this montage of James Bond Intros. What I want is remove the real james bond, as a beginner what will you suggest a good video editor for this kind of situation?
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How to encode 60p MP4 video to play on TVs?

I have 60fps MP4 videos shot with a Canon G7x camera. They playback find on my laptop, however I would like for the videos to be playable on TVs that have video file playback capability (such as my ...
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Can a camera like Nikon D810 support 4K video with firmware update?

Is it possible to update the firmware of a camera (like Nikon D810) to enable 4K video? Or, such features are built into the hardware? Thanks, NN
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After Effect: Create Stroke from Motion Track Path

In After Effect, I tracked a moving object in my Video with the Motion Tracker. There I got Keyframes, which I want to use. Now, I would like to show the path of my object in the Video. I thought to ...
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Simulate 'grass' using a replicator

In Apple Motion I thought I'd be able to use a replicator to simulate grass using 'Randomize' on the element angle and then duplicating the individual 'blade' elements using a replicator with 'random ...
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How to remove a part of a moving object from a video?

I have a video in which I want to remove part of an object in every frame and then render the video again. I have tried photoshop and after effect. Both of them work somehow, but they degrade video ...
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How do I hang a kino flo from the ceiling?

I have a four-foot single bank kino fixture that I need to mount on the ceiling of our media lab. It needs to be angled precisely because it's for lighting a green screen (currently, it's mounted on ...
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HDMI Compressed vs Uncompressed mode

What is the difference between HDMI compressed and uncompressed modes? My understanding is that in compressed mode the TV handles the decoding. Is this right?
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Is the difference between full- and crop-frame DSLR footage noticeable and disrupting?

For a short film my friend has two Canon DSLR's available, one full-frame and one crop-frame camera (5D Mark II and 550D). Would it be very noticeable in the end result if footage from both cameras ...
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Can you measure the width of a character in an AE expression?

I have a type effect that requires a couple of layers, one with the type, and another moving behind the letters as they appear (simulating the little text bubbles you get when typing on an iPhone). ...
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Adobe Premiere saves m4v instead of mp4

I have problems with my Premiere Pro. It is first time this has happened, and I cannot understand why. I am creating a timelapse from my images. When I want to export media, I choose format H.264 ...
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iOS 8 Video Editing App That Lets You Hear The Audio While Trimming?

I'm interested in making perfectly-looping Vine videos of me playing guitar riffs. I'd like to shoot and edit these videos on my phone (iPhone 5, iOS 8.1), without using a desktop editor. Is there an ...
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How to get ffmpeg/x264 to use same parameters as input?

I'm trying to accomplish a smart rendering workflow using ffmpeg/x264. In short, get ffmpeg to segment the input file. Locate the segment(s) with changes to be made. Re-encode altered segments with ...
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jvc recorder .ced file

I recorded some videos using a JVC recorder. Now I am trying to upload those videos to my PC, but the format it .ced. How do I play/convert this file to a different format on my pc?
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Can 'fifo' filter write to the same stream in avconv?

I would think that there should be a way to explain to fifo filter to write to the same output stream. But when i test that hypothesis with the following: avconv -i 01.webm -filter_complex 'split ...
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Why doesn't the duration of a Premiere Pro encoding scale linearly?

I have a long sequence (canon dslr and titles) (1hour) and as a test export 1 minute at h264 Blu-ray pre-defined setting (pal 1920x1080, upper field, low quality). This takes approx 1 minute to ...
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Dxtory recording randomly crashing game

Whenever I try to record gameplay with Dxtory (using the h.264 codec) my game will crash after a seemingly random amount of time, although it is usually after at least 30 minutes. Dxtory produces no ...
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Why do SRT subtitles fail to appear in my MP4 videos online?

I'm using videojs in an HTML page to publish a video with VTT captions. Problem is: iPhones do not play the mp4 in the videojs player - it renders the full videojs player, but when you click the Play ...
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How to see if a video file is progressive or interlaced?

I can check the resolution of a video by Right Clicking -> Properties -> Details -> Video. Is there a way to see if the video is progressive or interlaced?
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Do movie makers shoot video from two different perspectives to create 3D movies?

I understand that 3D video works by showing two different perspectives of a scene to the eyes, separately, and the brain does the rest. Just like looking at a real life scene. But for shooting 3D ...
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Chaining Matroska files

Often there is a case where one has a series of the already muxed Matroska files, and they have a logical order. It may be desirable to chain them all together, giving a hint to the video player, that ...
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Saving disk space, but not quality

I'm pretty new at this... I captured my analog 8mm video tapes in .avi, planning to edit them with Premier. But I need to make space in my external hard drive. I have the Adobe Encoder, but I'm ...

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