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Panasonic's AVCHD video format: questions about quality, compatability, conversion

I've just bought a Panasonic Lumix TZ25 to replace my sadly defunct Lumix TZ3. This new camera is excellent, but I'm a bit confused over the video recording formats available. The user manual states: ...
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do TV broadcasts provide localized advertisements by altering the TV photo

In TV broadcasts of football matches (soccer matches) there are often long displays along the side of the football field that show advertisements. I guess that these displays are made up of electronic ...
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After effects: Moving text along 3D path

After Effects beginner here. The effect I'm after is where text is appearing from behind an object. So far, I'm using the position and rotation parameters. But the text is rigid. I found something ...
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1answer
386 views

Certain audio tracks not rendering

I'm not sure the best way to explain the scenario so I'll do my best, please don't hesitate to ask if I'm missing something obvious to help build the picture. My problem is I've edited a video in ...
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2answers
1k views

Timelapse Countdown Timer in After Effects

I'm sure someone out there must have done this before, but how do I create a countdown timer with hours, minutes and seconds that starts from a specific time and counts down at 71.928x speed? 71.928x ...
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1answer
668 views

Batch resize videos with “pan and scan” cropping

I am trying to prepare a collection of ~120 video clips to be played in VLC Player and projected on a low-res (1024x768) projector during a DIY electronic music event. The source clips are all super ...
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Calculate projected area in Cinema 4D

I would like to calculate the projected area of an object in Cinema 4D R12 on the Mac. Initially I am fine with calculating the projected area on one of the principal planes, but if a method exists ...
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What codec will my Youtube uploads be output in and what codec should I use to upload?

Related to What codecs/formats are appropriate for full motion video recording for youtube? I'm wondering exactly how I can expect Youtube to handle my videos. I know they have a rather zealous ...
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461 views

What codecs/formats are appropriate for full motion video recording for youtube?

I'm recording video game footage via lossless methods, after which I need to compress them and upload them to youtube. I'm not sure which format and/or codecs are best for this. I've been ...
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create video from hand drawing

I have a hand drawn image. How can I create a video out of it like this? ...
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1answer
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Getting Started with Webcasting and Video conferencing

Our church is trying to move into the 21st century. We have the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $20,000 ($10,000 would be more likely to succeed) for equipment purchases. We need to be ...
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How can I find duplicate videos from a large set of videos of varying formats?

After losing a backup device with a bunch of my original videos I've had to download a large number of them (~300) back from Youtube. The new downloads are a mix of MP4 and FLV, and the originals are ...
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1answer
123 views

Tricky full body video conferencing

I'm trying to setup a way to do video conferencing between two individuals. The tricky part is that the users need to be able to touch the screen and have the other user see their hand on their end. ...
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Embedding subtitles with Virtual Dub

Following this tutorial I installed VobSub in my VD folder, selecting the VobSub and TextSub options in the installation process. Then in 'VD > Video > Filters' I added the TextSub filter and picked ...
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3answers
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How to make a video from a still image and an audio file?

I have an image file (png) and an audio file (aiff). How do I combine them to make a video file that shows the still image and plays the audio file? Target operating system: either OS X Lion or ...
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3answers
465 views

How to make a video from a still image and an audio file?

I have an image file (png) and an audio file (aiff). How do I combine them to make a video file that shows the still image and plays the audio file? Target operating system: either OS X Lion or ...
2
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2answers
559 views

Video tutorials: how to add labels, comments, arrows etc

I'm planning to make a video tutorial about one application. I would like to make it without speaking, but I would like to add comments to video. Is there a video software that allows you to add ...
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2answers
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Can I charge to view videos of other people performing?

I want to start out by saying I am not doing this now or in the very near future. however, it is something I would like to do and wish to do. I tried google but found nothing. Can I video record ...
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1answer
184 views

Canon DSLR that changes aperture in Video

I purchased a 1100D/Rebel T3 as a starting DSLR. I like the video aspect the most, but its quite limited. I have some low aperture lenses and I like them very much, but they make it difficult to ...
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3answers
585 views

Software to capture high quality screen-casts

I want to record video tutorials but I can't get the program to capture my screen with high quality, and not just that, when I try to edit it in After Effects scaling and positioning the fonts and ...
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0answers
292 views

Can I combine preserve order and combine order of multiple imports when creating a time-lapse in Cineform Studio?

I recently used my GoPro camera to do a time-lapse and am using CineForm Studio to put all the images together into a time-lapse video. I recorded images on my GoPro until the card filled up, and now ...
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1answer
3k views

What camera to use for classroom/lecture recording?

We want to install HD IP cameras in our classrooms to record lectures and make them available online. We are having a hard time finding the right one. Most are geared towards surveillance. Any ...
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2answers
286 views

3d max change the opacity of an object's edges rendered in After Effects.

I want to change the opacity of the edge of an object so that when I render it and import to After Effects, it would match with the background video and feather at the edge of objects. Cant place ...
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1answer
440 views

Creating effects/transitions in AviSynth or Lightworks

I'm very much an amateur video maker, but I am trying to broaden my skill set a bit and start creating my own effects and short video clips to supplement the recordings I make in a more substantial ...
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1answer
75 views

What is this filming technique called and how do I do it?

I hope I'm in the right forum for this question! Basically, I'm trying to create this effect, where the camera zooms in on Simba's face and the background seems to zoom in at a different pace. I'd ...
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1answer
162 views

24hour non stop recording in a single file on a 128Gb SDXC? [closed]

Not sure if I am allowed to ask the following question here or not as it's not clear from the FAQ I want to record a non stop 24 hour video and wanted to know if the following device can do that? ...
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1answer
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Opening WMV files in Virtual Dub

Is there an easy way to open WMV files in Virtual Dub ? I came across this tutorial but the plugin used in it if unavailable (page offline).
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1answer
189 views

Import Theora video into Premiere Elements

I am trying to edit a Theora video in Premiere Elements 10. I installed the Xiph OpenCodecs package which allowed me to view the video in WMP, but it still wouldn't import into PRE. I then tried ...
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1answer
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Looking for recommendations on editing Premier Pro on a MacBook Pro [closed]

My MacBook Pro died today and I am looking for solid advice on a replacement that will be best for working with Adobe Premier Pro 6. Apple has the new 13" Retina Display and the regular flavor. I ...
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2answers
1k views

How to clean GoPro footage?

Is there a good technique to do lens correction, rolling shutter removal and stabilisation on GoPro footage. If you start by rolling shutter correction, the filter seek for straight edges and cannot ...
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1answer
30 views

Minimal subtitle leading/lagging difference

Lets start with a theory. Lets say you create subtitles perfectly synchronized with an audio track. Yes, I dont care about hearing impaired people atm, so video track doesnt concern me right now. Then ...
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1answer
41 views

Will a lower resolution while rending cut down rendering time

Currently I am recording screencast in fullscreen and my resolution is 1920 x 1080, which means I can render in 1080p. For me 720p is already acceptable if this means that this will cut down in ...
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2answers
223 views

What is a circular motion around a object called when filming?

You know that camera technique when the camera operator usually have a steadicam and runs/walks around a person. I'm trying to learn how to do that with my homemade glidecam but it is so hard. it ...
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0answers
57 views

How to make a Camera Slider with bearings?

I wan't to make a camera slider with bearings that is very smooth. I haven't come up with a good idea yet. I wan't it to be able to be placed on a tripod. Can you please show me som links and tips ...
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1answer
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I can't buy a streak filter where I live. How do I go about making myself one for my DSLR?

Generally used to achieve the anamorphic 'streak' effect.
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5answers
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Render srt subtitles to video?

I have subtitles in .srt file format, and I need to render them on top of video file (prefereably mp4). I have tried handbrake and mediacoder so far, with no luck. What should I do?
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4answers
143 views

Is it possible to set more than one motion tracking point in After Affects CS6 at the same time

Is it possible to set more than one motion tracking point in After Affects CS6 at the same time in the same scene? For example one track point closer to our viewpoint, and another one that follows ...
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1answer
65 views

Is it possible to convert a AVCHD video stored in a MTS file loss-less without recoding into a Blue-Ray video disk?

And if so which application is able to do that? I do not need menus. Right now I copy the MTS files directly to a BD data disk, which can be played by a PS3. But I would prefer a standard BD video ...
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2answers
419 views

Any way to batch stabilize video files?

I have a lot of videos that need stabilization... is there any way to batch stabilize them? edit: I'm on Windows 7 64-bit. I don't think that what kind of software and footage do I have... I'm just ...
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1answer
2k views

How to easily insert frames at the end of a video?

I need to insert a still image for several seconds at the end of my 1080p video. I can't find how to do that with Virtual Dub. Tried with Microsoft Movie Maker but it messes the resolution, changes ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Windows 7 - multiple programs with conflicting sound output

I have a Windows 7 (32 bit, service pack 1) on my laptop and, whenever I launch my sound editor (Ableton Live 8), all other programs (Firefox, Chrome, Skype etc) stop outputting any sounds. Even when ...
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2answers
81 views

What is the name of this minimalist film genre?

There is a category of film and a contest I read about some years ago. The rules were: sixty seconds or less black and white no cuts fades or edits stationary camera no sound the idea was to ...
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0answers
221 views

Are there free OpenFX plugins available?

I read that Sony Vegas Movie Studio (the non-pro version) supports video and audio effect plugins via the OpenFX standard. Are there any such plugins available as freeware or open-source? So far I ...
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votes
2answers
142 views

Automatically cut out sections of a video delineated by a sound.

Is there any way that I can automatically cut a video based on a sound. I have a couple of long sections of video that contain videos. I would like to remove the parts of the video that do not fall ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Improve chroma key effect in Sony Vegas

I'm performing some tests with the chroma key, I already noticed that blue screen will not perform well for me (the subject is often in black, which doesn't match well with blue), so I got a green ...
4
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2answers
293 views

Shooting with a camera and then pausing while recording

We're shooting basketball videos, and I would like to be able to Pause/Rewind while continuing to record, so I can show the coaches of the team the video, while the players are still playing. Is ...
2
votes
4answers
362 views

Software for video cut automation / scripting

I am very new to a/v editing and need to automate a simple process. Basically what I need is a way for my mom to capture video from her camera and input a series of numbers like 1:02 1:30 1:55 2:34 ...
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1answer
67 views

Trying to help a west coast fan in an east coast world

So my friend wants to hear the west coast announcers during the playoffs - while watching the game on tv. Problem is that the tv broadcast is delayed a few seconds. Does anyone know of a work around? ...
3
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2answers
3k views

How to alternate between two video clips in Premiere Pro CS6

I have two long video clips on two different tracks in my timelines, both starting at the same time, and I would like to alternate between them (see a bit of track 1, then a bit of track 2, then track ...
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2answers
50 views

Tool to clip segments of a video

newbie here, I want to remove some segments of an MP4 video I have. Which easy to use tool would you recommend. Preferably free. I'm using Windows.

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