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reasons for After Effects CC deprecating wmv and H.264

I've recently upgraded to After Effects CC from CS6 and I discovered that in the render queue, options for wmv and H.264 have been deprecated. I know codecs come and go, but I'd like to understand ...
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What is the easiest, no-frills way to produce a simple video on Windows 8?

My laptop has a camera. Since it can obviously take video of me (a la Skyping), it should be easy to create a video of myself (I am going to create a short video for a Kickstarter project). My laptop ...
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Upon export in Premiere Pro, colors lose saturation when previewing in QuickTime

I working on a project that I originally began in Premiere Pro CS6 on Windows, converted to CC, and am not editing in CC on Mac. I was making some minor tweaks to the video and getting ready to ...
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I want to add some audio to the end of a video

I have just created a simple AVI video that contains a small powerpoint slide as an opener, then it does into a timed installation of some software. I have managed to copy and paste the final frame so ...
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22 views

Play video skipping some scenes

I need a (desktop) video player that is able to play a movie and automatically skip some scenes that I define in advance. Is this feature supported in any video player? I looked at Km Player and VLC ...
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How to produce a “broken gif” effect - video example [duplicate]

I am interested in gathering opinons on the best way to create an effect very similar to what might be termed "Broken gif". In this effect the last still shot of the previous scene is used as the ...
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No audio during footage preview

I'm using AfterEffects CS6 on Windows 7. During footage preview/playback, I never get any audio. I have the Mute Audio option in the Preview panel turned off (audio is not muted). I checked the Edit ...
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IMovie 11 to FCP 10.1

Is it possible to import a IMovie 11 project into FCP 10.1? I tried to Export the XML in IMovie, but when I try to import it in FCP the file is grayed out. For some reason apple keeps changing how ...
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Set variables on imported comp?

Using After Effects CS6, I'd like to import one project (ProjA) into another project (ProjB). Let's say that ProjA has some text that I want to customize from ProjB. I'd like to be able to import ...
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Script to create video in standard format?

I've been making videos (episodes) for my YouTube channel. They are all in a standard format with an intro which has the episode # and title, then the clips fade in always using the same simple ...
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What is the video codec name of videos made through the Canon 600d DSLR

I need to know the name of the codec? They have the file extension of .mov but i need to know what codec that is. What is the video codec name of videos made through the Canon 600d DSLR?
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What exactly am I hearing from my 5DMkII audio out jack?

I was playing with my shotgun mic on my new 5D Mark II (upgraded from my T2i), and had it plugged into the camera. I plugged some headphones into the audio out of the Mark II and was hearing what I ...
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FCPX => DaVinci Resolve => FCPX color grading round trip

I'm trying to get my (non-graded) video from Final Cut Pro X through DaVinci Resolve 10.1 Lite, and back into FCPX for the last bits (audio, logos etc). The first part wasn't that hard, just export ...
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28 views

How can I keep my project-specific Motion elements together with my Final Cut projects?

I'm producing a video with several graphics animations, and some of them need to be done in Motion. What's the best way to store a Motion animation that will only be used in one place in one FCP ...
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43 views

Is there a cheap Teleprompter software that supports foreign languages?

I work for a software company that offers Video Coaches to our clients. We are offering Coaches in foreign languages and the current Teleprompter software we are using does not support anything but ...
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ffmpeg output does not play

I'm trying to transcode an uncompressed AVI ~27GB in size to an MP4. I'm using the following command: ffmpeg -i input.avi -c:v libx264 -preset slow -crf 20 -c:a copy output.mp4 The resultant MP4 ...
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1answer
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Sony HDR AS30 detect device on imac

Does anyone know for sure if Sony HDR AS30 is only compatible with macOS 7 and up? I know from reading docs it's only compatible for 7 and up for wifi setup but it's hard to know for desktop because ...
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1answer
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Is it better to scale video or images when doing time-lapse?

Without caring for speed of processing, extra disk space needed, and other such factors, which of the following two is better (i.e. produces higher quality/better compressed video). Scale each ...
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Start and stop capturing while video is playing

I have a long video that I am trying to shorten. I want to be able to play through the video and, while it is playing, select the points at which I want to start and end my clips. I want to do this ...
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jquery-videosub how to

Standards compliant video subtitles for HTML5 video tags. Original MooTools implementation by Thomas Sturm, jQuery port by Max Wheeler. Usage UsageDead simple. Call the videoSub() ...
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1answer
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Precise Keyframing in Final Cut Pro X

I'm wondering how I can expand the transformation line like it's possible for the compositing. Can it be done? Where can I edit the connection between two keyframes from linear to ...?
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2answers
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Achieving the Elf “Angel” effect

I'm looking to achieve something similar to this effect in a short film for 2 shots : This is from the new Hobbit movie, with of course a massive budget. To me it looks mostly a digital effect ...
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1answer
31 views

Cheap Method for Audio/video transmission in a building

I would like to know how I can handle video transmission in the a 2 story building, from the upper floor to the down floor? There 2 possible cases: -unidirectional transmission: the transmission will ...
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Set ipad compatible thumbs for mp4 videos based on a frame of the video with command line

I have a directory of 100 mp4 files. All are working well on my ipad but most of them do not have a working thumb. I want to generate these thumbs with a command line command (on macosx) based on a ...
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1answer
37 views

flv rtmp url for video-js

I cannot get the code right in video-js player when wanting play rtmp url flv file. Does anyone know what it should be? I've tried following a number of examples at the blog reference site for ...
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1answer
25 views

disabling streams in quicktime movies with ffmpeg

In Quicktime pro you can turn off streams in movies, without deleting the stream. Is it possible to do this with a command line application like ffmpeg? I have a bunch of video files that were ...
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How to concatenate two mxf files with ffmpeg, preserving both audio channels?

I have mxf files which went over the 2G limit, so were split up in the camera to produce two mxf files. They have two audio streams, one from each mic, like this: Duration: 00:10:01.60, start: ...
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Sony Vegas Text Parser?

I'm working on one of those videos where there's a voice over and text follows it, one sentence appearing at a time. I lose quite a lot of time having to generate or copy media and having to "feed it" ...
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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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Motion 5 - Link Parameters but Trail or Lag Value by a Few Seconds

How do I link the parameters of one element to another so that they mimic each other but have there be a 1-2sec delay in the mirroring behavior? Normally I would use a link behavior to join the ...
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1answer
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Smartphone app for JVC Adixxion

For JVC Adixxion, there is "ADIXXION sync." app, available for Android and iOS devices. The app's page states, that it is dedicated to JVC GC-XA2. Will this app work also with GC-XA1 model? Are ...
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1answer
42 views

How to Set the defaults for Render Queue in After Effects

I'm using After Effects CS3 (yeah, I know it's old) and I'm rendering my composition out. When I Add to Render Queue I have to change the settings like Render Settings & Output Module every time. ...
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Screen recording 3d zoom

I want to record screen and add some zoom effects like in this video: https://vimeo.com/59343034 (for example at 00:11) Can you tell me, how can I do that?
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1answer
52 views

Export high bitrate video in lightworks

My goal is to get a high bitrate video to a friend of mine, so he can then use the video and edit it for another use. I am to the point where i need to export the video. What export option is going ...
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0answers
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Is there a way to make Premiere reuse nested previews?

I have a rather effect-heavy clip in my project. I made it a separate sequence using nest from the context menu and rendered its preview to see it's ok. Now that it's rendered(shows green on top of ...
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What is the underlying difference between motion compensation and motion estimation?

I know that motion estimation has to do with calculating motion vectors, but where does motion compensation come into play. Can't we just do it with motion vectors, since, we are still calculating the ...
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1answer
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live stream saved or not

Trying to work out if you upload a live stream if it is routed and just played or if it saves into a folder. So for example if you set up a webcam 24 hours and relay that online if that just ...
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1answer
29 views

Is it possible to use an SSD for the RAM preview in After Effects CC?

I'm looking at my options, I would like to buy an SSD to do RAM previews with but I'm not sure if it can be configured this way... is there anyone else that has tried this?
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What hardware should I get for a conversion farm for MXF => Prores

I currently use a mac pro for importing mxf files into FCP (equivalent to converting to prores, I believe) at about 3x realtime @29.97fps. I want to get a machine to run ffmpeg & do the ...
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2answers
109 views

Youtube convert my video on bad quality

I have some problem with video and its representation on youtube. When I upload video which was encoded with MPEG4 or H.264 codec, I get bad quality video after youtube processing. What is this ...
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1answer
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High resolution recording with component cable

I am using a HD Video Camera with a max resolution of 1920x1080. It is a Canon Legria HF M32. I would like to record the videos using my PC. I have a component cable to USB adapter. My problem is the ...
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51 views

Adding an image above a video in imovie

I need to add an image above a movie, i.e not overlaying the movie itself. I see this being broken down into two parts: 1) Change the canvas size to create a region at the top for the image to go. ...
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1answer
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How do I render each time increment on Premiere Pro CS5/6?

I want to write a script that automates rendering in a way that each, say, 30 seconds of a longer video becomes a separate video file. How do I approach this without having to manually highlight and ...
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2answers
44 views

How to fix white balance gone bad?

I've done about 1h of footage during a SCUBA dive with a Gopro Hero 2 (underwater housing, no filter), but the auto white balance algorithm messed up the colors and everything has a very strong green ...
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4answers
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How to film a falling shot

Were trying to film a vine using an iphone. We want to have a first person shot of falling off of a building. Our budget is £20. Is there a way we can get this shot without damaging the iphone nor ...
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1answer
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What is the text commonly found at the end of documentaries called?

In documentaries / semi-documentaries and even fake documentaries there's often text that comes on at the end showing some facts fading in and out, or where the people are now (depending on subject). ...
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1answer
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How to record multiple days worth of video without interrruption

I'm working on breaking a world record for continuous game play, multiple days, with my brother and tried to use my MBP to record it all but Quicktime kept stopping. Questions: Does someone have a ...
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2answers
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Batch add audio to video - Adobe?

I'm looking for a method to add an audio file (a short blip) to many short video files. Is there a method on any popular video software to create a batch process that will add the same audio file to ...
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0answers
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Getting audio from a Bell & Howell Filmosound 8 Projector

I recently acquired a Bell & Howell Filmosound 8mm Projector, and several 8mm Sound Films. To my delight, the motor and lamp work and the unit seems to work quite well. I would love to figure ...

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