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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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7 views

How do I convert a series of PNGs into an AVI using Avidemux?

I'd like to convert a series of PNGs (in this case 180 in total) into an AVI movie using Avidemux. I've tried opening the first of these numbered PNGs (starting at 1I090001.png ending at 1I090180.png) ...
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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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1answer
31 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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4answers
3k views

How to configure crtmpserver for live streaming?

This is what I would like to do. A Linux laptop has a webcam connected to it and captures video and audio in real time The laptop sends the live video and audio stream to another Linux server which ...
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Create a DIY Green Screen / Chroma Key

What are some good resources for people attempting to setup their own green/blue screen, light, record and pull a quality key from it? Particularly on a low budget, or with materials that aren't ...
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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
89 views

How to convert a .m4v video/audio file to .mp4 on Windows-7, for free

Does Windows-7 already have something that does this? Or is there a free download that does it?
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1answer
35 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
19 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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4answers
133 views

How to handle Rode VideoMic Pro during transport?

Unlike, for example, Zoom H5 which is shipped in a rock-solid plastic box, Rode VideoMic Pro is shipped in a cheap plastic piece which holds it in the box. The piece is much bigger than the microphone ...
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1answer
65 views

Ripped DVD Video Playback Stutters, original DVD does not

I have a DVD of home video made from a VHS that I'm trying to rip so I can post it to YouTube. I've ripped a couple of videos using both Mac DVDRipper Pro and Handbrake to compare the output after I ...
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1answer
100 views

Unable to concatenate videos due to identical MOOV atoms

I am cutting out segments from a long mp4 file and then rejoining parts of them. However, since FFMPEG apparently keeps the same MOOV atom for the trimmed files as the original, it looks to FFMPEG ...
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1answer
37 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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1answer
32 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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0answers
9 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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1answer
9 views

Adobe encore - Highlight button with image

My question is simple, is it possible to add images as highlights to buttons with Adobe Encore? I have just tried it and it appears a white box instead of my image when I hover buttons in my DVD ...
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2answers
21 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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2answers
60 views

How do I fix my corrupt video files?

I have multiple video files that have been taken on an iphone, put onto the PC and then deleted off the phone without being tested (yay colleagues!). None of these video files will work and I've tried ...
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3answers
5k views

What's the difference between Behringer XENYX 1202FX and the Behringer Eurorack UB1202FX?

Behringer makes two mixers with preamps that look the same. One of them is Eurorack lineup. XENYX 1202FX (sometimes marketed as premium) EURORACK UB1202FX Here are the pictures: Could someone ...
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5answers
384 views

Utility or method for joining MP4 files

I have two MP4 files that I generated with Camtasia Studio. I need to join them together post rendering with Camtasia (it can't be done during the Camtasia rendering process). Looking for a utility or ...
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1answer
17 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
29 views

Playing back a video file with an optional time sequence

I have a video file and I want to play it to some people in a public place. Actually, some parts of the video are not suitable for the public display. As you might guess, it is not respectful to skip ...
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2answers
23 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
38 views

Exporting with transparent background in premiere

I exported a video that starts with fade in and it is transparent so when I put it in another project I won't need to add keyframes every time. The problem is that the video is "jumping" - watch ...
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2answers
11 views

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
26 views

Corrupt images, when capturing from multiple cameras using the V4L2 API

I would like to grab images from multiple cameras under linux. I followed this presentation used the code and enhanced it for my purpose. It works very well for 1 camera. Once I begin to grab images ...
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1answer
17 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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2answers
2k views

Merge .ass-subtitles into movie

I produced a video which will include subtitles. The movie is edited in Premiere Pro and (currently) rendered to a .mov file. I've created subtitles with Aegisub which creates a .ass file in order to ...
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2answers
99 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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6answers
154 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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1answer
27 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
40 views

Calculating loss when converting from MTS to AVI using FFMPEG

I am using the following script to convert my MTS video to an AVI video: for %%a in ("*.mts") do ffmpeg.exe -i "%%a" -vcodec libxvid -s 848x480 -maxrate 4800k -b 4000k -qmin 3 -qmax 5 -bufsize ...
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2answers
37 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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1answer
20 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
17 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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1answer
65 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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2answers
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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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1answer
15 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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2answers
21 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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0answers
20 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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0answers
12 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
19 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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2answers
28 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
21 views

How can you automatically trim a new layer in After Effects?

I know there are short cuts (Alt + ] or [) when creating a new layer in after effects that will trim the layer to either side of the Current Time Indicator. The question is, is there a better way to ...
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1answer
22 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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3answers
74 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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0answers
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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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1answer
41 views

presenter (speaker) change detection from a video clip?

I was wondering if there is an easy way to detect presenter (speaker) changes from a video clip. I have some presentation / panel / seminar type videos, and want to add markers whenever the speaker ...

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