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Video format to get my comp to export under 50Kb

I have an approx. 8s long video in Adobe After Effects CC, res. 200x200px. I need to export it so it has <= 50Kb, which format should I choose so it keeps the most quality but falls under these ...
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Do cartoon creators have to pay software owners?

Do they have to pay Adobe if they use Flash to animate? Do they have to give them money in production, broadcasting, or otherwise?
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140 views

After Effects - How to avoid annoying gradations if I render a mp4?

I created a light in After Effects. My preview works as expected: But if I render my composition as a mp4 file, I get these strange gradations errors: I've tried every option in the comp ...
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161 views

I'm having trouble with using a NAS with After Effects

Rendering files to my After Effects project from the NAS does not work. Also importing DNG files is not working. After Effects seems to be not able to write on the disk. The NAS is connected in a MAC ...
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1answer
200 views

Can I multiply 3D cards in a Nuke 3d scene on top of each other, like i can multiply layers in After Effects?

I have a 3D Scene in Nuke with several cards behind each other in 3d space. Is there a way to multiply them on top of each other? Like with layer blending modes in After Effects but still keeping it a ...
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1answer
514 views

Is there a way to directly save DNG Sequences to 16bit exr Sequences in Photoshop or After Effects?

I want to prepare my Magic Lantern Raw files for Nuke. I use Photoshop to convert DNG to a 16bit tiff and then re-encode them to a 16bit exr sequence. I wish I could directly save as exr. I know i ...
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1answer
81 views

Captured video in Adobe Premiere - is the next step to make subclips?

I've captured a lot of mini dv tape footage in adobe premiere which now sits in the library box in the bottom left. I've logged time in and out points of clips I want to keep with pen and paper. ...
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3answers
649 views

Why deshaken video looks “wobbly” and how to fix it

When I filter a shaky video through deshaking filter (that fixes frames positions and rotations), the resulting video looks "wobbly" (example gif), i.e. while there are no per-frame displacements or ...
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3answers
130 views

Programs to improve audio quality?

I just recently purchased a Blue Snowball USB microphone and a Dragonpad Studio Mic Filter pad because I am interested in creating videos and podcasts. However, I am still experiencing excess ...
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0answers
78 views

Is there a way? multiple images to looping video via ffmpeg?

I want to use ffmpeg to create a 15 second looping video from images for posting to instagram. For instance: Camera takes 3 pictures Each image plays for 2 frames (3 images = 6 frames) After 6 ...
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3answers
132 views

Is reencoding a YUV 4:2:0 video in a 4:2:0 colour space lossless?

I have a video that is stored in the YUV 4:2:0 colour space. Assuming I used a lossless video codec but set the output colour space to YUV 4:2:0, would this still be a lossless encode or would I have ...
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1answer
757 views

How to make a “follow the bouncing ball” video?

I found easier to teach some score by reading it with the student while playing, and I saw that many people online use this priciple on videos as well: Do you know how can I make that kind of ...
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2answers
501 views

How to make MP4 and MPG-2 720 x 1280 videos? (aspect ratio 9:16)

I need to make an video for an advertising panel. The video is nothing special ( It's just a still image for 10 seconds ), but I don't just know how to make MP4 and MPG-2 720 x 1280 videos.
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2k views

How to mirror a composition?

I have a moving solid mask composition, which forms a white line that moves vertically from the middle to the left and back. I now want to create a copy of that composition, mirror it and link the ...
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1answer
25 views

Are introductions in other languages suitable for internet videos? [closed]

I would like to start a YouTube Channel, playing games and reviewing them, possibly also some web development tutorials. One of my favourite shows is Citizen Khan, and, as he is a muslim character, he ...
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1answer
296 views

How to apply an offset to one axis only in 3D space for linked expression position?

I have a 3D position property linked with another composition. I want the z-axis to have an offset in the linked expression. But how can I apply an offset just to one axis? The current expression of ...
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1answer
229 views

Any nice tool for replacing all black frames in a video with another frame

My video file has some blackish frames (it's almost black, but not exactly black, i.e. #000000), and I want to filter out them, replacing them with neighboring frames. However, I can't find a simple ...
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2answers
181 views

Best format (compression-wise) for Khan Academy Style video

I wanted to do very crisp (maximum resolutions/MB) videos that uses a style similar to Khan Academy (blackboard style with several stroke colors throughout the video, maybe a few still pictures here ...
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2answers
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Is there such thing as an unlimited point matte in Premiere?

Basically my problem is I have footage which I need to manually key. I need something like an unlimited point matte which would allow me to cut an actor out of a background by hand with no limits on ...
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1answer
21 views

Optimal brightness for multiple screens

I am currently editing a video, and I have three screen I'm testing the video with. One new and one older connected to my PC, and a larger 42" LCD. The new has a good brightness and color ...
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0answers
57 views

Can't change Handbrake audio bit rate

I'm trying to compress video files using handbrake. While I'm managing to bring the video bit rate down, the audio bit rate is always at around 380kbps, no matter what I set in the audio settings ...
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2answers
746 views

3D composition shows up as 2D in main project view?

Camera [comp 3D] ellipse mask in z-axis layer1 2D layer2 2D layerN 2D The layers are aligned in the Z-axis along the ellipse, forming a 3D text by the layers. When I'm inside the ...
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2answers
1k views

How to move a layer only in one direction?

Is it possible to just move a layer along one axis, eg x? I need to move many layers individually in a 3D space, but only along one axis. It would be much quicker if I could lock all axis but one, ...
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3answers
1k views

Lagging after render in Movie Maker?

I took a break from video editing for a while, but then I decided to come back and start again. However, every time I rendered the video, the clips suddenly wouldn't follow up with the music ...
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0answers
283 views

How to rotate a group of 2D layers around the midpoint in one axis only?

I have lots of point light layers aligned as a vertical line. Now I'd like to distribute the 2D-light-layers along an ellipse into the 3D space (probably the z-axis). How could I do this, without ...
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1answer
18 views

Composition shows mask instead of content

I have the following project layout: [null] [comp1] mask/matte texture When I'm inside the comp1 I see the content correctly. But in my main project view, I just see the mask(!) (black/white) ...
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1answer
3k views

How to apply track mattes to multiple layers?

I want to create a track matte/mask that is applied to multiple layers. The layers should not be precomposed! How could I achieve this, that I can just change the matte shape and this is reflected to ...
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1answer
102 views

wrapping circular black frame for video - how is this called?

when using magic bullet looks on a video it applies - alongside color corrections and such - a frame, some sort of wrapping mask thingy - a black outline for the video the gives the center a bit more ...
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1answer
200 views

How to create a light wall in after effects?

I want to create a wall of lights, that will be animated (on/off) by simple graphics in motion, similar to: So far I created the wall of lights using Optical Flare + ...
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0answers
171 views

Masking out the video background in Sony Vegas

I have a video and I need to mask out the background for it. A screenshot from the original video, credits to The Muppets Studio The video has been shot with a still camera on a steady background. ...
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2answers
97 views

Can I output video from my DSLR to a smartphone or iPad or laptop?

Pardon my ignorance on the subject; I have recently bought Sony A6000 to take video of my new borns. I have a question related to uncompressed output from this camera through HDMI. I know we can ...
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1answer
24 views

From logged footage to clips

I've got 40 hours of logged footage. I created a new project for each tape, captured the tape, logged it with pen and paper, wrote in some metadata for the file. Now I need to go back through and ...
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0answers
61 views

How to let the path of a composition shine to parent layer?

I added some point lights that form a letter. Then I added an optical flare (AE plugin FX) with source type "track lights" to get light dots from the light layers. This works fine and looks as ...
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1k views

What's the benefit of using an external audio recorder compared to an internal one?

Lately, my friends have been prompting me to buy an external audio recorder. They said that the quality of the sound is way better. I have always been using the internal audio recorder of my DSLR. As ...
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72 views

How to distribute layers along a path?

Is it possible to "distribute" layers along a path? I want to create lights along a text stroke path. I could of course align like 200 light layer elements on the path of the text letters manually. ...
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1answer
60 views

How to link an FX property of multiple layers?

I'm evaluating an after effects plugin , which has an FX property brightness and similar. I have several layers on top of each other, each letting a portion of the others shine through. Now I want to ...
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1answer
77 views

How to create light wall of letters?

I want to create the typical light wall effect, that is often seen in music videos. But not only the wall. I want to display text letters using those flash lights. Probably I'm missing the right ...
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1answer
36 views

How can I manage videos with OS X, iPhone and Sony Nex 3N? [closed]

I asked this question here but I find it is also relevant here. So let's take fresh: I have many videos in iPhone, many videos in Sony Nex 3N and I have Macbook Air laptop. My goal is to create ...
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What is the name of this type of treatment in video/audio?

I ran into an expression a couple of months ago to describe videos which involve audio that is very present, as a way to heighten the senses. An example of this can be found here: ...
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353 views

FFMPEG Sync Audio & Video From Pi Camera & USB Microphone

Posted this in the Raspberry Pi community, but it got closed for being off topic. Reposting in the hopes that it is now in the right place. I am trying to stream low-quality audio & video from my ...
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1answer
46 views

in iMovie, does adding title at the start of a clip cuts the clip portion from there?

I am trying to learn iMovie and I have a question. Does adding title at the start of a clip cuts the clip portion from there? Scenario: Let us assume that i have a 50 seconds clip and I want to ...
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1answer
482 views

How to mask footage video with text?

I want to make a footage video "shine" through a text, so that the letters serve as a mask and only what's inside from the footage will shine through. Also, 3D Camera movement should be possible ...
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3answers
2k views

For a given bitrate, what video resolution is perceived as the highest quality?

I'd like to achieve certain approximate bitrate for video encoding. If I use higher resolution like 720p, I'll get more fine-grained image, but more encoding artifacts. If I use smaller resolution ...
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1answer
200 views

How to automatically divide a large video file into smaller clips?

I have a large .mp4 file (many hours long) and I want to split it into many 3 minute clips. How do I do that? Doing it manually with an editing software would take ages. Is there any automatic way to ...
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1answer
50 views

Stock footage creative commons license

I'm making a travel documentary, and I'm missing a couple of shots of places which are quite touristy. E.g. Bikaner in India where there is a large red fort, the Nagour fort and Jodphur in the ...
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0answers
1k views

Exporting to .mov from premiere cc? queuing as .mxf?

I am trying to export an .mov video from premiere??? So i am doing this by going: File > Export > Media... Ok so I got Quicktime predefined in the dropdown then I select H264 from the drop down menu ...
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2answers
52 views

How do I add an effect on certain length of the original clip in Premiere Pro CS6 using Keyframes?

Example: I have a clip of 2 mins in my timeline and I only want to add blur effect to certain length (say 45 seconds to 50 seconds) of the clip.
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3answers
1k views

Using ffmpeg to cut out a scene by original timestamp

I have a recording (a simple, unprocessed TS from my satellite receiver, not encrypted) that has uneccessary stuff at the beginning and the ending. I want to cut out the main feature now with ffmpeg. ...
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1answer
575 views

Why does Adobe Premiere Pro modify original footage/asset files (e.g. mov)? (CS6)

Background: A colleague had given me a large 33Gb .mov for use in a project, I put this file on a backup drive. I made an identical copy of this 33Gb .mov file and placed it in a folder that I'd use ...
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1answer
525 views

Canon T3i with Blackmagic Design Intensity to record plays?

My school's drama department wants to record their shows. As the school only has really old cameras, the recordings look like garbage. I have a Canon T3i but the recordings stop at 30 minutes. This is ...

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