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Audio noise reduction: how does audacity compare to other options?

Audacity's noise reduction filter is pretty good. Before I use it, though, I want to know if I'm missing out on any fundamentally different approaches that may work better. I have some recordings of ...
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113 views

How to burn timestamp onto video?

I want to burn timestamp from the video meta data on to the video. I'm having great difficulty in finding a good tool that does that. Is there a video editing tool out there that allows timestamp ...
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1answer
32 views

Automated/Scripted Video Editing

I am looking for a scripting language that can handle cutting together 50+ mp4 files. In addition to this I'd also like it if I can provide a text file with the date of each video and make some sort ...
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2answers
154 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
1k views

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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camera flashing in film

I film a lot with the Canon C100, I've noticed that when a lot of flashes are going off I get a lot of image issues (which I think is due to how CMOS exposes line by line) (see picture), the effects ...
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Automatically sync text to video for subtitles

I was wondering if there is any way I can sync a script in plain text to a video automatically. I just want software that will take the transcript and sync with the finished video. I use adobe ...
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1answer
20 views

Handbrake CLI command not working

I am trying to get the HB CLI to run this command removing the framerate (as the default ATV2 is 30fps and in the UK that looks rubbish, I want it to use the source fps ./HandBrakeCLI -i DVD -o ...
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1answer
151 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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37 views

why movie video is different from other videos (sports, news, or other)

I'm not a video producer or anything but I always noticed the different of the image from a movie vs a regular video. I'm curious, re they shot on different camera types or it's just post-production ...
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140 views

How do I make a news-like lower third in kdenlive?

With the composite transition in kdenlive I am already able to let the the lower third (with the name and a line of additional information, just like in the news) appear. Now I want it to fade in (or ...
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Copying h.264 video from TS into MP4 changes frame rate and time

I have large MPEG-TS file that I am converting to MP4 using the below command. If I seek to the same time in the video in both the MP4 and the TS file, the MP4 will be a few frames behind the TS ...
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How to do picture in picture with Premier Pro Multicamera

I LOVE the multicamera magic in Premier Pro CC but I can't quite figure out how to do a picture in picture shot like at the start of this video: ...
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2answers
47 views

Why does digital cinema focus on prime lenses?

Why do digital cinema cameras, e.g., BlackMagic, Canon C series, etc. focus on using prime lenses over zoom lenses? Bear in mind that by "zoom lenses" I am referring to lenses with variable focal ...
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1answer
15 views

How to match output parameters with input ones in Adobe Premiere?

I have some clip from which I want to cut out tiny fragment. It is in WMV format. Unfortunately, AP apparently plans to totally reconstruct the video. How to force it not to do this thing? I checked ...
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2answers
197 views

Grading Colour To Black And White In Davinci Resolve

I use Photoshop / ACR a lot and I'm well used to they way they handle conversion from black and white. I have control over reds, greens, blues, yellows, cyan and magentas, which allows a huge ...
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1answer
19 views

How to do <=1 Hz timelapse photography with Canon 7D?

I'd like to take 1 Hz and sub-second timelapse videos with my Canon 7D. I've tried both DslrDashboard and Magic Lantern, and couldn't figure out how to set the timelapse any faster than that. Worse, ...
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1answer
25 views

Free Royalty Free Stock Footage [on hold]

So I came across this website http://www.dissolve.com/ and they provide 3 free Royalty free stock footage every month. I was wondering if there are any other websites where I can get Free Royalty ...
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1answer
72 views

Avconv rotating mpeg4 - video loses quality

I'm a newbie in video editing on linux and am trying to rotate a video I took with my phone using AVCONV on an Ubuntu 12.04 machine. It all seems to go honky dory except the output is losing quality. ...
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8 views

iPhone 5s and Premiere Pro Cs6

Using an iPhone 5s to film short talks, I run the video files thru Handbrake to settle sync issues that arise when I upload videos into Premiere Pro Cs6. Unfortunately, this does not fix the problem, ...
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1answer
148 views

Correct lens distortion with ffmpeg

It seems to be possible to correct lens distortion with ffmpeg. According to the manual you can adjust K1 and K2 values. What this means? How to use it correctly? Example still image - captured with ...
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1answer
14 views

When nesting clip, how to make new sequence same resolution as clip instead of original sequence?

The scenario is this: I have a standard HD resolution sequence, which I drop a 4k clip into. Later I decide I want to use Warp Stabilizer on that clip in the sequence, but I get an error message ...
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17 views

CUDA video card

I am new to After Effects. Just did my first real project - lots of fun. I am not that happy with my encoding output quality. Is it true that having a CUDA video card - i.e. rendering in hardware - ...
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1answer
87 views

Is WonderShare's video editor a viable alternative to Camtasia Studio?

I wanted to experiment with creating YouTube video's, but Windows Movie Maker or Apple iMovie just don't cut it. Camtasia Studio looks like something that much more suits my needs, but is a little too ...
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1answer
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2answers
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Why reencode MP4 to MOV for “easy post processing”?

On this page author reencodes MP4 from GoPro to MOV for "easy post processing". Why the processing becomes easier after that? The author also uses -sameq flag which is gone from ffmpeg without the ...
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How to add gradient transparency mask in final cut pro x?

I want to add a gradient transparency mask so that the front layer will slowly transform into the layer below. Can anybody suggest something? I'm not talking about transition in time, but transition ...
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0answers
17 views

Edius can't open avi video created by Sony camera

I have a .avi video that is the output of a Sony camera, and tried to open it in Edius software, versions 5.50 and 6.8, but failed to open the video in both versions. I don't want to convert the video ...
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2answers
476 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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1answer
32 views

What lighting setup is recommended to achieve a purple atmosphere in an indoor hall

The video is taking place in a night. I want the beginning of the hall to be purple lighted and a fade to black, at the end of the hall. The Left photo, is the location when regular lights are on, ...
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1answer
58 views

I Finished My Film. How to Get It to Theatres?

We finally finished our amazing professional full-length film. Whew! Long work. The thing is everything was done by our team, as in no contracts with major companies, distributors, etc. Are there ...
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1answer
76 views

After Effects: Create an isometric/orthographic Camera

I know that its not possible to create an non-perspective camera in after effects. But I read about a way to fake the effect of an isometric camera in after effects. I just didn't find something ...
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3answers
2k views

how to blur a short scene in a video

I need a software which can blur a scene from a video file. I have thought about VirtualDub and Adobe Premiere but I am not sure if they provide the desired functionality. My requirement is to blur a ...
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1answer
27 views

Remove audio from video annotation in ActivePresenter

I've been creating screencasts lately (cut with real footage) with ActivePresenter. ActivePresenter allows one to add "annotations" and they can be in various formats including both audio and video ...
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18 views

Detect GoPro camera model from MP4

I have raw video file named GP010661.MP4, which seems to be taken with GoPro. Is there a way to detect the exact GoPro camera model and mode used for this video? This is the the output of ExifTool: ...
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1answer
31 views

Is there any method to create an audio visualizer as seen in video below

So I've been looking for a certain effect to add to videos for my channel, and in doing so I can safely say that the internet is filled with useless and endless templates for simple audio ...
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1answer
30 views

Stream Screen from one machine and webcam from another

I want to start doing some Twitch.tv streaming, but don't have a webcam. I have a gaming PC desktop and an OSX laptop with eyesight webcam built in. I was wondering if it is possible to stream the ...
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2answers
42 views

Bulk adding text to videos

I have around 300 music videos and i need to add the usual text (animation or whatever) to all of them. (Just like MTV for example, each video has this text on them lasting for first few seconds of ...
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1answer
6 views

Premier Elements “Time Slider” in Premier Pro

I have just upgraded from Premier Elements to Premier Pr CC. Premier Elements had a slider under the video playback area that allowed you to playback the video at different speeds or backwards. I ...
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1answer
18 views

What to make: a film, short film, series, web series?

I'm an independent indie film-maker with a strong ambition to advance onward, and I have no contracts whatsoever. Is it better for me to create a feature film, short film, series, or a web series? ...
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1answer
115 views

Creating menu for a video file (not for DVD)

I need to create a menu for a video, which will be written onto a disk not in a DVD format, but as a single file (f.e. mp4). The problem is that programs such as Adobe Encore are not able (as far as ...
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1answer
25 views

Is it possible to speed up footage by more than 4x in Sony Vegas Movie Studio?

I have set the clip playback speed to 4.000 (to run at 4x the orginial speed) as show below. This is as high as the software allows. I would like to go further, perhaps as much as 12x as fast. I ...
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1answer
23 views

Fair use of short clips from movie that I bought

I bought movie(s) from ITunes, and I would like to share short clips from the movies to my friends on Facebook/Line, and maybe publicly on Twitter. How do I know whether my short clips usage falls ...
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0answers
16 views

Any free or cheap soft for video composing [duplicate]

anyone knows if there is any video composing software cheap or free like, final cut pro, avid; to work in pair with after effect ?
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1answer
22 views

Nested Sequence that plays fine alone shows up as entirely black in Master Sequence

I'm running Adobe Premiere Pro on a Mac, and after benching a project for a while and now coming back to it, some of the nested sequences will play just fine in their timeline, but show up as audio ...
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1answer
46 views

How to get FFMPEG output the same quality as Vimeo?

I like Vimeo, but I rather host a player and video myself. So I was wondering if someone knows how to get the closest result to Vimeo quality, but from FFMPEG? It seems that Vimeo uses 1280 pixels ...
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1answer
75 views

After Effects: Parent a Camera's position to a Null-Object with specific Off-Set

I am just struggling with a simple expression thing I guess. I have a camera looking at an Object in 3D Space. Actually The Object is at [0,0,0]. The Camera's position is at [29,-1637,-2248]. What I ...
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1answer
44 views

Plugin for generating the entire audio waveform seekbar?

Is there any plugin or extension for After Effects for generating the entire audio waveform seekbar? I've heard about the audio spectrum visualizer plugins for After Effects, but I haven't heard ...
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0answers
35 views

A device or a method for comparing original and transferred video [duplicate]

I want to compare a video that is transfered through a Device and the original video by connecting them to a monitor or to a device that can measure everything for me and give us a full complete list ...
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5answers
546 views

Lossless screen-recording software

For a small project of mine I want to record short screen-casts which show features of my program. Currently, I'm using a small app on my Ubuntu box which creates directly animated gif output. The ...

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