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timelapse avi video shows frames not timecode

I have to splice together some timelapse files from a new Brinno HD camera and add a title. Pretty simple. The Brinno cameras automatically produce AVI files. When I import the files into PremierePro, ...
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Combine multiple videos as separate streams in one mkv file

So I have multiple videos of the same scenery from different angles. These are stored as separate files. Can I combine these as multiple video streams within one file? For example I know this is ...
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Telex and Mumble

I am trying to make a Telex MP 2002 interact with a Mumble client for a homegrown production intercom. However, when everything is hooked up, whenever something plays on the computer, it is instantly ...
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How to force Adobe Media Encoder to use 100% CPU and memory?

On my machine, Adobe Media Encoder is very slow. It takes 12 hours to render 4 minutes of 1080p video for YouTube (the video is based on Adobe After Effects project with an original MOV file and four ...
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Graphic music visualizer without after effects?

I would like to make a YouTube video that has a music visualizer on it, (like in Monstercat videos), but I don't want to have to pay for After Effects. Is there a free way to do it? I know I can get ...
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Adding a sport watch timer

I'm looking for a way to display a timer to measure things happening during the movie, a swimming event for example. Can I add a timer that will start once the race is started and displaying in ...
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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 ...
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Bulk cutting and compression

I am looking for a piece(s) of software that can cut bulk videos into pieces and compress them. So say I have 10 videos each 20 min, I would like to make a setting 5 min and the output would be 1 ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC - Crop a video and export at the exact cropped size

I have a video that has 4 up-down-left-right black borders of different sizes. I want to get rid of these black borders so the exported file has teh exact size of the cropped area. To start doing ...
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How can I convert .MTS file (AVCHD) to .mp4 by ffmpeg without re-encoding H264 video stream?

Note: I posted same question to stackoverflow a short time before, when I have not found this comunity yet. I repost this since the question is more suitable to this community. 1. What I tried I ...
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Using smartphone sensors to stabilise DSLR video in post

So I had an idea. Almost everyone has smartphone equipped with gyroscope and accelerometer. It wouldn't seem too far fetched to me to strap this smartphone to DSLR and have some app record data from ...
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Time code audio tracks in NLE?

How do you generate audio time code (LTC) tracks, if your platform doesn't offer them natively? Some editing platforms can generate auxiliary LTC tracks, but many don't. Audible time code may not be ...
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Anyone with Mac Pro, please help for CPU advice

I'm about to buy a Mac Pro, possibly an iMac instead, in a few days for extensive 3D and video work. I was able to try an online CPU stress test which renders complex video frames on the iMac but I ...
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component to vga cable not giving video

I bought these composite to vga cables to go from the YPbPr ports on these dvd players to a "standard" lcd monitor's vga port. Unfortunately, they don't work. The best results I can get are green ...
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What software can be used for pre-visualizing video presentation environments?

D3 Technologies offers both a previz and a playout platform for video presentations. I'm interested only in the software part, for pre-visualization of complex, multi-screen presentations. Using ...
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How to work with R3D and RMD files? FFMPEG?

I am getting collections of files of the types A0123-random-name.RMD A0123-random-name.R3D Googling tells me R3D is a raw RED file and RMD is Red Meta Data - data about the processing to be ...
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Display Contents Outside of Composition Boundary?

I have an icon I'm animating within it's own composition. I want the comp size to be comparable to the final size of the icon, so when I lay it down in other projects, I have a good understanding of ...
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Shapes overlapped in pre-comp, transparent fade in visibility

I have two white shapes that overlap on a purple background, which are in a pre-comp. One in animated (an arm) and the other is not (the rest of the body). When I fade the pre-comp in, from 0 to 100 ...
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what should be the minimum write speed of microSD for 30fps 4K, 60 fps 1080p or 100fps 720p etc?

I am planning to buy GoPro 4 silver edition. Since they do not come with a microSD I need to choose one. BH video recommends the below one which has 50Mb/s writing speed and costs75$. ...
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How to make the smoke become a mask layer?

Im a beginner in video editing industry, so I got one main question and few sub questions based on this video: Main question - The intro title cover by smoke effect, when the smoke effect pass by ...
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Split video into equal duration segments

I am currently using ffmpeg to split videos into 10 seconds segments. I have taken two approaches but neither seems to yield the desired results. Approach number one is using basic cutting with the -t ...
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FFmpeg MP4 to FLV too slow

I am converting .mp4 files to .flv using ffmpeg in centos. But the conversion time is extremely too slow! It takes about 1.5 hours to convert 500MB .mp4 file into .flv. I am using a linux vps with 2 ...
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How do I change the audio on a H.264 MP4 without re-rendering the file?

Is there any way to swap out the audio track on a rendered H.264 MPEG-4 without having to re-render the entire video project? Can this be done with Premiere, MPEG Streamclip, ffmpeg, or some other ...
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Looking for a name of a flickering problem

i'm looking for a name of a certain video problem/artifact. it might be a child of the "rolling shutter" class, but something in my brain says there is a dedicated name for it. how the create the ...
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Key out everything but one color?

Ok I know this might be very basic for many of you, but I couldn't quite figure out how to do this ... So, in case I want something like a reverse color keying where everything except one particular ...
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How to capture / upload videos at scheduled times

Let's say there is a conference and there are several hour-long talks by speakers. Is there a way to setup a stationary camera that will Record specific talks (say the talks that start at 8:00a, ...
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How do I make the DoTA 2 map work in Source Filmmaker?

Full Question: How do I use the DoTA 2 map in Source Filmmaker? Every time I load it up, it crashes. I've been trying to use the DoTA 2 map in Source Filmmaker, but every time I try to load it, the ...
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Why is MP4 black background gray in Internet Explorer 11?

Internet Explorer never ceases to surprise. I exported a Flash movie with a black background to MOV, and converted the MOV to mp4 (H.264). In Quicktime player, the background of the MOV and mp4 are ...
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Relative Animation Presets

Is there any way to create an animation (a bubble for example, that rises up on the y axis and fades in from 0 to 100 opacity), that can be saved as an animation preset, then that can be added to ...
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VGA Splitter Switch?

I'm looking for switches that can take two VGA inputs, and an audio input from each, and switch between them to one VGA+audio output. Basically, I want to be able to go from one input to another ...
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Defining animation once, then repeating across a selection of shapes in a cascading manner?

I have a comp with 20 windows (for a building), that I want to animate in a cascading manner (i.e. windows 1 though 20) with half a second in between each window animates in. Is there a way for me to ...
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Split one video file into small files made up of it's scenes

I'm trying to come up with a workflow to take completed short films, and split them up into individual files based on where each shot that makes up the film starts and ends. I've used the scene ...
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Video mixer from multiple sources into one

I want to take two video inputs say one from camera through hdmi/dvi etc and one through laptop(some presentation running in it). One, I want to mix these two video streams and take it out as a single ...
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Overlaying Images on top of each other so they both show

I would like to show an animation of an transparent image being overlaid on top of another image, But have both images show on the screen at the same time. The first image would be on the screen then ...
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Tessellation-like animation in after effects

I am trying to make something I've seen on the local new in the after effects. Now, let's say there's a large picture that has text on it "WBC" or something like that and those letters, when zoomed in ...
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After Effects Opacity behaving differently from Photoshop?

I have some white text that fades out on a red background (rgb (255,0,0)) in After Effects. For some reason, in After Effects, the effect of the text fading out is a dark, almost 'black', animating ...
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Line animations

If you watch the above ...
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Streaming live to co-hosts

I've recently started livestreaming, and during the test stream feedback was received that I tended to concentrate a fair amount on the game I was streaming, and not able to respond to commenters on ...
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What Boom mic is compatible with a smartphone?

I want to connect to my smartphone to cut down on the video production cost for my short films. The videos will be shot outside and inside. I have an android smartphone. Is there any boom mic used ...
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Zooming in on one layer in After Effects

I desperately need step by step instructions on how to zoom into the child sitting in the window. This composition is an animation, I have a bunch of layers but I specifically want to zoom into the ...
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How to have a non square video inside a video? [closed]

Is there any free software available for green-screening? I prefer Linux, but Windows is also fine.
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Transparent video background from image

Is there a simple way to make the background of an video transparent, removing the background where it is similar to the image? Just like a green screen, except that the chroma key is an image. Is ...
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How to shoot a party scene with few people?

I have about 7 people and need to give the feel of 20. I'm using a long lens, any tips or solutions?
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Crop video in ffmpeg without re-encoding

I have videos I want to split across multiple screens, so the solution I've found so far is to just crop the input video 4 times with ffmpeg (is this optimal? Is there some other way so I only need to ...
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Good software for a simple, slide-show style video presentation?

So we have to make a short video (Less than 5 minutes) for a leadership course as part of our degree. (Engineering) We're not really video people, so we've decided to simple slide show style video ...
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using a 265 encoded video with a container

Let me start by saying im not a video production guy. I am a programmer so im in over my head in certain areas. Ive been trying to use ffmpeg to mess around with HEVC encoded video. I was told it ...
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How to get Youtube Editor spotlight annotations to show up once uploaded on Vimeo

I have added spotlight annotations to a Youtube video by using Youtube editor. I tried uploading it to Vimeo and the spotlights disappeared. Can someone please tell me how to get the annotations to ...
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What title(s) should a one-person film crew receive in the credit role?

I recently worked on an interview series that had the following contributors: Producer Interviewer: Person who contacted and arranged the interviews Me, the "predator" (one-person film crew) who set ...
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How can I record audio & video synced with another audio file?

I want to record a drum cover. I have three input sources: a camera, the output of my electronic drum kit (computer registers it as a microphone), and an existing audio file (the song). I want to ...
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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 ...

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