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Technique: remove background by combining two images?

I have two videos - both are on a tripod, so they are locked in place. First video has an empty background (no people or objects), the second video has a person walking through the scene. Is there a ...
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49 views

Beginner: what software to combine 2 videos of a dance show

I would like to make a film of our dance show from 2 videos which were shot of it, keeping 1 audio track and the movement synched to the audio. Can anyone tell me what software can do this as easily ...
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676 views

After Effects - Making a compilation

I have been practicing with Adobe After Effects for quite a while. I've created some effects like gunshots, intros and such. I now want to learn how to combine many videos together, and with ...
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349 views

Best way to get synced audio from multi-cam Premiere project into Audition and back

I have a Premiere Pro project with a multicam sequence, shot with two cameras, A and B, on HDV. The total is about 1:16 long. I have two clips from each camera - A1 and A2, B1 and B2, and after A1 ...
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Is it possible to wirelessly transmit 1920x1080 32-bit color 30fps video through VGA from laptop to HDTV?

Is it electrically possible to transmit a 1920x1080 32-bit color image at 30 frames per seconds just being powered off of a laptop's USB2 port? I am looking for technical information regarding power ...
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1answer
1k views

Windows Software to record from Webcam & Screen

I'm looking for software which can simultaneously record video from my computer's web cam at the same time as recording the content displayed on screen. More Detailed Requirements Run on Windows 7 ...
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346 views

Why is there a ā€œ2Dā€ disc in every Blu-Ray 3D package?

Wikipedia says: MPEG4-MVC compresses both left and right eye views with a typical 50% overhead compared to equivalent 2D content, and can provide full 1080p resolution backward compatibility with ...
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663 views

Why isn't ffmpeg used in movie production or broadcasting tool chains?

Is the assumption in the title true? What is preventing the use of ffmpeg when producing a movie or broadcast quality material? Are there any prominent or well known users of ffmpeg? What is used ...
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308 views

How to position spheres that are created with the CC Ball action?

I'm using the CC Ball action to make some spheres to illustrate a chemical reaction. When I make the balls, the circle to move it is thrown to the left, and the actual sphere is to the right. I ...
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1answer
222 views

Using a parameter file for filter option of libav (or ffmpeg)

Good time of the day, I have heard that such a feature exists, but i've lost the reference and have been unable to find it now. I am looking for a way to use the file as the input for all the fileter ...
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1answer
74 views

Video too dark on PAL TV

I have videos recorded with Canon EOS and rendered with Sony Vegas. No color correction whatsoever. Although the rendered video looks great on any computer screen, the dark areas are always too dark ...
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1answer
301 views

Youtube Video Resolution Problem [closed]

I also posted this question in stack exchange for web applications (http://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/52579/youtube-video-resolution-problem) I recently uploaded three ~30 second .mp4 files ...
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1answer
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Preventing audio clipping on inexpensive lapel mics

I'm doing some video work on a budget, so I followed a suggestion I found online for audio to combine an inexpensive lavalier mic with a portable voice recorder. In my case, I chose the Olympus ME-15 ...
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2answers
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How to fix Sony Vegas 12.0 blank screen render?

I've got video recorded from my phone and I use Vegas to edit them, when I play the video back in VLC player the video orientation is ok, but when I import into Sony Vegas and it asks if I want to set ...
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1answer
428 views

LifeSize DVI Input from multiple devices with in-line scaler

We have a number of meeting rooms that were equipped with an AV cabinet and projector each. There's a local PC and input for mobile devces at the meeting table. All of the cable runs are HDMI (those ...
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1answer
1k views

What to do with a VMP video file

I recieved a VMP video file to convert to avi or mpeg or something. I searched the web but I cannot find any association with this file. Can anyone help? Which program does this file come from? What ...
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1answer
137 views

Near natural lighting with softbox wattage between 2400 to 2700?

I record video with a large window as a softbox during the day, but I want to record during the night keeping those nice ambient shadows and even lighting. I'm planing to buy a 3 piece softbox kit. I ...
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4answers
120 views

Using a Nikon D5100 or Sony SR68 to shoot video of an event

I've been asked, on a very short time schedule, to shoot video at a party on behalf of someone too ill to attend. In my custody are my Nikon D5100 and a Sony Handycam DCR-SR68. I am not experienced ...
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1answer
120 views

Small Kitchen studio setup

I have a small apartment kitchen that I'd like to be able to convert (at will) into a small studio. The idea is to capture myself cooking. I'd like your thoughts on the type of cameras to purchase, ...
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0answers
60 views

What are the steps to apply filters to all my video clips in Corel Videostudio?

I am able to drop each each filter to each of the clip. But when I try - Select all clips - Drop a filter to the selections, it does not work as expected. Instead the filter gets applied only to ...
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3answers
140 views

Is there a way to burn video on dvd and set “expire time” of it to be watched?

I'd like to ask if there is an possibility to make a dvd-disk that would read from dvd-player clock and compare it to "expiry" data on dvd disk itself. If the date is after "expiry" date then dvd ...
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2answers
293 views

Techniques and technologies for synchronizing multiple audio and video streams

I'm hoping to produce an amateur movie. I may be renting some equipment: (professional camera, microphone and digital recorder) but I hope to primarily use my own equipment: camera phones, ...
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1answer
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Color autocorrected on my Canon G10 in the middle of filming, any tips for editing in post?

I was filming a music recital when the color autocorrected on my canon g10. I am new at all of this, but I recently bought final cut pro x and I was wondering if anybody could point me in the right ...
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61 views

Why are Bink compressed videos striped?

If you've ever seen a Bink compressed color video, chances are it was striped and each second stripe was much brighter than the first. They went like this: bright-dim-bright-dim. Was it some kind of ...
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2answers
35 views

Software recommendation for creating videos for demoing research results

I wish to create a video that demonstrates my research results, which comprise of images (graphs, tables, visualisations, etc), image sequences and videos. An example video which achieves what I am ...
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1answer
261 views

Ken Burns Effect. - Software Recommendations

I am using Windows 7 and trying to find a right application to get advanced features of the "[Ken Burns effect]", like pan and zoom. Unfortunately Photostory version in Windows 7 is not able to get ...
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2answers
169 views

Adobe Premiere - Razor Tool screws up clip

I'm trying out video editing for the first time and basicly I just want to cut a part of my video. So I take Razor tool and click on these two blue lines I've drawn with MS Paint: And now my clip ...
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2answers
627 views

Blur out an irregular shaped section of the frame using Sony Vegas Studio

I have a video in which a person is speaking something. He is right in the middle of the frame. I want to blur out all of his surroundings like you have when you shoot a photograph or a video with a ...
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1answer
42 views

Wavy screen and lines showing now and again in live streaming cam

I have setup a trial live streaming cam in my chicken coop to test this little camera. I am seeing some waves and lines in the feed now and again. Does anyone know why this happens and what the fix ...
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1answer
219 views

How to Create Fire Light like Ligthing in After Effects

I am interested in creating a fire light kind of effect for a footage. We have a 2d animation composition, and want to add a fire lighting to the scene. Think of a wall when lighted with a campfire or ...
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1answer
44 views

Is it possible to have an image be picture-in-picture and just tell FCPX to keep it at its original size?

By default, when I drop an image into the timeline, it fills the full width of the video. Which I don't want. Is it possible to say, "adjust yourself to your actual size"? And if so, how?
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3answers
291 views

Constant streaming to a web server

I have developed a desktop application that records motion from any video source - ie ip Camera, web cam (etc). These motion 'clips' timestamps are uploaded to my server. The Web user can log in and ...
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1answer
69 views

Why do some camcorders record in 1080i?

Why do some camcorders record in 1080i? Does it have any technical or visual advantages over 1080p? Let's suppose that all media players and TVs which can handle 1080i can also handle 1080p. Is there ...
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1answer
822 views

Canon XF100 live stream — additional hardware needed

Question: How to get the XF100 to live-feed into a laptop for streaming? Details: I currently have a Canon XF100 HD video camera, and I need to use it for live streaming of some upcoming events. I ...
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1answer
29 views

Vinyl converter spins 35.3 RPM — How to correct?

My new "Numark PT-01 USB" turntable/vinyl converter actually spins 35.3 RPM instead of 33.3. Notes sound slightly sharp. Is there a good software to fix this?
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2answers
56 views

What software is used to produce this video?

Any suggestions for the software used to make this video? http://vimeo.com/65571323 The drawings can be made in illustrator, but I can't figure out how to animate it.
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2answers
940 views

How to correct aspect ratio

I have a movie in AVI format from a toy helicopter that reports an corrupt or missing index but still plays in VLC very wide and short. When I click Video -> Aspect Ratio -> 4:3 the file plays as it ...
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3answers
199 views

What software and technique would I use to achieve this effect?

How would I achieve the digital distortion effect seen in this David Bowie video from 6:20 to 7:10? Is there a term for this effect to help guide future searches? Can't embed the video, so here's a ...
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1answer
176 views

Approximate render time in After Effects CS6 [closed]

I'm working on a project with After Effects CS6. All videos I'm producing are quite similar to each other (both in terms of footage, montage, duration, resolution etc.). Currently it takes 6h to ...
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1answer
134 views

Scroll text up (like in credits) then reverse and scroll text down?

Unsure if this is the right "sub-Stack Exchange" for this question, however I've been unable to find a way to scroll a block of text up then reverse it and scroll down after similar to "The Future of ...
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1answer
31 views

Can I get smoother playback by converting a video to a non-interpolation codec?

Although I've read the about page, I'm not sure whether this question fits here. If it doesn't, please refer me to a better StackExchange website. I'm using a 5 year old laptop. Sometimes, when I ...
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1answer
35 views

How to make a multi-audio video into several video files with one audio track each?

Suppose that we have one video file in.mkv, which has two audio tracks, what is the most direct way to remux it into two separate mkv files with just one audio track? Two streams is an example, the ...
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2answers
1k views

Can the VGA port of the laptop be used as input port? [closed]

A few days ago I had a problem installing a video conferencing system, as I was unable to take the output of the codec display on a TV for some reasons. I was wondering could I have used the VGA port ...
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0answers
38 views

Single Aplication needed that can cut,split,Flip and add subtitles in large numbers

I need a single application that can cut, split, flip and add subtitles in large numbers. Currently I use Freemake and Video to video to do this and it takes about 6 to 8 hours for 30 videos. I'd ...
2
votes
1answer
338 views

Adding image to a video file using ffmpeg

I have created a OGG file from a stream of jpegs using fmpeg within a c# application. I would like to know if it is possible to add an image (of same size and resolution) at a later date to this ogg ...
0
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1answer
3k views

How can I change the movie format from .MOV to .AVI in canon 650D

I have Canon 650 D which I use for Video Shoots mostly,my question is: How Can I change the video format inside camera setting? is there any possibility to do that ? the reason because my Video ...
5
votes
1answer
428 views

How can I automatically remove pauses from a video?

I have dozens of video files containing scenes of movement interspersed with 5-10 second periods of nothing happening (many identical frames in a row). There's no audio track and I'd like to strip the ...
0
votes
1answer
227 views

Correcting video flicker problem caused by camera's auto white balance

I have shot a video with a handheld camera that uses auto white balance. Unfortunately, the auto white balance seems to have done more harm than good. The camera was readjusting the white balance ...
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3answers
54 views

What options are there for hardware encoding/decoding?

For the last 24 hours I've been waiting for some files from a Sony camera (about 60Gb) to convert to MP4. I'm thinking there must be some other way to speed this up. I'd much rather go for a ...
1
vote
3answers
376 views

After Effects CC slant effect crops artwork

I'm a newbie to AE so there's probably a simple answer to this. So I've imported some art from illustrator and dropped in on the stage. I then Create shapes from vector layer. Then I apply the effect ...

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