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What Beginner Video Editing Software Should I Use?

I need to edit a HD video file. I will need to zoom, pan and insert text. Also, I will need to insert small video clips into the main file (eg. zoom to a black TV screen and insert video to that TV ...
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Free video editing software

I'm looking for a free video editing application that works on windows that must have the following requirements: Must be able to take segments (cuts) of videos and add them together. Remove audio ...
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Converting VOB to mp4 (h264) using ffmpeg results in a different length (bya few frames)

I have a VOB file that I want to convert to h264 using x264. I used: ffmpeg -i 01.VOB -f mp4 -c:v libx264 -profile:v baseline -crf 17 -c:a toolame -vbr 3 prehratelne.mp4 which gave me this: ...
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Opaque overlay becomes transparent when fading out both video tracks in Sony Vegas

The original problem I had was to put an overlay (static image) on a video track. All guides/tutorials I found does this by putting the image into a separate video track. I would prefer attaching the ...
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Can I record directly to a computer with the HC-V250?

I'm considering purchase of the Panasonic HC-V250, but my primary use case is recording directly to a folder on my computer. (I do a lot of post-production editing, so I need all the files on my ...
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Encoding Video For Archiving Using Premiere Pro CS6

I have a set of videos created in Premiere Pro C6 and currently I am encoding them in h264 for YT upload. The raws were taken using a Canon 700D @ 720p60. I was wondering what is the best encoding ...
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sofware to anim .stl before importing movie in after effect cs5

im looking for a software (free ideally) and user friendly to be able to import .stl format and anim them,then import them in after effect to add logo, typo and other stuff. Now im using open slipper ...
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Stroke animation on multiple paths

I am trying to animate a stroke effect in After Effects on a large number of paths imported from Illustrator (in my case a vector graphic world map). When I convert the illustrator file to shapes, the ...
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3answers
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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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Discrepancy between VirtualDub CPU usage and Task Manager, Lag resulting

So I'm trying to capture footage from my PS2 at a low resolution (720x576 if memory serves) through Virtual Dub. I'm on Windows 7 64 with an 8-core i7, 8GB RAM, 150G SSD and an EZCap capture card. ...
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How do I match the audio and video streams in my video file with the audio I recorded separately?

I record audio separately using an audio recorder and video separately and they usually sync up later in the NLE painlessly. But there's one particular old digital camera I have that always seems to ...
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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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2answers
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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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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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Is there an automated process to split a video into sections with motion?

I have some video files with a reasonably static background and the occasional movement in the scene. I would like to edit down the footage to just the sections with movement in. As there are ...
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1answer
59 views

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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2answers
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How to play a clip only till an Out mark in Adobe Premiere?

In Adobe Premiere there are shortcut keys to play a clip right from the In mark to Out mark. Shortcut on a PC is Ctrl + Shift + Space. However, how can I play a clip only till my Out mark? Not my ...
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Maintaining thumbnails in Premiere CC

When I open a bin containing video files in Premiere CC on a Mac, if I want to view the video files as thumbnails, I have to wait quite a few seconds every time. Is there a setting so that I can ...
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2answers
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How do I convert a series of PNGs into an AVI using Avidemux?

I'd like to convert a series of PNGs (in this case 180 in total) into an AVI movie using Avidemux. I've tried opening the first of these numbered PNGs (starting at 1I090001.png ending at 1I090180.png) ...
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261 views

Video editing with text to speech

I am trying to do some screen recordings and uploading them to YouTube. I have a terrible voice and frankly I cannot maintain a stream of speech meaning the the end product will end up being bad. I ...
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1answer
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Multiple video encoding loss

It's easier to explain my question using an example. Imagine you filmed a few short videos and want to combine them together in a sequence (probably with transitions and etc.). However, for some of ...
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1answer
67 views

HTML5 background video encoding settings

I'm doing a full page background video and I'm trying to convert the original mp4 to an webm. The background will not have any audio. I'm currently using ffmpeg. ffmpeg -i INPUT.mp4 -b 614400 -s ...
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Panasonic DMC Gf6 w/HDMI output: can I connect directly to Mac Mini w/o converter?

Trying to figure out whether I can live stream a music performance at StageIt, Ustream, Livestream, etc. without buying any new hardware. Here's what I've got: Panasonic DMC GF6 camera w/HDMI and ...
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1answer
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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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Premiere project exported with Adobe Media Encoder is not producing DVD-compliant files. Works in Premiere. Are there settings to adjust?

Premiere project exported with Adobe Media Encoder is not producing DVD-compliant files. It works in Premiere. Are there settings to adjust? How can we make it work? Rather than tying up Premiere ...
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0answers
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Is it better to use the ts_folder or the img file when reproducing DVDs? And Why?

Is it better to use the ts_folder or the img file when reproducing DVDs? The company reproducing the DVDs asked which to use after the files were uploaded. Which is better for them to use, and why? ...
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1answer
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Quickest way to rate takes in Premiere?

How do you rate a series of takes in Premiere? I'd like to be able to look at a series of takes, and quickly mark each one out of 5 or 10, using the keyboard more than the mouse... Is there a good way ...
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0answers
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Gear recommendation: HDMI + XLR recording

Is there any piece of gear that can record an HDMI stream (in a reasonable format like ProRes or something like that) along with multiple XLR inputs (at least 4)? And be portable enough that it's not ...
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1answer
132 views

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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2answers
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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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1answer
39 views

How can I determine the publishing point for streaming an HTTP stream to Adobe Media Server 5?

I would like to stream a HTTP stream from VLC direct to Adobe Media Server 5, however I am unsure of the URL I should stream to. How can I determine the URL of the publishing point?
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2answers
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How can I record video clips on intervals automatically?

Does anyone know of a way to record video clips of a set duration on a set interval? I am wanting to record a 1 minute video every 15 minutes automatically. I am using a Sony HDR-HC9 camcorder. So ...
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1answer
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How to delete folders from Library > Gradients in Motion 5

I just installed Motion 5 but I've already run into a weird frustration. In the Library inspector I found a list of gradients. I clicked the + button at the bottom of the panel and discovered it ...
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vote
1answer
91 views

Ronin M vs. Helix Jr

Has anybody used the new DJI Ronin-M and compared it to the Letus Helix Jr.? I'm considering a gimbal purchase for my DSLR videography and haven't seen anything that tells me why the Helix is twice ...
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1answer
30 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
86 views

Downsampling 4K footage for an increase in chroma sub-sampling

We have a Lumix GH-4 camera, which can shoot in 4K with 4:2:2 color space. I'd like to be able to convert the footage to 1080p 4:4:4 color space. I've read that there some ways of doing this: ...
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0answers
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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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votes
2answers
51 views

How to loop an animated mask?

I'm trying to make a loop from an animated mask, but each time I introduce my loop expression: loopOut (type="cycle", numKeyframes = 0), After Effects is telling me that: "Expression is ...
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vote
1answer
27 views

Ghost position keyframes in After Effects [duplicate]

I have an animation in After Effects where I am animating a slider to move up and down at certain points. The slider should be mainly stationary, but moves occasionally in line with other actions on ...
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0answers
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DVB capture into ffmpeg in windows?

Looking for a way to use ffmpeg dshow to open a tv capture card within windows. I have tried running the list devices command and my usb capture does not show. If it is a device limitation, Im happy ...
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1answer
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Putting a Lower bitrate of my video stream in my current mp4 container

Sorry if my question is too noobish, this is my first question. What I have is: An mp4 movie with a video stream and an audio stream. What I want in the output: Is an mp4 file containing: the same ...
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1answer
108 views

.wmv audio and .mov video out of sync

I'm a total amateur at this video stuff. I'm actually a web developer trying to create a video for work and I've run into a problem. Hoping those of you who know stuff about videography can help me ...
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2answers
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audio recording and video editing software

I've got a canon powershot. It has an inbuilt mic. I usually take interview-type videos, mostly indoors. The audio quality is poor as far as the purpose is concerned. I use pitvi as my editing ...
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1answer
57 views

How do I author a playable DVD from an MKV file containing MPEG2 video, audio, subtitle and chapter streams?

I'm using MakeMKV to back up my DVD library to MKV files without re-encoding the video or audio streams (since space is cheap, and quality is top priority.) I'd like to know if there's a tool ...
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0answers
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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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1answer
45 views

Multivideo player with histograms?

Is there a tool that can play multiple videos while displaying a histogram of each video simultaneously?
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1answer
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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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1answer
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How can we monitor audio of subject using headphone while recording video using iphone or samsung galaxy s4?

How can we monitor audio of subject using headphone while recording video using iphone or samsung galaxy s4? I want to monitor audio while recording video using smartphone
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Who owns raw footage?

I am working at a Multimedia Production placement for my college course for a company that wants a promotional video. I shot about 4 hours of video. They believe claim that I have no right to use the ...
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1answer
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Producing Video Lectures

What are all the software and hardware needed to produce a video of this kind? https://youtu.be/43Wg3Vz3lX0

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