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2answers
158 views

Change output using a .jsx script for After Effects CS6

I've made a script that will loop through a (.txt) interchanging elements of a certain composition. Within the script, I add each changed composition to the render queue and output it. How can I ...
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5answers
212 views

best software for multicam video production

We have records from 30 cameras (couple TBs of video files), which were started almost simultaneously, part of them were action cameras (so no timecode here, and there are gaps because of battery ...
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1answer
33 views

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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1answer
29 views

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 ...
3
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3answers
4k views

Why is Adobe Media Encoder so slow?

I have a 2.5 hour corporate event that I edited in Premiere Pro. There are AE clips, sound, imported video, the works. When I run it out to AME, the source resolution is 1440x1080 and I am ...
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1answer
28 views

Output via Compressor comes with bad quality audio (no problem via Share of FCPX)

Synopsis I use Compressor to export my FCPX project to h264 .mp4 files. Playing the file I exported today, the audio quality was bad (sounds muffled). This problem appears only in the output via ...
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1answer
15 views

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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0answers
13 views

Importing iphone slow mo footage into final cut pro

What's the best way to import slow-mo footage shot on an iPhone into FCP 7? It's shot at 120fps. I'd like to keep the slow-mo effect, and playback at 25fps.
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2answers
24 views

Matching audio levels across multiple clips

Let's say I have two video clips in Premiere Pro: a) A clip with people talking - sound is recorded a bit low b) A clip with people talking and a loud sound (eg. a gunshot) in the middle How do I ...
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0answers
8 views

No change to mask when parent's source text size changes

I have two mask layers, each whose 'Parent' is a type layer. When I change the Scale of the type layer, the mask layer adjusts its size proportionately, but when I change the size of the type using ...
2
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1answer
34 views

Linux - looking for a way to produce analog effects for video

I am looking for a way to make analog video effects like those: You may want to turn the volume down a bit: ...
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2answers
130 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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0answers
17 views

Looking for advice on lighting my set

I have a bit of a crappy set for my Youtube stuff and, recently, I had a small windfall of sorts and was able to buy some lightbulbs and clamp lights. No, I couldn't buy a proper lighting kit, (it was ...
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0answers
22 views

Poor and low quality on import/render Adobe Premiere

I record a video step-by-step using Microsoft Expression Encoder 4, encode the file with 'Best Quality' preset, the result info in file its: ID : 2 Format ...
0
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3answers
68 views

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 ...
0
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2answers
591 views

After Effects Ratio Error When Using Puppet Tool

After Effects is continuously giving the following error when I try to use the Puppet tool: After Effects error: zero denominator in ratio addition. (17::16) Any idea what could be happening or how ...
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1answer
78 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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0answers
15 views

After Effects: Apply motion tracking to a scaled layer

After effects 10.5 (CS 5.5) I have two clips a layer with a smoke wisp curling up, much bigger than it will appear a layer with some slightly shaky footage of a broken machine just sitting there ...
2
votes
1answer
12 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
175 views

can't import AVI type 1 to premiere CS6

Bs''d Hi! I used to work with premiere pro CS4.1 now I'm working with CS6, I moved to project folder to my new computer, but when open it I get an error "damaged or un-supported file" The AVI ...
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1answer
46 views

Sync up ffmpeg `rawvideo` recording and Audacity ALSA recording

I am attempting to transfer some Video 8 tapes to my computer with ffmpeg and Audacity. ffmpeg captures a rawvideo stream from an EasyCap dongle, and Audacity records from the line-in audio jack. ...
1
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1answer
271 views

Using GoPro Studio to edit non-GoPro videos

I'm trying to use GoPro Studio to create a video that includes GoPro video as well as HD video from an iPhone. GoPro Studio was not able to deal with the .MOV file from the iPhone (the audio was ...
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1answer
19 views
1
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1answer
20 views

Overlay a photo in Windows Movie Maker

How do you add a picture on top of a video in Windows Movie Maker? I only know how to add text on top of the video. I want to use an image to block a person's face in the video. How can I do that? ...
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3answers
35 views

Battlestar Galactica Style Lens Flare?

How are lens flares akin to that in shows like Battlestar Galactica, SGU, etc. achieved? Here is an example:
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1answer
385 views

Metal particle Hi8 tape degradation

Recently I was playing a Hi8 tape from 1998, when I tried rewinding and rewatching a part (stopping the tape, before rewinding). The part of the tape I had just watched was highly distorted and black ...
3
votes
2answers
70 views

Motion tracking in very shaky footage?

I have footage of me sitting in a boat filming a friend that is riding a wakeboard. The footage is very shaky and as the boat turns around 180° every now and then, the background is constantly ...
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1answer
59 views

Can I use FFMPEG in a commercial product [closed]

Not sure if I am correct posting my question here and I will of course delete this question if appropriate. I have a c# desktop app using FFMPEG I have a web service using FFMPEG. I sell both ...
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votes
0answers
2 views

Hick-ups when I make mpeg2 export (Premiere ProCS5)

I am trying to make a mpeg2 export of the material that I have edited (a 4 minute clip). For some reason, when the export is done and I watch it back, I find small hick-ups in the material. Just one ...
3
votes
1answer
38 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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vote
1answer
26 views

Trimming mp4 videos

I have a GoPro4 video, came out in mp4. If I try and trim in GoPro studio, not only have to jump through hoops but I then have to export - choose an encoding etc...itsends up being a .mov file (i ...
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2answers
111 views

MP4 / h.264 patent issues?

I know this is not a legal forum but I'm assuming this is a daily issue for most people on this site since h.264 video (AVC / MPEG4 part10) is so ubiquitous (and there is a legal tag here). I've read ...
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1answer
53 views

Correct lens distortion with ffmpeg

It seems to be possible to correct lens distortion with ffmpeg. According to the manual you can adjust K1 and K2 values. What this means? How to use it correctly? Example still image - captured with ...
4
votes
4answers
118 views

How to encode apple ProRes on windows or linux?

Is it also possible to encode video with Apple ProRes on windows and linux?
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4answers
6k views

Correcting exposure flickering in time-lapse footage (in After Effects)

I have made some time-lapse footage of a flower blooming. It was taken inside, at night, with constant lighting. The pictures are great, but as footage, the exposure between frames is slightly ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Photoshop Layer Blending Goes Away When Imported into After Effects

When I import my Photoshop file into After Effects, the blending options I used on the layers (like drop shadow, stroke, etc) disappear, but they do show up when I view the composition file. I know I ...
0
votes
1answer
64 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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vote
1answer
27 views

Is there a standard target level for spoken audio in a tutorial video?

I record a lot of tutorial videos for my work. I don't use background music or sound effects, just a voice over a screen recording. One thing I have noticed is each of my videos (so far) has a ...
1
vote
1answer
44 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 ...
2
votes
3answers
42 views

Converting from 3/4" video to digital.

Our company has approximately 27,000 hours of video stored on 3/4" video tapes. We have begun the process of converting the video digitally with the current setup: Sony U-MATIC VO-5850 & Sony ...
2
votes
2answers
447 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
11 views

Transferring old metal particle Hi8 tapes

Recently I was playing a Hi8 tape from 1998, when I tried rewinding and rewatching a part (stopping the tape, before rewinding). The part of the tape I had just watched was highly distorted and black ...
1
vote
2answers
82 views

How much disk space does 1 mini DV tape digitised in HDV take?

I'm looking out to buy some storage for a session of logging a lot of tapes, and I want to guage how much space I will need. How much disk space does 1 mini DV tape digitised in HDV take?
5
votes
3answers
220 views

How to digitise old NTSC home videos for highest quality (with PAL player)?

I have some old VHS home videos that I'd like to digitise to preserve them, and I'm looking for the "best" way to do that with my setup. The videos were recorded around 1990, in the USA. I'd say they ...
0
votes
2answers
28 views

What kind of storage for digital footage?

I've got a bunch of usb external hard drives, but I don't trust them for storing digitised footage. I will have potentially up to 3 TB of footage after digitising. USB can be slow for transferring ...
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vote
1answer
23 views

Multivideo player with histograms?

Is there a tool that can play multiple videos while displaying a histogram of each video simultaneously?
3
votes
1answer
37 views

Remove light reflection from eyes

I have a video with a man speaking (very stable, motion tracking on his eyes works perfectly) The problem is each eye has reflections of 4 light sources, so each eye looks like it has 4 white pupils ...
2
votes
1answer
26 views

Post production automated addition of text

I'm a software developer who has a video that has been pulled from a livestream event in which attendees commented on the video as it was running. I've got the data on when each comment was made and ...
5
votes
1answer
50 views

How is “definition” (SD, HD, UHD) actually defined?

OK, so at first it might sound like a stupid question but I'm trying to get my head around all these definitions... It seems that they don't have a specific resolution, but they do at the same time. ...
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0answers
52 views

How to render MP4 using After Effects Script with Adobe Media Encoder

I can add my composition to Adobe Media Encoder Queue using below command app.executeCommand(3800); Now how i can render it from Adobe Media Encoder using render command like this aerender ...

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