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Why processor is “better” for encoding than GPU?

I was reading this article and I saw that a CPU is better for video compression than a GPU. The article only says that happens because the processor can handle more complex algorithms than the GPU, ...
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Premiere Garbage Mask Not Rendering Correctly

I am working on a Premiere project that will be exported for YouTube. At the end, there is a screen with two boxes in which I've placed clips of my previous videos. These will be annotations on ...
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1answer
28 views

Trimming mp4 videos

I have a GoPro4 video, came out in mp4. If I try and trim in GoPro studio, not only have to jump through hoops but I then have to export - choose an encoding etc...itsends up being a .mov file (i ...
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Split subtitles to line up ends of files?

I'm on a windows PC and have two files of a movie that's been split into those two pieces. I also have a subtitle file, but it's in one whole piece. Is there a way, using Subtitle Workshop(what I have ...
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1answer
27 views

Photoshop Layer Blending Goes Away When Imported into After Effects

When I import my Photoshop file into After Effects, the blending options I used on the layers (like drop shadow, stroke, etc) disappear, but they do show up when I view the composition file. I know I ...
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1answer
76 views

ffmpeg Color conversion - 709 to 601

I am downscaling an HD movie from 1920x1080 to 720x576 and want to make sure the color conversion is done correctly, which with my current settings I am sure it is not. I am coming from an HD Prores ...
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2answers
112 views

I'm having trouble scaling strokes in After Effects

I am new to after effects and I am having trouble understanding scaling shapes. I have an initial shape ( image 1 ) that I wish to expand and animate to a wider shape ( image 2 ). But as you can see, ...
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1answer
78 views

Video archive solution

We are a community TV station, looking to improve our video archive. Currently we archive our master files on external drives. But to make the archive easier to access, both for saving and re-using, ...
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How can I create Motion titles with fixed-length transitions?

I'm using Motion to create text overlays for a video that I'm editing in Final Cut Pro X. Each time an overlay appears on the video, it uses a transition to slide into view and to slide out again when ...
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Closed shapes with Newton 2

I'm trying to simulate water filling up a closed sphere, but I'm having trouble getting Newton to recognize that my box is empty on the inside but has borders. It only sees my box as a solid object ...
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1answer
39 views

after effects how to Zoom-in but keep same size (zooming and cropping)

I am using After Effects, i am zooming an image using two keyframes and the scale setting, but as i zoom in, the image gets bigger. I want the image to have the zoom-in but keep its assigned size. ...
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2answers
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Please tell me which tool I have to use to create a video?

I want to create a video as in the link below, the effect I want to create is that of a camera moving over a collection still photos and briefly pausing on each one: Youtube Link to video - iit ...
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1answer
26 views

Power for lav mic plugged into a Zoom H5?

I have a handheld Zoom H5 recorder and just ordered a lav mic (Voice Technologies VT4001). The Zoom's spec sheet lists its inputs as 2 "XLR/TRS combo jacks" capable of providing phantom power at ...
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3answers
61 views

Video noise and harsh shadows on green screen caused by feet

We have a recurring shoot where we continue to run into the same two issues. Our set consists of a medical exam table sitting on top of a green screen. The talent sits on the exam table and we record ...
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2answers
48 views

Whats the best video camera for shooting weddings and Docs? [closed]

I was just wondering what would be the best professional Video Camera for shooting weddings and documentaries? I have a Canon 6D but want to invest in a prosumer camera that I can move around and keep ...
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1answer
26 views

Importing VOB from DVD results in squeezed image

When I import VTS_01_1.VOB into VirtualDub or Avidemux or try to play it with Media Player Classic, it plays in dimensions 352x576 (squeezed) which should clearly be 576x352. But when I play the file ...
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0answers
39 views

What is the ffmpeg filter equivalent of “Automatic levels” for colors?

Looking at the documentation about filters there seems to be a curve filter to manipulate color with the following presets: color_negative cross_process darker increase_contrast lighter ...
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1answer
48 views

how to convert container format for a video file without re-encoding

After some study and research, now I know that AVI and MP4 are video 'container' formats. They are also called 'video file formats'. The actual video data format for the video data in these formats ...
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3answers
122 views

How to stitch images from DIY panorama video rig with 3 canon 60d's?

I want to build a camera rig with 3 canon 60d's to get some kind of panorama video. To verify my idea before building the real rig, I've implemented the setup in Blender to test all possible cases: ...
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2answers
57 views

Workflow for Adobe Premiere?

I'm new to editing. I'm from a photography background, using Lightroom. I've a set workflow for processing my images there, taking them from initially applying metadata, through triaging into folders ...
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3answers
191 views

Footprint or breadcrumb animation

I'm after a very specific effect and I haven't found an effective way to accomplish it. Basically, I want dots to appear along a path and disappear over time. The dots should not move after they're ...
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Most-efficient inexpensive way to speed/slow video track to sync with audio track?

My machines are a few Android tablets (not the newest, but not too old either) as well as a Mac running OS X 10.9.5 (not about to upgrade the OS - long and irrelevant story why). Sometimes I do a ...
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1answer
47 views

Equipment for video recording in a florescent lighted classroom

What economy equipment is needed to record an educational event being presented in a classroom under florescent lighting with no exterior windows? I am envisioning two hd-camcorders, each tripod ...
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12 views

how to make a video that shows data parsed from xml file or database?

i need to make a video that shows weather info that i get from either database or xml file, the video needs to take values automatically and show them in places in the video. what tool do i need to ...
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1answer
33 views

Why are some of my videos I just uploaded to Youtube in HD and some aren't?

I recorded two tutorial videos using Hypercam, and then edited them with Windows Live Movie Maker, both of which exported "For High Definition Display"(or something like that), but when I uploaded ...
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1answer
56 views

Need to reach a low data rate of about 1.5 - 2 MB/min (200 - 267 kb/s)

I am working on a project involving live streaming. My goal is to reach a data rate of no more than 200 - 267 kb/s when streaming. Is it possible to reach such low rate while keeping an acceptable fps ...
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1answer
40 views

How do I build a circle which serves as a particle attracter using After Effects Trapcode Particular?

I want all particles that I emitted to settle down on a circle shape after animating them in space. What would be perfect is to be able to draw a circle shape which works as a particle attractor after ...
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1answer
22 views

Film a 3D video using Genlock cameras or LANC?

I am doing some research in 3D stereo, particularly in 3D videos. I was successful creating 3D photos (using ordinary webcams) and viewing on a 3D laptop and 3D TV, but I've been reading that video ...
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63 views

Is it feasible to manually implement chroma keying?

I have a weak computer (Atom N270 & onboard, 2006 Intel graphics) and it's super slow to do video editing on modern resolution videos, preferably 720p and up. I was wondering if I could manually ...
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1answer
35 views

Opaque overlay becomes transparent when fading out both video tracks in Sony Vegas

The original problem I had was to put an overlay (static image) on a video track. All guides/tutorials I found does this by putting the image into a separate video track. I would prefer attaching the ...
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1answer
17 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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0answers
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Flocking birds with Nuke-X Particles

I want to create flocking birds with a nuke particle system is this possible? And if so how would I get started? They should look somethink like in this. Trapcode particle tutorial for after effects. ...
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1answer
26 views

big Premiere project with many clips - is it better to storyboard on paper first?

I've got a lot of footage logged from about 40 hours worth. I'm considering my next step with the aim towards getting a rough cut of the footage I've marked as being good and worthwhile of being in ...
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70 views

Blu-Ray authoring on an Apple Mac

hope this is the right place for this query I am after some advice on authoring blu-ray discs on a Apple Mac, I normally use Apple DVD Studio Pro from the FCP studio package, but this does not offer ...
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1answer
66 views

Nuke particles escaping bounce node with geometry input

I created a sphere emitting particles in Nuke. Around that sphere is another sphere connected to a particle bounce which is set to kill the particles. Some particles seem to slip through though. Why ...
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1answer
31 views

How is laserdisc information physically stored on the disc?

I know that Laserdiscs store video in an analog composite format. I also know that CDs and DVDs store audio data as a digitally-encoded waveform with the bits stored as pits and islands in the disc ...
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1answer
14 views

Premiere Pro CC 2014: Select multiple items in media browser

First of all, sorry if I'm using the wrong term for the area you see in the screen. I need to select two specific files to merge them. Unfortunately I'm not able to find the corresponding shortcut. If ...
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Equipment needed to record sound when filming an interview with two people

I am currently filming interviews for a project and to date, a friend has kindly lent me the following sound equipment. Unfortunately, I am going to have to give this equipment back very soon and ...
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1answer
22 views

Trimming MLV or CDNG Footage

I need to edit some mlv footage that consists of a number of lengthy takes. Due to the nature of the subject matter, a lot of the footage is effectively unneeded and given the size of mlv files, I ...
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2answers
93 views

sync separate audio to video+bad-camera-audio, free NLE recommendations

Should I be asking this on askubuntu, or superuser? Or even http://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/? My use-case, in case the details help people understand what I'm looking for: My brother needs ...
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1answer
15 views

Discrepancy between VirtualDub CPU usage and Task Manager, Lag resulting

So I'm trying to capture footage from my PS2 at a low resolution (720x576 if memory serves) through Virtual Dub. I'm on Windows 7 64 with an 8-core i7, 8GB RAM, 150G SSD and an EZCap capture card. ...
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1answer
77 views

Converting MLV to Prores

I have some Magic Lantern Raw footage that I want to convert to Prores 444 for use in this workflowenter link description here. I understand the process, other than the use of LUTs. In the process, ...
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1answer
12 views

How can I determine the publishing point for streaming an HTTP stream to Adobe Media Server 5?

I would like to stream a HTTP stream from VLC direct to Adobe Media Server 5, however I am unsure of the URL I should stream to. How can I determine the URL of the publishing point?
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2answers
83 views

Add image under the video with ffmepg

I want to extend basic usage of watermark and put it under the video. That means. I have input video 720x480 and image 720x20. On output i want to have video 720x500 where video aspect is preserved ...
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1answer
35 views

Import subtitles from spreadsheet into Aegisub?

I have a set of timed transcripts in a spreadsheet in the following form: Timecode mm:ss:ff | Line of dialogue 01:02:25 | This is some dialogue I would like to import them into ...
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2answers
49 views

Sony Vegas default chroma key seem to shift blue colors

After a few videos, I think that now I manage pretty well chroma key on a green screen. But in my last video, my subject handles items that are light blue / cyan, and I started to notice that those ...
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0answers
49 views

Different luminosity between preview and render on Sony Vegas 13

I currently have a problem with a video I'm editing, when I render it with Sony Vegas 13 (with the Sony AVC/MVC 1080p-30fps "Internet" preset), the resulting video is much darker than the preview (on ...
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1answer
30 views

Adobe Media Encoder Flicker Issue

When rendering my video in Adobe Media Encoder using either h.264 and mpeg-2 I get random flickering appearing. I have rendered directly out of After Effects using a lossless codec. The video is ...
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0answers
5 views

Open source Video editing software for subtitling unicode [duplicate]

I am looking for an open source software that allows to subtitle and offers basic functionality like creating a transparent overlay for subtitles. Its for windows. Please suggest. Many thanks.
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Any m2ts optimizer under Linux? [closed]

My goal is to optimize m2ts generated by ffmpeg for HLS because the generated m2ts has lots of structural overhead. The below is an example of the result analyzed by Apple Media Stream Validator: ...

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